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  1. Taken from a Facebook post.. Forresters. Ref: 914. 274 S. "Erected in Memory of the Sheffield soldiers and sailors whose lives were lost in The Crimea. The guns at the base of the monument were captured from the Russians. This striking monument is a column standing on a pedestal of Darley Dale stone, and surmounted by a statue of our late beloved Queen Victoria, as "Honour."The funds were raised by public subscription. The foundation stone was laid by the Duke of Cambridge."
  2. The map in the first post might be showing Brunswick Chapel, South St,Moor - which was renamed The Moor in 1922.
  3. Is this really classed as being in Walkley? Sadly not looking so grand nowadays, but the climbing plant growing up the building seems to have survived..
  4. A link to another thread about the Wild Well at Norton Hollow...
  5. From a different angle.. http://www.picturesheffield.com/y01295
  6. Thats brilliant, many thanks. That id the first photo I've ever seen of Dales chip shop. Im wondering if the sign says Dale's (with an apostrophe) or Dales (without apostrophe)? If it was run by Billy Dale then obviously the former. I know from my family tree that a Dales married a Dale. I wonder where Pete Hill found the photo?
  7. Thanks 270 Sharrow Vale Rd would place the shop just where I was told by the owner of Two Steps chippy across the road. Cant find any reference to it whilst owned by the Dale/Dales family. By the way, it was around this time when a Dales married a Dale, just to confuse the family tree.
  8. Anyone have any information or memories of this chip shop on Sharrow Vale Rd? I believe it was owned by an ancestor of mine, so I'm keen to find out any information. I think it was located opposite where Two Steps chip shop stands today. Ive not been able to find any photos of it, but my understanding is that my great grandad owned it, and my grandad worked for him instead of going to school, but Im keen to and out if any of this is true.
  9. Just seen this photo on eBay of Chantrey House, Norton. Anyone know where it is/was? It has similarities to the current house called Chanrey House on Norton Lane just below the church, but I'm not convinced its the same house.
  10. Its a shame the above Photobucket images no longer show. Heres a framed print of Norton Hollow by S Marsden that I came across..
  11. Im sure it was called White Hart chip shop on White Lane, near Gleadless Townsend and next door to the old Harrow pub? Its now Rainbow Chinese takeaway.
  12. I remember aged maybe 6yrs old playing in the playground of the infant school, back in the 70's. There was a girl playing hopscotch and unbeknown to her a Banjo chocolate bar fell out of her pocket as she jumped. My mate quickly picked it up and we ran off to the other end of the playground and shared it between us.
  13. Are any of those items on public display anywhere?
  14. I walked down there the other day, Those old buildings would look lovely if cleaned up. Whats their history?
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