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  1. From the Leyland Torque Magazine ----- Driving a Titan Torque Converter "Gearless Bus" in 1948 The bus in question is to operate Sheffield route 3, OUTER CIRCLE, a short working from Malin Bridge to Bellhouse Road. After entering the cab and taking his seat the, driver on glancing around would notice that although the hand controls, a change speed lever to his left, and the hand brake to his right, were normal, the foot controls were not! On the right of the steering column was the accelerator pedal and the brake pedal was in the center. On the left, where one would expect a clutch pedal or preselective gear engaging pedal, but there was simply a foot rest. A knowledgeable driver would now be aware that he was in control of a “GEARLESS BUS”. We shall assume that the vehicle is GWE 730, Titan TD5c with a Cravens body, new in 1940, and number 431 in the “A” fleet. The time is 4.10pm towards the end of June. It is a warm day and we have a fair loading of passengers. The driver checks for intermediate position (neutral) by means of the left-hand lever, presses the starter button on the dash in front of him and the engines comes into life. There are two bells from the conductor, the control lever is pushed forward and a slight clunk comes from the toggle-clutch as the torque converter is engaged. The handbrake (push on type) is released and pulled back, a “tickety –tick” sound from the free-wheel is noticeable. On accelerating, this ceases and the bus moves forward very smoothly and turns right into Holme Lane. The engine is revving at its maximum governed speed, the road speed increasing until at about 20 mph the change speed lever is pulled back into direct drive. Approaching the stop before Middlewood Road, the brakes are applied and a few yards before we come to a halt, the lever is pushed forward to engage the converter. The free-wheel sound is again heard and the bus coasts to a halt, with a final application of the foot brake. Starting off once more, a left turn is made into Middlewood Road where the slight gradient necessitates the constant use of the converter. The engine is again running at the governed speed, and there is a constant, steady drone from the induction system. The gradient levels out alongside Hillsborough Park and the lever is pulled back into direct drive. With a slight clunk, the drone is replaced by the mellow roar of the 8.6 oil engine, similar to a standard TD5. Turning right we traverse Leppings Lane, passing the Sheffield Wednesday Football Ground in the process. On leaving the Leppings Lane /Herries Road stop, the usual procedure is followed and on reaching the Five Arches Railway viaduct, an angler from the adjacent pond is picked up. Given the starting bell, the driver fully depresses the accelerator, the engine reaches its governed speed, and simultaneously the hand brake is released. Slowly, the bus moves forward up the hill, though the engine is racing, progress at best is “steady”. We pass Scraith Wood to stop at a point near Penrith Road and at this stage there is a wisp of steam from the radiator cap. It is a warm day and we have a”boil” on. Laboriously starting off again, we reach the summit at Moonshine Lane and on stopping to set down, steam blows furiously from the radiator cap. Allowing a couple of minutes to cool down, the water is replenished from an obliging shopkeeper nearby. We were lucky that the fluid in the converter did not “gasify”, or there would have been a loss of drive. Continuing down Herries Drive, with direct engagement, the steep pull up Longley Lane necessitates a forward movement of the lever to engage the torque converter to climb to the stop opposite the Firth Park Grammar School. The change is achieved by leaving the right foot flat down on the accelerator and pushing the control lever forwards, the engine again attaining its governed speed, stopping near the school. There is one more slow climb to Sheffield Lane Top and here we turn right into Hatfield House Lane, travelling on this level throroughfare to the terminus at Bellhouse Road, breathless, after an almost four mile journey, ready to return to Malin Bridge on route 2. Passengers all off, the bus turns right into Bellhouse Road, prior to reversing into Shiregreen Lane opposite the Concord Park gates. Neutral is selected, and then an attempt to engage reverse is frustrated by a grinding noise from the selector dogs. Stubbornly, reverse gear cannot be engaged, but our driver has experienced this problem before. The trick here is to stop the engine and re-engage reverse ratio – usually this was successful. If not the process was repeated until reverse was selected! Drawing up to the stopping place, the engine was stopped, to wait departure time to return to Malin Bridge. This adventure was a fairly typical journey on a “GEARLESS BUS”, a mix of flat and hilly terrain, having one long ascent and one moderate descent down Longley Lane. The latter feature would remind the driver that there was very little engine braking effect on this type of bus and with much reliance on the brakes.
  2. RichardB

    Watson's Walk

    When I was a kidda, I was taken to see a film, may just have been The Towering Inferno, early 1970's, we queued for ages along Angel Street, and up a weird concrete Alley, called "Watson's Walk", I remember asking my Mam what that was all about; I recall asking my Mam about it in 2004, a year before she passed away; she (in 1970's) sort of passed the question by; nothing strange, but, she didn't know. Time passes backwards, like 20 plus years .... <star trek noises> ...... my mind begins to think about things, ...... Now then, I queued for a film at the ABC at Angel street, we queued along the frontage, then up a strange concrete walkway, heading towards Hartsheat, and the Dove and Rainbow, nothing strange yet ..... I recall the concrete tunnel, having a street name "Watson's Walk", I'm about eight, I forget it ..... Time passes, I gain weight and lose hair which has a sensible colour, I read about Sheffield history, and about Hartshead, and Meetinghouse Lane, and Campo Lane, all very related to the aforementioned Watson's Walk, I look at a map from 1780 (posted), I see what appears to be Watson's Walk, I begin to see history ulfolding before me eyes, Still like to know all about a concrete tunnel that retained its name 200 years laters on, so Watsons Walk, go on, you know you can find out everything about it and let me know, go on, go on .... Richard, shuttup !!!
  3. Sheffield History

    Sheffield Trams

    SHEFFIELD TRAMS Sheffield Tramway was an extensive tramway network serving the city of Sheffield and its suburbs. The first tramway line, which was horse-drawn, started in 1873 with the opening of a line between Lady's Bridge and Attercliffe. This line was subsequently extended to Brightside and Tinsley. Routes were built to Heeley, where a tram depot was built, Nether Edge and Hillsborough. In 1899, the first electric tram ran between Nether Edge and Tinsley. By 1902 all the routes were electrified. By 1910, the Sheffield Tramway network covered 39 miles, in 1951 the network was extended to 48 miles. The last trams ran between Leopold Street and Beauchief on 8 October 1960—three Sheffield trams were subsequently preserved at the National Tramway Museum in Crich. History The horse tram era The Sheffield horse tramway was created under the Tramways Act 1870, with powers granted in July 1872. The first routes, to Attercliffe and Carbrook, Brightside, Heeley, Nether Edge and Owlerton opened between 1873 and 1877. Under the legislation at that time, local authorities were precluded from operating tramways but were empowered to construct them and lease the lines to an individual operating company. Tracks were constructed by contractors and leased to the Sheffield Tramways Company who operated the services. Prior to the inauguration of the horse trams, horse buses had provided a limited public service but road surfaces were at that time of poor quality and their carrying capacity were small. The new horse trams gave smoother rides, traveling on steel rails and were an improvement over previous alternatives. The fares were too high for the average worker so the horse trams saw little patronage, services began later than when workers began their day so were of little use to most. Running costs were high as the operator had to keep a large number of horses and could not offer low fares. It was common practice to paint tramcars in different colours according to the route operated. This allowed both illiterate and the educated, literally, to identify a tram. The electric tram era The Sheffield Corporation (Sheffield City Council) took over the tramway system in July 1896. The Corporation's goal was to expand and mechanise the system. Almost immediately a committee was formed to inspect other tramway systems to look at the improved systems of traction. Upon their return the committee recommended the adoption of electrical propulsion using the overhead current collection system. The national grid was not as developed as it is now and so the Corporation set out to provide the required current. The Corporation were to become their local domestic and industrial electricity supplier were the additional load would be sold. A power station was built for the Sheffield Corporation Tramways on Kelham Island by the river Don between Mowbray Street and Alma Street. Feeder cables stretched from there to the extremeties of the system, covering over forty miles of route. Network The Sheffield Tramway Company's original horse drawn tram network was 9½ miles long and radiated from the city centre to Tinsley, Brightside, Hillsborough, Nether Edge and Heeley. A few years after the Sheffield Corporation took over, horse tramways were gradually and completely replaced firstly by single deck electric tramcars then by double decker tramcars. It extended routes to Beauchief and Woodseats in 1927 and to Darnall and Intake in 1928. Adjacent lines were converted into circular route by sleep track connecting links. The line along Abbey Lane, linking Beauchief to Woodseats was one of them and its entirety was built on reserved track. The last extensions were opened in 1934 and extended the network to Lane Top, via Firth Park.Three small sections, Fulwood Road, Nether Edge and Petre St were closed between 1925 and 1936. In 1952, the Corporation closed 2 sections (inc. the Abbey Lane line), followed by the rest of the network between 1954 and 1960. Tram depots Over the years eight depots were built throughout the city to service a fleet of about 400 trams. Tinsley tram depot Tinsley tram depot (53°24′28″N, 1°24′45″W) was built in 1874 and was the first depot built in Sheffield for the "Sheffield Tramways Company". It was originally built for horse trams but was converted for electric trams in 1898–1899 after which it was capable of accommodating 95 tram cars. Following the abandonment of the tramway system in 1960, the Tinsley depot was sold and was subsequently used as a warehouse. Much of the original 1874 building still exists and the entire depot is listed as a historically significant building. The Sheffield Bus Museum Trust has used part of the depot as a museum since May 1987. Heeley tram depot Heeley tram depot (53°21′31.5″N, 1°28′28″W) was the depot for horse trams only, the line to it was never electrified. The depot was built by the Sheffield Tramways company in 1878. When the tram system was abandoned in 1960, the depot was sold and subsequently used as a car repair shop until 2005. The building has been sold and flats will be built incorporating the structure, as it is a listed building Nether Edge depot A small tram shed was built at the Nether Edge terminus (53°21′35″N, 1°29′18″W), which opened in 1899. The Nether Edge line as well as two other small sections was abandoned due to the narrowness of the streets the tram travelled on. This caused problems and was unsuitable for efficient service. The Sheffield Corporation concluded that trams were better for city service. Queens Road works The Queens Road works (53°22′8″N, 1°27′52″W) opened in 1905. Many of the trams used on the Sheffield tramway were built at Queens Road. The building survived for many years following abandonment, but was demolished in the 1990s. Shoreham Street depot Construction of the Shoreham Street depot (53°22′36″N, 1°27′54″W) started in about 1910 on the site of an 18th century leadmill. Following the abandonment of the tramway the depot was used as a bus garage for many years until it finally closed in the 1990s. Much of the building has since been demolished and redeveloped as student flats, although those parts that surround the entrance at the junction of Shoreham Street and Leadmill Road are still standing and in good condition. Crookes tram depot The Crookes depot, which was located on Pickmere Road (53°23′1″N, 1°30′25″W), was started in 1914, but not completed until 1919. It closed on 5 May 1957 and has since been demolished. Tenter Street depot The Tenter Street depot (53°23′2″N, 1°28′21″W) opened in 1928 and was the last tram depot to remain in operational use. As well as the tram depot there was a bus garage on the upper level that was accessed from Hawley Street. Holme Lane depot (Hillsborough) The depot at Holme Lane (53°24′7″N, 1°30′12″W) closed on 23 April 1954. The facade of the building still stands, although the rest of the building has been demolished and a medical centre built in its place. Rolling stock Unlike other tram companies, whose trams were often rebuilt and made to last thirty to forty years, Sheffield Corporation adopted a praiseworthy policy of replacement by new vehicles after a twenty-five year life. The corporation never really stopped acquiring new rolling stock and by 1940, only eleven of its 444 trams were older than twenty-six years, more than half of them were less than ten. In its history, Sheffield Corporation operated 884 tramcars. Its last livery was the blue and cream livery, which is still worn on the preserved trams at Crich and Beamish. The 'Preston' cars The United Electric Car Company of Preston built 15 double deck balcony cars for Sheffield Corporation Tramways in 1907. Initially numbered 258–272 they had wooden seats for 59 passengers, and were mounted on a 4-wheel Peckham P22 truck with two Metrovick 102DR 60 hp motors operated by BTH B510 controllers. The braking systems comprised of a handbrake acting on all wheels, an electric brake for emergency use and a hand-wheel operated track brake. Between December 1924 and July 1927 they were rebuilt with a totally-enclosed upper deck. The 'Rocker Panel' cars Following the production of a prototype at the Sheffield Corporation Tramways Queens Road works in 1917, between 1919 and 1927 Brush at Loughborough built 100 of these cars, another 50 at were built at Cravens in Darnall. The 'Standard' cars The prototype Standard Car (numbered 1) was built by Cravens at Darnall, and entered service in 1927. Subsequently about 150 more were built at the Queens Road works and 25 were built by W.E. Hill & Sons in South Shields. From 1936–1939 the Queens Road works built redesigned Standard Cars, which were known as the 'Domed-roof' Class and had improved lighting and seats The 'Roberts' cars The prototype for this series (number 501) was built at the Queens Road works in August 1946. WIth comfortable upholstered seating for 62 passengers it was the last car to be built at the works From 1950–1952 35 more of these double deck trams, numbered 502–536 were constructed by Charles Roberts & Co. of Wakefield (now Bombardier Eurorail). They were carried on a 4-wheel Maley and Taunton hornless type 588 truck with rubber and leaf spring suspension. The cars were powered by two Metrovick 101 DR3 65 hp motors. Air brakes were fitted, acting on all wheels, and electric braking was available for emergency use. Car 536, which entered service on 11 April 1952, was the last tram to be constructed for the Sheffield tramway. Representing the ultimate development of the traditional British 4-wheel tramcar, the class worked for only 10 years, as Sheffield tramway was closed in 1960. On 8 October of that year, car 513, a member of the class ran specially decorated in the final procession; so too did sister tram 510, now preserved by the National Tramway Museum at Crich. The National Tramway Museum, Crich The National Tramway Museum at Crich in Derbyshire holds eight former Sheffield trams. Sheffield Corporation Tramways car number 15 is a horse tram dating from 1874; it was the first tram to be used at the museum in 1963. Car number 74 is another Victorian Sheffield tram that was sold to the Gateshead tramway and ran until 1951. Although only its lower deck survived, in use as a garden shed, it has now been restored to original condition by the museum. The museum also has Standard car number 189, a Domed-roof car (number 264), and a Roberts car (number 510). In addition there are two works cars from the Sheffield fleet and an early single-deck Sheffield tram that is not in working condition. Remnants There are few remnants of the, once extensive, tramway. The tram sheds at Tinsley and Heeley survive, as do parts of those at Holme Lane and Shoreham Street. In many places the tram tracks were not removed, the road was resurfaced over the tracks, and the tracks still survive (albeit covered). An example of tracks covered in this way was uncovered and made a feature of The Moor pedestrian precinct. Around the City there are about ten or so of the "overhead" poles still standing(2006), such as the matching pair in Firth Park, where you can also see a small section of track in the middle of the traffic island. Poles also survive at Manor Top, Woodseats and Abbeydale Road. In places where the trams ran on a reserved track, such as on Abbeydale Road South and Abbey Lane at Beauchief, the reservation has been converted into a dual carriage-way. This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License and sources material from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheffield_Tramway LINKS Wikipedia's Excellent Article On Sheffield Tramways - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheffield_Tramway Sheffield In The Age Of The Trams Book - Click Here To Buy The Book Sheffield Trams Link - http://www.cyberpictures.net/sheffield/s1.htm More Sheffield Trams Pictures - http://www.railfaneurope.net/pix/gb/trams/...ffield/pix.html
  4. Does anyone have any memories or pictures of the Corner Shop on Derbyshire Lane in Meersbrook. I have looked on Picture Sheffield and found one picture but any extra info or pictures would be great. I am Assistant Producer for Wall to Wall media and we are filming the next back in Time series for the BBC in Sheffield this summer. Thanks!
  5. This is a wonderful link. I'm a great fan of the 'Coal Measures' - Westhapian Rock. However, shouldn't we have a separate link? Perhaps, Sheffield Rocks? There is so much to look at and discuss. Cheers, Wazzie....
  6. That's why we have coal measures. High Hazels Park used to have several fossilised trees on display...all had been dug up out of local mines.
  7. southside

    Eyre Street

    Remember walking along Eyre Street to pick up some copper tube from Arnold Carters and coming across this scene! Can anyone tell me what was under construction at the site where the crane was working? also the building on Duke Lane marked with a circle, I repaired a burst pipe there, can`t for the life of me remember what the building was? seem to think the building was empty at the time.
  8. Index of SheffieldHistory.co.uk posts relating to Paradise Square: History of Paradise Square from Leader's 'Reminisences of Old Sheffield' Poem by B Bunker, 1827 Fairbanks plan, 1771 OS map, 1954 Pubs of Paradise Square Q in the Corner -- Paradise Square pub Q in the corner keepers The blind Fiddlers of the Q in the Corner Old Cock keepers David Daniel Davis -- famous Paradise Square resident (lived at #12) 1976 view of Paradise Square Some Picture Sheffield links: Paradise Square, mass political meeting, from the balcony of the Middle Class School. Properties in background include No 1, House of Help for Girls & Young Women, No 3, John Heiffor, Razor Manufacturer Paradise Street from Paradise Square, 1910 Doorway at #5 Paradise Square Nos 10-16, Paradise Square, premises include No 16, John Hall & Co., Printers, No 14, Glass & China Dealers, No 10, British Workman's & General Assurance Co., 1890 Paradise Square, Nos 4-6, left, Nos 1-5, right, (No 1, former House of Help for Girls and Young Women), 1950 Nos 5-19, Paradise Square, No 17 was formerly a pub called Q in the Corner, later renamed Shrewsbury, 1950 Paradise Square looking towards Silver Street Head, 1895-1910, showing Nos 22-26 (right-left) Nos 3-15, Paradise Square, 1945-1950 Nos 4-12, Paradise Square, 1945-1950 Others: Wikipedia article Images of England pages: Nos.14-22 (North Side) Nos.1-15 (South Side) Nos.4-12 (East Side) Nos.17 & 19 (West Side) No.24 (West Side) Google Street View: View Larger Map List of Public Meetings held in Paradise Square: 15 July 1779 John Wesley preached to "the largest congregation I ever saw on a weekday" 26 September 1798 Rowland Hill preached 12 April 1809. A meeting of the Inhabitants of Sheffield (at which not less than Five Thousand Persons were assembled), convened by public Advertisement, and held this day on April 12, at the Cutlers'-hall, and adjourned from thence to Paradise-square, Mr. E. Rhodes, Master Cutler, in the Chair. 6 June 1810. At a Meeting of from seven to eight thousand of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighborhood of Sheflield, convened by public advertisement, and held this day in Paradise Square, by adjournment from the Town Hall, to take into consideration the Assumption of Privi'lege by the House of Commons, of imprisoning his Majesty's Subjects for Ottences cognizable m the courts, of law; the subject of a Parliamentary Reform; and the propriety of returning Thanks to Sir Frauds Burdett for his services to his Country, the following Resolutions were voted unanimously : Mr. E. Rhodes, in ihe Chair. 20th March 1817. Public meeting in Paradise Square, to consider the propriety of petitioning for a reform in the representation of the people; adpoted resolutions and petition to the Commons for reform. (from RichardB) Sunday Jul 4, 1818 (reported in Jully 11, 1818 Leeds Mercury) A very impressive sermon preached by Rev. Mr. Cooper, from Dublin August 2, 1830 Mr Bethell, introduced by Dr Corbitt, and Lord Morpeth, introduced by Mr John Parker, addressed over 8,000 persons, assembled in Paradise square, on the occasion of offering themselves to represent the county in Parliament. (from RichardB) Wednesday Dec 1, 1830 (reported in Dec 8, 1830 Derby Mercury) A public meeting to Petition for Parliamentary Reform Dr. Knight in the Chair Dec 12, 1832 Nomination of the candidates for the first elections of the Sheffield Parliamentary constituency Sep 12, 1839 — As recorded in the Yorkshire Assizes, Crown Court, Tuesday, March 17 1840. A great body of persons calling themselves Chartists, assembled together in Paradise Square, Sheffield, about seven o'clock in the evening, and at that time it was getting dark, and they conducted themselves in a particularly violent and riotous manner. The gas lamps were put out, stones were thrown at he windows, and in short the circumstances were such as to inspire a well founded alarm in the minds of the inhabitants. In consequence of this alarm the magistrates came to the place, the riot act was read, but the crowd not dispersing the military, with Colonel Martin at their head, had been sent for, and stones and brickbats were thrown at the military and the police. The body of persons removed to what is called the Doctor's Field, and the same riotous proceedings went on, some of the military and police being hurt. The town was kept in great agitation the whole night. Robert Cox (33), George Gullimore (18), James Bartholomew (22), Joseph Lingard (17), Thomas Powls (34), and Joshua Clayford were charged with 1, conspiracy; 2, riot; & 3, unlawful assembly. The judge found the defendants Not Guilty Jan 1, 1840. Anti-Corn Law Meeting, in the New Circus, adjourned to Paradise Square. Opposed by Chartists; but the resolutions, and a petition for the repeal of the Corn Law, were adopted. Meeting attended by the Members for the borough. (from RichardB) August 22nd 1842 " To the Public of Sheffield and its Vicinity. " Whereas a placard has been recently posted on the walls, stating that, ' At a meeting of several delegates of the trades of Sheffield, it was unanimously resolved, that a meeting be held in Paradise Square, on Monday morning, August 22nd, at ten o'clock, to take into consideration the present state of the country,' and as the above announcement may lead to some misunderstanding in the public mind in regard to trades' unions, we, the undersigned, being each of us secretary to his respective trade, do deem it right to state that neither we, nor the trades we belong to, have anything to do with the aforesaid meeting. Thomas Nelson, Razor Grinder. Chakles Skinnek, Scissor Grinder. Thomas Newton, Pen Blade Grinder. Matthew Bailey, File Grinder. William Bkoadhead, Screw Grinder. George Career, Edge Tool Grinder. N.B. The table knife and fork grinders not in union at the present time. May 3rd 1843. Meeting in Paradise Square, called by the able-bodied paupers, who complained of the amount of labour required of them by the Guardians, in consequence of which a number of men had ceased to work. A Committee appointed to wait upon the Guardians. (from RichardB) May 31st 1843. Meeting in Paradise Square to receive the report of the Committee appointed 3rd May. (from RichardB) Jan 23, 1844. Mr. Ward addressed his constituents in Paradise square, where he obtained a very hearty reception, and was met by much less opposition than that to which he had sometimes been subjected. Feb 19, 1844. Advertised in the Northern Star, Sat Feb 17 1844. A public meeting of the Coal Miners of Sheffield and its neighbourhood, to take into consideration the unjust acts of some of the Coal Masters in turning off their men for belonging to unions. Mr. David Swallow and others addressed the meeting. Mon Mar 13, 1848. Reported in Liverpool Mercury, Friday, March 17, 1848 Chartist meeting comprising 12,000 to 15,000 persons. Mr Councillor Ironside in the chair. The proceedings were peacable Wed Jul 4, 1855. Reported in the Derby Mercury, Wednesday, July 11, 1855 A great meeting for the purpose of supporting Mr. Roebuck in his proposed vote of censure on the Government. The Mayor presided, 7,000 to 8,000 persons were present. Mr Urquhart addressed at length. Wed Mar 11, 1857. Reported in the Liverpool Mercury, Friday 13 March, 1857 Upwards of 10,000 present to hear from Mr. Roebuck an explanation as to his vote in favour of Mr. Cobden's motion. A resolution was passed requesting Mr. Roebuck and Mr Hadfield to become candidates again to represent the borough. Fri Jun 9, 1865. Reported in the Leeds Mercury, Saturday, June 10, 1865 Mr. Roebuck M.P. and Mr. Hadfield M.P. addressed a meeting of upwards of 10,000 persons ... Reported in the London Times of June 10, 1865 Mr. J. A. Roebuck, M. P., and Mr. G. Hadfield, M. P., addressed an open-air meeting of their constituents, yesterday in Paradise Square, The capacious square was crowded, there being upwards of ten thousand persona present. The Mayor (Mr. Jessop) presided. At present there are no opposition candidates in the field. Mon August 6, 1866. Reported in Liverpool Mercury, Friday, August 10, 1866 Upwards of 12,000 personds attended to pass resolutions in support of the London Reform League Tue Aug 24, 1869. Reported in Daily News, Thursday, August 26, 1869 Mr Mundella M.P. addressed a crowd of about 10,000 of his constituents. Paradise Square reported as "the usual site for open air meetings in Sheffield". 29 January 1879. Open-air meeting attended by 10,000 in Paradise Square, called by Liberal Association; amendment expressing confidence in Government carried by large majority. List of residents/businesses in Paradise Square, 1787-1925 Gales & Martin, 1787 (#s not given) Widow Ratcliffe — cutler Jacob Cherwin — merchant Samuel Goodlad — victualler & musician John Jenkinson — joiner, cabinet maker Samuel Green — victualler & cook Samuel Harmar — grocer, maltster John Forward — victualler Michale Burton — attorney William Radcliffe — dealer in furniture &c John Richardson — schoolmaster Weston Richardson — staymaster Thomas Knutton — factor Abraham Sutcliffe, M.D. James Wheat — attorney Thomas Sambourn — attorney Stacey Smith — founders queens foundry (& Co) Richard Wilson — pawnbroker Robery Woollen — baker Thomas Steuart, M.D. (The numbering scheme for the square has changed at least once [~1838], the numbers given below are as reported in the stated source, but a single number may not refer to a single building) #1 1797 (Robinson's) Joseph Eyre — Appraiser, and constable (Court 4) 1811 (Holden's) Charles Brookfield — Solicitor 1822 (Baine's) Mrs Sarah Needham 1822 (Baine's) Robert Owen — Cooper 1825 (Gell's) Thomas Pierson — Solicitor 1828 (Pigot's) Thomas Pierson jun. — Attorneys 1829 Thomas Pierson, Jun. — Attorney 1833 (White's) Thomas Pierson jun. — Solicitor 1837 (White's) Thomas Pierson — Attorney 1839 (Robson's) Thomas Purson — Solicitor 1851 (Census) Richard Thompson — Attorney & Solicitor (Wife: Mary) 1854 (Kelly's) George Marples — Solicitor 1861 (Census) Richard Hicks? — Solicitors Managing Clerk 1871 (White's) Saml. Sweeny — Clarenden Hotel 1893 (Kelly's) Rescue & Preventative Society. Mrs Blakeney, President; Arthur Davey, Treasurer; Mrs WT Flather, Secretary; Miss Elizabeth Stening, Matron. 1919 (White's) George Harry Bray — Accountant (h. 19 Edgebrook Road) 1925 (Kelly's) George Henry Bray — Accountant (h. Creswick, Greave Farm, Grenoside) #1a 1919 (White's) Blick Typewriter Co. Ltd. 1925 (Kelly's) G.H. Bray & Co. — Typewriter Dealers #2 1797 (Robinson's) George Pinder — Stay maker 1822 (Baine's) Henry Sanderson — Land surveyor 1825 (Gell's) George Moulson Gillott — Surgeon 1828 (Pigot's) George Gillott — Surgeons 1833 (White's) John Southern — collector of highway rates 1833 (White's) Mr Benjamin Southern #3 1797 (Robinson's) Widow Bustard — Shoemaker 1822 (Baine's) Joseph Bottomley — Music preceptor & organist to the parish church 1825 (Gell's) Thomas Thompson — Broker 1833 (White's) James Wild — Surgeon 1837 (White's) Mary Storer — School -----> Numbers changed became #5? 1839 (Robson's) J. Southern — Highway rate collector 1846 (Slater's) William Bellamy — Sheriff's officer 1849 (White's) William Bellamy — Sheriff's officer 1849 (White's) William Frederick Bellamy — Clerk to the North of England Fire & Life Office 1851 (Census) William Bellamy — Sheriffs Officer (Wife: Matilda) 1852 (White's) William Bellamy — Sheriff's officer 1852 (White's) John Heiffor — Army razor &c. manufacturer (h. 11 Belfield Street) 1854 (Kelly's) William Bellamy — Sheriffs' Officer 1893 (Kelly's) John Heiffor — Razor Manufacturer 1905 (Kelly's) John Heiffor — Razor manufactr. 1911 (White's) John Heiffor — Razor Manufacturer #4 1797 (Robinson's) John Binge — Cabinet-maker, and upholsterer 1822 (Baine's) E C Simms — Ladies' seminary 1822 (Baine's) Burgon, Green & Co. — Manufacturers of saws 1828 (Pigot's) Eliza Cath. Simms — Academies, Seminaries and Public Schools 1833 (White's) Wm. Abson — Painter (business at ct. 5, Angel Street) -----> Numbers changed became #? 1839 (Robson's) Brookfield & Gould — Solicitors 1841 (Pigot's) Brookfield & Gould — Attorneys 1841 (Rodger's) Chas Brookfield — Solicitor, Commissioner of Bankrupts 1846 (Slater's) Brookfield & Gould — Attorneys 1849 (White's ) Brookfield & Gould — Solicitors 1852 (White's) Thomas Gould — Solicitor (h. 32 Wilkinson Street) 1854 (Kelly's) Thomas Gould — Solicitor 1871 (White's) Newbould & Gould — Solr. 1893 (Kelly's) Thomas Gould — Solicitor (Gould & Coombe) 1893 (Kelly's) Gould & Coombe — Solicitors 1905 (Kelly's) Gould & Coombe — Solicitors 1919 (White's) Gould & Coombe — Solicitors 1919 (White's) Charles Stanley Coombe (solicitor, Gould & Coombe) 1919 (White's) Miss Winifred Tomlinson — Teacher of piano 1925 (Kelly's) R Leonard Horner — Secretary, Milner Hurd's Patents Co. Ltd., boiler setting experts 1925 (Kelly's) Richard Leonard Horner — Estate Agent & Valuer, Horner & Son (h. Marlborough House, 4 Marlborough Road) 1925 (Kelly's) Jack Barrow — Tea Merchant (h. 81 Clarkhouse Road) #4 & #6 1925 (Kelly's) Bramley & Coombe — Solicitors 1925 (Kelly's) Charles Stanley Coombe — Solicitor and Commissioner for Oaths (h. Ashleigh, Totley Brook Road, Totley Rise) #5 1797 (Robinson's) Thomas Knutton — factor 1822 (Baine's) John Hunt — Shoemaker 1825 (Gell's) John Hunt — Shoemaker 1825 (Gell's) John Perkins — Accountant 1828 (Pigot's) John Hunt — Boot & Shoe makers 1828 (Pigot's) John Perkins — Accountants 1837 (White's) Thomas Batty — Accountant, auctioneer and appraiser -----> Numbers changed became #9 1839 (Robson's) Elizabeth S. Fearne — Ladies school 1841 (Rodger's) Eliz S Fearn — Ladies' Semmy. 1846 (Slater's) Thomas Peacock — Table knife manufacturer 1851 (Census) Thomas Pecock — Dealer in Cutlery (Wife: Ann) 1852 (White's) Isaac Broadhurst — Cooper (business at 31 Silver Street head) 1861 (Census) Edward Brown — Sheriff's Officer 1893 (Kelly's) Samuel Lockwood Levick — Chartered accountant & estate agent 1893 (Kelly's) George Henry Hall — Rent & debt collector & accountant 1893 (Kelly's) William Charles Reynald — Printer & lithographer 1905 (Kelly's) Brookes Brothers — Printers 1905 (Kelly's) Provident Free Home Assurance Co. Limited 1911 (White's) Brookes Brothers — Printers 1911 (White's) Joseph Arthur Darwent — Accountant, auditor, estate agent, rent & debt collector (h. 4 Binfield Road, Meersbrook) 1919 (White's) Joseph Arthur Darwent — Accountant, auditor, estate agent & rent & debt collector (h. 6 Mylnhurst Road, Ecclesall) 1919 (White's) Joseph Arthur Darwent — Secretary, Sheffield & District Confectioners' Association 1919 (White's) J A Darwent — Secretary, Sheffield & District Iron, Steel, Metal Dealers & Waste Trades Association 1919 (White's) J A Darwent — Secretary, Sheffield & District Wholesale Produce Exchange 1919 (White's) J Arthur Darwent — Secretary, Sheffield & District Master Bakers Association 1919 (White's) Brookes Brothers — Printers 1919 (White's) Henry Fawcett — Printer (Brookes Bros.) 1919 (White's) Arthur Thorpe — Secretary, Sheffield Tradesmens' Mutual Plate Glass Guarantee Society Limited 1919 (White's) Albert Edward Brookes — Commission Agent (h. 231 Springvale Road) 1925 (Kelly's) Brookes Brothers — Printers 1925 (Kelly's) Henry Fawcett — Printer (Brookes Bros.) 1925 (Kelly's) Joseph Arthur Darwent — Secretary, Sheffield & District Confectioners' Association 1925 (Kelly's) J A Darwent — Secretary, Sheffield & District Iron, Steel, Metal Dealers & Waste Trades Association 1925 (Kelly's) J A Darwent — Secretary, Sheffield Yeast Dealers Association 1925 (Kelly's) J A Darwent — Secretary, Sheffield & District Salt Merchants Association 1925 (Kelly's) J A Darwent — Secretary, Sheffield & District Wholesale Produce Exchange 1925 (Kelly's) J Arthur Darwent — Secretary, Sheffield, Rotherham & District Master Bakers AssociationAssociation 1925 (Kelly's) Joseph Arthur Darwent — Corporate accountant, auditor, estate agent & rent collector (h. 222 Carter Knowle Road) #6 1833 (White's) Thomas Palfreyman — vict. and eating house, Old Cock -----> Numbers changed became #11 1839 (Robson's) Joseph Haywood — Solicitor 1841 (Pigot's) Haywood & Bramley — Attorneys 1846 (Slater's) Edw. Bramley — Town clerk 1841 (Rodger's) Edward Bramley — Solicitor 1849 (White's) Bramley & Gainsford — Solicitors 1849 (White's) Edward Bramley — Solicitor & Town Clerk (h. West Cliffe) 1852 (White's) Edward Bramley — Solicitor & Town Clerk (h. Westcliff) 1854 (Kelly's) Bramley & Gainsford, solicitors 1854 (Kelly's) Edward Bramley — Town clerk 1893 (Kelly's) Herbert Bramley — Solicitor 1893 (Kelly's) Economic Life Assurance Company 1905 (Kelly's) Bramley & Son — Solicitors 1905 (Kelly's) Edward Bramley — Solicitor 1905 (Kelly's) Edward Bramley — Hon. sec. Sheffield Crematorium Co. Lim. 1905 (Kelly's) Fras. Herbt. Bramley — Architect 1911 (White's) Bramley & Son — Solicitors 1911 (White's) Edward Bramley — Solicitor & Commissioner for Oaths (h. Moscar Cottage, Hollow Meadows) 1919 (White's) Bramley & Son — Solicitors 1919 (White's) Edward Bramley — Solicitor & Commissioner for Oaths (h. Moscar Cottage, Hollow Meadows) #7 1797 (Robinson's) James Wheat — attorney, master in chancery and deputy steward of the court baron 1822 (Baine's) John Hall — Cooper 1849 (White's) John Clayton jnr — Auctioneer, appraiser, house agent &c. 1851 (Census) John Clayton — Auctioneer (Wife: Elizabeth) 1854 (Kelly's) John Clayton — Auctioneer, valuer, house & estate agent 1861 (Census) John Landens — Designer Modeller & Die Sinker 1861 (Census) Mary A Woodward — Vocalist 1861 (Census) Michael Donnelly — Vocalist 1871 (Ehite's ) E Brown — Sherriffs Officer 1871 (White's) Mary Jessop 1919 (White's) J S Blackburn & Sons — Plumbers 1925 (Kelly's) J S Blackburn & Sons — Plumbers #7 & #9 1888 Mary Ellen Harison died in October (Married, age 41) 1891 Hy Watson Harrison died in March (age 17) 1893 (Kelly's) Hugh Watson Harrison — Surgeon & medical officer, Lower District, Sheffield Union 1905 (Kelly's) Hugh W. Harrison — Surgeon #8 1833 (White's) George Wall — Police officer 1833 (White's) John Hall — Cooper (business on Campo Lane) -----> Numbers changed became #? 1839 (Robson's) Jas. & John Wheat — Solicitors 1841 (Pigot's) Wheat & Staniforth — Attorneys 1852 (White's) John James Wheat — Solicitor & clerk to the Church Burgesses &c. (h. Treeton) 1854 (Kelly's) John James Wheat — Solicitor, clerk to Sheffield church burgesses, to Sheffield Grammar school, to trustees of Birley's charity, to trustees of Wakefield & Sheffield turnpike trusts, & agent to the Mentor life assurance office 1893 (Kelly's) John James Wheat — Solicitor 1893 (Kelly's) John Bristowe Wheat — Solicitor 1896 Sarah Turner died May 16 (Widow, age 81) 1905 (Kelly's) John James Wheat — Solicitor 1905 (Kelly's) Jn. Bristowe Wheat — Solicitor 1911 (White's) John Bristowe Wheat — Solicitor; Joint Clerk to the Grammar School Governors & Birley's Charity (h. Norwood Hall, Piper Lane, Wadsley Bridge) 1925 (Kelly's) John Bristowe Wheat — Solicitor & law clerk to the Church Burgesses Trust, The Govenors of the G (h. 24 Oakholme Road) #9 1787 (Gales & Martin) Samuel Goodlad — victualler & musician 1797 (Robinson's) Thomas Stewart — M. D. 1822 (Baine's) John Sykes — Vict. Q in the Corner 1833 (White's) Thomas Green — Vict. Q in the Corner\ 1834 (Pigot's) Thos. Green — Q in the Corner -----> Numbers changed became #17 1839 (Robson's) T. Batty — Bailiff & collector of rents 1851 (Census) William Hastings — Draper 1852 (White's) William Hastings — Travelling Draper 1854 (Kelly's) William Hastings — Draper 1861 (Census) James Walker — Schoolmaster & Agent to ? Society 1909 Hugh Watson Harrison died in March (Physician Surgeon, age 63) 1911 (White's) Frederick Uttley Laycock LLB — Solicitor & commissioner for oaths (h. Castleton Road, Hope) 1919 (White's) Holmes, Widlake & Gibson — Chartered Accountants 1919 (White's) William Holmes — District agent, Scottish Provident Institution 1925 (Kelly's) Holmes, Widlake & Gibson — Chartered Accountants #10 1822 (Baine's) Thomas Bell — Excise Officer 1822 (Baine's) Mon Lulileus — French Teacher 1822 (Baine's) Ebenezer Birks — Grocer & tea dealer & agent to the Sun Fire Office (& 96 Fargate) 1828 (Pigot's) Joseph Andrews junoir — Shopkeepers & Dealers in Groceries and Sundries 1849 (White's) Henry Broomhead — solicitor (business at 17 North Church Street) 1854 (Kelly's) Henry Broomhead sen. — esq. 1893 (Kelly's) James Hall — Architect & surveyor 1893 (Kelly's) James Waddington — Appraiser & valuer 1893 (Kelly's) John William Drake — Supt. (British Workman's Assurance Co. Limited) 1905 (Kelly's) Jsph. Arth. Darwent — Accountant 1905 (Kelly's) Joseph Arthur Darwen — Sec. The Sheffield & District Confectioners' Association 1905 (Kelly's) Empson Wells & Co. — tea mers 1905 (Kelly's) Britannic Assurance Co. Lim. — J. W. Drake, director 1905 (Kelly's) Mark Woolman, — tailor 1919 (White's) Hall & Fenton — Architects, surveyor, engineers, valuers & land agents 1925 (Kelly's) William Carter Fenton — JP; architect, valuer & land agent #11 1797 (Robinson's) Abraham Sutcliffe — M.D. 1833 (White's) John Clayton — Auctioneer, appraiser and furniture warehouse 1837 (White's) John Jepson & Son — Accountants -----> Numbers changed became #24 or #26? 1839 (Robson's) Thomas M'Quhae — Cock 1841 (Census) Thomas MacQuhae — Licensed Victualler 1849 (White's) Thomas McQuhae — Vict. Old Cock Inn 1851 (Census) Thomas McQuhae — Inn Keeper (Wife: Elizabeth) 1852 (White's) Thomas McQuhae — Vict. Old Cock Inn 1854 (Kelly's) Old Cock tavern, Edmund Inkersall 1859 (Melville's) Old Cock inn, Henry Saville 1861 (Census) Harriet Wood — Publican 1893 (Kelly's) Sheffield Central Radical Club. William Pearson, Treasurer; Walter Eagers, Secretary, Mrs Emily Gill, Caretaker 1905 (Kelly's) Police Institute — Richard Hopkins, Caretaker 1919 (White's) Arthur Wilson — Caretaker, Police Institute 1925 (Kelly's) Weston & Ransden, Ltd. Insurance brokers 1925 (Kelly's) C. S. Armstrong & Co. Wholesale Furriers #12 1803-1812 David Daniel Davis — Physician 1822 (Baine's) Mrs Hannah Ellis 1837 (White's) William Binney — Attorney -----> Numbers changed became #15 1839 (Robson's) John Ryalls — Solicitor 1839 (Robson's) Ann Whealey —Dress maker 1841 (Census) John Ryals (age 35) — Attorney 1849 (White's) John Ryalls — Solicitor 1852 (White's) James Sorbie — Draper 1854 (Kelly's) McDonald & Munroe, linen & wollen drapers 1904 Richard Berry died December (Child, age 4 mnths) 1905 (Kelly's) William Edgar Ryves — Surgeon 1911 (White's) William Edgar Ryves — Surgeon 1919 (White's) William Edgar Ryves — Surgeon 1925 (Kelly's) Dronfield & Booth — Estate agents 1925 (Kelly's) William Percy Booth — Estate agent (Dronfield & Booth) (h. 23 Chantrey Road) 1925 (Kelly's) Alan Brewer — Solicitor & Secretary, Sheffield Reform Club & Master Plumbers Association 1925 (Kelly's) Ernest Charles Chappell — barrister at law (h. 30 Southbourne Road) 1925 (Kelly's) Willis Lee Oxley — Solicitor & Commissioner for Oaths (h. Tuxford, Notts) #13 1822 (Baine's) John Greaves — Solicitor 1822 (Baine's) E Simms — Day school 1825 (Gell's) William Fox — Cabinet maker and upholsterer 1833 (White's) John Carr — Surgeon 1837 (White's) John Carr — Surgeon -----> Numbers changed became #20 1846 (Slater's) Isaac Wilson — China glass & eathenware dealers 1851 (Census) Isaac Wilson — Potter 1852 (White's) Philip Harrison — Glass and china dealer 1852 (White's) Spencer Harrison — Auctioneer 1854 (Kelly's) Henry Whitford — Glass & china wareho 1861 (Census) John Harrison — Glass & China Dealer 1871 (White's) Wm. Hall — Cooper 1893 (Kelly's) Walter Eagers — rent bailiff 1905 (Kelly's) Walt. Eagers & Son — rent bailiffs 1911 (White's) Walter Eagers — certified bailiff (W.E. & son) 1919 (White's) Peter Hanson 1925 (Kelly's) Abraham Silver — Butcher (business at 68 Campo Lane) #14 1771 (Fairbanks Map) Ann Barlow 1797 (Robinson's) Samuel Tompkin — engraver and copperplate printer 1822 (Baine's) William Jackson — Surgeon 1833 (White's) William Henry Clayton — Auctioneer, appraiser and furniture broker (h. 5 Brownell Street) -----> Numbers changed became #18 1839 (Robson's) Elizabeth Hague — Dress maker 1841 (Pigot's) Elizabeth Hague — Milliner & dress maker 1851 (Census) John Fisher — Glass & China Dealer 1852 (White's) John Fisher — China, glass &c. dealer 1854 (Kelly's) John Fisher — glass & china dealer 1893 (Kelly's) Mrs Eliza & Miss Lydia Fisher — Glass & china dealer 1905 (Kelly's) Fisher & Co. — Glass & china dlrs 1910 William Bradbury died September (Clerk, age 56) 1919 (White's) JH Frith — Divisional Secretary, National Federation of Discharged & Demobilised Sailors 1925 (Kelly's) Allied (Electrical Manufacturers (The),) Wholesale Electrical Factors #15 1797 (Robinson's) Ann Richardson — victualler 1833 (White's) Joseph Riley — Surgeon -----> Numbers changed became #? 1841 (Pigot's) William Binney — Attorney 1849 (White's) Mrs Sarah Hall 1851 (Census) Sarah Hall, aged 77 1852 (White's) Mrs Sarah Hall 1854 (Kelly's) Mr. William Hatfield 1861 (Census) William Hartfield 1893 (Kelly's) William Henry Parkin — Tailor & draper 1895 Henry William Parkin died in december (Child, age 4 wks) 1899 Blanch Parkin died in March (Child, age 22 mnths) 1919 (White's) Mrs Flora Gregson — Householder 1925 (Kelly's) Mrs Flora Gregson — Boot Dealer #16 1771 (Fairbanks Map) Samuel Barlow 1833 (White's) Francis Allwood — gent. -----> Numbers changed became #? 1839 (Robson's) George Greaves — Solicitor 1841 (Pigot's) George Greaves — Attorney 1852 (White's) George Nichols — Tailor & draper 1854 (Kelly's) George Nichols — Tailor, woolen draper & paletot maker 1893 (Kelly's) Hall & Co. printers and bookbinders 1893 (Kelly's) John Hall — Printer (Hall & Co.) 1905 (Kelly's) Arundel Printing Co. Ltd. 1919 (White's) Arundel Printing Co. Ltd. 1925 (Kelly's) Arundel Printing Co. Ltd. #17 (Q in the Corner) 1771 (Fairbanks Map) Thomas Rodger 1828 (Pigot's) Henry Broomhead — Attorneys 1833 (White's) Ann Whaley — dress & straw hat maker -----> Numbers changed became #12? (see also #18) 1839 (Robson's) Anne Green — Q in the Corner 1841 (Rodgers) Chas. Bonnet — Q Inn 1841 (Pigot's) Charles Bonnet Vict. Q in the Cornerq 1849 (White's) Robert Richardson — Vict. Q in the Corner 1851 (Census) Robert Richardson — Victualler 1852 (White's) Robert Richardson — Artist and vict. Q in the Corner 1854 (Kelly's) Edwd Harrison — Q In the corner inn 1859 (Melville's) Edw. Harrison — Q in the Corner inn 1861 (Census) Edward Harrison — Licenced Victualler & German Silver Smith 1871 (White's) Jas. L. Martin — Vict. Q in the Corner 1894 Martha Streets died in March (married, age 49) 1905 (Kelly's) Arthur E. Ward — Victualler 1919 (White's) Miss L Jones — Matron, House of Help for Girls & Young Women #17 & #19 1893 (Kelly's) William Streek — Vict. Shrewsbury Hotel #18 1771 (Fairbanks Map) William Culter 1828 (Pigot's) John Wheat — Attorneys 1833 (White's) John Ryalls — Solicitor 1837 (White's) John Ryalls — Attorney and Nottingham & Derbyshire Fire & Offices & Agents -----> Numbers changed became #12? (see also #17) 1839 (Robson's) W. H. Clayton — Auctioneer & broker 1839 (Robson's) Edwd. Hebblewaite — Schoolmaster 1849 (White's) Thos. Booker — Glass, china &c. dealer 1854 (Kelly's) Thomas Booker — Glass & china dealer 1854 (Kelly's) Edward Hebblethwaite — Academy 1861 (Census) Eliza Fisher — Glass & China Shop Manager #19 1771 (Fairbanks Plan) Joseph Smith 1797 (Robinson's) Samuel Harmar — grocer 1828 (Pigot's) Joseph Haywood — Attorneys, Fire & Insurance Agents (Guardian (Life)) 1833 (White's) Henry Broomhead — Solicitor 1837 (White's) Henry Broomfield — Attorney (and North Church Street) -----> Numbers changed became #10 1839 (Robson's) Thomas Vernon — Beer retailer 1841 (Pigot's) George Smith — Furniture broker 1849 (White's) Ann Smith — Broker 1852 (White's) Ann Smith — Broker 1854 (Kelly's) Mrs. Ann Smith — Furniture broker 1861 (Census) Ann Smith — Earthenware Dealer 1946–1966 Moore Fletcher & Co — Chartered accountants #20 1771 (Fairbanks Map) Samuel Wing 1828 (Pigot's) Charles Brookfield — Attorneys 1833 (White's) James & John Wheat — solicitors 1837 (White's) James & John Wheat — solicitor -----> Numbers changed became #8 1839 (Robson's) John Carr — Surgeon 1841 (Census) John Carr (39) — Surgeon 1841 (Rodgers) John Carr — Surgeon 1846 (Slater's) John Carr — Surgeon 1849 (White's) William Henry Booth — Surgeon 1851 (Census) William H Booth — General Practitioner 1852 (White's) William Henry Booth — Surgeon 1854 (Kelly's) William Henry Booth — Surgeon 1861 (Census) William H Booth — General Practitioner 1871 (White's) Wm Hy Booth — Surgeon #18 & #20 1893 (Kelly's) Arthur Newell — Sheffield Middle Class Schools 1893 (Kelly's) Walter Mountain — Teacher of Middle Class School) (h. 112 Grimesthorpe Road) 1905 (Kelly's) Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Newell — Principle, Middle Class Schools for Boys, Girls & Infants 1911 (White's) James Longstaff — Principle Middle Class School (h. Geer Farm, Rdgeway) 1919 (White's) James Longstaffe — Principal Middle Class School (h Ingelby, Dronfield Woodhouse) 1925 (Kelly's) James Longstaffe — Principal, Middle Class Schools (h Ingelby, Dronfield Woodhouse) #21 1833 (White's) Joseph Haywood — Solicitor 1837 (White's) Joseph Haywood — Attorney -----> Numbers changed became #6 1851 (Census) Ann Smith — Furniture Broker 1940 John William Hill died in December (Carter, age 66) #22 1797 (Robinson's) John Clayton — Breeches-maker 1837 (White's) Brookfield & Gould — Attorneys ------> Numbers changed, became #4 1841 (Pigot's) Samuel William Turner — Attorney 1841 (Rodgers) Saml. W. Turner — Solicitor and master extraordinary in Chancery 1849 (White's) William Henry Clayton — Valuer & broker (h. Daisy Bank) 1849 (White's) John Hattersley — collector & furniture broker 1851 (Census) John Hattersley — Furniture Broker 1852 (White's) John Hattersley — Furniture broker & accountant 1854 (Kelly's) John Hattersley — Furniture broker 1861 (Census) John Hattersley — Collector of Rents 1893 (Kelly's) Sheffield Friendly Societies' Medical Institution. George Abbott, Secretary; Enoch Roe, Caretaker 1905 (Kelly's) Saul Harry Finklestone — Head, Sheffield Hebrew School 1910 William Stewart died in Septemeber (Son of Herbert, age 15 mi) 1911 (White's) Saul Harry Finklestone — Head master of the Sheffield Hebrew School (h. 91 Broomspring Lane) 1919 (White's) Saul Harry Finklestone — Head master of the Sheffield Hebrew School #23 1797 (Robinson's) John Jenkinson — cabinet maker, and upholsterer #24 1802 Sir Francis Chantrey 1839 (Robson's) Joshua Jepson & Son — Accountants and collectors 1841 (Census) Joshua Jepson (56) 1841 (Rodger's) Joshua Jepson — Accountant & collector 1851 (Census) William Cliff — Steel Milter? 1852 (White's) Wm. Cliff — Beerhouse 1854 (Kelly's) William Cliff — Beer retailer 1861 (Census) — George Clark — Letter Press Printer 1893 (Kelly's) Owen Chester — Branch manager (Royal Liver Friendly Society) 1905 (Kelly's) Thomas Wardle — Bookseller 1911 (White;s) ) Thomas Wards — Seconds hand bookseller (business 45 Norfolk Market Hall) 1919 (White's) Thomas Warde — Seconds hand bookseller (business 44 & 46 Norfolk Market Hall) 1925 (Kelly's) ) Thomas Warde — Seconds hand bookseller (business 44 & 45 Norfolk Market Hall) #25 1797 (Robinson's) Charles Ellis 1911 (White's) Richard Bell — Accountant #26 1797 (Robinson's) John Greaves — Attorney 1839 (Robson's) John Clayton jun. — Auctioneer & furniture broker 1849 (White's) John Clayton — Auctioneer, valuer, bailiff & furniture broker (h. Daisy Bank) 1854 (Kelly's) James Nield — General furniture & tool broker, roman cement & plaster of paris depot 1905 (Kelly's) W. Hattersley & Co. Merchants 1911 (White's) Alfred Wolstenholme — engraver 1911 (White's) Haydn Arthur Morley —Solicitor (h. 908 Ecclesall Road, Banner Cross) 1919 (White's) JH Horner — Accountant 1919 (White's) Charles EV Hall — Mechanical engineer 1919 (White's) Theophilus Sievewright — Law stationer (h. 107 Wolseley Road) 1919 (White's) Haydn Arthur Morley —Solicitor (h. Hathersage) 1925 (Kelly's) Joseph H. Horner — Surveyor 1925 (Kelly's) Charles E.V. Jall — mechanical engnr 1925 (Kelly's) Richard Ainger — Journalist 1925 (Kelly's) Theophilus Sievewright — Law stationer (h. 107 Wolseley Road) 1925 (Kelly's) Samuel J A Mills — Patent agent 1925 (Kelly's) Haydn Arthur Morley —Solicitor (h. Hathersage) 1966–1996+ Moore Fletcher & Co — Chartered accountants #26 & #28 1851 (Census) Prudence Clayton — Shop Keeper 1893 (Kelly's) Arthur Ellis — estate agent & rent & debt collector #27 1797 (Robinson's) John Favell — surgeon, and man mid-wife #29 1822 (Baine's) John Flather — Collector of assessed taxes
  9. It seems there was a road that stretched from Manor Lane Area up to the old Handsworth Roundabout? An early version on that stretch of Parkway? You can see it meet the roundabout from the left corner here. When was this road built and did it go from where I mentioned in the OP? I believe these are that road too? . . . This one below is a little confusing, even with the description on Picture Sheffield. . . . . Also, can anyone identify which parts of the Parkway these photos from the Miner's Strike 1984/85 are please. . And does anyone remember what the White Building in the foreground on the right is here. I think it's Cricket Inn Road or Maltravers. Good photo below of Prince of Wales Road before any of it was built. Thanks
  10. Sheffield History

    Philip CANN music and record shop

    Anyone remember Philip Cann music and record shop on Haymarket or Chapel Walk in Sheffield City Centre? CANN’S is well remembered by Sheffield record buyers and others. It was named after the founder and owner Philip Cann, and his name was on the front of the original building. The shop opened at the top end of Dixon Lane, at No. 4. Dixon Lane today is a rather forgotten backwater, but was once a busy thoroughfare leading up to the city centre from the old market. They are listed there in the Sheffield Trades Directory 1927-28, although judging by surviving 78 rpm sleeves from the shop (with their catchy slogan “Cann’s The Music Man”) were probably there before this; one early 78 Cann’s sleeve lists them stocking Winner, Pathe, Zonophone and other early labels. The record sleeve design changed regularly and variously advertise Cann’s as “For Everything Musical – Most Complete Record Stock In Yorkshire. Gramophone Records / Gramophone Players”, “Record Cases, music, strings”, or “Music and Musical Instruments of every description”. The shop expanded next door into No. 2 then 4a Dixon Lane. Carole Froggatt remembers beginning work there in 1956 and was put in charge of the four large 78rpm players linked to listening booths. She says the store was always very busy on Saturdays, and recalls selling hundreds of copies of Rock Around The Clock (the track came out in 1955 but following the movie in 1956 it went on to became the biggest selling UK single of the fifties, reaching number one in 1957). Some great stuff on Cann Record Shop here - https://st33.wordpress.com/record-shops/closed/cann-the-music-man/ Anyone remember Cann Record Shops? Which one did you go to?
  11. tozzin

    More Parkway Questions

    The red brick detached house you mention that was built by the Cowlishaws opposite the Manor Lodge, castle as we knew it, I remember that very well from childhood, in the late forties and fifties to I don’t know when, Jimmy Childs was well known in Sheffield for his demolition business, he also had a yard just further on Manor Lane on the left towards City Road. Seeing it now on google earth, ( don’t actually know the year) but it looks shocking with its overgrown trees and hedges, in the back garden was a fantastic greenhouse which was always well kept.
  12. History dude

    More Parkway Questions

    Other aerial shots from 1927 also shows that only one lane has been built. No Tram posts or tracks yet either!
  13. Ursa Minor

    The Road in the middle of the River? Help needed..

    Another photo, the ford is paved and as said is in good condition, this is taken from the Beeley Wood Lane side, have to try and get to the other bank and look for the track up to the toll house.
  14. SteveHB

    Eyre Street

    Circa 1954. Map showing Eyre Street, Duke Lane, it looks to be prior to T C Vere being built (area marked). https://www.old-maps.co.uk/index.html#/Map/435973/387740/13/101329
  15. Old rider

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    © Sharrow C.C.

  16. Old rider

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    © Sharrow C.C.

  17. Old rider

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    © Sharrow C.C.

  18. History dude

    More Parkway Questions

    Corker Bottoms Lane gets it's name from Edmund Corker who owned the fields around the lane. Ending up at the bottom of his fields! Own up who thought it was Corker's bum!!
  19. Lemmy117

    More Parkway Questions

    When the single carriageway was converted to the dual carriageway it was realigned at Handsworth and that left part of the old carriageway as a dead end, I think that is the bit you are referring to. Many years ago I was working on the Parkway on the outbound side just before Handsworth slip, and in amongst the trees on the left you could clearly see the remains of the tarmac road, I bet it's gone now. The 1967 maps confirms that the "baffling" picture (no. 4 ) above is the access/exit to the Parkway markets looking towards Prince of Wales Road. On the 1976 map the road "joining from the left" is the exit to Manor Lane. The "headscratcher" colour photo is further towards town, the curved bit takes the Parkway to Park Square, the bit going off the left edge is again the Manor Lane slip road. Nigel L
  20. Long shot I know but does anyone else have a copy of this photo and know which school it might be? I think it may be either All Saints or Owler Lane infants. I think it is an infants photo, if not then it could be Grimesthorpe Junior school. One thing that does puzzle me is the fact it is all girls so maybe my thinking is wrong and it isn't the family I think it might be. Any help much appreciated. Lyn
  21. EllisSearcher

    Coal pit Lane

    As most of my family appear to have lived around what is now Upperthorpe, Netherthorpe, through to the town centre along Solly Street and Townhead Street, I was hoping to find Coalpit Lane near there as I have a branch of my family living there. I know roads ‘disappear’ over time and wondered which map I should look at to see if there ever existed Coalpit Lane in this area. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
  22. lysandernovo

    Which school and which era?

    They all seem to be girls....isn't that unusual if it was either All Saints or Owler Lane.? My Great aunt, Ethel, was one of the first ladies to graduate from The Sheffield Teacher Training College and taught at All Saints for most of her long career.
  23. Lemmy117

    More Parkway Questions

    The Parkway was originally built as a single carriageway from Handsworth to Manor Lane, this road eventually formed the outbound carriageway from Sheffield in the early 60's. It was converted to a dual carriageway in the early 70's when it was extended to Park Square and the M1. Also remember the course of the road was realigned again when the Mosborough Parkway intersection was built, originally the inbound and outbound carriageways were separated by and piece of land with trees in it! The first picture shows Handsworth roundabout, the third, sixth, seventh and eighth are in the Bowden Houstead Woods area, and the fourth is near where the markets access is today, that is the original footbridge which was replaced with the bow bridge. I'm baffled by the fourth one, but I'm guessing it is in the area of Manor Lane. I think the miners strike pictures are just after Handsworth Road going towards the M1, but could be wrong on that, a clearer picture showing the road sign would help. Nigel L
  24. I had a walk on Broad Lane today, to take a photo of what was the house that the Duke Of Norfolk had built for his eldest son in 1704, its listed and its great little house. I had a chat with the present owner who furnished me with the info. Its also great to see the cobbles of the livestock market still in situ, unfortunately cars spoilt the full view of them.
  25. SteveHB

    Bottom of the Moor/St Mary's Gate

    Was William also a coal dealer? Simpson William, cowkeeper and coal dealer, New George Street. From White's directory, published 1862.
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