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Was this photo took in Sheffield, if so where

Described as Sheffield on a well known auction site

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Railway-Steam-Slide-GCR-Sheffield-/220900136078?pt=UK_Collectables_Railwayana_RL&hash=item336eac948e

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Any chance Steve can enhance the lettering on the arches?

Not enough detail as it is a low res image,

resembles Brunswick Road to me

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Not enough detail as it is a low res image,

resembles Brunswick Road to me

Joshua Wigfull & Sons Ltd.

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Somehow, I managed to read Wigfull - mainly by removing my glasses and squinting.

Joshua Wigfull & Sons Ltd.

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Not enough detail as it is a low res image,

resembles Brunswick Road to me

If it is Walker St running right to left, seems plausible given Joshua Wigfull, is it Brunswick Rd that runs through the arch, if so was this cut of when Derek Dooley way was built and the raiway was altered

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Wigfull.

We have covered this area before,

seem to think it was in a Topic about the Morning Star Flour Mill

Is that Wigfull or Wigfall ?

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It was Wigfall,my Dad worked there in the 60s.

Craig.

Thanks,

it is Henry Wigfall & Son Ltd. furniture dealers (stores).

In the 1965 directory,

so Wigfull became Wigfall.

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For many years this was the site of the concrete skeleton of a burned out building. I think it may have burned down in the early 70's

Seem to remember it having been Wigfalls.

http://g.co/maps/yp5hq

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Thanks,

it is Henry Wigfall & Son Ltd. furniture dealers (stores).

In the 1965 directory,

so Wigfull became Wigfall.

No. Henry Wigfall started as a motor repairer in the 1920s. Joshua Wigfull had been milling flour for over 200 years. Coincidence though that Wigall's finished up in Wigfull's premises On Walker Street, or was it. ? W/E.

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For many years this was the site of the concrete skeleton of a burned out building. I think it may have burned down in the early 70's

Seem to remember it having been Wigfalls.

http://g.co/maps/yp5hq

Hi 'vox.' Yes you are right, Henry Wigfall's head office was on that site. It was built at great expense due to the terrain and was not very old when Wigfalls got taken over, it was up for sale for ages until the interior was burnt out. After the fire the shell and freehold went up for sale then it was demolished, 'neddy' might know what year ? I had a great aunt that lived in a cottage on or near that site, they were pulled down in the 1950s. W/E.

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Hi 'vox.' Yes you are right, Henry Wigfall's head office was on that site. It was built at great expense due to the terrain and was not very old when Wigfalls got taken over, it was up for sale for ages until the interior was burnt out. After the fire the shell and freehold went up for sale then it was demolished, 'neddy' might know what year ? I had a great aunt that lived in a cottage on or near that site, they were pulled down in the 1950s. W/E.

Thanks WE

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