I have always been very fond of Brightside. My Grandparents lived there for many years as we did until I was five and I have nothing but happy memories including falling to sleep to the noise of the heavy hammers ringing out in the Don Valley below. From 'Old Sheffield Town' by J. Edward Vickers Brightside means 'Brik's ploughed land' and is a very ancient village. In the time of Henry VI the name was written as Brekesherth, for in a deed of that time Thomas de Furnival gav