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Hi Fellow SHs Just a couple of family photos and one amusing item found in the back of same album the first one taken in 1861 of my Grandmothers great great aunt must have been hot wearing that outfit in our long hot summers, The second one taken in 1856 is my Great Grandmothers sister very daring outfit, The last is self explanatory.

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Hi Fellow SHs Just a couple of family photos and one amusing item found in the back of same album the first one taken in 1861 of my Grandmothers great great aunt must have been hot wearing that outfit in our long hot summers, The second one taken in 1856 is my Great Grandmothers sister very daring outfit, The last is self explanatory.

Brilliant, many thanks.

Any names, further details of dates ?

Quite magnificent !

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Some great pics on here. I am after a request this time :rolleyes:

I wonder if anyone might just have any photographs of Danville Street, located very near Burngreave Cemetary? My father lived there I believe around the end of WWI but not sure how long for. I have a memory as a small boy in the 1950s visiting there to see friends of my father who still lived there at the time. Back alleys and court yards come to mind and the area known as Danville Mount which all the kids used to play on.

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Some great pics on here. I am after a request this time :rolleyes:

I wonder if anyone might just have any photographs of Danville Street, located very near Burngreave Cemetary? My father lived there I believe around the end of WWI but not sure how long for. I have a memory as a small boy in the 1950s visiting there to see friends of my father who still lived there at the time. Back alleys and court yards come to mind and the area known as Danville Mount which all the kids used to play on.

gippeswyc

My Gt ggrandad William Cliffe lived at 12Ct 3 Danville St I know he was there in 1896 and I know he was there in 1910. He left sometime during the 1st WW or just after it, Ive not found the exaxt date up to now, or any pics of the area. In September 1916 a Zeppelin dropped a bomb on Danville St, amongst others, and killed one man,it may have damaged some houses,causing some people to leave. In 1885 there was a murder at 39 Danville St a woman by the name of Mary Jane Simms was killed the next door neighbour Mrs Godley was a witness. Have you heard of any of these names in family stories etc.

if you do find any pics please let me know

Siren

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I've been scanning some old family slides and thought I'd share a few photos that were taken by my brother

When was this shot taken???????? I am racking my brains try to think what the demolition/construction is to the direct left.

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Could be the Cambridge Arcade coming down, unless you believe Admin, he's got it somewhere up Cambridge Street :unsure:

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Close, right address, wrong person .... bugger

Mrs Eliza GREENOUGH Shopkeeper 39 Danville Street Kelly's 1893

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When was this shot taken???????? I am racking my brains try to think what the demolition/construction is to the direct left.

The Escort estate in the foreground is registered M (1974) and doesnt look that new! so i guess it could be the "filling in - building over "the Cambridge Arcade , around 76-77 ? Note also the Mini Clubman Traveller in the background - worth a a few grand nowadays as very rare , and also the "Wimpy Bar" (forerunner of Mc Ds?)

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gippeswyc

My Gt ggrandad William Cliffe lived at 12Ct 3 Danville St I know he was there in 1896 and I know he was there in 1910. He left sometime during the 1st WW or just after it, Ive not found the exaxt date up to now, or any pics of the area. In September 1916 a Zeppelin dropped a bomb on Danville St, amongst others, and killed one man,it may have damaged some houses,causing some people to leave. In 1885 there was a murder at 39 Danville St a woman by the name of Mary Jane Simms was killed the next door neighbour Mrs Godley was a witness. Have you heard of any of these names in family stories etc.

if you do find any pics please let me know

Siren

Hi Siren - All very fascinating to read. I have since tried to check some facts and I think he lived there from around 1917 on when he was about 4. He did often tell stories of the Zeppelin's he saw as a young lad and it looks like he lived there at the time of the damage caused by the 1916 bomb. I don't know of these names or really anything else. He did tell us that this area was affected by the Sheffield Gang Wars in the 1920's when he was a young teen. The family moved to Southey in the late 1930s I believe. I of course will post some pics on here if I ever find any.

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I have lots of old photo's taken in Sheffield, lots of family, but also some old ones of people at work.

So how do I upload them please?

Marion

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Close, right address, wrong person .... bugger

Mrs Eliza GREENOUGH Shopkeeper 39 Danville Street Kelly's 1893

RichardB

The person is right, the murder happened in 1885. The Times Tues Aug 4th 1885, not 1893.

Siren

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A few scans of photos found lying around on the Hard Drive. Not exactly old (Around 1991). but may be of interest to someone.

A View of Hyde Park flats that you can't get anymore because there's houses in the way

Not the best picture in the world

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:) :):) Love the pics, Sheffield is changing so fast, we need to keep reminding ourselves how it looked even as recently as the 90s

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Heres a picture taken at Arthur Lees, some time in the 60's

My dad Bob Holmes is on the left

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This photo was taken at Loxley Bros, Sheffield 1940/50

The man in front is Ethelbert Dickson.

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Soldiers leaving Sheffield for France 1914

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Hi fellow SHs What about the cleaning department the horse is making work for his master. ( The horse could do with a bath must have been before the roadside wash area's that are all over the city now ).

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Hi fellow SHs Who would thought pasteurised milk was available as early as 1902 and here we have a picture of Sheffield Model Dairies Ltd milk float c1907.

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Pictures from the gallery around the outside of Castle House co-op

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The Buddha of Walkley

Bloodthirsty kids

Ruskin Park - top of Blake Street (with pub) through the trees

Livestock

Hugh

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Hi Fellow SHs Just an old photo of my Great Grandad Joseph Bailey Green Born 1848 who owned an engineering firm in Sheffield

on his knee is my Uncle Joe Born 1895 and to his right my Uncle Tommy Born 1882. Take note of Tommys Suit and Joes Dress type garment ??

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[Here's one from top of the Surprise, taken in springtime., note the frost.

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