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Guest Old Canny Street Kid

Just to say that J L Hodson (full name James Landsdale Hodson), who died on 28th August 1956, wrote a novel called English Family, which was set in wartime Sheffield. Although his personal links with Sheffield were laregely limited to visits as a journalist (he was very well known nationally in his heyday), his brother A.E. Hodson lived in Norfolk Road and was a superintendent at Metropolitan Vickers works in the east end of Sheffield.

If you look on Shefield Forum under "The Playhouse--Stirrings in Sheffield" page 3 message 58 you will see that it is said that 'Put Yourself in His Place' by Charles Read can be downloaded free from a site. If someone cane download it and transfer it into Sheffield History, it could be a valuable addition to the SH site.

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If you look on Shefield Forum under "The Playhouse--Stirrings in Sheffield" page 3 message 58 you will see that it is said that 'Put Yourself in His Place' by Charles Read can be downloaded free from a site. If someone cane download it and transfer it into Sheffield History, it could be a valuable addition to the SH site.

It can be viewed in google books here

It can be downloaded from here Volume 1, but the file size is 28 MB in PDF

and Volume 2 PDF 36 MB

Or ... put_yourself_in_his_place.pdf

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Nice work ! Not downloaded yet, but, they will be.

Thank you (both).

There is another download from the 'American Libraries'

here

pdf, Right Cick & 'Save target As' file size 19.2MB

And .. Old Canny Street Kid.

Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

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Rail Centres Sheffield by Stephen R Batty

Introduction

Beginnings, Successes and Failures

Growth and Development

Post-Grouping Scene

Electrification and the End of Steam

Modernisation and the Future

Appendix - Allocation of Locomotives

THis is the Book Law reprint of this book - the Original Ian Allan version has a different cover.

Railways of Sheffield by Stephen R Batty

Introduction

From the Early days to 1870

Completion of the system 1870-1900

The Post-Grouping years

The Postwar years

Recent developments

Quite similar to the Rail Centres book, but with less detail

I have a habit of not taking price stickers off books - it reminds me that I bought them at less than cover price whenever I worry about how much I have spent on books over the years!

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North Midland: Portrait of a Famous Route

Part Two: Chesterfield - Sheffield - Rotherham

by Bob Pixton

Largely pictorial, with informative captions

Introduction

Old Road - Chesterfield to Rotherham

New Road - Chesterfield to Sheffield

Sheffield to Rotherham

Sheffield District Railway

Great Central at Rotherham and Sheffield

Gradient Profiles

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Football in Sheffield, by Percy M young

Published 1981

Origins

Sheffield and London

The Rise of The Wednesday

A Matter of Leagues

Balancing forces

Years of Plenty

Interlude

United in the Ascendant

The swing of the Pendulum

Celebrating a Centenary

Football Theatre

Bibliography

Appendices

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Gleadless from Village to Suburb, by Pauline Shearstone

A history of Gleadless

Old Gleadless: Just a little country village, by Pauline Shearstone

A more anecdotal account, using recollections of Gleadless residents to tell the story by topic rather than in a linear narrative:

The VIllage

Mining

Life on the Land

Other Industries

Shops and Travellers

Religion

Schooldays

Leisure

Characters and traditions

Herbs, remedies and the local doctor

Round and about Myrtle Springs

Hollinsend and Intake

A Time to Remember and a time for Changes

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South Yorkshire's Transport 1974-1995, by D Scott Hellewell

A history of South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive until 1995:

Introduction

Change and transition

South Yorkshire County Council

The Grand Design

South Yorkshire PTE

Implementing the Policy

SYPTE bus Operations

Engineering Developments

National bus Company

Independent Operators

Train Services

The end of an era

Re-organisation - again

De-regulated operations

Supertram

Appendices and Bibliography

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An Album of South Yorkshire PTE Buses, by A Roger Kaye

A plctorial survey of South Yorkshire buses from its inception in 1974 to 1981

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British Tramways in Pictures No 1: Sheffield, by R J S Wiseman

Sheffield Trams Remembered, by Graham Hague & Howard Turner

Two small pictorial survesy of Sheffield Tramways

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A Nostalgic look at Sheffield trams since 1950, by Graham H E Twidale

A subtantial picture album with map, detailed captions and Index

Sheffiedl Trams in Colour since 1950, by Richard Wiseman

Another picture album, this one all in colour and including Supertram

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The Tramway Era in Sheffield

The official Transport Department souvenir brochure, containing a brief history and opening and closing dates of all routes.

(My copy is rather battered - sorry)

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Riding the Sheffield Lines, by Bernard Mettam

A large pictorial album, with both black and white and colour images, and with shots in some less usual locations

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Sheffield Corporation Tramways, by Kenneth Gandy

A detailed and well illustrated history of the trams of Sheffield, with copious appendices covering tramcar types, trackwork, timetables, fares and accidents

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Sheffield Transport, by Charles C Hall

The Bible!

Comprehensive history of road public transport in Sheffield from the earleiest days to 1974

Introduction

The Dawn of Public Transport

The Horse tramways

The Corporation Takes Over

Early Corporation Rolling Stock

Mr Fearnley Arrives

Fleet Developments to 1914

The First World War

The Years of Expansion

Sheffield's Three Bus Fleets

The Second World War

Thew Passing of the Trams

The Years of Change

Appendices: Horse bus licences, horse car fleets, electric car fleet, motor bus fleet, tickets, livery, depots

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A Sheffield to English dictionary with some funny examples

A booklet specially written for the Rock & Pop exhibition at the City Museum

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Newly aquired from ebay

Sheffield Its Story and Achievements by Mary Walton 1948

It has an inscription inside

To Mr Mead from J Burgin, Mrs Stacey, P Crossley, S Oliver P. Pryor Christmas 1948

How much did you pay? I've got the same book, it belonged to my great aunt, it's got an inscription in the back : Alan Hill, Hallamshire Hospital. I recently started reading it for the second time.

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Yorkshire Engine Company, by Tony Vernon

The History Press, 2008

ISBN 978 0 7524 4530 4

Detailed history of the Yorkshire Engine Company from it's founding in 1865 to it's closure in 1965, with many photos and lists of all known locomotives built at the Meadow Hall Works.

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Excellent new book of then & now photographs of E,C & HG

Ecclesfield, Chapeltown and High Green Through Time is a unique insight into the illustrious history of this part of the country. Reproduced in full colour, this is an exciting examination of these Yorkshire towns, the famous streets and the famous faces, and what they meant to the people of this area throughout the 19th and into the 20th Century. Looking beyond the exquisite exterior of these well-kept photos, readers can see the historical context in which they are set, and through the author's factual captions for every picture, and carefully-selected choice of images, the reader can achieve a reliable view of this part of Yorkshire's history. Readers are invited to follow a timeline of events and watch the changing face of this diverse and vibrant area, as Mel and Joan Jones guide us through the local streets. There is something for everyone here, whether they have lived in this area all their lives, or whether they are just visiting these towns for the first time. This book also shows how photography has continually evolved to keep up with an ever-changing society.

  • Publisher: Amberley Publishing (31 Jul 2009)
  • Language English
  • ISBN-10: 1848685114
  • ISBN-13: 978-1848685116

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Never quite managed yet to get my stuff in one place, at one time; not sure I will ever manage this ... I stumble along thinking "I've got that somewhere ...".

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RAF Norton 1943 - 1965.

by Derek Read (ex RAF), known to us as our member "Nortonfacts"

PLEASE NOTE

This book is not available on sale and is not for sale or resale.

I have a copy courtesy of Derek for help and offer of photographs while the book was being written

A copy is available for public perusal at the local studies library, in Sheffield Central Library, Sheffield

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