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Re the proposed Woodseats/Dronfield trolleybus route. Picturesheffield shows a brickworks on the site of what is now Morrisons at Meadowhead, just how many brickworks have there been in Sheffield and has anyone any photos ? W/E.

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Re the proposed Woodseats/Dronfield trolleybus route. Picturesheffield shows a brickworks on the site of what is now Morrisons at Meadowhead, just how many brickworks have there been in Sheffield and has anyone any photos ? W/E.

Here's a start WE

Whites 1857

Brick Makers.

Marked * are Fire Brick; and † Drain Pipe Manufacturers & Dealers.

*† Armitage J., 122 Devonshire st, Infirmary rd., and Deepcar

* Brown My., Abbeydale

Brown Roger, Ecclesall rd

Clarborough R., Carlisle st, E

Cotton W. & E., Infirmary rd

Darlow Bros., Creswick st

Evans James, Clarence st and Monmouth st

Garside Jph., Parkwood spng

Goodwin Chas., Whitehs. ln

Hickson John, Infirmary rd

* Hunt Henry, Millhouses

Law Henry, Infirmary road

* Milner Chas., Exchange st

* Milner S., Lydgate

Moorhouse Thomas, Cricket Inn road

Murfin & Rubbins, Cricket Inn road

† Mycock T. B., (& builder) 108 Fargate

† Parker James, Back fields

Parvin Geo., Langsett rd

* Potts George, 74 Broad st

† ReynoldsWm., 48 Trippet pl

Robinson James, Intake rd

Sampson Geo., Abbeydale rd

*† Seale Bernard, Attercliffe and 25 Church st

Shortridge Jno, Abbeydale rd

Travis G. W., Aberdeen st

† White Robert, Lady’s bdge

Wood James, (and contractor) Langsett rd

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Also

1898

The New Plastic Brick Company, Wadsley bridge.

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Re the proposed Woodseats/Dronfield trolleybus route. Picturesheffield shows a brickworks on the site of what is now Morrisons at Meadowhead, just how many brickworks have there been in Sheffield and has anyone any photos ? W/E.

Could this be the picturesheffield image W/E ? .. Proposed Sheffield Corporation 1912 Trolley Vehicle Route No. 4

Link to O/S map #255

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Could this be the picturesheffield image W/E ? .. Proposed Sheffield Corporation 1912 Trolley Vehicle Route No. 4
Link to O/S map #255

Keeping in the general Woodseats area, the land where Homebase is was Woodside Brickworks

http://www.picturesheffield.com/frontend.php?keywords=Ref_No_increment;EQUALS;u01745&pos=1&action=zoom&id=37077

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Sheffield Brick Company

Rutland Road 1925 dir

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From SHEFFIELD FLOOD CLAIMS Link

Brickmakers and the Refractory Industry

In 1864 brickmaking was already established at two sites on the south bank of the upper Loxley, facing the water wheels at Storrs Bridge and Old Wheel. Clay pits are marked on the 1855 O.S. map; the flood claims prove that the owners had progressed from the extraction of ‘pot clay’ to the manufacture of finished bricks. At Storrs Bridge, T. Marshall and W. Crapper obtained just over £1600 in recompense for stores of pot clay, punch wood and ‘other woods used in the trade’. There were also brick moulds and tram rails washed away. The loss in output was calculated at 30,000 bricks a week. (4802)

T. Wragg was a clay merchant and fire brick maker with a smaller output; he lost bricks spoiled in the making and wooden and brass brick moulds. (1478)

Two other local firms suffered transport problems, requiring three horses instead of two for the longer, steeper journey into Sheffield whilst Malin Bridge was down. (5990; 6390)

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By 1851 there were 14 brickpits around Sheffield, growing to 32 in 1893. These were on the edge of the town, but as it expanded they were overrun, and new workings started further out.
The 1851 OS map shows 2 'brick crofts' near the bottom of Ecclesall Rd. As the city expanded, works were established by John Gregory on Abbeydale Rd and Ecclesall Rd, the latter on what is now the site of Somerfields supermarket near Banner Cross. There's an aerial photo on Picture Sheffield.

There was also the Hangingwater Brick Company, whose works were on Hangingwater Rd, opposite the present allotments. It was there from 1901 to 1915.

(From "Mining & Quarrying in the Porter Valley" by Peter Kennett )

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From map 53

Marriott Wood Brick Works:


I have vague memories of them blowing up the chimney when they built the Sainsbury's that's there now.

Jeremy

PictureSheffield photo (just gets in on the right hand side):
http://www.picturesheffield.com/frontend.php?keywords=Ref_No_increment;EQUALS;s12412&pos=1&action=zoom&id=15332

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Hurlfield (Gleadless Rd) 1905, disused


1951 map #70


Could that be a chimney in the background?
Link to picturesheffield

I have no idea who ran/owned the old brickworks,
all help putting a name to it appreciated.

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More Brick related stuff

Baine's 1822

Joseph Ashman Brickmaker Staniforth's Yard, Duke Street, Park

John Baxter Brickmaker Centre Fields

Darwin, Smilter (& Co.) Brick Makers Wicker

Thomas Gillott Fire Brick Maker Harvest Lane

Bart Hounsfield Brick Maker Harmer Lane

John Middleton Brickmaker 5 Stoney Croft

John Wood Brick Maker 22 Gaol Street

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White's 1833

Wm. Ball Brick Maker & Vict. Greyhound 28 Gibraltar St.

John Baxter Brick Maker Lord Street; h. Fitzwilliam Street

William Bunting Brickmaker Hanover Street

John Coupland Brickmaker Darnall

Joseph Ellis Brick Maker And Vict. Twelve O'Clock Saville Street

Joseph Glave Brick Maker 15 Car Hall Place White's 1833

George Hancock Joiner, Brick Maker And Builder Bridgehouses

William Hanson Vict. Tankard And Bricklayer, Brick Maker And Mason 27 Little Pond Street

George Hartley Brickmaker Allen Street

Joseph Rogerson Brick Maker 7 Paternoster Row

George Sykes Vict. And Brickmaker, New Inn Ecclesall New Road

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Pigot's 1841

John Baxter Brick Maker Infirmary Road

James Dixon Brick Maker Burton Road

John Dyson Brick Maker Stannington

Joseph Ellis Brick Maker Saville Street

Jonathan Goodison Fire Brick Maker Stannington

John Hoyle Brick Maker Morpeth Street

Robert Ibbotson Brick Maker Wadsley

Thomas Moorehouse Brick Maker Burton Road

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White's 1849

John Armitage Plumber, Glazier & Fountain, Figure, Drain Pipe & Fire Brick Manufacturer 120 Devonshire Street

Joseph Ellis Brick Maker And Vict. Twelve O'Clock Saville Street

James Evans Brickmaker 5 Clarence Street

Henry Hunt Coal Owner & Fire Brick Maker Millhouses

Hunt & Brown Coal Owners & Fire Brick Makers Woodend, Millhouses

James Robinson Pressed Brick Maker 194 Duke Street, Park

William Smith Brick Maker & Beerhouse Local Terrace

David Smith Brickmaker Ecclesall Road

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White's 1852

John Armitage Plumber, Glazier And Fountain Figure, Drain Pipe And Fire Brick Manufacture 120 Devonshire Street (Brickworks & c. Deepcar)

Robert Clarbrough Builder And Vict.Lodge Inn & Brickmaker Spital Hill & Hallcar Lane

David Craven Brickmaker Saville Street East

Benjamin Gregory Mason, Bricklayer And Builder And Brickmaker 145 Portobello Street and Duke Street, Park

Harrop & Wild Brick Makers Cemetery Road

Henry Hunt Coal Owner And Fire Brick Maker Wood End, Millhouses

George Parvin Brickmaker, Joiner And Vict. Wellington 309 Roscoe Place

James Robinson Pressed Brick Maker 124 Duke Street, Park

John Esq. Shortridge Brickmaker And Railway Contractor Chipping House, Abbeydale Road

William Smith Brickmaker And Beerhouse Attercliffe Road

Thomas Wood Brickmaker & Vict. Wentworth House 18 Wentworth Street

William Wynn Brickmaker 33 Belfield Street (spelling ???)

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Kelly's 1893

Alfred Armitage Fire Brick Manufacturer see Armitage John & Son

John Armitage (& Son) Terra Cotta & Fire Brick Manufacturers Deepcar & at Henholmes & Sheffield

Charles Armitage Fire Brick Manufacturer see Armitage John & Son

Charles Bramall Gannister Grinder & Fire Brick Manufacturer Caledonia Works, Oughtibridge

Joseph Bramall Gannister Grinder & Fire Brick Manufr. (Willow Gannister Works) Oughtibridge

Joseph Bramall Gannister Grinder & Fire Brick Manufacturer Willow Gannister Works, Oughtibridge

Thomas Brook Fire Brick Manufacturer Bracken Moor, Bolsterstone

George Carr Builder & Contractor & Brick Maker 65 Carlisle Street East & Lovetot Road, Attercliffe

James Catchpole Brick Maker College Road, Masbrough

D & S Clarke Sanitary Tube & Common & Fire Brick Manufacturers Greasbrough Road, Masbrough

Daniel Clarke Sanitary Tube & Common & Fire Brick Manufacturer see D & S Clarke

Samuel Clarke Sanitary Tube & Common & Fire Brick Manufacturer see D & S Clarke

Henry Crapper Brick Maker & Contractor Wisewood

Edward H Darlow Brick Maker (Darlow Bros.) Pinfold Lane, Attercliffe

John Darlow Brick Maker (Darlow Bros.) Pinfold Lane, Attercliffe

Matthew Darlow Brick Maker (Darlow Bros.) Pinfold Lane, Attercliffe

Thomas Darlow Brick Maker (Darlow Bros.) Pinfold Lane, Attercliffe

Darlow (Bros.) Brick Makers Pinfold Lane, Attercliffe

J Drabble (& Sons) Fire Brick Makers & Pot Clay Dealers Stopes, Stannington

Jonathan Drabble Fire Brick Maker (J Drabble & Sons) Stopes, Stannington

George Dyson (& Son) Fire Brick Manufacturers, Coal & Gannister Merchants Stannington

Jonathan Dyson Fire Brick Manufacturer (George Dyson & Son) Stannington

William James Greenwood Builder & Brick Maker Woodhouse

J Gregory (& Co.) Fire Brick Makers & Colliery Owners Deepcar

John Gregory (& Son) Brick Makers 89 Wolseley Road

William Gregory Brick Maker (John Gregory & Son) 89 Wolseley Road

John Gregory Brick Maker (John Gregory & Son) 89 Wolseley Road

Hooson (Bros.) Brewers & Maltsters & Brick Manufacturers Park Brewery, 53 Cricket Inn Road & Whitehouse Brewery, Whitehouse Lane

John Lee Farmer, Brick Maker & Blacksmith Waterthorpe

William Lomas Fire Brick Manufacturer (J & J Dyson & Son) & Collector Of Rates & Taxes Knoll Top, Stannington

J Grayson Lowood (& Co. Ltd.) Gannister & Silica Brick Manufacturers & Colliery Owners Deepcar & at Sheffield

Arthur Marshall Fire Brick Manufacturer (Thomas Marshall & Co.) Storrs Bridge, Loxley

Thomas Marshall (& Co.) Fire Brick Manufacturers Storrs Bridge, Loxley

William Owen Brick Maker Darnall Road

George Robinson Brickmaker, Dealer In All Types Of Sanitary Pipes, Fire Clay Goods &C. Wortley Road, Masbrough

James Robinson (& Son) Brick Makers Duke Street

James Robinson Brick Maker (James Robinson & Son) Duke Street

William Robinson Brick Maker (Mosley & Robinson) Thomas Street, Parkgate

Cecil Skelton Joiner & Builder & Brickmaker Prospect Road, Heeley

George Smith Brick Maker Fitzwilliam Road, Rotherham

Robert Snell Brick Maker Wortley Road, Masbrough

James Swift Tilter & Forger (Swift Bros.) & Fire Brick Manufacturer (Thomas Marshall & Loxley

John Tomlinson (& Son) Stone Masons, Contractors & Brick Makers Lyons Street

William Trickett (& Sons) Farmers, Clay Merchants & Fire Brick Makers Loadbrook, Stannington

George Walker Farmer & Brick Maker Killamarsh

Henry George Watson Brick Manufacturer (Watson Bros.) Langsett Brick Works

John Albert Watson Brick Manufacturer (Watson Bros.) Langsett Brick Works

Watson (Bros.) Brick Manufacturers Langsett Brick Works

Joseph Wragg Fire Brick Manufacturer (Thomas Wragg & Sons) Storrs Bridge, Loxley

Thomas Wragg (& Sons) Sanitary Tube & Fire Brick Manufacturers Sheaf Street

Thomas Wragg Farmer & Fire Brick Manufacturer (Thomas Wragg & Sons) Storrs Bridge, Loxley

Thomas Jun. Wragg Quarry Owner & Fire Brick Manufacturer (Thomas Wragg & Sons) Clifton House, Loxley

William Wragg Fire Brick Manufacturer (Thomas Wragg & Sons) Storrs Bridge, Loxley

Thomas Wragg (& Sons) Old Wheel Sanitary Tube & Fire Brick Manufacturers Storrs Bridge, Loxley

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White's 1911

Arthur Gregory Brick Manufacturer (John & Son Ltd. ) 26 Montgomery Road

John Gregory & Son Ltd. Brick Manufacturers Sheaf Brick Works, 623 Abbeydale Road; Marriott Wood Brick Works, Millhouse

Sam Owen Brick Maker 214 Darnall Road, Darnall

John Henry Owen Brick Maker 214 Darnall Road

James Robinson (& Son (Sheffield) Ltd.) Brick Manufacturers Blagden Street, Park

Alfred Schofield Brick Manufacturer Shiregreen Lane, Upper Wincobank h. 47 Firth Park Avenue

Edmund Taylor Brickmaker Club Mill Road

Frank Stanley Tinker Brickmaker (Meadow Head Brick Works) Chesterfield Road

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White's 1919

Coupe (Brothers) Carting Contractors, Builders' Merchants & Brick Manufacturers, 19 Carlisle Street East; 64 Sorby Street; Bland Street; Stevenson Road & Da

John Gregory (& Son Ltd.) Brick Manufacturers 847 Ecclesall Road

Gregory, Reddish (& Co. Ltd.) Silica Firebrick Manufacturers Orchard Chambers, Church Street; Works, Deepcar

W H Ibbotson President, Sheffield & District Brickmakers' Association Builders' Exchange, Cross Burgess Street

John Knowles (& Co. (Wooden Box) Ltd.) Fire Brick Manufacturers Green Lane

Meadow Head Brick & Stone Works Limites, Brick Makers Meadow Head, Chesterfield Road

Pickford, Holland (& Co. Limited) Ganister & Silica Brick Manufacturers Eclipse Ganister Works, Attercliffe Road

James Robinson ((& Son (Sheffield) Limited) Brick Manufacturers & Haulage Contractors Park Brick Works, Blagden Street, Park

Frank Russell Fire Brick Manufacturer (General Refractories Co. Ltd.) Kelham Island, Alma Street

Thomas Smith Secretary, Sheffield & District Brickmakers Builders' Exchange, Cross Burgess Street

Bernard Wragg Fire Brick Manufacturer (House Quarters) Carsick Hill Road

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Kelly's 1925

Coupe (Bros.) Carting Contractors, Builders' Merchants & Brick Manufacturers, Fur 19 Carlisle Street East; 64 Sorby Street; Bland Street; Stevenson Road & (b

Daniel Doncaster (& Sons Ltd.) Brick Manufacturers Klondyke Brick Works, Middleword Road, Hillsborough

A J Forsdike President, Sheffield & District Brickmakers Association Builders' Exchange, Cross Burgess Street

John Gregory (& Son Ltd) Brick Manufacturers 847 Ecclesall Road

John Knowles (& Co. (Wooden Box) Ltd.) Fire Brick Manufacturers Green Lane

Pickford Holland (& Co. Ltd.) Ganister & Silica Brick Manufacturers Eclipse Ganister Works, Attercliffe Road

Frank Russell Fire Brick Manufacturer (General Refractories Co. Ltd.) Kelham Island, Alma Street; h. Auldam House, Worksop

Thomas Smith Secretary, Sheffield & District Brickmakers Association Builders' Exchange, Cross Burgess Street

Bernard Wragg Fire Brick Manufacturer (Thomas Wragg & Sons (Sheffield) Ltd.) h. Quarters, Caesick Hill Crescent

Joseph Wragg Fire Brick Manufacturer (Thomas Wragg & Sons (Sheffield) Ltd.) h. Uplands, 140 Manchester Road

William Henry Wragg Fire Brick Manufacturer (Thomas Wragg & Sons (Sheffield) Ltd.) Stanley Street & Loxley, near Sheffield

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Sounds like a nice A-Z once we are all done.

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From map 53

Marriott Wood Brick Works:

I have vague memories of them blowing up the chimney when they built the Sainsbury's that's there now.

Jeremy http://www.picturesheffield.com/cgi-bin/pi...ff.refno=s12412

Hi,

These works, kilns, etc. belonged to Pickford Holland in the early 1950's. Don't know how long they stayed in business at this location.

Believe Pickford Holland also had a works/mine on the A621? road between Totley and Owler Bar

Regards

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Kelly's 1925

Coupe (Bros.) Carting Contractors, Builders' Merchants & Brick Manufacturers, Fur 19 Carlisle Street East; 64 Sorby Street; Bland Street; Stevenson Road & (b

Daniel Doncaster (& Sons Ltd.) Brick Manufacturers Klondyke Brick Works, Middleword Road, Hillsborough

A J Forsdike President, Sheffield & District Brickmakers Association Builders' Exchange, Cross Burgess Street

John Gregory (& Son Ltd) Brick Manufacturers 847 Ecclesall Road

John Knowles (& Co. (Wooden Box) Ltd.) Fire Brick Manufacturers Green Lane

Pickford Holland (& Co. Ltd.) Ganister & Silica Brick Manufacturers Eclipse Ganister Works, Attercliffe Road

Frank Russell Fire Brick Manufacturer (General Refractories Co. Ltd.) Kelham Island, Alma Street; h. Auldam House, Worksop

Thomas Smith Secretary, Sheffield & District Brickmakers Association Builders' Exchange, Cross Burgess Street

Bernard Wragg Fire Brick Manufacturer (Thomas Wragg & Sons (Sheffield) Ltd.) h. Quarters, Caesick Hill Crescent

Joseph Wragg Fire Brick Manufacturer (Thomas Wragg & Sons (Sheffield) Ltd.) h. Uplands, 140 Manchester Road

William Henry Wragg Fire Brick Manufacturer (Thomas Wragg & Sons (Sheffield) Ltd.) Stanley Street & Loxley, near Sheffield

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Sounds like a nice A-Z once we are all done.

The last entry on the list (William Henry Wragg/Thomas Wragg & Sons etc.) did have a presence on Stanley Street but it was only a sales office and small depot. The building and yard was still there last year but no longer in use.

Regards

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Re the proposed Woodseats/Dronfield trolleybus route. Picturesheffield shows a brickworks on the site of what is now Morrisons at Meadowhead, just how many brickworks have there been in Sheffield and has anyone any photos ? W/E.

I have tried to upload a 'zipped' (if that's the correct term) file of photographs of the brick kiln of SBCo still partly remaining on Aizlewood Road, 3,298kB, I don't know whether that's more or less than 2MB, let alone if that's the problem, but the uploading doesn't seem to be able to happen. Two single pix did get uploaded, but they do not seem to become visible on the Forum? Evidently, the technology of all this is beyond me. There's pictures of the inside of the Aizlewood RD kiln in Stephen Myers' book about the car industry in Sheffield: Richardson cars were produced on the site after SBCo had left.

Anyone have better photo's?

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TWENTYWELL BRICKWORKS??? Has anyone any information on it.... I keep digging up the bricks and I know the ruins are under my feet..

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