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Sheffield Blitz 12-13Th And 15-16Th December 1940


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The Sheffield Blitz took place over the nights of 12th and 15th of December 1940, this year being the 70th anniversary. Do you remember those nights? Does your mother/father? Do your g

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If there are floods of schools doing projects on the Blitz I'd love to see scans posted up here for our collective perusal; anyone know of any ?

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Link to SH Topic .. Sheffield Civil Defence Recruitment Film (1958) :

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G H Crossley Ltd

Drapers

36-46 Angel Street, 2-6 Castle Street

10th December 1940

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any pictures of the damage, I wonder (if it was even identifiable)

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G H Crossley Ltd

Drapers

36-46 Angel Street, 2-6 Castle Street

10th December 1940

Charles Crossley of Swift & Crossley), Hosier, h. 36 Angel Street (from White's Directory of 1852)

George Henry Crossley, Draper, 131-137 Spital Hill; 46 Angel Street & 2, 4 & 6 Angel Street (Kelly's 1893)

Henry Leonard Crossley, Draper (G H Crossley), Tapton Croft, Tapton House Road (White's 1911)

Henry Leonard Crossley, Draper (G H Crossley), Tapton Croft, Tapton House Road (White's 1919)

George Henry Crossley (Ltd.), Hosiers & drapers, carpet, bedstead & general furnishing warehouse,

46-60 Meadow Street, 131-139 Spital Hill; 46 Angel Street & 2, 4 & 6 Angel Street & 2, 4 & 6 Castle Street (White's 1919)

Henry Leonard Crossley, Draper (G H Crossley), Tapton Croft, Tapton House Road (White's 1925)

George Henry Crossley (Ltd.), Drapers, 46-60 Meadow Street, 46 Angel Street & 2, 4 & 6 Angel Street (Kelly's 1925)

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Montague Burton Ltd

Tailors

51-55 High Street/Market Place

Showing air raid damage

1950's

Former premises of Montague Burton Ltd., Tailors, No 51-55, High Street/Market Place, showing air raid damage

High Street and Market Place/Angel Street junction, Blitz damage (twelve years later) at Burton Montague Ltd., Tailors, No 51-55 High Street, also note the blank space where C & A Mode was prior to Blitz

Photographer: J E S

June 1952

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G H Crossley Ltd

Drapers

36-46 Angel Street, 2-6 Castle Street

10th December 1940

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any pictures of the damage, I wonder (if it was even identifiable)

See photograph 7 down (where the tram is) here .. SH link

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