Sheffield, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Sheffield and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

My First School

If the photo of the school is circa 1955, I would still be there. I must have started in 1952 when I was 5. I remember getting a 'Coronation teaspoon' in 1953 (albeit I really wanted ...Read full memory

A memory of Sheffield by John Creasey

We Were 'The Young Ones'

This photgraph brought instant memories of when, as a teenager, I regularly walked with friends, Barry, George, Eric, and others, from Portland Street (Near the Royal Infirmary) ...Read full memory

A memory of Sheffield by Derick Jordan

Sweetie Days

How this picture takes me back. I was born in 1944 in Ashland Road . My brother and I always spent our sweet ration at the corner shop - Frys chocolatce cream and Everton mints were my favourite. And round the corner at Gowers I remember the dark blue paper bags the sugar came in.

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