Sheffield, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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.

Circa 1950s

I was born in 1939 and remember the war years vividily. However, I was draughted into the army in 1948 and because of my knowledge and interest in explosives, became an Ammunition ...Read full memory

A memory of Sheffield by Peter Dewsnap

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

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