Sheffield, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Nether Edge Hospital 1974.

I was a Pupil nurse sent to Nether Edge Hospital for my 'Care of the Elderly placement' in 1974 on the elderly rehab, female ward. Forty- one years ago ! My maiden name was Paula Furniss training at Clarke House if any one remembers that long ago ! I was there for six weeks during the summer and really enjoyed ...Read full memory

A memory of Sheffield by paula-n

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) to Crookes Valley Park. There we hired racquets and balls for an hour, and played tennis on the court to the right of the bowling green shown ...Read full memory

A memory of Sheffield by Derick Jordan

Sticklebacks At Wire Mill Dam

After dad got his first car, an Austin A30, he used to take me and my younger brother out for trips a little further afield, and Wire Mill Dam was one of our very favourite places. We'd be armed with a jam jar and fishing net apiece, and spend hours trying to catch the numerous sticklebacks, and watch people ...Read full memory

A memory of Sheffield by Jean Smith