Sheffield, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Western Road School

It was one of the largest schools in the area. It had a separate building for each of the age groups, infants, juniors and seniors. I lived in Springvale Road across the road from Siddal's sweatshop. One of the Siddal boys became chairman of the National Coalboard.

A memory of Sheffield by John Judge

The Manor Estate

A description of growing up on the Manor Estate in the 1930's and the Blitz is included in the new best selling book The Tragic Romance of Africa


It doesn't seem to be on the photo , but a motor boat ( Elizabeth ) used to run around the lake from the boat house , bottom right

A memory of Sheffield by Ken Lindsay