Memories of Sheffield
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 Examiner. During this period, I knew I liked music but nothing specific and I had never been to a live concert. I was walking by Barkers Pool one day ...Read full memory
Dont have a memory of the hospital itself only that I was born there 2nd Oct 1950
I worked as a junior technician in the Research Laboratory of the Sheffield Centre for the Investigation and Treatment of Rheumatism under the leadership of Dr Harry West and George Newnes, based in the Nether Edge Hospital.
I think my first memory of going to the Lyceum theatre was to see Harry Seacome in the Christmas Pantomime of around 1949, but the highlight for me when I was invited to be a cast member in "Song of Norway" put on by the Sheffield Teachers Operatic Society around November 1954. That experience of being on a show for ...Read full memory