Sheffield, Hunters Bar c.1965
Memories of Sheffield
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 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
I used to go once a month to the Empire Theatre and remember seeing Harry Secombe and many other stars. I wonder if anyone remembers the teen bar on Heeley Bottom. I also used to spend many happy nights in Rendezvous coffee bar, for the price of a couple of frothy coffees. The owner, Boris Tworrek was ...Read full memory