Sheffield, Hunters Bar c.1965

Memories of Sheffield

Hunters Bar School 1961 1964

when i was a child i attended hunters bar school in sheffield, i lived on chelsea road at bryncliffe. i cant remember the park at the bottom of the road from the school, but i remember going there every thursday, ...Read full memory

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

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 a propelling pen). Dancing lessons with ...Read full memory

A memory of Sheffield by John Creasey

The Marque

Roughly in 1932 there was a religious group which was called the Assemblies Of God Pentecostal Church. Albeit they had been going on since 1900-14 they were a relatively unknown church - as of today they are unknown to many of us ...Read full memory

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History

As Sheffield expanded, a number of turnpike toll bars which had once been in the country were now located within built-up areas. Between 1875 and 1880 the council bought out tolls on the Chesterfield, Langsett and Worksop roads; Hunter's Bar itself was removed on October 1884. The last surviving toll bar in Sheffield was at Meadow Hall - the council paid £1400 for the rights in February 1911.

This is an excerpt from Sheffield and South Yorkshire Photographic Memories, by Clive Hardy

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