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Sheffield and South Yorkshire Photographic Memories

Sheffield and South Yorkshire Photographic Memories

The photo 'Sheffield, Wesley College 1893' appears in this book.

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Considered to be somewhat over the top for a school building, this grand edifice with its pedimented centre and end pavilions supported by Corinthian columns was designed by William Flockton and built between 1837-40 as the Wesley Proprietory Grammar School. It was later used by the King Edward VII Grammar School.

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Other Memories from Sheffield

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 nursing there. The standards of care were really high and the nursing staff were so caring, that ...see more

I was a cadet Nurse here aged 16yrs and a pupil nurse when I was 18yrs. Very happy memories

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.

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

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