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Background imageSheffield Collection: Just a Few Lines from Sheffield, Yorkshire, c. 1910

Just a Few Lines from Sheffield, Yorkshire, c. 1910
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: p00594

Background imageSheffield Collection: Basket Seller, Haymarket, Norfolk Market Hall, Sheffield, c. 1900

Basket Seller, Haymarket, Norfolk Market Hall, Sheffield, c. 1900
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: s10885

Background imageSheffield Collection: Thomas Linley and Sons, Bellows and Portable Forge Manufacturers, 1 Stanley Street

Thomas Linley and Sons, Bellows and Portable Forge Manufacturers, 1 Stanley Street
From an original at Sheffield Libraries; arc02596

Background imageSheffield Collection: City of Sheffield Fire Brigade. Firemen in breathing apparatus, 1920s

City of Sheffield Fire Brigade. Firemen in breathing apparatus, 1920s
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: u11196

Background imageSheffield Collection: Pageant of Production Souvenir Programme, Sheffield, 1948

Pageant of Production Souvenir Programme, Sheffield, 1948
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: y12648

Background imageSheffield Collection: Rockingham Street Fire Station, Sheffield, Yorkshire, c. 1900

Rockingham Street Fire Station, Sheffield, Yorkshire, c. 1900
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: s12473

Background imageSheffield Collection: Cyclops Works, Sheffield, Yorkshire, tilting tool steel, 1918

Cyclops Works, Sheffield, Yorkshire, tilting tool steel, 1918
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: s00541

Background imageSheffield Collection: The Hole in The Road, Sheffield, Yorkshire, c. 1970

The Hole in The Road, Sheffield, Yorkshire, c. 1970
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: y09739

Background imageSheffield Collection: Hillsborough Art - Sheffield Wednesday

Hillsborough Art - Sheffield Wednesday
Watercolour of Hillsborough, home of Sheffield Wednesday F.C. 1899 - current day. Capacity 39, 732. Original painting size 20" x 16" created in 2001 by Kevin Fletcher

Background imageSheffield Collection: View over Wincobank and Brightside, Sheffield, Yorkshire, 1940s - 1950s

View over Wincobank and Brightside, Sheffield, Yorkshire, 1940s - 1950s
From (right) Jenkin Road showing (foreground, left of gas lamp) Tipton Street (left) St. Margarets C.of E. Church, Brightside and (background) English Steel Corporations River Don Works

Background imageSheffield Collection: Paxton Pavilions, Sheffield Botanical Gardens (opened 1836)

Paxton Pavilions, Sheffield Botanical Gardens (opened 1836)
Drawn by L. Shaw. Lithographer, R. Groom. Printed by C. Moody, 257, Holborn, London. From an original at Sheffield Libraries: s22684

Background imageSheffield Collection: A correct plan of the town of Sheffield by William Fairbank, 1771

A correct plan of the town of Sheffield by William Fairbank, 1771
Scale 440 yards : 3.3 inches. Shows the Bull Stake, slaughterhouses, Town Mill, Irish Cross. Original at Local Studies y09647

Background imageSheffield Collection: Bramall Lane Art - Sheffield United

Bramall Lane Art - Sheffield United
Watercolour of Bramall Lane, home of Sheffield United F.C. 1889 - current day. Capacity 32, 702. Original painting size 20" x 16" created in 1999 by Kevin Fletcher

Background imageSheffield Collection: England / Sheffield

England / Sheffield
PINSTONE STREET an electric tram passes a horse-cart

Background imageSheffield Collection: Sheffield Wednesday League Champions, 1902-1903

Sheffield Wednesday League Champions, 1902-1903
From an original in Sheffield Libraries: s03883

Background imageSheffield Collection: Tinsley cooling towers, Sheffield

Tinsley cooling towers, Sheffield
Tinsley cooling towers being demolished. These towers were built in 1938 as part of the Blackburn Meadows power station and stood over 75 metres tall

Background imageSheffield Collection: Supertram, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Supertram, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSheffield Collection: Sheffield Wednesday Club F. A. Cup Winners, 1896

Sheffield Wednesday Club F. A. Cup Winners, 1896
L-R Front Row: Mr. J. Holmes; Crawshaw; Langley; Jamieson; Petrie; Mr. A.J. Dickinson; Mr. A. Nixon. Middle Row: W. Johnson (trainer); H. Brandon; Brash; M.J. Earp; Davis; H

Background imageSheffield Collection: Sheffield from Park Hill, by William Ibbitt, 1855

Sheffield from Park Hill, by William Ibbitt, 1855
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: w02071

Background imageSheffield Collection: Sheffield, UK, aerial image

Sheffield, UK, aerial image
Sheffield, UK, aerial photograph. Sheffield is a city of some 510, 000 people (2003) in South Yorkshire. The M1 motorway (running down right) links Sheffield with London (to the south)

Background imageSheffield Collection: Sheffield buffer girls buffing forks, 1968

Sheffield buffer girls buffing forks, 1968
Colourised from a black and white original. Original at Sheffield Libraries: s42792

Background imageSheffield Collection: Langsett Road, Hillsborough, Sheffield, c. 1900

Langsett Road, Hillsborough, Sheffield, c. 1900
No. 8, John G. Wilson, ironmonger and mill furnisher (left) and No. 7, T. P. Ball and Co. boot and shoe dealer (right). From an original at Sheffield Libraries: p00171

Background imageSheffield Collection: Little Herbert, Sheffield Wednesday football club mascot, c. 1900

Little Herbert, Sheffield Wednesday football club mascot, c. 1900
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: t08278

Background imageSheffield Collection: Plan of Sheffield, Yorkshire, c. 1870 - 1905

Plan of Sheffield, Yorkshire, c. 1870 - 1905
Undated but shows the Midland Station as it was built in 1870, therefore between 1870 and 1905 when the station was enlarged. Original at Sheffield Local Studies Library: y11773

Background imageSheffield Collection: Advertisement for John Hadfield and Sons Ltd. Sheffield, c. 1920s

Advertisement for John Hadfield and Sons Ltd. Sheffield, c. 1920s
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: y11062

Background imageSheffield Collection: Lizzie Ward (elephant) working for Thomas W. Ward, Sheffield, 1914

Lizzie Ward (elephant) working for Thomas W. Ward, Sheffield, 1914
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: s00066

Background imageSheffield Collection: Park Hill Flats, Sheffield, 1985

Park Hill Flats, Sheffield, 1985
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: s00678

Background imageSheffield Collection: Sheffield Wednesday Football Club F. A. Cup Winners, 1907

Sheffield Wednesday Football Club F. A. Cup Winners, 1907
Back Row L-R: Messrs.; A.G.W. Dronfield; J.Holmes: A.J. Dickinson: J.C.Clegg; H.Nixon; J. Thackray; ?; Ellis; T. Lee; W. Turner; w.F. Wardley; Middle Row: J. Davis (asst trainer); H

Background imageSheffield Collection: Sheffield United Football Club with the English Cup and Ball, c. 1900

Sheffield United Football Club with the English Cup and Ball, c. 1900
From an original in Sheffield Libraries: y03500

Background imageSheffield Collection: View of Sheffield from Skye Edge showing Park Hill Flats in the foreground, 1984

View of Sheffield from Skye Edge showing Park Hill Flats in the foreground, 1984
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: w01932

Background imageSheffield Collection: Scout Pageant - Owlerton FC, Sheffield

Scout Pageant - Owlerton FC, Sheffield
Scout Association Pageant and Rally at Owlerton Football Ground, Sheffield poster. Date: 1913

Background imageSheffield Collection: Old Map of Sheffield 1851 by John Tallis

Old Map of Sheffield 1851 by John Tallis
A fine 1851 map by John Tallis of Victorian, industrial Sheffield in South Yorkshire that shows the steady growth of industry and housing to the left of the plan

Background imageSheffield Collection: Fatty Foulkes, Sheffield United goalkeeper, c. 1900

Fatty Foulkes, Sheffield United goalkeeper, c. 1900
W. Foulke (1874-1916), goalkeeper, Sheffield United Football Club (1894 - 1905) From an original at Sheffield Libraries: p01026

Background imageSheffield Collection: Great Central Railway: excursion to Bridlington, Filey and Scarborough, 1911

Great Central Railway: excursion to Bridlington, Filey and Scarborough, 1911
Dean and Dawsons express excursion to Bridlington, Filey and Scarborough. Trains depart from Wadsley Bridge, Neepsend, Eckington and Renishaw, Killamarsh, Beighton, Woodhouse, Sheffield Victoria

Background imageSheffield Collection: Sheffield City Libraries: Your help is needed - a few readers are stealing books and periodicals

Sheffield City Libraries: Your help is needed - a few readers are stealing books and periodicals, c. 1930
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: y13767

Background imageSheffield Collection: Plan of Agden Estate, Bradfield, the property of B. J. Young esquire, 1872

Plan of Agden Estate, Bradfield, the property of B. J. Young esquire, 1872
Revised 1872 by Charles J Neale. Scale: 1 inch: 6 chains. Paper backed on linen. Shown on this plan are: Agden Bridge, Agden Dike, Agden House, Agden Reservoir, Agden Wood, Dukes Road, Emlin Dike

Background imageSheffield Collection: Salvation Army Citadel, Cross Burgess Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire. 1892

Salvation Army Citadel, Cross Burgess Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire. 1892
Architect: W. Gilbert Scott, FRIBA, Architect, 25 Bedford Row, London. Original dimensions: 75 x 55 cm. From an original at Sheffield Libraries: arc02908

Background imageSheffield Collection: Endcliffe Park Boating Lake and Holme (Second Endcliffe) Grinding Wheel, Sheffield, Yorkshire. c

Endcliffe Park Boating Lake and Holme (Second Endcliffe) Grinding Wheel, Sheffield, Yorkshire. c. 1900
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: p00095

Background imageSheffield Collection: William Jessop and Sons Ltd and J. J. Savile and Co Ltd. long service award, 1949

William Jessop and Sons Ltd and J. J. Savile and Co Ltd. long service award, 1949
Full title: Long service certificate awarded to William Reynolds by the directors of William Jessop and Sons Ltd and J.J. Savile

Background imageSheffield Collection: Sheffield Wednesday Football Team at Hillsborough, c. 1937

Sheffield Wednesday Football Team at Hillsborough, c. 1937
Back; ?, Westlake, Macintosh, Swift, Turton, Witcombe. Front; ?, Quigley?, Daley, Froggatt, Woodhead. From an original in Sheffield Libraries: u01006

Background imageSheffield Collection: Royal Mail: Greetings from Sheffield, c. 1910

Royal Mail: Greetings from Sheffield, c. 1910
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: p00010

Background imageSheffield Collection: Sheffield City Hall, Central Hall (Ballroom) showing glass floor, 1952

Sheffield City Hall, Central Hall (Ballroom) showing glass floor, 1952
From an original at Sheffield City Libraries (y12911)

Background imageSheffield Collection: View over Wincobank and Brightside, Sheffield, Yorkshire, c. 1940s - 1950s

View over Wincobank and Brightside, Sheffield, Yorkshire, c. 1940s - 1950s
View over Wincobank and Brightside from (right) Jenkin Road showing (right) St. Margarets C.of E. Church, Brightside and (background) English Steel Corporations River Don Works, Brightside Lane

Background imageSheffield Collection: Plan of property situate at Stannington for sale

Plan of property situate at Stannington for sale
Lot 1 house, buildings, yard, Toft head, The Toft, Toft Bottom, Middle Field and Nether Field or Nether Toft (shows Roman Catholic School). Lot 2 Towns Field, Occupation Road

Background imageSheffield Collection: The east prospect of Sheffield in the County of York, 1745

The east prospect of Sheffield in the County of York, 1745
By Nathaniel Buck. Original at Sheffield Local Studies Library: y10740

Background imageSheffield Collection: Sheffield, 1822

Sheffield, 1822
Full title: Plan of Sheffield; engraved for the history and directory of Yorkshire, published by Edward Baines, Leeds, 1822 Includes a view of the General Infirmary (bottom left). By Alfred Smith

Background imageSheffield Collection: Sheffield City Hall, Barkers Pool, Sheffield, Yorkshire, 1935

Sheffield City Hall, Barkers Pool, Sheffield, Yorkshire, 1935
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: y04637

Background imageSheffield Collection: Park Hill Flats, Sheffield, Yorkshire, 1960s

Park Hill Flats, Sheffield, Yorkshire, 1960s
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: s00651



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"Sheffield: A Tapestry of History and Culture" Step into the time capsule and journey back to c. 1970, where The Hole in The Road stood as a quirky landmark in Sheffield, Yorkshire. This peculiar underpass captured the essence of a city constantly evolving. Fast forward to Hillsborough Art - Sheffield Wednesday, an emblematic representation of the city's passion for football. The vibrant colors on canvas depict the unwavering spirit that unites its people. Delve even deeper into history with William Fairbank's meticulous map from 1771, revealing a correct plan of the town of Sheffield. This intricate cartography showcases how this industrial hub was shaped over centuries. William Ibbitt's masterpiece from 1855 offers us a breathtaking view from Park Hill. From this vantage point, one can witness both progress and tradition intertwining harmoniously. Bramall Lane Art - Sheffield United takes us on another sporting journey through artistry. Celebrating fierce rivalries and moments etched in time, it encapsulates the pride that courses through every fan's veins. Traveling further ahead to c. 1870-1905, we encounter an intriguing Plan which illustrates urban expansion during this period—a testament to its growing prominence within Yorkshire and England at large. Uncover more secrets as you explore Postcode Sector Map sheet 18 Humberside and North East Midlands—an invaluable tool guiding residents across diverse neighborhoods within this sprawling metropolis. Transport yourself back to 1822 when Sheffield was bustling with life—its streets alive with commerce and innovation shaping its destiny as an industrial powerhouse. Witness Tinsley cooling towers towering above the skyline—a symbol not only of energy production but also resilience amidst changing times—a reminder that progress comes hand-in-hand with adaptation. Navigate your way through Postcode District Map sheet 4 Northern England—the key unlocking access to hidden gems nestled within each district—revealing the vibrant tapestry of communities that make up Sheffield.