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  • Birthday 19/07/1948
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    Anybody from Hackenthorpe?

    ------------------------------------------------------ Signed and brought to the attention of fellow members of the Sheffield History site.
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    Deep Pits Sheffield

    I am too far from Sheffield to look but if anyone finds a Robinson ( Park Brickworks ) brick, here is a site to identify it and compare with other Robinson brickyards. ---------- http://www.penmorfa.com/bricks/england19.html
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    Deep Pits Sheffield

    1845 White's directory, Deep Pits run by Sheffield Coal Company. Hounsfield, Wilson, Dunn, and Jeffcock, (Sheffield Coal Co.) colliery owners, Soap house, Park, Manor, Corker bottoms, Arbourthorne. Birley vale, and Deep pits Coal yard, New Haymarket
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    Deep Pits Sheffield

    ------------------------ From Whites Directory 1862 Robinson James, brickmaker, Park view, Intake road. Intake Road is now City Road. The name Park View would suggest it may have overlooked Norfolk Park which could put it near the colliery or possibly a little lower down opposite City Road Cemetery. ---------- Post added 22-01-2018 at 19:37 ---------- I have just realised that this must be the James Robinson of the Park Brick works on Blagden Street. This was in fact James Robinson & Son. What made me realise is that I found Park View to be a lot further down Intake Road than the Deep Pits, in fact between Stafford Road and Fitzwalter Road on the north east of City Road just above Park Brick works about here ------ https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@53.3766465,-1.4519961,3a,75y,51.33h,85.72t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sPx68pFDuPYb1rhfTQ7IycQ!2e0!7i13312!8i6656?hl=en -------- I don't suppose that stone house could be it, there doesn't seem to be a name on it so probably not. Here is a map with the house labelled, you will have to zoom in to find it. -------- http://maps.nls.uk//view/102345217
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    Deep Pits Sheffield

    ----------------------------------- Deep Pit was a colliery, even in my time the word pit was usually used instead of colliery. I have a map which shows Deep Pit Colliery on the North East side of what is now City Road in the same place as it says Deep Pit on the map linked to by *_ash_* . unfortunately this site doesn't accept images so I can't show it to you. Also from the Sheffield Independant in 1829 this report :- "On Wednesday, an inquest was held on the body of George Bellamy who was in the act of decending into one of the pits at the Deep Pit Colliery near Sheffield when the rope to which the corve was attached broke and he was precipitated to the bottom and killed." EDIT - I found an 1840 map online here ------- http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/maps/series?xCenter=3267607.9816574&yCenter=3002918.0498865&scale=63360&viewScale=11338.5888&mapLayer=nineteenth&subLayer=first_edition&title=Ordnance%20Survey%20and%20Ordnance%20Survey%20of%20Scotland%20First%20Series&download=true
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    Kellys directories of Sheffield

    I haven’t got a Kelly's for that year but according to Whites Directory 1911 -------- Marion Road - 14 Morton William. shear bender. A surname would help. 1905 White's - Marion Road. 14 Halliwell William Arthur, (j) brick maker 16 Wright Walter, W. carter
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    --------------------------- I tried those links and got a blank page but when I added /forums/ to the end of the link the page appeared.
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    Sheffield Trams

    Well found, thank you, though I use NLS a lot I have never seen that on a map. This information needs adding to a lot of sites dealing with Sheffield Tramways. This is probably why its not on the 1905 map, newly constructed bridge ----------- http://www.picturesheffield.com/frontend.php?keywords=Ref_No_increment;EQUALS;s20351&pos=5&action=zoom&id=22861
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    Sheffield Trams

    I don't think there was ever a tram depot at that end of Weedon Street, Tinsley depot was at the other end of Weedon Street, the Attercliffe Common end and was the first depot built for the Sheffield Tramways Company in 1874. Here is a list of all Sheffield depots --------- Tinsley depot - Heeley depot - Nether Edge depot - Queens Road works - Shoreham Street depot - Crookes depot - Tenter Street depot - Holme Lane depot.
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    The West Street pub, late 70's

    I probably played against you at the football table, West Street Hotel and the Adelphi were my regular calls.
  11. Here is a link to a thread with description on Sheffield History. http://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk/forums/topic/11774-sheffield-deer-park/
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    Le Tall Woodhouse Books Available

    My copy arrived today , thanks Sophie1803, I am already fascinated by it, and such a low price, I recommend this to anyone interested in old Woodhouse.
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    Unadopted streets

    Unadopted roads are covered in this thread on Sheffield History ---------- http://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk/forums/topic/2543-unadopted-roads/ In the 70's when I was on the buses at East Bank garage Farm Road was unadopted. Though in good condition we were not allowed to use it with buses when returning to garage.
  14. Not much help but :- Flanagan’s partnership with Allen ended in 1945 due to Chesney Allen's poor health, although they did appear together in several reunions. Bud Flanagan however seems to have done a lot of charity concerts and there is still a Bud Flanagan Leukaemia Fund. There were also a lot of tribute acts / impersonators. http://www.bflf.org.uk/
  15. I just had a look on Google Street View and at first got this - https://www.dropbox.com/s/88hbgmnqpzogcoi/suffolk_road_1.png?dl=0 Then stepped back a few yards and got the later picture here - https://www.dropbox.com/s/ernaiiu0cjamfwp/suffolk_road_2.png?dl=0 If you are asked to sign in you can just close the sign in window to view.

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