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  1. Thank you been trying to remember yes it was Dewires
  2. Can anyone recall the name of a wholesale store just on the left at the bottom of Spital hill. I think it began with a D
  3. There appears to be another child Winston Solomon Seivwright born 1970 mothers maiden name is Scarborough - he died in 1970 - could this be one of yours. Joanne Lyn gives born 1972 mothers maiden name Clift
  4. we bought our first bed there - bottom of Ecclesall Road in 1967 - we were very embarrassed when the assistant said we should get on the bed and test it!!!
  5. My Dad Frank Hibbert worked at NC from 1947 I wish he was still here he had a great memory. I worked there for a few years 1970s. I worked from Mr Colton chief metallagist. Names I remember Bob Scorrah! Robert Littlejohn, Stuart Ramage
  6. A Sylvia M Shaw married a Malcolm Green in 1962 - could this be the daughter??
  7. You may find this interesting - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/43258948/thomas-james-burtoft Strange if he died back home he seems to be buried in France.
  8. So sorry to hear about Nigel - we had Whomersley in our family history and often shared information.
  9. I think my cousin lived there - John Gascoigne
  10. A trip to the library may help - if they still have phone books
  11. I haven't got a Peter Bolsover in my tree at the moment - but there was one living in Sheffield if you can get hold of a phone book. You could give him a call to see if its the one you are looking for. He was in the Sheffield 2 area.
  12. Hi, Joanne - so sorry to hear about Ian. I am related to Lily she was my mums cousin. I have loads of research on the family if you are interested. regards Smary
  13. there is someone on ancestry who has Mary in their tree.
  14. I knew an Ian Staniland in 1967 - who used to cycle with the Sheffield Sports cycling club - I think he went to Oz.
  15. I have this family in my ancestry. I would suggest that Barnet moved to work at the large Salford Gas works. George and Harriet Housley are my 3x grandparents. who would be if my calculations are correct would be Barnets grandparents.
  16. Do you have any other information? Parents name etc - date of birth!
  17. Yes Lily was my mums cousin - I think her husband was Arthur. Their son was Ian. Retep, What is your connection? Just checked my research and yes he was George Arthur - but uncle Arthur to me.
  18. Yes Lily was my mums cousin - I think her husband was Arthur. Their son was Ian.
  19. I had some relatives called Burkin (ian)and some called Reynolds(John)- I seem to remember they lived on Palgrave
  20. Just to let you know - Sky box up and running. thanks for all the help
  21. Can I use my old sky box as a freesat receiver and if yes how do I go about it?
  22. I wonder if the rill was part of the water system for the steel works!
  23. I don't know if I am dreaming but perhaps someone out there will confirm - when I was little say 1960's my family used to go for a picnic in Stocksbridge. There was a rill running through the woods, it was man made I think. Can anyone confirm this or was it just a dream!!!!
  24. This is difficult to explain but when my pc has been quiet for a while I get pictures showing - they ask do I like this etc. but when I press enter to open the computer up nothing happens I have to ctrl alt delete. It then goes to sign in and I can press enter and the thing fires up correctly. This is annoying any suggestions?
  25. What is powershell ?- why is it opening every time I switch on even though I have disabled it in the start up section. Do I need powershell??
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