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  1. Here are two more Sheffield men who died in WW1. PrivateWilliam Cahill 3/3668 14th Bn., York & Lancaster Regiment who died aged 29 on 9th March 1917 Missing - remembered on Thiepval Memorial, Somme. He married his sweetheart Kitty Hempstock shortly before he died, she lived Pond Street area of Sheffield. I have not found his name mentioned on a Sheffield memorial as yet but I would be grateful to know if anyone has come across his name. Private James Cahill 2608 1st/5th Bn., West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) died aged 32 19th December 1915. Buried Essex Farm, Belgium Remembered on town memorial Harrogate. They were my Gt. Uncles and both born in Carlistle Street area of Sheffield but worked in hotels in Harrogate prior to enlisting. I have photographs but don't know how to attach to this thread.
  2. does anyone recall a family called McCarthy (poss Irish) 1920's - 1940's. Kids were Jimmy, Bernard and Frankie. Went to St. Catherines RC church and boys were altar servers. Father was possibly a school teacher. I have photo's of the family.
  3. hi bfroggy yes I have heard of lawrence. do you have a great aunt betty living in sheffield. look forward to hearing back from you, mary
  4. Hi bullerboy would you know where christine is now and what age would she be. thanks.
  5. My mother worked in the cafeteria in the 1930's, washing up and scrubbing floors - very hard work especially on footy days - all fans clamoured for a meal before the match. Anyone else got ancestors who worked there? names that come to mind - Dolly, Mary Beaumont who maybe went to live in Ireland? Any one got any more pictures of the 'old woolies' ? My mothers name was Cecilia Franchetti - also known as Betty
  6. Hi Maryjane, I am quite interested in what you are saying about the Cahill family, would it be alright to pm you as I don't want to spoil someone else's thread?
  7. I am researching a Cahill family tree. I have a James Cahill born in sheffield 1883 but died WW1. Are you researching a family tree? Do you know of any Cahills in Sheffield?
  8. Would anyone remember the McCarthy family, Jimmy, Frank, Bernard and Teresa Mary around 1930's. Possibly Petre Street, Woodside Lane area. Boys were all altar boys at possibly St. Vincents or St. Catherines.
  9. Message for "phawley" sorry for delay in replying, I have been away from home. This sounds promising - so was you gt. grandfather also Frank Marriott and married to Mary Ann Cahill - died 1950. I am keeping my fingers crossed that I have at last found who I'm looking for. Can't wait for your reply
  10. Hi taffy124 Do you know the whereabouts of any of the Marriotts you meantioned. Desperately trying to find any of them for family tree purposes. Thanks
  11. hi roughy101 you asked about nos 1 and 6 trinity street 1901. there were large groups of italians on that street. are you of italian decent? are you tracing any particular family if so?
  12. Hi thomaspaine did your ronksley ancestors run or own the sportsman pub around 1901 - 83 well road? names of Isaac & Caroline Ronksley on 1901 census ages 43 & 42
  13. Anyone remember McCarthy family lived in Petre Street or thereabouts, boys Frank, Bernard and James, girl Margaret or Mary Teresa. Boys were altar boys at St.Catherines, Melrose Road in the 1930's. I have photographs which I would like to give to the family.
  14. Hi 5hep. this is a long shot. is your name shepherd by any chance. unusual name. i am looking for a shepherd marriott born 1890's in sheffield had a brother frank. have you come across anyone with that christian name?.
  15. Hi, anyone remember a Michael Franchetti and Florence Walker lived at 27 Manners Street til at least 1955, looking for relatives of Mrs Walker or Marriott family who lived at no. 28
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