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I lived on the Manor Estate in the 1950s/60s until I left to work in Leeds in 1964. Our house was on Fitzhubert Road, directly behind the church and looked out on to Scotia Close.I remember the fish shop, the post office.

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Hi anyone remember the Newton family (Albert and Lily) who lived on Ravencarr Road 1930's, five kids one was called Sunny? Trying to trace my family tree. Thanks. :)

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Hi I lived at 146 Fitzhubert Road and I went to St Theresa's School in 1956. I have just found a fantastic youtube documentary on the Manor which shows them knocking down Fitzhubert Road. I now live in Australia, but I would love to show this to my 98 yr old mother when I visit Sheffield in Juy. Is there anyway I can save the youtube doc?

 

Iwould also love to know what happened to some of my classmates... Margaret Valerio, Charmaine Pipe, John Butterworth, Steven Grayson are a few of the names that come to mind.

 

Cheers

 

Julie

 

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The documentary is called "On the Manor Sheffield" Youtube address https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7Q2lKEXcsY

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My brother and I were born at 72 Fretson Road. Next door were Mr and Mrs Eyre and their son, John. On the other side were the Hancock family, then Mrs Toone, then my grandmother and her sister, Mrs Briggs and Mrs Walker. Beyond them were the Milners. Round the corner, almost opposite the top corner of 'the Rec' were the Fitzakerleys. I think John F went to school with my brother.

Opposite us Mr and Mrs Hastings and Mrs McGrath lived. From looking into my family I wonder if Mrs Hastings was my grandfather's sister. That would have meant her maiden name was Hague.

We moved to The Crossways before the birth of the first of my two younger sisters. We all went to Standhouse School. Miss Wright was head at that time. My teachers included Mrs Asplen, Miss Dodd, Mrs Parkin, Miss Berry and Mrs Miles. My brother was in Mr Rackham's class.

I remember going with my mum and grandmother to the shops at Fairleigh. We also used to get our paper kites from the man up the little close.

My brother and I stayed at Standhouse until secondary school. My sisters hit the 'middle school' period in education and transferred to Prince Edward. Most of the children from where we lived went to Pipworth Road.

My parents were married at St Swithun's church and two, or maybe three of us, were baptized there. My youngest sister was baptized and Prince of Wales Road Methodist church where we all went to Sunday School.

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My brother and I were born at 72 Fretson Road. Next door were Mr and Mrs Eyre and their son, John. On the other side were the Hancock family, then Mrs Toone, then my grandmother and her sister, Mrs Briggs and Mrs Walker. Beyond them were the Milners. Round the corner, almost opposite the top corner of 'the Rec' were the Fitzakerleys. I think John F went to school with my brother.

Opposite us Mr and Mrs Hastings and Mrs McGrath lived. From looking into my family I wonder if Mrs Hastings was my grandfather's sister. That would have meant her maiden name was Hague.

We moved to The Crossways before the birth of the first of my two younger sisters. We all went to Standhouse School. Miss Wright was head at that time. My teachers included Mrs Asplen, Miss Dodd, Mrs Parkin, Miss Berry and Mrs Miles. My brother was in Mr Rackham's class.

I remember going with my mum and grandmother to the shops at Fairleigh. We also used to get our paper kites from the man up the little close.

My brother and I stayed at Standhouse until secondary school. My sisters hit the 'middle school' period in education and transferred to Prince Edward. Most of the children from where we lived went to Pipworth Road.

My parents were married at St Swithun's church and two, or maybe three of us, were baptized there. My youngest sister was baptized and Prince of Wales Road Methodist church where we all went to Sunday School.

 

I remember Miss Wright wearing a red? jumper with a pearl necklace and Miss Parkin with a jumper and always wearing a brooch, I seem to remember she fancied herself as having a nice singing voice (she was always known to me as 'Miss' never 'Mrs')

 

Mr Rackham looked scary with his gold rimmed glasses and brown pinstripe suit, he scared us all once when he informed us he knew we called him Old Man Rackham behind his back! He was just a big pussycat really though.

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