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Heritage: Rare accounts of men who survived Marples bombing

Sheffield Archives discovers lost evidence from wartime inquest into the worst single loss of life of the Sheffield Blitz

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RETRO: Ivory was key material of cutlery trade

RETRO: Ivory was key material of cutlery trade

Today’s subject broaches a subject that is now considered a horrible evil trade but in the 1800s it was just another tool used in the cutlery trade and used in household items, I’m talking about ivory, read on.

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Get a sneak peek of newly discovered Barnsley archive footage

PREVIEW: Barnsley History Day celebrates town's forefathers on Father's Day

Barnsley History Day will celebrate the town's forefathers on Father's Day with talks, exhibitions and a sneak peek at newly found archive film in the Town Hall tomorrow, Sunday, June 18, from 11am.
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46 words and phrases that Yorkshire gave to the world

'Ow do? God's own county has its own language - and we all know it's reight good.
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Edith Sitwell with brothers Osbert and Sacheverell

Never a dull moment in historic hall’s literary intrigue

The Sitwell family of writers who called Renishaw Hall near Sheffield their home railed against the literary establishment in their heyday of the 1920s and 30s.

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RETRO: Is the the place where infamous Sheffield murderer Charlie Peace killed?

RETRO: Is the the place where infamous Sheffield murderer Charlie Peace killed?

Today’s delve into Sheffield’s rich past is about a man that’s unknown by most of the modern generation but the older end will have some idea of just who Charlie Peace was.

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Billy Hukin

RETRO: Sheffield’s cut throat world of razors

I make no excuses for returning to this area of Broomhill again as walking the streets in this area is like walking through the

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Ron Clayton

RETRO: The biggest Sheffield Park of them all - Sheffield’s medieval ‘great parke’

Growing up in Hillsborough much of my childhood centred round Hillsborough Park.

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Tinsley Picture Palace, Sheffield

Free cinema evening about Tinsley Picture Palace

Step back in time at a free cinema evening this evening, Thursday April 27, 6.30-8.30pm.

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Panoramic view of Sheffield city from the amphitheatre

Go back in time at Sheffield’s Amphichill

Chill out and go back in time at AmphiChill, Sheffield’s first Big Vintage Brunch.

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RETRO: New project puts spotlight on Sheffield’s tradition of protest

In 2017 barely a day goes by without news of a protest occurring somewhere across the world.

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RETRO: Sheffield bowling club still together after 50 years

RETRO: Sheffield bowling club still together after 50 years

It all started in 1967.

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Heritage: Project putting spotlight on city’s traditions of protest

Heritage: Project putting spotlight on city’s traditions of protest

Museums Sheffield urges residents to share what causes and protests are important to the city’s history as anniversary of female voting rights nears.

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Antiques Column: The Georgians loved their desserts

Antiques Column: The Georgians loved their desserts

Within the field of glass collecting, drinking glasses have always commanded the greatest interest from enthusiasts, but there is a whole sphere of glass production which is equally as exciting and readily available to the collector.

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This photograph, taken in 1910 by Luke Bagshaw and Son, shows Doncaster's North Bridge.

RETRO: The changing face of Doncaster high street

This week we have delved into our archives to bring you some fabulous pictures of Doncaster in days gone by.

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RETRO: Taking a look back at the history of Sheffield toolmaking family

RETRO: Taking a look back at the history of Sheffield toolmaking family

This week we take a look at the history and home of the Lockwood brothers, best known for their involvement in the toolmaking trade.

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An artist's impression of people desperately searching the waters for survivors in the Philadelphia area of Sheffield

Heritage: Flood victim’s death mask made by his grieving son

Tragic familytale from the 1864 Sheffield floods, where hundreds died and much of the city was destroyed, is laid bare as part of an exhibition

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Hummel figures of children

Antiques column: Charm of Hummel

I have always thought that an ideal subject for a new collector would be the charming Hummel figures of children.

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Heritage article from Heeley City Farm

Heritage: Our history can help shape how we feel about our city

The history of the places we live plays a crucial role in determining how we feel about them today.

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Colourful plastic buttons were developed in the 20th century

Anqiques Column: Buttoning up a new collection

Buttons have always been used for fastening and decoration. 
They have been discovered in Egyptian tombs and over 15,000 have been found on a Court costume belonging to Henry VIII.

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