Tags » Attercliffe

When great great grandfather Fred beat Aston Villa

Fred’s sporty genes have not made it down the family tree to me but I am finding the history of pre-league football oddly compelling. Footballs and cricket feature largely in Fred’s life but I don’t think I realised quite how much until this latest episode. 573 more words

Sheffield and Tinsley Canal Photograph Journey

Much better pictures, this time the sun is shining until Tinsley Locks and I managed to get further, passing under the M1 viaduct at Meadowhall.  The only disappointment is the lack of movement on the canal, as I have never seen a boat moving along it on my last two visits. 18 more words

Pictures

Timawells reblogged this on TimAWells Blog.

Sheffield canal bridge photograph

I decided to go for a walk down Sheffield canal from Attercliffe to Tinsley on Sunday evening.  I was a bit concerned that my car would still be there, after my walk, as Attercliffe is now a very deprived area, luckily it was still there in one piece when I got back. 66 more words

Uk

Timawells reblogged this on TimAWells Blog.

Attercliffe Sheffield John Banners Departmental store photograph

Attercliffe Sheffield used to be heavily populated with industry and people.  The people have moved away, but you can still get an idea how elegant the shopping centre was from the Banners store building that still exists. 10 more words

Uk

Timawells reblogged this on TimAWells Blog.

Attercliffe Sheffield John Banners Departmental store photograph

Attercliffe Sheffield used to be heavily populated with industry and people.  The people have moved away, but you can still get an idea how elegant the shopping centre was from the Banners store building that still exists. 10 more words

Uk

Vlog - finding Fred in Attercliffe and Darnall

After I visited Handsworth which I wrote about in a post called Becoming Jane, I also visited Attercliffe and Darnall to try and track down some of Fred’s haunts. 819 more words

The Spring, clad all in gladness, Doth laugh at Winter's sadness

In the last post I wished I could have known more about the “Dramatic Entertainment” that Fred had persuaded Janie to come to at the end of February 1879. 1,361 more words