Walkley History

News, events and discoveries of the Walkley Ways, Walkley Wars history project.

Historians’ Meeting

Last night’s Walkley Historians Meeting was a very stimulating and exciting event. We are making great progress on the different strands. Members of the World War 1 group are all … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Walkley history research

Would you like to help research Walkley’s history? We have a meeting of researchers at St Mary’s Community Hall, South Rd, 7pm on Tuesday 23rd April. Please come along if … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mrs Higgins – Walkley suffragette

Sheffield Daily Telegraph 4 Apr 1907 SHEFFIELD SUFFRAGETTES Home From London Prison NO CROWD TO WELCOME THEM Sheffield was quite indifferent last evening when the two local Suffragettes returned home … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Stories of Activism in Sheffield

  Here is a two-day WEA course for anyone interested in the city context of the Walkley Action Group and oral history. http://yh.wea.org.uk/courses/WEA-Featured-Courses.aspx Start date:┬áThis is a two day course. … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beeches Exhibition

The exhibition introducing the history project opens at Beeches of Walkley today. It will be opposite the frozen seafood and next to the pickles . There is information about the … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

James Craven – Rifle Brigade

James Craven was born in 1891 to James and Hannah of 1 Compton Street. He had two older bothers Philip and Thomas and a younger sister Virginia. His father died … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Albert Marriott’s Fruit Stores

Jim Buckley has recently sent this photograph, which he believes was taken at the junction of Harold Street and Burgoyne Road. The date is unknown but the horse-drawn cart and … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · 4 Comments