Walkley History

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

Walkley on Edwardian Film

Walkley streets appear in an Edwardian silent comedy called Mixed Babies. Filmed in 1905 by the Sheffield Photo Company, Mixed Babies is a comedic film involving a newsboy who decides … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

Searching for Photos

Do you have old photographs of Walkley? We are looking for photos which show Walkley’s houses, streets, shops, pubs, churches, chapels, the library, etc to add to the Walkley History … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

One or two stones out of place: detective work on Walkley rooftops

This is the ‘join’ in the roof line between two businesses on South Road. On the left, Beeches of Walkley. On the right, the Rowsha restaurant. Behind the chimney you … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Walkley on Picture Sheffield

Walkley on Picture Sheffield. Sheffield Archives and Libraries Service has an online collection of old photographs. They cover many places in the city and lots of different subjects. Here is … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Walkley Slum Clearance Photos

Walkley Slum Clearance, a set on Flickr. Images from the clearance of houses in Walkley during the 1960s to 1980s. These have been shared with us by the photograph owners.

June 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Walkley History’s photostream

Walkley History’s photostream on Flickr. Photos of historic Walkley which people have shared with the project. This is our Flickr photostream of all images, arranged into albums by period. We … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment