INTERESTING AND USEFUL BOOKS aND pUBLICATIONS

Here are a few local books that I have read and found useful and interesting, I can't guarantee that they are still all in print though.


BYGONES OF BRADFIELD VOL. 1  (1986)

A  tour and guide to Bradfield and its past, including reminiscenses from some of its older inhabitants and a few photos.

BYGONES OF BRADFIELD VOL. 2. (1988)

Similar to above, concentrates more on the local buildings and farms.

Produced by Bradfield Local History Group 

Printed by: Hilltop Press, Portland Street, Sheffield S6 3DN

If they are still in print, it would probably be available from either SDFHS or Bradfield Archives.


STANNINGTON

Produced by Stannington Local History Group

A guide to Stannington and its history.

Probably  available from  SDFHS.


A LAYMAN'S LOOK AT THE HISTORY, INDUSTRY, PEOPLE AND PLACES OF WORRALL AND WHARNCLIFFESIDE.

By Doug Sanderson 1999 (2nd Edition 2001)

Published and Printed by: ALD Design & Print, 279 Sharrow Vale Rd., Sheffield, S11 7ZF.  (Tel. 0114 267 9402)

Available from local bookshops.


AROUND BRADFIELD LOXLEY AND HILLSBOROUGH 

1996 (reprinted 2001) (ISBN 0 7524 0671 X)

AROUND BRADFIELD LOXLEY AND HILLSBOROUGH THE SECOND EDITION  

2002 (ISBN 0 7524 2471 8)

From the 'IMAGES OF ENGLAND' series.

A selection of local photos.

Compiled by Malcolm Nunn.

Printed by: Tempus Publishing Ltd.,The Mill, Brimscombe Port, Stroud, Gloucester, GL5 2QG.

Available from local bookshops and Bradfield Archives (10.99)


THE DRAMATIC STORY OF THE SHEFFIELD FLOOD 

(1999) ISBN 1-901587-05-3

By Peter Machan

An hour by hour account of the flood, which began at Dale Dyke, Bradfield on 11th March 1864, and which within three hours had decimated large areas of Sheffield.

Fascinating and descriptive

Full of local places and people

Published and Printed by: ALD Design & Print, 279 Sharrow Vale Rd., Sheffield, S11 7ZF.  

email ald@printshop.demon.co.uk   (Tel. 0114 267 9402)

Available from local bookshops (6.95)


A Website Book of the Sheffield Flood 

An online book by Michael Armitage. 

Informative with plenty of details.


SHEFFIELD AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

Produce a Quarterly magazine THE FLOWING STREAM for members.

Contains lots of local historical and geneaological information, tips, snippets, and members interests. 


1841 CENSUS OF WEST RIDING  (CD)

Stepping Stones www.stepping-stones.co.uk

Phone:01904 424131 

Scanned images of the original copies, therefore it will take a fair amount of trawling through...but useful nontheless.


1881 BRITISH CENSUS AND INDEX (CD)

An almost essential resource for family historians with UK ancestry.

An indexed and searchable transcribed database of the 1881 census.

Available from Family Search (Church of Latter Day Saints)


1891 CENSUS OF YORKSHIRE (CD)

S&N www.genealogy.demon.co.uk

Phone 01722 716121

Scanned images of the original copies, therefore it will take a fair amount of trawling through...but useful nontheless.


Family Tree Magazine and sister publication Practical Family History (monthly).

A wealth of genealogical information, in an accessible format.

Available from most Newsagents.

www.family-tree.co.uk

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