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"Quis tali fundo tempret a lachymie" - Who could look upon this place and not weep" (Anon)

"What hurts the victim most is not the cruelty of the oppressor but the silence of the bystander" Eli Wiesel The Courage to Care by Carol Rittner and Sondra Myers (1986) 


The Pinxton Pit Tragedy - 22nd March 1825
2  Russell Kenneth Swanwick 1884 - 1914

The Monotonous Life of the Barker Sisters - Park Hill, Sheffield 1967

4.  Herbert Marrison - The Last of the Castleton Ropemakers
5.  The Abbey, Woodseats, Sheffield 
6.  The Sheldon Family - Tideswell and Sheffield
7.  The Undertakers Conference Sheffield 28th May 1907 and the restoration of James Fegan 
8.  Old Walkley (Sheffield) -  A Talk to The Walkley Mutual Improvement Society by Mr. John Collier - Tuesday 10th April 1877
9.  A Disgusting Sheffield Home - Thomas and Florence Maskery's house in Boston Street Sheffield - February 1901
10 A Family Tragedy - Beeley Woods Sheffield July 1935 - ""It is no use leaving Albert behind although it goes against the grain" 
11.The Mysterious Disappearance of William Dunkley - Monday 28th December 1931 Sheffield
12.Joseph Bingham of Walkley Sheffield (1863-1917) - "one of Walkley's most respected men"
13.Arthur Hardy was not a whole man - Sheffield January 1922
14.Mr. William Samuel Laycock of Oakbrook, Sheffield
15.The Death of Richard Brown - Parkwood Springs Sheffield July 1879
16.The Death of Joseph Laycock Ball Bridge River Don Sheffield August 1874
17.Dora Estella Bright - Composer and Pianist
18.The Grief of John Brindley Price - Woodseats Sheffield January 1918
19.The Meths Drinkers of Sheffield 1907
20.The Family of Thomas and Florence Dawn - Sheffield
21.The Angel Inn - Sheffield (1657 - 1940)
22.A Darnall Tragedy Sheffield - 5th December 1932
23.The River Don Tragedy - Hillfoot Bridge Sheffield October 1901 "Oh Where is my baby"
24.Drowned in Misfortune Dam Crookesmoor Sheffield - April 1899
25.The Tormented and Appalling Death of Ellen Tthorpe - Sheffield November 1881 "the most abominable case of ill-treatment he had ever known"
26.Charles William Wadkinson (1922 - 1942)
27.Percy Wolstenholme's War (1914 - 1919)
28.Howard Road Methodist Church, Walkley, Sheffield
30Maurice Madden's Last Day - Friday 02 July 1915 Nether Edge Sheffield
31.The Only Steam Man in England  - Sheffield May 1868
32.Amy Simpson's Life of Pain - Sheffield April 1914
33.The Death of Doris May Jenkinson Ball Bridge Sheffield Saturday 19th May 1923
34.The Attercliffe Burning Fatalities - Sheffield May 1905 
35."Pirates of the Ether" - Sheffield's First Licence Evaders - February 1926
36.The Heartless Conduct of Ernest Bromhead - Sheffield - Nottingham 1914 - " The children had been found by the inspector to be very badly clothed, with only "apologies for boots"
37.Mr Joseph Pointer M.P. (1877 - 1914) - Sheffield's First Labour Member of Parliament
38.The Funeral of Mr. George Arthur Buckley Sheffield 4th December 1935
39.The Night the Football Association of England saluted the Nazis and toasted Hitler - Wednesday 4th December 1935 "that as one they raised their arms in the Nazi salute"
40.Sheffield in 1931 - "How the old place has changed"
41.The Suspicious Death of Jadish Chandera Bhatta - Brinsworth Rotherham Friday 1st May 1931
42.William Henry Raynor 1911 - 1986 - Walkley Sheffield
43.Sisters Found Dead - Two Months in House - Blackpool, Lancashire January 1938
44.Sheffield's First Air Raid Victims of World War 2 - 28th-29th August 1940

."History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquity." Cicero, Pro Publio Sestio Roman author, orator, & politician (106 BC - 43 BC)

"An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong". ~R. Baker

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