The area known as Sheffield was probably founded in the second half of 1AD in a clearing by the River Sheaf. — Although humans may have lived in the area for at least 10,000 years, significant urban growth only occurred after the Industrial Revolution. — Sheffield has been well known for blade …
A monument in Dore commemorating King Egbert's victory.
Sheffield viewed from Attercliffe Road, c. 1819.
The Shepherd Wheel is an example of the water-powered grinding workshops that used to be commonplace in the Sheffield area.
A photograph of the Dale Dyke reservoir embankment, shortly after its collapse in March 1864.