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A History of Sheffield [Paperback]

David Hey
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Table of Contents

Preface vii Introduction 1 1 The earliest settlements 6 The evidence of archaeology and place-names 6 The Domesday Book 12 The Lovetots and the Furnivals 14 The beginnings of industry 23 The people of Sheffield in the Middle Ages 24 2 Hallamshire under the Talbots, earls of Shrewsbury 27 The lords of the manor 27 The town 37 Population 41 Farming and industry 45 Local government 49 Religion 51 The Civil War 53 3 'A town of considerable note for its manufactures' 55 The Dukes of Norfolk 55 The town 60 Population 74 Cutlery 77 Iron and steel 86 Old Sheffield Plate 93 Other industries 97 Communications 99 Politics and religion 103 4 From town to borough 113 The town 113 Public health 132 Communications 139 The rural parts of the parish 142 Cutlery 146 Steel 154 Iron 158 Tools 160 Other trades 162 The poor 169 Newspapers 171 Politics and religion 172 The 1841 census for Sheffield 181 5 Steel city and cutlery capital 185 Steel 187 Cutlery 200 Tool-making and other industries 213 The town centre 220 Western suburbs 229 Working-class housing and public health 235 Entertainment and aspirations 243 6 The modern city 259 Between the wars 259 Industry 259 The city 264 The Second World War 269 Since the Second World War 272 The city centre 273 Housing 276 Cutlery 280 Tools 284 Steel 286 Regeneration 290 Education, religion and recreation 300 Bibliography and acknowledgements 306 Index 308

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