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  Sheffield - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire in the north of England.
From 1570 to 1584 Mary, Queen of Scots was held as a prisoner in Sheffield Castle and Sheffield Manor.
Sheffield also has close ties with snooker, due to the fact that the city's Crucible Theatre is the venue for the World Snooker Championships.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sheffield   (5119 words)

  
 A History of Sheffield
Sheffield was founded in the early 12th century by the Lord of the manor, William de Lovetot.
Sheffield was given the right to have a weekly market and an annual fair.
By 1600 Sheffield was the main town in England (apart from London) for cutlery.
www.localhistories.org /sheffield.html   (1631 words)

  
 Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Celtic area around Sheffield was eventually absorbed by the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Northumbria and the fields around the Sheaf (hence Sheffield) were perhaps one of the last areas to be captured by Northumbria.
Sheffield has been famous for the making of steel since at least the fourteenth century when one of Chaucer's pilgrims is described as carrying a Sheffield Thwitel in his hose.The proximity of iron ore, streams for power and suitable grinding stones made Sheffield an ideal centre for steel making.
Sheffield was a major centre for the manufacture of armaments during the first and second world wars and was a target for enemy bombing, suffering much wartime damage.
www.thenortheast.fsnet.co.uk /SouthYorkshire.htm   (2248 words)

  
 Sheffield - Leadership in New Zealand
From the moment a person is recruited into their first job, the possibility of greatness resides in them and the organisations that they will inevitably contribute to.
Sheffield works with leadership, both individual and organisational, to make a real difference to business and the community in New Zealand.
Sheffield is a great place to work and offers terrific career prospects.
www.sheffield.co.nz   (164 words)

  
 Walkabout - Sheffield
Located 30 km from Devonport and 93 km from Launceston, Sheffield (named after the famous town in Yorkshire) is one of those rural service towns which had a brainwave and successfully turned itself into a tourist destination.
Sheffield is nestled in under Mount Roland in an area of rolling hills and gentle valleys which produces fat lambs, pigs, potatoes, timber and a number of vegetable crops.
It is now widely accepted that 'Sheffield' as a name was probably chosen by Edward Curr, the manager of the Van Diemen's Land Company, who was a native of Sheffield in England.
www.walkabout.com.au /locations/TASSheffield.shtml   (661 words)

  
 Sheffield travel guide - Wikitravel
Sheffield central station (Sheffield Midland) is on the south-east side of the city centre.
Sheffield is well known for its hundreds of pubs (Public Houses); from ancient and victorian, though to chrome and glass; and from traditional, through to real-ale haven to trendy bar, you can find a location to suit your mood.
Sheffield is the perfect city base to explore the Peak District, not only because it is the closest city to the northern half of "the Peaks" (some of the national park lies within the city boundary) but because bus and train links from Sheffield into the Peaks are excellent for such rural services.
wikitravel.org /en/Sheffield   (3742 words)

  
 Sheffield
In 1742 Thomas Boulsover, a Sheffield cutler, began to fuse a thin layer of silver to copper to produce what became known as Sheffield Plate.
The average age of death of the gentry and professional person in Sheffield is 45.90, that of saw-makers is only 13.94, and that of various grinders, 18.15.
Sheffield, I suppose, could justly claim to be called the ugliest town in the Old World: its inhabitants, who want it to be pre-eminent in everything, very likely to make that claim for it.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /ITsheffield.htm   (830 words)

  
 Sheffield Workhouse and Poor Law Union
Sheffield Corporation's accounts from 1628 onwards record that they spent around £200 on the erection of a workhouse together with a stock of raw materials for providing employment.
The construction of Sheffield's workhouse was based on others already in operation and the building's carpenters were sent to inspect the workhouse at Newark in Nottinghamshire.
In 1815, Sheffield was one a several urban areas at that period to issue poor relief in the form of specially minted tokens which could be used at local shops and then redeemed by shop-keepers.
users.ox.ac.uk /~peter/workhouse/Sheffield/Sheffield.shtml   (5967 words)

  
 Town of Sheffield, Massachusetts Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sheffield is a picturesque New England town located in the Housatonic River Valley of Berkshire County in Western Massachusetts.
Comprised of two villages, Sheffield and Ashley Falls, the town’s development pattern has been greatly influenced by its physical features: the Housatonic River and its wide floodplain; the Schenob Brook wetland complex and the steep slopes of the Berkshire Hills on the east and the Taconic Range on the west.
Located on US Route 7, Sheffield is approximately one hour from Hartford, Springfield and Albany, and two and one-half hours from Boston and New York City.
www.sheffieldma.gov /Pages/index   (219 words)

  
 About Sheffield
Sheffield is in the business of finding, recruiting, evaluating, developing and rewarding leaders and potential leaders at different levels within New Zealand organisations.
With over 45 years experience, a single-minded focus on and commitment to leadership in New Zealand, Sheffield delivers the skills and resources necessary for organisations to recruit and develop their leadership capability.
Sheffield provides smart, insightful services in executive search and selection, reward surveys and consulting, and organisational capability consulting.
www.sheffield.co.nz /about.html   (133 words)

  
 Welcome to Sheffield | Sheffield Hallam University
Home to two universities with more than 40,000 students, Sheffield is a vibrant and friendly learning city, and is one of the country’s most in-demand student destinations.
University life shouldn't all be hard work and Sheffield has an excellent choice of stylish café bars, lively pubs and nightclubs, nationally renowned theatres, live music, international spectator sport and a thriving cultural scene.
Sheffield locals and student residents alike are proud that our city is a welcoming place to live and learn.
www.shu.ac.uk /sheffield   (157 words)

  
 Sheffield First Partnership - SHEFFIELD CITY STRATEGY LAUNCH
Sheffield reviews its vision and ambition for culture in the city through the creation of a new Culture Strategy and the establishment of a city wide Culture Board.
Sheffield Culture, an ambitious and inclusive strategy created in partnership, presents the collective vision and sets the direction for the next ten years of development for the city.
Sheffield is a city of more than half a million people.
www.sheffieldfirst.net   (347 words)

  
 GENUKI: Sheffield
An index to the 1871 census for Sheffield is being transcribed by a group co-ordinated by Gordon Cambell.
The SHEFFIELD Mailing List is an unmoderated Family History list administrated by Gordon Cambell, dedicated to the genealogy and history of the Sheffield and Rotherham areas.
Sheffield's Traditional Heritage Museum website gives you an insight into some of the materials displayed at the museum which have been collected over the last 30 years.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/YKS/WRY/Sheffield/index.html   (1682 words)

  
 Sheffield Mfg. -- Welcome
Located 5 minutes from the Burbank Airport, Sheffield is convenient to all major airports in the Los Angeles area.
Sheffield is thrilled to announce its change of ownership.
Sheffield Mfg has had a 100% on time delivery with Boeing for the year 2002.
www.sheffield-mfg.com /index.htm   (204 words)

  
 Sheffield City Council - Welcome To Sheffield
Sheffield is a great place to be…you’ll soon realise why we’re so proud of our city.
Sheffield's comprehensive visitor guide is available free of charge.  It can be picked up at the Visitor Information point (see above) or we are happy to send a copy direct to you.
To order a FREE copy of Sheffield's latest visitor and accommodation guide please call our Tourist Information Line on +44 (0) 114 221 1900 or complete our on-line request form.
www.sheffield.gov.uk /out--about/tourist-information   (317 words)

  
 Sheffield Pharmaceuticals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sheffield brand products are high quality national brand equivalents at a fraction of the national brand cost.
Sheffield's Sodium Monofluorophosphate toothpaste is recognized by the American Dental Association for its effective decay-preventive properties (also available in a 6.4 oz size).
Sheffield's Sodium Monofluorophosphate toothpaste is recognized by the American Dental Association for its effective decay-preventive properties (also available in a 3 oz size).
www.sheffield-labs.com /services/sh_products.php   (198 words)

  
 UK Indymedia - Sheffield
Israel has been targetting civilians, journalists, the UN and ambulances using cluster bombs, depleted uranium munitions, bunker busters flown in via Scotland and a catalogue of other illegal weapons, the USA is the main source of Israeli weapons.
The Matilda Social Centre in Sheffield has now been vacated and 111 Matilda Street is once again a empty building left to rot, RIP Matilda.
The final chapter in Matilda's story started on 14th June 2006, one year on from the G8 protests that were based in the Matilda Convergence Centre, Yorkshire Forward, the owners of the building, tried to evict the social centre on health and safety grounds but this was resisted and the building was squatted.
www.indymedia.org.uk /en/regions/sheffield   (2530 words)

  
 FOX Sports: Gary Sheffield
The strength of Sheffield's hands and wrists is second to none.
Sheffield also creates great torque with his hips, which help propel his tape-measure home runs.
Sheffield continues to be a selective hitter with good strike-zone understanding.
msn.foxsports.com /mlb/player?categoryId=85606   (167 words)

  
 Sheffield Amateur Radio Club - Home Page
The Sheffield Amateur Radio Club meets at the Sheffield Transport Sports Club, near the Meadowhead roundabout, in the south of the City.
Sheffield City is located in the centre of England and is about 160 miles north of the capital London.
Sheffield Amateur Radio Club has for many years, provided a meeting place and training facility for those interested in Amateur Radio and Short Wave Listening.
www.sheffieldarc.org.uk   (509 words)

  
 SHEFFIELD EAGLES RLFC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sheffield Eagles look to be facing a battle through the play-offs for the second promotion spot.
Four Sheffield Eagles Players have been named in the LHF National League 2 Team Of The Month.
For the third time this year, Sheffield Eagles hold their opposition try- less at Don Valley Stadium.
www.sheffield-rlfc.co.uk   (151 words)

  
 Sheffield City Council - Latest News
From information about student finance to getting a leisure discount card, save yourself hours of telephone calls and see how easy it is when you're moving to Sheffield.
Sheffield’s magnificent Town Hall will be opening its doors and giving people a glimpse behind the scenes of one of the City’s most important buildings on Sunday 10 September.
There is more information on how to surf, phone or post to ensure your vote.
www.sheffield.gov.uk   (415 words)

  
 Sheffield City Airport & Heliport
Sheffield City Airport opened in 1997, it thrives as both a general aviation and heliport centre, offering fixed wing and helicopter flight tuition and pilot training, as well as pleasure flights and business charters.
Sheffield City Centre is only 4 miles away and provides a good mix of retail and leisure facilities, including the recently opened 'Winter Gardens' and Millennium art gallery.
Derbyshire and the Peak District are within a short drive, with the attractions of Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and the old market town of Bakewell.
www.sheffieldcityairport.com   (173 words)

  
 Sheffield Public Library Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Sheffield Public Library serves the Village of Sheffield in the Town of Concord, the County of Bureau, and the State of Illinois as it has since its opening on 6 May 1896.
Its staff and its Board of Trustees are devoted to making the Library in Sheffield a full partner in the network of libraries in the System, in the State of Illinois, and in the world as a whole.
Sheffield Attractions -- 2000 Homecoming 5 K Race
sheffield.lib.il.us   (166 words)

  
 Sheffield School of Interior Design Distance Education
We invite you to compare the Sheffield program in interior design with any other decorating school in the world.
Part of a school organization founded in 1910, Sheffield is widely considered the finest distance-education interior-design school in the world.
Find out for yourself why Sheffield lessons are so easy and enjoyable to read at home - and so complete and attractive.
www.sheffield.edu /htmlsrc/learnmore.html   (326 words)

  
 The Sheffield Exchange, LLC.
Sheffield, England became the center of post-medieval industrial development that propelled England into the Industrial Revolution.
Sheffield craftsmen are world renowned for the quality of their metal blades for knives and scissors, and the distinctive craftsmanship of their pewter.
Charles B. Dull, founder of The Sheffield Exchange, received his master’s degree in historical archaeology from the University of Sheffield.
www.sheffieldexchange.com   (191 words)

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