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Rolling mill at Ibbotson Brothers and Company Limited, manufacturers of steel, saws, files, springs, bolts and nuts, Globe Works, Penistone Road, 1929 Featured Industry Image

Rolling mill at Ibbotson Brothers and Company Limited, manufacturers of steel, saws, files, springs, bolts and nuts, Globe Works, Penistone Road, 1929

Original at Sheffield City Archives ref. LD1145/3/2 (altrefno LD1155/6)Ibbotson Brothers and Company Limited was founded by William Ibbotson in Bridge Street, Sheffield in 1809. In 1821, then known as Ibbotson and Roebuck, it was at Bower Spring and by 1825 it was established at The Globe Works in Penistone Road.In a directory of 1828 it is listed as Ibbotson Brothers, steel converters and refiners, merchants, and manufacturers of stove grates, fenders, saws, files, scythes, edge tools etc. In 1846 the Ibbotsons were bankrupt but William Ibbotson re-established the Globe Works at Cross Smithfield and by 1862 the works were at Russell Street (later named Alma Street) where they flourished.In 1939 the firm was taken over by Jonas Woodhead and Sons Limited of Leeds but the name was preserved until 1971 when the whole of the Globe Steel Works became merged in Woodhead Components Limited

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Certificate of admittance to the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire of John Roberts Spencer, the son of John Spencer of Sheffield, maker of files ..., 1849 Featured Industry Image

Certificate of admittance to the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire of John Roberts Spencer, the son of John Spencer of Sheffield, maker of files ..., 1849

Certificate of admittance to the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire of John Roberts Spencer, the son of John Spencer of Sheffield, maker of files who served his said father as an apprentice for seven years and upward immediately preceeding his attaining the age of 21 years within the Liberty of Hallamshire
Note: the certificate has the [trade] mark etched in lead attached
From an original at Sheffield arc02601

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Interior of Norfolk Market Hall, Sheffield, 1862 Featured Industry Image

Interior of Norfolk Market Hall, Sheffield, 1862

In the centre was a fountain of Green Moor stone. The sides and ends of the market were divided into about fifty shops. Double ranges of stalls ran down the centre, so the market was divided into four avenues
Erected by Henry Charles, 13th Duke of Norfolk on the site of the late Tontine Inn. Opened 1851. Demolished 1959.
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: s01865

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