Sheffield's history research guide

Our short history of Sheffield covers: the castle and the manor, the industrial revolution, the rise of the steel city, the First and Second World Wars and Sheffield’s recent history.

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Contact the Archives and Local Studies Library

0114 203 9395 (Sat, Mon, Tues)
0114 273 4753 (Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat)
First Floor, Central Library
Surrey Street
S1 1XZ

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