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.

Contact us on archives@sheffield.gov.uk to find out more, book in advance or order archival materials.

Contact the Archives and Local Studies Library

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