The Great Sheffield Flood 1864 a collection of lantern slides and accompanying text by E. G. Draper

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Published by Hillsborough Community Development Trust in Sheffield .

Written in English

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  • Floods -- England -- Sheffield -- Pictorial works.

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StatementE.G. Draper.
ContributionsHillsborough Community Development Trust.
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15359389M
ISBN 100952533502
OCLC/WorldCa60245105

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The inundation started when the dam at Dale Dyke broke its banks in the early hours of Saturday 12th March Reviews: 2. 8 min read 0 On 11 Marchjust before midnight, the Dale Dyke Dam collapsed and a great flood surged through parts of Sheffield in Yorkshire, causing. News ON THIS DAY: die and houses destroyed as Great Sheffield Flood swamps city It was one of the worst days in the Steel City's history '“ Mathe date of the Great.

About this Item: Sheffield Published by the Author, An exceptional "Collectors" copy of the First Edition in the original blind stamped publishers cloth and endpapers to which someone has attached an advertisement for a 's radio broadcast on the flood by Rotherham's Arthur Eagleston aka Roger Dataller Copies of the book tend to have an extremely high readership and are rarely found.

INUNDATION The Great Sheffield Flood 1864 book The Great Sheffield Flood of - by Mick Drewry. A new (), and comprehensive, perspective of the Great Sheffield Flood by local historian Mick Drewry.

Sheffield Flood of research guide The Sheffield Flood of remains the greatest civilian disaster of Victorian Britain, yet is relatively unknown outside the city. On the night of 11 March. In arguably the greatest tragedy ever to befall Sheffield — indeed one of Britain's worst disasters, in terms of loss of life — almost people perished, possibly more, when a reservoir dam burst in the hills a few miles from the town, shortly before midnight on the night of 11th March   Great Sheffield Flood of Today Marks th Anniversary.

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Genealogists and historians may be interested in its adjacency to Derbyshire, where we know that Joseph Hawley once owned land. The Great Sheffield Flood. Its History Retold: Reprint of the Original Edition with Wood Engravings 'A Complete History Of The Great Flood At Sheffield On March 11th & 12thbeing a True And Original Narrative from Authentic Sources .' Originally published by S Harrison by SAMUEL HARRISON.

Used; hardcover; Condition Fair to. The story of the Great Sheffield Flood is also little known outside of the city and the surrounding area. Harrison's book "A Complete History of The Great Flood at.

On the 11th March the then town of Sheffield suffered from a devastating flood which brought death and destruction. But what caused it. Well in basic terms the dam wall at the Dale Dyke dam failed sending the contents of the newly constructed reservoir crashing down the valley straight for the town.

The Great Sheffield Flood, also known as the Great Inundation, was a disaster that devastated areas in and above Sheffield on Ma Dale Dyke (or Bradfield) resevoir was one of a planned four resevoirs built around Bradfield, about 8 miles north-west of Sheffield, to satisfy the developing steel industry of Sheffield.

The Sheffield Telegraph & The Star's own library copy of the Government Report presented to Parliament on the 11th May Folio [13"x8½"] original pebble grain cloth. A superb volume comprising the Report, an Appendix and the Evidence in all over pps.

plus eleven folding plates No1 extending to four and a half feet. Several with hand colouring,and two tinted Lithog- raphic views of. SHEFFIELD'S GREAT FLOOD OF An examination of the Sheffield flood, described as 'the greatest single "natural" catastrophe of the [nineteenth-] century' in Britain, highlights the contested nature of disaster investigation.4 This was particularly pertinent in cases where engineers and other 'disaster experts' (as Scott Gabriel Knowles.

Get this from a library. A complete history of the great flood at Sheffield on March 11 & 12, To which are added official lists of the dead and missing official returns showing the number of buildings and houses destroyed and injured in each locality. [Samuel Harrison]. The Great Sheffield Flood of At about in the afternoon of 11th March, quarryman William Horsefield noticed a crack in the embankment of the Dale Dyke Dam, part of a recently built reservoir near Sheffield in Yorkshire.

The Sheffield flood of has been the subject of a number of surveys. Why the need for another. In his preface, Drewry claims that previous authorities “tell the dramatic story very much in a journalistic fashion with a focus on the sensational, the heroic, the extraordinary and sometimes bizarre.

They are excellent books. On this day in history intook place The Great Sheffield Flood. The Great Sheffield Flood was a man-made disaster, which caused devastation throughout Yorkshire. In the mid Nineteenth Century, the city of Sheffield was the British centre of steel-making, the focal point of the Industrial Revolution.

The Great Sheffield Flood happened in To understand why it happened it is important to know that between and the population of the industrialized city of Sheffield underwent tremendous growth and nearly tripled in size.

great flood at sheffield on march 11 & 12, being a true and original narrative, from authentic sources comprising numerous facts, incidents, and statistics never before published.

to which are added official lists of the dead and missing, giving the names, ages, and residences of all the victims, when and where found, and where interred. Really happy to find this book on Amazon, as during the course of my family history research I discovered that my great great grandmother had possessed a copy inwhen she and her family lost a lot of items in the Great Sheffield Flood of A day of live art by Sheffield Artists to commemorate the Great Sheffield Flood of Painters, sculptors, craftspersons, street artists, poets and musicians will.

Sheffield Great Flood of antique print. Original antique print from the Illustrated London News dated April 2nd.showing the devastation caused by the collapse of the Dale Dyke Dam at Bradfield Dale near Low Bradfield on the River Loxley in Yorkshire. Paper size 16. Joseph Chapman, a tailor of Hillsborough, survived the Great Sheffield Flood by climbing into a box and sitting out the torrents.

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Map of Great Sheffield Flood area Dale Dyke Dam: the start of the Flood was about here in Bradfield This is the sign of the Flood Trail, which is a walk that takes you along the Rivers Loxley and Don and shows the main areas affected by the Flood of Dale Dike was the site of the horrendous Sheffield Flood in that swept away lives and industry.

It was one of the largest man-made disasters in British history and is listed in the Guinness book of Records. Hitting the Loxley Valley just after midnight on 11th March it claimed some lives and destroyed homes and industry on a huge. It's years since Sheffield was engulfed by water after the Dale Dyke Dam burst its banks.

This is the story of the Great Sheffield Flood that killed over. Great Sheffield Flood Sheffield, South Yorkshire The 11th of March AD Sometime between 11pm and midnight on March 11 what had been a slight crack in the new Dale Dyke Dam six or seven miles north west of Sheffield suddenly expanded until the force of the water behind it swept aside much of the construction.

12th March is years since Sheffield was engulfed by water after the Dale Dyke Dam burst its mighty banks. This is the story of the Great Sheffield F. Mostly forgotten today, the bursting of the Dale Dyke Dam resulted in the worst man-made flood in British history.

Samuel Harrison's detailed account, A Complete History of the Great Flood at Sheffield, was written in the months damage went far beyond the immediate toll on life and a special act of parliament resulted in one of the largest compensation claims of all time. Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.

Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire its name derives from the River Sheaf which runs through it.

With some southern suburbs annexed from Derbyshire, the city has grown from its largely industrial roots to encompass a wider economic population of the City of Sheffield is(mid est.) and.

The flood remains one of the worst disasters the country has seen, but is strangely forgotton now, particularly outside of Sheffield. The th anniversary is an opportunity to remember those who died, as well as the vital importance of engineering to our lives.

In the afternoon of the 11th of Marcha workman walking beside the dam noticed a small crack in the embankment. A couple of hours later, the crack had expanded and the decision was taken to send a rider to Sheffield to alert the Sheffield Water Company’s resident engineer, John Gunson. The Great Sheffield Flood On 11 March in Sheffield, the Dale Dyke Dam broke and a great flood surged through parts of Sheffield, causing extensive property damage and killed some people.

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See more ideas about flood, sheffield, sheffield city pins.Description. The Great Sheffield Flood walk is designed to help those who intend following the path of the Great Sheffield Flood of down the Dale Dyke Beck, which forms the source of the River Loxley at Low Bradfield, onwards down the Loxley Valley before joining the River Don near Hillfoot Bridge.

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