Sheffield Archives collects, preserves and lists written and other records relating to Sheffield and South Yorkshire, and makes them available for reference and research.
The records date from the 12th century to the present day and include: - business records, ecclesiastical records, family and estate records, local government records, local public records and records from individuals.
Saturday 9.00-13.00 & 14.00-17.00
Closed Every Friday
Closed Bank Holidays
Extensive collections of manuscripts reflecting the history of Sheffield and South Yorkshire from the 12th century onwards.
Thousands of children were employed in the steel and cutlery industries in Victorian Sheffield and in 1862 a Royal Commission investigated the conditions in the factories where children worked. This resource has children's exact words and phrases recorded for the Commission.
- This resource was produced as part of the MLA-funded My Learning project.
Children and families
Events and resources for children and families
All public facilities are on the ground floor. There are toilets for the disabled. There is an induction loop and magnifying/electronic microform viewers
Online Study Guides
First Labour MP for Sheffield
Hillsborough Stadium Disaster, 1989
Influenza Pandemic, 1918
Lesbian and Gay History
Miners Strike 1984-1985
Sheffield Flood, 1864
Slave Trade and Abolition
World War One
Research and Adult Learning
Teaching and resources available for HE/FE students.
Adult lectures and workshops are held.
Schools Services and Facilities
Teaching and resources available for primary and secondary schools, including class viisits.
52 Shoreham Street
0114 203 9395
0114 203 9398