Woodhouse, South Yorkshire

Woodhouse, South Yorkshire

Woodhouse, South Yorkshire

to get instant updates about 'Woodhouse, South Yorkshire' on your MyPage. Meet other similar minded people. Its Free!

X 

All Updates


Description:
Woodhouse ward&mdash;which includes the district of Woodhouse and most of Handsworth&mdash;is one of the 28 electoral wards in City of Sheffield, England. It is located in the southeastern part of the city and covers an area of 7&nbsp;km<sup>2</sup>. The population of this ward in 2001 was 17,900 people in 7,800 households. It is one of the wards that make up the Sheffield South East constituency (formerly Sheffield Attercliffe constituency).

Districts of Woodhouse ward

Woodhouse

Woodhouse () is a former farming and coal-mining village, now a suburb and housing estate in the south-east of Sheffield. It is served by regular buses to Sheffield and has a station on the Sheffield - Lincoln railway line.

The old Cross Daggers public house, the base of the village market cross and the stocks can be seen in the centre of the suburb. Many other old cottages, including a wattle and daub house dating from the fifteenth century, were demolished in the 1960s as part of a major redevelopment.J. Edward Vickers, The Ancient Suburbs of Sheffield, p.14 (1971)

Woodhouse is home to the Woodhouse Prize Band, a brass band founded in 1853.

History

Woodhouse today bears little resemblance to its humble beginnings. This farming village was, until the advent of coal mining in the area, relatively free of any kind of modern post industrial revolution influence. The...
Read More

No feeds found

All
wait Posting your question. Please wait!...


No updates available.
No messages found
Tell your friends >
about this page
 Create a new Page
for companies, colleges, celebrities or anything you like.Get updates on MyPage.
Create a new Page
 Find your friends
  Find friends on MyPage from