Prehistoric & Roman times in the Sheffield area

by Allen Butterworth

Publisher: Sheffield City Museums in Sheffield

Written in English
Published: Pages: 16 Downloads: 437
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  • England,
  • Sheffield.


  • Prehistoric peoples -- England -- Sheffield.,
  • Romans -- England -- Sheffield.,
  • Sheffield (England) -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 15-16.

Statementby A. Butterworth & G. D. Lewis.
ContributionsLewis, Geoffrey David., Sheffield, Eng. Free Public Libraries and Museum.
LC ClassificationsDA140 .B95
The Physical Object
Pagination[1], 16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4945309M
LC Control Number76373005

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A History of Sheffield 3rd Revised edition Edition. A century later can be found the first reference to a Sheffield cutler, so industry in the area can be said to be at least years old, and no doubt stretches back even further.

Prehistoric and Roman Sheffield is perforce dealt with over only four pages, but once historical records Cited by: Books shelved as prehistoric-fiction: The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M.

Auel, The Valley of Horses by Jean M. Auel, The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Aue. A century later can be found the first reference to a Sheffield cutler, so industry in the area can be said to be at least years old, and no doubt stretches back even further. Highly respected local historian David Hey has written a fine, up-to-date history of Sheffield/5(9).

The focus here is not on the history of the county itself, but on producing a local history, investigating the lives of the people in the ancient South Yorkshire area.

The Roman Empire itself was also highly malleable, reorganising the province of Britannia twice, to two, and then four, separate provinces.

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In medieval times, and even into the 18 th century, the area had a lot of open fields, and names such as Trusswell Road, Headland Road and Headland Drive survive from those times. The area became popular with Sheffield’s holiday-goers in the 19 th century, as it wasn’t choked with the soot and other pollutants that plagued Sheffield at the time.

The archaeology collections include material excavated from Sheffield and the Peak District region as well as objects from Ancient Egyptian, Roman and other non-British societies. The collection was founded by the Sheffield Literary and Philosophical Society and was transferred to Sheffield’s first public museum at Weston Park in Best Books of the Ancient World.

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Prehistoric. The Warwickshire area has almost certainly been inhabited since Prehistoric times, with the arrival of the first people half a million years ago during the Paleolithic or Old Stone Age.

Small family groups roamed the thickly wooded landscape in search of food using simple stone tools such as hand-axes and scrapers.

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Sheffield, situated at the point where the River Sheaf meets the River Don is mostly a product of the Victorian age but the surrounding area was important in ancient times. An Ancient British Celtic fortress was located nearby at Wincobank, now a north Sheffield suburb and other Celtic forts existed at Carl Wark on Hathersage Moor near Dore, to.

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Hallamshire (or Hallam) is the historical name for an area of South Yorkshire, England, in the current city of Sheffield. The origin of the name is uncertain. The English Place-Name Society describe "Hallam" originating from a formation meaning "on the rocks".

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Crookes lies near the course of a Roman road from Templeborough to Brough-on-Noe (now Lydgate Lane) and the main road is itself over 1, years old.

Founded by the Vikings as 'Krkur' in AD, the area was recorded in the Doomsday Book of as "Crokkiss".

Crookes was a self-contained village from the 16th century until the end of the 19th century. Country: England. This timeline of Sheffield history summarises key events in the history of Sheffield, a city in origins of the city can be traced back to the founding of a settlement in a clearing beside the River Sheaf in the second half of the 1st millennium AD.

The area had seen human occupation since at least the last ice age, but significant growth in the settlements that are now incorporated.

Thompson's 'Roman Cheshire' Hugh Thompson's book consists of pages of text divided between five chapters. Chapter one, 'Before the Roman Conquest' is a four and a quarter-page description of the topography of the county with barely any consideration of the prehistoric background.

Indeed, the prehistoric settlement of the area is dismissed. The earliest known evidence of human occupation in the Sheffield area was found at Creswell Crags to the east of the city. Artefacts and rock art found in caves at this site have been dated by archaeologists to the late Upper Palaeolithic period, at le years ago.

At the same time, loving duty toward one's ancestors (pietas) was a fundamental part of ancient Roman culture. The care of the dead negotiated these two emotionally opposed attitudes. Preparation of the body.

When a person died at home, family members and intimate friends gathered around the death bed. Although much of ancient Roman life revolved around negotium (work and business), there was also time available for otium (leisure).

Ranging from swimming to playing board games to attending theatre performances, athletics and forms of entertainment enjoyed by Romans in ancient times were not much different from those that exist today. One of the most popular recreational areas Author: Steven Fife.

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Before coming to Sheffield, he had jobs in Oxford and Dublin. His research interests focus on the history and historiography of Archaic and Republican Rome and Italy.This situation became abundantly clear during the construction of a new website for the Roman Antiquities Section of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society, when it was found that few (if any) up to date and accurate accounts of the various Roman roads in the county actually existed.

The principal aims of the project are twofold.