History of Sheffield

Sheffield is in South Yorkshire.

In 1200 Thomas Furnival 1200-1238 was born at Sheffield.

On 03 Feb 1332 Thomas Furnival 1st Baron Furnivall 1260-1332 (72) died at Sheffield. Thomas Furnival 2nd Baron Furnivall -1339 succeeded 2nd Baron Furnivall 1C 1295. Joan Verdun Baroness Furnivall 1303-1334 (28) by marriage Baroness Furnivall.

In 1393 Gruffydd ap Nicholas Deheubarth 1393-1461 was born to Nicolas ap Philip Deheubarth 1355-1393 (38) and Jonet Unknown at Sheffield.

Before 25 Feb 1561 Edward Talbot 8th Earl Shrewsbury 8th Earl Waterford 1561-1617 was born to George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury 6th Earl Waterford 1528-1590 and Gertrude Manners Countess Shrewsbury Countess Waterford 1525-1567 at Sheffield.

1586. Hieronimo Custodis Painter -1593. Portrait of Edward Talbot 8th Earl Shrewsbury 8th Earl Waterford 1561-1617. In 1582 Unknown Painter. Portrait of George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury 6th Earl Waterford 1528-1590.

On 26 Jun 1568 Thomas Young Archbishop of York 1507-1568 (61) died in Sheffield.

In 1585 Alethea Talbot Countess Arundel, Surrey and Norfolk 1585-1654 was born to Gilbert Talbot 7th Earl Shrewsbury 7th Earl Waterford 1552-1616 (32) and Mary Cavendish Countess Shrewsbury Countess Waterford 1556-1632 (28) at Sheffield.

The River Don rises at Dunford Bridge after which it flows broadly east through Penistone then south through Oughtibridge, Sheffield then east through Rotherham, past Conisburgh Castle, Doncaster and Stainforth before joining the River Ouse at Goole. Originally the River Don was a tributary of the River Trent forming the northern boundary of the Isle of Axholme but was re-engineered by Cornelius Vermuyden as the Dutch River in the 1620s.

The River Rother rises at Clay Cross then flows through Chesterfield and Sheffield after which it joins the River Don which then flows through Rotherham to which the River Rother gives its name.

Dore, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 800-849. 827. This year was the moon eclipsed, on mid-winter's mass-night; and King Egbert (54), in the course of the same year, conquered the Mercian kingdom, and all that is south of the Humber, being the eighth king who was sovereign of all the British dominions. Ella, king of the South-Saxons, was the first who possessed so large a territory; the second was Ceawlin, king of the West-Saxons: the third was Ethelbert, King of Kent; the fourth was Redwald, king of the East-Angles; the fifth was Edwin, king of the Northumbrians; the sixth was Oswald, who succeeded him; the seventh was Oswy, the brother of Oswald; the eighth was Egbert, king of the West-Saxons (54). This same Egbert (54) led an army against the Northumbrians as far as Dore, where they met him, and offered terms of obedience and subjection, on the acceptance of which they returned home.

Sheffield Castle Sheffield, South Yorkshire

On 12 Dec 1417 John Talbot 2nd Earl Shrewsbury 2nd Earl Waterford 1417-1460 was born to John "Old Talbot" Talbot 1st Earl Shrewsbury 1st Earl Waterford 1383-1453 (34) and Maud Neville 6th Baroness Furnivall 1392-1423 (24) at Sheffield Castle Sheffield.

Sheffield Cathedral, South Yorkshire

On 26 Jul 1538 George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538 (70) died at Wingfield. He was buried at Sheffield Cathedral. Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury 5th Earl Waterford 1500-1560 (38) succeeded 5th Earl Shrewsbury 2C 1442, 5th Earl Waterford, 10th Baron Furnivall 1C 1295, 14th Baron Strange Blackmere 1C 1309, 11th Baron Talbot 1C 1331.

Before 16 Jan 1567 Gertrude Manners Countess Shrewsbury Countess Waterford 1525-1567 died. On 16 Jan 1567 she was buried in Sheffield Cathedral.

On 18 Nov 1590 George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury 6th Earl Waterford 1528-1590 (62) died. He was buried at Sheffield Cathedral. Gilbert Talbot 7th Earl Shrewsbury 7th Earl Waterford 1552-1616 (37) succeeded 7th Earl Shrewsbury 2C 1442, 7th Earl Waterford, 12th Baron Furnivall 1C 1295, 16th Baron Strange Blackmere 1C 1309, 13th Baron Talbot 1C 1331. Mary Cavendish Countess Shrewsbury Countess Waterford 1556-1632 (34) by marriage Countess Shrewsbury Earl Waterford.

In 1582 Unknown Painter. Portrait of George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury 6th Earl Waterford 1528-1590.

On 24 Feb 1810 Henry Cavendish 1731-1810 (78) died. He was buried at Sheffield Cathedral.

Upper Hallam, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Fulwood, Upper Hallam, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Raphe WATERHOUSE of Heyfeild: 21 April 1602

In the name of god Amen the xixth dae of Januarie Ano Dony 1601 Ano Regine Elizabeth Quadrag osimo Quarto (44th): I Raphe Waterhouse of Heyfeild in the Countie of Derbie Being sicke in Bodie, but in mynde Good & pfecte remembrance praysed be god knowinge the [Certeyntie] of death & uncerteyntie of the houre & time therof Doe make this my last will & Testamt in manr & forme ffollo inge: ffirst I comitt my soule to Allmythie god my maker trustinge through the merits of C[hrists] passion to be one of gods electe & my bodie to be buried in the Church of Glossopp where I am [parish]ner

Itm I geve to Thomas WATERHOUSE my brother & to his heires for ever all my houses in Heyfeild [ ] Apptenences: And allsoe all my houses & grounds in kinder bancke wth all A[comodities] to them belong inge: Allsoe I geve to my said brother Thomas the some of xiij£ vjs viijd of lawfull money of England to be treulie paid unto hym or his assignes att the nexte [midsomr] after my decease: Allsoe I geve to my said brother Thomas xxvj sheepe Itm I geve to John WATERHOUSE my brother & to his heires for ever All my houses landes sett lyinge & beinge in Bowdonheade wth all Comodities pfitts & easements to them belongeinge wth all & single their Apprtenances

Itm I geve to Lawrence HALL of ffullwoode my brother in lawe the sume of xvij£ of lawfull money of England to be well & treulie paid him or his Assignes wtin the space of xij monethes next after my decease upon the condicon that the said Lawrence HALL shall assine his towe sones Lawrance HALL & Edwarde HALL of all his lands in Yorkeshire or elleswhere, when the space of xij monethes next after my decease: wch thinge yf He refuse to doe my will is that the said xvij£ shalbe delivered to some faithfull & trustie frende to the onelie use & behalf of the said towe sones Lawrence & Edwarde:

Itm I geve to Mr Gualter NORMANSELL vs Itm I geve to Raphe ARMEFEILD a sone of Raphe ARMEFEILD of Heyfeild one yewe houge

Itm I geve to Raphe PLATTS sone of Thurston platts of little Heyfeild a yewe houge

Itm I geve to Raphe BRADBURIE of Heyfeild ijs vjd

The rest of all my goods (after my funerall expences & the legacies herincontayned) be discharged of my whole goods by my bretheren Thomas & John shalle devided Betwixt my said brothers Thomas & John whom I do make them my Executors of this my last will & Testamt & Thomas HEWARDE of Raworth the yonger & Thomas BAWDON of Heyfield the older my ov’rseers to them I geve either of them vs in token of my good will trustinge they will see this my last will in poynts discharged to the health of my soule

Witnesses Gualter NORMANSELL; Raphe BRADBURIE

Debts owinge to me are theise

Inprimis Robte RIDGWAIE vij£

John BRAMALL son of Ottiwill BRAMALL xijs

Itm Thurston PLATTS iiij£

Edward WALKELATT of ludworth vjsvid

Itm Edward HARRISON of Calver iij£

Willm WOODE of ludworth vs

Itm Lawrence HALL iij£ iijs iiijd

Itm Raphe BEARDE xls

Suma debitey xxij£ vijs

Atrewe Inventorie of all the goodes of Raphe WATERHOUSE of Heyfeilde latelie deceased prised & valued by Robte RIDWAIE Thomas SMITH, Godphreye BOWDEN Willm HYDE the ffirst daie of ffebruarie Ano Donj 1601

Inprimis his purse girdle & apparrell xlvjs iijd

Itm his sworde & dagger vjs viijd

Itm in beddinge & a peare of bedstoks xxxvijs

Itm three chists xxijs

Itm a brasse pott vijs

Itm sixe kyne ix£

Itm ij heffers liijs iiijd

Itm xxvij sheepe iiij£ vjs viijd

Suma totalis xj£ ixs iiijd