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Where's Thea?

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14th Nov 2008, 11:55   | tags:,comments (0)

Mary the "buffer girl"

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"Buffer girl" is a local term for a female cutlery worker. Buffering is the final handwork that was carried out mainly by women.

Mary was named in honour of a local women who was a buffer girl from the age of 14 until her retirement at 60.
14th Nov 2008, 11:31   | tags:,comments (0)

Sheffy Stan

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Stan represents a steel worker pouring molten steel from his crucible. It combines two of Sheffield's great heritage features steel manufacture and Englands greenest city.
14th Nov 2008, 11:24   | tags:,comments (0)