Women workers in the Sheffield cutlery and steel industries
Women workers in the Sheffield cutlery and steel industries

Sheffield pictures celebrate work of city's Buffer Girls and Women of Steel

These pictures from the Sheffield Archives are a celebration of Sheffield’s Buffer Girls and women steelworkers.

By Julia Armstrong
Monday, 7th June 2021, 1:28 pm

Women workers such as the Buffer Girls and dolliers were for decades part of the city’s once-thriving cutlery industry, whereas the Women of Steel celebrated in the statue outside the City Hall stepped in to to help the war effort in 1914-18 and 1939-45.

You can find these image on the Picture Sheffield website, www.picturesheffield.com. To order copies, use the reference number in the caption.

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