Farrier Miles Repton, pictured in December 1979. Ref no: s32135
Farrier Miles Repton, pictured in December 1979. Ref no: s32135

Are you in our photo gallery showing industry in Sheffield down the years?

This set of pictures from Sheffield Archives looks at the city’s blacksmiths and forges.

Tuesday, 22nd June 2021, 12:44 pm

Sheffield was of course at the heart of the Industrial Revolution and it’s fascinating to see how the traditional skills of blacksmithing were used in the car industry in the 20th century. Forging was a key part of the city’s metalwork manufacture. The images are available at www.picturesheffield.com – search using the reference number in the captions.

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