Lunchtime Talk: The Tenants and Workers of Abbeydale Forge 1738-1933

Friday, 23rd June 2023

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Free, donations welcome - booking recommended

Join us for this lunchtime talk and discover the history of one of the city’s most important industrial sites, now known as Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. 

What led to the development of this forge and grinding site, which grew to dominate Sheffield’s production of agricultural edge tools? Hear about the fortunes and misfortunes of three tenant families and their workforce, and the industrial and social changes that took place over two centuries. 

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet
Abbeydale Road South
S7 2QW