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Sheffield Flood Memorial Card

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Title:Sheffield Flood Memorial Card
Location:Sheffield
Date:1864
Date Period:1851-1899
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"In memory of the unfortunate sufferers who were drowned by the bursting of a dam at Bradfield, near Sheffield, on March 12th 1864..."

Includes also a verse whose first line reads: "Like crowded forest trees we stand...".

Similar to other cards produced at the time, though this one refers to upwards of 800 lives lost.

Original at Sheffield City Archives: X160/1.

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