Greenhill Village History Society

Greenhill Village History Society

About Us

We are a group of historians and volunteers interested in the Greenhill area. 

Who we are

We are a group of people who have an interest in local and family history. We enjoy exploring aspects of the heritage of Greenhill and the surrounding area. The group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 2pm. Most meetings are held in Greenhill library.

What we do

  • We undertake research for both group and personal interest projects
  • We record finds
  • We work together to make our findings known by publishing books based on members’ research, giving talks to other local groups, and mounting a stand at events of local and family history interest in the Sheffield areaWe join with local and family history groups for events and projects
  • We visit archives

Historical Database

We are in the process of creating a historical database which will be located in Greenhill library as a point of reference


We are looking into several topics and welcome guest speakers who have specific knowledge of the area

Sharing memories

We are compiling a ‘Memory Book’ and would love to hear from you if you have old maps, photos and stories to tell of Greenhill village


Greenhill library has a collection of local history books available for loan


Who do you know that may be interested in joining us?


2pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Greenhill Library

Contact Us

Send an email to You can also join our Facebook group Greenhill Village History Society

Daltons Shop

Life on a Canal Boat

Canal boat text here

Bess of Hardwick  1522 – 1608

Bess of Hardwick text here