Residents of Broomhall Road: Living at No. 4 ~ James H. Barber Snr

Now home to Broomhall Nursery

James Henry Barber, Director of Sheffield Banking Company
Photo: SALS PSy04968

JP, Bank Manager of Sheffield Banking Company and Town Trustee. His obituary in 1902 said about him: “He became a foremost figure in political, religious, and philanthropic circles, and the personal friends of the best and most gracious men and women in Sheffield”.

Info taken from Victorian and Edwardian censuses (ranging from 1871 to 1911)

Image courtesy of Sheffield Archives & Local Studies

Read more about him in J. H. Stainton’s book here 

Read more about his home here – now the Broomhall Nursery

This page was added by Jennie Beard on 20/01/2015.

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