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"Weir: A Journey Through Time and Places" Step into the past with a glimpse of history's hidden gems

Background imageWeir Collection: A plan of the intended canal from Sheffield to Tinsley by W. and J. Fairbank, 1815

A plan of the intended canal from Sheffield to Tinsley by W. and J. Fairbank, 1815
Includes Greenland Engine.Original at Local Studies S33S

Background imageWeir Collection: Dedham Lock and Mill, 1820 (oil on canvas)

Dedham Lock and Mill, 1820 (oil on canvas)
BAL8312 Dedham Lock and Mill, 1820 (oil on canvas) by Constable, John (1776-1837); 53.7x76.2 cm; Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK; English, out of copyright

Background imageWeir Collection: Trolling for Pike in the River Lea, 1831, (1941). Creator: James Pollard

Trolling for Pike in the River Lea, 1831, (1941). Creator: James Pollard
Trolling for Pike in the River Lea, 1831, (1941). Anglers using a running line to catch pike on the Lea at Waltham Abbey, to the north-east of London. Painting in the Tate Gallery, London

Background imageWeir Collection: Bath city center and River Avon, Somerset, England

Bath city center and River Avon, Somerset, England

Background imageWeir Collection: Bath Weir and Pulteney Bridge on the River Avon, Bath, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Bath Weir and Pulteney Bridge on the River Avon, Bath, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageWeir Collection: Bath Weir and Pulteney Bridge on the River Avon, Bath, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Bath Weir and Pulteney Bridge on the River Avon, Bath, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageWeir Collection: Kennoway Den, Windygates, Fife, Scotland

Kennoway Den, Windygates, Fife, Scotland Date: 1908

Background imageWeir Collection: Picture No. 10741291

Picture No. 10741291
England - Aerial view, Mapledurham and River Thames, Berkshire Date:

Background imageWeir Collection: England, County Durham, Durham City. Fulling Mill, on the banks of the River Wear

England, County Durham, Durham City. Fulling Mill, on the banks of the River Wear, below Durham Cathedral

Background imageWeir Collection: Scene with boats at Porlock Weir, Somerset

Scene with boats at Porlock Weir, Somerset
Scene with people and boats at Porlock Weir, Somerset. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageWeir Collection: Factory Workers 1930S

Factory Workers 1930S
Factory workers leaving the engineering and ship repairing factories of R. & H. Green and Silley Weir Ltd

Background imageWeir Collection: Pulteney Bridge and River Avon, Bath, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Avon, England, United Kingdom

Pulteney Bridge and River Avon, Bath, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Avon, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageWeir Collection: Irish champion featherweight boxer Ike Weir, The Belfast Spider, 1890s

Irish champion featherweight boxer Ike Weir, The Belfast Spider, 1890s
IRISH BOXER, 1890s. Irish champion featherweight boxer Ike Weir, The Belfast Spider, 1890s

Background imageWeir Collection: Mapledurham Lock, Berkshire

Mapledurham Lock, Berkshire. Date: 1906

Background imageWeir Collection: David Weir: Everton's Unyielding Defender

David Weir: Everton's Unyielding Defender
David Weir

Background imageWeir Collection: Ludlow Castle with Dinham Weir, from the South-West, Samuel Scott, ca. 1702-1772, British

Ludlow Castle with Dinham Weir, from the South-West, Samuel Scott, ca. 1702-1772, British

Background imageWeir Collection: James Beattie

James Beattie is congratulted by David Weir and Alessandro Pistone

Background imageWeir Collection: Everton's Euphoric Moment: James Beattie's Goal Celebration with Duncan Ferguson

Everton's Euphoric Moment: James Beattie's Goal Celebration with Duncan Ferguson
Everton celebrate James Beatties goal

Background imageWeir Collection: The Kings Message to the Royal Air Force, WW1

The Kings Message to the Royal Air Force, WW1
The Kings Message to the Royal Air Force, 11 November 1918, thanking and congratulating the men and women of the RAF for their valued contribution at the end of the First World War. 1918

Background imageWeir Collection: Eel Weir on Lough Neagh at Toome, Co. Antrim

Eel Weir on Lough Neagh at Toome, Co. Antrim - a view of the eel weir with three men standing on a wooden bridge. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Londonderry: Toomebridge). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageWeir Collection: Fire Station at Quarriers Homes, Bridge Of Weir

Fire Station at Quarriers Homes, Bridge Of Weir
Fire station, fire engine, ladders and uniformed firemen at the Quarriers childrens homes, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. The cottage homes were opened in 1878 by William Quarrier

Background imageWeir Collection: Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire

Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire
Aerial view of the Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. The Homes, laid out as a village of cottage homes, were opened in 1878 by William Quarrier

Background imageWeir Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20120719

EyeUbiquitous_20120719
Northern Ireland, Belfast, Donegall Quay, The Big Fish Sculpture by John Kindness with the scales of the fish represented by pieces of printed blue tiles which show details of Belfasts history

Background imageWeir Collection: Cahir Castle and Weir, County Tipperary

Cahir Castle and Weir, County Tipperary, Republic of Ireland

Background imageWeir Collection: The Salmon Weir Bridge Galway City, Republic of Ireland

The Salmon Weir Bridge Galway City, Republic of Ireland

Background imageWeir Collection: The River Thames - Ankerwyke, Wraysbury, Bell Weir Lock

The River Thames - Ankerwyke, Wraysbury, Bell Weir Lock. Close by is the The Ankerwycke Yew, an ancient yew tree close to the ruins of St Marys Priory

Background imageWeir Collection: The Abbey from the Weir, Buckfast, Devon

The Abbey from the Weir, Buckfast, Devon
The Abbey from the Weir, Buckfast, Buckfastleigh, near Torquay, Devon, England. Date: 1920s

Background imageWeir Collection: The Harbour, Porlock Weir

The Harbour, Porlock Weir by Terry Whitworth

Background imageWeir Collection: A Rainy Day at Flanders Weir, 1880s. Creator: Peter Henry Emerson

A Rainy Day at Flanders Weir, 1880s. Creator: Peter Henry Emerson
A Rainy Day at Flanders Weir, 1880s. A work made of photogravure, plate xxiv from the album " the compleat angler or the contemplative mans recreation, volume ii" (1888); edition 109/250

Background imageWeir Collection: Teddington Lock, Teddington, Surrey, England, 28 / 6 / 10. Creator: Ethel Davies; Davies, Ethel

Teddington Lock, Teddington, Surrey, England, 28 / 6 / 10. Creator: Ethel Davies; Davies, Ethel
Teddington Lock, 28/6/10. Teddington Lock. These locks and weir mark the end of the tidal River Thames. This area is popular for leisure boating and cruising. Teddington, Surrey, England

Background imageWeir Collection: A map of the lands and works in the north park of Sheffield Park, 1788

A map of the lands and works in the north park of Sheffield Park, 1788
Original at Sheffield ACM/MAPS/SheD/737

Background imageWeir Collection: Residential buildings of medieval castle converted into country house

Residential buildings of medieval castle converted into country house, beside river with watermill and weir, Warwick Castle, River Avon, Warwick, Warwickshire, England, August

Background imageWeir Collection: General Store at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir

General Store at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir
The general store at the Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. Jars of sweets feature prominently on its shelves

Background imageWeir Collection: School at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir

School at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir
Children pouring out of the school at the Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. The Homes, laid out as a village of cottage homes, were opened in 1878 by William Quarrier

Background imageWeir Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20096327

EyeUbiquitous_20096327
Ireland, North, Belfast, Donegall Quay, The Big Fish Sculpture by John Kindness. The scales of the fish are pieces of printed blue tiles with details of Belfasts history

Background imageWeir Collection: Views on the River Lea, c1876. Creator: Unknown

Views on the River Lea, c1876. Creator: Unknown
Views on the River Lea, c1876. Ferry House, Tottenham Church, weir, cottage and Tottenham Lock on the River Lea, East London

Background imageWeir Collection: Weir on R, Maine at Drumona, Cullybackey, Co. Antrim

Weir on R, Maine at Drumona, Cullybackey, Co. Antrim - a view of a weir on the river with a cottage to the left. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Antrim; Cullybackey). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageWeir Collection: Old Weir Cottage, R. Lagan

Old Weir Cottage, R. Lagan - a close in view of the cottage above. (Location: Ireland). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageWeir Collection: Salmon Leap, R. Roe

Salmon Leap, R. Roe - a view of the river cascading over a weir. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Londonderry; Limavady). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageWeir Collection: Weir, River Dove, Dovedale and Milldale in spring, White Peak, Peak District, Derbyshire

Weir, River Dove, Dovedale and Milldale in spring, White Peak, Peak District, Derbyshire Staffordshire border, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageWeir Collection: David Weir

David Weir
Weir rises and clears the ball

Background imageWeir Collection: Kirkstall Abbey, Yorkshire Signed and dated in brown paint, lower left: J

Kirkstall Abbey, Yorkshire Signed and dated in brown paint, lower left: J
Kirkstall Abbey, Yorkshire Signed and dated in brown paint, lower left: " J. Lambert 1847", George Lambert, 1700-1765, British

Background imageWeir Collection: Everton's Unwavering Leader: David Weir Rallies His Team Before the Big Match

Everton's Unwavering Leader: David Weir Rallies His Team Before the Big Match
Weir prepares to lead out his players

Background imageWeir Collection: Women washing their clothes in the river, Northern Africa (colour litho)

Women washing their clothes in the river, Northern Africa (colour litho)
6033699 Women washing their clothes in the river, Northern Africa (colour litho) by European School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Women washing their clothes in the river)

Background imageWeir Collection: Meppershall Chapel, 1915. Creator: Frederick Landseer Maur Griggs

Meppershall Chapel, 1915. Creator: Frederick Landseer Maur Griggs
Meppershall Chapel, 1915

Background imageWeir Collection: Blocked stream with weir in winter. Selkups, 1920. Creator: A. G. Vargin

Blocked stream with weir in winter. Selkups, 1920. Creator: A. G. Vargin
Blocked stream with weir in winter. Selkups, 1920. V. I. Surikov Museum of Art in Krasnoiarsk

Background imageWeir Collection: Adult Daubentons bat (Myotis daubentoni) flying over a weir, England, UK, September

Adult Daubentons bat (Myotis daubentoni) flying over a weir, England, UK, September. 2020VISION Exhibition

Background imageWeir Collection: White pine needles caught in weir on Dryberry Creek Near Sioux Narrows, Ontario, Canada

White pine needles caught in weir on Dryberry Creek Near Sioux Narrows, Ontario, Canada




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"Weir: A Journey Through Time and Places" Step into the past with a glimpse of history's hidden gems. From the detailed plans of the Sheffield to Tinsley canal in 1815, envisioned by W. And J. Fairbank, to Dedham Lock and Mill captured on canvas in 1820, immerse yourself in the beauty of these forgotten landscapes. Travel northwards to Kennoway Den, Windygates, Fife, Scotland - an enchanting spot that whispers tales of ancient mysteries. Picture No. 10741291 invites you to unlock its secrets as you explore its captivating scenery. Transport yourself further south to Bath Weir and Pulteney Bridge on the River Avon - a UNESCO World Heritage Site that boasts architectural marvels against nature's backdrop. Marvel at this breathtaking sight twice over as it appears again before your eyes. Journey towards County Durham's Durham City where Fulling Mill stands proudly on the banks of the majestic River Wear. Feel time slow down as you soak up its serene atmosphere and imagine life during simpler times. Cross borders once more to Mapledurham Lock in Berkshire - witness how man has tamed rivers for his own purposes while still respecting their natural flow. But weir is not only found within landscapes; it can also be seen in people who defy expectations like Irish champion featherweight boxer Ike Weir, known as The Belfast Spider during the 1890s. His story reminds us that strength comes from within. Finally, step into Factory Workers' lives during the 1930s - hardworking individuals who shaped our world through their dedication and resilience. As we conclude our journey at Pulteney Bridge over River Avon in Bath, Somerset, England - let us cherish these glimpses into weir moments throughout history. They remind us that even amidst change and progress, there will always be traces of our shared heritage waiting to be discovered anew.