One of eight siblings born into poverty near the Wicker, Sheffield, Harry Brearley (1871-1948) could be considered an unlikely individual to make a revolutionary metallurgic discovery. At the age of twelve he was taken on as a ‘cellar boy’ at…Read More
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Portland Works is a community benefit society of traditional and modern craftspeople located within one of the UK’s most important historical industrial buildings. Often referred to as the birthplace of stainless steel manufacturing, Portland Works was built in Sheffield in 1879…Read More