Stonemason.  Dore Brass Band.  Abbeydale industrial hamlet   Dore Village

The Taylor Family Of Dore.

In the village of Dore the

Local sweet shop was run by

Mrs Taylor and husband Cliff.


The  history of the Taylor family living in the  hamlet village of Dore Derbyshire  (now Sheffield) is well documented and reveal them to have played a part of the village life both socially and professionally. Census and parish records place them there in the 16 th century and earlier.

Records show the family to be associated with the local agriculture as farmers of the surrounding land. and makers of farming implements. These included such things as scythe making   and various other metal tooling.

Before the industrial boom in the eighteenth century much of this work was carried out on there farms and cottages around the village.

Generations of the family was later employed by Joshua Tyzack at the Abbeydale works from 1840 to 1933 and moving with the company when it later became W.Tyzack Sons and Turner Limited and relocated to Little London road. Sheffield right up to 1980, for a total of 150 years.

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In 1880 Farewell Taylor began his profession of stonemason from the yard of Green Lane Farm opposite Christchurch Dore.

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The Dore brass band was formed around 1850 with Henry Taylor as the band leader.

They played at most social events such as village festivals and have been depicted in a lot of Christmas postcards playing in the village centre.

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During the 1930s. Eric Taylor was well renowned player for Dore village team in the Hope Valley League…..


The family have also resided in Totley village during the late Victorian era.

History of the Taylor name.