constituency=Sheffield Brightside
county=South Yorkshire
region=Yorkshire and the Humber
councillors=Leigh Bramall (Labour Party) Anthony Damms (Labour Party) Gillian Furniss (Labour Party)
: "This article is about Southey, a district and electoral ward in Sheffield, England. For the English poet of the Romantic school see Robert Southey."

Southey ward—which includes the districts of Fox Hill, New Parson Cross, Southey, Wadsley Bridge, and part of Old Parson Cross—is one of the 28 electoral wards in City of Sheffield, England. It is located in the northern part of the city and covers an area of 4.6 km². The population of this ward in 2001 was 20,000 people in 8,600 households. It is one of the wards that make up the Sheffield Brightside constituency.

Districts of Southey ward


Southey (gbmapping|SK345915) is a former village, now a district and housing estate in the northern part of Sheffield.

Birley Carr

Birley Carr (gbmapping|SK333921) is a suburb of Sheffield. It lies by Birley Edge, an inland cliff. At the northern end of Birley Edge is the Birley Stone. A reference from the 1790s refers to a cross on Birley Edge, which the Stone may be the remains of. [Neville T. Sharpe, "Crosses of the Peak District" (Landmark Collectors Library, 2002)]

Wadsley Bridge

Wadsley bridge (gbmapping|SK332913) is a former hamlet, now a district of Sheffield. It lies to the west of Southey around what used to be a ford across the River Don.


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  • Southey — ist der Name folgender Orte: Southey (Saskatchewan), Ort in Kanada Southey (South Yorkshire) Southey ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Caroline Anne Southey (1786–1854), englische Poetin Peter Southey (1962–1983), englischer Fußballspieler …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Southey —   [ saʊȓɪ, sʌȓɪ], Robert, englischer Schriftsteller, * Bristol 12. 8. 1774, ✝ Greta Hall (bei Keswick, County Cumbria) 21. 3. 1843; studierte in Oxford, wo er mit S. T. Coleridge zusammentraf. Southey begeisterte sich früh für die Französische… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Southey — (spr. ßauthĭ), Robert, engl. Dichter und Geschichtschreiber, geb. 12. Aug. 1774 in Bristol, gest. 21. März 1843 in Greta am See von Keswick, war der Sohn eines Leinwandhändlers und besuchte die Westminsterschule, mußte sie aber nach vier Jahren… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Southey — (spr. Saushi), Robert, geb. 4. Oct. 1774 in Bristol, studirte seit 1792 in Oxford Theologie. Unitarische Grundsätze u. die Französische Revolution, welche an ihm einen Anhänger fand, hinderten ihn die Studien zu vollenden; er verließ 1794 Oxford… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Southey — (spr. ßauthĕ), Rob., engl. Dichter und histor. Schriftsteller, geb. 12. Aug. 1774 zu Bristol, gest. 21. März 1843 zu Greta bei Keswick, Poet laureate, verfaßte treffliche poet. Erzählungen (»Thalaba«, »The curse of Kehama« etc.); histor. Werke:… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Southey — (Saushi), Robert, Dichter u. Geschichtschreiber, geb. 1774 zu Bristol, in seiner Jugend ein glühender Republikaner und Antitrinitarier, 1801 in Irland vortheilhaft angestellt u. nach dem baldigen Aufgeben seiner Stelle mit einem ansehnlichen… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Southey — Southey, Robert …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Southey — [sou′thē, suth′ē] Robert 1774 1843; Eng. poet & writer: poet laureate (1813 43) …   English World dictionary

  • Southey — This is an ancient English surname. It is locational from any or all of the hamlets called Southey as in Southey near Culmstock, in Devonshire, Southey Green in Essex, Southey Wood, believed to have been a lost medieval village in… …   Surnames reference

  • Southey — n. family name; Robert Southey (1774 1843), English poet and historian, member of the Lake Poets; town in Saskatchewan (Canada) …   English contemporary dictionary

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