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, or Sheffield Metropolitan Area, in South Yorkshire, 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 of the UK Parliament. (Sheffield became a metropolitan area within the modern county of South Yorkshire in 1974.)
More information about the area in the 19th century can be found in the transcription from Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72 reproduced under Ecclesfield.