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The following is a selection of items available in the Local Studies Library in Leeds. More are available on request.

For a general history of Leeds see:
Burt, S. and Grady, K.  The Illustrated History of Leeds. 2002
Thornton, D.  Leeds: The Story of a City. 2002
Fraser, D. (Ed.)  A History of Modern Leeds. 1980
Beresford, M.W. and Jones G.R.J. (Eds.)  Leeds and its Region. 1967.
Burt, S. and Grady, K.  War Plague and Trade. Leeds in the seventeenth Century.
Burt, S. and Grady, K.  The Merchantsí Golden Age. Leeds 1700-1790.  1987.
Heap, Ann, and Brears, Peter, Leeds Describ'd. Eyewitness Accounts of Leeds 1534-1905.

Earlier accounts of the history of Leeds, are given in:
Parsons, E.  The civil, ecclesiastical, literary, commercial and miscellaneous history of Leeds etc. 1834
Thoresby, Ralph,  Ducatus Leodiensis. 1715.
Whitaker, T. D. Leodis and Elmete. 1816.

Origins
Information on the 1341 extent of the manor lf Leeds from Le Patourel, J. (Editor) Documents relating to the Manor and Borough of Leeds, 1066-1400. Publications of the Thoresby Society Volume 45. 1956.

Development 1600-1700
Quotation from 1628 survey of Leedsis taken from 'The Manor of Leedes called the Mayne Rydinge' quoted in Leeds in 1628 by M. Beresford. In: Northern History Volume 10 1975 pages 126-140.    
Details of William Dixon's Inventory quoted in: Leeds Department of Education, John Taylor Teacher's Centre, Sources for History No.2. Life in Leeds in the 17th Century.
Hearth Tax Returns from: Publicatins of the Thoresby Society Volume 4 Part 1 pages 17-36, 1893.

For information on Leeds Charities,the Workhouse, and Almshouses
Symington, J. Alex, Old Leeds Charities: The first and second Decree of the Committee of Pious Uses in Leeds, 1926.

John Harrison
Hornsey, M.A. John Harrison, the Leeds Benefactor and his Times. In: Publications of the Thoresby Society  Miscellany Volume 33 Part 1 1930 pages 103-147.
Lumb G.D. The Family of John Harrison the Leeds Benefactor. In: Publications of the Thoresby Society  Miscellany Volume 15 1909 pages 48-55.
Sprittles J.S. Links with Bygone Leeds. In: Publications of the Thoresby Society  Volume 52 1969 pages 6-27.  

Development 1700-1800
Leeds Merchants
Wilson R.G.  Gentleman Merchants. The Merchant Community in Leeds, 1700-1830. 1971.
Housing
Beresford, Maurice, East End, West End: the face of Leeds during urbanisation, 1684-1842. In: Publications of the Thoresby Society, Volumes 60 and 61, 1985-1986.
Rimmer, W. G. Working men's cottages in Leeds, 1770-1840. In Publications of the Thoresby Society
Volume 46, 1960.
The Workhouse
Anderson, P. The Leeds Workhouse under the old Poor Law, 1726-1834. In: Publications of the Thoresby Society Volume 56, 1980.
Rules and Orders for relieving and employing the Poor of the Township of Leeds, 1771.

Development 1800-1900

Middle Classes
Garden Design from: Major, Joshua, The Ladies Assistant in the formation of their flower gardens. 1861
b>On public health and living conditions in Leeds:
Baker, Robert, Report to the Leeds Board of Health, 1833.
Baker, Robert, Report on the State and Condition of the the Town of Leeds, 1842.In: Poor Law Commissioners Reports for England and Wales. Local reports on the sanitary conditions of the labouring population of England, 1842
Baker, Robert, On the Industrial and Sanitary Economy of the Borough of Leeds, 1858.
Hole, James, Homes of the Working Classes. A chapter on Leeds Pages 123-144.
Children in the Factories, and Eliza Marshall.
Quotations from: Royal Commission on Employment of Children in Factories. First Report 1833.

Development 1900-1950
This section is largely based on material in Chapter 7, The Twentieth Century, in Burt, S. and Grady, K.  The Illustrated History of Leeds 2002.
Quotation from Leeds Guide 1909.
Quarry Hill Flats
Ravetz, Alison, Model Estate: Planned Housing at Quarry Hill. 1974.

Present Day
For information on recent development in Leeds:
Quotation from: Regenerating Leeds: A Neighbourhood Renewal Strategy for Leeds. The Leeds Initiative 2002.
Fox, Paul and Unsworth, Rachael, City Living in Leeds-2003.
Vision for Leeds: Your city, your choice. Leeds
City Council, 1998.
Vision for Leeds-a strategy for sustainable development, 1999-2009. The Leeds Initaitive, 1999.
Closing the Gap: Corporate Plan 2002-2005. Leeds City Council, 2002.
Regenerating Leeds: A Neighbourhood Renewal Strategy for Leeds. The Leeds Initiative 2002.
Fox, Paul and Unsworth, Rachael, City Living in Leeds-2003.

Images.

Maps
All maps are from the collection in the Local Studies Library in Leeds, except where indicated below.

Other Images
Most of the images used are from the print collection in the Local Studies Library. Some are from books and other materials in the Local Studies collection, and where this is the case, details are given below, as are details of those images taken from other sources.


Origins
The map of the Manor of Leeds in 1086, the earliest map of Leeds and the pictures of Rockley Hall and a medieval knight are from The Illustrated History of Leeds by S. Burt and K. Grady. By kind permission of the authors.

Development 1600-1700
The workhouse 1715: detail from Francis Place's 'Prospect of Leeds from the Knostrop Road' In: Thoresby, R. Ducatus Leodiensis, 1715.
Temple Newsam from an engraving by Jan Knip,after a painting by Leonard Knyff, 1702, reproduced from 'Temple Newsam' Leeds City Council, 1999.
Arthur, Third Viscount Irwin, from a painting by Leonard Knyff,1702,reproduced from 'Temple Newsam' Leeds City Council, 1999.

Development 1700-1800
Workhouse, 1745, detail from
List of Children in the Workhouse from: Leeds Board of Guardians. The Workhouse Inmates Register 1784-1795.
Leeds Board of Guardians. Apprenticeship Registers, Leeds Township  1726-1808.
Clothing for a poor Woman from: Instructions for Cutting out Apparel for the Poor, 1789.
The workhouse in 1832 from The Illustrated History of Leeds by S. Burt and K. Grady page
109. By kind permission of the authors.
Rules for relieving the poor from: Rules and Orders for relieving and employing the Poor of the Township of Leeds, 1771.


Development 1800-1900
The Middle Classes.
Garden Design is from: Major, Joshua & Son, The Ladies Assistant in the formation of their Flower Gardens, Figure 12, 1861.
Advertisements from:
Grand Pygmalion from: Industries of Yorkshire, Part 1. Historical Publishing Company, 1888.
Kemplay's Academy and sample of writing from:
Specimens of Penmanship by William Holgate, 1822.
Queen's Hotel from: Leeds Fireclay Company, 1902.
The Working Classes
Household Budget from: Rimmer, W. G. Working men's cottages in Leeds, 1770-1840. In Publications of the Thoresby Society
Volume 46, 1960.
Children in Factories.
Factory Children from: Walker, George The Costume of Yorkshire in 1814.
Interior of Marshall's Mills and the various stages in the manufacture of linen thread from flax from: A Day at a Leeds Flax Mill in The Penny
Magazine, December 1843.
Factory Hands leaving for dinner from: The Graphic July 18th 1885.
Eliza Marshall
Workers in Marshall's Mills from: A Day at a Leeds Flax Mill in The Penny Magazine, December 1843.
Interior of cellar dwelling from: Foster, D. B. Leeds Slumdom, Page 21, 1896.

Development 1900-1950
Advertisement for house at Chapel Allerton from: Yorkshire Homes,  June 1925 Page 40.
Advertisement for Scarborough from Yorkshire Homes, June 1926, page 37.
The Middle Classes
Advertisement for houses at Bardsey from: Yorkshire Homes June 1925, page 55.
Advertisement fro Marshall's from: Treliving, Norman The British Association's Official Guide to Leeds, 1920.
Advertisement for Hart's from: The Yorkshire Evening  Post 4th July 1925.
Images of the Scala Cinema from: Souvenir of the opening of the Scala Theatre, Leeds 1922.
Advertisement for 'Standard' car from: Yorkshire Evening Post 19th September 1924.







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