leodis logo

Leeds City Council

Open archives compliant site

Supported by BIG Lottery Fund

Enrich UK Lottery Fund

Stansfield Row nos. 34 - 45


Stansfield Row nos. 34 - 45
Description:
Undated, Image shows a row of through terraced houses each with a private garden. Clothes hang on a line outside number 34 on the far right while numbers 35 and 36 are showing signs of dereliction with smashed and borded up windows visible. These houses also have entrances on Kirkstall Road with the numbers 615 to 637. Therefore number 615 Kirkstall Road is also number 34 Stansfield Row.

User Comments:

Name:
Ian Smith

Comment:
Hi everyone - My wife's maiden name was Wilkins and she was brought up in the Kirkstall area from 1942 until 1969. In the past, Stansfield Row was known by the locals as 'Dobbie Row' (also 'Dobby Row'). I have no idea where the nickname came from but the houses were mill workers' cottages. The houses were built around 1825 by the Stansfield family who had also constructed Burley Mills in 1799. In the 1900's, until after the second world war, people used the area as allotments and piggeries for growing vegetables and keeping some livestock. Some of my wife's ancestors occupied some of the houses in Stansfield Row and in 1900 lived at No. 32. Another side of her family was called Wilson and that family lived at No. 16 in 1871, No. 23 in 1881 and No. 44 from 1891 onwards. There is information on the internet under 'Dobbie Row Leeds' if you use a search engine. Ian

Date:
06-Dec-2011

Email:
Not displayed

________________________________________________________________________________

Buy a copy of this photograph 20031211_92919559

Select the size, finish and quantity of the photograph you require.  If you require sepia toning please tick the appropriate box. Please note the size of the photographs will be as near as possible to that requested, however to avoid distorting the image sizes may not be exact. VAT will be added to the order at checkout.

Quantity: Sepia Toning (+50%)
Size Matt Gloss
10 x 8 inches £11.67 £11.67
12 x 9 inches £14.17 £14.17
16 x 12 inches £15.84 £15.84
Add to basket