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Boar Lane

Subject ID:
City Centre
Boar Lane
Thoresby Society
Class number:
Thoresby, Old Leeds, no. 13
Boar Lane
Undated, This 1890s image of Boar Lane shows on the left at number 57, John Archbold's boot and shoe dealers with the dental supply company above advertising a complete set of teeth for one guinea and a single tooth at 2/6 with a five year warranty. Here is Albion Street with William Whitelock's pianoforte dealership at number 58. Above and behind this can be seen the spire of Trinty Church in the distance. Tram lines are visible on Boar Lane with a horsedrawn tram number 21 to Headingley displaying a sunlight soap advertisement travelling east on the left tram lines. Also on the left horse drawn wagons are parked by the kerb. In the distance at the corner of Briggate and Duncan Street is the Bean and Son Butchers. On the roof of number 3 on the right a sign promotes Taylor's Drug Co, a patent medicine vendors. On the far right signs advertise the London Dentistry Company while lanterns in the foreground mark the location of the Saracens Head Hotel.

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