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Kelsall Grove, looking north-east


Kelsall Grove, looking north-east
Description:
1969 A child runs down Kelsall Grove, a cobbled street of red brick terraced houses. Alexandra Road runs across at the top of the street, with Alexandra Grove leading up from this. The square tower of All Hallows Church in Regent Terrace looms in the background.

User Comments:

Name:
Doug Malsbury

Comment:
Is the large building just below the church tower, facing the camera, the Queens Road All Hallows annexe? In which case the corner shop in the middle of the picture would be on Alexandra Road and the foremost cobbled street would be in the "Kelsalls" Difficult to be certain after all these years.

Date:
23-Nov-2009

Email:
wjdmalsbury@btinternet.com

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Name:
Elsa Jaquier & Jean-Baptiste Roumens.

Comment:
We are looking for people pictured by Swiss photographer Eric Jaquier in Leeds in 1968-1969 to make a TV documentary about them. If you recognize some people or places in Eric Jaquier's galeries, thanks to contact us. http://www.leeds1969.com/photos.html http://www.ericjaquier.ch/strangely_familiar/strangely_familiar.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/leeds/content/image_galleries/gallery_eric_jaquier_gallery.shtm

Date:
19-Jun-2010

Email:
contact@leeds1969.com

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Name:
John Bean

Comment:
What a change! this street is now likely to be full of a mixture of green, brown and black wastebins. The lack of litter even in 1969 is commendable compared with todays streets. The old house fireplace worked wonders in recycling 'waste to energy'. If filters could be designed to provide clean air at house level, we could all benefit from reducing landfills, transport collections and dumping plus gaining the recycled heat.

Date:
08-Nov-2011

Email:
beanj@btinternet.com

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Name:
John Bean

Comment:
I would agree with Doug's (first comment), that the road is Kelsall Grove. Had it been the Verduns the road in the distance,close to the church, would have been Hyde Park Road and been much steeper falling right to left.

Date:
09-Dec-2011

Email:
beanj@btinternet.com

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Name:
mick hammond

Comment:
being born on burley lodge road these streets were our playground we often played football in the street and the goals were the middens we all knew everyone around shopkeepers neighbours ect now at 51 i look back with loads of memories of the childhood we had there was 9 of us in a 3 bed house never locked our door cos we lost the keys cant do that nowadays

Date:
10-Aug-2012

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Name:
John Bean

Comment:
The street top right is almost certainly Alexandra Crescent where my gran lived at the top right side of the hill, next to the Co-op.

Date:
15-Nov-2012

Email:
beanj@btinternet.com

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Name:
paul marper

Comment:
if this is kelsall grove the street at the top must be alexandra grove alexandra crescent was to the right

Date:
12-Apr-2014

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Name:
John Bean

Comment:
I've studied this view a number of times and having viewed a few maps along with it, wish to rescind my earlier statement that the upper road with the cars in view was Alexandra Crescent. If it had been, then there would have been the decorative gable end of the Methodist Chapel top right of distant shot. This can be confirmed by viewing photo 2003115_56646365. The road in the top of this photo is Alexandra Grove.

Date:
16-Apr-2014

Email:
beanj@btinternet.com

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Name:
paul marper

Comment:
the shop at the top was a old shoe shop the shop at bottom of alexandra crescent was a grocery shop

Date:
16-Apr-2014

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