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Fitzarthur Street, nos.2-8, Tong Road no.106, demolition


Fitzarthur Street, nos.2-8, Tong Road no.106, demolition
Description:
1980s. View shows a block of terraced housing in the process of demolition, with a digger in the foreground. From the left are nos.8 to 2 Fitzarthur Street, with no.106 Tong Road at the end of the block on the right. The houses are back-to-back with Fearnley Street on the other side. Two tower blocks of flats, possibly Clyde Grange and Clyde Court, are seen in the background on the left. Taken in the early 1980s when streets in this area of Armley were cleared.

User Comments:

Name:
John Bean

Comment:
The occupier of no 6 in 1891 was Emma Greaves (nee Dibb) along with her son Thomas. No 4 was occupied by the Simpsons, No 2 by the Gaunts and No 8 by the Barker family.

Date:
19-Dec-2013

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Name:
Alan Cliff

Comment:
I lived at 28 in 1970 to 73 then moved to Bramley. Used to frequent the City pub at the bottom of the street on Tong Road. Happy days where my daughter ,Debbie, was born 1972. Neighbours came and went quite often, stepping stone, like us, before larger, newer house .

Date:
12-Mar-2014

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