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Meanwod Road, during World War II


Meanwod Road, during World War II
Description:
c1939-1945. View of Meanwood Road during World War II showing tramlines in the foreground. Dominating the background, left, is the King's Arms 'one of Tetley's houses' located at numbers 73 Meanwood Road next to the junction with Meanwood Street (centre.) The kerb is painted with black and white markings to aid pedestrians and road users during the black-outs. On the opposite corner of Meanwood Street is British Node Products at number 75 Meanwood Road, with Mrs. Elizabeth Grayson, butcher adjacent at number 77.

User Comments:

Name:
Edward Emmerson

Comment:
My Father Edward Emmerson then a Sergent in the York & Lancs met his future Wife,Lily Lockwood in The Kings Arms.

Date:
14-Aug-2012

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Name:
John Bean

Comment:
My grandmothers brother, Ernest Edward Mitton lived at No 79 in 1902 when he married Emma Jane Buxton, in March that year.

Date:
10-Apr-2013

Email:
beanj@btinternet.com

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Name:
John Bean

Comment:
In addition to my earlier comment regarding Ernest Edward Mitton. Photo 2002712_65194339 shows the newsagents shop his brother Frederick Mitton ran based in Oakwood Lane. Their parents had run a similar shop at 196 Kirkstall Road, Burley.

Date:
08-Aug-2014

Email:
beanj@btinternet.com

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