1936. The old workhouse, Lady Lane, Leeds. Building appears derelict, some windows boarded up, some broken. Rubble at front of building. Demolished August-September 1936. Photograph by Alf Mattison June 1936. The photographer Alfred Mattison was born in Hunslet in 1868. His passion for local history led to lecturing, photography and writing. In 1908 he wrote "The Romance of Old Leeds" based on his articles and photos for the Yorkshire Daily Observer. He died following a street accident in Leeds in Sept 1944.
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