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Abbey House Museum, Dearlove Family (Kirkstall) (5 comments)
Black & White image1958 This image shows members of the Dearlove family outside a reconstruction of a 19th century violin makers in Harewood Square, Abbey House Museum. The shop has been named for Mark Dearlove who originally ran an 18th Century violin makers on Boar Lane. Many of the instruments on display were made by him and donated by the Dearlove family. Mark was renowned for his craftsmanship, musical knowledge and acute sense of sound, all skills vital in the creation of violins. The majority of his descendants have continued this tradition by becoming involved with music or the stage and have been known to reunite at the museum for music recitals like the one pictured here in 1958. Back row (left to right) Jack, Kenneth, Derek, Thomas, Doris (Mrs Garside), Jacqueline (Mrs Williams). Back row (left to right) Arthur, George, Mark and Charles all brothers.
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Abbey House Museum, Stephen Harding Gate (Kirkstall)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows a reconstructed Victorian street in the Abbey House Museum named for St. Stephen Harding, Abbot of St. Citeaux, who along with St. Bernard founded the Cistecian Order to which Kirkstall Abbey belonged. The buildings visible in the image are of local grit stone with interiors characteristic of the 1880s. On the left is Illingworth & Kilburn grocers, where canisters for 1875 tea and treacle are on display. On the far left of this is an entrance with a large kettle displayed above to show the location of the John Wright ironmonger's shop. The timber framed entry on the right allows access to both the grocers on the left and the tobacconists run by George Haddock on the right. The original George Haddock had a shop on Boar Lane in the 1880s. The goods on display here are typical of the Victorian period with elaborately carved and ornamental pipes, tobacco boxes, snuff boxes, cheroot and cigar holders. This entrance also gives acces to the Tin Tack Maker, Peter Garside. Here is a small workplace relocated in its entirity from Ashton-Under-Lyne where it was the last of its kind in the country.
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Academy/Tatler Cinema at numbers 7 & 9 Boar Lane, interior view of equipment (City Centre) (4 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. View showing cinema equipment inside the Academy/Tatler cinema at numbers 7 and 9 Boar Lane, Royal Exchange Chambers. The 550 seater venue opened as the 'City Cinema' on Monday 4th October 1915 with a showing of 'Beulah' from the novel by Augustus T. Wilson. Admission prices were 1/- (5p) and 6d (2.5p). The cinema was designed by architect, J.P. Crawford of Leeds. On 14th October 1925 the name was changed to the 'Savoy' and then, on 1st January 1931, to the 'Academy'. It became the 'Tatler News Theatre' on 23rd December 1936 and closed as the Tatler on Monday 27th January 1964. The final showing was of 'Sodom and Gomorrah' starring Stewart Granger and Stanley Baker. The premises were demolished and Royal Exchange House was constructed on the site. The image dates from the time the cinema was either the 'Academy' or the 'Tatler' in the 1930s.
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Aerial View looking South-West (City Centre)
Colour image5th October 1999 In the bottom left hand corner just seen is the award-winning glass fronted 15-16 Park Row, while above it stands West Riding House situated on Albion Street. In the middle is the steeple of Holy Trinity Church, Boar Lane, with on its right Albion Tower, the office block above Leeds Shopping Plaza. The brown building on the right with reflective windows is the Lloyd's TSB building. In the bottom right corner are the stripy chimneys of The Old Monk bar on Park Row.
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Aerial View of the City Centre (City Centre) (4 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, Taken between 1955 and 1962 this aerial view of the City Centre shows Park Row running vertically along the left of the image. In the top left corner of the photo, at the top of Park Row is Cookridge Street with the Civic Theatre (1868) visible on the right and the Leeds Permanent Building, later The Light, below. In front of this is The Headrow and shops and offices flanked by Upper Basinghall Street on the left and and Albion Street on the right. Where these two streets meet Boar Lane at the bottom of the image is now the site of the Leeds Shopping Plaza, previously the Bond Street shopping centre built in the 1970s. Below this is the Mill Hill area. At the top of the image on the right is Allder's, originally built as Lewis's in 1932. In front of this is the site eventually used for The Headrow shopping centre (1988) with Lands Lane on the far right. At the bottom of Lands Lane is the Holy Trinity Church (1722-6) and the area used to create the Trinity and Burton Arcade (1967).
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Aerial View, Leeds City Station (City Centre)
Black & White image1962 The centre of this aerial view is dominated by Leeds City Railway Station with tracks running diagonally from the top left to the bottom right. Towards the top left is the place where the River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal separate. The River flows above the station before disappearing under the Dark Arches, reappearing lower down to rejoin the canal at Victoria Bridge. The canal runs to the right of Tower Works, famous for its italianate chimneys. Above Leeds City Station is the smaller Central Station on Wellington Street which closed in 1967. Wellington Street runs from the top edge to City Square in the centre of the right edge. The Square is bordered by The Queens Hotel, Majestic Cinema, The Post Office and The Royal Exchange Building. Boar Lane runs from the bottom of City Square. In the lower right corner Briggate runs back towards the left, passing underneath the railway lines. Below the City Station is the Queen's Hall, a former tram depot on Swinegate, converted to an exhibition centre and concert hall before being demolished in 1989. The pale coloured building below this with an arched semi-circular roof is the Omnibus Depot on Sovereign Street.
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Aerial View, Leeds City Station (City Centre)
Black & White image1962 This aerial view shows the centre of Leeds. On the left is Leeds City Station wih its mass of tracks and engine sheds with the River Aire running alongside. Wellington Street runs from the centre of the top edge to City Square, the focal point of this view. The square is overlooked by the Queens Hotel from the left and the Post Office Building from the right. From here, Boar Lane runs down towards the bottom edge bisected half way by Albion Street and New Station Street. In the top right corner is Park Square, with St Paul's House nearby.
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Albion Street from the junction with Boar Lane (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. A policeman directs the traffic at the junction of Albion Street with Boar Lane in this C1920s view. Number 58 Boar Lane is visible at the right edge, with striped awning. It is the premises of Gowing, general draper. At the left edge is number 57, Salmon and Gluckstien Tobacconists. Looking up Albion Street to what is now the Headrow, the semi-circular street sign belongs to The Charles J. Fox Piano Co., piano manufacturers at number 30.
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Albion Street No.36 - 38 (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White image29th February 1980 Looking down Albion Street to Boar Lane, on the right is the Alliance Building Society. Next, numbers 36-38 are occupied by Chelsea Girl, a fashion shop.
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Albion Street No.50 (City Centre)
Black & White image29th February 1980 Albion Street, on the left is Hunting Lambert Travel agents. The large building to the right at the corner with Commercial Street was the Brittania Building Society, now a Starbucks coffee shop. On the right is an entrance to the Bond Street shopping centre, now called Leeds Shopping Plaza. This is looking towards Boar Lane.
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Albion Street nos. 119 - 125 (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White image14th August 1939. Albion Street, looking south to Boar Lane across the Headrow. Number 125, St Ann's Buildings housed Hillman Brothers wireless factors, Leeds Premier Supply Co. clothing club, Miss Lizzie Crosby artist, Loyal Order of Ancient Sheperds Friendly Society. At the top of the building, sign 'Hearts of Oak' Assurance Co. Ltd. number 123 S.N. Kilner jeweller has shop blind down to protect window. Next, junction with Coronation Place. Number 119 Miller Page Furnishing. There is a hanging sign on shop front and banners in the window inform that it is a 'Walk Round Store' Junction with Upper Fountaine Street. Corner of 44 to 68 Headrow building used as Tax offices, Electricty Offices. Directly across the Headrow (with clock) number 105 Albion Street is the Leeds and Holbeck Building Society.
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Albion Street nos. 119-127 (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White image14th August 1939. Left side, corner of Standard Cars showroom, number 120/122 Albion Street. On right number 127 Charles Whitelock, tailor Number 125, St Ann's Buildings housed Hillman Brothers wireless factors, Leeds Premier Supply Co. Clothing club, Miss Lizzie Crosby artist, Loyal Order of Ancient Sheperds Friendly Society. At the top of the building, sign 'Hearts of Oak' Assurance Co. Ltd. Number 123 S.N. Kilner jeweller has shop blind down to protect window. Next, junction with Coronation Place. 119 Miller Page Furnishing. This view is looking towards Boar Lane, across the Headrow. There are cars in the road, a loaded horse and cart outside Miller Page.
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Albion Street nos. 30a - 34 (City Centre)
Black & White image15th November 1935. Number 34, Stone Brothers tailors, also L.C. Smith and Corona Type-writers Ltd. Whiltington and Talbot Solicitors, Markland Wood and Robinson Solicitors. The Halifax Building Society is at number 32 with pillars to entrance. Number 30a premises of Miles and Muntford fancy. Leather goods dealers. General view to Boar Lane, cars in road.
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Albion Street, Leyland Titan/Roe 206 (City Centre) (4 comments)
Black & White image1956. Leyland Titan/Roe 206 (1955), double decker bus turning from Albion Street onto Boar Lane. Registration no UUA 206, destination Leeds Bus Station via Stanningley Road and Armley Road. It was diverted from City Square when tram tracks were being lifted. To the left of Albion Street, the shop fronts with canopies were various departments of the Leeds Industrial Co-operative Society.
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Alfred Street, from Boar Lane (City Centre)
Black & White image27th May 1966. Looking along Alfred Street from Boar Lane. On the corners are Dunn & Co., hatters (left) and the National Provincial Bank (right). At the far end of Alfred Street are the former premises of C.W. Agencies Ltd., wholesale toys and sports goods, now advertised as 'sold' and John Whitehead and Sons Ltd., printers and lithographers.
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Alfred Street, looking towards Boar Lane. (City Centre)
Black & White image1970s. View of Alfred Street looking towards Boar Lane, taken around the mid 1970s. In the foreground to the right are nos. 5 and 3 Alfred Street, then on the corner is Dunn & Co, menswear, at no. 21 Boar Lane. In the background, left, on the far side of Boar Lane are the Co-op Butchers, Greenwoods Menswear and Derbers footwear.
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Bank Street from Boar Lane (City Centre)
Black & White image1869. Image shows Bank Street from the direction of Boar Lane, photographed by A. Macaulay for the City Engineers. It shows property owned by Joseph Conyer who had a shoe and leather warehouse at number 42 Boar Lane, on the corner with Bank Street. Bank Street gets it name from the location of the first Bank of England in 1827. Bank Street ran from Commercial Street to Boar Lane (between number 42 Boar Lane and Trinity Street.) This site is presently (2012) in the process of being developed as the iconic new retail centre, Trinity Leeds, with frontages on Boar Lane, Briggate, Commercial Street and Albion Street.
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Bank Street from Boar Lane (City Centre)
Colour imageMarch 2015. At the time this image was taken the new shopping centre, Trinity Leeds , had been open for two years and here we see the completed access/egress for Trinity West, which was formerly the south end of Bank Street. The modern curved Boar Lane frontage of Trinity Leeds, off camera right, is sympathetic to the curved corner of the Victorian building at the west side of the junction with Bank Street, left, which dates from the 1880s. This is number 63 Boar Lane, which houses a branch of Sainsbury’s Local. It was at one time The Peel public house.
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Bishopgate Street, Tram No 530 (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White image1st March 1956, View of tram no 530 on route 27 to Hyde Park on Bishopgate Street. Midland Bank can be seen on corner on Junction with Boar Lane.
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Black Prince Statue etc, multi-view postcard (City Centre)
Black & White imagec1910. Multi-view postcard with a postmark of 17th March 1910 showing five images of the city centre. In the middle is the Black Prince Statue while around the outside are (clockwise from top left) City Square, Briggate, Boar Lane and Commercial Street.
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