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Anglo American Oil Company Ltd., unveiling of commemorative plaque. (Hunslet)
Black & White image1933. Image taken at the Anglo American Oil Company Ltd., a filling station at the corner of Hunslet Lane with South Brook(e) Street. The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Alderman R.H. Blackburn has unveiled a commemorative plaque to mark the site of Brooke Hall, a 17th Century red brick residence built by Alderman Thomas Kitchingman. It eventually became the home of Alderman John Brooke who named it Brooke Hall. Both of these men held the office of Mayor of Leeds in 1688 and 1705, and 1736 and 1754 respectlively. When the filling station was rebuilt in 1975 the plaque was repositioned and once more unveiled by the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Alan Pedley.
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Church Lane, St. Michael's Chuch and War Memorial (East Ardsley)
Colour image2009. View of St. Michael's Parish Church and its graveyard, situated on Church Lane. Pride of place in the graveyard goes to the War Memorial, seen in the foreground with wreaths of poppies laid in front. Among those commemorated are George Davies, Fred Williamson, Arthur Clayton, Frederick Cooke, John Lorriman, John Hoole, John Brook, Amos Harper, Alfred Green and Charles Miller. The present church here was built in 1881 but the site has been occupied by a place of worship since around 1160.
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Hawksworth Wood Primary School, day trip (Hawksworth LS5) (3 comments)
Black & White imagec1952/53. Image shows a smiling group of Hawksworth Wood Primary School, or Council School as it was known then, pupils pictured with their teacher in front of a Wallace Arnold coach. The location is actually Bolton Bridge, near Bolton Abbey in North Yorkshire, but it shows these Leeds school children looking as if they are having a good time on their day trip. From left to right on the front row are; Brenda Keeble, Jeff Covey, Ann Vollens, Trevor Davis and Gordon Little. Of the boys standing, from right to left this time are; John Brooks, Mick Webster, Peter Gabbitas, Graham Booth (half hidden), Dougy Walker, Roger Fitzpatrick and Ken Baldwin (wearing a cap). The tall girl with blond hair standing at the back is Janet Littlejohn. Hawksworth Wood Primary School is situated in Cragside Walk. Image courtesy of Ken Baldwin.
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Hawksworth Wood Primary School, Day Trip (Hawksworth LS5) (3 comments)
Black & White imagec1952/53. Group photograph showing children from Hawksworth Wood Primary School (or Council School as it was then known) with their teacher, Mr. Walkington (in the background). The photo was actually taken at Bolton Bridge, near Bolton Abbey in North Yorkshire but has been included on Leodis as they are Leeds pupils. At the front, from left to right are; Gordon Little, Brenda Keeble and Fred Reynard (with cap, behind Brenda. In the centre front is Peter Gabbitas, then John Brooks and Ann Vollens. The boy with the helmet is Trevor Davis and Roger Fitzpatrick is at the end on the far right. Lily Costins is third in from the left at the back and Ian Frobisher is putting his tongue out in the centre. To the right of him is Graham Booth and Janet Littlejohn is standing at the back. The three boys all wearing caps and standing together are Mick Webster, Jeff Covey and Ken Baldwin. Dougy Walker is wearing a belted raincoat. Hawksworth Wood Primary School is situated in Cragside Walk. Image courtesy of Ken Baldwin.
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Hunslet Lane at the corner with South Brook(e) Street, commemorative plaque. (Hunslet) (1 comment)
Black & White image1933. Image shows the commemorative plaque erected at the filling station on the corner of Hunslet Lane with South Brook(e) Street in 1933. The Anglo-American oil company Ltd. commissioned the plaque and it was unveiled by the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Alderman R.H. Blackburn J.P. The plaque is on the site of Brooke Hall and is made in materials from the demolished building. The red brick house dated from 1670 and was built by Alderman Thomas Kitchingman who was Mayor of Leeds in 1688 and 1705. The house was named after Alderman John Brooke who lived there at a later date and was Mayor of Leeds in 1736 and 1754. The plaque also commemorates the battle of 1643 between Royalists under Sir William Savile and the Parliamentarians led by Sir Thomas Fairfax. Dates when the River Aire overflowed near this point are also recorded. The petrol station was repositioned. This time it was unveiled by Councillor Alan Pedley, the Lord Mayor of Leeds.
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Hunslet Lane, South Brook Street, Alderman Brooke's House (Hunslet) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. View shows an old house on the corner of Hunslet Lane and South Brooke Street. Sometimes refered to as Brooke House or Brooke Hall, it was once the residence of Alderman John Brooke (or Brook) who was Mayor of Leeds in 1736 and 1754. It had been built by another Mayor of Leeds, Alderman Thomas Kitchingman, who held the office in 1688 and 1705. After its demolition in 1932 a commemoration plaque was erected on the site using materials from the demolished building. This has since been repositioned slightly due to road changes and can now be seen on Meadow Lane close to the Salem Church. Photograph by Wormald of Leeds.
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Meadow Lane, Memorial stone (Hunslet)
Colour image2010. View taken in summer 2010 showing a memorial stone situated on Meadow Lane near the Salem Church. The memorial reads : 'Materials from this memorial are from the hall which stood at the corner of Hunslet Lane and South Brooke Street. It was built by Alderman Thomas Kitchingman, mayor of Leeds in 1688 and 1705. Alderman John Brooke, who was mayor in 1736 and 1754, and other Leeds worthies lived there. 'On the 23rd of January 1643, a sconce raised in this vicinity by Royalist soldiers, under Sir William Savile was stormed by the Parliamentarians with Sir Thomas Fairfax, who occupied the town. 'The river overflowed in October 1775 and February 1795 and on the 16th Novemnber 1866 water was about 2 feet deep on this site. In 1872 the 14th century four arch stone bridge was replaced. 'Erected in 1933 by the Anglo-American Oil Company Limited, and unveiled by the Lord Mayor, Alderman R.H. Blackburn J.P.'
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Old House at the corner of South Brook Street and Hunslet Lane (Hunslet) (1 comment)
Black & White image1910. House formerly the residence of Alderman Brook, merchant. He was Mayor of Leeds in 1736. Photograph by Alf Mattison. House demolished 1932.
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South Brook Street (Hunslet)
Black & White image18th April 1932. Situated at the corner of South Brook Street and Hunslet Lane, This was a magnificent house, residence of Alderman John Brook, who was Mayor of Leeds 1n 1736. Here we see workmen during demolition process.
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South Brook Street (Hunslet)
Black & White image18th April 1932. Situated at the corner of South Brook Street and Hunslet Lane, This was a magnificent house, residence of Alderman John Brook, who was Mayor of Leeds 1n 1736. In this view we can see the house being demolished.
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Topcliffe Burial Ground, gravestone of John Brooksbank, (West Ardsley)
Black & White imageApril, 1966. Image shows the gravestone of John Brooksbank located in Topcliffe Burial Ground at Topcliffe. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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White Hart Hotel (Drighlington)
Black & White image1962, Rear view of the White Hart Hotel at the junction of Wakefield Road and King Street. Dating from the Elizabethan era the hotel became the focal point of the Adwalton Horse Fair from 1577 when John Brooke was granted a charter to hold it. Bricked out buildings are situated on the left of the image with the art rendered still derelict building taking up the main focus. A run down bench sits outside while an empty washing line is planted in the grass.
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White Hart Hotel, Wakefield Road, King Street (Drighlington) (6 comments)
Black & White imageA 1962 view of the derelict White Hart Hotel, a large stone building with stone stairs and iron railings leading from the front door down to the road. A covered rectangular truck on wagon wheels sits in front of the building. On the right of the building an advertising hoarding depicts a white church with a steeple and instructs people to 'Come to Church'. Dating from the Elizabethan era, the hotel became the focal point of the Adwalton horse fair 1577 when John Brooke of the hotel was granted a charter to hold it. The hotel was demolished in 1964 and was situated at the corner of King Street and Wakefield Road.
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