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Brass band in Main Street (Shadwell)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows a uniformed brass band of young boys led by the bandleader. They are pictured in Main Street and are followed by children and adults in 'Sunday Best'. This is likely to be a church parade and in the background, left, Brandon Villa is visible. Prior to the 20th century Main Street was known as Shadwell Lane or Shadwell Road. Courtesy of Shadwell Local History Society.
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Chamber of Commerce Dinner, Queen's Hotel (City Centre)
Black & White image18th February 1927 Photograph taken at the Chamber of Commerce Dinner in 1927. On the left is the Hon Rupert Evelyn Beckett of The Stone House, Shadwell Lane. From 1920 until 1950 he was the Chairman of the Yorkshire Conservative Newspaper Co. which was set up in 1886. His career was in banking and he became an Honorary Freeman of the City of Leeds in October 1930. Beside him is the Lord Mayor, Alderman Hugh Lupton. Next to the Lord Mayor is Joseph Portway, Chairman of the woollen Manufacturers, G.R. Portway and Co. Ltd. in York Place, Leeds. He was elected President of the Leeds Chamber of Commerce on 2nd February 1926. His father was ex-Alderman, the late G.R. Portway who held the position of president in 1901 - 2.
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Chassidishe Synagogue, 46 Spencer Place (Chapeltown)
Black & White imageUndated. Interior view of the Chassidishe Synagogue located at number 46 Spencer Place. It was purpose built on land previously occupied by Spencer Hall. The new Synagogue opened in 1935 and was funded and furnished by the efforts and skills of the congregation. The pulpit in the centre, was made by Max Kowalsky, cabinet maker of Crawford Street. Another cabinet maker, Barnet Feddy made the Ark behind the plush curtain given by Mrs Labofski, centre. Above the Ark is a marble tablet bearing the 10 commandments presented by Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Cohen. The two tablets either side of the Ark display a 'Prayer for the new moon' and a 'Prayer for the Royal family' and were presented by Max Goldberg, a tailor. The wooden seating flanking the Ark was the work of the three Collins brothers of S.H. Collins & Co., joiners of 6 Lower Brunswick Street. The seating for the congregation was provided by Nathan Solomon of Larchfield Mills and upholstered by Mr. Pitt of Northern Veneers, Leather Street. The synagogue closed in the 1980s and services continued for a time at Talmud Torah in Shadwell Lane.
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Dr Collinson's House, Oxley Hill, Shadwell Lane, Aerial View (Moortown) (21 comments)
Black & White image1925. This aerial view shows a large property surrounded by trees and ornamental gardens, described as the residence of Dr Collinson. The house was known as Oxley Hill. In the top right corner is another large house known as Moorlands, while just visible on the left edge is a property called Heath Cottage, also with a formal garden. All the houses have since been demolished; The Moorlands has been replaced by a complex of two storey apartments, still called The Moorlands, while the sites of Heath Cottage and Oxley Hill have become the United Hebrew Congregation Synagogue.
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Green Point, Shadwell Lane (Moortown) (1 comment)
Black & White image11th April 1935. Premises of William Henry Booth, Green Point, Shadwell Lane. View looking along Shadwell Lane towards Moor Allerton. Row of semi- detached houses with gardens, boundary fences and gates. Trees planted in area to side of the road.
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