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Bridge End (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White image1st December 1904. Swinegate and Sovereign Street Improvement. View taken from Leeds Bridge westward showing number 16, Craxford hairdressers and number 18 Samuel Wainwright, cricket bat manufacturer, Bridge End as well as the backs of Nettleton joiner and Henderson plumber on Tenter Lane. These premises have wooden outbuildings on piles into the River Aire.
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Bridge End, looking north towards the river and Briggate (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated. Very early image showing Bridge End, looking north towards the River Aire and Briggate. Above the door of the premises at the left edge there is a sign with the just visible name of "F. Boocock, Cork Cutter" displayed. Frederick Boocock's business was situated at number 31 Bridge End. Next is a Bookseller's run by Thomas Child at number 32, followed by Robert Cross, Confectioner at number 33. At number 34 is the Haberdashery business of John Jones. Beyond the curve of the buildings on the right Bridge End crosses over the the River Aire on the old Leeds Bridge and then the next junction left is Tenter Lane. The age of this photograph can be roughly identified from the Directories of Leeds which were published regularly and list the names of shops and businesses in a particular year. In this case,all the shops and businesses were listed in the 1867 Trade Directory. The theatre and music hall posters displayed on the walls also give a clue regarding the date. The tall figure of a woman, Annie Swan, originally from Nova Scotia, is pictured with a much smaller man, (possibly "Tom Thumb" who she was often paired with for greater effect). Weighing in at 18lbs when she was born in 1846, she continued to grow to nearly 8 feet tall and began touring with shows across America and in England. While in England she met and married Kentucky born Martin Van Buren Bates who also had what we now know as the medical condition, gigantism. Anna died of TB in 1888. Also pictured are the conjoined twins from Siam (now Thailand), Chang and Eng Bunker. In between careers as farmers in North Carolina they toured the world, employing their own management and appearing at venues such as Music Halls when in England. They both died in 1874 within 3 hours of each other. This photograph therefore is most likely to date from the 1860s. Photograph by Wormald of Leeds.
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Bridge End, Tenter Lane Goit (City Centre)
Black & White imageAugust 1904 Taken from Bridge End prior to the Swinegate and Sovereign Street improvements. Showing Tenter Lane goit, a variety of tall narrow riverside type buildings which only the rear is visible. Visible on Bridge End itself is the now vacant C J Fox, Pianoforte dealers and another retail premises, Turners Tobacconist and hairdresser. In the foreground is a tram line and pole. There is an advert for Furniss removals on the front of Turners shop.
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Concordia Mills (City Centre)
Black & White imageJune 1902. View of Concordia Mills on Tenter Lane. Taken during Swinegate / Sovereign Street improvements.
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Concordia Mills (City Centre)
Black & White imageMay 1902. View of Concordia Mills on Tenter Lane.
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