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ambulance, Leeds Public Health Department (York Road) (5 comments)
Black & White image4th January 1952. View shows a Leeds Public Health Department ambulance (a Morris van) after an accident, parked in a Leeds City Transport garage. There is a clear view of the Leeds coat of arms on the bodywork.
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Armley Park, Stanningley Road, front entrance (Armley)
Colour image1982 A springtime view of Armley Park taken from the fountain looking towards the front entrance in Stanningley Road. The park was laid out in 1893 after the land was acquired by Leeds City Council. The stone gateways are a strong feature and bear the City's coat of arms. Straight ahead there is a fountain, classical in design, which is inscribed with words 'Erected by William Henry Gott, of Armley House, in commemoration of the 60th Year of the regn of her Majesty, Queen Victoria 1837-1897'. Updated 08.06.2020
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Bingley Arms, The, central rear doorway (Bardsey)
Colour image23rd March 2008. Image shows the central, rear doorway of the Bingley Arms, a Grade II listed building on the east side of Church Lane. The stained glass window above the door has the heraldic coat of arms of Lord Bingley. The windows date from the 19th century and have 16 pane sashes. Part of the building dates from 1738 although the history of a public house on this site is thought to go back centuries. This door is the entrance to the bar and restaurant, and display a menu either side.
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Boar Lane nos. 8, 9 (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, This early 1900s image shows Boar Lane the home of Leeds most stylish shops, including Mr Richard Boston & Sons, a great fruit, game and fish market used by those wishing to avoid the larger markets located opposite Holy Trinity Church. The store was described in Waddington's 1894 Guide to Leeds as providing fifty varieties of fish including Oysters, every bird imaginable, thirty six varieties of vegetables, one hundred sorts of fruit and '...a selection of luxuries too numerous to name and a business-like briskness in attention to the smallest order are within the customers reach'. The shop front displays fresh poultry while the staff stand gathered at the front. Above the shop sign a coat of arms and flags are displayed. Mr Richard Boston (1843-1908) was a member of Leeds Council for twelve years and an elected member for the Headingley Ward in 1891. As chairman of the planning and property committee he bought six new parks for Leeds and donated the statue of John Harrison to City Square as well as an item of art to the Leeds art gallery. Widely known through the north of England as a merchant he was a prominent Leeds citizen living at Croft House, Burley Road.
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Borough of Morley, Mayoress Chain (Morley) (1 comment)
Colour imageUndated. This chain was worn by the Mayoress of the Borough of Morley for just over 75 years. It is in the Louis Quatorze style with a large coat of arms on the pendant and smaller ones on the necklace part. It is made of 18 carat gold, being purchased by public subscription in 1897 for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. It cost about £90 and was first worn by the Mayoress either Mrs William Middlebrook or Mrs Charles Scarth in 1897. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Casket presented to the Right honourable Herbert Henry Asquith, Prime Minister (Morley)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows the casket which contained the Scroll of Freedom presented to the Right Honourable Herbert Henry Asquith, Prime Minister of Great Britain. It was presented by the Mayor of the Borough of Morley, William Law Ingle. Mr. Asquith accepted the Freedom of the Borough, the Highest honour that Morley could bestow, on 24th July 1913. He was a son of Morley having been born at Croft House on Windmill Hill in Church Street in 1852. He was Prime Minister between 1908 and 1916. The casket which held the illuminated Freedom Manuscript was made of Silver and decorated with the Morley coat of arms and pictures of Morley scenes including one of the Town Hall. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Churwell Hill, Borough of Morley signpost (Churwell)
Colour imageOctober 1962. View of the Borough of Morley signpost at the bottom of Churwell Hill, Elland Road. The signpost shows the Borough Coat of Arms and denotes that one is entering Churwell. Underneath, a sign indicates that it is also a 'Danger Area!' The sign was erected after some children had been killed on Churwell Hill in 1962. The railway viaduct is visible in the background. Research by Ronnie Barraclough, Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Civic Hall (City Centre)
Black & White image18th July 1936. Stand and banner with Leeds Coat of Arms. There are three owls from the Coat of Arms of Sir John Savile, three stars from the coat of arms of Thomas Danby and the fleece, sign of the wool stapler, Sir John Savile was the first alderman of Leeds. A new charter was granted by Charles II in 1661, Thomas Danby was appointed as first mayor. In 1836 the motto was added after the Municipal Corporations Act of 1835 'Pro Rege et Lege' (For king and Law) In 1921 a golden helmet was added and the owls changed to brown from silver.
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Civic Hall, Assembly Hall, door (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated. Interior view of the Civic Hall showing a door which leads from the Assembly Hall, otherwise known as the Banqueting Hall, into the Reception Hall. The central one of three doors along this side, it has a pediment with a carved cresting in lime wood, featuring the coat of arms of King Charles I. The photo probably dates from around the time of the opening of the Civic Hall in 1933.
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Civic Hall, Assembly Hall, doors (City Centre)
Black & White imagec1933. Interior of the Civic Hall dating from around the time of its opening in August 1933. This is the Assembly Hall, also known as the Banqueting Hall, which is situated on the first floor. Three double doors lead to the Reception Hall. Each has a pediment with a carved cresting in lime wood, featuring a different coat of arms - from left, they represent the City of Leeds, Charles I (who granted Leeds its first charter in 1626), and the Leeds Pals.
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Civic Hall, Calverley Street, portico (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows part of the 1933 buildings, the Civic Hall, on the east side of Calverley Street. It includes the large portico and massive Corinthian columns supporting the triangular pediment. Within the pediment the Leeds coat of arms is displayed. The Civic Hall was designed by E.Vincent Harris and built in Portland stone. Photograph courtesy of Stephen Howden.
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Civic Regalia (Rothwell)
Black & White imageUndated. Part of the chairman's chain of office showing medallion. Presented by Councillor W.E.Moorhouse in 1938, to commemorate the amalgamation of the Rothwell urban, Methley urban and Hunslet rural districts. The chain consists of 32 gold links with space thereon for engraving of each chairman's name and year of office. Symbolical figures are embossed on the medallion representing historical events and industries of the Rothwell area. On his history of Rothwell, Batty traces derivation of the name 'Rothwell' from Rood a cross and well.The lions are from the de Lacy coat of arms.The micrometer not only signifies the engineering industry but perpetuates the memory of William Gascoigne of Thorpe Hall,inventor of the instrument.Coal-mining is represented by the pitlamp,stone quarrying picks, and agriculture by the wheat sheaf.The base of the medallion is shown as representing the last wild Boar having been shot at Rothwell Haigh by John of Gaunt,Duke of Lancaster.The motto'sic vos von vobis' may be freely translated as 'thus for you but not for you'
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Civic Regalia, Mayoresses Chain (Morley)
Black & White imageUndated, Civic Regalia. Mayoresses chain incorporating the Morley coat of arms. The upper portion of the badge is an enamelled portrait of Queen Victoria with crossed sceptres behind.
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Civic Regalia, Mayor's Chain (Morley)
Black & White imageUndated, Civic regalia. The Mayor's chain incorporating Morley coat of arms. The coat of arms was approved and granted on 9th August 1887. The design incorporates a shuttle, cotton plant, pick axe and shovel to symbolise the industrial property of the town. Then based mainly on mines, mills and quarries.
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Civil Defence Officers (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White image18th October 1944. View shows a group photo of 24 Civil Defence Rescue Party Officers in uniform outside Leeds Civic Hall. The Leeds Owl and Coat of Arms are overhead.
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Civil Defence Officers (City Centre)
Black & White image18th October 1944. Picture shows the Civil Defence Officers lined up outside the Leeds Civic Hall. The doorway behind the group has the Leeds owl in stone and the Leeds Coat of Arms. Lamp post visible.
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Coat of Arms, courtroom, Leeds Town Hall (City Centre) (2 comments)
Colour image1st June 2007. View of Queen Elizabeth’s coat of arms in the courtroom in Leeds Town Hall, this is a feature in every court of law in the country. The Town Hall still has Queen Victoria’s coat of arms which are due to be reinstated.
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Coronation Decorations, Albion Street nos. 36/40, 41, 42 (City Centre)
Black & White image1953 Looking down Albion Street to Boar Lane. Central motifs of crowns and Royal crests are supported by draped swagging. At both ends of each line is a motif from the Leeds Coat of Arms, owls or sheep. On the left at number 42 is a branch of the Alliance Building Society, number 36/40 is General Accident, Fire and Life Insurance Company. To the right at number 41 is Legg and Millard Ltd, tailors.
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Coronation Decorations, Victoria Arcade (City Centre)
Black & White image1953 This view is of the Headrow, with the entrance to the Victoria Arcade, which intersected Schofield's department store. Decorations are in place to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. In the middle of the road are banners with motifs from Leeds Coat of Arms. The store also has banners and panels with a fleur-de-lys pattern. Largest of the panels has a portrait of the Queen and is topped with a crown.
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Denison Street, nos. 22-24, ARP Exercise (Burley)
Black & White image10th July 1941. Air raid precaution and rescue personnel simulating a rescue operation. Twelve dummies have been placed in the ruins of the two houses, some of them have been brought out. Here a derrick has been built and is being swung into operation to move heavy debris. The bedford truck has Leeds coat of arms on the door and a sticker on the windscreen.
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