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Aerial View of Headingley Cricket and Rugby Grounds (Headingley) (8 comments)
Black & White image24th August 1947 Headingley Cricket Ground is in the centre with the oblong Rugby Ground below it. Kirkstall Lane runs above the cricket pitch, St Michaels Lane is below, passing the Rugby Ground.
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Aerial View of Whitehall Road (Drighlington) (3 comments)
Black & White image22nd August 1968, Whitehall Road runs left to right with Bradford Road coming from the top and King's Street from the bottom, meeting together at the Crossroads. The bottom left hand corner just seen is the cricket ground and the Kingsdale Housing Estate. On the left corner of the cross roads is the Victoria Public House with the Scott's Crystal Mineral Water Works and makers of Shandy situated at the other side of King Street. On the far right is Drighlington Primary School (1875) still with the separate the girls and boys playgrounds. Above this on the right is St Paul's Church of England 1878.
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Aerial View, West Leeds High School (Armley) (39 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, Aerial view of West Leeds High School. This shows the boys school. Town Street runs diagonally across the top left corner with Whingate running from left to right directly behind the school. On the left is Heights Lane separating the main playing field from the cricket field. On the corner of the field is the Kindergarten with the main school building in the centre. West Leeds High School still exists although is now based at different premises nearby. The building in view is in the process of being converted for residential uses.
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All Saints Church, Garden Fete (Richmond Hill) (2 comments)
Black & White image5th July 1941. Image taken on the afternoon of a Garden Fete held at All Saints Church in Richmond Hill. At 3.00 pm 'Sir Willie Boreham' was to assist in unveiling a statue dedicated to the 'Youth's Work in the Parish' followed by a short cricket match between 'Wardens and Firewatchers' and the 'Luftwaffe and other unmentionables'. There was also Clock Golf, Bowl Darts, races and competitions and refreshments served, including cups of tea and ice creams. Admission was charged at 4d for adults and 2d for children and the money raised was to go to the upkeep and maintenance of the Parish. In the image a small stage has been erected and some people are wearing fancy dress. The 'lady' in the plumed hat holding flowers, seated behind the boy in shorts, is actually teenager, Harry Crane who lived in Ascot Terrace. He was born in 1925 and became the lead choirboy of All Saints Church. The Vicar, seated, is possibly Reverend Harry Elliott, who wrote an article on the Garden Fete in the Parish magazine. The other vicar of All Saints Church at this time was the Reverend Philip Simpson.
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Bardsey Cricket Club House. The Sportsfield, off Keswick Lane (Bardsey)
Colour image23rd March 2008. Image shows Bardsey Cricket Club House on The Sportsfield off Keswick Lane. Two senior teams play for Bardsey in the Airedale & Wharfedale Cricket League on Saturdays. Football teams also represent Bardsey in the West Yorkshire Association Football League. The photograph was taken on a snowy Easter Sunday morning.
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