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Leeds Modern School, Class photograph (Lawnswood) (3 comments)
Black & White imageMarch 1959. Class photograph of Form 3P1 at Leeds Modern School, Lawnswood. The pupils are named as follows: Top row, from left to right: (1)? (2)Paul Nicholson (3) Pete Franklin (4) Stanley Winston (5) ? (6)Brian Holmes (7)Barry Pape (8)Chris Swift (9)Tony Pollard. Middle Row, from left to right: (1)Robert Dutt (2)Ian Smith (3)Chris Rivers (4) ? Arkley (5)Tony Mann (6)Howard Mathews (7)? Backhouse (8)Dave Keegan (9) Pete Kitson (10) Barry Tate Bottom row from left to right: (1)Roy Dodman (2)Dave Peat (3)Richard Beyer (4)Tony Ramsden (5) ? Chapman (6)Mr.? Simpson (7)Pete Downing (8)? Stephens (9) David Little (10) ? (11) Bill Byfield. Leeds Modern School was founded in 1845 as the Mathematical and Commercial School located on a site adjacent to the Leeds Mechanics Institute in central Leeds and was later re-located to a new building at Lawnswood in 1932. The school remained a boys’ school until its merger with the adjacent Lawnswood High School for girls in 1972 assuming the new name of Lawnswood School. The buildings at the site were demolished in 2003 and replaced by the current Lawnswood School building. Image and information courtesy of ex-pupil, Paul Nicholson.
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17 Baker Street (Burley)
Black & White imagec. 1930. Three young boys sit outside 17 Baker Street, part of the Alphabet Streets in Burley. The boy on the left end of the photograph is John James Stephen Durham, known as Jack to all his friends and relatives. We would like to know who the other two boys in the photograph are. John went to St. Simon's school also in the Alphabet Streets in Burley. John was rehoused onto the Broadlea/Sandford Estate ages approx. 7 years old. John was born in 1923.
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Abbey Grange School (West Park) (4 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, Side view of the hall and science block, Abey Grange School. Abbey Grange was formerly one of the Kirkstall Abbey manors.
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Abbey Grange School (West Park) (20 comments)
Black & White image29th March 1963 To the left, railway line from Leeds to Harrogate, Horsforth Ring Road can be seen running left to right under the railway. At the top centre edge, quarry and Clayton Woods. The two tower blocks are Clayton Grange and Clayton Court. To the left of the flats, Fillingfir Drive curves round to Moor Grange Court, the tower block to the right of the school. The road in the foreground is Butcher Hill.
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Abbey Grange School (West Park) (38 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, Abbey Grange Church of England Secondary School was opened on October 11th 1962 by H.R.H. The Princess Royal (at this time The Princess Royal was Princess Mary, Countess of Harewood and only daughter of King George V). The school occupies a site which was once a farm belonging to Kirkstall Abbey just off Butcher Hill. This view shows the end wall of the main teaching block.
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Aberdeen Street nos. 1 - 9, Lloyd Street no. 34 (Burley) (4 comments)
Black & White image30th December 1959 Number 34 Lloyd Street is on the left. Moving right is number 1 Aberdeen Street, followed by numbers 3 to 9. At the end of the street, St. Simons School is in view, it was situated on Ventnor Street.
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Accommodation Road, St Stephens School (Burmantofts) (18 comments)
Black & White image25th May 1960, View of St Stephens School, this is the side which was on Accommodation Road. The other side faced onto Nippet Lane, this was the junction where the two roads joined. A new tower block of flats and other council housing can be seen, part of the Ebor/Rigton development. A group of men are outside the school.
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Accommodation Road, St Stephens School (Burmantofts) (52 comments)
Black & White image25th May 1960, This photo shows St Stephens School from Accommodation Road. The end of Rock Street can be seen on the right. After redevelopment two schools were built to serve this area, Shakespeare Primary and Ebor Gardens Primary.
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Ackroyd Street, Friends' Adult School (Morley) (14 comments)
Colour imagec May 1965. The building being used as a polling station during local elections about May 1965 is Morley Friends' Adult School. This stood at the junction of Ackroyd Street, Cross Peel Street and Charles Street, until it was closed in 1998. Since then it has been thoroughly cleaned up and converted into flats, with another storey made out of the high upstairs hall. At the left hand side of the building two former wooden shops, one a gents' hairdresser, have been pulled down. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Ackroyd Street, Morley Friends' Adult School (Morley) (1 comment)
Black & White imagec1902. Morley Friends' Adult School and children from around Charles Street at about the time of the coronation of King Edward VII in 1902. The memorial stone is just below the level of the iron railings at the right hand side. The members of the Adult School also collected rent from two wooden lock-up shops that can be seen on the left of the picture. That next to the Adult School was a barber's shop and it lasted much longer than the building next door. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Ackroyd Street, road accident (Morley) (1 comment)
Colour image11th November 1962. Looking up Ackroyd Street from the doorway of Morley Friends' Adult School. Cobblestones still cover the road surface and there appears to have been an accident up the street. An Army lorry that had been parked outside the Drill Hall alongside the pavement on the right has seen its brakes fail, run downhill, bumped into a car and then careered across the road into the wall of a house at the other side. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive taken by Len Sanderson.
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Adel Lane: The Rectory (Formerly Church Lane) (Adel) (1 comment)
Black & White image29th March 1950. Front view of the stone house with a view of the stables in the background. Photo shows large stone house with cornerstones, columned entrance, symmetrical windows and triangulated gable to front. A sweeping drive leads to stable buildings on left. In the early 1820s part of this was used as a Sunday School.
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Aerial view of Wetherby showing junction of York Road with Deighton Road (Wetherby)
Colour image1988. Aerial view of Wetherby showing the junction of York Road with Deighton Road, towards the bottom left. Blocks of flats can be seen at the junction, including Fairview House. The three roads which join York Road from the bottom edge are, from the left, School Road, Hallfield Lane and hall Orchards Avenue. The curve of Wetherby By-Pass sweeps round above the centre at the right edge.
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Aerial View looking north east (City Centre)
Colour image5th October 1999 View looking north east from the roof of Leeds Town Hall. The Electric press and Leonardo building can be seen on the left. The Leonardo building was part of the former City of Leeds School from 1975, before becoming Leeds City Council offices in 1998.
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Aerial View looking North-East (City Centre)
Colour image5th October 1999 In the rear on the left is Carlton Towers, a block of residential flats. In front of this is the Halifax Building while in front of this is the grey outdoor carpark and white exterior of the Merrion Centre. The green dome in the distance belongs to Harehills Lane Temple while the tower block on the left is Tower House. The red brick building just seen in the bottom right hand corner is the old roof playground of the former City of Leeds School.
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Aerial View looking North-East (City Centre) (2 comments)
Colour image5th October 1999. Taken from the roof of Leeds Central Library, view shows the Leonardo Building in the foreground and the College of Technology on the left. Behind the Leonardo Building (from 1975 part of the City of Leeds School, and now Leeds City Council offices) can be seen the white walls of Merrion Shopping Centre, behind this is the Halifax Building and then Carlton (residential) Towers with Tower House further forward on the left. The twin green domes in the centre belong to the Thoresby Building, part of the former City of Leeds School. The building behind was formerly the Central High School which amalgamated with Thoresby High School for girls in 1972 to become the City of Leeds School. They are both presently in use by Leeds City Council. The grey tower block on the right is again Merrion Shopping Centre while the stone tower on the right is St. Anne's Cathedral.
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Aerial View of Clifford Looking east (Clifford) (2 comments)
Colour image1988. Aerial view of Clifford looking east showing St. Edwards' Roman Catholic Church in the centre. The road streching across, then diagonally up to the right is the High Street. Springfield curves round in front of the Church and Lea Croft and Mill Dam are the two roads radiating out from Springfield. Clifford County Primary School can be seen above the Church. Part of boston Spa is at the top edge.
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Aerial View of Clifford Looking north (Clifford) (7 comments)
Colour image1988. Aerial view of Clifford looking north. The road travelling upwards is Bramham Road, then at the junction the left hand fork is Willow Lane and the right hand, the High Street. The large group of buildings seen centrally are Northways School and Nunnery House. St. Lukes' Church is visible below these.
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Aerial View of Clifford Looking north (Clifford) (1 comment)
Colour image1988. Aerial view of Clifford looking north. Willow Lane becomes Clifford Moor Road diagonally off to the left. Albion Street goes towards the right edge from its' junction with the High Street. Boston Road cuts across the top right hand corner and St. Johns' Residential School for the Deaf is towards the top centre. Beyond is the edge of Boston Spa.
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Aerial View of Clifford Looking north west (Clifford)
Colour image1988. Aerial View of Clifford Looking north west towards Boston Spa. Bramham Road curves inwards from bottom left hand corner and sweeps round into the High Street. The High Street continues in a straight line past St. Edwards' Roman Catholic Church at the centre of the right edge. Brandishing off the High Street, left of centre, is Albion Street, which joins the Boston Road. Across the fields to the right, the straight road is Cinder Lane and High Trees School is visible at the top and above with red roof line is Martin House Hospice which opened in 1987 for children with life limiting conditions.
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