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[1]Aerial View of Headingley Cricket and Rugby Grounds (Headingley) (8 comments)
Aerial View of Headingley Cricket and Rugby Grounds24th 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.
[2]Aerial View of Whitehall Road (Drighlington) (3 comments)
Aerial View of Whitehall Road22nd 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.
[3]Aerial View, West Leeds High School (Armley) (39 comments)
Aerial View, West Leeds High SchoolUndated, 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.
[4]All Saints Church, Garden Fete (Richmond Hill) (2 comments)
All Saints Church, Garden Fete5th 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.
[5]Bardsey Cricket Club House. The Sportsfield, off Keswick Lane (Bardsey)
Bardsey Cricket Club House. The Sportsfield, off Keswick Lane23rd 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.
[6]Bardsey Sports Club entrance from Keswick Lane (Bardsey)
Bardsey Sports Club entrance from Keswick Lane23rd March 2008. Image shows the entrance from Keswick Lane of Bardsey Sports Club and The Sportsfield. The photograph was taken on the morning of Easter Sunday after a snowfall. Crickt is played here at Airedale and Wharfedale Cricket League level, involving two senior teams. Bardsey sides are in the Yorkshire Association Football League and there is also participation in cricket and football at junior level.
[7]Bardsey Sports Club, the Sportsground, off Keswick Lane (Bardsey)
Bardsey Sports Club, the Sportsground, off Keswick Lane23rd March 2008. View of Bardsey Sports Club at The Sportsground located off Keswick Lane. This is the home of Bardsey Cricket Club which plays two senior sides in the Airedale and Wharfedale Cricket League on Saturdays. The club is family orientated and cricket and football are also played at Junior Level. Two sides play in the West Yorkshire Association Football League representing Bardsey. They play in a red/black strip or white/black strip. At the edge of the snow covered ground the pavilion and changing rooms are visible. The photograph was taken on the morning of Easter Sunday.
[8]Beeston Wesleyan Cricket Club, team photograph (Beeston)
Beeston Wesleyan Cricket Club, team photographUndated. Team photograph of Beeston Wesleyan Cricket Club, pictured with a trophy, possibly dating from around the early 20th century.
[9]Bell Lane No. 28 (Bramley) (2 comments)
Bell Lane No. 285th March 1965. Image shows a stone built detached property on Bell Lane. At the rear of the house is a yard with the Cricket Ground beyond. This property is listed as belonging to the owner/occupier Mr.L.Goodwill.
[10]Boar Lane, looking West, showing queue for Roundhay trams (City Centre) (1 comment)
Boar Lane, looking West, showing queue for Roundhay trams29th May 1944. Looking west along Boar Lane showing crowds of people completely blocking the right-hand causeway as far back as we can see, queueing for trams to take them to Roundhay Park. The occasion was a Whit Monday Bank Holiday during the Second World War, which for many must have been a rare opportunity to get away for a day out and forget the troubles of wartime, heading for the baths, Waterloo Lake, or to watch the cricket, as other images on Leodis show. J. Jones, costumiers and furriers, is on the right, followed by Holy Trinity Church and C&A. This image was digitised as part of the ‘Future Prospects of Urban Parks’ project, conducted by the University of Leeds in partnership with Leeds City Council, supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (grant number: AH/N001788/1).
[11]Booth's Provison Merchants, 22 Lowtown (Pudsey)
Booth1980. View of a Grade II listed shop property at number 22 Lowtown at the corner with Booth's Yard, formerly Hammerton Fold. It takes its name from the Booth family who ran number 22 Lowtown as a Grocery, beginning with James Booth (1844-1914) in the 19th century. He was the nephew of Emanuel Mortimer, also a grocer. James Booth had been apprenticed to his uncle until 1867 when Emanuel Mortimer purchased the former chemist's, number 22 Lowtown along with property in Hammerton Fold. He entrusted his nephew with the management of the second of his grocery stores. The first was located at the corner of Crimbles Road (now Kent Road) with Lowtown. The 1881 census records James Booth at the shop seen here at the age of 37, his wife Louisa, 33, daughters, Annie Louise, 7 and Sarah Edith, 3, and 1 year-old James Cecil. A second son was born in 1886, Major William Booth. Major William Booth grew up to be a talented cricketer, and was chosen to play for Yorkshire C.C. In 1914 he joined the Leeds Pals regiment and was killed at the Battle of the Somme in 1916. The shop is built in thin coursed sandstone and is late 18th or early 19th century. The shop fronts were fitted c1880. The shop next door, to the left, number 20 Lowtown, and the whole of Booth's Yard are also Grade II listed. On the death of Emanuel Mortimer in 1889, James Booth took over and expanded the business, acquiring more property in Hammerton Fold. His son, James Cecil, continued to run the grocery from his father's death in 1914 until he himself died in 1949. Keeping the name of Jas C. Booth, as seen here, former apprentice, Harold Wallbank carried on until 1982. Image and information courtesy of John Garnett.
[12]Bridge End (City Centre) (1 comment)
Bridge End1st 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.
[13]Briggate junction laid out in Low Fields Road Yard (Holbeck) (2 comments)
Briggate junction laid out in Low Fields Road Yard1937. View of the tram track for Briggate junction as it had been laid out in Low Fields Road Yard, the Corporation Depot. At the left edge the gable end of the New Peacock Inn is visible at number 142 Elland Road. Beyond the yard is the Holbeck Cricket Club ground and streets in the Hoxton's can be seen across the background. The ground and roof-tops have a light covering of snow.
[14]Briggate junction, assembled at Low Fields Road Yard (Holbeck)
Briggate junction, assembled at Low Fields Road Yard1937. Image looks from the Corporation Depot, Low Fields Road Yard, towards Elland Road which runs across the background. Tram track for the Briggate junction has been assembled in the yard as part of a modernisation of the system. In the background, left of centre, the New Peacock Inn at number 142 Elland Road is visible. Behind it, on the opposite side of Elland Road is B. Whitaker & Sons Ltd., Brickmakers, between Hartley Street and Hoxton Mount. The gable ends of four terraced streets can be seen right of centre; Hoxton Mount, Hoxton Grove, Hoxton Terrace and Hoxton Place (at right edge). In between Low Fields Road Yard and Elland is the Holbeck Cricket Club ground.
[15]Briggate Junction, laid out at the Corporation Depot in Low Fields Road (Holbeck)
Briggate Junction, laid out at the Corporation Depot in Low Fields Road1937. Image shows the tram track for Briggate Junction laid out at the Corporation Depot in Low Fields Road. In the background the tall chimney belongs to the brick works in Elland Road (B. Whitaker & Sons Ltd.) between Hartley Street and Hoxton Mount. To the right of the chimney is the New Peacock Inn at number 142 Elland Road, next to the junction with Low Fields Road. Beyond the yard in the foreground is the Holbeck Cricket Club ground. The streets seen in the background, right, are, from left to right, Hoxton Mount, Hoxton Grove and Hoxton Terrace. These are streets of red brick back-to-back terraced homes. The corporation yard was opposite the east side of Elland Road football ground, home to Leeds United.
[16]Brown's Place (Kirkstall) (1 comment)
Brown10th August 1950. View shows number 15 Brown's Place off Church Street. The living room shows flood damage and a water line can be seen above the fire place. A table is on the left with crockery, tinned food and a teapot. A washboard is propped up by the table. A childs metal racing car and a cupboard with a cheese grater, cricket bat, a tray and dish on top are visible. The flood was caused by an open stream which ran from Beckett's Park to the top of Station Parade to overflow. The volume of water was such that instead of channelling into the culvert below Station Parade the stream burst its banks. The houses on Brown's Place were at a lower level and were flooded before the water drained into the River Aire.
[17]Burial Ground, St Bartholomew's Church (Armley)
Burial Ground, St Bartholomew2nd June 1965. In the background of this view are the blind backs of properties on Cricketers Place. In the foreground are gravestones in the burial ground of St. Bartholomew's C. of E. Church showing various styles and shapes. The church was consecrated in 1877.
[18]Burial Ground, St Bartholomew's Church (Armley)
Burial Ground, St Bartholomew2nd June 1965. View shows five gravestones in St. Bartholomew's Church burial ground, with the backs of houses on Cricketers Place in the background. The stone third from the right reads 'John Whiteley' who was born in 1838 and it is also the grave of his daughter Mary (b.1869). On the far right, the stone reads 'In Remeberance of Martha, the beloved wife of David Ellis of Armley who died... 1895 aged 74 years. Also, of five children who died in infancy, also, of Sarah, daughter of the above'. According to the 1881 census, Sarah Ellis was born in 1869. Also mentioned is Ephriam Ellis, David and Martha's son who was born in 1871 and died in 1927.
[19]Burley Park Gates, Cardigan Lane (Burley) (8 comments)
Burley Park Gates, Cardigan LaneUndated, A wintry scene in the early 1900s of Burley Park Gates on Cardigan Lane. The Corporation purchased the 14&1/2 acres of Land to provide recreational facilties for the ever increasing population in the neighbourhood. The park was designed to cater for all ages with a sandpit, play equipment, cricket ground and bowling green and was acquired by the corporation in 1899.
[20]Caledonian Street nos. 75a, 75 (Woodhouse)
Caledonian Street nos. 75a, 7526th July 1960 Number 77 is on the left, the garden area has been paved, a make shift fence is in position. To the right are 75a and 75. Boys are playing cricket with bat and wicket. On the right is a Craven milk delivery float.
[21]Calverley Board School (Parkside School) from a watercolour by Fred Swaine (Calverley) (3 comments)
Calverley Board School (Parkside School) from a  watercolour by Fred SwaineUndated. This watercolour of Calverley Board School (later known as Parkside School) was painted from the artists bedroom window. From his home in Salisbury Street Fred Swaine was able to look across Victoria Park to the school. Salisbury Street was built in three phases in the 1890s and 1900s with the final phase in the middle added in 1910. The Board School was built at a cost of £4000 in 1900 to accommodate 264 children. Portman Street, where Fred Swaine once lived, runs between the buildings from the junction with Chapel Street, which cuts across from left to right. The roof in the foreground, left, belongs to the Cricket Pavillion in the park. Copyright Fred Swaine.
[22]Carlton Cricket Club (Carlton) (2 comments)
Carlton Cricket Club2005. View of Carlton Cricket Club located off Town Street. There is a clock and a Tetley's sign on the gable end of the single storey building.
[23]Carlton Cricket Club (Carlton) (2 comments)
Carlton Cricket Club2005. Image shows Carlton Cricket Club at the centre, located in Town Street. The single storey building to the left with blue doors is Carlton Athletic Association Football Club.
[24]Carlton Cricket Team (Lofthouse)
Carlton Cricket TeamUndated. View shows a group of cricketers, thought to be Carlton Cricket Team, at Lofthouse Cricket Club.
[25]Chapel Allerton Recreation Ground, Bandstand (Chapel Allerton) (1 comment)
Chapel Allerton Recreation Ground, BandstandUndated. View of the bandstand in Chapeltown Recreation Ground. The photograph has been tinted to give an artist's impression of the newly painted bandstand. Chapeltown Recreation Ground covered an area of between 6 and 7 acres and was purchased by the council in 1897. It was opened in a special ceremony held on 2nd July 1900 presided over by the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Ald. John Gordon. In the early years the committee decided to reorganise the space so as to provide more grassed areas for children to play, reducing the size of the original ornamental gardens. A cricket ground and a bowling green were also laid out. The park could be accessed by people travelling the tram route along Chapeltown Road and Regent Street.
[26]Chapel Allerton, Recreation Ground, Bandstand (Chapel Allerton)
Chapel Allerton, Recreation Ground, Bandstandc. late 1890s. View of the bandstand, possibly photographed when it was newly built, in Chapel Allerton Recreation Ground. The council purchased the site for the park in 1897 and it covered an area of between 6 and 7 acres. The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Ald. John Gordon officially opened Chapel Allerton Recreation Ground on 2nd July, 1900. It was conveniently situated for visitors taking the tram route along Chapeltown Road and Regent Street. In the early years the space was redesigned to include more grassed areas for children, a cricket ground and bowling green. This meant that some of the original ornamental flower beds anbd shrubberies were sacrificed.
[27]Church Lane (Garforth)
Church LaneUndated. On the left of the image is a row of semi-detached properties numbered 18 - 66. On the right is the Cricket ground.
[28]Church Lane no's. 20 - 64 (Garforth)
Church Lane noUndated. Image shows Church Lane with blocks of four through terraced houses on the left numbered 20 - 64. On the right of the image is the entrance to Pinfold Lane in the foreground with the Cricket Ground beyond.
[29]Church Lane, numbers 11 to 19 (Garforth)
Church Lane, numbers 11 to 191905. Postcard showing an old property numbered as 11 to 19 Church Lane. In the foreground, left, behind the hedging is the cricket ground. Between the cricket ground and the first house a boy stands with a bicycle. This is the junction with Pinfold Lane. A cross, marked on the window of the second house from the left, suggests that this house was called Neva Villas according to information written on the reverse side of the postcard. In the background the Sunday School and the Methodist Chapel are visible.
[30]Church Lane, showing the Park Hotel (Pudsey) (2 comments)
Church Lane, showing the Park Hotel1979. View of Church Lane showing the Park Hotel on the left, a Webster's public house. It was originally a farmhouse built by Benjamin Farrer in 1734 and has a datestone over the door. It became an inn in the early eighteenth century when it is believed the upper storey was added. It was known as the New Inn until the late 19th century when the nearby St. Lawrence Cricket Club site was acquired by the Local Board for conversion to a park. From then on the pub was known as the Park Hotel.
[31]Churwell Cricket Team, team photograph with trophy (Morley)
Churwell Cricket Team, team photograph with trophyc1914. View shows Churwell Cricket Team photographed with a trophy around the time of the start of the First World War. A few of the players are missing from the photograph and are shown as insets, some wearing Army or Navy uniforms. The names of those pictured are given as: Back Row - G.Charlesworth, Harrison, J.Graham, Heald, G.Shippin, E.Stokes, H.Stocks, Crabtree. 3rd Row - H.Stocks, J.Jagger, F.Fowler. 2nd Row - W.Burkin, J.Dunwell, A.Simpson, W.Holmes, Tetley, H.Armitage, H.Stocks, J.Fowler. Front Row - Mr Hinchcliffe, A.Harrison, H.Barron, T.Botheras, W.Hemingway, W.Botheras. Inset - S.Wilkinson ?, W.Swift, H.Shackleton. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[32]City of Leeds Training College, ladies cricket team (Headingley)
City of Leeds Training College, ladies cricket teamc1920s. View shows a ladies' cricket team from the City of Leeds Training College. The girls are pictured around a large round shield with the two on either side of it holding a cricket bat. Dorothy Margaret Bewick is on the back row, right.
[33]City of Leeds Training College, ladies' cricket team (Headingley)
City of Leeds Training College, ladiesc1920s. View shows a ladies' cricket team from the City of Leeds Training College, pictured displaying a large round shield. Members of the team include Elsie Stockdale, back row, third from left and Dorothy Margaret Bewick, middle row, left.
[34]City of Leeds Training College, ladies' cricket team (Headingley)
City of Leeds Training College, ladiesc1920s. View shows a ladies' cricket team from the City of Leeds Training College. Among those pictured is Dorothy Margaret Bewick, standing in the middle of the back row.
[35]Coloured Aerial View, Headingley Cricket and Rugby Grounds (Headingley)
Coloured Aerial View, Headingley Cricket and Rugby Grounds1972 Coloured aerial view of Headingley Cricket and Rugby Grounds. Coming in from middle left is Kirkstall Lane, passing the oval Cricket Ground. Below is the oblong Rugby Ground. St Michaels Lane is seen on the right, passing the Rugby Ground.
[36]Colton Cricket Club, School Lane (Colton) (2 comments)
Colton Cricket Club, School Lane2000. A view of Colton Cricket Club ground and pavilion, off School Lane. The club has four senior sides. The first, second and third teams have played in the Aire and Wharfe League since 2000 (time of writing, 2003). The club also supports a thriving junior section and holds many social events.
[37]Colville Terrace, towards Beeston Road (Beeston)
Colville Terrace, towards Beeston Roadc1975. View along Colville Terrace looking towards Beeston Road with Shaftesbury House hostel for the homeless on the far side. The spire of the congregational church can be seen centre left. Children are playing cricket and one riding a bike in the middle of the road. The junction with Maitland Street is to the right with number 21 on the corner, an off-licence.
[38]Commercial Inn, Elland Road (Churwell)
Commercial Inn, Elland RoadJune 2002. View shows the Commercial Inn situated on Churwell Hill, Elland Road. When the inn was first built, the old road ran by what is now the back door of the pub. This situation changed when the new road was built, which left the front door elevated from the pavement and highway. It is believed that Bobby Peel, the Yorkshire and England cricketer, erected the steps by the door when he was the landlord around 1900. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[39]Commercial Inn, number 78 Elland Road (Churwell) (2 comments)
Commercial Inn, number 78 Elland RoadApril 1968. View of the Commercial Inn at 78 Elland Road, at this time a Tetley's public house. The steps up to the entrance were built by the famous Yorkshire and England Cricketer, Robert Peel (1857 - 1941) who became Landlord of the Inn in the early 1900s. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[40]Commercial Street, barber (Rothwell)
Commercial Street, barberUndated. View shows the premises of Arthur Sunderland, barber, also known locally as a cricket enthusiast. The building, of which the shop was a part, was situated on the south side of Commercial Street, opposite Meynell Avenue. It was once an Elizabethan gentleman's residence, owned in the 18th century by Sir William Lowther of Swillington, and rebuilt in the 19th century by Mr Holmes of Methley.
[41]'Crabtree Cricket Team', R.W. Crabtree & Sons Ltd., Water Lane (Holbeck) (11 comments)
c1966/1967. Image shows members of the 'Crabtree Cricket Team' as they pose for a group photograph. They are employees of R.W. Crabtree & Sons Ltd., an engineering firm located in Water Lane. The sender of this image, Michael Aspinall, served his apprenticeship with the firm. Not every member of the team is identified but names are as follows: Back row, from left to right: Allen Heslop, Peter Mills, (unknown), Michael Aspinall, David Crabtree, Michael Harper, (unknown), Ken ? Front row, from left to right: (unknown), Paul Shevill, Tony Kelly, John Bray, (unknown). Any further identifications would be appreciated.
[42]Crag Farm, oil painting (Alwoodley) (4 comments)
Crag Farm, oil paintingUndated. Oil painting by local artist, Joe Tunnington, showing a farm under a blanket of snow. It is believed to be Crag Farm, also known as Todd's Farm, situated on Crag Lane, which is now the site of Alwoodley Cricket Club.
[43]Crag Farm, watercolour painting by Joe Tunnington (Adel)
Crag Farm, watercolour painting by Joe Tunningtonc1955. Image shows Crag Farm (now demolished) as painted in watercolour by local artist Joe Tunnington around the mid 1950s. It was located on Crag Lane, now the site of Alwoodley Cricket Club and used to belong to the well known Todd family. Access was from King Lane via Crag "Path" or "Lane". (Both names seem to have been accepted locally).
[44]Cricket Club, Lister Hill (Horsforth)
Cricket Club, Lister Hill1911. Photograph of Lister Hill Baptist Church cricket club.
[45]Cricket Ground, with original wooden pavilion (Garforth) (1 comment)
Cricket Ground, with original wooden pavilionUndated. View of the cricket ground located on the north side of Church Lane. In the background the original wooden pavilion is visible, which was painted in the traditional colours of green and white. The cricket ground was originally laid out by Job Barber, listed as a gardener of Barley Hill in the Whites' Directory of 1891. The first club was called the 'Club for Garforth Gentlemen.' It merged with Garforth Colliery Team when it began to be known as Garforth Cricket Club. In the background behind the pavilion are semi-detached houses on the Oak Estate. Council plans were approved for this estate in 1936. It was named the Oak Estate on 20th July 1938 and comprised 3 and 4 bedroomed homes.
[46]Cricket Hill Cottages (Gildersome)
Cricket Hill Cottages1964. Front view of Cricket Hill Cottages. These were accessed by a footpath from Gelderd Road, to the north east of Gildersome.
[47]Cricket Pavilion, Church Lane (Garforth)
Cricket Pavilion, Church Lane1909. View of the cricket pavilion situated in the north-east corner of the cricket ground in Church Lane. This was the original pavilion, now demolished. It was painted in the traditional colours of green and white. The ground was laid out by Job Barber. He is recorded as a gardener of Barley Hill in White's Directory of 1891. The cricket club was originally called the 'Club for Garforth Gentlemen'. It amalgamated with Garforth Colliery Team and then became known as Garforth Cricket Club. These spectators are seated in front of the pavilion for F.P. Fawcett's cricket match held in the August of 1909.
[48]Cricket Team, Horsforth Baptists (Horsforth)
Cricket Team, Horsforth Baptists1960. Team photograph of team playing for Horsforth Baptist's Church. They are pictured in the 'Coppice'. St Margarets Church is in the background.
[49]Cricket team, Horsforth Grove Church (Horsforth)
Cricket team, Horsforth Grove Church1929 Horsforth Grove Methodist Church cricket team, winners of the Wharfedale laegue in 1929. Team were as follows: Back row, left to right G. Smythe, H. Jones, S. Langford, A. Walker, A. Jones, E. Clark, E. Wilkinson, W. Waterhouse. The front row, left to right were J. Allen, W. Walker, E. Walker, Sam Waterhouse, Stanley Long, B. Appleyard, C. Wilson.
[50]Cricket Team, Woodside (Horsforth)
Cricket Team, WoodsideUndated. Cricket team in fancy dress, photographed in a field off Low Lane. To the left, railway bridge can be seen, with the embankment in the background. This is now part of the Ring Road, near Red Roofs garage.