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[1]Ardill & Co., metal checks manufacturer, Ridge Works, Fly Presses (Meanwood)
Ardill & Co., metal checks manufacturer, Ridge Works, Fly PressesUndated. Image shows the fly presses used to manufacture metal checks or discs at the small, family run business of Ardill & Co. at Ridge Works in Meanwood Road. The business originated in the 19th Century with John Ardill. An 1872 Directory for Leeds lists him as a 'clasp manufacturer' at number 7 Fountain Street and at that time he was living at number 5 Willow Terrace Road. By 1882 he was in business with his brother Thomas under the name of John Ardill & Co., medallists, die sinkers, stampers & piercers & rubber stamp makers, with premises at number 10 Little Woodhouse Street. It was John's sons, Clifford (born 1880) and Leslie (born 1882) who continued the business. The firm had moved to Ridge Works in Meanwood Road. This image was taken when the grandson of John Ardill, Brian Ardill (born 1907), was running the business.
[2]Ardill & Co., Metal Checks Manufacturer's, Ridge Works, The Office (Meanwood)
Ardill & Co., Metal Checks ManufacturerUndated. Image shows the office of Ardill & Co., manufacturers of metal checks, located at Ridge Works in Meanwood Road. The metal checks were tin discs, made by hand on a fly press, sometimes numbered and used, for example, for coal sacks. This was a small family business and the 1882 Leeds Post Office Directory lists John Ardill & Co., medallists, die sinkers, stampers and piercers & rubber stamp makers as, at that time, being in premises in Little Woodhouse Street. The company was run by brothers, John Ardill of 17 Lyddon Terrace and Thomas Ardill of 45 Kensington Terrace. The business eventually moved to Ridge Works on Meanwood Road and was continued by the two sons of John and Annie Ardill, Clifford, born in 1880 and Leslie, born in 1882. One of their sons, Brian Ardill, born in 1907, carried on the business until his death in the early 1960s. His wife Eleanor Mary, known as 'Mollie', kept it running for several years after his death prior to it being sold.
[3]Caledonian Road nos. 11 - 15 (Woodhouse)
Caledonian Road nos. 11 - 1520th July 1960 Little Woodhouse Street is on the left, the spire of St George's Church, Great George Street can be seen. Moving right, a van is parked outside number 2 Little Woodhouse Street, this was a fishmongers and greengrocers, business of N. Ware. Next 11 Caledonian Road, followed by 13 and 15 which is on the right.
[4]Caledonian Road, Back Blundell Terrace (Woodhouse)
Caledonian Road, Back Blundell Terrace7th July 1960 Back Blundell Terace is on the left. Caledonian Road is in the foreground, towards the right is the junction where the road merges into Little Woodhouse Street.
[5]Caledonian Street no. 43A (Woodhouse)
Caledonian Street no. 43A26th July 1960 This is looking up Caledonian Street from the Little Woodhouse Street end. Number 43A is towards the right, with the street lamp on the pavement outside.
[6]Caledonian Street nos. 13 - 19 (Woodhouse)
Caledonian Street nos. 13 - 1926th July 1960 Number 19 Caledonian Street is on the left, moving right are 17, 15 then 13. The property on the right edge faces onto Little Woodhouse Street.
[7]Clarendon Road (Woodhouse)
Clarendon Road 28th December 1962. View of Clarendon Road, looking towards Woodhouse Lane. The name was derived from Edward Hyde, first Earl of Clarendon (1609-1674). Many fine houses were built from around 1838, the first building was the inspiration of John Atkinson, owner of Little Woodhouse Hall. The road was designed to begin slightly west of St. Georges Church which was then new, and then climb towards Woodhouse Moor.
[8]Coventry Place (Woodhouse)
Coventry Place18th July 1960 View of Coventry Place looking from the direction of Blundell Street towards Little Woodhouse Street.
[9]Coventry Place nos. 26, 28 (Woodhouse)
Coventry Place nos. 26, 2818th July 1960 Pair of houses on Coventry Place, number 28 on the left and 26 to the right. Little Woodhouse Street is on the left. Behind lay Warwick Place, numbers 25/27 were the backs of the houses in view.
[10]Cromer Street (Woodhouse)
Cromer Street 7th January 1963. Looking from Cloberry Street to the corner of Cromer Street. The houses faced onto Clarendon Place. Cloberry Street was named after Cloberry Silly Woodcock, one of the inheritors of Julia Lyddon's estate. This estate turned much of the little Woodhouse area over to builders and Leeds University Campus eventually encompassed many of the Terraces and houses.
[11]Cromer Terrace, numbers 5 and 7 (Cromer House) (Woodhouse)
Cromer Terrace, numbers 5 and 7 (Cromer House)c1930s. View of numbers 5 (left) and 7 Cromer Terrace, a pair of substantial, red brick semi-detached houses. Cromer Terrace is originally named Bodmin Street on the sale plan of 1845, after Frederick Silly Parkyn who lived near Bodmin. He was a grand-nephew of Julia Lyddon, nee Silly, who in 1789 had inherited the 19 acre estate, located between Woodhouse Lane and Little Woodhouse, from her wealthy merchant Uncle, Wade Preston. Formerly fields, the area was developed and extended over many years of the nineteenth century. These houses were built between 1881 and 1882 and number 5 on the left (named Cromer House) was originally built for Joseph Hepworth, clothing manufacturer of Wellington Street, and at this time was called Roseneath. Number 7 was named the Abnalls and was the home of Land Agent, John Pickering in 1882. His business was at Oriental Chambers in Cookridge Street. At the time the photograph was taken, in the 1930s, James Jelloo Jackson was one of the occupants of number 7. Nowadays the pair of houses are part of the University of Leeds, housing the careers centre.
[12]Exmouth Terrace (Grove) (Little London)
Exmouth Terrace (Grove)Undated Five substantial terrace houses which comprised Exmouth Terrace. Number 5 is on the left, 4, 3, 2, 1 follow in sequence. During the 19th century, prosperous middle-class families were moving away from the immediate city centre, Little Woodhouse estate had been built, then this area between Woodhouse Lane and Camp Road was built on. Seen here in the early 1950s these houses were neglected and under a slum clearance order, originally they had been a prestigious row of desirable homes, the stone posts on the right had supported a gate, creating a private pathway to the front of the houses.
[13]Fenton Street nos. 104, 110, 112, 118 (Woodhouse) (5 comments)
Fenton Street nos. 104, 110, 112, 11812th September 1960 Fenton Street was the edge of the Little Woodhouse area, as it merged with the City Centre. It was largely demolished for the building of the Inner Ring Road, only a few shops and the Fenton public house at the Woodhouse Lane end remain. On the left is number 118, moving right are 112, 110 and 104 on the right. These were back-to-back houses, the rear of the street was numbered in staggered order with the front. On the left is a road sign for the A660 Otley Road via Woodhouse Lane.
[14]Hyde Terrace (Woodhouse)
Hyde Terrace30th January 1963. This view is looking at Hyde Terrace, the wall is the boundary for the grounds of Little Woodhouse Hall. A sign for Buckton's Garage is on the wall, which was 5 Hyde Terrace, it was situated in premises behind the Hall. To the right is the corner with Hyde Street.
[15]Hyde Terrace, houses. (Hyde Park)
Hyde Terrace, houses.15th April 1939. View shows Hyde Terrace on the left and Little Woodhouse Street on the right. A wall separates the two. The roads are cobbled and streets paved with stone sets. Terraced houses on Mentone Street are in the background. The chimney of Leeds Women's Hospital can be seen in the distance.
[16]Hyde Terrace, lithograph (Woodhouse)
Hyde Terrace, lithograph1877 The image shows a lithograph from a drawing by Edward John Dodgshun (1854-1927) who began his career as an architect in Leeds in 1875. The drawing shows Hyde Terrace, a fine terrace of brick constructed Victorian villas. Plans of the ground and first floor are also included. The picture appeared in, The Building News dated 19th January 1877. Hyde Terrace is situated between Clarendon Road and Little Woodhouse Street. Other members of the Dodgshun family are listed as residents of Hyde Terrace for the year 1882.
[17]Hyde Terrace, Little Woodhouse Hall (Woodhouse)
Hyde Terrace, Little Woodhouse Hall31st January 1963. This was initially a plain 3 storey manor house for Little Woodhouse. Christopher Thompson described as a gentleman rebuilt the property in 1740. It was let with land in 1741. It was purchased by Thomas Coupland, a distiller in 1793. He was bankrupt in 1822 and the property was then bought by John Atkinson, he was a Leeds solicitor, when he died in 1833, his two sons inherited the Hall. Alterations of this period are attributed to John Clarke with interior improvements and designs by William Reid Corson and Edward La Trobe Bateman. John Everett Millais, aged 18, gained his first major commission, painting a set of 6 lunettes (oil on canvas) to decorate the hall. The works depict Infancy, Youth, Manhood, Old Age, Music and Poetry. All half-moon shaped, to position over doorways, done in 1847. They are now housed in Leeds City Art Gallery. William Hey surgeon (descendant of the William Hey who was instrumental in founding Leeds Infirmary) sold the house to Leeds Council in 1855 to be used as the Judges Lodging, along with the gardens of Woodhouse square.
[18]Hyde Terrace, Little Woodhouse Hall (Woodhouse)
Hyde Terrace, Little Woodhouse Hall31st January 1963. View of Little Woodhouse Hall, purchased by the council in 1855 to be used as the Judges Lodgings. It was later used as part of the Art College until 1973. It was then divided into 6 appartments to be used by medical staff. It has now been renovated and used for mental health care, and a community facility for children and younger people.
[19]Hyde Terrace, Little Woodhouse Hall (Woodhouse)
Hyde Terrace, Little Woodhouse Hall31st January 1963. To the left is part of Little Woodhouse Hall, temporary classrooms can be seen. A Child Guidance Bureau was operated from here, the Hall was also used as part of the Art College until 1973.
[20]Hyde Terrace, Little Woodhouse Hall (Woodhouse)
Hyde Terrace, Little Woodhouse Hall30th January 1963. Temporary school premises to the back of Little Woodhouse Hall, situated off Hyde Terrace. It was part of the Child Guidance Clinic.
[21]Hyde Terrace, Little Woodhouse Hall, School (Woodhouse)
Hyde Terrace, Little Woodhouse Hall, School30th January 1963. View from Hyde Street into the grounds of Little Woodhouse Hall. This building was behind the hall and was used as a school by the Child Guidance Bureau.
[22]Hyde Terrace, no.5, Little Woodhouse Hall, Buckton's Garage (Woodhouse)
Hyde Terrace, no.5, Little Woodhouse Hall, Buckton30th January 1963. This garage was situated to the back of Little Woodhouse Hall, off Hyde Terrace. The business was run by Buckton's and offered taxis and ambulances. They also had an office at 18 New Station Street.
[23]Hyde Terrace, Procession to Assizes, Judges Lodgings (Woodhouse) (2 comments)
Hyde Terrace, Procession to Assizes, Judges Lodgings1903 View is taken on the steps of Judges Lodgings at number 1 Hyde Terrace. The Judge's House was situated at the corner of Clarendon Road, Little Woodhouse Street and Hyde Terrace. This was the procession to Assizes, where visiting judges were transported from their accommodation to the courthouse in a horsedrawn carriage escorted by members of the Leeds Mounted Police seen in the background on the left. In front of the carriage stand two buglers holding their instruments. Both are members of the Leeds Rifles Light Infantry Regiment. On the left is Bugle Major, James Pugh with Bugler William Herbert Brown on the right. The Tipstaff stands beside the open carriage door wearing a bicorn hat. In the centre of the group of judges, on the steps to the right, stands Lieut Col John Walker Stead in full Leeds Rifles dress. He was the prosecuting solicitor. At this time, the housekeeper of the Judges House was Mrs Annie Hall.
[24]Kendal Place nos. 7 - 15 (City Centre) (2 comments)
Kendal Place nos. 7 - 1521st August 1959 The end of Kendal Place is on the left, beyond which is Kendal Lane. Kendal Place and adjoining streets were built on what plots remained from the estates of Little Woodhouse. The size and style of the houses varied as different builders erected them. This side of Kendal Place was comprised of through properties which backed onto the grounds of Denison Hall. Number 7 Kendal Place is to the left moving right, numbers follow in sequence, 15 is the two storey house on the right, not counting the basement.
[25]Leeds University, aerial view (Woodhouse)
Leeds University, aerial viewUndated Aerial view of Leeds University and the surrounding area. Woodhouse Lane can be seen along the top right of the photo with the Inner Ring Road running down below this. Towards the bottom are the Leeds Dental Hospital (centre) and the Clarendon Wing of Leeds General Infirmary (right). Little Woodhouse Street runs between the two while Clarendon Road is on the bottom left, with Hyde Place, Hyde Street and Hyde Terrace.
[26]Leighton Lane (City Centre)
Leighton Lane16th November 1960 Image shows a view taken from the rear garden of number 23 Little Woodhouse Street looking onto Leighton Lane and the rear of number 5 Woodbine Square a through by light terraced house.
[27]Leighton Lane nos. 56 - 60 (City Centre)
Leighton Lane nos. 56 - 6016th November 1960 On the left are numbers 58 and 60, two back-to-back terraced houses wiht Little Woodhouse Street on the far left. On the right is number 56, a through terraced property.
[28]Leighton Lane, rear of properties in Belmont Grove (Woodhouse) (1 comment)
Leighton Lane, rear of properties in Belmont Grove31st January 1963. View from Leighton Lane showing the rear of properties which front Belmont Grove. These properties are divided into flats and a notice gives the flat numbers, 14a, 14, 18a, with an entrance through the gate on the right edge. Leighton Lane is situated between Little Woodhouse Street and Clarendon Road, and Belmont Grove is also off Clarendon Road, between Leighton Lane and Chorley Lane. These buildings were demolished to build the Clarendon Wing of Leeds General Infirmary.
[29]Little Woodhouse Hall (City Centre)
Little Woodhouse HallUndated. Little Woodhouse Hall. From Mr Brown's photographs of old Leeds.
[30]Little Woodhouse Street (Woodhouse) (3 comments)
Little Woodhouse StreetUndated, Postcard view of Little Woodhouse Street, looking from Clarendon Road towards Caledonian Road. To the left is the end of Hyde Terrace, the wall has a message chalked on it 'Errand Boys Rest'. On the right, a row of Old Houses with irregular roof lines can be seen, the junction with Leighton Lane is in the middle of the houses on the right (a single tall chimney can be seen behind). On the right edge is Chorley Lane.
[31]Little Woodhouse Street (Woodhouse) (9 comments)
Little Woodhouse Street8th July 1960 Little Woodhouse Stret, on the left edge Mentone Place is just visible, moving right are Mentone Grove, the Seminary Street. The Little Woodhouse Street is Springfield Place, number 1 is in view.
[32]Little Woodhouse Street (Woodhouse) (1 comment)
Little Woodhouse StreetView of old brick buildings with stone flagged roof. The houses are two small storeys high with small square windows in the main. A chimney has been rebuilt to the left and other roof repairs are visible. Photo shows stone set road.
[33]Little Woodhouse Street no. 1 (Woodhouse) (2 comments)
Little Woodhouse Street no. 17th July 1960 View of Little Woodhouse Street with Warwick Terrace on the left. Number 1 is a grocers and off licence shop, the business of Allen Holliday. There are painted wall signs for various beers, including Guinness, Heys Gold Cup and Mackeson Stout. Moving right, numbers 3 to 7 are also shops, next is the junction with Warwick Street. On the right, Back Springfield Place is across from the Warwick Street corner.
[34]Little Woodhouse Street no. 17 (City Centre)
Little Woodhouse Street no. 1716th November 1960 Image shows a large detached property with Leighton Lane visible on the left.
[35]Little Woodhouse Street no. 17, Rear View (City Centre)
Little Woodhouse Street no. 17, Rear View16th November 1960 On the left of the image i the gable end of number 19 Little Woodhouse Street with a large garden at the front. On the right is the rear of number 17 Little Woodhouse Street, a through terraced property with a large rear garden.
[36]Little Woodhouse Street nos. 23 - 27, Rear View (City Centre)
Little Woodhouse Street nos. 23 - 27, Rear View16th November 1960 Image shows the rear entrances and gardens of a row of through terraced houses fronting onto Little Woodhouse Street.
[37]Little Woodhouse Street nos. 25, 27 (City Centre)
Little Woodhouse Street nos. 25, 2716th November 1960 Image shows a row of houses fronting onto Little Woodhouse Street. On the far right is Chorley Lane.
[38]Little Woodhouse Street nos. 2a, 2 (Woodhouse) (11 comments)
Little Woodhouse Street nos. 2a, 27th July 1960 Little Woodhouse Street is to the left, Caledonian Road on the right. At the junction are numbers 2a, then 2 Little Woodhouse Street. Number 2 is N. Ware, selling fish, fruit and vegetables. The shop sign also advertises that he is a rabbit salesman. Painted on the window is a list of foods on offer that day: peaches, pears, grapefruit, lemons, garden peas, broad beans, Coss(as spelled) lettuce, gooseberries, fresh herrings, Scarboro Woof(fish), cod, haddock, Finnan(haddock), Kippers, fishcakes. There are two public telephone call boxes and a street lamp on the corner.
[39]Little Woodhouse Street nos. 3 - 7 (Woodhouse) (2 comments)
Little Woodhouse Street nos. 3 - 77th July 1960 Number 1 Little Woodhouse Street is on the left and partly in view. This was an off licence business run by Allen Holliday. Next right, T. Gatenby has a shoe repair shop at 3. W.A. Kemp, family butcher has a double fronted shop, number 5. On the right, 7 is Radley's newsagents. The Fuel Store at 7A Warwick Street has a lorry outside. Little Woodhouse Street continues to the right.
[40]Little Woodhouse Street nos. 4, 6 (Woodhouse) (1 comment)
Little Woodhouse Street nos. 4, 67th July 1960 Caledonian Street is on the left, moving right, a house and a Tetley's off licence shop are at 6 Little Woodhouse Street. This was the business of J.J. Harvey, there is a notice in the window advertising a Summer Fair at the nearby St George's Church. Number 4 is a fish and chip shop, Mentone Fisheries.
[41]Little Woodhouse Street nos. 9B - 13 (City Centre)
Little Woodhouse Street nos. 9B - 1311th November 1960 Image shows the junction of Woodbine Place (left) and Little Woodhouse Street (right). At the corner is number 9b Little Woodhouse Street, the E. Thompson, groceries and provisions store with produce visible stacked in the windows. Other products advertised around the building exterior include Echo margarine, Dewars while label scotch whisky, and lemon Barley Water. On the right is number 11, a through terraced property and on the far right number 13, a back-to-back terraced house.
[42]Little Woodhouse Street nos. 9b - 15 (City Centre) (1 comment)
Little Woodhouse Street nos. 9b - 1511th November 1960 On the far left is number 9b, the E. Thompson grocery and provisions store where a variety of goods are visible on display in the window. On the right is number 11, a through terraced property while on the far right are numbers 13 to 15, two back-to-back terraced houses. The ginnel on the right of number 15 allows access to Woodbine Square properties.
[43]Little Woodhouse Street, Back Springfield Place (Woodhouse)
Little Woodhouse Street, Back Springfield Place7th July 1960 This section of Little Woodhouse Street has Back Springfield Place leading off on the right. Access to Caledonian Street was down Springfield Place.
[44]Little Woodhouse Street, Leighton Lane (City Centre)
Little Woodhouse Street, Leighton Lane16th November 1960 Image shows on the far left number 15 Little Woodhouse Street. Visible on the right are two back-to-back terraced houses numbers 58 and 60 Leighton Lane.
[45]Seminary Street no. 2, Springfield Place no. 1 (Woodhouse) (1 comment)
Seminary Street no. 2, Springfield Place no. 18th July 1960 Seminary Street is on the left, the house facing onto Little Woodhouse Street with posters on the gable wall is number 2 Seminary Street. Adjacent on the right, also facing Little Woodhouse Street is 1 Springfield Place. The basement of this house is Payne's shoe repair shop, also an agency for Imperial Laundry. The posters advertise eggs and 'Turog' bread.
[46]Seminary Street nos. 10 - 18 (Woodhouse)
Seminary Street nos. 10 - 1828th July 1960 This view is looking up Seminary Street from Little Woodhouse Street. This property fronted onto Springfield Place between 15 to 19. Moving in from the left is a single storey building which in the past had been used for small business. In 1913 for example number 18 (left side) was occupied by John Croslard, plumber and the right side, 16 by Miss Hannah Hunt, sculptor. Behind was number 14, moving right are 12 then 10.
[47]Springfield Mount, Mount Hotel (Woodhouse) (1 comment)
Springfield Mount, Mount Hotel30th January 1963. View of the Mount Hotel, looking to the rear from Clarendon Road. The Hotel has now been replaced by a Community Health Trust facility, which replaces some of the services of High Royds Hospital, Menston. A large percentage of property in the Little Woodhouse area belongs to Leeds University or Leeds N.H.S. Trust.
[48]Springfield Place nos. 2 - 6 (Woodhouse)
Springfield Place nos. 2 - 628th July 1960 Number 6 Springfield Place is partly in view on the left, then 4 and 2 at the right end. This is the juction with Little Woodhouse Street.
[49]Springfield Place nos. 2 - 8 (Woodhouse)
Springfield Place nos. 2 - 828th July 1960 This is the beginning of Springfield Place, number 8 is on the left, then 6 and 4. The last building on the right is number 2, this is the junction with Little Woodhouse Street.
[50]Springfield Place nos. 24 - 36 (Woodhouse)
Springfield Place nos. 24 - 3628th July 1960 Looking down Springfield Place in the direction of Little Woodhouse Street. On the left is a passage leading to Back Springfield Place and the rear entrances of the houses. Next number 36, then moving right numbers follow in descending order to 24 on the right.