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7th Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment (Leeds Rifles) 'C' Company's Scouting and Skirmishing Team (Little London) (4 comments)
Black & White imagec1911. Image shows a group portrait of 'C' Company's Scouting and Skirmishing Team, part of the 7th Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment (Leeds Rifles. They are pictured in front of a double doorway with their magnificent trophies. They were the winners of The Bingham Trophy, the enormous trophy seen centrally. It was manufactured in Sheffield in 1893 and is the largest piece of sterling silver hollow ware to be made at over three feet high and 11 feet in circumference. It cost £800 and was ordered by Colonel J.E. Bingham to be awarded to the winning Yorkshire Volunteers Battalion in the annual field-firing competition. The trophy disappeared from Brighouse Museum in the 1940s and has not been traced since. The team pictured are also the winners of the West Yorkshire Brigade Challenge Cup and the Robinson Cup, 1911 (a piece of plate worth £15 presented by Lieutenant Colonel Robinson). The soldiers are identified as; back row, from left to right, Rifleman J. Houston, Rifleman O. Smith (Reserve), Rifleman H. Walton. Middle Row, from left to right, Rifleman W. Lockwood, Lance Corporal F. Patrick, Corporal G. Stoyle, Rifleman A.P. Smith, Corporal J.P. Bartle. Front row, Lance Sergeant C. Schutz, Captain George E. St. C. Stockwell, Sergeant H. Schutz and finally Corporal P. Denbeigh. Several of these young men did not survive the Great War. The photograph is likely to have been taken outside Carlton Barracks in Carlton Hill, the home of the Leeds Rifles between 1887 and 1969.
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Aerial View, Meanwood Road, Camp Road (Little London) (24 comments)
Black & White image1963 In the centre of this view is a large area where houses have been demolished in line with slum clearance plans. Meanwood Road runs from the left to right edge in the lower half of the view. Gasometers at a Gasholder Station on Sheepscar Street North can be seen in the bottom left with Sheepscar Council School bottom right. Camp Road (now Oatland Lane) can be seen along the top of the cleared area where St Matthews Church stands alone. Above Camp Road, several new housing developments are visible. Carlton Towers to the left with Carlton Croft and Close to the right. At the time of this view, Carlton Garth had yet to be built. The back-to-back houses in the top right await demolition.
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Aerial View, Meanwood Road, Camp Road (Little London) (3 comments)
Black & White image1963 Aerial view showing three stages in the redevelopment of housing in Little London. In the bottom left corner, the walled banks of Sheepscar Beck are visible. Above this, Meanwood Road runs from the centre of the left edge towards the bottom right corner. On the right are rows of back-to-back houses, many deemed unfit for human habitation, which await demolition. Towards the left, St Matthews Church stands in a cleared area, former streets are clearly visible. Moving across Camp Road (now Oatland Lane) is an area of newly erected flats and maisonettes, the Carltons.
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Aerial View, Meanwood Road, Camp Road (Little London) (4 comments)
Black & White image1963 View looks across housing in Little London in the direction of Mabgate. Meanwood Road is on the left running almost parallel to the edge of the view. Meanwood Street runs across the area of cleared land where rows of back-to-back houses had stood. St Matthews Church stands amongst empty plots of land separated by the former streets. Further blocks of back-to-back seen in the bottom right await demolition and redevelopment. Camp Road (now Oatland Lane) runs through the centre of the view. Newly built blocks of flats are visible. The two T shaped buildings are both Carlton Towers with Carlton Close and Croft below.
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Albert Grove (Little London)
Black & White image1956, Small factory operated by D & M Clothiers Ltd. This was opposite the Jewish Women's Public Baths.
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