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Beeston Hill (Beeston) (3 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Image likely to date from around the turn of the Twentieth Century showing Beeston Hill. A number 60 tram, destination Hyde Park, is in view. Many people, including small children appear to be about to board the tram. A horse drawn van can be seen in the background.
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Beeston Hill Board School, interior view of classroom (Beeston)
Black & White image1893. Image shows the interior view of a clasroom belonging to Beeston Hill Board School, located in Beeston Road. The red brick school dates from 1880 and was built in the classic style to designs by R.L. Adams. The picture dates from the early years of the life of the school when the class teacher in charge of this room was Miss Mary Walker (1858-1911). She was the daughter of Robert Walker, the secretary of Holbeck Rugby Club in the 1890s. He was responsible for negotiating the purchase of the Elland Road ground for the club (now home to Leeds United). The photograph appears to have been taken from the perspective of Miss Walker's desk and there are many potted plants and pictures decorating the room. At the far end is a large fireplace. Desks are arranged in rows at either side and gas chandeliers are suspended from the ceiling down the centre of the classroom. Over the years the school has been known as Hillside Secondary School, Hillside Middle School and Hillside Primary School. Hillside Primary School merged with Greenwood Primary School to form New Bewerley Community School in 2005 and occupied the Hillside building until a new building was completed on the Greenwood site. Hillside was then bought by Tiger11, a community development trust. The building was reopened in 2008 as a community enterprise centre called, simply "Hillside".
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Beeston Hill Congregational Chapel (Holbeck) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. View of Beeston Hill Congregational Chapel located on Beeston Hill between the junctions of Colville Terrace, (left of centre) and Moorville Grove, (right edge). The chapel was constructed in the Italian style in 1865 at a cost of £3,100. The dwarf tower at the south-swest corner, seen here, has a concave slated spire. The chapel was built with 700 sittings and the adjoining schools, seen right, could accommodate 400 children.
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Beeston Hill Congregational Chapel, Interior View (Holbeck)
Black & White imageUndated. Interior view of Beeston Hill Congregational Chapel with a display of fruit and flowers for the Harvest Festival. The church was built in the Italian style in 1865 and could accommodate 700 people. In the background, at the top, is the church organ which cost £250 when it was installed. The chapel, and adjoining schools for 400 children, were situated on Beeston Hill between Moorville Grove and Colville Terrace.
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Beeston Hill Parish Church A.F.C. (Beeston)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows a young team from Beeston Hill Parish Church A.F.C. proudly posing with their cup. On the far right, seated on the front row, is a player with the surname Wheeler. The vicar, at the back, left, is the Reverend William Edward Smith, also known by his initials, W.E. He was at Beeston Hill Parish Church (St. Luke's) between 1918 and 1936.
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