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Search Aspect ( Buslingthorpe Tannery )
Location - Leeds & District

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Broadhead and Conyers (Buslingthorpe)
Black & White image2nd March 1943. View of premises of Broadhead and Conyers, leather manufactures at Buslingthorpe Tannery on Meanwood Road near Jackson Road. In foreground are workmen laying foundations of an unidentified build up. On site is a cement mixer, wheelbarrows, bricks and other tools.
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Broadhead and Conyers (Buslingthorpe) (4 comments)
Black & White image23rd March 1943. View of Broadhead and Conyers, leather manufactures of Meanwood Road, near Jackson Road. In foreground are foundations and beginning of walls for unidentified building. On left are streets of terraced houses numbers 17 & 19 Jackson Road.
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Interior View of a Tannery (Buslingthorpe) (3 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Interior view of a tannery where six men, some wearing aprons, pause in their work for a photograph. In the foreground are heaps of hides, perhaps waiting to be processed. Machines with rollers are visible in the background, right. Nearest the camera is John Charles Hill who was born in 1890 in Kirkstead, Lincolnshire. His family moved to Leeds in the late 19th century and settled in the Woodhouse area. We would welcome any information as to which of the local tanneries this is. In another image (ID: 2012109_174080) John Charles Hill is pictured with other members of the "Bus Vale" Rugby League Football Club outside a beer house at number 240 Meanwood Road. The nearest tannery to this location would have been Broadhead & Conyers, curriers, known as Buslingthorpe Tannery. This was quite close, being situated between the junctions of Penraevon Place and Terrace and Jameson Street and Penraevon Grove and Avenue.
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Meanwood Road, Broadhead and Conyers (Buslingthorpe) (1 comment)
Black & White image13th April 1943. View of Broadhead and Conyers, leather manufacturers, of Buslingthorpe Tannery on Meanwood Road. In the foreground is a fenced off reservoir or tank of water.
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Meanwood Road, Broadhead and Conyers (Buslingthorpe)
Black & White image13th April 1943. View of Broadhead and Conyers, leather manufacturer, looking across what is probably a reservoir or tank of water. In the background are terraced houses in Jackson Road.
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