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Crimbles Terrace, looking towards Huggan Row (Pudsey) (1 comment)
Colour image1975. View of Crimbles Terrace looking towards Huggan Row at the bottom. This is a street of stone terrace houses built in the nineteenth century. Huggan Row is named after William Huggan 1802-1869, a local cloth-maker and benefactor. He had held the office of Guardian of the Poor and the Overseer of the poor. In the late 1860s William Huggan was a councillor of the Bramley ward in Leeds Town Council. On the census of 1851 he is recorded as residing at Crimbles Green, a woollen cloth manufacturer with 73 men and 55 women in his employ. He purchased property at number 3 Crimbles Road which became a Grocer's shop run by his son, John Huggan (as listed on the census of 1851.)
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Huggan Row, bottom of Crimbles Terrace (Pudsey)
Colour imageUndated. View of Huggan Row from the bottom of Crimbles Terrace. This is a very old row of stone built terraced propertis named after the Huggan family of Pudsey. William Huggan (1802-1869) was a local cloth manufacturer and benefactor. He was also a Guardian of the Poor and the Overseer of the Poor, and became a councillor on Leeds Town Council for the Bramley Ward in the late 1860s. Huggans Row was built on Crimbles Green, and area of common land prior to the Enclosure Act of the early nineteenth century. The land was then parcelled into plots suitable for building on. Image courtesy of John Garnett.
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Kent Road, looking towards Lowtown (Pudsey)
Colour imageUndated. View of Kent Road (formerly Crimbles Road) looking in the direction of Lowtown. This is a very old part of Pudsey. The white-rendered house on the left was number 3 Kent Road though it has since been renumbered and is now number 6. It was built in about 1840 on behalf of grocer, Mary Webster, wife of the late John Webster, a Lowtown clothier who died in 1839. The house was once part of a row of three houses. The other two, now demolished, were built at an earlier date of 1820s/30s by John Webster. Mary Webster was formerly Mary Threapleton, the widow of shopkeeper Samuel Threapleton and had inherited her husband's estate. The white house in the image became the property of the Huggan family from about 1854 when it was sold to William Huggan. At that time it was occupied by William Briggs. However, later in the nineteenth century it became the residence of William Huggan's son, John. The 1871 census lists him as a grocer but also as a farmer of 22 acres. He was assisted in the shop at that time by his 16 year old daughter, Rhoda. (The grocery shop is thought to have been in the house next door, one of the ones built by John Webster and now demolished, but we have no evidence to confirm that at the moment.) The next old stone building, on the corner with Lowtown, was a well-established nineteenth century grocery business, that of Emanuel Mortimer, at numbers 87 to 91 Lowtown. At one time he had two shops in Pudsey. Opposite the junction with Kent Road is Lane End.
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Kent Road, old derelict stone built property (Pudsey)
Black & White image1970s. Image shows an old derelict stone built property located off Kent Road (formerly Crimbles Road). The building, on three storeys, was used by John Huggan, grocer, as a warehouse in the nineteenth century. The 1881 census lists John Huggan as a Grocer, a farmer of 22 acres and a coal merchant. This image appears by kind permission of Mr. Calvert.
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Lane End to Kent Road (formerly Crimbles Road) (Pudsey)
Colour imageUndated. View from Lane End across Lowtown to Kent Road (formerly Crimbles Road.) The large stone building is numbered 87 to 91 Lowtown and is a silk screen printers at this time. The building dates from 1854 and was built by instigation of the trustees of former grocer, Mary Webster's estate, Thomas Walker and William Webster. An access passage separated two houses and shop units. One of these was occupied by William Webster, a book keeper, and the other by a well known grocer of Pudsey, Emanuel Mortimer. The silk screen printers was established here in 1967 but the building was demolished in the 1990s. The white building dates from 1840 and was sold to William Huggan in 1854. In later years it became the home of his son John Huggan, who was a grocer and farmer. Huggan's grocer's was also a long-established and well-respected business in Pudsey.
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