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Location - Leeds & District

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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 Lowres, Bootmaker and Repairer, 183 Meanwood Road (Little London) (3 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows the premises of Albert Lowres, Bootmaker and Repairer, located at number 183 Meanwood Road. The proprietor, Albert James Lowres, is standing to the right of the group in the doorway and is wearing a long apron. He was born in 1871 in Shoreditch and his wife Annie, nee Green, (seen centrally) was born in Stansted in Essex. On the left is Albert's father, Edward William Lowres, who was born on 20th October, 1838 in Bristol. There is decorative arching over the window and the door, and advertising for Parrot Boot Polishes displayed on the glass. The shop was situated on the south-west side of Meanwood Road in a parade of properties between Cambridge Road and Oxford Road.
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Ardill & Co., metal checks manufacturer, Ridge Works, Fly Presses (Meanwood)
Black & White imageUndated. 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.
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Ardill & Co., Metal Checks Manufacturer, Ridge Works, Meanwood Road, the Store Room (Meanwood)
Black & White imageUndated. View of the store room at Ardill & Co., a family firm of three generations who manufactured metal checks or discs. The company was based at Ridge Works in Meanwood Road. At this time it would have been run by the grandson of the founder, Brian Ardill, who was born in 1907. His wife Eleanor Mary, or 'Mollie' as she was known, continued the business for a few years after his death in the early 1960s.
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Ardill & Co., Metal Checks Manufacturer, Ridge Works, the Fly Press (Meanwood) (1 comment)
Black & White imageImage taken at Ardill & Co., metal checks manufacturers at Ridge Works in Meanwood Road. The worker is hand-making metal checks or discs by operating a fly press. This small company was founded by John Ardill and his brother Thomas in the 19th century and continued over three generations. At the time of this photograph it was run by the grandson of John Ardill, Brian Ardill, born in 1907.
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