leodis logo

Leeds City Council

Open archives compliant site

Supported by BIG Lottery Fund

Enrich UK Lottery Fund

Results Found (435), Result Page (1 of 87)
Search Aspect ( Meanwood )
Location - Leeds & District

[1]
"Bus Vale" Rugby League Football Club, 1913 to 1914 Winners (Buslingthorpe) (4 comments)
Black & White image1913. Image shows the players and members of "Bus Vale" (Buslingthorpe) Rugby League Football Club as they proudly pose with their winning trophies and shield. They are pictured in front of what was then the premises of Wine & Spirit Retailer, Isaac Taylor, of number 240 Meanwood Road, located between the junctions of Firnley Street and Buslingthorpe Green. This was known as the Junction Hotel. In the 1920s "Bus Vale" Rugby League Football Club transferred to their new home ground, the former site of Rowley's quarry which closed in 1916 and was subsequently filled-in. On the right, with dark hair parted down the centre and crouched on one knee, is John Charles Hill who was born in 1890. He worked as a currier at one of the local tanneries (possibly Buslingthorpe Tannery - Broadhead & Conyers). Any more information regarding the history of the team and identification of anyone in the picture is welcomed.
[internal reference; 2012109_174080:LEO 6988]
[2]
Aerial view over Harehills from Sheepscar (Sheepscar)
Black & White image1983. Aerial view over Harehills from Sheepscar showing E.B. Balmforth Ltd. Leather Manufacturers at number 4 Meanwood Road, the white building in the foreground. On the right, in the foreground, is the former Leeds, Skyrac and Morley Savings Bank at number 183 North Street, at the junction with Meanwood Road. At the top right is the former Kepler Council school which later became known as Roseville County Secondary School and fronts Gledhow Road. The low wide building near the top left edge is UBM Rycroft, Plumbers's and Builder's Merchant in Roseville Avenue. Properties in Roseville Road can be seen a quarter of the way down from the top edge.
[internal reference; 2009922_169422:LEO 4395]
[3]
Aerial View, Meanwood Road (Buslingthorpe) (18 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, On the left of the image is Meanwood Road with Buslingthorpe Lane on the right in the foreground. In the centre of the image are Carr Mills who specialised in the finishing and dyeing of cloth utilising water from the nearby Meanwood/Sheepscar Beck, which formed the northern boundary visible here in the top right corner. No longer a mill, some of these buildings are still in use.
[internal reference; 20031010_87647647:D LIP Carr 2]
[4]
Aerial View, Meanwood Road, Camp Road (Little London) (22 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.
[internal reference; 20031112_16997927:N LIB Camp (9)]
[5]
Aerial View, Meanwood Road, Camp Road (Little London) (2 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.
[internal reference; 20031112_48699588:N LIB Camp (11)]