|||Commercial Inn, number 78 Elland Road (Churwell) (2 comments)
View of the Commercial Inn at 78 Elland Road, at this time a Tetley's public house. The steps up to the entrance were built by the famous Yorkshire and England Cricketer, Robert Peel (1857 - 1941) who became Landlord of the Inn in the early 1900s.
Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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|||Leeds Town Hall, exterior view (City Centre)
Postcard view of Leeds Town Hall, dating from the time that the statue of Queen Victoria (who opened the Town Hall in 1858) was situated at the front. This was erected in 1905 but moved to Woodhouse Moor in 1937. Also visible is a statue of Sir Robert Peel which transferred to Woodhouse Moor at the same time. Oxford Place is on the left of the Town Hall.
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|||Statue, Sir Robert Peel (City Centre)
|26th August 1936.
View of statue of Sir Robert Peel, founder of of the modern police founder of the modern police force. The monument by William Behnes was unveiled on August 20th 1882 outside the Courthouse Park Row and then taken to Victoria Square outside the Town Hall prior to removal to Woodhouse Moor in 1937.
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|||Town Hall (City Centre)
|Undated. An oblique view of Leeds Town Hall from the Headrow, with a good view of the clock tower and the guardian lions. In front is Victoria Square with the Victoria memorial and a statue of Sir Robert Peel.
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