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Search Aspect ( Rowland Road )
Location - Leeds & District

Beverley Terrace, in the direction of Lady Pit Lane. (Beeston)
Colour image2008. View of Beverley Terrace, an old street of red brick terraced houses, scheduled for demolition as part of a Regeneration Project. On the left, the houses are back-to-back with Beverley View. On the right, the houses are through, and back yards are accessed on Back Beverley Terrace. The trees on the right are in the grounds of Rowland Road Working Mens' Club at number 38 Rowland Road. The club once fronted Rowland Road but was demolished and rebuilt further back on land once part of a large property called Lindenthorpe. In 1947, Pollard, Drake and Quayle, Physicians and Surgeons were based at Lindenthorpe.
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Dewsbury Road Primary School, May Day Festivities (Beeston) (6 comments)
Black & White imageMay 1952. May Day festivities in the playground of Dewsbury Road County Primary School, often referred to by locals as Rowland Road School, as it was actually situated on that road. Each primary class had a May Queen while other children participated as pages and attendants, or engaged in Maypole dancing. The May Queen, seen here, is Christine Gatehouse from Class 4.
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Dewsbury Road Primary School, May Day Festivities (Beeston)
Black & White imageMay 1952. May Day festivities in the playground of Dewsbury Road County Primary School, also known as Rowland Road School. The boys' end of the school is visible in the background. Each primary class had its own May Queen; pictured here is Class 4's Queen, Christine Gatehouse, along with pages and attendants.
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Dewsbury Road Primary School, May Day festivities (Beeston) (6 comments)
Black & White imageMay 1952. A group photograph of Class 4 taken during May Day festivities at Dewsbury Road County Primary School, often referred to as Rowland Road School. The May Queen in the centre of the picture is Christine Gatehouse. The class teacher was Miss Bland, who was also the Junior School Headteacher. At age seven, children were moved into the Senior School, where there were separate ends of the school for boys and girls. At age eleven, those who passed the 11+ went on to Grammar Schools while the remainder completed their education at Rowland Road until age fifteen.
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Dewsbury Road, looking north (Hunslet) (6 comments)
Colour imagec1964. This photograph was taken standing in the garden of 254 Dewsbury Road (former surgery of Mr. H.W. Freer Dental Surgeon) about the end of 1964. It is taken across Dewsbury Road looking north towards the city centre. The large area of pavement in the foreground was the queueing area for the Pavilion Picture House which had closed down long before (in 1956). The side road on the left with a man walking up it is Rowland Road, then beyond the wall is no.244 Dewsbury Road, an end terrace belonging to Mrs. Jane Stocks who owned a flower and greengrocers shop just out of shot on the right (her son Barrie Stocks later opened another further up the road). The shop with the clock (first on the right) was a children's and ladies wear shop called Edna Louise. It had been here for over a decade and was known for fitted suits and quality dresses and hats. After the junction with Tunstall Road is a parade of shops numbered (from right) 217 to 207 Dewsbury Road, which include a fresh bread shop selling pastries and 'foreign' breads, and a herbalist run by Mr. Joe Hogan. Also in the parade are Senior's Butchers, Servo, J. Coombes & Co. Ltd, shoe repairers and H. Seal Ltd., painters and decorators. Following on from these is a Mobil garage selling petrol and cars, then the Methodist Church. Photograph and information courtesy of Noel Freer.
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