leodis logo

Leeds City Council

Open archives compliant site

Supported by BIG Lottery Fund

Enrich UK Lottery Fund

Results Found (3), Result Page (1 of 1)
Search Aspect ( St. Clement''s Church )
Location - Leeds & District

Barrage Balloon (Roundhay) (10 comments)
Black & White image16th May 1940 Image shows a Barrage Balloon which has broken away from its moorings on the East Coast and is drifting over the West Yorkshire Bus Depot on Roseville Road. In the distance can be seen St. Clement's Church which once stood at Sheepscar. The area in the foreground was known as 'the quarry' in the 1960s and was an old brickworks.
[internal reference; 2004116_53908938:N L4 Barrage (1)]
Chapeltown Road area, following demolition (Sheepscar) (6 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. View of a site off Chapeltown Road where a large area of terraced housing has been demolished as part of a major redevelopment of the area. St. Clement's Church, on the left, is still standing here but this too was shortly to be demolished. Much of the area is now taken up with Thomas Danby College and playing fields.
[internal reference; 2010624_170930:LEO 6058]
Sheepscar Junction, Road-working vehicles (Sheepscar) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows two road-working vehicles driven by men in suits and flat caps. Their passengers would appear to be dignitaries and it may be to do with extending the tramlines. The vehicles are at Sheepscar junction where Sheepscar Street North, left, Chapeltown Road, centre, and Roundhay Road, off camera, right. Behind the camera are the junction with North Street and Sheepscar Street South. The first electric trams in England using the Thomas-Houston system began running between Sheepscar and Roundhay Park on 11th November 1891. The Leeds Corporation took control of the tramways on 2nd February 1894 and the first route to be completed was between Kirkstall and Roundhay Park on 2nd August 1897. Most of the city's routes were electrified by early 1900s. In the background is Joseph James Mosley, Rent Collector, Estate and Insurance Broker of number 6 Wormald Row, a business established in 1859 and Thomas Petch, butcher, addressed as number 1 Chapeltown Road. The tower of St. Clement's Church is also visible in the background.
[internal reference; 20111031_172855:LQ 388 L517/3]