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Location - Leeds & District

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Barwick Road, Sisters' Pit, strike breakers (Garforth)
Black & White imageAugust 1919. This image shows strike breakers at Sisters' Pit (Garforth Colliery) during a miners' strike in 1919. Police protection is being given to the workers, including a sailor who had been drafted in. This strike was one of a number of industrial disputes over wages and conditions in the pits in the years following the First World War, which culminated in the General Strike of 1926; by this time the Sisters Pit had closed but Trench Pit in Garforth was affected. Photograph courtesy of Miss M. Simpson.
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Belle Isle Beck, Parkside (Belle Isle) (1 comment)
Black & White image17th August 1949. iew of the Parkside/Belle Isle area and shows Belle Isle Beck. The track of the Middleton Railway is visible close to the top of Old Run Road, and is not far from its terminus at Middleton Colliery,
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Belle Isle Estate, plan (Belle Isle) (4 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Plan showing new roads between Middleton Colliery and Belle Isle Estate. Running across the top of the image is Windmill Road with Winrose Drive above it leading to Belle Isle circus right at the top of the image. From Belle Isle Circus almost to the bottom of the image runs Belle Isle Road. Town Street branches off diagonally towards the bottom from Belle Isle Road and Nesfield View is right from this junction. Above Nesfield View are houses built on the incomplete 'Brooms' estate and below it are homes on the partially built Nesfield Estate. Middleton Colliery is marked on the left where Middleton Park is now located. Houses on the Lanshaw estate curve round at the bottom of the image. Just below Windmill Road the footprint of Windmill Primary School is visible but St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, on a site below the school playing fields, or the houses on the Petersfield Avenue estate are not yet built. Running up the centre, from Town Street, is Aberfield Drive joining Winrose Approach. The road to the left of Aberfield Drive is Newhall Road. Next to Newhall Road the Manor Farm site has still not been built on.
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Belle Isle, Waterloo Cottages (Belle Isle)
Black & White image6th January 1942. The crumbling reinforced concrete roof forms the foreground of this photograph of Old Belle Isle village. Waterloo Cottages and allotments are behind. Charles Brandling built these cottages for Middleton Colliery workers c. 1794. The colliery railway ran directly behind the cottages.
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Bill from Foxholes Colliery to Thwaite Mills (Methley) (3 comments)
Colour image8th July 1870. Bill from Fox Holes Colliery, Methley, to Thomas Horn of Thwaite Mills. Most of the materials delivered to Thwaite were delivered by sailing barges on the Aire and Calder Navigation. In this case the 'Duchess' was delivering coal.
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