|||Horsforth, Postcard (Horsforth)
Postcard showing five views of Horsforth. Cookridge Convalescent Home, Parish Church, Newlay Bridge, The Green, Scotland Lane.
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|||Springfield Hospital, postcard (Horsforth)
Colour-tinted postcard with a postmark of 28th July 1907 showing Springfield Hospital on Scotland Lane. Opened in 1898 as Springfield Convalescent Home, it was connected to Leeds Workpeople's Hospital Fund. Later it became a special school but it closed around the 1970s and is now Springfield House Business Centre.
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|||Weetwood Grange, Weetwood Lane (Headingley)
View shows Weetwood Grange, a Grade II listed building off Weetwood Lane dating from 1861 and now converted to flats. This large residential house was used as a convalescent home for the girls injured in the explosion at the Barnbow National Filling Factory in 1916. A "Comforts Fund" had been raised for the girls and the house was leased for a period of 2 years by the committee of this fund. Afterwards it became a custom to send women workers who were suffering from ailments due to the nature of the work they were engaged in at Barnbow to the house for a 3 or 4 week rest.
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