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Audsley and Samuel Gomersal, founders of the Mineral water works in Low Street. (Tingley)
Black & White imageUndated. Studio portraits of Audsley and Samuel Gomersal who founded the Mineral Water Works in Low Street, off Chapel Street. They were the sons of coal miner, John Gomersal and his wife Sarah. The 1881 Census records them living with their parents and siblings in Haigh Moor Road when in their twenties and their occupations are listed as Mineral Water Manufacturers. They both married and Audsley and his wife had four children. By 1901 the two brothers were living close to the manufacturing plant in Low street. Audsley's occupation was given on the 1901 Census as a 'Mineral Water Manufacturer' and Samuel as a 'Yeast Dealer'. A map of 1954 names the Mineral Water Works as 'Magpie Works'. Photograph from David Atkinson Archive.
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Cosy Cinema (Miners Institute), Accommodation Road (Burmantofts)
Black & White image23 May 1938 Situated off York Road,Cosy Cinema had originally been called the Miners Institute. Licence had been granted on 18th July 1910, but it may have opened before this. The cinema seated 450 people, it finally closed on 2nd April 1938 and was demolished. On the left is Broadfoot Street, on the gable end is the 'Miners Institute' sign.
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Cosy Cinema (Miners Institute), Accommodation Road (Burmantofts) (1 comment)
Black & White image23 May 1938 Cinema licence granted 18 July 1910, but it may have operated before this, the name was the Miners Institute and it seated 450 people, owned by Excello Pictures Ltd. The name was changed to Cosy on 19 February 1932. It closed on 2nd April 1938, to the left is Broadfoot Street, on the right Back Pleasant Place.
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David Lumb, Mineral Water manufacturer, with his horse (West Ardsley) (1 comment)
Black & White image1920s. Image shows David Lumb, mineral water manufacturer, standing beside one of the horses used for delivery of his product. Mr. Lumb wears a horizontally striped apron over his trousers. Image used courtesy of Peter Aldred. Photograph from the David atkinson Archive.
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Guardian Assurance Group building, East Parade, Infirmary Street (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White imageJune 1967 View shows the Guardian Assurance Group Building which was the headquarters of Williams Deacon still trading under its own name until the 1980s. It stands at the junction of East Parade, to the left, and Infirmary Street and was built in 1966. The building, owned by Roando Holdings Ltd., was refurbished both externally and internally in the 1990s and is now known as Minerva House. Among other businesses it houses the offices of the Royal Bank of Scotland.
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