leodis logo

Leeds City Council

Open archives compliant site

Supported by BIG Lottery Fund

Enrich UK Lottery Fund

Results Found (135), Result Page (1 of 27)
Search Aspect ( train )
Location - Leeds & District

[1]
2nd Northern General Hospital, Beckett's Park, Training College (Headingley) (12 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, The teacher training college at Beckett's Park was built in 1913. During the First World War it was converted to a military hospital. It was officially called the 2nd Northern General Hospital but was more commonly referred to as Beckett's Park Hospital. There were 3200 beds and the hospital treated 57,200 soldiers between 1914 to 1918. The hospital was gradually returned to educational uses until the outbreak of the Second World War when it was used to treat the Dunkirk wounded. The college is now part of Leeds Metropolitan University.
[internal reference; 20031118_14048403:N LIM Beckett (7)]
[2]
Beckett Park Teacher Training College, construction (Headingley)
Black & White imagec1911. View shows building work in proress on the Beckett Park Teacher Training College, set on land sold to Leeds Corporation in 1908 by Ernest Beckett, 2nd Baron Grimthorpe. The college opened in 1913 but was soon transformed into a military hospital for the period of the First World War. After the war it reverted back to a teacher training establishment and in 1933 was joined on the site by the Carnegie College of Physical Education. The two colleges merged in 1968 to become the City of Leeds Carnegie College, which became part of Leeds Polytechnic in 1976; in 1992 it was granted university status and became Leeds Metropolitan University.
[internal reference; 201359_174517:LEO 7201]
[3]
Beckett Park Teacher Training College, group photograph of inductees and army staff. (Headingley) (2 comments)
Black & White image1942. Group photograph taken in front of the main building of Beckett Park Teacher Training College during the Second World War in 1942. From the 1st December 1939 the college had been used as an officer training centre for doctors and other medical staff being inducted into the Royal Army Medical Corps. It was known as No. 11 Depot and Training Establishment. The image shows a complement of uniformed inductees and army staff.
[internal reference; 2011329_171980:LEO 5342]
[4]
Beckett Park Teacher Training College, stonemasons (Headingley)
Black & White imagec1911. A group of stonemasons pose for a photograph in the grounds of Beckett Park where they were working on the construction of the teacher training college which opened in 1913. The boy seated second from right in the front row is Edward Hall, born in 1894, who is described as an apprentice stonemason, aged 16, on the 1911 census.
[internal reference; 201359_174515:LEO 7199]
[5]
Beckett Park Teacher Training College, stonemasons (Headingley) (1 comment)
Black & White imagec1911. View shows a group of stonemasons outside their workshop at Beckett Park where they were working on the construction of the teacher training college which opened in 1913. Large stone blocks are piled up in the foreground. The boy seen third from the right is Edward Hall, born in 1894, who is described as an apprentice stonemason, aged 16, on the 1911 census.
[internal reference; 201359_174516:LEO 7200]