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Clover Greaves Mill Dam, Carr Road, from a watercolour by Fred Swaine (Calverley)
Colour imageUndated. Watercolour sketch by local man Fred Swaine (1858-1942) depicting the dam at Clover Greaves Mill, Carr Road. The mill dates from 1838 and was originally in the ownership of Kellett Brown & Co. Ltd who leased it to various firms. Grimshaw Brothers Ltd. manufactured tweeds, whipcords and Bedford Cords here, and during the war the mill supplied Khaki and airforce cloth. A fierce fire on 24th September 1909 caused £20,000 worth of damage. The mill was re-built and remained in operation until 1970. The mill chimney was demolished on 1st August 1970. A small housing estate was erected on the cleared site. Copyright Fred Swaine.
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Leeds/Bradford Airport, Visit to Leeds of Anthony Eden, Foreign Secretary (Yeadon)
Black & White image5th July 1941. Anthony Eden, Foreign Secretary, on arrival at Leeds/Bradford Airport for his visit to Leeds.The Foreign Secretary is in the centre of the image.
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