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Brander Mount, children (Gipton) (3 comments)
Black & White imagec1954-55. View shows a group of children pictured on Brander Mount, taken on a Whit Sunday when all were dressed in their best outfits. Those in the picture include Bobby and Dennis McGrath, Pauline Brady, Anne Kennedy, Diane and Sylvia Harrison, Dorothy Langley, Helen Mitchell and Dennis and Johnny Ainsley. Semi-detached houses are seen in the background.
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Brander Mount, Councillor George Mudie with tenants (Gipton)
Black & White image1987. Image show Councillor George Mudie as he presents keys to new tenants of Brander Mount. This was the conversion of 12 'cottage' style flats to 6 2-bedroomed semi-detached homes, carried out under the Priority Estates Programme and the Community Refurbishment Scheme. It was part of a long-term plan by Leeds City Council to improve the standard of older housing estates in the city. The houses were equipped with new bathrooms, central heating, new roofing, re-wiring and new doors and windows at a cost of £20,000 each. The new tenants pictured are Geoff, and Brenda Bull with Mrs. Bull's mother, Mrs. Lizzie Speight and Jane Green with her nine month old daughter, Rachel.
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Brander Mount, V.E. Day Street Party (Gipton) (22 comments)
Black & White image1945. Image shows a street party underway in Brander Mount in celebration of V.E. Day. Most of the children are seated at tables arranged in a long line in the road, and many are wearing party hats. The adult residents have clubbed together to provide a party tea for everyone. Musical entertainment is being contributed by a young woman with an accordian, seen towards the left. Among the residents of Brander Mount are Alice and Alf Whitehead of number 85, and their grandson, Les Deighton. A woman is holidng up a V for victory sign and she is thought to be Betty Douglas. The lady in the foreground, kneeling, in floral apron and holding a baby, is believed to be Mrs. Chapman. Other names include Steven and Frank Chapman, Ricky Mitchell, Alec Murphy and a family called Brady. Image and information courtesy of L.W. Deighton.
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