|||Churwell Hill as a tram approaches (Churwell)
A tram approaches the very top of Churwell Hill in this postcard view. It is number 190 and is advertising Crawford's Cream Crackers. The photograph was taken near to Morley Grange, and is from the David Atkinson Archive.
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|||Churwell Hill from just above the Old Golden Fleece Public House (Churwell) (1 comment)
View looking down Churwell Hill from just above the Old Golden Fleece Public House. It was a Tetley's pub at this time and is shown on the right with two cars in its car park. This is taken just after the shops had been demolished. The old millinery shop once run by Mrs. Wilson is still standing but no longer in use for that purpose.
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|||Churwell Hill from just above the War Memorial (Churwell)
View of Churwell Hill from just above the War Memorial (seen left). This is a water colour painting by W.J. Monger. He was the Headmaster of Churwell Junior School from 1945 to 1956. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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|||Churwell Hill in the fog (Churwell)
Image shows a Morris Minor as it goes down Churwell Hill to meet the rolling fog. In the foreground, left, the War Memorial is sited. Opposite the car on Elland Road there are the junctions with Old Road, left, and Little Lane, right. In front of the car on the left hand side of the road the sign for the New Inn is just visible. Photograph by David Atkinson, from the David Atkinson Archive.
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|||Churwell Hill 'New Year's Scramble' (Churwell) (1 comment)
Image shows the local tradition of the 'New Year's Scramble' on Churwell Hill, Elland Road. Dave Morley, 'The Teacake King' who also specialised in wet fish, had a special treat for children on New Year's Day. He would heave a shovelful of pennies in his baker's oven until red-hot, then let the children scramble for them on the pavement. The Old Fleece is shown at the right edge. It had its entrance at the back and was demolished in 1934. Information from the writings of Bob Dennis, research by Ronnie Barraclough. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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