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Results Found (27), Result Page (1 of 6)
Search Aspect (Low Street )
Location - Leeds & District

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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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Central Methodist Church, burial ground (Morley)
Black & White imageJuly 1967. View of the burial ground of the Central Methodist Church, looking quite overgrown before the area was cleared and the gravestones moved to the edges. In the background on the left are the rears of Ebenezer Primative Methodist Church and Sunday School, which face onto Fountain Street. On the right are terraced houses on Oddfellow Street. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Central Methodist Church, burial ground (Morley)
Colour imageJuly 1967. View of the burial ground of the Central Methodist Church, looking quite overgrown before the area was cleared and the gravestones moved to around the edges. In the background is a square of buildings off Queen Street, numbered 96 - 104. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Gomersall's Bottling plant, Low Street, old machinery (West Ardsley)
Black & White imagec1920. View of old machinery at Gomersall's Bottling plant in Low Street. This was the machine used for washing the codd bottles which held the mineral water. Image used courtesy of Peter Aldred and Tom Gomersall. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Gomersall's Pop works, Low Street, old machinery (West Ardsley)
Black & White imagec1920. View of old machinery at Gomersall's Pop works situated in Low Street. This was a machine for filling the old codd bottles with mineral water. The codd bottles were sealed with a glass ball bearing onto a rubber neck and the mineral water was fed into the bottle as it was held vertically. They went out of fashion in the 1920s and most of them were sold to a firm in Karachi. Image used courtesy of Peter Aldred and Tom Gomersall. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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