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Search Aspect (Meynell Avenue )
Location - Leeds & District

Commercial Street, looking east (Rothwell)
Black & White image1905. Image shows Commercial Street, looking east, taken from the junction with Meynell Avenue. The tracks for the recently installed tramway can be seen in the road, and there is also a horse-drawn carriage travelling along the street. On the left can be seen the premises of Dickinson's grocers, and further along, under the awning, those of Frederick Keitel, butcher. On the white cottages to the right is the barbers pole for Arthur Sunderland's barbers shop.
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Commercial Street, looking west (Rothwell)
Black & White imagec1930. View of Commerical Street, Rothwell, looking west. The Coach and Horses inn can be seen on the far right, and on the left is the 'beehive' building with distinctive gable end. At this time it would have been occupied by Percy Kemshall, newsagent. Tram tracks can be seen in the road, turning northwards up Meynell Avenue, on the right.
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Commercial Street, looking west (Rothwell)
Black & White imageUndated. View of Commercial Street, looking west towards the junction with Meynell Avenue.
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Fox Transport Bus (Rothwell)
Black & White image1920s. Image shows Fox Brothers newly-acquired single decker bus, which ran a service from Wakefield to Leeds, via Rothwell. The transport firm was started by Richard Fox, who initially bought a pony and cart for his produce business, then branched into light transport with cabs and a wagonette. In time the firm moved into motorised transpot, with a char-a-banc and later, a bus. The firm operated from premises on Meynell Avenue, where Richard Fox ran it with brothers Robert and James; all three were described in the 1911 census as carting agents.
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Meynell Avenue (Rothwell) (6 comments)
Black & White image8th October 1979. Image shows Meynell Avenue looking in the direction of Churchfield Lane. Churchfields are at the top on the left. The junction with Ingram Parade is in the centre. In the foreground, left, are numbers 4 and 4A, E.M. Longbottom, a shop, and William Hill's Bookmakers. Adjacent to William Hill's is Van Dungie House at the corner with Ingram Parade.
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