leodis logo

Leeds City Council

Open archives compliant site

Supported by BIG Lottery Fund

Enrich UK Lottery Fund

Results Found (10), Result Page (1 of 2)
Search Aspect (St.John )
Location - Leeds & District

Church of St.John the Evangelist, Town Street, Farsley (Farsley)
Colour image2000/2001 Image shows the Church of St.John the Evangelist situated on the east side of Town Street. It dates from 1843 and was designed by William Wallen of Huddersfield. Prior to 1843 Farsley had been part of the parish of St. Wilfred, Calverley. The Lord of the Manor of Calverley, Thomas Thornhill of Fixby Hall, gave the land, and subscription's were collected locally and from further afield. The style is Gothic Revival, Early English Lancet. The clock in the tower was made by William Potts & Sons Ltd of Leeds in 1925. It relaced the original Potts clock of 1853, when that one was removed and installed in Christ Church in Meadow Lane. The face of the clock in the image was made by Butler's in Stanningley. St.John's Church is Grade 2 listed.
[internal reference; 201181_172479:LEO 5478]
St John's Catholic School for the Deaf,Memorial Window in chapel. (Boston Spa)
Black & White image5th May 1928 Image shows two memorial windows located in the chapel of St.Johns Catholic School for the Deaf, formerly St.John's Institute.On the left is the founder of the school,Belgian priest Monsignor de Haerne,Director of the Royal Institution for the Deaf at Brussels.He established the first school for the deaf in England in 1870.It originated in Sheffield but moved to Boston Spa in 1875. On the right is Matthew E Hadfield who was the Secretary to the school in its early years.His son,Charles Hadfield,designed the barrel-vaulted chapel in the late Tudor early Elizabethan style.The Chapel at St.Johns school opened on 30th October,1889
[internal reference; 2004119_6927126:vol3y914.281wet]
St. Johns Church (City Centre)
Black & White image15th June 1948. Picture shows the exterior view of St. John's church on Merrion Street. The gardens are also visible and have neat and tidy boarders. A sun dial can be seen in the centre of the garden. People are visible sat around the edges of the garden on benches. Bushes and trees can be seen.
[internal reference; 6886:CLIJ St.Johns 36]
St.John's Catholic School for the Deaf, Interior view of chapel. (Boston Spa)
Black & White imageThe interior of the chapel at St.John's Catholic School for the Deaf,formerly known as St.John's Institute.The Chapel opened on 30th October 1889 to cater for the spiritual needs of the pupils and the Daughters of Charity of St.Vincent de Paul.
[internal reference; 2004119_41677493:vol3 y914.281wet]
St.John's Catholic School for the Deaf, School Photograph (Boston Spa)
Black & White image4th June 1930 Image shows a posed group photograph of the pupils attending St.John's Catholic School for the Deaf, formerly known as St.John's Institute.Note the little girl at the centre,front row holding on to the Priest's hand for reassurance.
[internal reference; 2004119_33625430:vol3 y914.281wet]