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Smithfield Hotel (Leylands) (3 comments)
Black & White image15th April 1897. Smithfield Hotel numbered 94 North Street, landlord William Fawcett. The named derived from the fact that it was opposite the Smithfield meat market, the site of which became Lovell Park. The hotel closed in the early 1900s. Behind the hotel was the Smithfield iron works run by Thomas Green, they were established in the area in 1835, making a variety of machinery. They became famous for their mowing machines, vehicles for road making and street cleaning. When the hotel closed, Greens expanded into the site. Greens closed in the early 1970s. The facade of this building has been cleaned and restored. To the right is the junction with St. Thomas' Row.
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Thomas Green and Sons Ltd, Blackburn Aircraft (Leylands) (3 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, Thomas Green and Sons Ltd, Smithfield Iron Works, North street. Manufacture of main plane framework for Swordfish aircraft under subcontract to Blackburn Aircraft Ltd. Thomas Green produced steam rollers, locomotives, road sweeping vehicles and lawn mowers. George Blackburn, father of Robert Blackburn (founder of aircraft company) was works manager early in the 1900s.
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Thomas Green and Sons Ltd, Blackburn Aircraft (Leylands) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated, Thomas Green and Sons Ltd, Smithfield Ironworks, North Street, Manufacturer of ribs for Swordfish main planes under subcontract to Blackburn Aircraft Ltd.
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Thomas Green and Sons Ltd., Blackburn Aircraft (Leylands)
Black & White imageUndated. Thomas Green and Sons Ltd., Smithfield Works, North Street, Leeds. Assembly of Swordfish aircraft undercarriage legs, under subcontract to Blackburn Aircraft Ltd. This was one of the Leeds companies which undertook work for Blackburn Aircraft. Others were Tate of Leeds, Appleyard of Leeds and Hudswell, Clarke and Co Ltd, Hunslet.
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