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Air Raid Shelter (City Centre)
2nd April 1941. View of Table air raid shelter with Canterwell Inn on right on corner of Canterwell Lane and Carnaby Street.
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Armley Moor looking in the direction of Christ Church (Armley)
Undated View of the bottom of Armley Moor. The path goes towards Christ Church and the houses on Hollywell Lane.
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Brandon Villa (Shadwell)
Undated. Brandon Villa was one of the first houses to be built on a piece of land formerly known as Old Wigtons. The four and a half acre site is triangular in shape and is situated between Main Street and Holywell Lane. In 1864 the land was divided into 20 lots and sold. Brandon Villa was originally named Brandon Cottage until the name was changed when it became the property of gentleman, Harvey Taylor. On the reverse side of th photograph the name of Fredk. W. Rhodes, Architect and Surveyor of Upper Wortley, near Leeds is stamped. In 1961 part of the grounds were sold to build modern housing. Courtesy of Shadwell Local History Society.
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Brass band in Main Street (Shadwell)
Undated. Image shows a uniformed brass band of young boys led by the bandleader. They are pictured in Main Street and are followed by children and adults in 'Sunday Best'. This is likely to be a church parade and in the background, left, Brandon Villa is visible. Prior to the 20th century Main Street was known as Shadwell Lane or Shadwell Road. Courtesy of Shadwell Local History Society.
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Calverley Street (City Centre)
8th August 1935. Looking at Cankerwell Lane, on left HQ. of The West Riding Brigade Royal Field Artillery (Fenton Street Barracks). Premises in the centre were business of C.R. Horner, wholesale and druggist, address was number 4 Cankerwell Lane. Opposite on Cankerwell Lane was the Cankerwell Inn public house. At top of steps, corner of house on Leeming Square. Electric street light on pavement.
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