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[1]Moor Grange County Secondary School, staff photograph (West Park)
Moor Grange County Secondary School, staff photographJuly 1973. View shows the staff of Moor Grange County Secondary School in 1973. The school opened in 1960 but was demolished in the 1980s.
[2]Veterans' Parade, Moorfields (Bramley)
Veteransc1945-50. Veterans of the 1st and 2nd World Wars march along Moorfields from Bramley Park entrance led by British Legion officials. The Legion Standard Bearer is Mr. Irwin Gaunt, a veteran of the First World War who served in the Middle East in 1917-18. A new memorial to 500 fallen soldiers was unveiled in Bramley Park in 2014, 100 years after the start of the First World War. It names fallen servicemen from Bramley, Stanningley and Rodley from both world wars as well as a few from more recent conflicts such as Afghanistan.
[3]Barley Hill Road School, Christmas concert (Garforth)
Barley Hill Road School, Christmas concertView shows children from Barley Hill Road School who took part in a Christmas concert around 1949 or 1950. The photograph was supplied by Marjorie Dobbins, who names the pupils as:- Top Row, L to R: Colin Mountford, Kenneth Todd, John Hemsworth, Keith Warner, Ralph Panther, Keith Dale, Tony Norman, Molly Johnson, Gerald Harrison; 2nd Row, L to R: Susan Holinrake, Josephine Balderson, Dorothy Richardson, Christopher Rossall, Irene Wilkinson, Stephen Bullough, Valerie Walker, Pat Stout; 3rd Row, L to R: Norma Sneyd, Muriel Lambert, Sylvia Brown, Pat Benton, Sandra Smith, Graham Wilson, Mavis Hands; Bottom Row, L to R: Michael Frost, Phyllis Kemp, Pamela Capper, Brian Jubb, Kenneth Moot, Brian Wheatley, Margaret Firth, Marjorie Hill, Avril Rumford. Barley Hill Road School opened in February 1907 and closed c2007 when pupils were transferred to new PFI school Strawberry Fields Primary School.
[4]West Yorkshire Regiment, Group Portrait with Trophy (Unknown) (1 comment)
West Yorkshire Regiment, Group Portrait with TrophyUndated. Image shows officers of the West Yorkshire Regiment as they pose with a trophy. No other details are known. Notice that a small black dog sits in front of the trophy in the foreground, possibly a military mascot.
[5]7th Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment (Leeds Rifles) 'C' Company's Scouting and Skirmishing Team (Little London)
7th Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment (Leeds Rifles) c1911. Image shows a group portrait of 'C' Company's Scouting and Skirmishing Team, part of the 7th Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment (Leeds Rifles. They are pictured in front of a double doorway with their magnificent trophies. They were the winners of The Bingham Trophy, the enormous trophy seen centrally. It was manufactured in Sheffield in 1893 and is the largest piece of sterling silver hollow ware to be made at over three feet high and 11 feet in circumference. It cost £800 and was ordered by Colonel J.E. Bingham to be awarded to the winning Yorkshire Volunteers Battalion in the annual field-firing competition. The trophy disappeared from Brighouse Museum in the 1940s and has not been traced since. The team pictured are also the winners of the West Yorkshire Brigade Challenge Cup and the Robinson Cup, 1911 (a piece of plate worth £15 presented by Lieutenant Colonel Robinson). The soldiers are identified as; back row, from left to right, Rifleman J. Houston, Rifleman O. Smith (Reserve), Rifleman H. Walton. Middle Row, from left to right, Rifleman W. Lockwood, Lance Corporal F. Patrick, Corporal G. Stoyle, Rifleman A.P. Smith, Corporal J.P. Bartle. Front row, Lance Sergeant C. Schutz, Captain George E. St. C. Stockwell, Sergeant H. Schutz and finally Corporal P. Denbeigh. Several of these young men did not survive the Great War. The photograph is likely to have been taken outside Carlton Barracks in Carlton Hill, the home of the Leeds Rifles between 1887 and 1969.
[6]1st Yorkshire Regiment, K. Company, Winners of the Douglas Shield, 1905 (Unknown)
1st Yorkshire Regiment, K. Company, Winners of the Douglas Shield, 1905c1905. Group portrait of 'K' company belonging to the 1st Yorkshire Regiment (Leeds Rifles). They are pictured with the Douglas Shield which they won in 1905. The home of Leeds Rifles, between 1887 and 1969, was Carlton Barracks, Little London, Leeds.
[7]Kirkstall Bridge, demolition (Kirkstall)
Kirkstall Bridge, demolition7th January 1911. Image shows the demolition of Kirkstall Bridge underway in 1911. A new bridge over the River Aire was built to replace it in 1912.
[8]Guiseley, aerial view (Guiseley)
Guiseley, aerial view1956. Aerial view of Guiseley showing the railway line running diagonally down from the centre left with Otley Road below it. Park Road runs along the bottom with a terrace known as Park Row, since demolished, at the bottom left corner. Oxford Road (top) and Springfield Road both lead from Otley Road over the railway line to the centre right. Oxford Avenue and Ashtofts Mount lead up from Oxford Road in the centre towards the undeveloped area at the top. Guiseley Infants School is seen to the right of Ashtofts Mount.
[9]The Headrow, looking east (City Centre)
The Headrow, looking eastc1934. View looking east along The Headrow towards the junction with New Briggate (left) and Briggate (right). Lewis's department store is on the left, then after the junction is the Paramount Cinema, which is showing the 1934 film 'Good Girl' starring Fredric March and Sylvia Sidney. Also, appearing on the stage is Sophie Tucker with Ted Shapiro at the piano. On the far right is the Horse and Trumpet public house with a Tetley's sign visible, followed by Grants furriers which is advertising a 'sale of furs and fur coats at keenest summer prices'.
[10]Eastgate, roundabout (City Centre)
Eastgate, roundaboutc1932. View of Eastgate roundabout seen from St. Peter's Street. Appleyard's petrol filling station is in the centre, with the Marquis of Granby public house behind it. No.29 Eastgate, occupied by the Kingston Unity Friendly Society among others, is on the left, with the junction with Lady Lane to the right of it.
[11]Eastgate Roundabout, looking east (City Centre)
Eastgate Roundabout, looking eastc1932. Looking east down Eastgate towards Eastgate Roundabout which has Appleyards petrol filling station in its centre. Eastgate continues to the left after the junction with Lady Lane, while St. Peter's Street leads off to the right. Behind the roundabout is the Quarry Hill area, which was soon to be redeveloped as Quarry Hill Flats; all these buildings including Scarrs Ltd., hardware merchants, were to be demolished. New York Road is seen in the distance on the left with St. Mary's Church visible.
[12]Eastgate, looking west (City Centre)
Eastgate, looking westc1932. View looking west up Eastgate during the early stages of its development. Work appears to be in progress on the left to resurface this newly widened road. New buildings have been constructed on the right at nos.27-29 which were to house the Kingston Unity Friendly Society among others. Old buildings on Nelson Street on the left were shortly to be demolished to make way for matching buildings on the opposite side of the street.
[13]Eastgate, roundabout (City Centre)
Eastgate, roundaboutc1932. View of Eastgate roundabout with Appleyard's petrol station in the centre. Eastgate runs down from the left and continues past the Marquis of Granby public house to the right. The roads are very quiet with no traffic or pedestrians to be seen, surely a rare sight even in those days.
[14]The Headrow, no.2, Lloyds Bank (City Centre)
The Headrow, no.2, Lloyds Bankc1932. View shows Lloyds Bank at no.2 The Headrow, on the corner with Vicar Lane (right). Built c1931 it replaced an earlier Lloyds building dating from 1906-08 which had been demolished to facilitate road widening of The Headrow. Designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield, it is now a listed building. Phillips' jewellers is on the left at no.4 The Headrow, while Sharp and Thornton, house furnishers, are at no.97-99 Vicar Lane on the right.
[15]The Headrow, no.4, Phillips' Jewellers (City Centre)
The Headrow, no.4, Phillipsc1932. Views shows Phillips' Jewellers at no.4 The Headrow. This building also houses Ettie Gilbert, ladies hairdressing specialist, on the first floor and S.H.V. Wilkinson, North and South Insurance Corporation Ltd. on the 3rd floor. Situated next to Lloyds Bank just up from Vicar Lane, it is currently (2014) occupied by the Tanning Shop.
[16]The Headrow, Paramount Cinema (City Centre)
The Headrow, Paramount Cinemac1932. View shows the Paramount Cinema on The Headrow at the junction with New Briggate. Designed by Frank T. Verity in keeping with Sir Reginald Blomfield's uniform scheme for the north side of the Headrow following road widening, it was opened on 22nd February 1932. On show here is 20,000 Years in Sing Sing starring Spencer Tracy and Bette Davis, as well as Her First Affaire with Ida Lupino and Harry Tate. The cinema's name changed to The Odeon on 15th April 1940 and it closed down in October 2001. A new Primark store opened in the building in 2005.
[17]Briggate, showing horse buses (City Centre)
Briggate, showing horse busesc1880s. View of the west side of Briggate showing various horse-drawn buses and carriages. The bus on the left carries an advertisement for Rob Roy Soap. Visible between it and the next bus is the shop of William Green and Son, grocer, at no. 51. The buildings on either side of this would be demolished and replaced by the end of the 19th century, but Green's survived until after the death of the proprietor around 1922.
[18]Boar Lane, junction with Briggate (City Centre)
Boar Lane, junction with Briggatec1930s. View of Boar Lane looking west from the junction with Briggate. On the left corner, no. 1 Boar Lane is occupied by C. J. Hardy & Co. Ltd., clothiers and outfitters, while at the corner on the right is Saxone and Sorosis Shoe Co. Ltd. Next to Saxone on the far right is Edward Bissington, hatter and hosier, at no. 34 Briggate. The streets are busy with pedestrians and trams and a car are seen on the road.
[19]The Headrow, looking west from junction with Vicar Lane (City Centre)
The Headrow, looking west from junction with Vicar Lanec1932. View of The Headrow from the junction with Vicar Lane. On the right is Lloyds Bank, part of the new development along the north side of The Headrow, designed in a uniform style by Sir Reginald Blomfield. Moving left are Phillips' jewellers and J.H. Awmack glass and china, followed by the Paramount Cinema and Lewis's department store.
[20]The Headrow, Lewis's Department Store (City Centre)
The Headrow, Lewisc1932. View of The Headrow at the junction with New Briggate, showing Lewis's department store on the left, possibly at the time of its opening (17th September 1932) as the streets are lined with people and flags decorate the top of the store. On the right is the Paramount Cinema, later The Odeon, with films starring Claudette Colbert and Miriam Hopkins the main attraction.