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[1]Leeds Central Fire Station, Dennis Fire Engine (City Centre) (1 comment)
Leeds Central Fire Station, Dennis Fire Enginec1965. This photograph shows a Dennis fire engine at Leeds Central Fire Station, Park Street (now the site of the Courts Complex). There were 5 fire engines based here, which was also the H.Q. of Leeds City Fire Brigade. This engine is a Dennis F8, which was made in fairly large numbers as a "first response" appliance. However, Leeds had five of these specially made, with the crew climbing on the back of the engine, walking along the ladder, through sliding doors into their cab behind the driver and officer-in-charge, Note the large siren which was fitted to Leeds engines from the mid 1950s, and an early form of blue flashing light. Photograph and information supplied by Stephen Cameron.
[2]Fowler Showman's Engine, "Supreme" (Unknown)
Fowler ShowmanUndated. View shows George Nickson at a display with the Showman's Engine "Supreme" that he had built for John Fowler & Co. Ltd, of Leathley Road, Hunslet, in 1934. This was the last showman's engine ever constructed and was numbered 20223 with a registration of EU5313. Showman's engines were steam-powered road locomotives specifically designed for travelling funfairs or circuses.
[3]Charles Lightowler & Sons Ltd., Joseph Street (Hunslet)
Charles Lightowler & Sons Ltd., Joseph Streetc1974. View shows the printing sheds of Charles Lightowler & Sons Ltd., tin box manufacturers, situated on Joseph Street. Established in 1891, this old family firm continued to operate until around the mid 1970s, with Charles being joined in the business first by his brother William and later by his sons Charles and John.
[4]Gildersome Pageant (Gildersome) (1 comment)
Gildersome Pageant1934. View shows a group of seven participants at the Gildersome Pageant of 1934, wearing a variety of fancy dress outfits. The words "Morley Comic Jazz Band" are written across one lady's costume but it is not known if all the people pictured were members of this band. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[5]Dunningley Hill Farm, old farmhouse (West Ardsley)
Dunningley Hill Farm, old farmhousec1970s. View shows the old farmhouse of Dunningley Hill Farm, situated on Dunningley Lane, with a separate cottage next door. Dunningley was once described as "2 or 3 farmhouses in the township of West Ardsley and the parish of Woodkirk". It is still much the same today. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[6]Dunningley Lane, looking north (West Ardsley)
Dunningley Lane, looking northc1970s. View looking north along Dunningley Lane showing old ruins in the foreground that have since been demolished. Other old buildings further along to the right are still in existence today (2015). Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[7]Dunningley Lane, old cottage (West Ardsley)
Dunningley Lane, old cottagec1970s. View of Dunningley Lane showing an old stone cottage which has a date of 1773 on the lintel. Just visible on the right of the picture is the original farmhouse of Dunningley Hill Farm, dating from the late nineteenth century. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive
[8]Dunningley Lane, old cottage (West Ardsley)
Dunningley Lane, old cottagec1970s. View of Dunningley Lane showing an old stone cottage on the left, which has a date of 1773 on the lintel. Further along to the right is the original farmhouse of Dunningley Hill Farm, dating from the late nineteenth century. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[9]Dunningley Hill Farm, cow sheds (West Ardsley)
Dunningley Hill Farm, cow shedsc1970s. View of cow sheds at Dunningley Hill Farm situated on Dunningley Lane. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[10]Dunningley Hill Farm, farm buildings (West Ardsley)
Dunningley Hill Farm, farm buildingsc1970s. View shows farm buildings at Dunningley Hill Farm on Dunningley Lane. On the right is the rear of the original stone farmhouse, dating from the late nineteenth century. Once described as "2 or 3 farmhouses in the township of West Ardsley and parish of Woodkirk", Dunningley is not that much different today. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[11]Dunningley Hill Farm, farm buildings (West Ardsley)
Dunningley Hill Farm, farm buildingsc1970s. View shows farm buildings at Dunningley Hill Farm, situated at the top of Dunningley Lane off Thorpe Lane. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[12]York Road, nos. 6 - 10, rear (York Road)
York Road, nos. 6 - 10, rearc1932. View shows the rear of nos. 6 - 10 York Road, with wooden and brick sheds and a cobbled yard.
[13]York Road, south side (York Road)
York Road, south sidec1932. View of the south side of York Road showing numbers in descending order from 20 on the left. No. 20 is the premises of A. Heaps, joiner and undertaker. An advertisement for the Princess Cinema on Pontefract Lane is seen on the wall; the films on show are "Frisco Jenny" starring Ruth Chatterton, and "They Just Had To Get Married" with Slim Summerville and Zasu Pitts, both of which came out in 1932.
[14]York Road, nos. 29 - 31 (York Road)
York Road, nos. 29 - 31c1932. View of York Road showing nos. 29 (left) and 31, situated between the junctions with Bread Street on the left and Apple Street on the right.
[15]Vincent Street, nos. 1 - 15 (York Road)
Vincent Street, nos. 1 - 15c1932. View of terraced houses on the east side of Vincent Street, in descending order from no. 15 on the right, where three women are seen by the door. Vincent Street was situated off York Road, just off the picture to the right. The houses were demolished around the late 1930s.
[16]Shaw Street, from Shannon Street (York Road)
Shaw Street, from Shannon Streetc1932. View of terraced houses on the east side of Shaw Street, seen from the junction with Shannon Street. Nos. 37 and 39 Shannon Street face forwards towards the right with a washing line hung across the front between the two houses. Elm Street is just visible on the far right.
[17]Shaw Street, nos. 2 - 6 (York Road)
Shaw Street, nos. 2 - 6c1932. View of Shaw Street showing terraced houses numbered (from left) 6 to 2. A woman and two small children are on the doorstep of no. 6 while another woman stands in the doorway of no. 4. A brick wall on the right has an entrance which leads through to Sunderland Place.
[18]St. Ann's Square, nos. 29 - 32 (York Road)
St. Annc1932. View shows St. Ann's Square, located off Shannon Street. The view looks north and shows properties numbered (from left) 29 to 32. No. 29 is the premises of Joseph Rhodes, carting contractor.
[19]Rodney Street, looking west (York Road)
Rodney Street, looking westc1932. Image shows terraced housing on Rodney Street, situated off the south side of York Road. The view is looking west and shows the even-numbered side.
[20]Joy's Fold, looking north-east (York Road) (1 comment)
Joyc1932. View shows a garage and store on Joy's Fold which continues up the left hand side of the photograph. Burrell Terrace is on the right.