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[1]Low Road Council School, practicing for the school concert (Hunslet)
Low Road Council School, practicing for the school concert1928. Image shows a little girl by the name of Edith Walker as she practices the part of Christopher Robin for the school concert in the playground of Low Road Council School. She is kneeling on a chair in prayer. The verses her fellow pupils will need to practice are "Vespers", taken from "When We Were Very Young", a book of poetry by A.A. Milne, first published in 1924. The first verse reads "Little Boy kneels at the foot of the bed, Droops on the little hands little gold head. Hush! Hush! Whisper who dares! Christopher Robin is saying his prayers." Low Road Council School is located on Low Road at the junction with Balmoral Street.
[2]Low Road Council School, Vespers (Hunslet)
Low Road Council School, Vespers1928. Image shows female pupils of Standard 3 and 4 of Low Road Council School as they practice their parts for the school concert in the playground. The image is entitled "Vespers" and shows the girls in their nightclothes surrounding one young girl as she kneels on a chair in prayer. She is Edith Walker and is playing the role of Christopher Robin, one of the main characters in the stories and verses of A.A. Milne. The children will likely be reciting the verses of "Vespers", a poem taken from "When We were Very Young" by A. A. Milne published in 1924. Low Road Council School is located in Low Road at the junction with Balmoral Street.
[3]Low Road Council School, Dancers of Standard 4 (Hunslet)
Low Road Council School, Dancers of Standard 41928. Portrait of the girls of Standard 4 at Low Road Council School. They are ready for their roles as dancers in the school concert. Low Road Council School is located on Low Road at the junction with Balmoral Street.
[4]Low Road Council School, Dancers of Standard iv (Hunslet)
Low Road Council School, Dancers of Standard iv1928. Group portrait of the female pupils of Standard iv who have been chosen to perform as dancers in a concert held at Low Road Council School. The school is located at the junction of Low Road with Balmoral Street.
[5]Low Road Council School, Standard 3, Dancers (Hunslet)
Low Road Council School, Standard 3, Dancers1928. Group portrait of female pupils belonging to Standard 3 who were chosen as dancers in the school concert at Low Road Council School. Low Road Council School is located on Low Road at the junction with Balmoral Street.
[6]Low Road Council School, Standard 2 (Hunslet)
Low Road Council School, Standard 21928. Image shows Standard 2 pupils of Low Road Council School who are dressed in various costumes in readiness for the school concert. Low Road Council School is situated on Low Road at the junction with Balmoral Street.
[7]Low Road Council School, Pupils of Standard 1 (Hunslet)
Low Road Council School, Pupils of Standard 11928. View of pupils of Standard 1 at Low Road Council School who were taking part in the school concert at the time the photograph was taken. Low Road Council School is situated in Low Road at the junction with Balmoral Street.
[8]Low Road Council School, Dancers in the school concert (Hunslet)
Low Road Council School, Dancers in the school concert1928. Group portrait of the young girls of Standard 1 who have been chosen as dancers in the school concert at Low Road Council School. Low Road Council School is situated on Low Road at the junction with Balmoral Street.
[9]Low Road Council School, School Concert (Hunslet)
Low Road Council School, School Concert1928. View of some of the young pupils of Standard 1 as they show off their costumes for the school concert. Some appear to be dressed as animals and there are angels or fairies. Low Road Council School is situated on Low Road at the junction with Balmoral Street.
[10]Burton House, a playground game of hopscotch (Hunslet)
Burton House, a playground game of hopscotch1957. View of female pupils of various ages at play in the playground of Burton House in Burton Avenue. The girls in the foreground are enjoying a game of hopscotch on a grid marked out on the surface of the playground. Behind the playground wall is the odd-numbered side of Dobson View (off Burton Avenue), a street of red brick back-to-back terrace homes. These are back-to-back with the even-numbered side of Dobson Terrace. The view also looks across Burton Avenue, and the grounds of Cockburn High School, to Back Fairford Place, background left. Burton House was originally a private residence, built in 1791. It was acquired by the council in 1919 and converted to an annex for Hunslet Moor Council School. Later, it was used as premises of the sixth form at Cockburn High School. It became vacant when pupils of Cockburn High School transferred premises to a new school in Gipsy Lane and Bellway Homes renovated the building and converted it to ten apartments in 1986.
[11]Burton House, in the playground (Hunslet)
Burton House, in the playground1957. Image shows a group of three schoolgirls in the playground of Burton House, playing near an area marked out for games of Hopscotch. In the background, a terraced street of red brick back-to-back houses situated off Burton Avenue is seen. This is the even-numbered side of Fairford Avenue. The properties are back-to-back with the odd-numbered side of Fairford Terrace. Part of Fairford Terrace can be glimpsed in the background at the left edge. Burton house, located in Burton Avenue, was purchased by the council in 1919 and renovated to become an annex to Hunslet Moor Council School. Later, it was to house the sixth form of Cockburn High School. It dates from 1791 and was once known as Burton Lodge. After the closure of Cockburn High School and transfer of pupils to new premises in Gipsy Lane, Burton House was bought by Bellway Homes and converted to 10 residential apartments in 1986. The company received a grant of £273,000 towards the conversion of the listed building.
[12]Moor Grange County Secondary School, staff photograph (West Park) (3 comments)
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.
[13]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.
[14]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.
[15]West Yorkshire Regiment, Group Portrait with Trophy (Unknown) (2 comments)
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.
[16]7th Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment (Leeds Rifles) 'C' Company's Scouting and Skirmishing Team (Little London) (2 comments)
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.
[17]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.
[18]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.
[19]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.
[20]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'.