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[1]Can You Help? (Otley) (1 comment)
Can You Help?July 1961. View shows flooded gardens in Otley, with semi-detached houses in the background, during a severe flood which took place in July 1961. Any ideas of the precise location welcomed.
[2]Can You Help? (Otley)
Can You Help?July 1961. View shows Jack Rhodes, Housing Manager of Otley Urban District Council, inspecting the damage caused by severe floods which hit the town in July 1961. A playground with swings is seen in the background, but we are unsure of the exact location; any suggestions are welcome.
[3]Wharfemeadows Park, flooding (Otley)
Wharfemeadows Park, floodingJuly 1961. View shows Wharfemeadows Park during severe flooding which took place in Otley in July 1961. Water is pouring down a channel between the River Wharfe and Farnley Lane, which was badly affected by the floods. Bridge Avenue is off the picture to the left and the swimming pool to the right.
[4]Humpty Dumpty High Tea Party (City Centre)
Humpty Dumpty High Tea Party25th March 1951. The picture shows a tea party given by Mr Francis Laidlere at the Theatre Royal for the youngsters playing the "Twelve Little Sunbeams" in his production of Humpty Dumpty. Each Sunbeam was given a present and a bouquet.
[5]Farnley Lane, flooding (Otley)
Farnley Lane, floodingJuly 1961. View of Farnley Lane during severe flooding which took place in the summer of 1961. Water is pouring through a door in the wall. This area of Farnley Lane has been prone to flooding many times over the years.
[6]Farnley Lane, flooding (Otley)
Farnley Lane, floodingJuly 1961. View shows a car making its way through floods which have engulfed Farnley Lane. Summer 1961 was one of the many occasions over the years in which floods have hit this particular area, including twice in late 2015.
[7]Farnley Lane, flooding (Otley)
Farnley Lane, floodingJuly 1961. View shows two cars being driven through floods on Farnley Lane. The view looks west with Wharfemeadows Park on the left. This area of Farnley Lane, close to the River Wharfe, has been flooded many times over the years, most recently on Boxing Day 2015.
[8]Bondgate, flooding (Otley)
Bondgate, floodingJuly 1961. View shows flooding on Bondgate during the summer of 1961. A Morris Mini car makes its way through the water at the near end of the road. On the far side an electrical goods shop is seen on the left, then further back from the road is the Woolpack public house. Moving right the side wall of Garbutt and Mawson Ltd., ironmongers, is covered with advertisements including one for Guinness. On the right edge is the Bowling Green public house.
[9]Bondgate, flooding (Otley)
Bondgate, floodingJuly 1961. View shows Bondgate during severe flooding which took place in the summer of 1961. The near side of the road is deep in water. Across the road are Garbutt and Mawson Ltd., ironmongers, then the Bowling Green public house. The junction with Crossgate is on the right.
[10]Broad Lane School, Rugby Team (Bramley) (1 comment)
Broad Lane School, Rugby Team1951-52. View shows the Bramley Broad Lane School Rugby Team of 1951-52 proudly displaying a trophy they have won. Photograph courtesy of Bernard Brockhouse.
[11]Pudsey Road, junction with Henconner Lane (Bramley)
Pudsey Road, junction with Henconner LaneUndated. View looking along Pudsey Road from the junction with Henconner Lane, taken sometime around the early 1900s. The shop on the corner, with an advertisement for Fry's Chocolate above the window, is a grocers and tobacconists business belonging to G or C Shaw; a 1907 directory lists George Shaw as the occupant, while Charles Shaw is listed in another 1907 directory and a 1908 one. They were followed by John Henry Shaw from 1909 to 1915. A later picture of the same shop can be seen at 200243_21139162.
[12]Nags Head, Stonebridge Lane (Farnley)
Nags Head, Stonebridge Lane26th November 2015. Night-time view showing the Nags Head public house situated on Stonebridge Lane near the junction with Hall Lane and Cross Lane.
[13]Barkston Terrace, Holbeck Viaduct (Holbeck)
Barkston Terrace, Holbeck Viaductc1940s. View of Barkston Terrace showing the Holbeck Viaduct. A family pose for the photograph outside no. 3, the centre house of a block of 3. Through the viaduct more terraced housing on Barkston Terrace can be seen, with nos. 7 - 19 on the left and 10 - 20 on the right. The view looks from the direction of Croydon Place and dates from the mid to late 1940s.
[14]Colenso Grove, nos. 1 - 3 (Holbeck) (1 comment)
Colenso Grove, nos. 1 - 3August 1967. View of Colenso Grove showing a man sitting on top of a Ford Anglia van which is parked outside no. 1, with no. 3 seen to the right.
[15]Colenso Grove, nos. 4 - 24 (Holbeck) (4 comments)
Colenso Grove, nos. 4 - 24c1966. View shows terraced housing on Colenso Grove, starting from no. 4 on the right edge, beside which a man is sitting on the bonnet of a car, and continuing towards no. 24 on the far left.
[16]Cleveleys Avenue and Recreation Place, from Colenso Grove (Holbeck)
Cleveleys Avenue and Recreation Place, from Colenso GroveAugust 1967. View looking from Colenso Grove, where a man stands in front of a Ford Anglia van parked outside no. 1, past Cleveleys Avenue towards Recreation Place. The two houses at the near end of the block in the background are 57 Recreation Terrace (left) and 58 Recreation Place (right), from which numbers follow on in descending order.
[17]University of Leeds, from Cavendish Road (Woodhouse)
University of Leeds, from Cavendish Roadc1960s View shows buildings of Leeds University seen from Cavendish Road. On the left is the edge of the Arts Block, now known as the Michael Sadler Building, while on the right is a side view of the Parkinson Building with its tower visible in the centre of the picture.
[18]Helen Street, nos. 2-8 (Hunslet) (1 comment)
Helen Street, nos. 2-8Undated. View of Helen Street showing houses numbered (from right) 2-8. This short street was situated between Cross Whitehouse Row on the left and Glasshouse Street on the right. Further along Glasshouse Street is the Hopewell Inn public house situated at the junction with Low Whitehouse Street.
[19]Marsh Lane, south-east side (York Road) (1 comment)
Marsh Lane, south-east sideUndated. View shows the south-east side of Marsh Lane with the junction with Shannon Street on the right. Businesses include the North Eastern Dining Rooms at no. 84 on the corner, then Ernest Tomasso, shopkeeper at 86-88, Frisby & Pollard printers at no. 90, James Madden, undertaker at 92-94 and the Electric Fisheries at 96. Tramlines are seen on the road.
[20]Apple Street, looking north (Burmantofts) (2 comments)
Apple Street, looking northUndated. View of Apple Street looking north from the York Road end towards Great Garden Street. Terraced houses are on both sides of the road with a sunken footpath on the left. The street was demolished in the 1930s.