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[21]Peel Street Board School, Peel Street (Morley)
Peel Street Board School, Peel Streetc1915. View shows Peel Street Board School on Peel Street taken around the time of the First World War, with a group of boys and girls gathered outside. The school was Morley's first Board School built in 1880. It later became Peel Street Primary before closing in 1988, to be replaced by a new school off Ackroyd Street which was renamed Seven Hills Primary. The old building then became part of Joseph Priestley College until its merger with Leeds City College in 2011. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[22]Peel Street School, woodwork class (Morley)
Peel Street School, woodwork classc1915. View shows boys taking part in a woodwork class at Peel Street School, sometime around the time of the First World War. Peel Street was Morley's first Board School built in 1880. At this time boys and girls above infant level were taught in separate classes. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[23]First World War, Arthur Best shoeing horses (Unknown)
First World War, Arthur Best shoeing horsesc1916. View shows Arthur Best shoeing horses during World War One. Arthur Best was an Ardsley man who looked after the horses amongst the British forces in France. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[24]Water Mill Farm, horse ploughing (West Ardsley)
Water Mill Farm, horse ploughing1916. View shows a farmer with two horses ploughing the fields at Water Mill Farm, Woodkirk, during the time of the First World War. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[25]King Street, artillery procession (Drighlington)
King Street, artillery procession13th August 1914. View shows a procession of artillery marching through Adwalton shortly after the outbreak of the First World War. Crowds are gathered along King Street to see them off as they are presumably about to head off into action. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[26]Laneside Mills, textile workers (Churwell)
Laneside Mills, textile workersc1914. View shows a group of textile workers at Laneside Mills, situated off Victoria Road. The earliest part of the mill was built by textile manufacturer George Crowther in 1829. In the late 19th century it was owned by Charles Scarth and became the largest textile mill in the Morley area. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[27]Daffil Farm, carting hay (Churwell)
Daffil Farm, carting hayc1914. View shows a farmer with his horse carting hay at Churwell around the time of the First World War. Possibly Daffil Farm, compare with image 200933_168548. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[28]Churwell Cricket Team, team photograph with trophy (Morley)
Churwell Cricket Team, team photograph with trophyc1914. View shows Churwell Cricket Team photographed with a trophy around the time of the start of the First World War. A few of the players are missing from the photograph and are shown as insets, some wearing Army or Navy uniforms. The names of those pictured are given as: Back Row - G.Charlesworth, Harrison, J.Graham, Heald, G.Shippin, E.Stokes, H.Stocks, Crabtree. 3rd Row - H.Stocks, J.Jagger, F.Fowler. 2nd Row - W.Burkin, J.Dunwell, A.Simpson, W.Holmes, Tetley, H.Armitage, H.Stocks, J.Fowler. Front Row - Mr Hinchcliffe, A.Harrison, H.Barron, T.Botheras, W.Hemingway, W.Botheras. Inset - S.Wilkinson ?, W.Swift, H.Shackleton. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[29]Yew Tree House, Bank Street (Morley)
Yew Tree House, Bank Streetc1914. View shows Yew Tree House on Bank Street taken around the time of the First World War. This listed building is believed to have been built by Richard Huntington about 1650. It was also known as Swinden House at one time, having been occupied by Dr. Swinden around the mid 19th century. At a later date it was split into two separate houses, number 78 being known as Swinden House, and number 80 as Yew Tree House. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[30]Churwell Hill, old houses (Morley)
Churwell Hill, old housesc1914. View of old houses on Churwell Hill, situated next to the junction with William Street, just off the picture to the right. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[31]Adelaide Mills, group of millworkers (Morley)
Adelaide Mills, group of millworkersUndated. Image shows a group of millworkers at the Adelaide Mills, Middleton Road, before the outbreak of the First World War. Note the long skirts of the weavers, most of whom operated just one loom at this time and had to fetch their own weft for it (up to 500 bobbins at a time)in these voluminous skirts. All the men wore smocks and flat caps due to the large amounts of fluff and dust in many of the departments. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[32]First World War, school play (Morley)
First World War, school playc1916. View shows schoolchildren taking part in a patriotic school play during the First World War. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[33]First World War, school play (Morley)
First World War, school playc1916. View shows schoolchildren taking part in a patriotic school play during the First World War. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[34]Scatcherd Hill, from Morley Hall (Morley)
Scatcherd Hill, from Morley Hallc1914. Looking up Scatcherd Hill (Queen Street)from Morley Hall around the time of the First World War. Troy Hill is on the left with St-Mary's-in-the-Wood Church at the top. The tower of Morley Town Hall is seen on the far right while several mill chimneys are visible in the background. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[35]Peel Mill, aftermath of fire (Morley)
Peel Mill, aftermath of fire1915. View shows one of the buildings at Peel Mill that was badly damaged in a fire that took place in 1915. The woollen mill, which was also known as Jackson's Mill after its owners W.& E. Jackson, was one of the largest in Morley with premises on both sides of Commercial Street. Many of the buildings were rebuilt after the fire and the mill continued in production until the 1970s. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[36]Recruitment Tram, Leeds Pals (Unknown)
Recruitment Tram, Leeds PalsSeptember 1914. View showa a decorated recruitment tram for the Leeds "Pals" 2nd Battalion in the early stages of the First World War. The words "God Save The King" are emblazoned in lights across the top. Below is written "The Country Calls: Kitchener requires 500,000 Men" and "Wanted at Once: 5,000 Recruits from Leeds". Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive, probably taken in Morley.
[37]Maurice Butterfield Tetley, in First World War army uniform (Morley)
Maurice Butterfield Tetley, in First World War army uniformc1916. View shows Maurice Butterfield Tetley dressed in his army uniform during the First World War. Mr Tetley, a member of the Churwell farming family, served in the Army Veterinary Corps. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive taken by T.A. Stephenson of South Queen Street.
[38]Barnbow No 1 (Leeds) National Filling Factory, garage (Cross Gates) (1 comment)
Barnbow No 1 (Leeds) National Filling Factory, garagec 1915-18 Image showing the garage at the Barnbow National Filling Factory during World War One. The garage was equipped with a series of passenger cars and stores vans, together with an ambulance, and the management and running of the service was carried out entirely by female drivers. Initially they were part of the factory staff but later they joined the Women's Region where they came under the control of the Army Service Corps.
[39]Barnbow No. 1 (Leeds) National Filling Factory, Armistice celebrations (Cross Gates)
Barnbow No. 1 (Leeds) National Filling Factory, Armistice celebrationsc1918. View showing Armistice celebrations at the Barnbow National Filling Factory at the end of World War One. Filling operations had ceased immediately upon receiving news of the Armistice signing, to the great delight of the women workers who had made such a massive contribution to the war effort over the preceding years. Several enjoyable evenings of entertainment were held before disbanding and here a large crowd of "Barnbow lasses" are gathered in one of the canteens indulging in the celebrations.
[40]Barnbow No. 1 (Leeds) National Filling Factory, Millwrights Workshop (Cross Gates)
Barnbow No. 1 (Leeds) National Filling Factory, Millwrights Workshopc1915-18. View shows the millwrights' workshop at the Barnbow National Filling Factory during World War One. This was one of a number of specialised departments set up to deal with the necessary repairs to the large number of buildings on the site. The millwrights' shop carried out a substantial amount of general engineering repairs and was also able to cater for the various machine tool operations required.