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[41]Morley Top Station, Cross Church Street Working Men's Club outing (Morley) (4 comments)
Morley Top Station, Cross Church Street Working Men1937. View shows a crowd of people on the platform of Morley Top Station waiting for the train to Cleethorpes. They were members of the Cross Church Street Working Men's Club along with their families, on what was to become an annual trip to the seaside. Children were given pop and crisps plus two shillings and sixpence spending money. Trains consisting of ten coaches were ordered from British Rail to carry between 500 and 600 people. The club continued to use the train for their annual outing until 1987 after which the cost became too great and the decision was made to travel by coach instead.
[42]Cross Church Street Working Men's Club, William Henry Sykes Cup (Morley)
Cross Church Street Working Menc2000. View shows the William Henry Sykes Cup, one of two trophies for crown green bowling that were presented annually at the Cross Church Street Working Men's Club on Victoria Avenue.
[43]Cross Church Street Working Men's Club, children's mug (Morley)
Cross Church Street Working Menc2000. Image shows a children's mug which was presented by the Cross Church Street Working Men's Club at a Christmas party in 1936. These parties for children were a regular event in the club's calendar and all children who attended were given one of the mugs.
[44]Cross Church Street Working Men's Club, Harvest Festival Trophy (Morley)
Cross Church Street Working Menc2000. View shows the Harvest Festival Trophy presented by the Cross Church Street Working Men's Club. Harvest Festivals were held annually for many years with members bringing in home grown produce to be auctioned off for charity. The trophy was awarded to the member whose produce was judged to be the best.
[45]Cross Church Street Working Men's Club, Collection box (Morley)
Cross Church Street Working Menc2000. This collection box at the Cross Church Street Working Men's Club dates back to 1902. It was used for collecting money at the annual Morley Carnival and the proceeds were given to Leeds General Infirmary. The shields show the amount collected each year.
[46]Cross Church Street Working Men's Club, Games Room, Bar (Morley)
Cross Church Street Working Menc2000. View of the bar in the games room at Cross Church Street Working Men's Club, situated on Victoria Avenue.
[47]Cross Church Street Working Men's Club, Games Room (Morley)
Cross Church Street Working Menc2000. View of the games room at the Cross Church Street Working Men's Club on Victoria Avenue, showing snooker and pool tables, and a trophy cabinet on the wall to the left.
[48]Cross Church Street Working Men's Club, Lounge Bar (Morley)
Cross Church Street Working Menc2000. View shows the bar in the lounge at Cross Church Street Working Men's Club on Victoria Avenue.
[49]Cross Church Street Working Men's Club, Lounge (Morley)
Cross Church Street Working Menc2000. View shows the Lounge at the Cross Church Street Working Men's Club on Victoria Avenue, taken around 2000 when the club was celebrating its centenary.
[50]Cross Church Street Working Men's Club, Victoria Avenue, front door (Morley)
Cross Church Street Working Menc2000. View of the front door of Cross Church Street Working Men's Club, with a stone above showing the year 1910 when the club was built. The building is situated on Victoria Avenue, the club having moved there from premises on Cross Church Street, but at a meeting members voted to retain the Cross Church Street name and they have kept it ever since.
[51]Cross Church Street Working Men's Club, Victoria Avenue (Morley)
Cross Church Street Working Menc2000. View shows the Cross Church Street Working Men's Club in Victoria Avenue, taken around 2000 when the club was celebrating its centenary. Although official records began in 1900, the club is believed to have originally started some time before this, when a group of gardeners held meetings in the California Gardens allotments behind the Nelson public house.
[52]Cross Church Street Working Men's Club, Victoria Avenue (Morley)
Cross Church Street Working Menc2000. View shows Cross Church Street Working Men's Club, situated on Victoria Avenue. It is thought to have been started sometime before 1900 by gardeners J. Lassy, H. Spence and W. Moody, in a greenhouse in the California Gardens allotments behind the Nelson public house. Official records began in 1900 when it moved to Cross Church Street and was initially known as North Ward WMC before becoming Cross Church Street WMC in 1901. The present club building seen here was built in 1910, after the club committee bought the land on which it is situated. Despite no longer being in Cross Church Street, members voted at a General Meeting to retain the name.
[53]Springhill Tavern, Burley (Burley) (1 comment)
Springhill Tavern, BurleyUndated. View of Springhill Tavern, at the junction of Spring Street West and North Hall Terrace. The side seen here is the one that faced onto North Hall Street, which ran parallel to Spring Street West. Demolition of the area began in the 1950s, and by the mid 1960s, the tavern and surrounding streets had gone, being replaced with industrial buildings. The area is now occupied by TV studios.
[54]Spitalfield Tavern, Bank (Bank)
Spitalfield Tavern, BankUndated, c1920s. Image shows the Spitalfield Tavern, at number 73 Richmond Street, on the north side of the street, and opposite the junction with Ellarby Road. The sign on the front gives the licensee as Edgar Rowland Fisher, who was there from 1916 to the mid 1930s. On the far left of the image, the premises of William Hillyard, undertaker, at number 71, are just visible. The buildings in the area were demolished from the late 1930s onwards, and by 1960 the Saxton Gardens flats had been built on the site.
[55]Rothwell Rail Station (Rothwell)
Rothwell Rail StationUndated. Image shows Rothwell rail station, looking east. The station was on the East & West Yorkshire Union Railway, and was situated on Wood Lane, just north of Rothwell Haigh Colliery. Behind the steam train and carriages can just be seen the top of the station buildings.
[56]Tram Terminus, Commercial Street (Rothwell)
Tram Terminus, Commercial StreetUndated. Tram munber 64 is pictured leaving the terminus on Commercial Street, Rothwell, on route to Leeds Corn Exchange. On the right can be seen the Black Bull Hotel, and behind the tram is the junction with Gillett Lane.
[57]Tram at Rothwell Haigh (Rothwell)
Tram at Rothwell HaighUndated. Image shows tram number 25, an early double-decker open topped electric tram, on route to Thwaite Gate. It is pictured at the top of Bell Hill, Rothwell Haigh, at the junction of Wood Lane and Wakefield Road. To the north-east of this point would have been Rothwell Haigh Colliery (Beeston Pit), and there was also a tram car depot nearby on the right.
[58]Canal Street and Town Street (Rodley)
Canal Street and Town Street1920-21. Image shows the junction of Canal Street and Town Street in Rodley, at the tram terminus and looking south-east. In the centre, at number 180 Town Street, is the premises of Miss Emily Turner, fruiterer, and to the left is the Three Horseshoes Inn, which is now named the Rodley Barge. The name of the licencee, John William Mathers, can be seen above the door, and this dates the photo to 1920-21. On the right, at the Terminus, is tramcar number 159, on route the Leeds Corn Exchange.
[59]Trentham Street, no. 53 (Beeston)
Trentham Street, no. 53c1930. View shows Frederick Baldwin's bakery and grocer's shop at no. 53 Trentham Street. The window on the left has a display of bread and cakes, while that on the right is filled with dog food including Spillers Shapes and Spratt's. According to Mr. Baldwin's daughter, a lady came in each day to bake bread and cakes; it was believed to be the only shop in the area selling bread freshly baked on the premises every day.
[60]Kirkstall Road School, girls (Burley)
Kirkstall Road School, girlsc1919. View shows a group of young girls at Kirkstall Road Council School in 1919. The school was also known as Argie Road School as its entrance was situated on Argie Road. The girl on the far left is Doris Baldwin who was born in 1914. The girls' headmistress was Miss Winfield and another teacher was Miss Robinson. Boys at the time were kept entirely separate and had their own headmaster.