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[1]Aerial View, Wellington Road (Wortley) (50 comments)
Aerial View, Wellington RoadUndated, Aerial view of Wellington Road and railway lines, Wortley. Wellington Road is on the left side of the photo, running from the centre bottom to the top left at an angle. Wortley gas works is in the top left corner. In the bottom right, corner is Wortley railway sidings and Copley Hill junction. The railway runs into Leeds.
[2]Hopeville House, Whitmonday walk. (Yeadon) (2 comments)
Hopeville House, Whitmonday walk.6th June 1892 View from the garden of Hopeville House, the home of Ernest Ethelbert Slater, taken at Whitsuntide on the occasion of a Whitmonday walk. Methodists of Queen Street Methodist Chapel meet in the gardens. At the rear is South View Road, now Rufford Avenue, with South View School in the background. South View School dates from 1882 and is presently being demolished and replaced by a new, modern P.F.I. (Private Finance Initiative) school. Unfortunately the image is damaged.
[3]Hopeville, Interior View (Yeadon) (8 comments)
Hopeville, Interior ViewUndated Interior view of Hopeville, a substantial house situated between what was then South View Road and Harper Lane. It was once the property of Ernest Ethelbert Slater,son of Philemon Slater,the historian. The room is elaborately furnished with heavy oak furniture and lamps, paintings in gilt frames and ornaments. A young woman poses for the camera. Hopeville is now divided into apartments. Some of the land which once belonged to the house has been built on - part of the Rufford Park Estate. South View Road,at this point, became Rufford Avenue.
[4]Beckett Street recreation ground, looking towards Arthur Street (Burmantofts) (28 comments)
Beckett Street recreation ground, looking towards Arthur Street9th June 1949. View shows children playing on swings and slides in Beckett Street recreation ground. The terraces of red brick houses in the background are in Arthur Street, numbering from the left, 1-25. Arthur Street continues after the junction with Shakespeare Street which is off camera, right. The 'rec' is bounded by Beckett Street, off camera left, and Shakespeare Street to the right. Burns Street cuts across the opposite end to Arthur Street and is behind the photographer. The playground is well-used and there are mothers with prams and pushchairs and a dog.
[5]Armley Library, old drain (Armley) (1 comment)
Armley Library, old drain22nd March 1905 View of pavement and uncovered drain outside Armley Library on Stocks Hill. Up until April 1902 Armley branch Library was housed in Providence Sunday School, Carr Crofts.
[6]Troy Auto Spares, number 60 North Lane (Headingley)
Troy Auto Spares, number 60 North Lane1968. Image shows Vance Johnson, pictured with his wife-to-be, Ann, in front of his shop, Troy Auto Spares at number 60 North Lane. He had opened the shop the previous year, 1967, and Ann continued to run it after their marriage until the arrival of their daughter, Lindsey in 1971. Vance Johnson opened his very first shop in 1965, on the 22nd August, his 19th birthday. It was located at number 201 North Street in Sheepscar. Note the Ford Cortina fitted with the very latest "go faster mirrors".
[7]Ingram Road No:16 (Holbeck) (2 comments)
Ingram Road No:1614th April 1941. Damaged houses showing interior with cupboards, fireplace and wallpaper. Result of bombing raid in war time. These were back-to-back houses. Homes on Ingram View were also damaged. Also shows terraced houses of next street.
[8]York Road, no. 403 (York Road)
York Road, no. 40319th February 1930. On the left no. 403, W. R. Jacob and Co., biscuit makers. Next right no. 405 Cascade Table Waters. This view of York Road looks towards the Shaftesbury Cinema. In the centre of the road there is a dedicated area for tram-line.
[9]West Leeds High School (Armley) (3 comments)
West Leeds High SchoolUndated, Championed by Mr James Graham the first secretary for education of Leeds. Based on the stone and brick facade of a school in Switzerland. West Leeds High School was built to house 400 boys and 400 girls providing spacious classrooms, laboratories, gymnasium and playing fields. With the boys in one wing and the girls in another shared rooms were used on a schedule so that no mixing occured, making two completely separate schools in one building. The official opening took place on the 7th September 1907.
[10]Gipton Estate, aerial view (Gipton) (3 comments)
Gipton Estate, aerial view11th February 1937. Aerial view showing housing development on the Gipton estate. Plots are laid out for housing on Amberton Crescent, Amberton Lane etc. The view looks east towards Oakwood Lane running from left to right in the background.
[11]Daisy Hill from Morley Main Colliery (Morley) (3 comments)
Daisy Hill from Morley Main CollieryLate 1950s. A view towards Daisy Hill from the spoil heap of Morley Main Colliery in the late 1950s. The buildings of the old gasworks have just begun to be used for oil recoveries. Railway carriages are still stored in the sidings just before Morley Low Station. The houses on Daisy Hill are still being lived in; there is much rhubarb growing in the fields around and the position of Daisy Hill Mill is quite clear. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[12]Pottery Fold Yard, Mill Hill (Rothwell)
Pottery Fold Yard, Mill HillUndated. View shows Pottery Fold Yard, looking north west. It was situated at the top of Mill Hill, close to the market cross, and was built in 1769 to house workers from the nearby Rothwell Pottery, which began production in the eighteenth century. The buildings were demolished in the mid 1950s, and the area is now occupied by a medical centre and houses.
[13]Eightlands Lane, old cottages (Bramley) (3 comments)
Eightlands Lane, old cottages23rd August 1956. General view of the old cottages on Eightlands Lane. These were numbered as Town End Yard which was at the other side. The cottages are built of stone and the upper windows are bricked up. A girl stands in front.
[14]Balm Road nos. 39, 45, 47, 51 (Hunslet) (2 comments)
Balm Road nos. 39, 45, 47, 5119th September 1935. Balm Road, cobbled with tram lines. Number 39, the Railway Hotel, can just be seen on the extreme left. Then is Wright Street, with one house showing. Number 45 is Bertie Colin Crookson, draper; number 47 is Joseph Richardson, greengrocer (on the corner of Wainwright Street). Above the shop are metal signs for Brasso Polish and Zebra Grate Polish. Number 49 is Edward Batty, fishmonger, who has a tiled window display. A man stands in the doorway. Number 51 is Squire Bramley, undertaker, who has a sign showing his telephone number and a large one on Wainwright Row saying he has had '23 years with the late J. Charlesworth'.
[15]Hunslet Road, WASS Garage (Hunslet) (2 comments)
Hunslet Road, WASS Garage3rd March 1980 On the Left are premises of WASS, car showroom. This was part of Wallace Arnold Business, usually associated with coach holidays. Now part of the Reg Vardy group. On the left is Alf Cook, printers works.
[16]Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats (Quarry Hill) (82 comments)
Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats1st August 1946 View looks from the south-west onto Quarry Hill Flats. Towards the left are two roundabouts connected by Eastgate. New York Road runs along the top edge of the flats past St Mary's Church and St Patrick's Church situated in the centre just above the flats. From the junction York Road runs to the right edge. St Peter's Street runs across the foreground with the centre of the bottom edge. Marsh Lane and the railway line are on the right.
[17]Rothwell Church, tomb stones (Rothwell)
Rothwell Church, tomb stonesc1950. View shows the front, south facing side of Holy Trinity Church on Church Street. The old tomb stones are visible in position right up to the wall of the church and the extension to it that was built in the 1880s. The front of the church was later cleared, and is now a large grassed area down to the lych gate.
[18]Appleyards Leeds Ltd (Headingley) (12 comments)
Appleyards Leeds Ltd11th July 1956. View of premises of petrol station - Appleyard of Leeds at Headingley Lane. Banners advertising The Daily Express and The Daily Sketch are displayed on the wall in front of and to the side of the garage. Petrol pumps can be seen on the forecourt. A Shell petrol sign is on a lamp post at the entrance.
[19]Lady Lane (City Centre) (2 comments)
Lady Lane1999, View looking down Lady Lane on to the former Lady Lane Chapel. The chapel later became the United Methodist Chapel of the Lady Lane Mission.
[20]Bewerley Street Infant School, seen from the rear in Kirkland Place (Hunslet) (24 comments)
Bewerley Street Infant School, seen from the rear in Kirkland Place4th June 1964 View showing the buildings and rear entrances of Bewerley Street Infant School. It was the first purpose built school to be erected by Leeds School Board and opened its doors to pupils on August 8th, 1873. It has classrooms with large, arched windows and behind the high wall, toilets are situated. By the 1950s, the school was for Juniors (7 – 11 Years), the Infants having moved to a school on Hunslet Hall Road.