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[1]Allerton Park no. 4 (Chapel Allerton) (26 comments)
Allerton Park no. 4Undated. Looking South at number 4 Allerton Park, Falloden Nursing Home. The building has a wooden fence enclosing shrubs and trees. A car is parked outside.
[2]Gipton Board School, Harehills Road (Harehills) (24 comments)
Gipton Board School, Harehills RoadUndated. View shows Gipton Board School, situated between Conway Street (left) and Conway Mount, fronting onto Harehills Road. It opened on 14th October 1897. The school was later known as Gipton Council School then around the late 1950s it became Harehills County Secondary School. Finally in the 1970s it became Harehills Middle before closing its doors as a school c1992. The Grade II listed building was then closed for a number of years and left to fall into dereliction before being redeveloped and reopening in 2008 as the Shine Business Centre, a local community initiative offering facilities for small and start-up businesses, social enterprises and the arts.
[3]Eastgate, roundabout (City Centre) (6 comments)
Eastgate, roundabout19th June 1941. View of Eastgate roundabout looking towards Eastgate (left) and Lady Lane (right). Appleyard's petrol filling station occupies the centre of the roundabout with an area of grass around, which a lady is walking across despite a notice saying 'Please keep off the grass'. In the centre background is the Kingston Unity Friendly Society building and on the right Circle House, whose occupants include Harold's hairdressers, Buckle cafe and the National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers.
[4]County Arcade, Mecca Locarno (City Centre) (187 comments)
County Arcade, Mecca LocarnoUndated, Photo possibly dating from the early 1960s, looking from Cross Arcade into County Arcade to the front of the Mecca Locarno Ballroom. This dancehall had opened on 3rd November 1938. Mecca closed in 1969 (a new venue had been opened in 1964 in the Merrion Centre). It became The Stone in 1983 then a cafe in 1994. Notices outside give details of admission prices, varying from 2/6d early on Sunday evening (12.5p) to 6/- (30p) on Saturday nights. A special event is promoted on the round advertisement 'Midsummer Nights Dream Carnival, Wednesday 24th June, 3 bands, hats, balloons, novelties, competitions, 3/6d (17.5p). On the left edge is Vicker's gift shop, on the left of the Mecca is Greenwood's menswear business. Elster shoe shop is on the right, then Banks music in the window is on the right edge.
[5]Cockburn High School, Burton Road (Beeston) (100 comments)
Cockburn High School, Burton RoadUndated. View of Cockburn High Scool in Burton Road. It was named after Sir George Cockburn, a former Chairman of Leeds School Board and an educationalist. The school opened on 17th July 1902.
[6]Beeston Hill, Tram No 225 (Beeston) (10 comments)
Beeston Hill, Tram No 22516th Novemeber 1955, View showing tram no 225 at Beeston Hill on route no 5 to Beeston. Advert for Hemmingways Ales can be seen at front of tram.
[7]Kirkgate Market during the Christmas season (City Centre) (1 comment)
Kirkgate Market during the Christmas seasonUndated. View of Kirkgate Market during the Christmas season. The stalls are laden with seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables and decorated with hanging holly wreaths. Colourful Christmas decorations are strung across the aisles. The image is thought to date from 1998.
[8]Brown Lane, number 33, Jack Radford, butcher (Holbeck) (7 comments)
Brown Lane, number 33, Jack Radford, butcherC1947-1948. Image shows the premises of Jack Radford, butcher at number 33 Brown Lane. Signs are displayed in the window for lamb, beef and pork. Also, another sign reads 'Re-register here now! Old and New Customers are welcome. Our Aim - Fair shares and smiling service!' The registration is thought to refer to Food ration coupons. Next door is number 31, the grocery store of Mr. Charlie and Mrs. Ethel Rider. It stands at the junction with Crosby Road and Shafton Lane. These shop properties are through with yards on to Recreation Grove at the rear.
[9]Miles Hill Estate, Miles Hill View, looking from Miles Hill Road (Meanwood) (2 comments)
Miles Hill Estate, Miles Hill View, looking from Miles Hill Road19th February 1930. View of rows of council houses on the Miles Hill Estate. This is possibly Miles Hill View facing up from Miles Hill Road houses on the right are semi-detached. Houses on the left are terraced. There is a continuos row of wooden stick fences, broken only by single gates with iron railings Gas lamps are visible.
[10]Cliff Richard, Eastgate (City Centre)
Cliff Richard, Eastgate9th April 1970 Photograph of Cliff Richard taken at Green Shield Stamps on Eastgate. He is surrounded by a group of staff dressed in typical fashion of the time
[11]Alderman Brook's House (Hunslet) (16 comments)
Alderman BrookUndated. Alderman Brook's house, Hunslet Lane. Large brick house now demolished. "A guide published in 1808 described Hunslet as 'a little more than a mile from Leeds'. Between the two places was a country lane - Hunslet Lane to Leeds people, and Leeds Lane to Hunslet people - and bordering it were fine residences. Of the few remaining, that know as Alderman Brook's house, is one of the most striking. It is notable for the geat number of windows, and also for the length of the building" (Mattison A and Meakin W 1908, The Romance of Old Leeds). Photograph Alf Mattison. The photographer Alfred Mattison was born in Hunslet in 1868. His passion for local history led to lecturing, photography and writing. In 1908 he wrote "The Romance of Old Leeds" based on his articles and photos for the Yorkshire Daily Observer. He died following a street accident in Leeds in Sept 1944.
[12]Refreshment Buffet at Barnbow Munitions Factory (Cross Gates)
Refreshment Buffet at Barnbow Munitions FactoryJune 1916. A refreshment buffet was opened up at the Barnbow munitions factory for the benefit of the women workers who preferred to bring their own food. Beverages of hot milk, cocoa and tea were available for purchase along with biscuits and cakes. The provision of the refreshment buffet meant that the women could obtain a light snack as they arrived off the shift trains and also just before the trains left at the end of their shift. Many women faced a long journey each way and so the buffet was a welcome addition. The catering equipment included a 100 gallon tea infuser, an 80 gallon cocoa boiler and a 40 gallon milk warmer.
[13]Aerial View, Holbeck Moor (Holbeck) (77 comments)
Aerial View, Holbeck Moor1963 Aerial view of Holbeck Moor district. Holbeck Moor Lane runs left to right across the centre with St Matthews Street/Top Moorside on the left. St Matthews Church is at the junction. In the centre are blocks of flats which were, with additional housing named after local worthies eg Hugh Gaitskell, Charles Jenkinson (Vicar of Holbeck and Labour councillor, responsible for building of Quarry Hill Flats). In the right foreground is Holbeck Moor.
[14]Barnbow No. 1. (Leeds) National Filling Factory, Boiler House Under Construction (Cross Gates)
Barnbow No. 1. (Leeds) National Filling Factory, Boiler House Under Constructionc1916. In January 1916 the first portion of the Boiler House was completed. The Yorkshire Electric Power Company was to supply the power to drive the heating pumps and provide lighting throughout the factory.
[15]Park Row, Bond Street, Marshall and Snelgrove (City Centre) (17 comments)
Park Row, Bond Street, Marshall and SnelgroveUndated. View shows the premises of Marshall and Snelgrove at the junction of Bond Street and Park Row. Founded in 1837, Marshall and Snelgrove sold a wide range of carpets, linoleum, soft furnishings and clothing. The building in view opened in 1870 with the upper storeys being added at a later date. The company later became part of the Debenhams Group with this building being replaced by Lloyds Bank in the 1970s.
[16]Balm Road, Robinsons Yard (Hunslet) (2 comments)
Balm Road, Robinsons Yard14th December 1951. Looking east across Balm Road at Robinsons Yard. A car is parked in the entrance of the brick built premises, which have a large chimney attached, this chimney was formerly part of a pottery.
[17]Ring Road (Lower Wortley), junction with Whitehall Road (Wortley) (1 comment)
Ring Road (Lower Wortley), junction with Whitehall Road13th July 1929. Picture shows the junction of Ring Road (Lower Wortley), in the foreground, with Whitehall Road, background. Farnley Low Mills woollen factory is to the left, while the chimney in the centre belongs to Providence Dye Works. On the right is a small row of terraced houses on Farnley Place, behind which Low Wortley Gasholder Station is visible.
[18]Barnbow No. 1. (Leeds) National Filling Factory, Making Box Lids (Cross Gates)
Barnbow No. 1. (Leeds) National Filling Factory, Making Box LidsUndated. Image shows girls making box lids for the cartridge packing cases at the Barnbow No. 1. (Leeds) National Filling Factory during World War 1. Nothing was wasted and the materials from empty propellant boxes were sorted and converted by an entirely female work force. Here they are using circular saws to cut the wood to size.
[19]Section of Cow Mistals at Barnbow Farm (Cross Gates)
Section of Cow Mistals at Barnbow FarmThe many occupational hazards the women faced at Barnbow included working with chemical propellants which had the effect of turning the exposed skin and hair yellow. Because of this the women workers were dubbed the "Barnbow Canaries". The girls were encouraged to drink plenty of milk to counteract the effects. Barnbow actually had its own farm with a herd of dairy cows producing 300 gallons of milk each day.
[20]Main Street, Tommy Jewitt's Horse tethered outside the Blacksmith's shop (Kirk Deighton)
Main Street, Tommy JewittUndated. View of Main Street showing a horse tethered outside the Blacksmith's shop. The horse and pot hawker's cart, seen in the road, belonged to Tommy Jewitt listed in Kelly's Directory of the West Riding of Yorkshire for 1908 as a carter and mole-catcher of Kirk Deighton. A man, perhaps Tommy Jewett, is just visible standing in the doorway of the Blacksmiths shop, (In 1908 the Blacksmith was Joseph Burnett). Tommy Jewett was the son of of John, also a mole-catcher. He visited farms destroying not only moles but rats also. Apparently, John cured many moleskins to make an evening gown for the Countess of Harewood. He trained his son, Tommy in the art of mole or 'mowdy-warp' catching. Tom grew up and married. He also became a Wesleyan Preacher until he went deaf as a result of an accident. John Jewett carried a wicker basket containing his traps, spring sticks and pegs cut from a hazel tree. He would leave home at day break and breakfast at various farm houses along the way. In this image two young boys relax on the grassed area beside the road in the foreground. The Blacksmith, as listed in 1908, was Joseph Burnett.