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[1]Bewerley Street Infant School, seen from the rear in Kirkland Place (Hunslet) (22 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.
[2]Aerial View, Dewsbury Road (Beeston) (64 comments)
Aerial View, Dewsbury Road1963 Dewsbury Road begins here on the bottom left edge and curves round to the top right corner. The railway line can be seen to the left of the houses and flats which have just been built. These were to be named Parkwood Road. On the right, South Leeds Golf Course, with the Middleton/Beeston section of the Ring Road and Dewsbury Road came together at Tommy Wass's a large public house.
[3]Cockburn High School, Burton Road (Beeston) (151 comments)
Cockburn High School, Burton RoadUndated. View of Cockburn High School 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.
[4]Shadwell School for Boys, Parade (Moortown) (7 comments)
Shadwell School for Boys, Paradec1960s. View shows boys on parade in the cobbled yard of Shadwell Approved School on Shadwell Lane. This was part of a strict regime in place at this residential institution, to which boys would be sent by a court after committing minor offences or being deemed outside parental control. Built in 1879 and probably designed by Leeds School Board architect R.L. Adams, it was originally set up as Leeds Industrial School, a place for destitute and vagrant boys who were in danger of coming under the influence of criminals. The school no longer exists but the Grade II listed main building has been redeveloped as part of the luxury flats of Stoneleigh Court.
[5]Shadwell Lane, Leeds Industrial School, aerial view (Moortown) (67 comments)
Shadwell Lane, Leeds Industrial School, aerial viewUndated. Aerial view of Shadwell Lane showing Leeds Industrial School for Boys, later Shadwell Children's Centre. Residential streets at the top include Linton Avenue, Linton Grove and Linton Crescent.
[6]Churwell, wide angle aerial view (Churwell) (10 comments)
Churwell, wide angle aerial viewc1950. Wide angle aerial view of Lower Churwell. Below the railway line the semi-circular estate of prefabs at Cottingley is in view. Elland Road is seen to the right of the photograph and Churwell Park is visible, lower left. The quarry for the brickworks is left of the middle. Ingle's leatherworks is shown, top right, and Victoria Place is to the bottom, right. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[7]Main Street (Thorner) (2 comments)
Main StreetUndated. Image shows a view along Main Street looking towards St. Peter's Church just visible in the distance. Main Street is lined with stone built terraced buildings, these include, The Fox Public House next to no. 39 on the right, Joyce Hair Stylist at no. 43 and the Thorner Post Office at no. 45.
[8]Line Fold, off Line Street (Quarry Hill) (11 comments)
Line Fold, off Line Street1901. Tenement type homes, with a balcony giving access to the upper storey, above lower single storey homes. The balcony was reached from Cross Billet Street, the houses on the upper storey were back-to-backs. On the right can be seen the corner of the Billet Inn Public House, which was on the corner of Billet Street and Cross Billet Street.
[9]Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats (Quarry Hill) (77 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.
[10]Austhorpe Road (Cross Gates) (1 comment)
Austhorpe Road27th November 1929 Rear view of houses, kitchens and bathrooms project out from the houses. There are steps up to the back doors and gardens. The main view is of the rear of number 122 Austhorpe Road.
[11]New York Road Circus from New York Road (Quarry Hill)
New York Road Circus from New York Road10th June 1910. Image shows the construction of the roundabout (New York Road Circus) at the junction of Eastgate, New York Road, Regent Street, Mabgate and Quarry Hill. The photograph is taken from the middle of New York Road looking across the circus towards Mabgate, where the tower of St. Mary's Church is visible in the background. The continuation of New York road is beyond the roundabout in the centre background. The junction with Eastgate is in the vicinity of the bottom right. The building at the left edge stands between the junctions of Regent Street, left and Mabgate, right. Abraham Salinsky, greengrocer's is at numbers 23 to 25 Mabgate. Opposite, on the south-east side of Mabgate, is number 20, Harry Groves, Haircutting & Shaving Saloon. Next right, at number 18 Mabgate is Mrs Betsy Hamling, wardrobe dealer. On the corner of Mabgate with New York Road is James Drewery, chemist. The church tower of St. Mary is visible in the background. Quarry Hill flats were built much later built to the right at the junction with Eastgate. Tools, equipment and building materials can be seen. The contractors are David Speight and Sons of the Canal Basin.
[12]Leeds United Footballers (Beeston) (1 comment)
Leeds United Footballers3rd December 1958 Leeds United players in the treatment room at the Elland Road Ground. Alan Shackleton receiving treatment from Bob Roxburgh, the physiotherapist at the time. Standing, from left to right are Billy Humphries, Archie Gibson, Wilbur "Billy" Cush, Bob Roxburgh, Jack Charlton, Don Revie and Grenville Hair. Don Revie had made his debut as a Leeds player on 28th November, in a 3-2 win over Newcastle.
[13]Bramley Board School, Hough Lane (Bramley) (17 comments)
Bramley Board School, Hough LaneUndated. Image shows part of the front elevation of Bramley Board School in Hough Lane, later to become Bramley Council School. It used to be known locally as the Top Board due to its location at the top of Hough Lane. Initially, Bramley Board Schools were held in hired premises, from May 1872. Hough Lane School opened on, 20th August 1877 and when the girls wing was added in March 1900 the school was able to accommodate 561 pupils. Board Schools were the result of the Elementary Education Act of 1870 which entitled the 1,888 children of Bramley a free education.
[14]Corpus Christi Primary and Secondary Schools, Halton Moor Primary School, aerial view (Halton) (10 comments)
Corpus Christi Primary and Secondary Schools, Halton Moor Primary School, aerial viewUndated. Aerial view of schools in Halton taken around the 1960s. The white building just above the centre is Corpus Christi R.C. Secondary Modern, now Corpus Christi Catholic College. Below this in the centre is Corpus Christi R.C. Primary. At the top right, on the other side of Cartmell Drive, is Halton Moor County Primary School, no longer in existence. Towards the bottom right is Corpus Christi R.C. Church. Halton Moor Avenue runs from top left to bottom centre and Neville Road from bottom centre to centre right. Wykebeck Avenue is seen on the bottom left.
[15]Priest's House, thought to be (Bardsey) (3 comments)
PriestNovember 1905. This old stone built property is thought to be the Priest's House according to the book 'Bardsey-cum-Rigton' by Cannon published about 1909. It is detached, on two storeys with mullioned windows flanking a central doorway. Another building is visible in the background to the right.
[16]Alden Avenue, Morley Tunnel, Ventilation Shaft (Morley) (1 comment)
Alden Avenue, Morley Tunnel, Ventilation ShaftDecember 1994. View of the Morley Tunnel Ventilation Shaft on the Hopewell Farm estate. One of four ventilation shafts serving the tunnel, it had originally stood alone in a field on Hopewell Farm, but is now in the middle of a modern housing estate. The main road in the picture is Alden Avenue, with Alden Close leading off by the side of the shaft. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[17]Arndale Centre (Headingley) (10 comments)
Arndale CentreJune 1967 View shows the recently opened Arndale Centre, a covered parade of shops situated off Otley Road between Alma Road and Wood Lane. When the centre originally opened it contained, amongst other businesses, a Post Office and a branch of Lloyds Bank.
[18]Aerial View, Holbeck Moor (Holbeck) (107 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.
[19]Aerial View, Leeds University (Woodhouse) (100 comments)
Aerial View, Leeds Universityc.1960 Leeds University, on Woodhouse Lane. In the left corner at the junction with University Road is Emmanuel Church, the University Chaplaincy. The old Yorkshire College buildings can be seen on the right side of University Road. Woodhouse Cemetery is behind the University, after clearance it was called St George's Field. Land has been cleared along Woodhouse Lane to the junction with Clarendon Road in preparation for the building of the Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering buildings. These were built between 1960 and 1963. In the top right corner, pre-fabricated housing, erected to ease the post war housing shortage. In the bottom right corner, Blenheim School is in view.
[20]Aerial View, Greenthorpe Estate (Bramley) (25 comments)
Aerial View, Greenthorpe Estate1963 On the left is Henconner Lane with Bramley Town end in the top left corner. Moving right, is the Wyther Estate across Stanningley Road. In the top right area are Armley Hill Top cemetery and St Mary's Hospital just below this are tower blocks and new housing which is the Poplar Estate. Below this, the Greenthorpe Estate, stretching down to Pudsey Road, with Armley Heights estate to the right.