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[1]Holbeck looking towards Wortley (Holbeck) (7 comments)
Holbeck looking towards Wortley1969. Birds-eye view of Holbeck looking towards Wortley. In the foreground the lozenge-shaped works is likely to be part of Elland Road Brickworks belonging to B. Whitaker & Son Ltd. Elland Road cuts across the picture horizontally behind this building. The red brick streets of back-to-back terraced homes in view run between Elland Road and Ingram Road and are the Tilbury's. Clayton's Pork Butcher's is visible at number 114 Elland Road at the junction with Tilbury Terrace. Running at an angle between the playing fields of Matthew Murray School and Ingram Road are more terraced streets, the Eustons. Matthew Murray School is clearly seen in the middle distance then beyond it is the railway line crossing Gelderd Road. The Schweppes Mineral Water Works occupies a large site between Whitehall Road and Gelderd Road and is addressed as number 92 Gelderd Road. Just right of centre, in the far distance, two blocks of high rise flats are visible. These are Wortley Heights, left, and Wortley Towers, right, off Tong Road. They were built in 1966 to a height of 47 metres on 17 floors. Photograph courtesy of Eric Jaquier.
[2]Alwoodley Lane (Alwoodley) (2 comments)
Alwoodley Lane5th April 1935. Alwoodley Lane between Goodrick Lane and Harrogate Road, showing detached house and bungalows just before Moss Hall.
[3]Littlemoor Working Men's Club, Bowling Green (Pudsey)
Littlemoor Working MenUndated. Image shows part of Littlemoor Working Men's Club Bowling Green and a remnant of farm field. Littlemoor Working Men's Club is situated at number 82 Valley Road, formerly Workhouse Lane.
[4]Valley Road, Littlemoor Working Men's Club & Institute, Bowling Green (Pudsey) (1 comment)
Valley Road, Littlemoor Working Men1976. View of the bowling green belonging to Littlemoor Working Men's Club & Institute located off Valley Road. The properties on the right are situated in Valley Road. The view looks in the direction of Farnley. Immediately beyond the bowling green is a small estate with streets named after famous names in English Literature like Tennyson, Chaucer and Scott. 1976. View of the bowling green belonging to Littlemoor Working Men's Club & Institute located off Valley
[5]Leeds Tram, at Crich Tramway Museum. (Unknown) (5 comments)
Leeds Tram, at Crich Tramway Museum.c1997. View of a Leeds Tram photographed at the Crich Tramway Museum in Derbyshire, where it has been restored. The destination Headingley is displayed in the destination box at the front.
[6]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.
[7]Beeston, aerial view (Beeston)
Beeston, aerial viewUndated. Aerial view of Beeston Hill and Elland Road area. Elland Road is visible to the right with the football ground visible in the top right section of the photograph. The steam of a train can be seen on the railway line which goes across the centre of the photo.
[8]Garnet Road, Robinson and Birdsell, scrap iron dealers (Hunslet) (2 comments)
Garnet Road, Robinson and Birdsell, scrap  iron dealers9th June 1950. View of Robinson and Birdsell, scrap iron dealers on the north side of Garnet Road.
[9]7th Lord Mayor's Annual Parade, Lewis's 'Fells Wargo Railway Co.' (City Centre) (1 comment)
7th Lord Mayor21st June 1980. Image shows proud members of Lewis's 'Fells Wargo Railway Co.'(A humorous play on words with reference to 'Wells Fargo', of course). They pose in their colourful costumes in front of the spectacular decorated steam engine of the American West. This was Lewis's entry to the 7th Lord Mayor's Parade for which it won Best Overall Entry. It took over 20,000 ribbon parcel bows to decorate the float. Four female staff are dressed as saloon girls complete with buttoned boots and Ostrich feather headdresses. There is a cowboy in the centre and the two North American indians are Neil Malloch, left, and Simon Riley, right, both from the Display Department of Lewis's on the Headrow. The Parade set off from Woodhouse Moor, seen here, then went down Woodhouse Lane, then Merrion Street and Vicar Lane, into Briggate then the Headrow, on to Calverley Street, past the Civic Hall to salute the Lord Mayor and finally returned to Woodhouse Moor.
[10]Gledhow Street, off Hall Lane (Armley) (3 comments)
Gledhow Street, off Hall Lane28th January 1985 Gledhow Street is a long street of red brick back to back terraced houses situated between Hall Lane and Tong Road. This image was taken not long before demolition - most of the houses have been bricked up but one appears to be inhabited with curtains at the windows. Number 63 is at the far left and the numbers ascend in an odds sequence to the right in the direction of Hall Lane.
[11]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.
[12]Tadcaster Street, looking across Whingate Terrace (Armley) (4 comments)
Tadcaster Street, looking across Whingate Terrace1969. View shows Tadcaster Street looking across Whingate Terrace. Nos. 30, 28 and 26 are on the left, while Tadcaster Street continues past Whingate Terrace on the right with nos. 21 to 11 visible. Two women are chatting in the street while attending to their washing. A pram is parked outside one of the houses and a child is playing out. In the background a window cleaner is up on a ladder cleaning bedroom windows.
[13]Can You Help? (Unknown) (4 comments)
Can You Help?1969. View shows two women walking along a path leading from a patch of wasteground through to the backs of terraced housing. Any ideas of the location would be appreciated. Image courtesy of Eric Jaquier.
[14]Leeds Parish Church, Kirkgate, National School (City Centre) (3 comments)
Leeds Parish Church, Kirkgate, National SchoolUndated. View of Leeds Parish Church on Kirkgate. This church was consecrated on September 2nd 1841 although a church had been on the site since Saxon times. The new church was instigated by Dr. Walter Hook who became Vicar of Leeds in 1837. He was unhappy with the arrangements of the old church for worship and had the church rebuilt except for the south wall. To the left of the Parish Church is Leeds National School opened in 1813. Here 500 poor children, 320 of them boys, were taught from the age of 8 to 11 or 12. A banner in front of the Parish Church state 'Church Forward Movement, churches staffing maintenance, will you help?'
[15]Wesley Street (Beeston) (3 comments)
Wesley Street9th January 1937 Monument mason, premises of G.A.Wilkinson. Fences around property, which has a shed, cart and slabs of marble. The road was situated between Beeston Town Street and Elland Road.
[16]Harehills Board School (Harehills) (54 comments)
Harehills Board SchoolUndated. Situated on Roundhay Road, exterior view of Harehills School. This was one of a number of schools built in Leeds by the School Board, in response to the 1870 Education Act which proposed better education for children and that schools be provided free and not necessarily allied to churches. It was opened on 14th October 1891.
[17]The Headrow, Lewis's Department Store (City Centre) (6 comments)
The Headrow, LewisUndated View of Lewis's Department Store on the Headrow, taken around the 1950s or 1960s, with the road in front busy with traffic. Designed by architects Atkinson and Shaw and opened on 17th September 1932, Lewis's was one of the largest department stores in the north of England at the time, though only the lower floor was opened at the start, with the rest being completed in 1938. Lewis's remained the biggest store in the centre of Leeds until closing on 1st February 1991 when the company went into receivership. In 1996 the store was taken over by Allders, who in turn closed in 2005.
[18]Briggate (City Centre) (1 comment)
BriggateUndated. Image shows a mid 1890s Briggate where shops on the left include the tailors A. Barnanrd, Mansfield and Son boot and shoe makers and Louis Edward Franks Opticians at number 48. At number 50 is Thornton and Co India Rubber manufacturers. On the right of this a lantern displays the location of the Whitelocks public house. Ground floor businesses are shaded by striped awnings and in the case of L. E. Franks a large pair of spectacles have been painted over the stripes as an advertisement. First floor premises are advertised to let from agents Hepper and Sons at 12a East Parade. On the left of the road a large filled horse drawn wagon stands by the pavement. Multiple drawn trams travel along Briggate. The last one of the line has the destination Headingley Church written on it. In the foreground a man wearing a bowler hat and large while apron over his suit stands to the left of a milk churn barrow. On the far right a sign is visible advertising the location of the Bull and Mouth Hotel at number 138. In the 1858 Leeds guide this hotel was graded as a principal hotel and described as an old establishment commercial hotel.
[19]Arthington Viaduct and the River Wharfe (Arthington) (3 comments)
Arthington Viaduct and the River WharfeUndated, Arthington viaduct spanning the River Wharfe in the early 1900s. Thomas Grainger built the viaduct in the 1840s. It has an impressive 21 segmental arches and sweeps across the river and valley on a 940.4 radius curve. Thomas Grainger had built railways all over Scotland and the North of England. Unfortunately after being a great advocate of railway safety he was himself killed in a train crash at the age of 57.
[20]Aerial View, Gipsy Lane, Parkside School (Beeston) (74 comments)
Aerial View, Gipsy Lane, Parkside School1963 Aerial view of Gipsy Lane, this is the road across the centre of the photo. Parkside School (which later became Cockburn School) can be seen, with Gipsy Lane continuing past on the left. Part of South Leeds Golf Course is on the left. Houses on the right are the Southleigh estate.