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[1]Back Lane nos. 2 - 12 (Bramley) (5 comments)
Back Lane nos. 2 - 12Undated, This early 1960s image shows a row of stone built through terraced houses. A woman in a short skirt and knee boots carry's a hold all past number 10.
[2]Aerial View, Dewsbury Road (Beeston) (71 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]East Street, Ellerby Lane junction (Cross Green) (7 comments)
East Street, Ellerby Lane junction27th October 1978 View of East Street looking east, showing the junction with Ellerby Lane on the left. The Fisherman's Hut public house is on the corner. On the right of the picture is Spen Tyres. As the road turns to the right it becomes Cross Green Lane.
[4]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.
[5]Iron footbridge crossing the River Aire. (Armley) (9 comments)
Iron footbridge crossing the River Aire.Undated. View of the iron footbridge, dating from 1882, which crosses the River Aire just West of Kirkstall Viaduct. It gave access from Milford Place Works to a steep staircase on the opposite bank leading up to Canal Road/Viaduct Road. Photograph courtesy of Terry Cryer.
[6]Low Road, The Wellington (Hunslet)
Low Road, The Wellingtonc1998. View of The Wellington public house on Low Road, by the junction with Old Mill Lane. This old pub has been there since the 19th century, but there has been an inn on the site since at least 1760 when the Organ inn was a place for important meetings in Hunslet.
[7]Greenside, showing the junction of Chapeltown and Uppermoor. (Pudsey)
Greenside, showing the junction of Chapeltown and Uppermoor.21st April 1982. Image shows the junction of Chapeltown, right, and Uppermoor left, as seen from Greenside, foreground. The property on the left is number 2 uppermoor, then, moving right, number 65 Greenside, 'The Pin Cushion', a newsagents at 63, N.D.I Record Club at 61 and the Halifax Building Society at number 59.
[8]Black Horse, Mabgate (Mabgate) (3 comments)
Black Horse, Mabgate1964. View of the Black Horse public house on Mabgate. This site was originally Mabgate Hall. Built in 1673, this later became the Black Bull Inn. This was rebuilt in 1868 and became the Black Horse.
[9]Cockburn High School, under 13's team, 1962 winners of the Falkingham Trophy (Beeston) (11 comments)
Cockburn High School, under 13May 1962. Image shows the under 13's team of Cockburn High School pictured in 1962 when they were the proud winners of the Falkingham Trophy as a result of the match played at Elland Road. They are; back row, from left to right, Philip Sumpner, Jeff Wilson, Michael White, Michael Gledhill, Jimmy Waterston, Brian Westerman and Chris MacMillan. On the front row from let to right are, Steven Peacock, Kenneth Ward, Ray Hardy, Phil Coates and Malcolm Hainsworth.
[10]Eastgate, roundabout (City Centre)
Eastgate, roundaboutc1932. View of Eastgate roundabout seen from St. Peter's Street. Appleyard's petrol filling station is in the centre, with the Marquis of Granby public house behind it. No. 29 Eastgate, occupied by the Kingston Unity Friendly Society among others, is on the left, with the junction with Lady Lane to the right of it.
[11]Fowler Steam Engine with workmen (Unknown) (3 comments)
Fowler Steam Engine with workmenUndated, Fowler steam engine with group of workmen. John Fowler & Co Engineers of Leathley Road, Hunslet produced traction engines and ploughing implements and equipment, as well as railway equipment. John Fowler was an agricultural engineer and inventor who was born in Wiltshire in 1826. He worked on the mechanisation of agriculture and was based in Leeds. He is credited with the invention of steam-driven ploughing engines.
[12]Meanwood Road no 193 (Woodhouse) (6 comments)
Meanwood Road no 19323rd August 1967, Roscoe Clothing Ltd, 193 Meanwood Road, to the right is Oxford Road. On the left people are sitting on the wall which was the boundary for Meanwood Road Swimming Baths. In the foreground is the end of Jackson Road, a motor bike is parked there. This was on the fringe of the Woodhouse Clearance area and was Leeds 7.
[13]Amberton Approach, shops. (Gipton) (10 comments)
Amberton Approach, shops.14th October 1937. Parade of shops on Amberton Approach, Oakwood Lane. From left to right are Jarrett Bros, P. Bennett, confectioner, Almonds fish and fruit, Mittons Newsagent.
[14]Wellington Bridge, steam vehicles (City Centre) (2 comments)
Wellington Bridge, steam vehicles22nd May 1941. View of 2 18 ton Fowler steam tractors drawing 105 ton slater and bogie with Pickfords wagon following on. John Fowler ran his Hunslet factory from 1860 manufacturing his invention of the stream plough and later produced concrete mixers equipment for construction industry and electric generating equipment.
[15]Coal Staithe, Kidacre Street (Hunslet)
Coal Staithe, Kidacre StreetUndated. At the junction of Kidacre Street and Great Wilson Street, coal Staithe. This was the terminus of the old Middleton Colliery Railway. This railway began in 1758 and is now preserved by the Middleton Railway Trust. The church spire is that of Christchurch, Meadow Lane.
[16]Fowler Steam Engine, Memorial (Outside Leeds)
Fowler Steam Engine, MemorialUndated. Memorial to John Fowler in Darlington (1826-1864). In 1860 in partnership with Hewitson, he began manufacturing his invention of the steam plough. This was at a factory in Hunslet, Leeds. The eventual diversity of engines for agricultural and construction use was large. Engines were exported world wide, the name Fowler becoming synonymous for steam engines.
[17]Churwell Industrial Cooperative Store, postcard marking the opening of the new premises (Churwell)
Churwell Industrial Cooperative Store, postcard marking the opening of the new premises25th November 1922. Postcard produced to mark the opening of the new premises of Churwell Industrial Cooperative Society Stores in Elland Road on 25th November 1922. It was built to replace the earlier store which was completely destroyed by fire on 22nd March 1921. The extensive windows display all kinds of 'Grocery, Provisions and Confectionery' including a 3 tier wedding cake. There is also a 'Butchering Department.' Photograph by T.A. Stephenson, part of the David Atkinson Archive.
[18]Seacroft Windmill (Seacroft) (6 comments)
Seacroft Windmill7th November 1963. Image shows land around the Seacroft Windmill being prepared for new buildings. Previously a mill used for grinding corn ot has now been redeveloped and is part of the Ramada Jarvis Hotel chain. The windmill was situated on Mill Green.
[19]Tender Street no. 32 (Hunslet)
Tender Street no. 3231st July 1959 Number 32 Tender Street is in the centre, behind on the left Eddison Place is in view. This was a heavily industrialised area, the site of many clay pits and pottery workings, railway sidings, foundries and just across from Tender Street was John Fowler's steam engine works, the Airedale Foundry.
[20]Woodhouse Lane Methodist New Connexion Chapel and Sunday School (City Centre) (1 comment)
Woodhouse Lane Methodist New Connexion Chapel and Sunday SchoolUndated. View of the Methodist New Connexion Chapel, to the left, and school, to the right, on Woodhouse Lane. The chapel opened in 1858 and the school in 1887. The chapel was later used by Leeds College of Music before becoming Yates Wine Lodge, now called Yates's(2013). The school later became the Rat and Parrot public house. At the time of writing (2013)the school is The Hedley Verity and Lloyd's No. 1 Bar, run by Wetherspoons. Photograph by Wormald of Leeds.