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[21]Beckett Street, postcard (Burmantofts)
Beckett Street, postcardUndated. Postcard view of Beckett Street from around the early 20th century, seen from just past the junction with Green Road. Shops visible include (from left) Charles E. Dightam, jeweller and watchmaker at number 37, Thomas Briggs, tobacconist and confectioner at 39, William Tebbs, dyer at number 41 and Thomas George, florist at 43. THe spire of St. John the Baptist Church on Robson Street is seen in the background.
[22]Green street, shop (Burmantofts)
Green street, shopGrocers shop on the corner of Green Street and Pear Street, owned by James Spink. Various products are on display in the window and around the doorway, along with pans and a washboard stands on the pavement. Various advertising signs can be seen including Aladdin liquid metal polish and Brooke Bonds cocoa and tea.
[23]Armley Prison Entrance, Jayne Mansfield (Armley) (12 comments)
Armley Prison Entrance, Jayne Mansfield30th April 1967 Jayne Mansfield, Hollywood film star, photographed outside Armley Prison, sitting on the bonnet of a Rolls Royce. She was going on to perform at Batley Variety Club for £4,000 per week.
[24]Can You Help: A. Woodcock, fruiterer and florist (Unknown) (1 comment)
Can You Help: A. Woodcock, fruiterer and floristUndated. View shows the shop of A. Woodcock, fruiterer and florist, but we are unsure of the location. Members of the Woodcock family lived in Rothwell in the early part of the 20th century and some later moved to the Woodhouse and Burley areas.
[25]Can you Help? (Unknown) (13 comments)
Can you Help?1969. Image shows an unmade street with red brick terraced homes either side and lines of washing strung between. The houses have arched entrances with doors opening directly onto the pavement. The gaps between the blocks of properties are likely to house yards with outside toilets. In the background another street runs across the bottom with a shop in view. The house on the extreme right is numbered 21. Any help in identifying the location would be appreciated. Image courtesy of Eric Jaquier.
[26]Duke Street (City Centre) (4 comments)
Duke Street24th November 1931. Lloyds Arms to the left, landlord Fred Blackburn. Railway bridge runs across the centre of the picture with the line running trains to and from Leeds City Station. Tramlines run along Duke Street. Church in distance to right.
[27]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.
[28]Dewsbury Road nos. 240 - 210 (Hunslet) (1 comment)
Dewsbury Road nos. 240 - 21025th August 1964 Image shows on the left number 210, a through terrace with private garden and gate entrance. An advertisement on the gable end of propety promotes the famous City Varieties, showing Bruce Allen, Dawn Carroll and Freddie Harris, twice nightly at 6.15pm and 8.15pm. In the centre are two back-to-back terraced houses with the County Credit Services at number 204 with Green Terrace on the far right and old painted advertisements on a far wall. Two cars are parked in the street one displaying 'L' plates.
[29]Gelderd Road, Bridge (Wortley)
Gelderd Road, Bridge4 May 1935 View taken during the construction of bridge.
[30]Harewood House, Interior (Harewood)
Harewood House, Interior16th May 1971 Lord and Lady Harewood at home with Neville Usher, estate agent and David Wrench house opening manager
[31]Kirkstal Lane no. 18, Abbey Inn (Kirkstall) (3 comments)
Kirkstal Lane no. 18, Abbey InnUndated, The Abbey Inn, number 18 Kirkstall Lane. There was a car park to the rear of the building. Dutton's beer was sold here.
[32]Boar Lane, painting by Pete Lapish (City Centre)
Boar Lane, painting by Pete Lapishc1945. Painting by Yorkshire artist, Pete Lapish, showing a view of Boar Lane. The artist intended to capture the atmosphere of dense, choking 'smog', typical at that time, which was created by the cold, fog and smoke pollution. To achieve this he has used a semi-pointilistic technique in his painting. Some images by Pete Lapish are available to purchase as postcards or greetings cards from Leeds Visitor Centre - see our 'useful links' page.
[33]Aerial View, Dewsbury Road (Beeston) (67 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.
[34]Foxwood School (Seacroft) (24 comments)
Foxwood Schoolc1967. Exterior view of Foxwood School.
[35]Cross Green Comprehensive School, aerial view (Cross Green) (34 comments)
Cross Green Comprehensive School, aerial viewUndated. Aerial view of Cross Green Comprehensive School, situated on Cross Green Lane. At the bottom left, terraced housing on the Copperfields can be seen.
[36]The Headrow (City Centre)
The Headrow3rd July 1936. This view shows the Headrow at the junction with Vicar Lane. On the extreme right just in shot is the Three Legs public house, then, Browns Furnishers, the Pram Shop then Waldenberg Brothers another Furniture shop. H Brown & Son grocers and bakers comes next. The Corner Shop is empty but has a Guinness sign on the window. A street lamp stands on the road divider and a car waits at the crossing.
[37]Bewerley Street Infant School, seen from the rear in Kirkland Place (Hunslet) (23 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.
[38]Calverley Street, Municipal Buildings, owls (City Centre)
Calverley Street, Municipal Buildings, owlsc1976-81. View shows the cast-iron railings outside the Municipal Buildings on Calverley Street, where two owl sculptures can be seen perched on top of the posts. These are part of a series of ten, arranged in pairs, and are just two of many owls to be found in different guises across the city. Their significance as a symbol of Leeds stems from the city's coat-of-arms, which was in turn inspired by the coat-of-arms of Sir John Savile, the first mayor, which also featured owls. Their contribution to Leeds' heritage has recently been celebrated by the introduction of the 'Leeds Owl Trail' which aims to educate and inspire people about the city's rich history.
[39]Buckton Terrace nos. 1 - 9 (Holbeck) (7 comments)
Buckton Terrace nos. 1 - 9Undated, This 1960s view looks from Buckton Road onto back-to-back properties on Buckton Terrace. Numbers run from 1 to 7 left to right. On the left edge, houses on Cemetery Road are visible. Houses on Buckton Terrace are partially obscured by trees growing in the garden.
[40]Royal Air Force Aircraft Exhibition, Roundhay Park, Aircraft on Display (Roundhay) (1 comment)
Royal Air Force Aircraft Exhibition, Roundhay Park, Aircraft on Display18th June 1919. In the foreground a De-Havillard DH49 was the RFC's main tactical bomber of the late war period. Just visible in the cockpit are the basic flying instruments and, voice tube for speaking to the observer in the rear cockpit. Behind to the right are two fighter aircraft. D9564 is a Sopwith Camel, which was a superlative fighter and accounted for 1,294 German aircraft during the war. Just visible behind is a Sopwith Snipe, this was quite advanced for the era. It was the first production fighter to have electric heating and an oxygen supply as standard equipment.