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[1]Horsforth Secondary Modern School, Mr. Danson's class (Horsforth)
Horsforth Secondary Modern School, Mr. Dansonc1957. View shows Mr. Danson's class at Horsforth Featherbank Secondary Modern School around 1957. The photograph was supplied by Kenneth Baldwin, who has named a few of the pupils:- Second row from back: fourth from left Christine Armitage, sixth from left ? Kemp; 3rd row from back: fourth from left Susan Fairburn, then possibly Andria Smith next to Mr. Danson. The school was situated on Featherbank Lane.
[2]Horsforth Featherbank Secondary Modern School, football team (Horsforth) (2 comments)
Horsforth Featherbank Secondary Modern School, football teamc1956-57. View shows Horsforth Featherbank Secondary Modern School's football team for the season 1956-57. The photograph was supplied by Kenneth Baldwin who is sitting on the left in the front row. Other players he can recall are Chris French (back row, left), Ronnie Dyson (back row, second from right), Keith Duckett? (middle row, left), Ronnie Mellor (middle row, second from right) and Martin Oxtoby (front row, middle). The school, situated on Featherbank Lane, was later the site of Featherbank Junior School and is now Featherbank Primary School.
[3]Horsforth Featherbank Secondary Modern School, class 2B (Horsforth)
Horsforth Featherbank Secondary Modern School, class 2Bc1955-56. View shows class 2B of Horsforth Secondary Modern School, along with their teacher, Miss Crossley, seated in the centre. The pupils, as named by Kenneth Baldwin who supplied the photograph, are:- Back Row: unknown, Stuart Tennant, Richard Patch, Neil Metcalfe, Ken Baldwin, Peter Ward, unknown, Clive Batterick, Ian Rolfe; Second row from back: unknown, unknown, Andrea Hardwick, unknown, unknown, June Whitham, Diane Smith, Linda Grey; Third row from back: unknown, unknown, Carol Ingle, Marie Teale, Angela Brooks, Angela Hudson, Pat Knowles, Christine Elliot; Front row: Neil Penicott, John Brieley, Graham Speight, unknown, Colin Moore, Paul Barratt. The school was situated on the site on Featherbank Lane which is now occupied by Horsforth Featherbank Primary School.
[4]Blenheim School, Nativity Play (Woodhouse)
Blenheim School, Nativity Playc1946-49. View shows pupils of Blenheim Infants School taking part in a Nativity Play. This scene, "The Shepherds in the Field", features boys from Class 1 who would be aged 6-7 years. The school was situated on Blenheim Walk.
[5]Blenheim School, Nativity Play (Woodhouse)
Blenheim School, Nativity Playc1946-49. View shows children of Blenheim Infants School taking part in a Nativity Play. This scene "Adoration" involves girls from Class 1, including Janet Freeman, who would all be aged 6-7 years. Blenheim Infants School was situated on Blenheim Walk.
[6]Canterbury Chilled Meat Company, Kirkstall Road (Kirkstall)
Canterbury Chilled Meat Company, Kirkstall Roadc1910. Image shows the shop front of the Canterbury Chilled Meat Company at 295 Kirkstall Road. The shopkeeper, most likely Albert Brook, is standing outside with two boys. All are wearing butchers aprons. The shop traded as Canterbury Chilled Meat from 1907 to 1914, when it became Albert Brook, butcher, and continued as such until at least into the 1960s. The shop was on the edge of the Cardigan estate, between Cardigan Crescent & Cardigan Row, and the area is now Kirkstall Industrial Park.
[7]Gilbert's Steam Bakery, Marsh Lane (City Centre)
Gilbert1920. Image shows Gilbert's Bakery at number 100 Marsh Lane, to the south of the junction with Shannon Street. A group of people, most likely the proprietor, Mrs Mary Elizabeth Gilbert, and bakery workers, are standing outside. Loaves of bread are displayed in the window, and a sign above the premises reads "First Yorkshire Steam Bakery, Established 1879". Playbills for the Empire and Hippodrome theatres are visible behind the group, and one has a date of 26th April 1920.
[8]Old Kings Arms, Headrow (City Centre)
Old Kings Arms, Headrowc1897. View of the Old Kings Arms at number 9 Lower Headrow, next to Atkinson's Court and Kings Arms Yard, the entrance to which is through the archways that can just be seen in the centre of the image. The licensee at the time was William Pickersgill, whose name can be seen at the top of the building, and on signs on the building front. The building is decorated with flags and garlands, possibly in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897. There is a group of men and boys standing outside, and a man on the roof, possibly waiting for an event of some sort.
[9]Grand Theatre, New Briggate (City Centre)
Grand Theatre, New BriggateUndated. View of the Grand Theatre on New Briggate. On the left can be seen the premises of Edward Swallow corsetier at number 48, and the entrance to the theatre. Beyond this ate several shops all occupied by the Remington & Roneo Typewriter Company, and the entrance to the Grand Assembly Rooms at number 32.
[10]Bond Street looking west (City Centre)
Bond Street looking westc1900. View of Bond Street looking west from the junction with Albion Street. At the corner on the left is Pierce & Sons jewellers at number 39, followed by Fields Oriental Cafe at 39. Visible on the left are Boots Cash Chemists at numbers 7 & 9, and in the distance can be seen the Philosophical Hall at the junction with Park Row.
[11]Briggate, looking north (City Centre)
Briggate, looking northc1910. View of Briggate looking north towards Commercial Street. On the left can be seen signs for Cafe Royale, Lawsons tailors, and Jennings printers amnd the premises of H. Samuel at number 39. The entrance to the Imperial Hotel is beyond this. Visible on the right are Walker & Hall Silversmiths & Cutlers at 148, McConnell wine & spirit merchants at 146-7, Lockhart Bros restaurant at 144, the Albion Hotel at 142, and the offices of the Great Northern Railway Company at number 141.
[12]County Arcade, looking towards Vicar Lane (City Centre)
County Arcade, looking towards Vicar Lanec1900s. View of County Arcade, situated between Vicar Lane and Briggate, looking towards Vicar Lane. On the right at number 1 is Samuel Ferrand hairdressers, and at number 3 Pickering Umbrellas. On the left at number 4-10 is Smith Brothers drapers. The sign for Ceylon Cafe at number 22 is visible further down the arcade, and gas lamps can be seen hanging from the roof.The Arcades in Leeds were designed by Frank Matcham, and were completed in 1903.
[13]County Arcade, looking towards Briggate (City Centre)
County Arcade, looking towards BriggateEarly 1900s. Image shows County Arcade, which ran between Briggate and Vicar Lane, looking towards Briggate from the junction with Queen Victoria Street inside the arcades. On the left are the premises of Walter Steyning jewellers, where a poster for an exhibition can be seen, and to the right is a sign for the Ceylon Cafe, and the archways of the cafe entrance. By 1910, Ceylon Cafe had become part of the Lyonschain. The Arcades in Leeds were designed by Frank Matcham, and built between 1898 and 1903.
[14]Duncan Street, looking West (City Centre)
Duncan Street, looking Westc1910. View of Duncan Street, looking west from the junction with Central Road. To the left are Edgar Hayward Opticians at number 20, followed by the entrance for the Whip Hotel, and then Berrington & Co. boot manufacturers at number 14. On the right, at number 9 are Central Market Hotel, Best & Booth tailors and Nelson & Sahrpe butchers. Further on at number 5 are Hopkins drapers, followed by the junction with Briggate, and Hardy & Co outfitters at number 1 Boar Lane. The spire of Trinity Church can be seen in the distance.
[15]Peel Mill, aftermath of fire (Morley)
Peel Mill, aftermath of fire1915. View shows Peel Mill, also known as Jackson's Mill after its owners W & E Jackson, in the aftermath of a fire which destroyed many of the buildings in 1915. The mill, built in 1860, was one of the largest in Morley, with premises on both side of Commercial Street. Following the fire many buildings were rebuilt and the mill continued to be successful until closing in the 1970s. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[16]Bridge Street, Railway Bridge (Morley)
Bridge Street, Railway Bridgec1914. View of Bridge Street showing the railway bridge, constructed in 1858, which carried the Wakefield-Bradford branch of the Great Northern Railway into Morley Top Station. The railway line and the bridge were both later dismantled and the road beneath widened, A gate leading into the Highways Depot can be seen on the far right. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[17]First World War, rally to promote National Savings (Morley)
First World War, rally to promote National Savingsc1916. View shows a group of Morley officials at a rally to promote National Savings during the First World War. A gun on the right has a notice attached to it saying "Buy war certificates as a memento and have them stamped at the gun". Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[18]First World War, rally to promote National Savings (Morley)
First World War, rally to promote National Savingsc1916. View shows a group of Morley officials promoting a local campaign for war savings during the First World War. A banner with the words "Thank the Guns" and a target figure of £250.00 is seen above. A large gun typical of those used in field battles at the time is seen on the right. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[19]First World War, female meter inspectors (Morley)
First World War, female meter inspectorsc1916. View shows a group of three female meter inspectors during the First World War, when women took over roles that would have been traditionally undertaken by men. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[20]Morley, army personnel in First World War (Morley)
Morley, army personnel in First World Warc1915. View show a group of army personnel from Morley during the First World War. The occasion and exact location are not known. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.