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[1]City of Leeds Training College, Priestley Hall (Headingley)
City of Leeds Training College, Priestley Hall1932-4. Image shows a large group of women pictured outside Priestley Hall at City of Leeds Training College, posing with a trophy and shield. Priestley was one of seven residential halls, five for women, and two for men. The City of Leeds Training College was established in 1907 for teacher training. It was used as a hospital in WWI and WWII, and is now part of Leeds Beckett University.
[2]City of Leeds Training College, Priestley Hall (Headingley)
City of Leeds Training College, Priestley Hall1932-4. Image shows a group of women pictured outside Priestley Hall at City of Leeds Training College, posing with a trophy and shield. Priestley was one of seven residential halls, five for women, and two for men. The City of Leeds Training College was established in 1907 for teacher training. It was used as a hospital in WWI and WWII, and is now part of Leeds Beckett University.
[3]Roundhay Lake (Roundhay)
Roundhay Lake1949. View taken at the water's edge of Waterloo Lake, Roundhay Park, possibly at the northern end of the lake.
[4]Roundhay Gorge (Roundhay)
Roundhay Gorge1949. View of the path through Roundhay Gorge, at the northern end of Roundhay Park, and through which runs Great Head Beck.
[5]Bedford Fields, allotments show (Woodhouse)
Bedford Fields, allotments show1946. Image shows a speech being made by the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Alderman David Beevers, at the allotments show at Bedford Fields, woodhouse Cliff. The site was converted to a two acre Community Forest Garden in 2011, growing crops in a permaculture system.
[6]Woodhouse Ridge, Spring (Woodhouse)
Woodhouse Ridge, Spring1952. View of a bank covered in bluebells in the woodland on Woodhouse Ridge. The path through the woods can be seen on the bottom left.
[7]Woodhouse Ridge in Winter (Woodhouse)
Woodhouse Ridge in Winter1951/52. Snowy view of the path through Woodhouse Ridge, the eastern section of the woodland to the south of Meanwood Road.
[8]Woodhouse Ridge in Winter (Woodhouse)
Woodhouse Ridge in Winter1951/52. Image shows a snowy view of the central path that runs through the woodland on Woodhouse Ridge, the eastern section of the woodland to the south of Meanwood Road. One of the gas lamps that illuminated the path can be seen to the left.
[9]Leeds Modern School, Class Photograph (Lawnswood) (Lawnswood)
Leeds Modern School, Class Photograph (Lawnswood)May 1963. Class photograph of Form 5P3 at Leeds Modern School, Lawnswood. Back Row L-R :- Tony Foster, Les Landells, Peter Thorpe, Andrew Long, Rod Stuart, Alan Wood, Christopher Richold, John Goodson and Christopher Farnell. Middle Row L-R :- Brian Hicks, James Peers, Kevin Anderson, Nigel Hurford, Trevor Leach, Peter Smith, Ray Ruddick and Alan Ketteringham. Front Row L-R :- Geoffrey Morrish, Michael Stones, Neil Johnston, David Penny, Mr J.T. Linstrum, Richard Robson, Neil Jackson, Michael Piercy and John Austin (Similar apologies if I have mis-remembered any of the christian names). Image and info courtesy of ex-pupil John Goodson.
[10]Leeds Modern School, Class Photograph (Lawnswood) (Lawnswood)
Leeds Modern School, Class Photograph (Lawnswood)March 1959. Class photograph of Form 2C at Leeds Modern School, Lawnswood. Back Row L-R :- Ian Cardus, Richard Scroop, Bernard Aston, Brian Gilyard, Richard Lambert, Ernest Woolley, Richard Wright, Peter Barker, Terence Riley, Gary Bartle and Tony Fozard. Middle Row L-R :- Peter Smith, David Connell, Trevor Leach, Robert Sykes, Geoffrey Wright, Richard Lister, Richard Davies, Colin Jones, Ian Chadwick and Daryl Pickles. Front Row - L-R:- Ian Wadsworth, David Priestley, John Goodson, Ian Buchanan, Barry Edwards, Mr T.R. Cornthwaite, David Penny, Michael Whitney, Michael Quigley, Paul Challenor and Michael Stones (My apologies if I have got any of the christian names wrong - back in 1959 we used to call each other either by surname or by nickname). Image and info courtesy of ex-pupil John Goodson.
[11]Infant School Class near Mabgate (Mabgate)
Infant School Class near Mabgatec.1918 Infant school children outside a school close to Mabgate Leeds, possibly on Argyle Street (Previously Mawsons Field). Information about the name of the school around 1918 welcomed. Photograph donated by Brian Shearey.
[12]Cowper Street Boys School, School Class (Chapeltown)
Cowper Street Boys School, School Class1955/56. A class photo at Cowper Street Boys School. The school was situated on Cowper Street. Third from the right on the front row is Brian Shearey who donated this photograph.
[13]York Road Swimming Baths, Swimming Club (York Road) (1 comment)
York Road Swimming Baths, Swimming Club1958. A group of young swimmers, part of the York Road Swimming Club at York Road Swimming Baths.
[14]York Road Swimming Baths, Swimming Club (York Road) (1 comment)
York Road Swimming Baths, Swimming Club1958. A group of young swimmers, part of York Road Swimming Club pose for the camera.
[15]Children's Day, maypole dancing (Roundhay)
Children6th July 1957. An eye-catching display of maypole dancing can be seen underway at Children's Day, Roundhay Park in 1957. The event was held annually from 1920 to 1963, with schools from all over Leeds taking part. In the background, spectators cover the area known as Hill 60, named to commemorate Leeds soldiers who died in WWI battles around Hill 60 in Ypres, Belgium.
[16]Children's Day, maypole dancing (Roundhay)
Children6th July 1957. Image shows spectators watching a display of maypole dancing, about to start, at Children's Day, Roundhay Park, in 1957. The event was held annually from 1920 to 1963, with schools from all over Leeds taking part. In the background, spectators cover the area known as Hill 60, named to commemorate Leeds soldiers who died in WWI battles around Hill 60 in Ypres, Belgium.
[17]Children's Day, dance display (Roundhay)
Children6th July 1957. View shows a dance display taking place at Children's Day, Roundhay Park, in 1957. The event was held annually from 1920 to 1963, with schools from all over Leeds taking part. In the background, spectators cover the area known as Hill 60, named to commemorate Leeds soldiers who died in WWI battles around Hill 60 in Ypres, Belgium.
[18]Children's Day dance display (Roundhay)
Children6th July 1957. Image shows spectators watching a display of dancing at Children's Day, Roundhay Park, in 1957. The event was held annually from 1920 to 1963, with schools from all over Leeds taking part. In the background, spectators cover the area known as Hill 60, named to commemorate Leeds soldiers who died in WWI battles around Hill 60 in Ypres, Belgium.
[19]Creskeld Woods (Bramhope)
Creskeld Woods1957. View from inside Creskeld Woods, located between Creskeld Lane and Arthington Road, just north of Bramhope. The name Creskeld is anglo-saxon in origin, from Cressa, meaning cress, and Keld, meaning a spring.
[20]Arthington Road (Bramhope) (1 comment)
Arthington Road1957. View looks northwards from the top of Arthington Bank, on Arthington Road, towards the village of Arthington and across the valley of the River Wharfe. The two stone gateposts on the far right are still visible today, although more tree cover lines the road.