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[1]Grosvenor Hill, steps (Woodhouse) (2 comments)
Grosvenor Hill, steps1970. View shows a flight of steps leading down from Grosvenor Hill (formerly Camp Road) to Servia Hill (formerly New Camp Road). At the bottom of the stps are the junctions with Servia Avenue and Claro Avenue. To the right of the picture is the side of no.47 Servia Hill. On the left, no.40 Grosvenor Hill is occupied by the Royal Fisheries.
[2]Servia Hill, steps (Woodhouse) (2 comments)
Servia Hill, steps1970. View shows a flight of steps leading up from Servia Hill (formerly New Camp Road) to Grosvenor Hill (formerly Camp Road). A standard wrought iron balustrade is in the middle. The steps were situated between nos.23 and 25 Servia Hill, all of which have since been demolished.
[3]Billy Kay, Former Chief Electrician at Leeds Grand Theatre (Harehills) (4 comments)
Billy Kay, Former Chief Electrician at Leeds Grand Theatre1969. Image shows a bowler-hatted and suited gentleman waiting at a bus stop in Harehills. He is Billy Kay, former chief electrician at Leeds Grand Theatre. Prior to that he had worked at the Empire Theatre until its closure in 1961. He was known for his smart attire and always, as seen here, wore a rose in his button-hole. The photograph was taken in Roundhay Road.
[4]Aerial View, Dewsbury Road (Beeston) (69 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.
[5]Top Town TV Programme (Yeadon) (3 comments)
Top Town TV Programme1950s A light entertainment programme which had different towns in competition. Pictured here are entrants to the contest which would vote for the three most beautiful girls in Aireborough. On the back row, man with the moustache is Barney Colehan, BBC producer. He was also producer of 'The Good Old Days' which was staged at the City Varities Theatre in Leeds and 'Its a Knockout' and 'Jeux-sans-Frontiere which were the successors to 'Top Town'
[6]Children Playing in the Street (Burley)
Children Playing in the Street1969. View of children playing football in a street in the Burley area. Washing is pegged out on lines between the houses. Red brick terraced houses are visible in the background.
[7]Rosebank Road, nos. 88-94 (Burley) (1 comment)
Rosebank Road, nos. 88-941969. This image by Eric Jaquier shows children playing in the Rosebank Road area of Burley. The young boy in the foreground is brandishing a home-made wooden sword. An outside toilet block is seen nearest the camera then terraced houses numbered 88 to 94.
[8]York Road, diversion (York Road) (1 comment)
York Road, diversion20th February 1925. View shows work taking place on a diversion to York Road. Workmen with spades can be seen along with machinery and vehicles bearing the name 'The Factory in the Field, Harehills, Leeds'.
[9]Rosebank Lane (Burley) (3 comments)
Rosebank Lane14th November 1967 Image shows two women carrying shopping bags, one in a pokadot apron and the other wearing a coat and headscarf, they are stood at the junction of Rosebank Terrace (on the left). In the distance can be seen Rosebank Street on the right.
[10]Balm Road, Railway Hotel (Hunslet) (6 comments)
Balm Road, Railway Hotel19th October 1950. View looking diagonally across Balm Road to the Railway Hotel. The public house has a mural of a steam train above Bentley's Yorkshire Beers written on the modern frontage. To the left, the remains of the demolished last house on the end of Hardwick Place can be seen. The chimney flues with bricked up fireplaces, interior walls, floor levels and wooden eves are revealed. To the right is Balm Street, a row of back-to-back houses with an advertising poster for Lux on the end one. In the foreground the semi-cobbled road has tram lines and power cables above. A telegraph pole, centre left, has blackout markings to the base.
[11]Greenbottom (Guiseley) (2 comments)
Greenbottom20th June 1909. This is the dedication of Guiseley's ambulance. The crowd is outside Guiseley Town Hall. The field on the left is now the site of Aireborough Leisure Centre. To the right the Belle Vue cafe can be seen.
[12]Manston Lodge (Cross Gates) (5 comments)
Manston Lodge23rd November 1955. Picture shows view looking north from Austhorpe Road. The lodge can be seen in the background with a wooden fence surrounding it. A cul-de-sac is visible in the centre of the picture. To the right is the Navy and Army Surplus Stores. Lamp post is visible on the left.
[13]Manston Lodge, Manston Lane (Cross Gates)
Manston Lodge, Manston Lane24th June 1952. Looking east along Austhorpe Road at the entrance to Manston Lodge, with Manston Lane behind. A sign is visible saying, "Tanks and transporters for R.O.F. turn right".
[14]White Hart Hotel, Wakefield Road, King Street (Drighlington) (5 comments)
White Hart Hotel, Wakefield Road, King StreetA 1962 view of the derelict White Hart Hotel, a large stone building with stone stairs and iron railings leading from the front door down to the road. A covered rectangular truck on wagon wheels sits in front of the building. On the right of the building an advertising hoarding depicts a white church with a steeple and instructs people to 'Come to Church'. Dating from the Elizabethan era, the hotel became the focal point of the Adwalton horse fair 1577 when John Brooke of the hotel was granted a charter to hold it. The hotel was demolished in 1964 and was situated at the corner of King Street and Wakefield Road.
[15]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.
[16]Headingley Golf Course (Adel) (1 comment)
Headingley Golf Coursec1980s. View of Headingley Golf course located between Church Lane and King Lane, with an entrance in Back Church Lane. The Headingley Golf Club was founded in 1892 and was originally based on the Beckett Estate (now Beckett Park) on Spen Lane. The club eventually outgrew the 9 hole course and in 1906 it moved to the present site, an 18 hole course created on a site near to Adel Church and stretching across to King Lane. In 1969 it was confirmed that a Roman Road had run through part of the course and evidence was found in the 3rd, 12th 14th and 15th fairways. During the Second World War incendiary bombs fell on the golf course. Behind the photographer a small track runs between King Lane and King Lane Farm.
[17]Silver Street (Holbeck) (1 comment)
Silver StreetJuly 2012. View of Silver Street off Water Lane where old factory premises are visible with a wide archway. The junction with Silver Street is situated at number 149 Water Lane. The view is looking towards Water Lane.
[18]Rear of Otley Lane in the snow (Yeadon)
Rear of Otley Lane in the snow2009. Image shows a footpath at the rear of Otley Lane under a heavy fall of snow. Bungalows are in view on the right.
[19]Knostrop Sewage Works, construction (Knostrop)
Knostrop Sewage Works, construction16th April 1902. View shows Knostrop sewage works during construction work to install a new boiler. Several workmen and an official can be seen.
[20]Elland Road, no. 32, Elland Road Fisheries (Holbeck)
Elland Road, no. 32, Elland Road FisheriesUndated. View shows Elland Road Fisheries at no. 32 Elland Road. Standing in the doorway are proprietors Ernest and Emma Webster. No date is given for the photograph but Ernest Webster is listed as a fried fish dealer at 32 Elland Road in trade directories of the 1930s and 1940s. Emma Webster, nee Gee, was the daughter of Mary Gee who ran Gee & Whitwam's fish and chip shop with her sister Elizabeth Whitwam (see image ID 201729_175925).