Carnivals – 1990 Edwardian Day (2)

Carnivals Edwardian Day 1990
Title Edwardian Day
Date 28 April 1990
Location Yeadon
Photo ID EE025
Comment Fairground attractions on Town Hall Square.
Carnivals Edwardian Day 1990

EE026 – Carnivals, Edwardian Day, 1990.

Carnival – Edwardian Day – 1990

Crowds line the High Street to watch the parade, an unusual attraction is the goat.

Carnivals Edwardian Day 1990

EE027 – Carnivals, Edwardian Day, 1990.

Carnival – Edwardian Day – 1990

The band of the Air Force Cadets marching down the High Street.

Carnivals Edwardian Day 1990

EE028 – Carnivals, Edwardian Day, 1990.

Carnival – Edwardian Day – 1990

A horse drawn Rington’s Tea delivery van.
A family company which was established in 1907 when Samuel Smith from Leeds began selling tea from a horse and cart around the Newcastle area.
He went into partnership with William Titterington , the brand name was formed from the 2 surnames “Rington” and “S” for Smith. Titterington left the company and the Smith Family have continued the business delivering tea and other items direct to customers.
A new factory was built in Leeds in the 1930s on Lady Pit Lane, this is now a Sikh temple (January 2014).

Carnivals Edwardian Day 1990

EE029 – Carnivals, Edwardian Day, 1990.

Carnival – Edwardian Day – 1990

A Jowett Bradford van, FKW 44 used for deliveries by William Morrison Provisions Ltd, James Street, Bradford.
This model was produced 1947-1953 by Jowett Cars Ltd of Idle, the company operated  from 1906-1954.
The site at Five Lane Ends, Idle now has a Morrison’s store on it! (January 2014)
The van can be seen at Bradford Industrial Museum on Moorside Road in the motor gallery.

Carnivals Edwardian Day 1990

EE030 – Carnivals, Edwardian Day, 1990.

Carnival – Edwardian Day – 1990

A steam roller “Victoria” on the right is the corner of Marshall Street.

Carnivals Edwardian Day 1990

EE031 – Carnivals, Edwardian Day, 1990.

Carnival – Edwardian Day – 1990

Steam engine U7148 belonging to Mitchell of Guiseley.

Carnivals Edwardian Day 1990

EE032 – Carnivals, Edwardian Day, 1990.

Carnival – Edwardian Day – 1990

Morris Men performing a dance on the High Street.
This form of folk dance has it’s origins in the 15th century, there are all male, mixed or all female teams or sides.
Different regions have their own dances and styles of dress which  may include clogs, bell pads, waist-coats, knee breeches, straw, top, or bowler hats and handkerchiefs, sticks are a common prop.  

Carnivals Edwardian Day 1990

EE033 – Carnivals, Edwardian Day, 1990.

Carnival – Edwardian Day – 1990

A troupe of majorettes parading down the High Street.

Carnivals Edwardian Day 1990

EE034 – Carnivals, Edwardian Day, 1990.

Carnival – Edwardian Day – 1990

A banner for Leafield Mill can be seen behind the girl at the front. This was a contingent of mainly children dressed to represent the mill workers.
On the right another banner for “The Oldest Fish and Chip Shop”, a claim made by the fish shop on Sandy Way.

Carnivals Edwardian Day 1990

EE035 – Carnivals, Edwardian Day, 1990.

Carnival – Edwardian Day – 1990

Children who were representing the old mills of the area.
On the left is the Leeds and Holbeck Building Society, to the right LA Travel which is now Althams Travel (January 2014).

Carnivals Edwardian Day 1990

EE036 – Carnivals, Edwardian Day, 1990.

Carnival – Edwardian Day – 1990

Tetley’s Brewery dray, the horses have been unharnessed. On the left is Cliffe Court newsagents, this is now the Post Office (January 2014), it also incorporates Haigh’s Bakery.
The bakery moved to premises opposite Yeadon Town Hall but has since closed.
A cash point is now located to the left of what was Cliffe Court arcade, the arcade became part of Morrisons store when major alterations were carried out and the High Street frontage changed.

Carnivals Edwardian Day 1990

EE037 – Carnivals, Edwardian Day, 1990.

Carnival – Edwardian Day – 1990

Steam engine “Progress”, the canopy has the legend “The Brooklands Motel, Barnsley” on it.

Carnivals Edwardian Day 1990

EE038 – Carnivals, Edwardian Day, 1990.

Carnival – Edwardian Day – 1990

The parade over, the onlookers begin to disperse.

Carnivals Edwardian Day 1990

FB289 – Carnivals, Edwardian Day, 1990.

Carnival – Edwardian Day – 1990

Lorna Caine is wearing a striped apron and shawl, this was outside the Oxfam shop on the High Street.

Previous Comments:

Re EE030
jdathebowler
This road roller was built by Aveling and Porter in 1912, at their Invicta Works Rochester. It was a Class BSD number 7600 with compound cylinders. Its registration number was MP 5185 and it was named Victoria.
22 April 2014.

Re EE037
jdathebowler
Progress is a Showman’s Road Locomotive. It was built in 1923 by Charles Burrell and Son at their works in Thetford Norfolk. It was a Class D No: 3950 with compound cylinders. It was registered MO 2916 and named Progress.
22 April 2014.

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