Newspaper cuttings taken from a scrap book donated to AHS.
Newspaper cuttings from Aireborough for 1915 – 1916 – of local lads, sadly some who gave all….
At about age three, I remember the row of outside toilets at the back across the cobbled yard….
He also lived in Yeadon for most of his life too, although he was born in Brooklyn, New York, where …
Life in a Yeadon home in 1700 written in 1880. In those days all the carding, scribbling, weaving and spinning was done by hand.
Each clothier was entitled to 1 stall for every £2.10s he subscribed, but no one had more than three on which to sell his cloth. …
The wool was dyed in a dye-house near the defunct Carlton Workhouse & the field in which it was situate still retains the name of Leadhouse Garth.
Tough Irish navvies with their soiled white hats, plush waistcoats & taste for whisky terrorised the neighbourhood.
The formal opening of the section as far as Green Lane by three decorated cars it is recorded “aroused the greatest interest & enthusiasm on the part of the inhabitants”.
Inquires led them to assume at 11d per mile would be a fair estimate of the cost of working covering all expenses.
“Arthur ! come and help me – my kids and your kids are fighting our kids !”