Oxford Street, c1890 – onwards

Oxford Street c1890

Title Oxford Street
Date c1890
Location Guiseley
Photo ID BB047
Comment Oxford Street (continues as Oxford Road) seen from the junction with Towngate to the left and Lands Lane to the right.
Oxford Street 1906

PU050 – Oxford Street, 1906.

Oxford Street – 1906

Colour postcard of Oxford Street looking in the direction of Towngate. The postcard is by Burrow, Cheltenham. “Blue Sky” Series. R Winterburn Photo.

Oxford Street 1906

PU050A – Oxford Street, 1906.

Oxford Street – 1906

It is addressed to Miss Alice Mosley in Bradford and the message is: “Dear Alice, I am enjoying myself very much. The weather has been very wet on Sunday and Monday, hope you are all well, Billy”

Oxford Street 1906

M107 – Oxford Street, 1906.

Oxford Street – 1906

Looking in the direction of Towngate, this section of Oxford Road was referred to as Oxford Street.
The premises on the right has the sign “Refreshment Rooms”
On the reverse of this card is written:
“Dear Martha, Just a line to know if you are still in the land of the living. We are very busy at the mill at present and I hope you have plenty. Give my love to M A and remember me to Miss H, Chris”
It was sent to a Miss Grayson, 15 Plevna Street, Stourton.

Oxford Street c1925

PU005 – Oxford Street, c1925.

Oxford Street – c1925

Postcard of Oxford Street looking from Town Gate, the large building on the right with the ornate facade was the Guiseley Co-op. Above the roof tops is the spire of the Methodist Church on Oxford Road which continues from Oxford Street.

Editor’s Note: The black cat in the foreground was presumably drawn by a young person at some past time, I think its quite cute!

Oxford Street c1925

PU005A – Oxford Street, c1925.

Oxford Street – c1925

On the reverse is a message from the Rev. Miller, a Curate at St. Oswald’s Church “Feast Sunday!”.

It was sent to “The Guiseley Crowd, C E Holiday House, Bruntsfield, Sandown, Isle of Wight”. Presumably a group from Guiseley were staying there. Browns Butchers written in pencil above.

Oxford Street 1968

G498 – Oxford Street, 1968.

Oxford Street – 1968

Oxford Street is the continuation of Oxford Road to Towngate.

Photographer Bryan Waite, donated by his family.

Oxford Street 2004

I060 – Oxford Street, 2004.

Oxford Street – 2004

Oxford Street is a continuation of Oxford Road, to the right is Lands Lane.

Oxford Street 2015

P028 – Oxford Street, 2015.

Oxford Street – 2015

“The Equestrian”, a business which has relocated from the corner of Oxford Road / Otley Road into premises previously occupied by a carpet shop.
Above is Karisma Gym, moving right is “Tod’s Treats” a sweet and coffee shop.
Next is the entrance to Karisma and also WYSPA – the West Yorkshire School of Performing Arts.

Photographer Edwy Harling.

Consolidated by Linda Plonka. 08 March 2022.
Last updated: 10 March 2022.

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