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Bayton Lane

Bayton Lane runs from Layton Road Rawdon/Brownberrie Lane, Horsforth, taking you from Horsforth to the …

Beal, Walter & Tony – Undated

Fireman Walter Beal with his son Tony who is dressed as a fireman, he was the station mascot.

Benton Congregational Church, 1846 – 1972 (1)

The site for this church was part of the grounds of Benton Park, it was given by Robert Milligan whose family lived there, he himself lived at Acacia House. The building was…

Benton Park School (1)

The school was begun by Joseph Riley in 1838, by 1851 he had 33 boys in residence. His son John was also a teacher there.

Benton Park School (2)

Benton Park School Football Team 1961/62

Benton Players (1)

“Mr. Pim passes by” the first production by the society. A play by A. A. Milne, described as a quintessentially English drawing room comedy.

Benton Players (2)

This play performed by the Benton Players is a play adapted from a short story by Jerome K Jerome and revolves around the…

Beveridge, William & Family – c1898

William and Annie Beveridge with Nellie and Ray who were the parents of Muriel Kirkbright.

Billing Dam

Billing Dam with long distance views in the background.

Billing Wood – (1)

Rawdon Billing is an Aireborough landmark and a wooded hill surrounded by fields which lies…

Billing Wood – (2)

A view of the Billing from the bottom of the track leading to the old small…

Boothy Fields

Boothy Fields in the Little London area.

Bottoms Farm

The farmhouse was situated between Plane Tree (Bayton Lane) and Rawdon, Billing Wood….

Bowls Match 1969

A bowls match between Aireborough and Otley teams, possibly the teams were comprised of Council members and…