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Car Accident 1909

A crowd has gathered round an upturned vehicle, the location is thought to be New Road Side.

Co-operative Society Memorial

Memorial board for servicemen of WW1, situated in the box office Yeadon Town Hall.

First Tram to Rawdon & Yeadon 1909

The decorated tram is outside Benton Congregational Church, at the junction with Green Lane and New Road Side….

Freak Storm 1968

>Flood water cascading down the drive of a house….

Garden of Remembrance

The Garden of Remembrance is at the junction of Over Lane and Leeds Road, Heaton Naylor donated the land and the garden was created in 1926.

Gold Post Box

This post box is on Town Street and commemorates the achievement of cyclist David Stone MBE, he won a gold…

Kite Flying

This remarkable image of kite flying was taken on glass a slide by Ernest E Slater, taken in the Rawdon area. The image shows …

Springwood Road Gas Explosion

Little London area, the house was damaged by a gas explosion…

St. Peter’s Church Sunday School Party – 1966

Children enjoying the St. Peter’s Church Sunday School party held on a Saturday. Let us know if you recognise anyone…

Street Lighting

These signs warning of street light restrictions are appearing on all major roads in the area and in areas of low…

VE & VJ Celebrations 1945

Prospect Street – A party to celebrate Victory in Japan, the final end to the conflict of World war 2….

Victory Allotments – 1919

Plaque on the allotment site which reads “To the Glory of God and the Valour of Great Britain in the Sacred Cause of Peace and Freedom, these…

War Memorial 1926

This Memorial Cross stands in the Garden of Remembrance, it is made of Bolton Woods stone, the work to construct…

Wedding Group 1897

Dressed in beautiful period clothes is a wedding party outside 4 Apperley Lane. There appear to…

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