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West Yorkshire Collection

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Kirkstall Abbey. Doorway on the North Side, 1850s. Creator: Joseph Cundall

Kirkstall Abbey. Doorway on the North Side, 1850s. Creator: Joseph Cundall
Kirkstall Abbey. Doorway on the North Side, 1850s

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Frickley Colliery, South Elmsall, West Yorkshire, 1965. Artist: Michael Walters

Frickley Colliery, South Elmsall, West Yorkshire, 1965. Artist: Michael Walters
Frickley Colliery, South Elmsall, West Yorkshire, 1965. With its shaft sunk in 1905, Frickley Colliery in the village of South Elmsall, West Yorkshire

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Tetley shire horses, Roundhay Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1968. Artist: Michael Walters

Tetley shire horses, Roundhay Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1968. Artist: Michael Walters
Tetley shire horses, Roundhay Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1968. The world famous shire horses gave service to the company for 184 years

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Rustic sports in the Park - north view of Harewood House, 1845. Creator: Unknown

Rustic sports in the Park - north view of Harewood House, 1845. Creator: Unknown
Rustic sports in the Park - north view of Harewood House, 1845. Celebrations at Harewood House near Leeds in Yorkshire. The events which gave rise to the Festival were the Coming of Age

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Tour of Inspection in an Arms Factory, 1940s, (1945). Creator: Unknown

Tour of Inspection in an Arms Factory, 1940s, (1945). Creator: Unknown
Tour of Inspection in an Arms Factory, 1940s, (1945). British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine (1880-1977) visiting an engineering works in Bradford, Yorkshire

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: From the North-West, Kirkstall Abbey, c1880, (1897). Artist: Alexander Francis Lydon

From the North-West, Kirkstall Abbey, c1880, (1897). Artist: Alexander Francis Lydon
From the North-West, Kirkstall Abbey, c1880, (1897). From The Ruined Abbeys of Britain by Frederick Ross. [William Mackenzie, London, 1897]

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Saltaire works, c1880

Saltaire works, c1880. Sir Titus Salt (1803-1876) discovered a method of blending alpaca wool with cotton and silk. He is best remembered as the builder of Saltaire Mill near Bradford, Yorkshire

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Kirkstall Abbey. From the West, 1850s. Creator: Joseph Cundall

Kirkstall Abbey. From the West, 1850s. Creator: Joseph Cundall
Kirkstall Abbey. From the West, 1850s

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: The Town Hall: An Open-Air Band Performance, 1898. Creator: Unknown

The Town Hall: An Open-Air Band Performance, 1898. Creator: Unknown
The Town Hall: An Open-Air Band Performance, 1898. From " Our Own Country, Volume I.". [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, 1898]

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Girls hockey match, Airedale school, Castleford, West Yorkshire, 1962

Girls hockey match, Airedale school, Castleford, West Yorkshire, 1962

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: A Blenkinsop Locomotive at a Yorkshire Colliery, 1814, (1945). Creator: Unknown

A Blenkinsop Locomotive at a Yorkshire Colliery, 1814, (1945). Creator: Unknown
A Blenkinsop Locomotive at a Yorkshire Colliery, 1814, (1945). Man smoking a pipe, and a Blenkinsop steam locomotive at Middleton colliery near Leeds, West Yorkshire

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Kirkstall Abbey Ruins [undated] - Ruins of Kirkstall Abbey. Creator: Lines Family

Kirkstall Abbey Ruins [undated] - Ruins of Kirkstall Abbey. Creator: Lines Family
Kirkstall Abbey Ruins [undated] - Ruins of Kirkstall Abbey

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Races at Wheat Croft - Col. Thompsons 'Hamlet'winning the Lascelles Cup, 1845

Races at Wheat Croft - Col. Thompsons "Hamlet"winning the Lascelles Cup, 1845
Races at Wheat Croft - Col. Thompsons " Hamlet" winning the Lascelles Cup, 1845....Horse-races, in Wheat Croft, a piece of land well adapted for a course

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: The Nobilitys Ball, in the Banqueting-Room of Harewood House, 1845. Creator: Unknown

The Nobilitys Ball, in the Banqueting-Room of Harewood House, 1845. Creator: Unknown
The Nobilitys Ball, in the Banqueting-Room of Harewood House, 1845. Celebrations at Harewood House near Leeds in Yorkshire

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Grand festivities at Harewood House: triumphal arch - procession of tenantry etc, 1845

Grand festivities at Harewood House: triumphal arch - procession of tenantry etc, 1845. Celebrations at Harewood House near Leeds

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Oakwell Hall, 1860s. Creator: Unknown

Oakwell Hall, 1860s. Creator: Unknown
Oakwell Hall, 1860s

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Kirkstall Abbey. Ruins on the South Side, 1850s. Creator: Joseph Cundall

Kirkstall Abbey. Ruins on the South Side, 1850s. Creator: Joseph Cundall
Kirkstall Abbey. Ruins on the South Side, 1850s

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: 1920 Leyland RAF type charabanc in Bradford. Creator: Unknown

1920 Leyland RAF type charabanc in Bradford. Creator: Unknown
1920 Leyland RAF type charabanc in Bradford

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: The Peoples Market, 1898. Creator: Unknown

The Peoples Market, 1898. Creator: Unknown
The Peoples Market, 1898. Indoor market in Bradford, a market town in West Yorkshire transformed by the industrial revolution. From " Our Own Country, Volume V"

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Kirkstall Abbey, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Kirkstall Abbey, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Kirkstall Abbey, 1898. From " Our Own Country, Volume I.". [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, 1898]

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Leeds in the Early Part of the Eighteenth Century, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Leeds in the Early Part of the Eighteenth Century, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Leeds in the Early Part of the Eighteenth Century, 1898. From " Our Own Country, Volume I.". [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, 1898]

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: The Chapel and Schools, Fulneck near Leeds, 19th century, (1947). Creator: Unknown

The Chapel and Schools, Fulneck near Leeds, 19th century, (1947). Creator: Unknown
The Chapel and Schools, Fulneck near Leeds, 19th century, (1947). View of Fulneck Moravian Church and boarding schools. The settlement at Fulneck near Leeds in Yorkshire was founded in the 1740s

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Robin Hood Marks the Spot for his Grave, 1883. Creator: Unknown

Robin Hood Marks the Spot for his Grave, 1883. Creator: Unknown
Robin Hood Marks the Spot for his Grave, 1883. From " St. Nicholas: Volume X. Part I. November 1882, to May 1883". [Scribner & Co. New York, 1883]

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Denby Grange, c1880. Creator: Unknown

Denby Grange, c1880. Creator: Unknown
Denby Grange, c1880. View of Denby Grange Hall near Wakefield in Yorkshire, seat of the Baronets of Grange. Seat of the Lister-Kaye family who had a colliery on the estate

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Kirkstall Abbey, Yorkshire, 1823. Creator: Unknown

Kirkstall Abbey, Yorkshire, 1823. Creator: Unknown
Kirkstall Abbey, Yorkshire, 1823. View of the ruined nave at Kirkstall in West Yorkshire. This Cistercian monastery was built between 1152 and 1182

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: West View of King Edwards Chapel on Wakefield Bridge in the County of York, c1800

West View of King Edwards Chapel on Wakefield Bridge in the County of York, c1800. Chantry Chapel of St Mary the Virgin, Wakefield, built on Wakefields medieval bridge

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 18th century

Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 18th century. Cistercian monastery built between 1152 and 1182. It was surrendered to the Crown in 1539 after Henry VIIIs Dissolution of the Monasteries

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: The Town Hall, Leeds, c1896. Artist: Hudson

The Town Hall, Leeds, c1896. Artist: Hudson
The Town Hall, Leeds, c1896. From Pictorial England and Wales. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, c1896]

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: The Exchange, Bradford, c1896. Artist: Hudson

The Exchange, Bradford, c1896. Artist: Hudson
The Exchange, Bradford, c1896. From Pictorial England and Wales. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, c1896]

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: St. Marys Chantry, Wakefield, c1896. Artist: G & J Hall

St. Marys Chantry, Wakefield, c1896. Artist: G & J Hall
St. Marys Chantry, Wakefield, c1896. From Pictorial England and Wales. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, c1896]

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: The Henry VIII Room at Bretton Park, Yorkshire, 1927. Artists: Edward F Strange, Unknown

The Henry VIII Room at Bretton Park, Yorkshire, 1927. Artists: Edward F Strange, Unknown
The Henry VIII Room at Bretton Park, Yorkshire, 1927. From Old Furniture, Volume II. edited by Lieut.-Col. E. F. Strange, C.B.E. [Old Furniture Ltd. London, 1927]

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Tetley shire horses and dray, Joshua Tetley Brewery, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1966

Tetley shire horses and dray, Joshua Tetley Brewery, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1966. The world famous shire horses gave service to the company for 184 years

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: The Death of Robin Hood, c1835, (1912). Artist: Thales Fielding

The Death of Robin Hood, c1835, (1912). Artist: Thales Fielding
The Death of Robin Hood, c1835, (1912). From Bibbys Annual 1912, [ J. Bibby & Sons, Liverpool, 1912]

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: The Old Manor-House, Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, bithplace of Sir Titus Salt, c1880

The Old Manor-House, Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, bithplace of Sir Titus Salt, c1880. Sir Titus Salt (1803-1876) discovered a method of blending alpaca wool with cotton and silk

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Blenkinsop steam locomotive at Middleton colliery near Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1814

Blenkinsop steam locomotive at Middleton colliery near Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1814. From Costume of Yorkshire by George Walker, 1814

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: A malting drum prior to intallation in a brewery in Mirfield, West Yorkshire, May 1966

A malting drum prior to intallation in a brewery in Mirfield, West Yorkshire, May 1966. Malting drums were used in beer production with germination of the barley took place as the drum revolved

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Draymen from Tetley & Walker, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1969. Artist: Michael Walters

Draymen from Tetley & Walker, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1969. Artist: Michael Walters
Draymen from Tetley & Walker, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1969. Draymen unloading beer barrels during a delivery to a pub

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Games master taking a gym class, Airedale school, Castleford, West Yorkshire, 1962

Games master taking a gym class, Airedale school, Castleford, West Yorkshire, 1962

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Empty road; the East Ardley section of the M1, prior to opening, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, 1967

Empty road; the East Ardley section of the M1, prior to opening, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, 1967. A lone van patrols the East Ardley section of the M1 near Wakefield prior to its opening

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Paraplegic bus, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, 1960. Artist: Michael Walters

Paraplegic bus, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, 1960. Artist: Michael Walters
Paraplegic bus, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, 1960. By 1960, facilities for the disabled were being developed and access to transport was an important part of this

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Archery practice at the CISWO paraplegic centre, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, 1960

Archery practice at the CISWO paraplegic centre, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, 1960. Residents and visitors take time out from learning new work skills

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Retraining at a paraplegic centre in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, 1960

Retraining at a paraplegic centre in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, 1960
Retraining at the CISWO paraplegic centre in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, 1960. CISWO is the Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Dining hall of the CISWO paraplegic centre, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, 1960. Artist

Dining hall of the CISWO paraplegic centre, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, 1960. Artist
Dining hall of the CISWO paraplegic centre, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, 1960. Residents and visitors take time out from retaining for new skills to have lunch

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: CISWO paraplegic centre, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, 1960. Artist: Michael Walters

CISWO paraplegic centre, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, 1960. Artist: Michael Walters
CISWO paraplegic centre, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, 1960. CISWO is the Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation. Some of the residents of the centre were miners who had met with an accident at

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Two Bond disabled cars outside the CISWO paraplegic centre, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, 1960

Two Bond disabled cars outside the CISWO paraplegic centre, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, 1960. CISWO is the Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Austin lorry on a construction site, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1959. Artist: Michael Walters

Austin lorry on a construction site, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1959. Artist: Michael Walters
Austin lorry on a construction site, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1959. An Austin lorry at Skelton Grange B Power Station in Leeds, built between 1955 and 1962 by Kier Construction but demolished in 1998

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Miners social club bowling green, Featherstone, West Yorkshire, 1959

Miners social club bowling green, Featherstone, West Yorkshire, 1959. An ex miner looks on as a game of bowels is being played at Fetherstone in this photograph taken for the Coal Industry Wellfare

Background imageWest Yorkshire Collection: Fermenting vessels at Tetleys brewery, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1968

Fermenting vessels at Tetleys brewery, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1968. The Tetley familys links with the beer industry reach back into the 1740s when William Tetley was described as a maltster in



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