14 wonderous photos take you back to Wortley in the 1940s

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This wonderful trip down memory lane takes you around Wortley in the 1940s.

These photos provide a fascinating glimpse of life around the suburb during the decade and feature local landmarks as well as street scenes, shops, pubs and factories which employed the local community. They are published courtesy of photographic archive Leodis, which is run by Leeds Library & Information Service. They also run heritage blog The Secret Library Leeds, which provides a behind the scenes look at the Central Library and highlights from its special collections, including rare books hidden away in the stacks. READ MORE: Memories of lost Leeds pubs in Armley, Wortley and Farnley LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook