Enjoy these photo memories from around Burmantofts in the 1960s. PIC: West Yorkshire Archive ServiceEnjoy these photo memories from around Burmantofts in the 1960s. PIC: West Yorkshire Archive Service
Enjoy these photo memories from around Burmantofts in the 1960s. PIC: West Yorkshire Archive Service

17 photo memories from Burmantofts in the 1960s

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This school will be familiar to a generation of children who grew up in Burmantofts in the 1960s.

St Stephens School was at the heart of the community during a decade of social and economic change. The photo is one of 18 which provides an intriguing glimpse into life around LS9 and features shops, landmarks and streets, some of which were demolished as part of slum clearance, from back in the day. The images are published courtesy of West Yorkshire Archive Service, which collects and looks after the unique documentary heritage of the region dating from the 12th century to the present day - more than 800 years of local history. It also runs Catablogue, an online blog dedicated to preserving the past, serving the present and protecting the future.READ MORE: Fascinating photos of Leeds city centre during the 1960s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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