Enjoy these photo memories celebrating life in Kirkstall during the 1940s. PIC: Leeds Libraries, www.leodis.net
Enjoy these photo memories celebrating life in Kirkstall during the 1940s. PIC: Leeds Libraries, www.leodis.net

17 photo memories of Kirkstall from the 1940s

K is for Kirkstall in these intriguing photos which showcase life in the community back in the 1940s.

Friday, 8th October 2021, 4:45 am

Familiar streets such as Abbey Road, Bridge Road, Kirkstall Road, Kirkstall Avenue and Morris Lane are all featured as well as well known landmarks including Kirkstall Abbey and Kirkstall Power Station in this nostalgia rewind which celebrate the changing face of the suburb. 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 the Leeds landmark which powered a city LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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