19 evocative photos take you back to Richmond Hill in the 1960s

These evocative photos capture a decade in the life of Richmond Hill and its residents.

They turn back the clock to the 1960s and take you down streets in the heart of the community including Pontefract Lane and showcase corner shops and factories which are sure to be remembered by a generation of residents. 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: 33 closed Leeds pubs which will stir fond memories for drinkers LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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