Did your relatives work at the factory?

Barnbow Munitions Factory in 17 photos - The Leeds works that led the war effort

Today we celebrate the lives of those who worked at the Barnbow Munitions Factory in Leeds.

Friday, 6th December 2019, 10:31 am
Updated Friday, 6th December 2019, 11:31 am

These photos provide a fascinating insight into the lives of the thousands of workers at the Crossgates site whose efforts helped with the war effort. And the images are made even more poignant with the anniversary this month of the explosion at the factory in 1916 which claimed the lives of 35 Barnbow Lasses. Did your relatives work at the factory over the years? READ MORE: Leeds street named after hero of Barnbow factory explosion disaster

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