Leeds, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Leeds and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Photo Books on Leeds

Browse 25 photo books on Leeds and the surrounding area.

Lewis's Briggate

I lived in Leeds from birth in 1958 to the time I left in 1977 to seek my fortune in London. Still here but as poor as when I left Leeds all those years ago. Lewis's for me was the best shopping store in Leeds I used to go there when I played truant from school occasionally and loved going up and down the escalators from ...Read full memory

A memory of Leeds by Jack Wallace

Leeds Town Hall

This is a very evocative photo, bringing back many memories. I would point out that the image is of Leeds Town Hall not City Hall, Leeds has a Town Hall and a Civic Hall but not a City Hall.

A memory of Leeds by Trevor Dixon

Bata Shoe Store

Worked at Bata shoe store in 1962 /1964 would love to see a pic of this store - was next to Mac Fisheries and near Craven A Cafe. I worked with Gloria Oliver from Wortley. On Sat nights we went to the ladies loos opposite to have a wash and brush up and change our clothes so we could go on our night out! great times.

A memory of Leeds by Susan Anne Lee