Memories of Yeadon

I was at Westfield Junior School from 65 to 70, we lived at Westfield Oval. Mr Gooch's regime of daily repetitive and monotonous chanting of times tables has held me in good stead all my life. He also had a unique method of calling the register whilst transposing first letters of christian names and surnames so as (...Read full memory)

We moved to Yeadon in 1961 when I was 7, my dad worked for Timothy Whites Chemists who had their head office in Leeds. We moved into a new house 2 Whackhouse Close and I went to Westfield Primary which was just across the road. I loved that school, my favourite teacher was Mr. Gooch.At age 11, I went to Aireborough Grammar- that was a (...Read full memory)

Looking for any info on Yates family from Yeadon, John and Alice; address on 1911 census is 6 Hawthorn Lane any info would help thanks.

My brother Arthur 2 years my junior and my father Ernest Carter (dec'd 1963)all played for many years with Yeadon old prize band.  We practiced 2 times a week in the old British Legion hut up behind the Yeadon town hall.  Many's the time we ALL had to run to catch the West Yorkshire bus 10pm from Otley to get us to (...Read full memory)

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