Other Memories from 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 Mark Bradley I became Bark Madly for 5 long years. Shirley Wright wasn't too impressed ...see more

Moved to Yeadon from Sheffield in 1950 first we lived at Hawthorne drive then moved to cemetery rd lived in the white bungalow just passed the cemetery gates, and opposite Browns farm. Went to school with John Brown and my best friend at school was Terry Hawkridge, westfield infants then westfield junior school moved to Benton park when it first opened, left school in 1961 and joined the RAF as a cook did 18 ...see more

Added 20 February 2017
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 very good school too. By 1965 we had moved to Guiseley but my grandparents bought our old house ...see more

I grow up in Yeadon then moved away at age 12yrs old. Then I moved to the U.S.A at age 16yrs old. All my childhood memories are of Yeadon. I went to Westfield then Benton Park. I came back for 3 months in 2009 and had the time of my life. I still love Yeadon and have even more memories to hold on to. It was like I went back in time - not much had changed. I wanted to stay there but was ...see more

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