A History of Modern Leeds

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Manchester University Press, Jan 1, 1980 - Leeds (England). - 479 pages
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Contents

Boundaries of the constituent medieval townships
3
The first surviving plan of Leeds 1560
9
interior
16
Cossinss plan of Leeds 1725
22
Georgian Leeds
24
Demographic change 17711911
46
Comparative populations and growth rates of the townships
52
Ward boundaries in Leeds townships 58_9
58
Occupational structure of Leeds 18411911
156
Victoria Mills Holbeck
158
Richard Kilburns Perseverance Works in Elland Road
165
The fivestorey mill which became the original Leeds Coop flour mill
167
distribution of manufacturing industry in 1850
170
distribution of manufacturing industry in 1914
171
Banklow Mills
172
Commercial marketing and retailing amenities 17001914
177

Death rates in Leeds borough selected townships 17991913
64
The face of Leeds 17801914
72
The northwest side of Kirkgate 1843
75
Intended street and square in the grounds of Lupton House
85
Development of the outtownships 17751911
86
St James Street
90
Crofts Buildings between Water Lane and Meadow Lane
91
The north side of Charles Street
92
Camp Field
93
Plane Square
94
Stamford Place
95
The industrial village of Hunslet 1791
97
The New Town of Leeds at Squires Pasture
101
Smallscale street development in Lower Burley
103
Leeds becomes a transport centre
113
Accommodation and stabling at inns in Yorkshire market
114
The road from York to West Chester
115
The Aire and Calder Navigation in the early eighteenth century
118
The port of Leeds 1725
120
Toll leases on the principal turnpike roads around Leeds
123
the turnpike network in the early nineteenth century
125
The Aire and Calder Navigation in Leeds in 1829
128
The Yorkshire waterways in the early nineteenth century
129
Middleton Colliery railway 1829
131
The growth of the railway network in Yorkshire during the nineteenth century
133
Holbeck Junction 1868
134
Horse tram outside the Woodman Hotel in Otley Road Headingley
139
Industrial development 17801914
142
Benjamin Gotts Bean Ing Mills Wellington Street
147
Marshalls flax mills
149
Croft Street mill
152
Markets and commercial amenities 17001845
178
The Coloured Cloth Hall built in 175658
181
Middleclass culture 17001914
200
Source of paintings at the Northern Societys exhibitions
209
Economic history of books music and pictures in Leeds
217
Grooms and brides making marks on marriage 176069
224
Elementary education and literacy 17701870
225
Proportion of population at day school 182169
237
Grooms and brides making marks on marriage 184284
243
The religious life of Victorian Leeds
250
Growth in the number of Anglican churches compared with
255
Number of attenders at morning and evening services in Leeds
261
Politics and society in the nineteenth century
271
Political composition of Leeds council 183581
283
Composition of the Leeds School Board 187085
296
Conservative share of the poll in parliamentary elections 183280
297
voting and wealth
298
Aspects of municipal government 18351914
303
Number of water closets 185689
304
Provision of water closets 190002
308
Imperialism and Leeds politics c 18501914
329
The working class
353
Political composition of Leeds council 18821913
363
wages for one week in 1905 as a percentage of wages in London
377
Wage rates in major industries in Leeds 1905
378
an overview
391
The years of political transition 191439
411
Political composition of Leeds council 191339
425
Employment in occupational sectors 192151
430
The second world war and after
462
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Derek Fraser is Vice-Chancellor, University of Teesside.

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