Rawdon Crossroads with one car waiting to go through the
traffic lights on Harrogate Road!
To the left is Micklefield Park, next, on New Road Side
(A65) the large building is the former Temperance Hall which was converted into
the Empire Cinema, then a pair of semi-detached houses.
Between these houses and the block of stone buildings was a
path leading to property which belonged to Riggs butchers, including a
bake-house where they made their pork pies and savouries.
The bank is at the junction with New Road Side and Harrogate
The low building on the left of Harrogate Road was Addy's
Outfitters, they also had a shop in Guiseley.
Riggs Butchers is the shop with side windows facing the
camera, it was later sold to Wilkinsons.
On the right side of Harrogate Road are more shops then
A message on the reverse of this image reads:
" Darling Carol xx Daddy arrived at Grandmas And I gave
them your love. Jean, Ann and Brian send theirs to you, will be seeing you
Sunday. Be a good girl, love Daddy xxxx"
It is addressed to Miss Carol Ann Richardson