Aireborough Historical Society

Edwardian Carnival Day 1990

Edwardian Carnival Day, Yeadon. 1990
Edwardian Carnival Day, Yeadon. 1990Edwardian Carnival Day, Yeadon. 1990Edwardian Carnival Day, Yeadon. 1990
Title
Edwardian Carnival Day
Date 1990
Location Yeadon
Photo ID
EE027 + EE028 + EE029 & EE030
Comment
Top: The band of the Air Force Cadets marching down the High Street.

Upper Middle: A horse drawn Rington's Tea delivery van.
A family company which was established in 1907 when Samuel Smith from Leeds began selling tea from a horse and cart around the Newcastle area.
He went into partnership with William Titterington , the brand name was formed from the 2 surnames "Rington" and "S" for Smith. Titterington left the company and the Smith Family have continued the business delivering tea and other items direct to customers.
A new factory was built in Leeds in the 1930s on Lady Pit Lane, this is now a Sikh temple (January 2014).

Lower Middle: A Jowett Bradford van FKW 44 used for deliveries by William Morrison Provisions Ltd, James Street, Bradford.
This model was produced 1947-1953 by  Jowett Cars Ltd of Idle, the company operated  from 1906-1954.
The site at Five Lane Ends, Idle now has a Morrison's store on it! (January 2014)
 The van can be seen at Bradford Industrial Museum on Moorside Road in the motor gallery.

Bottom: A steam roller "Victoria" on the right is the corner of Marshall Street.

 

jdathebowler
jdathebowler
This road roller was built by Aveling and Porter in 1912.at their Invicta Works Rochester.It was a Class BSD number 7600 with compound cylinders.Its registration number was MP 5185 and it was named Victoria.
22 April 2014
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