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
Edwardian Carnival Day
Date 1990
Location Yeadon
Photo ID
EE035 + EE036 + EE037 & EE038
Top: Children who were representing the old mills of the area.
On the left is the Leeds and Holbeck Building Society, to the right LA Travel which is now Althams Travel (January 2014).

Upper Middle: Tetley's Brewery dray, the horses have been unharnessed. On the left is Cliffe Court newsagents, this is now the Post Office (January 2014), it also incorporates Haigh's Bakery.
The bakery moved to premises opposite Yeadon Town Hall but has since closed.
A cash point is now located to the left of what was Cliffe Court arcade, the arcade became part of Morrisons store when major alterations were carried out and the High Street frontage changed.

Lower Middle: Steam engine "Progress", the canopy has the legend "The Brooklands Motel, Barnsley" on it.

Bottom: The parade over, the onlookers begin to disperse.

Progress is a Showmans Road Locomotive.It was built in 1923 by Charles Burrell and Son at their works in Thetford Norfolk.It was a Class D No 3950 with compound cylinders.It was registered MO 2916 and named Progress.
22 April 2014
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