Aireborough Historical Society

Kirk Lane Park

Kirk Lane Park
Kirk Lane Park Opening 1907
Title
Kirk Lane Park
Date As Shown
Location Yeadon
Photo ID

A166 & SL032 Which was originally taken onto a glass slide by E.E.Slater of Hopeville, Yeadon. It has been digitally transferred for us by John Hobson 

N343     Photographer Edwy Harling



Comment
13th July 1907: Jonathan Peate had donated the land for the park, the opening was a huge Civic and public event.
A hot air balloon (marked Bradford) is above the crowd.
A comment on the reverse states:
" A local mill owner took a trip in the basket and it landed near York".

13th July 1907: The official opening of the park, the land had been donated by Jonathan Peate, seen here standing to the right of the clergyman.
N343

May 2014: Work to improve the children's play area was in progress.

 

U312

Undated: The pavilion for the bowling green, still a popular pastime in the area with other greens at Tarnfield and Rufford Park.

Photographer the late Dennis Court



 

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