Sunday, February 28, 2021

Mark Stevenson

Mark’s History: West Leeds connections at Leeds General Cemetery

Words and Photos: Mark Stevenson Leeds General Cemetery is the resting place of around 94,000 people, most of whom are still buried there. You might...

Nine photos capture building work at historic Stonebridge Mills

These stunning photos show the progress on ambitious plans to transform an abandoned historic mill in Farnley into housing. Stonebridge Mills Ltd received planning permission in...

Mark’s History: Anyone for cricket at Farnley Reservoir?

Words and photos: Mark Stevenson In the 1840’s Farnley Balancing Reservoir was made up of eight plots of land. The land was owned by four...

Housing plans submitted for Farnley eyesore

Words: John Baron, Photos: Mark Stevenson A derelict piece of land in Farnley could be transformed into six houses, if a planning application receives the...

Mark’s History: The rich past of Pollard Bridge

Words & Photos: Mark Stevenson Firstly, my thanks to Richard Warren who unknowingly made my day with his post on Facebook for walks (he does...

Dramatic photos show collapsed weir on River Aire at Newlay

Words: John Baron Photos: Mark Stevenson A grade II Listed weir on the River Aire at Newlay has been partly destroyed by the weekend's flood water. Environment...

Mark’s History: Join this canalside walk from Moss Bridge to Newlay

Words & Photos: Mark Stevenson This walk picks up where last week's walk around Rodley left off and it is between Moss Bridge in Rodley...

Mark’s History: Photos capture inside a gypsy caravan

Words & Photos: Mark Stevenson A couple of years ago I was out and about when I noticed a few ladies sat outside (what used...

Mark’s History: Photos show Rodley Town Street from the canal – part two

The second part of our history walk around Rodley, compiled by MARK STEVENSON. Yesterday saw a walk down historic Rodley Town Street, today we...

Mark’s History: Photos show past on short walk along Rodley Town Street – part one

Words and images: Mark Stevenson This short walk is in two parts, this being part one. The walk starts at the Old Co-op next to...

Mark’s History: The family history behind this old Pudsey house

Words & photos: Mark Stevenson In 1851 Elizabeth Jones was living at 245 Fartown, Pudsey with her five children and one lodger (who was aged...

Mark’s History: River Aire rises at Rodley – in photos

Words and photos: Mark Stevenson How does that saying go? “What a difference a day makes”. I went for a walk yesterday to get these...