MacRae Tailor and Draper (1902)

A 1902 billhead/receipt from tailor and draper Alexander MacRae of 31 Lincoln Road, Boroughbury. MacRae was descended from a family of Scottish drapers but married a Peterborough girl.

Lincoln Road Girls School (1923)

A group photo from Lincoln Road Girls School in 1923. The school was later to become Lincoln Road County Modern School for Boys and the buildings are still in place and in use today at the junction of Lincoln Road and York Road.

Wortley Almshouses – Wilfrid Wood

The Wortley Almshouses on Westgate opposite the junction with Lincoln Road, captured in a 1942 painting by urban landscape artist Wilfrid Rene Wood (1888-1976).

County School Heads (1954)

These three ladies were pictured at the golden jubilee of the County Girls School in 1954 and were all former (or current) headmistresses. From left to right, Miss Vail (1936-1946), Miss Mona Mathews (1946-1969) and Miss Kate Wragge (1904-1936).

Adams Mill, Lincoln Road (1906)

A 1906 image showing a tram outside Adams Mill on Lincoln Road.

The Norfolk, Lincoln Road (1977)

Bikers enjoying a summer 1977 beer outside The Norfolk Inn on the corner of Lincoln Road and Dogsthorpe Road which closed in 2001.

Adams Mill, Lincoln Road

Adams Mill on Lincoln Road, Millfield. Date unknown but probably 1920s after the sails were removed but before being replaced by Adams Garage in the late 1930s.

Johnson’s Corner

The corner of Westgate and Lincoln Road in the 1960s showing newsagent/tobaconist/bookseller/stationer “Johnson’s Corner”.

Despite becoming a Grade II listed building in 1973, the only remains of the building today are parts of the foundations on and around a car park !

County Girls School Sixth Form (1979)

Girls from the County Girls School Sixth Form of 1979.

County Girls School

An undated image showing the old County School for Girls on Lincoln Road.