Aberford Road

These old mill buildings were situated where Beaconsfield House now stands. Whilst originally a flour mill, they were used as a grass mill during WW2 and finally as a council depot [3].

Date
Unknown
Copyright
Unknown (with original photographer) [1]
Aberford Road

The following image is of a carnival taking place in Aberford Road during Edwardian times with The Gascoignes in the background [3].

Date
Early 1900s
Copyright
Unknown (with original photographer) [1]
Aberford Road

This is a picture of Green’s nurseries in Aberford Road which stood where St. Benedict’s now stands [3].

The building with the sign hanging on a pole further down the road is The Gascoignes.

Date
Unknown
Copyright
Unknown (with original photographer) [1]
Greens Nurseries
Date
27th August 2007
Copyright
Ian Atkinson
Greens Nurseries

This image looks down from the railway bridge towads Town End. Green’s nurseries from the above image can be seen in the right third of the frame.

Date
Unknown
Copyright
Unknown (with original photographer) [1]
Aberford Road
Date
25th August 2007
Copyright
Ian Atkinson
Aberford Road

This image shows the end of Bar Lane and is looking towards Aberford. Toll Bar House can be seen on the left and the Colliery School and Paradise are in the distance.

The field on the right is where Greens nurseries, mentioned above, grew their trees and shrubs [3].

Date
Unknown
Copyright
Unknown (with original photographer) [1]
Aberford Road
Date
25th August 2007
Copyright
Ian Atkinson
Aberford Road