Leeds WW1 War Memorials

Remembering those from Leeds who gave their lives in world war one.

                                                                                             

LEEDS WW1 WAR MEMORIALS

St Michaels Buslingthorpe was built in 1852 on Buslingthorpe Lane off Meanwood Road in Woodhouse Carr. The church was demolished in the early 1960's and the War Memorial was moved to St Marks Church in Woodhouse. The excellent Leodis website has a photograph of the memorial around the 1920's it is taken around the time of Remembrance day as there are still fresh flowers on the memorial Click Here to view (Acknowledgements and thanks to the Leodis website) (St Michaels courtesy of Lost Churches)

 

The memorial was dedicated and unveiled by the Bishop of Durham and Lieutenant Colonel Bousfield at 15.00 hrs on Saturday 6th October 1923. The British legion Club Band were in attendance and tea was served at St Michaels School on Meanwood Road at 17.30 Hrs at a cost of one shilling. 

 

The memorial cost £800.00 at the time of the unveiling £300.00 had been raised the remainder was being collected from the 2,000 houses in the parish with £12.00 was being collected weekly.

                                                                                           

 Click on the names below to find details of the ... Leeds men from the the parish of St Michaels Buslingthorpe who gave their lives in World War One. 

 

FEARNLEY - JONES      KAY - YARDLEY         ABBOTT-ELLIS  

 

CHADWICK - SMITH  

  

OGDEN - COLLYER     STOREY - CULLODEN