Morritt Avenue

Recent articles

  • Pictures from the 2017 BBQ

    Once again Nigel and Ros kindly hosted the Morritt Avenue BBQ on August bank holiday Sunday. Here are a few photographs from the event.
  • The mystery tower

    Some of the old photographs of Morritt Avenue show a large tower on the even side of the street which is now long gone.
  • Photographs from the 2016 BBQ

    Photographs from the 2016 BBQ taken by Anita.
  • Photographs from the 2015 BBQ

    Photographs from the 2015 BBQ taken by Anita.
  • Rooksfield

    Photograph of Rooksfield (No 3) in the snow.
  • Trusted Traders

    Tradespeople recommended by residents
  • Old Postcards

    The 'Electric Printing Works' in Crossgates, produced a number of postcards of local street scenes. Here are a couple of postcards, along with the text from the back. If anyone can shed any light on the sender or recipients, please let us know.
  • Morritt Avenue being built in 1903

    We were lucky enough to come across a collection of photographs of Seacroft Hospital being built. The hospital was built at the same time as Morritt Avenue, and by chance, several of the photographs included views of Morritt Avenue in the distance.
  • Neighbourhood Watch

    News and advice from Nigel, our neighbourhood watch coordinator.
  • Morritt Avenue website

    This website will eventually contain news, photographs, Neighbourhood Watch information and and anything else about Morritt Avenue. For now we have some interesting old photographs in the gallery section. If you have anything you would like to be put on the website, contact Phil at number 24 or via the email address at the bottom of the page.
RSS Feed of this page

Rooksfield

Rooksfield in the snow - click for full size image
Photograph of Rooksfield (No 3) in the snow.
This photograph was sent to us by Amanda Weir from New Zealand. Her Great Grandfather, Tom Jagger, who lived at number 3 early in the 20th century. Tom Jagger was born 08/09/1857 at Ridgend Farm, Fixby, Nr. Halifax. He was a farmer, turned businessman, moved to Leeds in the late 1890's and was a pub owner, horse drawn bus owner and piggery owner. He had a stroke and lived for some time before he died, early in 1923 at Rooksfield (or Rookwood) Morritt Avenue Halton Leeds. He is buried in Whitkirk cemetery Leeds.
Rooksfield
Photograph of Rooksfield (No 3) in the snow.
Rooksfield in the snow - click for full size image
webmaster@morrittavenue.org.uk