How to use Leeds in a sentence
The Leeds and Liverpool Canal intersects the township. There are large collieries, ironworks, forges, railway wagon works, and cotton mills.
For many years Lord Ripon was president of the Yorkshire College of Science at Leeds, and chairman of the West Riding County Council.
To meet these new responsibilities a branch Missionary Society had been formed in Leeds in October 1813, and others soon sprang up in various parts of the country.
In 1828 the erection of an organ in Brunswick Chapel, Leeds, led to a violent agitation and a small body of "Protestant Methodists" was formed.
The Wesley Guild Movement, established in 1901, has its headquarters in Leeds and is doing a great work for the young people of Methodism.Advertisement
The same year, however, he was appointed to the vicarage of St Saviour's, Leeds, a church founded to preach and illustrate Tractarian principles.
From 1883 to 1889 he was a student of the Inner Temple, but abandoned law for the church and was ordained curate of Leeds parish church in 1890.
In 1860 he founded at Hunslet, Leeds, the firm of Fowler & Co., manufacturers of agricultural machinery, traction engines, &c. He died at Ackworth, Yorkshire, on the 4th of December 1864.
Among those who experimented in this direction was Joseph Aspdin, of Leeds, who added clay to finely ground limestone, calcined the mixture, and ground the product, which he called Portland cement.
The examinations of the newer universities, the Victoria University of Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield and Wales, are open only to students at these universities, and are conducted by the teachers in association with one or more external examiners for each subject.Advertisement
Educated at Tiverton and Winchester, he graduated at Oxford (Christ Church) in 1821, and after holding an incumbency in Coventry, 1829-1837, and in Leeds, 1837-1859, was nominated dean of Chichester by Lord Derby.
His stay in Leeds was marked by vigorous and far-reaching church extension, and his views on education were far in advance of his time.
Formerly Wakefield was the great emporium of the cloth manufacture in Yorkshire, but in the 19th century it was superseded in this respect by Leeds.
In the north of England a similar education society was formed in 1804 at Bradford, Yorkshire, which has since been removed to Rawdon, near Leeds.
Danby (afterwards duke of Leeds) now became chief minister; but, though in reality a strong supporter of the national policy, he could not hope to keep his place without acquiescence in the king's schemes.Advertisement
On the 10th of July 1359 Wykeham was made chief keeper and surveyor, not only of Windsor, but of the castles of Dover, Hadley and Leeds (Kent), and of the manors of Foliejohn, Eton, Guildford, Kennington, Sheen (now Richmond), Eltham and Langly and their parks, with power to repair them and to pay for workmen and materials.
Such are Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield, Huddersfield and Halifax on the great and densely peopled West Riding coal-field, which lies on the eastern slope of the Pennines.
Main line - Bedford, Leicester, Sheffield, Leeds and Carlisle, affording the " Midland " route to Scotland.
The main line of the Aire and Calder navigation runs from Goole by Castleford to Leeds, whence the Leeds and Liverpool canal, running by Burnley and Blackburn, completes the connexion between the Humber and the Mersey.
In the face of railway competition, several of the canals maintain a fair traffic in coal, for which they are eminently suitable - the system of the Birmingham navigation, the Aire and Calder navigation of Yorkshire, and the Leeds and Liverpool navigation have the largest.Advertisement
Derby has a similar fame, while the manufacture of glass, important in Leeds and elsewhere in the West Riding of Yorkshire, and in the London district, centres peculiarly upon a single town in South Lancashire - St Helens.
In ecclesiastical architecture Leeds is not rich.
It may be noted that the vicarage of Leeds has in modern times commonly formed a step to the episcopal bench.
Leeds is the seat of a Roman Catholic bishop, with a pro-cathedral dedicated to St Anne.
The Leeds old library is a private institution founded in 1768 by Dr Priestley, who was then minister of the Unitarian chapel.Advertisement
The Yorkshire Ladies' Council of Education has as its object the promotion of female education, and the instruction of girls and women of the artisan class in domestic economy, &c. The general infirmary in Great George Street is a Gothic building of brick with stone dressings with a highly ornamental exterior by Sir Gilbert Scott, of whose work this is by no means the only good example in Leeds.
For manufacturing and commercial purposes the situation of Leeds is highly advantageous.
It has communication with Liverpool by the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, and with Goole and the Humber by the Aire and Calder Navigation.
Though regarded !as the capital of the great manufacturing district of the West Riding, Leeds is not in its centre but on its border.
The leather trade of Leeds is the largest in England, though no sole leather is tanned.Advertisement
The iron trade in its different branches rivals the woollen trade in wealth, including the casting of metal, and the manufacture of steam engines, steam wagons, steam ploughs, machinery, tools, nails, &c. Leeds was formerly famed for the production of artistic pottery, and specimens of old Leeds ware are highly prized.
Leeds was raised to the rank of a city in 1893.
Leeds (Loidis, Ledes) is mentioned by Bede as the district where the Northumbrian kings had a royal vill in 627, and where Oswy, king of Northumbria, defeated Penda, king of the Mercians, in 665.
Before the Norman Conquest seven thanes held it of Edward the Confessor as seven manors, but William the Conqueror granted the whole to Ilbert de Lacy, and at the time of the Domesday Survey it was held of him by Ralph Paganel, who is said to have raised Leeds castle, possibly on the site of an earlier fortification.
In 1207 Maurice Paganel constituted the inhabitants of Leeds free burgesses, granting them the same liberties as Robert de Lacy had granted to Pontefract, including the right of selling burgher land to whom they pleased except to religious houses, and freedom from toll.Advertisement
The woollen manufacture is said to have been introduced into Leeds in the 14th century, and owing to the facilities for trade afforded by its position on the river Aire soon became an important industry.
Camden, writing about 1590, says, " Leeds is rendered wealthy by its woollen manufactures," and the incorporation charter of 1626 recites that " the inhabitants have for a long time exercised the art of making cloth."
It is probable that the conquest of the Celtic kingdom of Elmet, a district in the neighbourhood of the modern Leeds,, ruled over by a king named Cerdic (Ceredig) is to be referred to this period, and this may have led to the later quarrel with Cadwallon, king of Gwynedd.
In 1858 he gave a lecture before the Leeds Philosophical Institution on "How we Tax India."
In 1859 he stood as Liberal candidate for Leeds, but was beaten.Advertisement
The king made it an excuse for gathering an army to besiege Badlesmeres castle at Leeds; he took it and hanged the garrison.
In Danby (see LEEDS, 1ST DUKE oF) he found a minister whose views answered precisely to the views of the existing House of Commons.
Speaking at Leeds on the 7th of October, Gladstone said " the resources of civilization were not exhausted," adding that Parnell " stood between the living and the dead, not like Aaron to stay the plague, but to spread the plague."
On October 20th he spoke at Newcastle, on the 21st at Tynemouth, on the 27th at Liverpool, insisting that free-trade had never been a working-class measure and that it could not be reconciled with trade-unionism; on November 4th at Birmingham, on the 10th at Cardiff, on the 21st at Newport, and on December 16th at Leeds.
He was admitted to Leeds general infirmary where he underwent surgery to remove a cerebral abscess.Advertisement
They were brilliant as ever, and one of the best bands you will see playing acoustic in Leeds.
The LEEDS mailing list is an unmoderated list administrated by Tim Pickard, dedicated to the genealogy and history of the Leeds area.
Another Leeds gem filling national radio airwaves, sending out their summer vibes to brighten up the gray.
Vic moved to Leeds in 1948 playing lead alto in many of the clubs and ballrooms of the time.
Golden Acre Park, Leeds opened in 1932 with a huge amusement park, boating lake, miniature railroad and many rides and attractions.Advertisement
Carnival clubs from Bradford and Harrogate have made their debut appearance at Leeds.
An insatiable appetite for learning resulted in her securing a place at Leeds College of Music.
Sir Peter Blake is also creating a new artwork to celebrate the return Live At Leeds concert by The Who.
A teenage student was battered by an unknown assailant on 25th October 1980 in the grounds of Leeds University.
Ruth Wilkin of Leeds University SU was rather bitter, It's quite clear that the North has the best universities in the country.
The first of Remploy's high-street branches are opening in Birmingham, Plymouth and Leeds.
A well established brokerage in Leeds are seeking an experienced Personal Lines Advisor.
Leeds City Council has a large number of local bylaws for the Leeds area.
The project is part of the £ 13 million investment in a new high speed canning line at the Joshua Tetley Brewery in Leeds.
Nicky Barmby's glittering career had taken him to Tottenham Hotspur, Middlesbrough, Everton, Liverpool and Leeds United.
Large firm based in Leeds requires a cashier to join the team.
There won't be any supermodel tantrums when Leeds students hit the catwalk for charity later this month.
Leeds Youth choir is a four-part choir for singers from 12 to 19 or over.
Our expected rivals for gold medals were Leeds City, ironically including Thames second claimer Andy Beevers.
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 A major clampdown targeting people attempting to smuggle drugs into HMP Leeds is enjoying continued success.
By the end of the 17th century a large amount of woolen cloth was being sold in the markets of Leeds.
Embrace are set to celebrate their remarkable comeback with a major outdoor gig right in the heart of Leeds.
The evening begins with new comers to the Leeds live scene, 7 Hertz.
They're also planning to release a compilation of Leeds bands.
No one really knows... I'll probably just watch the usual crap on TV or read about the upcoming demise of Leeds United.
The British crayfish are being offered a safe refuge in a Leeds lake.
Viduka's delightful left-footed curler then stretched the Leeds tally to five within nine minutes of the restart.
It is on one of Leeds oldest streets which has a fantastic delicatessen, restaurants, bars, spa and clubs.
Peter Taylor has hinted that Keith Andrews could be rested for tomorrow's local Derby against Leeds United at Elland Road.
The daily Plymouth Bristol operation will also dovetail into the new Leeds route.
As for Leeds, Smith was booked for nothing more than backing into Barton in an aerial duel.
The Leeds branches of the Alliance for Green Socialism are going to inaugurate a local " Claire Short " award for political duplicity.
Cream colored earthenware was also made in Leeds possibly as early as this but had become lighter in appearance by 1775.
He quickly enlisted the services of the manager at Leeds Road and the club appointed Arthur Fairclough as manager on 26 February, 1920.
Ransome was born in Leeds in 1884, educated at Rugby and became a passionate fisherman from a very young age.
Leeds is a pretty cool place to watch the footy.
At the end of a half in which Leeds had only been stretched for period of 2 minutes, things got rather fraught.
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Every decent fan of Leeds United will be absolutely furious, he was the future.
The Museum of Leeds has done much to make the Abbey site an attractive prospect by converting the former inner gatehouse into a museum.
I am at present studying MSC geochemistry at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom.
The fact that Leeds are now uncomfortable about using an unlicensed FIFA agent - gee golly.
Goodwill to All - 21/12/05 Leeds Met staff have been busy spreading seasonal goodwill to All - 21/12/05 Leeds Met staff have been busy spreading seasonal goodwill throughout and beyond the university.
We cannot guarantee that there will be a trolley on the train from Carlisle or from Leeds to Skipton.
The first hour exposed a huge gulf between Leeds and the team that started the game at the top of a premature Premiership table.
He has honorary Degrees from Leeds Metropolitan, Birmingham, Middlesex Universities and Southampton Institute.
They were joined by hundreds of Leeds families, including current members of 442 and potential new recruits.
No quarter was asked nor given in a fiercely contested, often ill-tempered clash from which Leeds emerged with flying colors.
Should Leeds build an incinerator to burn its rubbish?
Lets show some true humanity 22nd Jul 2005 Andy from Leeds These attacks prove these people to be totally inhumane.
To begin the day we welcome one of our Leeds Met honorary Doctors, Trevor Baylis O.B.E, world renowned inventor.
Down the road, a couple of thousand Leeds indie kids are blindly watching the Kaiser Chiefs at the Met Uni.
When they are not playing Arsenal I wish good luck to Leeds.
Panoramas covering mainland Scotland plus mainland England & Wales from Leeds (Yorks) south.
Green was also linked with a move to Leeds to replace their highly marketable young keeper Paul Robinson.
Hosted by the University of Leeds ' Institute for Medieval Studies, the IMC attracts some 1,300 medievalists from around 40 countries.
The 27-year old tough tackling midfielder has joined Leeds after being linked with clubs such as Stoke, Crystal Palace and Norwich.
Last time we visited the mill we met a woman who worked in a textile mill in Leeds almost 50 years ago.
Notes for editors 1. Simon Warner teaches popular music at the University of Leeds.
We have legal experts nationwide in places such as London, Essex, Sussex, Bristol, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle and Liverpool.
Much of the work of my group at Leeds can be viewed as the construction of a formal ontology of space and space-time.
In 1906 Mary gave up her job as a teacher and became the full-time organizer of the WSPU in Leeds.
Leeds were given a harsh welcome to life in the Champions League as they were simply outclassed by a team on fire.
Must have seen two hundred or more of them in white shirt, Leeds tie and gray crombie overcoats.
Leeds is the only site predicted to exceed the EU stage 1 2004 90th percentile target.
This year Leeds hosted the annual BDSA conference at the rather plush Hilton hotel.
The perfect pooch is found after hundreds of animals throw the Leeds doggy auditions into canine chaos.
The stage was now set for the ultimate test for Leeds United, and the Sunday papers flowed over with dark premonitions.
During the year there was much preparatory hard work in liaison with Richard Taylor of Leeds Planning Department and Leeds Leisure Services.
Former Leeds physical lecturer Don Robinson designed the University's - and the world's - first purpose-built climbing wall in 1964.
We have no quarrel with the people of Leeds.
Amy Starkey, a University of Leeds business studies graduate has become the youngest manager of a British racecourse, Huntingdon.
Leading the research at Leeds is Professor of automated reasoning, Tony Cohn.
Leeds, however, merely redoubled their efforts and reaped their reward.
He was previously regional Managing Partner of the Leeds and Manchester offices.
Over dinner everybody talked a lot about their current jobs, life, also relived their memories of the fantastic time in Leeds.
The Women's 2nd team completed their 1st season with a great victory over varsity rivals Leeds (4-1 ).
Chants included We beat the scum, Munich song, Marching on together, we are Leeds.
Highbank Hotel Leeds The Highbank Hotel Leeds is ideally located, in its own quietly secluded grounds.
Leeds Museums and Galleries - £ 20,000 Toward the costs of purchasing an oriental lacquer secretaire, orginally made for Temple Newsam House.
In contrast, Leeds looked shaky at the back.
The hard ' grit ' sandstones and intervening shales of the Millstone Grit outcrop west of Bradford and to the north of Leeds.
Yesterday they were content to rediscover the art of holding leads by beating Leeds in a match not short of flying shrapnel.
More importantly, it will be a wonderful souvenir of Leeds United's greatest days to date.
Matt presented results from the collaborative shear-wave splitting project with the University of Leeds.
Leeds University is one of the biggest university campuses and consequently offers excellent sporting, entertainment, and cultural facilities.
The FA have not helped the tension between Chelsea and Leeds over teenage starlets, Michael Woods and Tom Taiwo.
Mirage string quartet Yorks, Humber, Manchester, Lancs UK A young all-girl string quartet based in Leeds, Yorkshire.
I met an absolute stunner named Kim (I think she was from leeds) and ended up having sex in the alley outside.
Smiles became secretary of the Leeds Parliamentary Reform Association which advocated household suffrage.
Even the normally supine New Labor MPs in Leeds have complained to the Government.
Pittards is a large leather tannery based in Leeds.
Quack Quack are from Leeds, an instrumental three-piece consisting of bassist, drummer and keyboardist.
Take a walk along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal towpath through the Weavers ' Triangle - a well preserved Victorian industrial townscape.
Police could look at known troublemakers signing in at their local police station during the Leeds v Hull game.
There are two Great Western Railroad Police and two Manchester and Leeds Railroad Police illustrated truncheons.
Leeds students are also raising funds to rebuild a primary school destroyed by the tsunami on December 26.
In Leeds city catchment, the figures for diagnosed tuberculosis are around 115 cases for the year 2004 (DoH, 2005 ).
The distinctiveness of the Leeds French degree programs compared to other Arts and Humanities programs is therefore twofold.
Steve Dunn waved for play to continue and Leeds broke upfield to win a left-wing corner.
The ball went straight upfield to Mark Hateley who scored the best goal of his career and Leeds were buried.
Leeds North East appears to be doing walkabouts most regularly with Leeds East supplying this service to most groups.
There was a very successful candlelit vigil in the center of Leeds and dozens of young people staged a school walkout in the City.
The care services provided by the sheltered wardens are managed by Leeds City Council.
If this scheme goes ahead it will destroy the character of the most historic section of the Leeds city center waterfront.
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Up to 1834 The first Leeds parish workhouse was opened in 1638 on North Street at the top of Lady Lane.
Chelsea are accused of breaking the rules to lure two talented youngsters from Bates ' current club Leeds.
In 1693 he presided in great state as lord high steward at the trial of Lord Mohun; and on the 4th of May 1694 he was created duke of Leeds.'
The duke's only survi ing son, Peregrine (1659-1729), who became znd duke of Leeds on his father's death, had been a member of the House of Lords as Baron Osborne since 1690, but he is better known as a naval officer; in this service he attained the rank of a vice-admiral.
Richard Trevithick, indeed, had in 1804 tried a high-pressure steam locomotive, with smooth wheels, on a plate-way near Merthyr Tydvil, but it was found more expensive than horses; John Blenkinsop in 1811 patented an engine with cogged wheel and rack-rail which was used, with commercial success, to convey coal from his Middleton colliery to Leeds; William Hedley in 1813 built two locomotives - Puffing Billy and Wylam Dilly - for hauling coal from Wylam Colliery, near Newcastle; and in the following year George Stephenson's first engine, the Blucher, drew a train of eight loaded wagons, weighing 30 tons, at a speed of 4 m.
In 1675 he moved an address to the king for the removal of Danby (see Leeds, Duke Of) from the royal councils, and for his impeachment.
Charles was anxious for his brother's sake to bring the matter to a conclusion, but he dared not appear to stifle the plot; so, when starting for Newmarket, he left orders with Danby (see Leeds, Duke Of,) that he should finish the investigation at once.
In 1884 his Rose of Sharon was given with very great success at the Norwich Festival; in 1885 he was appointed conductor of Novello's oratorio concerts; The Story of Sayid came out at the Leeds Festival of 1886; and in 1888 he succeeded Macfarren as principal of the Royal Academy of Music. The Dream of Jubal was produced at Liverpool in 1889, and in London very soon afterwards.
Former Leeds physical lecturer Don Robinson designed the University 's - and the world 's - first purpose-built climbing wall in 1964.
Then there are the ' redbrick ' universities founded in the last century in large cities e.g. Leeds, Bristol, Manchester.
A refugee from persecution in his native Poland, Professor Bauman was Leeds ' first professor of sociology.
He was previously Regional Managing Partner of the Leeds and Manchester offices.
Leeds, by contrast, relinquished possession far too easily.
Leeds, given fresh impetus by the introduction of Huckerby, retaliated in the best way possible with their flurry of late goals.
The Women 's 2nd team completed their 1st season with a great victory over varsity rivals Leeds (4-1).
Leeds miss his direct running and intelligence as much as Manchester United rue the loss of Ryan Giggs.
Soumik will be treating Leeds audiences to an hour long sarod recital accompanied by tabla virtuoso Shahbaz Hussain Khan.
Leeds were a big side and full of Irish player brought over through their scouting mission.
A very real-looking synthetic seismogram produced from well-log data, by Andrew Carter as part of his PhD at Leeds.
I started my career at Galaxy 105 in Leeds as a fledging showbiz reporter.
Ashtrees Nurseries Ashtrees is a Leeds based nursery producing CELL GROWN trees and shrubs for hedging, woodlands and conservation.
More importantly, it will be a wonderful souvenir of Leeds United 's greatest days to date.
At the Leeds Swiss teams after this auction with a similar holding I decided not to lead fourth highest from a broken spade suit.
Rothwell Labor Party is spearheading a campaign to force Leeds...
The performance on the field was not of the standard Leeds fans are entitled to expect - even in these straitened times.
Mirage String Quartet Yorks, Humber, Manchester, Lancs UK A young all-girl string quartet based in Leeds, Yorkshire.
They were summoned to appear at the Leeds West Riding Court on 18th.
Between 1790 and 1800 Gott developed the Bean Ing mills for the production of superfine cloth - they were the first factory in Leeds.
As we turned the corner the Leeds players were out in force at the side of the hotel swigging bottles of designer lager.
The Stretford and Leigh Branch runs ten and three-quarter miles to the junction with the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
In a topsy-turvy game, he had four different types of chances and took them all to give Leeds a 4-3 victory.
Trudging down the staircase, I hear Leeds cheer a bit.
In Leeds city catchment, the figures for diagnosed Tuberculosis are around 115 cases for the year 2004 (DoH, 2005).
The Leeds NW PCT has developed a community based vasectomy service provided by GPwSI 's in GP surgeries.
The plan was to head from Leeds Station to a Hotel in the vicinity of the junction in question.
Leeds Public Health Board distributed Chlorine of Lime to whitewash walls but it was too late.
A tailor 's three daughters aged 12, 11 and 6 years worked in a worsted mill near Leeds.
Conversely, Leeds based, Wrath records signed, pop rock peddlers Galitza have clearly been in the business a while.
So yeh - if they were n't already dead we could send most of them back to Leeds.
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Of Leeds' Silver Star forms the best are exquisite on good sandy soils, and their whiteness, delicate purity, and grace render them most acceptable as cut flowers.
Did you know that the first Clue game dates back to 1949 in Leeds, England?
One of the newest theories originated from a talk that Dr. Ben Clennell of Leeds University offered on September 21, 1998 at the Festival of Earth Sciences in Wales.
Anderson of the University of Leeds in England developed the workout in 1953.
Abandoning London as the cultural epicenter of the UK, northern cities like Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester have adopted a 'do it yourself' attitude to creating and producing music.
Leeds especially has spawned new record label Dance to the Radio, which is partly run by Whiskas from ¡Forward Russia! and is home to Leeds favorites iLiKETRAiNS, This Et Al and The Pigeon Detectives, amongst others.
The Cribs' first single was released on Squirrel Records, another independent Leeds record label which endeavors to be the mediator for Yorkshire's finest musical talent.
The Cribs' sold out NME tour in autumn 2005 with Leeds favorites The Kaiser Chiefs and Sheffield born and bred Maximo Park proved the band have cemented their status as one of the new indie scene's most important bands.
Born and raised in Leeds, West Yorkshire, the Kaiser Chiefs are one of the original bands of the NME coined New Yorkshire.
The Kaisers are huge fans of football team Leeds United, though they're named after the South African Kaizer Chiefs Football Club.
Before the Kaiser's achieved worldwide success, the boys were prominent figures of the Leeds indie scene, and were the original hosts of Pigs, the city's monthly ostentatious electro-punk night at the Hi-Fi club in the city centre.
In 2005 Leeds stole the limelight, and the Kaiser Chiefs are the most successful band to come out of this new northern focus.
The band's t-shirt slogan "Everything is Brilliant in Leeds" has surely become a legendary statement.
The band played a number of festivals, including Glastonbury, The V Festival in Stafford, and the Leeds and Reading Carling Weekend Festivals.
These Leeds, UK, kids have shared the stage with the likes of Franz Ferdinand and Deerhof and wowed the audiences all around.
It is picturesquely situated in the hilly district of the upper valley of the river Aire, the course of which is followed by the Leeds and Liverpool canal.
In November of this year he obtained a renewal of his pension of J350o a year from the post office which he was holding in 1 The title was taken, not from Leeds in Yorkshire, but from Leeds in Kent, 41 m.
His father, Joseph Austin, was a merchant of the city of Leeds; his mother, a sister of Joseph Locke, M.P. for Honiton.
Ancient mansions are very numerous; among these are the castellated Leeds Castle in the Maidstone district,`Penshurst Place, Hever Castle near Edenbridge, Saltwood and Westenhanger near Hythe, the Mote House at Ightham near Wrotham, Knole House near Sevenoaks, and Cobham Hall.
In 1837 he established the Northern Star newspaper at Leeds, and became a vehement advocate of the Chartist movement.
It has also been conferred during the closing years of the 19th century by letters patent on other cities - Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Bristol, Sheffield, Leeds, Cardiff, Bradford, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Belfast, Cork.
Francis Osborne, 5th duke of Leeds (1751-1799), was born on the 29th of January 1751 and was educated at Westminster school and at Christ Church, Oxford.
Their elder son, George William Frederick (1775-1838), succeeded his father as duke of Leeds and his mother as Baron Conyers.
The earliest arrangement of this kind was patented by John Blenkinsop, of the Middleton Colliery, near Leeds, in 1811, and an engine built on his plan by Mathew Murray, also of Leeds, began in 1812 to haul coals from Middleton to Leeds over a line 32 m.
The first dining car in England was run experimentally by the Great Northern railway between London and Leeds in 1879, and now such vehicles form a common feature on express trains, being available for all classes of passengers without extra charge beyond the amount payable for food.
Halifax ranks with Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield as a seat of the woollen and worsted manufacture.
In 1767 he was appointed to the charge of Mill Hill Chapel at Leeds, where he again changed his religious opinions from a loose Arianism to definite Socinianism and wrote many political tracts hostile to the attitude of the government towards the American colonies.
Thus Hull district inaugurated a bold policy of chapel-buildings; Norwich that of a foreign mission; Sunderland and Manchester the ideal of a bettereducated ministry, Sunderland institute being opened in 1868; Nottingham district founded a middle-class school; Leeds promoted a union of Sunday-schools, and the placing of chapel property on a better financial footing.
In 1905 it met in Leeds, and in 1908 in Birmingham.
In the summer Charles Wesley visited Wednesbury, Leeds and Newcastle.
The king's conduct, however, drew him to the side of the earl, and he had already joined Edward's enemies when, in October 1321, his wife, Margaret de Clare, refused to admit Queen Isabella to her husband's castle at Leeds in Kent.
On its death, the body was sent to Mr Charles Waterton, of Walton Hall, by whom the skin was mounted in a grotesque manner, and the skeleton given to the Leeds museum.
Amongst the finest of his classical pictures were - "Syracusan Bride leading Wild Beasts in Procession to the Temple of Diana" (1866), "Venus disrobing for the Bath" (1867), "Electra at the Tomb of Agamemnon," and "Helios and Rhodos" (1869), "Hercules wrestling with Death for the Body of Alcestis" (1871), "Clytemnestra" (1874), "The Daphnephoria" (1876), "Nausicaa" (1878), "An Idyll" (1881), two lovers under a spreading oak listening to the piping of a shepherd and gazing on the rich plain below; "Phryne" (1882), a nude figure standing in the sun; "Cymon and Iphigenia" (1884), "Captive Andromache" (1888), now in the Manchester Art Gallery; with the "Last Watch of Hero" (1887), "The Bath of Psyche" (1890), now in the Chantrey Bequest collection; "The Garden of the Hesperides" (1892), "Perseus and Andromeda" and "The Return of Persephone," now in the Leeds Gallery (1891); and "Clytie," his last work (1896).
He was a lifelong advocate of international peace, and made a remarkable declaration as to the Christian standard of national action when the Free Church Federation met at Leeds during the South African War in 1900.
The chief events connected with the county under the Norman kings were the capture of Rochester by William Rufus during the rebellion of Odo of Bayeux; the capture of Dover and Leeds castles by Stephen; the murder of Thomas a Becket at Canterbury in 1170; the submission of John to the pope's legate at Dover in 21 3, and the capture of Rochester Castle by the king in the same year.
The Domesday Survey, besides testifying to the agricultural activity of the country, mentions over one hundred salt-works and numerous valuable fisheries, vines at Chart Sutton and Leeds, and cheese at Milton.
But no remains exist of the priories of Augustinian canons at Canterbury (St Gregory's; 1084), Leeds, near Maidstone (1119), Tunbridge (middle of 12th century), Combwell, near Cranbrook (time of Henry II.); the nunnery of St Sepulchre at Canterbury (about 110o) and Langdon abbey, near Walmer (1192), both belonging to the Benedictines; the Trinitarian priory of Mottenden near Headcorn, the first house of Crutched Friars in England (1224), where miracle plays were presented in the church by the friars on Trinity Sunday; the Carmelite priories at Sandwich (1272) and Losenham near Tenterden (1241); and the preceptory of Knights of St John of Jerusalem at West Peckham, near Tunbridge (1408).