Sir John Barran MP Pioneered the Leeds ready-made clothing industry in the 1850s, introducing the band knife for cutting multiple layers of cloth. In 1887 he added this factory to his others in Park Square. As Mayor he secured the purchase of Roundhay Park for Leeds. 1821-1905

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Josephs Well, Chorley, Leeds
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by Leeds Civic Trust on 04 December 2003

Colour: blue



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Peter Hughes on Flickr