Chris Bovis navigates the largely destroyed history of the Gascoigne family.
Discover the colourful histories behind our city’s many communities with David Harrison.
Miss Nora Passavant dressed as ‘The Leeds Daily Papers’ at the 1891 Fancy Dress Ball. Joshua King explores the life of Nora and the rest of the Passavant women.
The second in our 1891 Fancy Dress Ball series, this time on the life of Wilfred Nicholson who attended dressed as Mephistopheles.
Discover the immense influence of Samson Fox, who made his fortune through pioneering products manufactured by Leeds Forge.
In May 1968 the Leeds Infirmary (now the Leeds General Infirmary) opened its doors at its current location on Great George Street. However, its first visitors were not in need of medical attention but art lovers.
The first in a series exploring the children who attended the Juvenile Fancy Dress Ball at Leeds Town Hall in 1891.
On 15 March 1941, Leeds City Museum – as it stood in it’s original spot on Park Row – was struck by a bomb.
While looking for objects associated with Leeds General Infirmary, Rebecca Fallas was drawn to a picture of this kindly looking but clearly formidable woman.
Explore the portraits in our ‘Sweepiana’ collection of items relating to chimney sweeps with Leila Prescott.
It’s here! Find out everything you need to know about the three levels of membership.
Discover the story of the famous Leeds surgeon, Lord Moynihan, who had ‘the heart of a lion and the hands of a lady’.