Hidden Nature, Hidden History: Leeds Minster

This article forms part of our Heritage Open Day 2020 programme, specifically our Leeds City Centre Hidden Nature, Hidden History heritage trail. Click to see all the points on the trail and to read the accompanying articles… With the loss of the original graveyard, now Penny Pocket Park, due to new roads and railway lines the…

Hidden Nature, Hidden History: Penny Pocket Park

This article forms part of our Heritage Open Day 2020 programme, specifically our Leeds City Centre Hidden Nature, Hidden History heritage trail. Click to see all the points on the trail and to read the accompanying articles… Penny Pocket Park began as part of the church yard and graveyard of Leeds Parish Church (later Leeds Minster),…

Saxons in Leeds!

Over the next few months we’ll be featuring articles from guest blogger Kiera Falgate. Kiera is a student at the University of Leeds and has been using the books and other resources available in the Local and Family History department at the Central Library to find out more about some of Leeds’ most interesting heritage. It’s not…