Leeds City Museum

Curator of Archaeology holding a sceat

Museum’s new tiny treasure is small change

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Leeds Museums & Galleries have acquired a tiny sceat which has been pierced to be used as a piece of jewellery.
A sepia photograph of a captain in the army

Captain James Walker Foreman

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Leeds-born Captain James Walker Foreman flew 637 hours on the front line in World War One, and survived a bullet wound from below.
1906 Ordinance survey map (published 1908)

Skating in Edwardian Leeds

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In 1909, there were 5 skating rinks in Leeds. Using historic maps, Catherine Robins has found out exactly where they were and what became of the buildings after they closed.