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Childhood Collection (#3)

Background imageChildhood Collection: Ventriloquist JLP01_08_093537a

Ventriloquist JLP01_08_093537a
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. An entertainer with a ventriloquists dummy speaking to two young girls at the annual childrens Christmas party held by

Background imageChildhood Collection: Look what we got JLP01_09_783694

Look what we got JLP01_09_783694
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Two young boys in matching outfits holding presents and party hats at the Laing childrens Christmas party at Mill Hill

Background imageChildhood Collection: Playground JLP01_10_36205

Playground JLP01_10_36205
Harehills Primary School, Markham Avenue, Harehills, Leeds, West Yorkshire. Harehills Primary School, Leeds, looking north, with children in the playground

Background imageChildhood Collection: Cart ride JLP01_08_046458

Cart ride JLP01_08_046458
Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. A man with two girls in a horse-drawn cart on the promenade at Gorleston-on-Sea, during a day trip to Great Yarmouth for Laing staff and families

Background imageChildhood Collection: Dress circle JLP01_08_053711

Dress circle JLP01_08_053711
GOLDERS GREEN HIPPODROME, NORTH END ROAD, GOLDERS GREEN, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. A party of children seated in the dress circle at Golders Green Hippodrome for a Dick Whittington pantomime

Background imageChildhood Collection: Family outing JLP01_08_021664

Family outing JLP01_08_021664
Felixstowe, Suffolk. A family with a young girl and a dog posed during a Laing staff trip to Felixstowe. In 1947, after a seven year break

Background imageChildhood Collection: Outing by train JLP01_08_08838

Outing by train JLP01_08_08838
Laing staff and family members inside a train carriage during an outing of the London office to Bournemouth. This image was catalogued as part of the Breaking New Ground Project in partnership with

Background imageChildhood Collection: Train journey JLP01_08_008834

Train journey JLP01_08_008834
A man and young girl seated in a train carriage with refreshments during an outing of Laings London office to Bournemouth, with the man reading a special coronation edition of Team Spirit

Background imageChildhood Collection: Breaktime JLP01_08_055338

Breaktime JLP01_08_055338
COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL, GEDLING ROAD, ARNOLD, GEDLING, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE. A view of the main courtyard at Arnold County High School filled with school children

Background imageChildhood Collection: Firs prize JLP01_08_073964

Firs prize JLP01_08_073964
Copthall Stadium, Hendon, Barnet, Greater London. A young boy on a podium being presented with a prize, at the annual Laing Sports Day held at Copthall Stadium

Background imageChildhood Collection: Skipping race JLP01_08_073951

Skipping race JLP01_08_073951
Copthall Stadium, Hendon, Barnet, Greater London. Girls leaving the starting line of a skipping race, with spectators in a stand beyond, at the annual Laing Sports Day held at Copthall Stadium

Background imageChildhood Collection: Skipping race JLP01_08_073950

Skipping race JLP01_08_073950
Copthall Stadium, Hendon, Barnet, Greater London. Girls with skipping ropes lined up at the start of a skipping race, with spectators in a stand beyond

Background imageChildhood Collection: School buildings JLP01_10_60945

School buildings JLP01_10_60945
Durrington High School, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex. A view of a glazed link between blocks at Durrington High School, with a group of school children outside

Background imageChildhood Collection: Climbing frame JLP01_08_089089

Climbing frame JLP01_08_089089
Doddington Estate, Battersea, Wandsworth, Greater London. Children playing on a climbing frame on the Doddington Estate, with a 10-storey and 13-storey block of flats behind

Background imageChildhood Collection: Balloons JLP01_11_54509_08

Balloons JLP01_11_54509_08
CHELSEA AND WESTMINSTER HOSPITAL, FULHAM ROAD, KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA, GREATER LONDON. A young girl holding a balloon for a balloon race whilst standing on a table beside her father

Background imageChildhood Collection: Balloons JLP01_11_54507_06

Balloons JLP01_11_54507_06
CHELSEA AND WESTMINSTER HOSPITAL, FULHAM ROAD, KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA, GREATER LONDON. Two children posed with two Metropolitan police officers and a police car

Background imageChildhood Collection: Balloons JLP01_11_54505_07

Balloons JLP01_11_54505_07
CHELSEA AND WESTMINSTER HOSPITAL, FULHAM ROAD, KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA, GREATER LONDON. Children playing on a bouncy castle during an open day at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital site

Background imageChildhood Collection: Apple bobbing JLP01_08_021705

Apple bobbing JLP01_08_021705
Carlisle, Cumbria. Two children competing in an apple bobbing contest as a group of children and adults watch, during a Laing sports day at Carlisle

Background imageChildhood Collection: Train ride JLP01_08_021731

Train ride JLP01_08_021731
Carlisle, Cumbria. Children taking a ride on a miniature train named Brisco Belle during a sports day at Laings Carlisle Sports Club

Background imageChildhood Collection: Urban living JLP01_08_087671

Urban living JLP01_08_087671
Aylesbury Estate, Walworth, Southwark, Greater London. A young girl seated on a bench in front of a recently completed block of flats on the Aylesbury Estate, built using the 12M Jespersen system

Background imageChildhood Collection: Candy floss JLP01_08_046479a

Candy floss JLP01_08_046479a
ABERYSTWYTH, WALES. Two young children holding candyfloss, standing beside a Walls ice cream kiosk on the promenade at Aberystwyth, during a day trip for Laing staff and families

Background imageChildhood Collection: Children JLP01_08_001155

Children JLP01_08_001155
BRIDLINGTON, EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE. A group of children with a small child in a pram on a day trip of Laing staff and families to Bridlington

Background imageChildhood Collection: Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008855

Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008855
BOURNEMOUTH, DORSET. A man and three children at the shoreline on a beach in Bournemouth, during a staff outing of Laings London office

Background imageChildhood Collection: Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008847

Bournemouth beach JLP01_08_008847
BOURNEMOUTH, DORSET. Children playing on the beach as a group of adults on deckchairs supervise, during a staff outing of Laings London office to Bournemouth

Background imageChildhood Collection: Childrens play area JLP01_08_076262

Childrens play area JLP01_08_076262
Upton Priory, Macclesfield, Cheshire. A view of children playing in a play area in front of flat-roofed Easiform terraces on a housing estate in Macclesfield

Background imageChildhood Collection: Concrete play area JLP01_08_075900

Concrete play area JLP01_08_075900
Greenmeadow, Cwmbran, Torfaen, WALES. Children playing on sculptures in a childrens play area on the Greenmeadow housing estate

Background imageChildhood Collection: Bournemouth Beach JLP01_08_046387

Bournemouth Beach JLP01_08_046387
BOURNEMOUTH. A young child on the beach with her legs buried in the sand, taken during a Laing staff outing to Bournemouth

Background imageChildhood Collection: Bournemouth Beach JLP01_08_008856

Bournemouth Beach JLP01_08_008856
BOURNEMOUTH. Children playing on the beach and adults relaxing on deckchairs during a staff outing of the Laing London office to Bournemouth

Background imageChildhood Collection: Blackbird Leys JLP01_08_069168

Blackbird Leys JLP01_08_069168
Sundew Close, Blackbird Leys, Oxford, Oxfordshire. A group of children playing on the grass infront of a row of terraced Easiform houses

Background imageChildhood Collection: Virginia Water BAR03_01_556

Virginia Water BAR03_01_556
Virginia Water, Egham, Runnymede, Surrey. Two young children, facing away from the camera, standing in sunshine in front of the bank of Virginia Water

Background imageChildhood Collection: New Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00324

New Street Coventry, 1941 a42_00324
New Street, Coventry. A young girl standing on the pavement outside the front door of 13 New Street. The window beside the doorway appears to be boarded, probably as a result of bomb damage

Background imageChildhood Collection: Shirley Street, Saltaire DES01_01_0622

Shirley Street, Saltaire DES01_01_0622
A view looking west along the terraced houses of Shirley Street with Saltaire Primary School on Albert Road visible in the background. Saltaire, Shipley, West Yorkshire. Date range: 1966-1974

Background imageChildhood Collection: Classroom DP217263

Classroom DP217263
Chilwell School, Queens Road West, Beeston, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. Interior of former Lower School. Ground floor, base 4 and 5 view from south east

Background imageChildhood Collection: Girls playing a091596

Girls playing a091596
Church Path, Queen Camel, Somerset. Looking along a cobbled street towards the tower of St Barnabas Church, with three young girls tending to a doll in a pram. Photographed by John Gay in April 1953

Background imageChildhood Collection: Children BB73_07074

Children BB73_07074
A group of young children standing outside a public house, London. Date range, 1900-1915. Early 20th century

Background imageChildhood Collection: Oddingley Dovecote OP08634

Oddingley Dovecote OP08634
Dovecote, Oddingley, Worcestershire, 14 May 1894. Percy Thomas Deakin (c1864-1927), platinum print. Percy Deakin was a keen recorder of historic buildings and made meticulous notes

Background imageChildhood Collection: Boys sitting on gate a97_05319

Boys sitting on gate a97_05319
Boys sitting on kissing gate, Preston Bissett, Buckinghamshire. 1904

Background imageChildhood Collection: Uffington, Oxfordshire BB97_11909

Uffington, Oxfordshire BB97_11909
Uffington, Oxfordshire. A family group standing outside their cottage. In the background is the frame for a lifting canal bridge

Background imageChildhood Collection: Peers staircase, 1860 6L_LOR_1860

Peers staircase, 1860 6L_LOR_1860
House of Lords, Palace of Westminster, London. The Peers staircase. Lithograph in black and tint by Vacher & Sons, 1860. Mayson Beeton Collection



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