Abbey Grange A level pupils have been shadowing three students from Leeds Metropolitan University who are researching Prisoner of War Camps in Leeds as part of their History degree.

 

This section of our website contains their full report.

 

The camp entrance is where the Co-operative store at the top of Butcher Hill is today.

 

We are grateful to many organisations and individuals for their support with this ongoing project including…

 

Tom, Tom and Sarah from Leeds Met.

Janet Douglas

Horsforth Museum

Mark Saville

 

If you have any useful information about POW camps in Leeds please contact us.

 

A second camp in Leeds was situated at Farnley. We plan to research this camp in the near future.

 

Please click here to view the research report on Butcher Hill POW Camp (Adobe Acrobat Reader Required)