House of Saxe Coburg
|1901 4||St. Anne's Roman Catholic Cathedral built.|
|1903||City Square was laid out as older residents of the city will remember, with the Black Prince statue and the Nymph statues. Since then the square has changed its looks a few times, but now is similar to the square of this period.|
|1904||Leeds University starts merged from colleges and granted
a Charter by King Edward VII
Leeds Markets built
Consecration of St Anne’s Cathedral.
Leeds City the forerunners of Leeds United formed. at Elland Road.
Marks and Spencer's opened premises in Cross Arcade. Besides the Kirkgate market stall Michael had opened a shop in Manchester in 1894. The Marks and Spencer's Empire of shops is underway.
|1905||First Cinema built|
|1906||Ellmore's started manufacturing copper tubing in 1888 at Stourton, becomes Yorkshire Copper Works|
|1908||New wing of the University opened by King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra|
House of Windsor
|1911||Census. Population 450,000. In this respect Leeds reflected a thriving modern town but in reality, the effect of industrialisation and urbanisation was increasing overcrowding and squalor.|
|1912||Red Hall purchased by Mr S Scofield|
|1914 18||World War I.|
|1918 ?||The Cenotaph War Memorial, moved in front of the Art gallery in the Headrow, was first sighted in City Square, just after the Great War.|
|1919||Leeds United Football Club formed from Leeds City football club who were . expelled from the Football League after alleged illegal payments to players during the war years.|
|1921||Leeds Coat of Arms received sanction of the College of Heralds.
Montague Burton's is now the largest clothing factory in the world.