Samuel Ledgard blue plaque in Leeds

Samuel Ledgard (1874 - 1952) was landlord here 1896 - 1952. The renowned private operator of bus and coach services in Yorkshire, in a remarkable career he was also a farmer, brewer, garage proprietor, quarry owner, haulage contractor and caterer to royalty and the nobility.

Samuel Ledgard (1874–1952) was a Leeds entrepreneur who became a major West Yorkshire Independent bus operator. Following his death in 1952, his executors continued to operate the Samuel Ledgard bus company up until 1967, when it was acquired by the West Yorkshire Road Car Company.

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