Baildon, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Baildon and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Baildon Bank

Late 50's. As a kid I used to run wild with my dog Spot on Baildon Bank, Baildon Green and through the Knoll Wood, mainly during the long light summer evenings (but really just when ever I could) I used to trail up through Milner fields across Shipley Glen, over Baildon Moor and back home through the village. Oh what I ...Read full memory

A memory of Baildon by John Shooter

What A Lovely Place To Live

I used to live on Lucy Hall Drive and well remember walking/biking over Baildon Moors to Ilkley Moors. If you lived in the area, the trip on The Glen Railway was free. I loved the sound of the metal cable supports whirring round and the speed of the railway. I remember Robert Emmott's bike wheel getting caught ...Read full memory

A memory of Baildon by W Howard

Langley Residential Special School 1956

Hi All, Just to say that I was a resident of Langley from January 1956 to July 1956. Have an autograph book here with staff and boys/girls comments on leaving - Staff: Afred/Margaret (Gardeners) D Barry (Domestic) Nurse Anderson, Nurse Carter (Loved her to bits..) Sister HF Halliday - Night Staff, ...Read full memory

A memory of Baildon by Robert Alders