Bradford, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Kirgate Market

I remember walking up the steps and through the big ian gates. Seeing all the stalls full of fish, meat, veg it was a wonderful market. We would go out of the other side into the open market which is now john Street market. Those were the day's.

A memory of Bradford by m.brown350

The Stickler

Back in the late sixties early seventies my pop group Chris and the Deltics used to practice at The Stickler on Sticker Lane. Pat Lee who i believe was the daughter of the landlord / landlady later ran the group's fan club. Dennis Raynor aka Chris. Would be great to get in touch with Pat.

A memory of Bradford by dennis.raynor

Boating On The Lake

I spent many happy hours in Horton Park in the late 1940's and early 1950's, particularly when the lake had paddle boats on it. During many winters the lake froze over and we went sliding on it. One winter I learned a valuable lesson that the water under the bridge does not freeze. I tried to walk from one side of the ...Read full memory