Bradford, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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 ...Read full memory

Bradford

Mum worked for GEC on Manningham Lane and was informed of her brother's death on HMS Indomitable as he was in the navy in the war. Mum worked with Christiana Swift in the canteen at GEC.

Coffee Bar

I remember all this so well. The coffee bar was the Alassio first frothy coffee, first coca cola and dancing at the Gaumont seeing The Beatles, Helen Shapiro and so many others... great days!

A memory of Bradford by Pat Reed