Bradford, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Happy Days

We came to live in East Bowling in 1948 (Caryl Road, just a stone's throw from the former Bolling Girls' Grammar School). Trams (soon to be replaced by trolley buses) were still running up and down Wakefield Road. I went to Lorne Street Primary School (now sadly demolished) before going on to Grange Boys' Grammar School. I remember ...Read full memory

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