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

Santa Busby Claus

My dad, Teddy Burke, was Santa Claus at Busby's on Manningham Lane. He was certainly popular, since in the 1950s and 1960s the crowds lined the streets when he was due to arrive on his float. When he did appear, he played ...Read full memory

A memory of Bradford by Edmund Burke

Pub/Nightclub On Manchester Road

Looking for the name of a wine bar/nightclub near the library on Manchester road please