This is our coverage of Bradford, historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire. Bradford became a Municipal Borough in 1847, a County Borough in 1889 and was granted City status in 1897. In 1899 its boundaries were extended to include Eccleshill, Idle, North Bierley, Thornton, Tong and Wyke; In 1930 Clayton was added. The present Metropolitan Borough was formed in 1974 with the amalgamation of the City of Bradford with Keighley Borough, Baildon Urban District, Bingley Urban District, Denholme Urban District, Ilkley Urban District, Shipley Urban District, Silsden Urban District and some outlying villages including Queensbury. At the same time it became part of the new West Yorkshire Metropolitan County. Since 1986 it has been a unitary authority.
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The following titles are taken from the OS 25" maps and reduced to a scale of approximately 14 inches to the mile. They are extremely detailed, showing individual houses, details such as railway tracks, pathways, pubs, factories and even minutiae such as fountains and signal posts. Each covers an area of a mile and a half by one mile, and includes an introduction. Click on the links below for further details.
These are the maps for Bradford in our Yorkshire series:
You might find this index map useful: Bradford index map
The area is also covered in our smaller scale Inch to the Mile maps. This is the principal map for the area:
For further details of our One Inch Maps, visit the One Inch page.