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The Ancient Parish of BRADFORD

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"BRADFORD, a market and parish-town, in Morley-division of Agbrigg and Morley, liberty of Pontefract; 6 miles from Bingley, 8 from Halifax, 10 from Leeds, Keighley, and Otley, 14 from Huddersfield, 15 from Wakefield, 34 from York, 196 from London. Market, Thursday. Fairs, March 3, June 17 and 18, December 9 and 10, for horned cattle, horses, pigs, &c. Bankers, Messrs. Peckover, Harris, and Co. draw on Messrs. Sir James Esdaile, and Co. 21, Lombard Street. Principal Inns, the Sun, and the Talbot. Pop. 13,064. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to St. Peter, in the deanry of Pontefract, value, £20. Patron, Richard Fawcett, Esq. Here is also a Chapel of ease, called Christ's Church, in Darley Street, built by subscription, and consecrated in 1815." (There is further information for Bradford).

Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.

  • Allerton
  • Allerton Lee
  • Apperley Bridge
  • Bierley
  • Bowling
  • Bowling Hall
  • Bradford Moor
  • Buttershaw
  • Chellow Heights
  • Clayton
  • Clayton Heights
  • Clock House
  • Croft House
  • Crow Trees
  • Cutler Height
  • Denholme
  • Denholme Gate
  • Dudley Hill
  • Eastbrook House
  • Eccleshill
  • Fairweather Green
  • Far Oxnop
  • Field Head
  • Frizinghall
  • Great Horton
  • Greengates
  • Haldworth
  • Hallows
  • Hallows Hall
  • Haworth
  • Heaton
  • Heaton Royds
  • Kipling House
  • Kipping House
  • Lidget Green
  • Lingbob
  • Little Horton
  • Lodge
  • Low Moor
  • Mann Villa
  • Manningham
  • Manywells Height
  • Miryshaw
  • Near Oxnop
  • Royds Hall
  • Saltaire
  • Scar Hill
  • Scholemoor
  • Shipley
  • Stanbury
  • Thornbury
  • Thornton
  • Town Hill
  • Undercliffe
  • West Scholes
  • Westbrook House
  • Whitley House
  • Wibsey
  • Wilsden

[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]





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