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BRADFORD: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1750.

"BRADFORD, (given as "BRADFORTH") a parish in the West Riding of Yorkshire, 7 m. N. E. of Hallifax,, and W. from Leeds, 145 cm. and 183 mm. from London, is another cloathing T. which in the civil wars was garrisoned for the Pt. but taken by the forces of K. Charles I. It has a Mt. on M. and Fairs on Whit. M. and Nov. 30. A lecture was founded here and endowed with 40 l. a year, by Mr. Peter Sunderland, descended of an ancient family in High-Sunderland, near Hallifax."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
Stephen Whatley's England's Gazetteer, 1750]