Old Yorkshire Maps proudly announces the release of their 1908 Bradford Special Edition map which portrays Old Bradford, the worsted capital of the world, just after the turn of the 20th Century. This work blends two separate maps and draws them together into a single print. This map looks stunning and has been digitally cleaned. Prices start at just £5.50 for the download version and prints from £10 – click on the map for details
This high-quality print uses premium 180gsm heavyweight paper and the finest quality inks that do no smudge or fade.
You can imagine yourself walking down the streets of old Bradford previously trod by your ancestors!
This map is a must for all history lovers and people who love Bradford!
This 1908 map includes the following areas of interest amongst many others:
● St Peter’s Church – Became Bradford Cathedral in 1919
● Numerous railway stations and depots – Exchange and Midland station, Bridge St and Adoplphus St depots
● Bradford town hall – completed in 1871
● The Wool Exchange on Market St – where textile deals were struck
● Entertainment – St George’s Hall, Theatre Royal and Prince’s Theatre, Windsor Baths …
● Many mills – Lumb Lane, Beehive, Britannia, Providence, Zetland, Barkerend, Eastbrook – to name a few
● Education – Bradford Grammar School, Technical College and School of Art
● Forster Square and Town Hall Square
● Mechanics Institute
● Other industry – Saw mills, breweries, iron works, printing works and profusion of warehouses