Old Yorkshire Maps proudly announces the release of their 1934 Shipley Special Edition map which portrays Old Shipley, a hard-working and honest mill town in the mid 30s. 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 £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 Shipley previously trod by your ancestors!
This map is a must for all history lovers and people who love Shipley!
This 1934 map includes the following areas of interest amongst many others:
● Shipley Town Hall – completed in 1832 and opened by the Earl of Harewood
● Carnegie Library – financed by the famous Scottish-American steel industry tycoon Andrew Carnegie
● St Paul’s Church – built between 1823 and 1826
● Shipley’s two railway stations
● Airedale Mills – Baildon Bridge, built 1850, factory owner Joseph Hargreaves
● Fire Brigade Station
● Junction Mills
● Christ Church, Windhill
● Crow Gill Park – opened in 1890 including a band stand
● Ring O’Bells public house – claims to be the oldest pub in Shipley dating back to 1821
● Leeds & Liverpool Canal and the River Aire