1895 A Brave New World!

We are very proud to announce the release of our newest unique project “1895 A Brave New World” which tells of the creation of Rugby League and details the 22 teams that took part in the inaugural 1895/96 season.

Just click on the image below to find out more!!!

1895 A Brave New World

Features:

  • A beautiful contemporary vignette of the George Hotel, Huddersfield – setting for the famous meeting
  • Three lists of the teams from Cheshire, Lancashire and Yorkshire
  • A trading card depicting each of the 22 founding  teams that played in the inaugural 1895/96 Northern Union competition
  • A stirring title of “1895 A Brave New World – The Birth of Rugby League” with the oval ball insignia
  • All set against a beautiful map of Northern England from the mid 1890s

LAUNCHED!!! – 1934 Shipley map – Special Edition

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!

Old Shipley Map 1934 Special Edition
Old Shipley Map 1934 Special Edition

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

LAUNCHED!!! – 1908 Bradford map – Special Edition

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!

Special Edition Bradford Map 1908
Special Edition Bradford Map 1908

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

LAUNCHED!!! – 1893 Saltaire map – Special Edition

Old Yorkshire Maps proudly announces the release of their 1893 Special Edition Saltaire map which portrays this unique UNESCO World Heritage Site “model village” in the late 1800s. This work blends two separate maps and draws them together into a single print. This colour map looks stunning and has been digitally cleaned. Prices start from 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.

This unique print allows you to rediscover the historical gem of Saltaire and imagine walking down its streets!

1893 Saltaire Special Edition Map
1893 Saltaire Special Edition Map

This map is a must for all history lovers and people who love Saltaire!

This 1893 map includes the following areas of interest amongst many others:

● Salts mill – produced 5,500 miles of fabric cloth in a year!!
● Caroline Street – named after Salt’s wife
● Saltaire Congregational Chapel
● Saltaire hospital – completed 1868 – located on Saltaire Road
● Saltaire Park – later to become Roberts park
● Alexandra Square – site of the almshouses
● Saltaire railway station – opened 1856
● Leeds & Liverpool canal – a key factor in locating Saltaire
● Lockwood Street and Mawson Street – named after the architects
● Hirst wood and the Hirst lock

LAUNCHED!!! – 1893 Guiseley map – Special Edition

Old Yorkshire Maps is proud to announce the release of the 1893 Special Edition Guiseley map which portrays this bustling textile town in the late 1800s. This work blends four separate maps and draws them together into a single print. Prices start from just £12 – just 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.

Rediscover the streets of bygone Guiseley and walk in the footsteps of your ancestors!!

Just click on the map below to order

1893 Guiseley map - Special Edition
1893 Guiseley map – Special Edition

This map is a must for all people who love Guiseley!

This 1893 map includes the following areas of interest amongst others:

● Albion Dye Works
● The White Cross Hotel
● Nunroyd Mills
● St. Oswald’s Church
● Guiseley Railway station
● Ings Mill
● Kelcliffe Mount
● Hallamfield Works
● Nether Moor Boot Factory

LAUNCHED – 1891 Menston map – Special Edition

Old Yorkshire Maps is proud to announce the release of the 1891 Special Edition Menston map which portrays this popular West Riding village on a lovingly crafted map. This work blends four separate maps and draws them together into a single print in glorious colour. Prices start from just £12 – just click on the map for details.

This high-quality piece shows Menston a village where the West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum was situated. Rediscover the streets of bygone Menston.

Just click on the map below for details and to order

1891 Menston Map
1891 Menston Map preview

This map is a must for all people who love Menston !

This 1891 map includes the following areas of interest amongst others:

● The County Lunatic Asylum
● Mortuary and burial ground of above
● The infectious diseases hospital
● St John’s Church
● Menstone Hall
● The Fox and Hounds
● Hare & Hounds Hotel
● Derry Hill
● Bleach Mill

LAUNCHED – 1891 Ilkley map – Special Edition

Old Yorkshire Maps is proud to announce the release of the 1891 Special Edition Ilkley map which portrays this popular spa Town on a lovingly crafted map. This work blends two separate maps and draws them together into a single print. Prices start from just £10 – just click on the map for details.

This high-quality piece shows Ilkley a popular tourist destination with its beautiful landscape and medicinal waters. Rediscover the streets of bygone Ilkley and walk in the footsteps of your ancestors.

Just click on the map below for details and to order

1891 Ilkley map
1891 Ilkley map – Special Edition

This map is a must for all people who love Ilkley !

This 1891 map includes the following areas of interest amongst others:

● All Saints Church (Parish Church)
● Site of Olicana Castle (Roman Station)
● Troutbeck
● The Grove
● The Craiglands
● Brook Street
● St Margaret’s Church
● Ilkley College
● Wells House
● Ilkley Bridge

LAUNCHED – 1938 Scarborough map – Special Edition

Old Yorkshire Maps is proud to announce the release of the 1938 Special Edition Scarborough map tomorrow which portrays this fine coastal Town on a lovingly crafted map. This work blends four separate maps and draws them together into a single print. Prices start from just £5 – just click on the map for details.

This high-quality piece shows Scarborough a proud coastal Yorkshire fishing and tourist destination town. Rediscover the streets of bygone Batley and walk in the footsteps of your ancestors.

Just click on the map below for details and to order

1938 Scarborough map preview
1938 Scarborough map preview

This map is a must for all lovers of Scarborough !

This 1938 map includes the following areas of interest amongst others:

● Glorious South Sands and Harbour
● Peasholme Park
● Central Railway Station
● The Spa
● St Mary’s Church
● Northstead Manor Gardens
● North Marine Road Cricket Ground
● Scarborough Hospital
● Scarborough Castle
● The Grand Hotel
● Excursion Station
● Old Borough Gaol

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