Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Bradford. You may be able to find further references to Bradford in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
BRADFORD a town, a township, a parish, two subdistricts, and a district Imperial

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Bradford.

Place Type of entry Source
ALLERTON a township Imperial
Bankfoot ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
BANKFOOT a chapelry Imperial
BIERLEY a chapelry Imperial
Bierley, East hamlet Bartholomew
BIERLEY (East) a hamlet Imperial
Bierley Lane hamlet Bartholomew
Bierley, North township Bartholomew
BIERLEY (North) a township Imperial
Bowling township and village with railway station Bartholomew
Buttershaw ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
BUTTERSHAW a chapelry Imperial
CARR-LANE a hamlet Imperial
Chellow village Bartholomew
CHELLOW a village Imperial
Clayton township and railway station Bartholomew
CLAYTON a township and a chapelry Imperial
Clayton Heights village and school Bartholomew
CLAYTON-HEIGHTS a village Imperial
Crosley Hall village Bartholomew
CROSLEY HALL a village Imperial
CULLINGWORTH a hamlet Imperial
Culling worth Gate village Bartholomew
CULLINGWORTH-GATE a village Imperial
Daisy Hill hamlet Bartholomew
DAISY-HILL a hamlet Imperial
DENHOLME a hamlet and a chapelry Imperial
Denholme Gate town Bartholomew
Dudley Hill village with railway station Bartholomew
DUDLEY-HILL a village Imperial
Eccleshill town and township with railway station Bartholomew
ECCLESHILL a township-chapelry Imperial
Fagley hamlet Bartholomew
Fairweather Green hamlet Bartholomew
FAIRWEATHER GREEN a hamlet Imperial
Folly Hall village Bartholomew
FOLLY-HALL a village Imperial
Four Lane Ends hamlet Bartholomew
FO UR LANE ENDS a hamlet Imperial
Frizinghall village with railway station Bartholomew
Girlington ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
GIRLINGTON a chapelry Imperial
Greengates hamlet Bartholomew
Hallas Bridge hamlet Bartholomew
HALLAS-BRIDGE a hamlet Imperial
Harrop Edge hamlet Bartholomew
HARROP-EDGE a hamlet Imperial
Haworth township and town with railway station Bartholomew
HAWORTH a village, a township, a chapelry, and a sub-district Imperial
Heaton township Bartholomew
HEATON a village and a chapelry Imperial
Heaton Shay district Bartholomew
Hill Top hamlet Bartholomew
HILL-TOP a hamlet Imperial
Horton township Bartholomew
LAISTER-DYKE a chapelry Imperial
Leaventhorpe village Bartholomew
LEE a hamlet Imperial
LEEDS (NEW) a chapelry Imperial
Leventhorpe village Bartholomew
LEVENTHORPE a village Imperial
LIDGET-GREEN a village Imperial
LINGBOB a hamlet Imperial
Low Moor village with railway station Bartholomew
LOWMOOR a village and two chapelries Imperial
Manningham township and railway station Bartholomew
MANNINGHAM a township and two chapelries Imperial
MOOR-HEAD a hamlet Imperial
MOORHOUSE-MOOR a hamlet Imperial
ODSALL-MOOR a hamlet Imperial
Oxenhope small town Bartholomew
OXENHOPE two hamlets and a chapelry Imperial
PIKELEY a hamlet Imperial
QUEENSBURY, or Queenshead a large village and a chapelry Imperial
SALTAIRE a town Imperial
SHAW a hamlet Imperial
Shipley town and township with railway station Bartholomew
Stanbury village Bartholomew
Thornton town and township with railway station Bartholomew
Upper Green village Bartholomew
Wibsey ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
WIBSEY a village and a chapelry Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Bradford within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Feargus O'Connor O'Connor's tour of Scotland, January 1839 5
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 3: South and West Yorkshire 3
Charles Wesley Sept. 17 - Nov. 5, 1756: Midlands, Yorkshire and Manchester 2
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 30, 1745: Yorkshire and Durham 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire 1
George Head The West Riding 1
John Wesley 1760-2: Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; Speaking Statue; Pentecost 1
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Horton 0 3
Lidget Green 0 2
Manningham 0 2
Bowling 0 2
Girlington 0 2
New Leeds 0 1
Fairweather Green 0 2
Bankfoot 0 2
Crossley Hall 0 2
Wibsey 4 2
Folly Hall 0 2
Leventhorpe 0 2
Bierley 0 3
Heaton 0 2
Bolton 0 2
Dudley Hill 0 2
Frizinghall 0 2
Tyersall 0 1
Buttershaw 0 2
Laister Dyke 0 2