The following is a
timeline of the , history of the city of Bradford West Yorkshire, England.
Prior to 19th century [ edit ]
19th century [ edit ]
1800–1849 [ edit ]
1801 – Population: 13,264.
[4 ] 1816 –
Charlotte Brontë the novelist and poet, born in Thornton on the outskirts of Bradford. 1817 –
Patrick Branwell Brontë the painter, writer and poet. Born in Thornton. 1818 –
Emily Brontë the novelist and poet, born in Thornton. 1820 –
Anne Brontë the novelist and poet, born in Thornton 1821
Bradford Gaslight Company
and Bradford Musical Friendly Society [4 ] founded. [9 ] George Ripley & Son dyeworks in business near town, in
Bowling. [10 ] 1822 – April: Labor unrest.
[11 ] 1824 – Market-place opens.
[12 ] 1825 – Labor strike.
[12 ] 1830
1831 – Population: 23,223.
[13 ] 1832
Bradford Observer newspaper begins publication. [7 ] [15 ] 1838
1839 – Philosophical Society established.
[3 ] 1841 – Population: 34,560.
[3 ] 1846 –
Leeds and Bradford Railway begins operating. 1847 – Bradford
municipal borough charter granted, uniting townships of Bowling, Bradford, Horton, Manningham. [17 ] 1848
1850–1899 [ edit ]
20th century [ edit ]
1900–1949 [ edit ]
Bradford City Football Club formed. 1904
1906 Bradford Rugby Club reach
Challenge Cup final for first time, beating Salford RLFC 5-0 at Headingley Stadium. [39 ] 1907 Bradford Rugby Club splits:
Bradford Park Avenue association football team and Bradford Northern RLFC are created. [22 ] 1908
Jacob Moser becomes Lord Mayor of Bradford and Chief Magistrate. Picturedrome opens.
[40 ] 1911 –
Bradford City Football Club win the FA Cup. 1914 –
Bradford Alhambra theatre and Birch Lane Cinema open. [40 ] 1915 –
Fred Hoyle, an astronomer and mathematician. Born in Bingley 1916
1923 – Coronet Picture House opens.
[40 ] 1929
New Victoria Cinema opens. [40 ] 1931 –
Leeds and Bradford Municipal Aerodrome opens. 1933 –
Bradford Northern sign a ten year lease on former quary and household waste site, beginning construction of Odsal Stadium the largest British stadium other than Wembley Stadium. [22 ] 1937 –
David Hockney, CH, RA, is a painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer, born in Bradford 1939
Bradford Northern win Challenge Cup beating Wigan RLFC over two legs (Wigan 0–3 Bradford Northern at Central Park and Bradford Northern 5–0 Wigan at Odsal Stadium). [44 ] 1945 –
Bradford Northern again reach Challenge Cup final but are beaten over two legs by Huddersfield RLFC (Huddersfield 7–4 Bradford Northern at Fartown Ground and Bradford Northern 5–6 Huddersfield at Odsal Stadium. [45 ] 1947 –
Bradford Northern beat Leeds RLFC 8–4 in Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium. [46 ] 1948 –
Bradford Northern reach final of Challenge Cup, but fail to keep hold of the trophy losing to Wigan RLFC 8–3 at Wembley Stadium. [47 ] 1949 –
Bradford Northern reach Challenge Cup Final for the third year running, beating Halifax RLFC 12–0 at Wembley Stadium. [48 ]
1950–1999 [ edit ]
This section requires expansion. (September 2013)
Odsal Stadium hosts the replay of the Challenge Cup final. A record-breaking crowd of 102,569 (official but estimates put number at over 120,000) ) see [22 ] Warrington RLFC defeat Halifax RLFC 8–4. [49 ] 1961 –
WM Morrisons opens its first supermarket 'Victoria' in Girlington. 1963 –
Bradford Northern goes out of business. 1964 –
Bradford Northern reformed and accepted back into Rugby Football League. 1966 –
University of Bradford chartered. 1974 –
City of Bradford local government district created, combining Bingley, Bradford, Denholme, Haworth, Ilkley, Keighley, Shipley, Silsden. 1982 –
Bradford and Ilkley Community College, and Peace Action Group formed. [31 ] 1983 –
National Media Museum opens. 1985
Pictureville Cinema opens. 1993 – Bradford Animation Festival begins.
Bradford Bulls win their first Super League title, including a record breaking 20 straight victories, and are beaten Challenge Cup finalists. [51 ] 1998 –
Infest (festival) begins. 1999
21st century [ edit ]
This section requires expansion. (September 2013)
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b Samantha Letters (2005), "Yorkshire", Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516 ( Institute of Historical Research, Centre for Metropolitan History)
^ John Mayhall (1860). . Leeds: Joseph Johnson. Annals and History of Leeds, and Other Places in the County of York
^ a b c d John James (1841), , London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans History and Topography of Bradford
^ a b c d e f g William Cudworth (1881), , Bradford: T. Brear Historical Notes on the Bradford Corporation
^ a b c d e "Bradford". (4th ed.). London: Edward Stanford. 1904. Handbook for Yorkshire
^ Paul Kaufman (1967). "The Community Library: A Chapter in English Social History". Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 57. JSTOR 1006043.
^ a b c d , London: Kent and Co. Literary and Educational Year Book for 1859
^ Samuel Griffiths (1873), , London Griffiths' Guide to the Iron Trade of Great Britain
^ David Russell (1989). "Provincial Concerts in England, 1865–1914: A Case-Study of Bradford". Journal of the Royal Musical Association 114. JSTOR 766377.
^ William Cudworth (1891), , Bradford: T. Brear and Co. Histories of Bolton and Bowling (Townships of Bradford)
^ "Antiquity, History, and Progress of the Woollen and Worsted Trade". Yorkshire Magazine. 15 June 1874.
^ a b c d George Henry Townsend (1867), "Bradford", A Manual of Dates (2nd ed.), London: Frederick Warne & Co.
^ a b Samuel Tymms (1837). "Yorkshire: West Riding". Northern Circuit. The Family Topographer: Being a Compendious Account of the ... Counties of England 6. London: J.B. Nichols and Son. OCLC 2127940.
^ a b c d Benjamin Vincent (1910), "Bradford", Haydn's Dictionary of Dates (25th ed.), London: Ward, Lock & Co.
^ a b "Bradford (West Yorkshire, England) Newspapers". Main Catalogue. British Library . Retrieved . 14 September 2013
^ "Lister's Mill and Victorian Bradford". 100 Years. Bradford: National Media Museum . Retrieved . 14 September 2013
^ "History of City Hall". Bradford Metropolitan District Council.
^ a b Findlay Muirhead, ed. (1920). "Bradford". England. Blue Guides. London: Macmillan.
^ "About Us". City of Bradford: Bradford Festival Choral Society . Retrieved . 14 September 2013
^ Samuel Neil (1866). . London: Charles Griffin and Company. Great Events of Great Britain: A Chronological Record of Its History
^ a b c d e f g http://www.bradfordbulls.co.uk/fans/club_history
^ W. Herbert Scott (1902). . Brighton: W.T. Pike. West Riding of Yorkshire at the opening of the twentieth century: Contemporary biographies
^ Walker, R L (2008) When was Ripleyville Built? SEQUALS, ISBN 0 9532139 2
^ a b c "Bradford". . 1901. Chambers's Encyclopaedia
^ Leeds Times, Dec. 14th 1872 "Service of Consectration"
^ "Samuel Cunliffe Lister (Lord Masham) and his Inventions". Bulletin of the National Association of Wool Manufacturers (Boston, USA). June 1907.
^ a b c , London, 1922 Yearbook of the Scientific and Learned Societies of Great Britain and Ireland
^ a b J.S. Fletcher (1899), "Bradford", Picturesque History of Yorkshire 1, London: J.M. Dent
^ J.G. Bartholomew (1904), "Bradford", Survey Gazetteer of the British Isles, London: G. Newnes
^ a b c J.B. Priestley Library. "Alphabetical List of Special Collections". University of Bradford . Retrieved . 14 September 2013
^ "Photographic Societies of the British Isles and Colonies", , New York: International Annual of Anthony's Photographic Bulletin E. & H. T. Anthony & Company, 1891
^ Johnnie Gray (1891), "Bradford", Through Airedale from Goole to Malham, Leeds: Walker & Laycock
^ "Bradford", Great Britain (7th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1910
^ Frederick Hooper (1907), "Woollen and Worsted Industries of Yorkshire", British Industries: A Series of General Reviews for Business Men and Students (2nd ed.), London
^ James C. Docherty; Peter Lamb (2006). "Chronology". Historical Dictionary of Socialism (2nd ed.). Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-6477-1.
^ a b Anne Bishop (1989), "Cartwright Memorial Hall and the Great Bradford Exhibition of 1904", Bradford Antiquary (Bradford Historical and Antiquarian Society) 4
^ a b c d "Movie Theaters in Bradford, England". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC . Retrieved . 14 September 2013
^ Henry paul#Bradford
^ a b http://www.rugbyleagueproject.org/seasons/super-league-viii-2003/summary.html
^ "British Wool Marketing Board on Canal Road the largest commission wool-grading company in UK". Bradford Telegraph and Argus. 8 August 2012 . Retrieved . 14 September 2013
Further reading [ edit ]
Published in the 19th century [ edit ]
1800s–1840s [ edit ]
John Bigland (1812), "Bradford", Yorkshire, Beauties of England and Wales 16, London: J. Harris
James Dugdale (1819), "Yorkshire: Bradford", New British Traveller 4, London: J. Robins and Co.
"Bradford". History, Directory & Gazeteer, of the County of York 1. Leeds: E. Baines. 1822.
"Yorkshire: Bradford and Neighborhood". Pigot & Co.'s National Commercial Directory for 1828-9. London: James Pigot.
David Brewster, ed. (1830). "Bradford". . Edinburgh: William Blackwood. Edinburgh Encyclopædia
"Bradford", History, Gazetteer, and Directory, of the West-Riding of Yorkshire, Sheffield: William White, 1837
Samuel Lewis (1848), "Bradford", Topographical Dictionary of England (7th ed.), London: S. Lewis and Co.
1850s–1890s [ edit ]
Henry Schroder (1852). "Bradford". Annals of Yorkshire. Leeds: George Crosby.
Edward Collinson (1854). "Historic Sketch of the Town of Bradford". History of the Worsted Trade, and Historic Sketch of Bradford. London: J. Watson.
George Samuel Measom (1861), "Bradford", Official Illustrated Guide to the Great Northern Railway, London: Griffin, Bohn, OCLC 12433505
. 1861. White's Bradford Directory
"Bradford", (2nd ed.), Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1862 Black's Picturesque Guide to Yorkshire
. 1863. Jone's Mercantile Bradford Directory
Charles Knight, ed. (1867). "Bradford". Geography. (London: Bradbury, Evans, & Co.). English Cyclopaedia
. 1876. Round about Bradford
G. Phillips Bevan (1877). "Bradford". Tourist's Guide to the West Riding of Yorkshire. London: Edward Stanford.
"Bradford Section". Commercial Directory and Shippers' Guide (11th ed.). Liverpool: R.E. Fulton & Co. 1879.
John Parker Anderson (1881), "Yorkshire: Bradford", Book of British Topography: a Classified Catalogue of the Topographical Works in the Library of the British Museum Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, London: W. Satchell
. 1891. Post Office Bradford Directory
"Bradford". Official Guide to the Midland Railway. London: Cassell and Company. 1894.
Frederick Dolman (1895), "Bradford", Municipalities at work: the municipal policy of six great towns and its influence on their social welfare, London: Methuen & Co., OCLC 8429493
Mountford John Byrde Baddeley (1897). "Bradford". Yorkshire (Part 2): West and Part of North Ridings. Thorough Guides (3rd ed.). London: Dulau & Co.
Charles Gross (1897). "Bradford". Bibliography of British Municipal History. New York: Longmans, Green, and Co.
Published in the 20th century [ edit ]
G.K. Fortescue, ed. (1902). "Bradford". Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British Museum in the Years 1881–1900. London.
Robert Donald, ed. (1908). "Bradford". Municipal Year Book of the United Kingdom for 1908. London: Edward Lloyd.
"Bradford", Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.), New York, 1910, OCLC 14782424
. 1917. Kelly's Bradford Directory
M.J. Mortimore (1969). "Landownership and Urban Growth in Bradford and Its Environs in the West Riding Conurbation, 1850–1950". Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers (46). JSTOR 621411.
Koditschek, Theodore (1990). Class Formation and Urban Industrial Society: Bradford, 1750–1850. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-32771-8.
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