Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Yorkshire
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Great Horton (south), Wibsey (north) in 1908-b
Sheet 216. 11. 1908-b
1:2500 scale maps show individual houses & gardens, roads, lanes & footpaths, farms, post offices, libraries, railways and stations, parks, recreation grounds, football & cricket grounds, reservoirs, viaducts, aqueducts, wells, springs, etc. Many, but not all, places/buildings are named. Fields are marked with the parish plot number and the area in acres. All boundaries, from parish upwards, are marked.
These unique maps originally belonged to Smith, Gotthardt & Co. of Bradford, Land Agents & Surveyors. The majority have fascinating hand-written additions referring to works and surveys carried out by the company approx. 1893 to 1920's.
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Great Horton (south), Cliff Mill, Pickles Hill, Haycliffe Hill, Brown Royd Hill, Wibsey (north), Slack Side, Beldon Hill
The pink & blue plots give owners names & details of land usage. The plot to the east of the pink plot gives the name of the purchaser in 1895 (Greenwood) and how much he paid per acre. There are also a few details of land use by the adjacent Brick & Tile Works. Mr Denham's residence & property are shown at Reevy Beacon Hill, together with four plots that were auctioned May 6 1909.
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