Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Yorkshire - Sheet 216. 12. 1908
An old map of Little Horton, Bowling & Wibsey in 1908 Scale 1:2500 or 25 inches to the mile : Original map size 40 x 29 inches [102 x 74 cms]
IMPORTANT: 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. Despite their often poor condition, we have decided to offer them as downloadable PDF images of the original scans.
DESCRIPTION OF THE ORIGINAL MAP
[see modern map below]
Little Horton (east), West Bowling, East Bowling, Wibsey TO CONFIRM A LOCATION ON THIS MAP, PLEASE EMAIL US YOUR QUERY BEFORE PURCHASE.
This map is packed with interesting additions. Firstly, the label (bottom right) reads "Reference. Midland Railway Company & Bowling Company Ltd. Bradford Through Lines. Houses etc coloured pink erected between 1890 & 1905 = 15 years. Houses etc coloured blue erected between 1905 and 1912 = 7 years. Land edged blue required by Railway Company. Twelve areas outlined in red detail plots auctioned between 1881 and 1911. Around Bowling Hall, the land purchased by Bradford Corporation in 1912 is shown in Green, and the land gifted to the Corporation in the same year is shown in yellow. Bowling Park, marked as owned by Mitchell Borthers, is outlined in orange, with notes on the condition of the boundary walls etc. There is a memo written in the south-east corner noting the minerals leased to the Low Moor Co. were re-conveyed to Sir M. W. Wilson, Sep 24 1912. In the top right corner are neat inked notes locating and detailing the Waterloo Pit Shaft. And there is much more...
Entire map is legible.
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A1 size (33x24 inches), 120gsm coated £12.99
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