Yorkshire CD books

Old and rare Yorkshire books as pdf file downloads

photograph of the book
"Pen & Pencil pictures of Old Bradford"
by William Scruton
"Historical notes on Bradford Corporation"
by William Cudworth

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For sample pages, please see the links to the Acrobat (pdf) files given below.

The data in this downloadable pdf is computer searchable.

The books on this CDrom will be of interest to anyone researching their ancestors in the Bradford area.

Navigation of the books on the CD rom is enhanced by the use of "Active Links".

"Pen and Pencil drawings of Old Bradford " not only contains lots of drawings (see list of illustrations below) but gives a history of the town too, along with many references to people and families. There is no index in this book, however the list of contents is given below.

Historical notes on Bradford Corporation, by the well known historian William Cudworth, contains a detailed history of Bradford under the Commissioners and under the Corporation. Included are such things as the 1805 rate book (lots of names), lists of Aldermen and photobgraphs of the Mayors (in the book, these are real photographs, stuck onto the pages, over 25 in all).

In order to give you a better idea of the information in the book the following items are available here on line:

The above Acrobat files were extracted from the main pdf file and show the quality of the images. You will need at least version 5 of Acrobat to open this file. If you do not have an up to date version please go to the Adobe web-site to obtain a free version of Acrobat Reader.

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