What is Bradford?

  • (noun): United States printer (born in England) whose press produced the first American prayer book and the New York City's first newspaper (1663-1752).
    Synonyms: William Bradford


Bradford (i/ˈbrædfərd/) lies at the heart of the City of Bradford, a metropolitan borough of West Yorkshire, in Northern England. It is situated in the foothills of the Pennines, 8.6 miles (14 km) west of Leeds, and 16 miles (26 km) northwest of Wakefield. Bradford became a municipal borough in 1847, and received its charter as a city in 1897. Following local government reform in 1974, city status was bestowed upon the wider metropolitan borough.

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Bradford, Manchester - Regeneration
... Bradford was home to the sculpture B of the Bang, built to commemorate the 2002 Commonwealth Games ...
William Bradford (Plymouth Soldier)
... Major William Bradford (16 June 1624 – 20 February 1703) was the son of Governor William Bradford and his second wife, Alice Carpenter Southworth ... second child, but the first born in the new world, as his older half-brother John Bradford had been left behind in Leiden, Netherlands ... Bradford was married three time (1st Alice Richards 2nd Sarah Griswold 3rd Mary Atwood-Holmes) and had at least fourteen children from the three marriages ...
Jerry Mitchell (investigative Reporter) - Investigations
... has collaborated with award winning schoolteacher Barry Bradford, from Adlai E ... and has often written about the work of Bradford and his students, who helped Mitchell in the Mississippi Burning Case and, more recently, in clearing ... When Barry Bradford provided key information gleaned from his interview with retired FBI agent Don Casare, Mitchell was able to conclude that Highway Patrolman Maynard King was "Mr ...
Ernle Bradford
... Ernle Dusgate Selby Bradford (born 11 January 1922, at Cole Green, Norfolk, England - died 8 May 1986) was a noted 20th century British historian specializing in the Mediterranean world and naval ... A keen yachtsman himself, Bradford spent almost 30 years sailing the Mediterranean, and many of his books are set there ... Bradford lived in Kalkara, Malta for a number of years ...
Bradford City A.F.C. Players
... Bradford City A.F.C ... is an English professional association football club based in Bradford, West Yorkshire ... Bradford City been a member of the Football League since its formation in 1903 ...

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