West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

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    • Telephone
        0113 3939785
    • Address
        Prince's Way, BradfordBD1 1NN, United Kingdom
    • Opening Hours
      • Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 09.30-17.00
    • Archival and Other Holdings

      The Bradford collections include:Records for local businesses and industries, including the textile industry, co-operativesocieties, engineering fi rms and retailers• Trade union records, many relating to the textile industry, along with employers’organisations such as the Bradford Chamber of Commerce and the Wool TextileManufacturers’ Federation• Records of political parties, local political associations and politicians includingrecords of the Bradford Independent Labour Party and Bradford Conservative Club• Records relating to leisure time activities such as choral societies, the AlhambraTheatre, and Bradford Civic Playhouse• Family and estate collectionsincluding records of the SpencerStanhope family of Horsforth andthe Tempest family of Tong Hall• Records of local authorities,including Bradford BoroughCouncil and its predecessors,various urban district councilssuch as Baildon, and townshiprecords• Church records for parishes inBradford Diocese and variousnonconformist churche