Place:Baildon, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameBaildon
Alt namesBeldonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 313
Beldunsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 313
Beldunesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 313
TypeTown, Urban district
Coordinates53.85°N 1.762°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoBradford (metropolitan borough), West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974
Skyrack Wapentake, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which Baildon was located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Baildon is a civil parish and town on the edge of Bradford in Northern England. It is part of the Bradford Metropolitan District in the metropolitan county of West Yorkshire and within the historic boundaries of the West Riding of Yorkshire. It lies north of Bradford city centre and north-west of Leeds city centre. Other nearby towns include Shipley to the south and Saltaire to the west. The Baildon ward has a population of 16,552.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Baildon.

Baildon was an urban district from 1894 to 1974 and was expanded in 1937 by gaining the parishes of Esholt and Hawksworth from Wharfedale Rural District.

It was part of the ecclesiastical parish of Otley in both 1822 (GENUKI) and in 1870 (Vision of Britain). Historically it was located in Upper Division of Skyrack Wapentake.

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