Bankfoot is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1850 from Bradford St Peter Ancient Parish and Buttershaw Ecclesiastical Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Rowley, Odsall Moor, and West Bowling.

Alternative names: Bradford St Matthew, Manchester Road


Parish church: 

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1849
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: 

Adjacent Parishes

  • Bowling St Bartholomew
  • Horton All Saints
  • Buttershaw
  • Bierley
  • Wibsey

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BANKFOOT, a chapelry in Bradford parish, W. R. Yorkshire. It was constituted in 1850. Post Town, Bradford. Rated property, £1,213. Pop., 2,641. Houses, 600. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £120. Patron, Rt. Hon. G. Hardy.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


County: Yorkshire
Civil Registration District: Bradford
Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Diocese: Post-1835 – Ripon, Pre-1836 – York
Rural Deanery: Pontefract
Poor Law Union: Bradford
Hundred: Morley
Province: York