Bankfoot Yorkshire Family History Guide

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