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Bradford's Victorian Retailers

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Undercliffe Cemetery

127 Undercliffe Lane

Bradford

BD3 0QD

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Bradford's Victorian Retailers

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A tour of the cemetery covering some of Bradford's most well known Victorian Retailers two of whom are still operating today.

The retailers will include

Rimmingtons - Pharmacy and analytical chemist

Brown Muffs Department Store - 'The Harrods of the North'

Market trader - William Hardaker (Humbug Billy) who accidentally poisoned over 200 of his customers

Christopher Pratt, Furniture and Upholstery - manufacturers and retailers.

Lingards  Department Store - Bombed by the Luftwaffe during the Second World War

Manoah Rhodes - Jeweller and Silversmith

Photographers and film makers - Thomas William and Richard James Appleton

Tour starts at 11 am and last for around 90 minutes.

Coffee tea and cake served from 10:30 am

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Undercliffe Cemetery

127 Undercliffe Lane

Bradford

BD3 0QD

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Organiser Undercliffe Cemetery Volunteers

Organiser of Bradford's Victorian Retailers

Volunteers at Undercliffe Cemetery Charity.

We are keen to make Undercliffe a destination for the living. A 26 acre Grade II Listed Heritage site which contains 6 listed monuments amongst the 23,000 memorials to 120,000 Bradfordians who created the and built the city. Bradford's history written in stone.

Undercliffe Cemetery Charity: Aims and Objectives to operate, maintain and preserve Undercliffe Cemetery for the

public benefit in any or all of the following purposes:

  1. As an open space.
  2. The advancement of the education of the public, concerning the local, national, social and industrial history and architecture of the19th century. The study of the natural history, including ornithology and botany, of the cemetery and it environs.
  3. The burial of the dead.
  4. The preservation, protection and development of features of special scientific, historic, environmental and educational interest. This includes the flora and fauna,  maintenance and repair of the existing monuments, tombs and graves.

Company’s Memorandum of Association, 1987

Undercliffe Cemetery Charity is a registered charity (Charity Number 519751) and a Company Limited by Guarantee (Company Number 1973400). 

The Charity is managed by a Management Committee (whose members are also Trustees) comprising two representatives from Bradford Metropolitan District Council and ten elected from the membership.

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