Film ID:
YFA 1711



Visitor Tabs


The following is a compilation of brief events in Bradford in 1937, 1946 and 1947 including flooding, the return of Bradford Northern team, and the Lord Mayor's procession.

1946: The film opens with views of flooding in Thornton Road and Broadway. A lorry moves off through flood water as a crowd of people watch. People can be seen walking through the flood.

1947: Bradford Northern football team return to Bradford from Wembley after winning the Challenge Cup. The team ride through the streets of Bradford on top of a bus and hold up the cup. The streets are lined with crowds of people.

1937: The Lord Mayor's procession passes through the streets of Bradford. The streets are decorated with flags for the Coronation.