West Yorkshire is now a metropolitan county in England. It consists of five metropolitan boroughs; City of Bradford, City of Leeds, City of Wakefield, Calderdale and Kirklees.
The Ancestry map shows approximately the areas from which the families depicted on this web site originate. For more than 10 generations, the majority of the families were situated in the areas shaded red, with the biggest concentration shaded in dark red. The areas from which fewer or earlier ancestors came are shaded green.
See “Who do you think you are” for more on West Yorkshire ancestry.