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 the areas from which the families depicted on this web site originate. The majority of the families were situated in the area shaded red, with the biggest concentration shaded in dark red. The areas from which more distantly related ancestors came are shaded green.
See “Who do you think you are” for more on West Yorkshire ancestry.