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This is page 3 of 10 providing the history of two, we believe unrelated, Bradbury families in the Saddleworth area of Yorkshire. Pages 1-7 show the Fairbanks & Runninghill family’s history. Pages 8-10 show the Dig-Lee family’s history. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, contact us. Browse the Bradbury pages by clicking the last page/next page buttons or following the numbered (e.g. [2]) or parental ([Parents]) links.

The Bradbury Family of Saddleworth, Yorkshire

Fourth Generation

9. James BRADBURY [Parents]. Baptized 20/2/1763 at St Chad’s Saddleworth, it is not known when James died. Lived at Runninghill.


On 15/5/1788, when James was age about 25,  he married Betty BUCKLEY, of Thurnstone Clough, at St Chad, Saddleworth. Betty’s baptism & death dates are not known.


They had the following children, all baptized St Chad, Saddleworth:


(1) Mally, baptized 16/10/1788. (2) Hannah, baptized 6/6/1790 & died 21/8/1817, age about 27. (3) Betty, baptized 8/1/1792. (4) James, baptized 9/11/1794. (5) John, baptized 5/2/1797. (6) James, baptized 91/11/1798. (7) Sarah, baptized 21/4/1799. (8) Sarah, baptized 5/1/1800. (9) Betty, baptized 23/8/1803. (10) Simeon [15].


10. John BRADBURY [Parents].Link to census Baptized 2/3/1766 in Saddleworth, John died between June 1841 & March 1851; he appears in the earlier census but not the latter. Lived at Runninghill Head.

On 7/5/1798, when John was age about 32, he married Anne PLATT in Saddleworth. Anne died before 1841; she does not appear in the census for that year with her husband.

They had the following children, all baptized Saddleworth:


(1) Thomas, baptized 22/6/1804. (2) Simon [16]. (3) Reuben [17]. (4) John [18]. (5) Joseph, born between 1817 & 1821.


11. William BRADBURY [Parents]. Baptized 1/11/1767 at St Chad, Saddleworth, it is not known when William died.

William married Betty PLATT, date unknown. It is not known when Betty died.


They had the following children, all baptized St Chad, Saddleworth:


(1) James, baptized 6/2/1791. (2) William, baptized 11/11/1792. (3) Hannah, baptized 6/11/1794. (4) Sarah, baptized 12/2/1797. (5) John, baptized 9/12/1798.


12. John BRADBURY [Parents]. Link to censusBaptized 18/8/1765 at St Chad, Saddleworth, John died July 1841, age about 75. He was buried 20/7/1841 in Saddleworth. Of Ryefields, according to 1841 census.

On 1/3/1789, when  John was age about 24, he married Sarah RHODES, in Saddleworth. It is not known when Sarah was born or died.

They had the following children, all baptized St Chad, Saddleworth:


(1) Joseph [19]. (2) John, baptized 1/1/1792 & died 18/9/1854. John married Esther (1802-1829, maiden name unknown). In 1844, when John was age about 51, he married Betty BUCKLEY (1815-1860), daughter of John BUCKLEY & Hannah BRADBURY. John Bradbury was Hannah’s 2nd cousin, once removed, as well as her son-in-law. (3) Ralph [20]. (4) Matty, baptized 12/11/1797. (5) Joseph, baptized 24/8/1800. (6) Mary, baptized 20/8/1803. (7) Sarah, baptized 20/4/1806 & died about 1870.

13. James BRADBURY [Parents]. Baptized 14/2/1768 at St Chad, Saddleworth, James died November 1839, age 71. He was buried 19/11/1839 in Saddleworth.


On 4/6/1789, when  James was age about 21, he married Sarah RHODES, in Saddleworth. Born about 1770, Sarah died August 1841, age about 71, and was buried 13/8/1841.

They had the following children:


(1) William [21]. (2) Mary, baptized 13/5/1792. (3) Sarah, baptized 24/8/1794. (4) Benjamin [22]. (5) Ratcliffe [23]. (6) Esther, baptized 14/2/1801 & died about 1816, age 15. (7) Ann, baptized 22/4/1804 & buried 5/5/1818, age 14. (8) Hannah, baptized 9/3/1806. On 21/3/1830 Hannah married John BUCKLEY, in Saddleworth. (9) Betty, baptized 8/5/1808. (10) James, baptized 2/9/1810 & buried 9/1/1835 in Montreal, Canada, age 25.  (11) Joel, baptized 7/6/1812 & buried 18/11/1864, age 52. (12) Amelia, baptized 28/8/1814.

14. James Bradbury [Parents].  Baptized 22/10/1786, James died 14/1/1847 in Saddleworth, age 61.
 

James married Mary SHAW, daughter of James SHAW, date unknown. Born about 1791 in Saddleworth, Mary died 18/11/1829 in Saddleworth, age about 38.

They had the following children, all baptized Saddleworth:


(1) James, baptized 2/9/1816. (2) Mary, baptized 11/4/1819. (3) William, baptized 26/12/1824.

Census link John Bradbury b.1765 census
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