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This is page 2 of 5 providing the history of the Bradbury family in India from around 1836 to the present day, although no living family members are identified. The line is descended from the Fairbanks & Runninghill family from Saddleworth, Yorkshire. 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 in India pages by clicking the last page/next page buttons or following the numbered (e.g. [2]) or parental ([Parents]) links.

The Bradbury Family in India 1836 - present day

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Second Generation (India)

2. William Henry BRADBURY [Parents]. Born 1 Aug 1836 in Bangalore and baptized there 23 Sep 1838. It’s not known when William Henry died.


Sometime before 1866 (precise date and place not known), William Henry married Ann Priscilla HELLEIN, daughter of William Augustus HELLEIN and his second wife, a widow, Elizabeth PHILLIPS nee DELANG. It’s not known when Ann Priscilla was born or when she died.


William Henry Bradbury & familyThey had the following children:


(1) Catherine Eliza, born 29 Jun 1866 in Bellary, Madras and baptized there 5 Nov 1866. Catherine Eliza died in 1955, age about 88. On 24 Jun 1914, when Catherine Eliza was age 47, she married Samuel Sheen ADCOCK (1876-?), an Instructor 13th battalion Railway Volunteers and son of Thomas ADCOCK (deceased), in Bellary. (2) Charles James, born 1 Mar 1869 in Bellary and baptized there 21 Mar 1869. Charles James died 22 Aug 1948 at Edlington, Lake Road, Wellington, Madras, age given on burial record as 79 years 6 months. Cause of death given as Cardiac failure consequent to hypostatic congesting of lungs. He was buried 23 Aug 1948 in Wellington Cemetery, Nilgiris. (3) Walter Leonard, born 16 Mar 1871 in Bellary. It’s not known whether Walter Leonard married or when he died. (4) Frank Henry, born 2 Jan 1872 in Bellary and baptized there 25 Apr 1872. It’s not known whether Frank Henry married or when he died. (5) Albert Edward, born 20 Aug 1874 in Bellary and baptized there 9 Oct 1874. Albert Edward died 11 Nov 1944 in Bangalore, according to the record granting Letters of Administration dated 19 Sep 1945 for an estate valued at 5000 Rupees. On 18 Apr 1900, when Albert Edward was age 25, he married Caroline Elizabeth KITTO (1877-?), daughter of Thomas KITTO, in the Wesleyan Church, Blacktown, Madras. (6) Florence Annie,  born 19 Feb 1877 in Bellary and baptized there 31 Mar 1877. It’s not known whether Florence Annie married or when she died. (7) Ernest Claude, born 21 Aug 1881 in Bellary and baptized there 2 Dec 1881. It’s not known whether Ernest Claude married or when he died. (8) Oswald Valentine,  born 19 Dec 1883 in Bellary and baptized there 21 Mar 1883. It’s not known whether Oswald Valentine married or when he died. (9) William Henry, born 8 May 1886 in Bellary. It’s not known when William Henry died. On 21 Dec 1916, when William Henry was age 30, he married Helen Maud DUNLOP, daughter of Charles Henry DUNLOP & Ethel Grace YOUNGS in Bhamo, Burma. Helen was born 11 Feb 1898 in Bhamo and baptized there 18 Feb 1898. It’s not known when or where she died. (10) Herbert Edgar, born 8 May 1886 in Bellary. Herbert Edgar died 1966 in Hendon, Middlesex, age 80. On 9 Jan 1924, when Herbert Edgar was age 37, he married Daisy Beryl Harvey JOHNSON, daughter of Robert William JOHNSON & Susan HARVEY, in All Saints Cathedral, Nagpur. Daisy was born 25 Oct 1903 in Raipur and died 1970 in Hampstead, London, age 66.


3. Charles BRADBURY [Parents]. Born 9 Jul 1854 in Jaulnah and baptized there 1 Nov 1854. Charles died 2 Sep 1899 in Washermanpettah, Madras, age given in burial record as 45. Cause of death given as Carbuncle. Charles was buried 3 Sep 1899 in Washermanpettah. Occupation: Permanent Way Inspector Madras Railway.


On 10 Nov 1880, when Charles was age 26, he married Annie Maria HIGGINS (1860-?), daughter of William & Ellen Jane HIGGINS, in St Mark's Church, North Blacktown, Madras.


They had the following children:


(1) Alice Maud, born 22 Oct 1881 in Madras and died there 7 Aug 1893, age given in burial record as 11 years 10 months. Cause of death given as Fever. Alice Maud was buried 8 Aug 1893 in St Matthew's, Purasawalkam, Madras. (2) William James [5]. (3) Ernest Edwin [6]. (4) Charles, born 3 Dec 1888 in Madras and baptized 23 Dec 1888 in Christ Church, Mount Road, Masulipatnam. It’s not known whether Charles married or when he died. (5) Robert Edwin, born 2 Oct 1890 in Madras and baptized there 15 Oct 1890. It’s not known whether Robert Edwin married or when he died. (6) Ethel Higgins, born 27 Sep 1891 in Arakkonam and baptized there 1 Nov 1891. Ethel died 9 Jan 1892 in Madras, age given in burial record as 3 months 10 days. Cause of death given as Convulsions. Ethel was buried 10 Jan 1892 in Tadipatri.


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