Census transcript

Benjamin Hall Bradbury (1866-1904) & family

1871: Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, Yorkshire. Jonathan R. Bradbury (visitor) age 40, born Saddleworth Yorkshire occ Wool Merchant. Mary A. Bradbury (visitor) age 35, born Canterbury Kent. Mary A. Bradbury (visitor) age 11, born Huddersfield Yorkshire. Benjamin H. Bradbury (visitor) age 5, born Huddersfield Yorkshire. Herbert Bradbury (visitor) age 8 months, born Huddersfield Yorkshire. NA ref RG10/4302/98 page 27

The household head was William MacLeod, a "Physician MD" from Scotland. Dr Macleod ran the Ben Rhydding Hydropathic Establishment in Ilkley from 1847 to 1875. The Bradburys were listed amongst its 41 visitors and 27 servants. Today, The Craiglands Hotel occupies the establishment’s buildings and gardens.

1881: Portland Street, Huddersfield, Yorkshire. Maria [sic] Bradbury (head, widow) age 39, born Huddersfield Yorkshire. Benjamin H. Bradbury (son) age 15, born Huddersfield Yorkshire occ Student. NA ref RG11/4383/69 page 32 sch 468

1891: Park Terrace, Moldgreen, Huddersfield, Yorkshire. Charles Midgley (head) age 71, born Almondbury Yorkshire occ Woollen & Worsted piece dyer. Jane Midgley (wife) age 71, born Kirkheaton Yorkshire. Benjamin Hall Bradbury (son in law) age 25, born Huddersfield Yorkshire occ Woollen & Worsted piece dyer. Mary Hannah Bradbury (dtr) age 28, born Huddersfield Yorkshire. Mabel Bradbury (g-dtr) age 1, born Almondbury Yorkshire. Edith Bradbury (g-dtr) age 6 months, born Almondbury Yorkshire. Edith Eccles (servant) age 23, born Manchester Lancashire occ Domestic servant. NA ref RG12/3562/12 page 17 sch 106

1901: 31 Somerset Road, Almondbury, Yorkshire. Benjamin H. Bradbury (head) age 34, born Huddersfield Yorkshire occ Piece Dyer (Woollen). Mary H. Bradbury (wife) age 38, born Huddersfield Yorkshire. Mabel Beadbury (dtr) age 11, born Huddersfield Yorkshire. Edith Bradbury (dtr) age 10, born Huddersfield Yorkshire. Charles Midgley (F in law) age 81, born Huddersfield Yorkshire occ Retired Dyer. Dora F. Matthewman (half cousin) age 22, born Wakefield Yorkshire. Edith Prince (servant) age 19, born Scarborough Yorkshire occ General servant (Domestic). NA ref RG13/4100/99 page 19 sch 115