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Thomas Bradburn

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Thomas Bradburn (c1813- ) founder of Thomas Bradburn and Sons

ca.1839 Birth of son Alfred Bradburn

ca.1843 Birth of son Thomas Richard Bradburn

ca.1846 Birth of son John Albert Bradburn

1851 Rule Maker employing 35 men and apprentices. With his wife and three sons.[1]

1861 Living at 5 Calthorpe Street, Edgbaston: Thomas Bradburn (age 48 born Birmingham), Rule Maker employing 50 men and 10 boys. With his wife Mary A. Bradburn (age 48 born Birmingham) and two sons Alfred Bradburn (age 22 born Birmingham) and John Bradburn (age 15 born Birmingham).[2]

1871 Living at 7 Trafalgar Road, Kings Norton: Mary Ann Bradburn (age 58 born Birmingham), Derives income from property in in Ironmongery and Hardware business - Widow. With her sons Thomas Richard Bradburn (age 28 born Birmingham) and John Albert Bradburn (age 25 born Birmingham).[3]

Died between 1851 and 1861

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1861 Census
  3. 1871 Census