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Australian Bradbear descendents

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Re: Australian Bradbear descendents

Posted: 1352008461000
Classification: Query

They are in 1841 - a typo with the name

BRADBUR, James M 30 1811 Patternmaker Somerset
BRADBUR, Elizabeth F 30 1811
BRADBUR, James M 11 1830 Somerset
BRADBUR, William M 9 1832 Somerset
BRADBUR, Elizabeth F 7 1834 Somerset
BRADBUR, Joseph M 5 1836 Somerset
BRADBUR, Fredrick M 2 1839 not born in county
Address: Bedminster Terrace, Bedminster
County: Gloucestershire

Births Jun 1839
Bradbear Frederick Sheffield 22 605

poss the father's death..actually an Elizabeth, William and a Frederick also died Bedminster before the 1851 census:

Name: James Bradbear
Death: Jan 1851 - Bedminster, Somerset

the son Alfred appears to have married 1866 and died aged 68

Marriages Mar 1866
Bradbear Alfred Axbridge 5c 935
WAY Mary J Axbridge 5c 935

this looks like him in 1861-boarding
BROADBEARD, Alfred Boarder Unmarried M 17 1844 Painter & C Bristol,

BRADBEAR, Alfred Head M 27 1844 house painter Somerset
BRADBEAR, Mary J Wife F 27 1844 Somerset
BRADBEAR, Bertha A Daughter F 4 1867 Somerset
Address: Beach, Weston Super Mare County: Somersetshire

Deaths Mar 1912
Bradbear Alfred 68 Axbridge 5c 684

parents marriage

groom's name: James Bradbear
bride's name: Elizabeth Lugg
marriage date: 1827
marriage place: Westbury-On-Trym, Gloucester, England

it appears the family moved to London for a while - they baptised james and william on the same day:

Name: James John Bradbear
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 8 Dec 1833
Born 27 Dec 1829
Father's Name: James Bradbear - occ: Last Maker
Mother's name: Elizabeth Bradbear
Parish or Poor Law Union: Finsbury St Luke
Borough: Islington

Name: William Charles Bradbear
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 8 Dec 1833
Father's Name: James Bradbear - occ- Last maker
Mother's name: Elizabeth Bradbear
Parish or Poor Law Union: Finsbury St Luke
Borough: Islington
Register Type: Parish Registers
born 8 Nov 1831 ( not sure if 8th but close to it)

address looks like Prospect Place London

Deaths Jun 1845
BRADBEAR William Bedminster 11 57

this is the marriage for James and Sarah nee OATWAY:

Marriages Dec 1849
Bradberd James Clifton 11 389
Oatway Sarah Clifton 11 389

Births Mar 1852
Bradbear Ellen Bedminster 5c 781

1841:probably a brother/uncle

BRADBEAR, John M 30 1811 Tanner Somerset
BRADBEAR, Hannah F 30 1811 Somerset
BRADBEAR, George M 9 1832 Somerset
BRADBEAR, Edward M 7 1834 Somerset
BRADBEAR, John M 2 1839 Somerset
BRADBEAR, Mary F 0 (10 months) 1841 Somerset
HAWKINS, Ann F 35 1806 Somerset
Address: Brown's Buildings, Bedminster County: Gloucestershire

John was a farm labourer in 1851

John Bradbear
marriage: 14 Jun 1829 St George,​ Bristol,​ Gloucester,​ England
spouse: Hannah Chard

Don't know if you have searched the old newspapers, but eg, Lawrence contested James' Will:

The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1914 - 1918)Tuesday 27 November 1917

You will see a few things in the papers..1897:

James Bradbear, a wealthy resident of the Drysdale district, has been committed for trial on a charge of assaulting Ann Blanche Chislette, aged 10 years.

This looks like the OATWAY family:

James Oatway

birth: 30 Apr 1802
christening: 23 Jan 1803 Bedminster,​ Somerset,​ England
residence: 1802 Bedminster,​ Somerset,​ England
parents Robert & Ann OATWAY

Robert and Ann OATWAY had a number of children..

OATWAY, James M 40 1801 Tanner Somerset
OATWAY, Ann F 43 1798 Somerset
OATWAY, James M 17 1824 Somerset
OATWAY, Ann F 15 1826 Somerset
OATWAY, Mary F 12 1829 Somerset
OATWAY, Sarah F 10 1831 Somerset
OATWAY, Robert M 3 1838 Somerset
Address: Bugg's Court, Bedminster County: Gloucestershire

name: James Oatway
event: Burial
event date: 16 Oct 1844
event place: Bedminster, St John, Somersetshire, England
age: 2

OATWAY continued:

WITNELL, Elizabeth F 40 1801 Somerset
WITNELL, Sarah F 17 1824 Somerset
WITNELL, Mary F 9 1832 Somerset
LACEY, Mary F F 6 1835 Somerset
Address: East St, Bedminster County: Gloucestershire

WHITNELL, Elizabeth Widow F 55 1796 Grocer
Bedminster, Somerset
OATWAY, Ann Married F 47 1804 Nurse Bedminster,
THOMAS, Mary Dau Married F 19 1832 Bedminster,
THOMAS, T G/Son M 0 (1 MOS) 1851 Bedminster, Somerset
Address: East Street, Bedminster, Bristol

WHATNELL, Elizabeth Widow F 68 1793 Grocer Shopkeeper
LACEY, Mary F Granddaughter Unmarried F 25 1836 Assistant Bedminster
THOMAS, Theophilus G/son M 10 1851 Bedminster
THOMAS, William G/son M 8 1853 Bedminster
THOMAS, John G/son M 4 1857 Bedminster
OATWAY, James Brother M 58 1803 Tanners Labourer
OATWAY, Anne Wife of above F 56 1805 Polden? Somerset
Address: East Street, Bedminster, Bristol County: Somersetshire

some websites you may like to search:

here is a tree on Ancestry - says James OATWAY married ann KNOWLES

Hope this helps a little - a lot of early records have been lost ( from memory)

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