Oliver John Bradford

1840–
Hambleden, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Oliver John

When Oliver John Bradford was born in 1840, in Hambleden, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Mussage Kirkwall Bradford, was 34 and his mother, Mary Ridley, was 30. He lived in Bovey Tracey, Devon, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Oliver John Bradford
1840–
Margaret Isabel Bradford
1879–

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World Events (8)

1843

Age 3

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 14

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 40

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places, large and small, called Bradford; in particular the city in West Yorkshire, which originally rose to prosperity as a wool town. There are others in Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Greater Manchester, Norfolk, Somerset, and elsewhere. They are all named with Old English brād ‘broad’ + ford ‘ford’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Oliver J Bradford, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Oliver John Bradford, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Oliver John Bradford, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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