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Agnes Amelia Arndt, Emma Caroline Arndt, Leonard Milbank Baker,
Edith Helen Barr, Fanny Bedford, Henry Gainey, Alfred Gill,
John Green, Chas Wm Haslett, Edward James Kewley,
Elizabeth Robinson, Carl August Adolph Schwaebsch, Oswald Schwebsch, Herbert Sterling,
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Joseph Bradford 1817 - 1901 and Ann Lydia Griffiths 1822 - 1873 died at Northcote, had 7 children, came 1854 to Melbourne on the Thorwaldsen.
Anne Lydia Bradford 1822 - 1873 #5053, aged 51, daughter of Lydia Woodbridge and John Griffiths, shoemaker, was born in London. There is an IGI entry for her parent's marriage in Stoke Newington, London in 1821 although I have not looked at the film to confirm this.
7 Children 1. Nancy Bradford 1845 - 1885 #13306 aged 40
2. Lydia Bradford 1847 - 1878 #2805 aged 31
3. John Bradford 1849 - 1878 #6061 aged 28
4. Joseph Bradford 1852 - 1936 #4734 aged 84 died at Preston, died 1916 at Kensington
5. James Bradford was born at Sea 1854, and registered 1855 #1156
6. Benjamin Bradford 1857 #5108 lived 3 months
7. Sarah Bradford 1858 - 1920 at Fumina, registered 1859 #1284 wed 1878 #2170 to John Green
1. Nancy Bradford 1845 - 1885 #13306 aged 40, wed 1865 #1196 to Henry Gainey and lived at Northcote, 3 children
2. Lydia Bradford 1847 - 1878 #2805 aged 31 born in London, wed 1871 #3466 to Carl August Robert Schwabsch from Prussia
I thought that Carl August Robert Schwabsch and Carl August Adolph Schwaebsch were the same person.
Carl August Adolph Schwaebsch wed 1887 #13 to Ellen Caroline Cadby from Birmingham.
From on Wed, 23 Apr 2003
Carl August Robert was Carl August Adolph's Uncle according to our records. I can't tell you how confusing it was for us trying to puzzle all the Carl's together!! As well, our surname was changed in the 1900's from Schwaebsch to Swebbs.
3 children 1. Lydia Julia Schwaebsch 1873 #4634 - -1937 wed 1891 to Martin Heiner
2. James Oswald Schwaebsch 1875 #11228 - 1950 wed 1899 to Nora D'Arcy
3. John August Schwaebsch 1878 #4306 - 1878 #2806 lived 26 days
3. John Bradford 1849 - 1878 #6061, wed 1874 #3216 to Fanny Bedford from Hereford
Fanny Bradford from Herefordshire, wed 1881 #3774 to Oswald Schwebsch and lived in Collingwood
Fanny Schwebsch died 1850 - 1897 #13708 aged 47, dau of Ann Bayliss and John Bedford

Ann Bedford aged 44 came from Hertfordshire in May 1860 on the Orwell with Sarah Bedford aged 11, Fanny Bedford aged 9, John Bedford aged 4, Charles Bedford aged 3 and Walter Bedford aged 0
Ann Bedford nee Bayliss 1815 - 1886 #2607 aged 70, day of Richard Bayliss
Jno Bedford 1815 -1885 #12987 aged 70, son of Mary Stockley and John Bedford

William Bedford 1839 - 1874 #4264 aged 35, son of Ann Bayliss and John Bedford born in UK
John Bedford 1852 - 1883 #1247 aged 31, son of Ann Bayliss and John Bedford died at El Dorado
Sarah Ann Bedford wed 1868 #1231 to Walter John Andrews
Fanny Bedford wed 1874 #3216 to John Bradford
John Bedford wed 1873 #3177 to Hannah Bedwell


3 children 1. Alice Lydia Bradford 1875 -1898 wed 1896 to William Alderton
2. Albert John Bradford 1876 - 1961 wed 1898 to Janet Dunsmore
3. William James Bradford 1878 - 1907 wed 1902 to Margaret Harrison
7 children
of Oswald
4. Louisa Schwebsch c1881
5. Edith May Schwebsch 1883 #22623
6. August Oswell Schwebsch 1885 #16773
7. Violet May Schwebsch 1888 #10297
8. Frederick William Schwebsch 1888 #10298
9. Clara Schwebsch 1889 #20500 - 1889 #11532 lived 14 days
10. Elsie May Schwebsch 1891 #2157 - 1891 #14672 lived 1 year

1. Alice Lydia Bradford 1875 - 1898 #11466 aged 23, wed 1896 #1896 #7678 to William Henry Alderton 1875 #13363 first child of Charlotte Underwood and Andrew Alderton, born at Yan Yean
William Henry Alderton wed 1899 #1455 to Alice Maud Spicer

2. Albert John Bradford 1876 - 1961 #12283 aged 85, wed 1898 #1708 to Janet Dunsmore 1874 #3706 - 1960 #7678 aged 86, dau of Helen McKenzie and James Dunsmore (Peter Mitchell 1834 - 1864 #953 aged 29, wed 1858 #2198 to Ellen Mackenzie 1835 - 1891 #2143 aged 56 dau of Grace and John McKenzie, 4 chn only Mary Ellen lived, Ellen Mitchell wed 1868 #4163 to James Dunsmore from Glasgow, 6 chn, 1 died)
Mary Ellen Mitchell 1865 #7542 born at Clunes, wed 1885 #7325 to Thomas Davies
7 children 1. Ellen Fanny Mckenzie Bradford 1902 #17529 - 1964 #20195 aged 63 wed Borbidge
2. Lydia Flor Annie Bradford 1904 #17211 - 1983 #8284 aged 79
3. Ruby Lavinia Mckenzie Bradford 1906 #16474
4. Albert Gordon Wm Bradford 1909 #17012
5. James Francis Keith Bradford 1911 #31196 - 1959 #12269 aged 48
6. Wm Jno Bradford 1913 #34136
7. Gladys May Bradford 1916 #11022

3. William James Bradford 1878 - 1907 #13244 aged 28, wed 1902 #4015R to Margaret Maria Harrison, no known chn
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Friday 29 November 1907 tells the sad story of the accident where James Bradford (called John in the paper) had a fall and hit his skull on a stone step. Margt Bradford aged 31, dau of Selena Boyd and James Harrison registered 1881 #27047 - 15 Apr 1919 aged 37, no chn, wed 1913 #10 to Arthur Gaius Smith aged 32, son of Elizabeth Ann Smallman and Joel Smith born in Cheltenham, UK
Helena Harrison 1841 - 21 Aug 1924 aged 83, dau of Susannah Thompson and Edward Boyd, born in Ireland, wed about 1872 to James Alexander Harrison in Queensland and died at home in Richmond, Victoria, A possible match is James Alexander Harrison may have dropped a few years, listed as 1852 - 1928 #1472 aged 75, parents unknown, died at Fitzroy, 1. (called Edward) William John Harrison registered in Qld 1874/C3462, 1892 #4496 aged 17 years as Edward Wm Jno Harrison, died ar W'bool 2. Joseph Henry Harrison 1876 #13196 born at Ya rp, dead before 1924 3. Richard only child alive when Helena died 1924, his age 44 or 49, if aged 49, he was eldest, and Wm fits this gap 4. Helena Jan Harrison 1880 #5838 - 1890 #10122 aged 10 years, born at Woolsthorp, died at S'bool 5. Margaret Maria Harrison 1881 #27047 born at Wool, died 15 Apr 1919 aged 37 6. William Harrison died before 1924

4. Louisa Schwebsch c1881 wed 1901 #6045 to John Coen who may be John Joseph Coen 1882 #22976 son of Bridget Burke and John Coen who both came from Ireland

4. Joseph Bradford 1852 - 1936 #4734 aged 84, born in England and died at Preston son of Lydia Griffers and Joseph Bradford, wed 1875 #2323 to Agnes Amelia Arndt
10 children 1. Arthur Joseph Bradford 1876 #9379 lived 2 years
2. Henry August Bradford 1878 #15886 - 1957 #14723 aged 79, wed Melita Azzopardi 5 children
3. Joseph Herbert Bradford 1880 #22567 lived 6 years
4. Edwin John Bradford 1883 #18877
5. Florence Louisa Bradford 1885 #20574- 1964 wed 1917 to Joseph Barker 2 children
6. Evalina Victoria Bradford 1887 #22822 lived 1 year
7. Clara Constance Bradford 1889 #34211 - 1976 #12211 aged 87, wed 1918 to Charles Haslett, 4 chn
8. Edith Maud Bradford 1891 #26779 lived 2 years
9. Annie Beatrice Bradford 1894 #23643
10. Daisy Amalia Bradford 1897 #13802
7. Clara Constance Bradford 1889 #34211 - 1976 #12211 aged 87, wed 1918 #425 to Chas Wm Haslett and lived at Richmond, 4 Children
9. Annie Beatrice Bradford 1894 #23643 - 1958 #20486 aged 63, wed 1917 #2565 to Gordon Hy Jno Townsend 1893 - 1947 #20191 aged 54, and lived at Northcote and both died at Chelsea, 6 Children
10. Daisy Amalia Bradford 1897 #13802 wed 1917 #7306 to Leonard Milbank Baker and lived at Northcote
Daisy wed 1926 to William Townsend, 3 children - Jack Townsend, Gladys Townsend, Gordon Townsend
1st child 1. Jean Bradford Baker 1920 #24744
5. James Bradford born at Sea 1854, and registered 1855 #1156, son of Ann Lydia Griffin and Joseph Bradford and died at Kensington 1916 #6401 aged 61, wed 1877 #1032 to Emma Caroline Arndt, 1852 - 1936 #8977 aged 84, daughter of Louisa Dorothy and Gottlieb Arndt
9 children 1. Julius Rudolph Bradford 1877 #17851 - 1915 #15144 aged 38
2. James Henry Bradford 1879 - 1938 #4928 aged 59, wed 1914 to Laura Wales, 1 child
3. Frederick William Bradford 1881 - 1963 wed Edith Helen Barr
4. Lydia Louisa Caroline Bradford 1883 #4727 wed Herbert Sterling
5. Elsie Isabella Bradford 1885 #1707 wed 1913 #9585 to Edward James Kewley
6. Emma Rosaline Bradford 1890 #6697 died in infancy
7. Florence Gertrude Bradford 1891 - 1976 #20606 aged 85, wed Thomas Stuckey
8. Alice Helena Bradford 1894 #6296 - 1935 wed 1918 #1743 to Alfred Gill, 2 chn
1. Julius Rudolph Bradford 1877 #17851 - 1915 #15144 aged 38, wed 1902 to Elizabeth Rolinson at Fremantle
3 children 1. Elsie Alice Bradford 1903 - 1962 wed 1929 to Edward Tupper - 2 children
2. Harold Bradford 1905 - 1966
3. Hilda Wish Bradford 1907 #27919 - 1989 wed 1908 to Ronald Webb, 2 children
3. Frederick William Bradford 1881 - 1963 wed 1903 to Edith Helen Barr 1883 - 1948 #12733 aged 65, daughter of John (Wm) Barr wed 1884 #6498 to Ellen Owen, lived at Flemington and had daughter Florence Barr 1885 #2690 and a son John Barr 1888 #3042.
3 Children 1. Vera Bradford 1905 - 2004 aged 99, the celebrated pianist.
2. Cecil Frederick Bradford 1906 - 1974 #24850 aged 68, wed 1927 to Gertrude Phillips, 1 child
3. Kathleen Joyce Bradford 1915 #22650 - 2000 wed Laurie Mercer
4. Lydia Louisa Caroline Bradford 1883 #4727 wed 1907 #745 to Herbt Roodwood Sterling born in New Zealand and lived at Kensington Hill
2 Children 1. Harold Bradford Sterling 1908 #27962 - 1979 wed 1934 to Rosina Knight
2. Edna Violet Sterling 1913 #4845
5. Elsie Isabella Bradford 1885 #1707 - 1972 #20757 aged 87, wed 1913 #9585 to Edward James Kewley 1887 - 1953 #773 aged 66, son of Margaret Graham and Thomas Edward Kewley, and lived at Kensington, 3 Children
7. Florence Gertrude Bradford 1891 - 1976 #20606 aged 85, wed 1913 #1136 to Thomas Stuckey, 4 Children
7. Sarah Bradford 1859 #1284 wed 1878 #2170 to John Green and lived at Northcote
9 Children 1. John Green 1879 #4437 - 1933 wed 1917 to Ada Barrett, 4 children
2. Percy Geo Green 1880 #24184 - 1963 wed 1911 to Emma Sharples, 4 children
3. Lydia Augusta Green 1883 #4424 - 1971 wed 1910 to Edgar Barrett, 3 children
4. Walter Howard Green 1885 #20129 - 1969 wed 1918 to Ailsa Fink
5. Harriet Green 1888 #5371 - 1962 wed 1915 to Charles Woolstencroft, 5 children
6. Frank Leslie Green 1890 - 1978 wed 1926 to Edith Adams, 4 children
7. Edith Beatrice Green 1893 - 1959 wed 1915 to William Edney
8. Joseph Henry Green 1897 - 1963 wed 1926 to Laura Burls
9. Amelia Isabel Green 1901 - 1991 wed 1925 to Frederick Mills, 6 children


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