The Henry Bradshaw Family
MOTTO: Qui Vit Content Tient Assez
(He Who is Happy Has Enough)
A portion of the historical information on this page is taken from the book "The Bradshaw Decendants, Relatives and Relations of Henry Bradshaw", written in December 1988 by David L. Bradshaw.
Bradshaw family queries and requests for information should be directed to David Bradshaw
HENRY BRADSHAW and JANE:
Henry Bradshaw was buried 16 June 1689 at Brewood, County of Codsall, England. Jane died 27 Dec 1709 in Brewood. He had one known brother, John Bradshaw from Shareshill. Henry and Jane had one known child:
HENRY BRADSHAW and SARAH:
Henry was baptized at Brewood and moved to Gunstone in Codsall. Sarah was buried there 25 April 1730. They had five known children, all baptized at Codsall:
JOHN BRADSHAW and ANN ILLEDGE:
John was baptized 26 April 1683 at Codsall and died 27 Jan 1782 at Tettenhall. He married Ann Illedge (baptized 20 June 1686 at Tettenhall, dau of John Illedge of Bilbrook) on 19 April 1715. Their six children were baptized at Tettenhall:
THOMAS BRADSHAW and JANE FAULKNER:
Thomas was baptized 13 Jan 1716 and died 10 July 1787. He married Jane Faulkner (11 Feb 1723-30 Jan 1802, daughter of Thomas Faulkner and Judith). Their nine children were baptized at Tettenhall.
JOSIAH BRADSHAW and SARAH SIMMONS:
Josiah Bradshaw was baptized 19 Nov 1758 and buried 26 July 1828 at Tettenhall. He married Sarah Simmons (9 June 1758, dau of Thomas Simmons and Mary) in Pattingham 12 Mar 1789. Their children were baptized in Pattingham.
THOMAS BRADSHAW and SOPHIA BLANTON:
Thomas Bradshaw was baptized 27 Oct 1791 and married Sophia Blanton (baptized 26 Sept 1813 at Albrighton). Thomas emigrated to Canada and is believed to be buried in the Old English Churchyard, St. Thomas, Ont. Their nine children were born at Albroghton:
HENRY BRADSHAW and MARY ANN KYTE:
Mary Ann Kyte (21 Jan 1836-36 June 1911) was the daughter of William Kyte and Jane Williams. Henry and Mary Ann had nine children:
JOSEPH CHARLES BRADSHAW and MARY ELIZABETH WINSHIP:
Joseph Charles Bradshaw (13 July 1869-5 Jan 1944) married Mary Elizabeth Winship (2 Dec 1872-13 Dec 1966, dau of Rothwell Winship and Hannah Cawkwell) They had six children:
1. Further information on the WINSHIP Family.
2. Nelson Daily Miner, Obituary of Joseph Charles Bradshaw) "A Nelson old-timer, a verteran railroader and one of hockey's and baseball's keenest followes, Joseph Charles Bradshaw, 74, died suddenly at 3:30 PM Sunday at his home. He came west to Nelson in August 1897. Mr. Bradshaw was born at Laingsburg, MI July 13, 1869. St. Thomas, Ont. became the family home when his parents moved there three months later. A year before coming west, he married in 1896 to Mary Winship of Newbury, Ont. He saw service with railroads both in the East and in this district. Before coming to Nelson via Revelstoke, Mr. Bradshaw was employed on the Orand Trunk Railway. From his arrival here until his retirement July 1 1933, 36 years, he worked on the CPR. For many years he was a conductor on the Slocun Valley Run and became well known in that section. For many years he was senior conductor there. An ardent sports fan, he took active interest in both local hockey and baseball and was a follower of the big time sports. On occaision he made trips to take in major league and other baseball playoff series. He was a member of the Order of Railway Conductors and a member of Nelson Masonic Lodge 23 and Nelson Chapter No. 5. Mr. and Mrs. Bradshaw's family of five sons were raised in Nelson and four surviving are well known in Nelson District. Their fourth son, Roy Leslie Bradshaw, a druggist in the City Drug Store here, was killed in a skiing accident at Salmo, Jan 28 1935. Surviving are his wife and four sons: Charles Henry Bradshaw at Trail, Gordon Rothwell Bradshaw of the Teck Hughes Mine, Kirkland Lake, Ont., Dr. Chester Edward Bradshaw at Nelson and Dr. Walter Clifford Bradshaw at Trail, both dentists, and Sapper Arthur J. Bradshaw RCE at Chiliwack, and two sisters, Mrs. AH Dennis at Fort William Ont., and Mrs. Charles Haggitt, formerly of Nelson, at Sicamous, BC and 14 grandchildren. A borther, Tom at Vancouver, died Dec 21 1943. Spr AJ Bradshaw is now at home on leave."
GORDON ROTHWELL BRADSHAW and ANITA DOVE ALINE GAUTHIER:
1. Kenora Ont., Obituary of GR Bradshaw: "Gordon Rothwell Bradshaw, Kenora, died Tuesday, March 18th, 1969 at Santa Cruz, CA while visiting his daughter. Born at Nelson, BC July 2, 1899 he was 69 years of age. He was married at Raymore, Ont on March 17 1936 to the former Anita Gauthier. Survoiving are his wife, two daughters ... one son ...and seven grandchildren. Also surviving are his two brothers Dr. Walter Bradshaw of Trail BC, and Arthur Bradshaw of Kenora. The late Mr. Bradshaw received his education in Nelson, BC. He attended McGill University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. He was a mining engineer and an Ontario Land Surveyor. He practiced both professions in the Kenora District, retiring in 1959. The late Mr. Bradsahw came to this District in 1946. He was a member of St. Albans Pro Cathedral, Lake of the Woods Locdge, member of the Royal Arch Masons No. 251, Kirkland Chapter, member of The Association of the Ontario Land Surveyors and Alcoholics Anonymous. The funeral services will be held at 2PM Tuesday, March 25, 1969 at St. Albans Pro Cathedral with Dean LM Watts officiating. Interment will be in the Lake of the Woods Cemetery ..."
2. St. Louis Dispatch, Obituary of Anita D. Bradshaw: "Bradshaw, Anita D.: fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Tues., March 9, 1999, dear wife of the late Gordon R. Bradshaw, dear mother of Dove A. (John) Pierce, Mary Gale (John) Doyle and J. Charles (Lesley) Bradshaw, dear grand-mother of 11 and great-grandmother of 9. Funeral mass Thurs., March 11 9:20 am at St. Clement Catholic Church, interment Resurrection Cemetery. Masses or memorials may be made toAlzheimers' Association ..."