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WW1 Army Pension lookup...?

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Xavier

Xavier Report 13 Mar 2013 08:24

Hi,

Is there any kind soul out there that has access to WW1 army pension records and could do a look up for me?

Looking for anything relating to John Bradford with addresses of possibly 216 Newmarket Road, Cambridge, OR 241, Newmarket Road, Cambridge Or Newmarket Terrace, Cambridge. Wife either Margaret or Harriett.

He is described as 'Army Pensioner' on the birth certificate of his son Frederick John Bradford in 1919.

Thanks in advance...J

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 13 Mar 2013 08:50

Births Jun 1919 (>99%)

Bradford Frederick J Day Cambridge 3b 559

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 13 Mar 2013 08:57

I'm not seeing an appropriate marriage for a John Bradford to a Margaret or Harriett Day.

Dea

Dea Report 13 Mar 2013 09:04

What is the mother's name on that birth cert ?

Could you give us ALL the details from it please?

Dea x

Xavier

Xavier Report 13 Mar 2013 09:05

Not sure they married. The reason for Margaret or Harriett is that on the birth certificate mothers name is given as Harriett but at the baptism it is given as Margaret.

Dea

Dea Report 13 Mar 2013 09:17

What does it say for her surname? - Does it say 'Bradford, formerly ????? '

Dea x

Alemap

Alemap Report 13 Mar 2013 09:33

Deleted 1911 census for 241 Newmarket Road & Fredericks baptism info due to the next post.

Xavier

Xavier Report 13 Mar 2013 09:48

Birth certificate for Frederick John Bradford does not say 'formerly'

I am specifically looking for the army pension record of John Bradford to try and shed further light on to whether this family are connected to my father (John Bradford b1914) who was deserted by his parents in Bedford in 1918. My fathers birth certificate shows his parents names as John Bradford and Margaret Day.

The full details are given in my other thread 'BRADFORD FAMILY MYSTERY'

Thanks...J

Xavier

Xavier Report 14 Mar 2013 09:07

Anybody.........?

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 14 Mar 2013 09:27

Hmm...from other 'Thread', not sure it will be easy, lol.

Did you have a Birthplace and rough year of Birth, for looking at Pension Records?, not an easy task without.

Chris :)

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/genealogy_chat/thread/1279382


Day:15
Month:May
Year:1937
Groom forename:John
Groom surname:BRADFORD
Groom's residence:of 313 Newmarket Rd, Cambridge
Groom's condition:bac
Groom's occupation:brick works lab
Groom's age:29
Groom's father's forename:John (decd)
Groom's father's surname:
Groom's father's occupation:lab
Bride forename:Martha Jane
Bride surname:OFFLEY
Bride's residence:of 245 Newmarket Rd, Cambridge
Bride's condition:sp
Bride's occupation:
Bride's age:27
Bride's father's forename:William James (decd)
Bride's father's surname:
Bride's father's occupation:lab
By Licence:by banns
Place:Cambridge, St Andrew the Less
County:Cambridgeshire,England
Witness 1 forename:David
Witness 1 surname:THOMAS
Witness 2 forename:William James
Witness 2 surname:OFFLEY

Baptism
Day:18
Month:Jun
Year:1925
Forenames:Lily May
Surname:BRADFORD
Relationship:of
Father forenames:John
Fathers occupation:[blank]
Mother forenames:Ellen Mary
Birth Day:11
Birth Month:Feb
Birth Year:1910
Abode:of 241 Newmarket Rd
Place:Cambridge, St Andrew the Less
County:Cambridgeshire,England
Notes:[adult baptism not to be entered in the Parish Magazine]
Record source:Cambridgeshire Baptisms


Marriages Mar 1908 (>99%)
---------------------------------------------------------
BRADFORD John Cambridge 3b 685
SCOTT Ellen Mary Cambridge 3b 685


(not sure where 241, Newmarket Road came in, but above are from 1911)

Vera

Vera Report 14 Mar 2013 09:34

Had a look at the other threads.....a lot to take in......
Found this on the 1911 with the address you give Newmarket Road.... Is he yours???

1911
Condition/
Yrs married Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born Image
46 BRADFORD, John Husband Married M 30 1881 Labourer Folbourn VIEW
46 BRADFORD, Ellen Mary Wife Married
3 years F 26 1885 Cambridge VIEW
46 BRADFORD, John Son M 3 1908 Cambridge VIEW
46 BRADFORD, Lily May Daughter F 1 1910 Cambridge VIEW
RG number: RG14
Piece: 9102
Reference: RG14PN9102 RG78PN483 RD181 SD1 ED2 SN46
Registration District: Cambridge
Sub District: St Andrew the Less
Enumeration District: 2
Parish: Cambridge
Address: 241 Newmarket Road Cambridge
County: Cambridgeshire



Regards vera

Vera

Vera Report 14 Mar 2013 09:47

1901 ????

Sex Age Birth Year Occupation
Disability Where born Image
FARRINGTON, Richard Head Married M 31 1870 Gas Stoker
Cambridge VIEW
FARRINGTON, Alice Wife Married F 28 1873
Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire VIEW
FARRINGTON, Richard Son Single M 9 1892
Cambridge VIEW
>>>>>>BRADFORD, John Boarder Single M 19 1882 Carter
Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire VIEW
BRADFORD, Harry Boarder Single M 17 1884 Labourer Wood Factory
Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire VIEW
Piece: 1528
Folio: 38
Page: 31
Registration District: Cambridge
Civil Parish: Cambridge
Municipal Borough:
Address: 181, Newmarket Road, Cambridge
County: Cambridgeshire





1891 ???

BRADFORD, Amelia Head Widow F 42 1849 Laundress
Great Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire VIEW
BRADFORD, Alice Daughter Single F 18 1873 Domestic Servant
Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire VIEW
BRADFORD, John Son M 8 1883
Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire VIEW
BRADFORD, Harry Son M 7 1884
Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire VIEW
RAYNA, Sarah A Boarder Single F 26 1865 Laundress
Cambridge VIEW
Piece: 1283
Folio: 55
Page: 24
Registration District: Cambridge
Civil Parish: Cambridge
Municipal Borough: Cambridge
Address: Browns Yard, Newmarket Road, Cambridge
County: Cambridgeshire


Regards Vera

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 14 Mar 2013 10:05

Baptism, Fulbourn, All Saints.
1874 Sept 27 Bradford Alice Ann of John & Amelia otp lab born 2 Jan

(John and Harry both 1884, Cherry Hinton, St Andrew (don't have further details)

Chris :)

Vera

Vera Report 14 Mar 2013 10:12

???


Marriages Dec 1867

BRADFORD John Chesterton 3b 1099

Purkis Amelia Chesterton 3b 1099

1871


BRADFORD, John Head M 26 1845 Cambridgeshire VIEW Ag Lab
BRADFORD, Amelia Wife F 23 1848 Cambridgeshire VIEW
BRADFORD, Joseph Son M 4 1867 Cambridgeshire VIEW
BRADFORD, George Son M 2 1869 Cambridgeshire VIEW
Piece: 1581
Folio: 15
Page: 21
Registration District: Chesterton
Civil Parish: Fulbourn
Municipal Borough:
Address: Peirce Lane, Fulbourn
County: Cambridgeshire


Regards Vera

Vera

Vera Report 14 Mar 2013 10:31

Not having much luck with service or pension records !!!!

Regards Vera

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 14 Mar 2013 10:51

Baptism
Day:14
Month:May
Year:1919
Forenames:Frederick John
Surname:BRADFORD
Relationship:of
Father forenames:John
Fathers occupation:horsekeeper
Mother forenames:Margaret
Birth Day:4
Birth Month:Apr
Birth Year:1919
Abode:of 216 Newmarket Rd
Place:Cambridge, St Andrew the Less
County:Cambridgeshire,England

(although above is on other 'Thread', how did it connect to family at 241, Newmarket Road?, think things got a bit too confusing!)

Chris :)

Xavier

Xavier Report 14 Mar 2013 13:18

Thank you all for info and comments.

Chris, in 1920 the occupants of 216 newmarket road have changed (or have they? I tell you...this family..!!)

The electoral roll for 1920 shows John and Margaret WILLIAMS as the occupants. In 1921 they have left.

John Bradford is listed in Spalding’s Directory of Cambridge 1919-1920 as a ‘Labourer’ on Newmarket Terrace, Newmarket Road.

in the 1920 electoral register for Cambridge that John and his wife Ellen Mary Bradford were living at 241 Newmarket Road. I cannot connect this family to mine, or indeed at the moment the John Bradford at 216 newmarket road.

I was hoping the army pension records might help.