'Bradley2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bradley of Louth, Bradley of Owston, Bradley of Wokingham

Maddison identifies the arms of this family as "Or, a chevron gules between three crosses patée fitchée sable".
Robert Bradley of Louth
1. Thomas Bradley of Louth
  A. Nicholas Bradley of Louth & Saltfleetby (d 20.11.1521)
  B. Thomas Bradley of Louth (b c1503)
  m. Alice Etton (dau/coheir of Nicholas Etton of Firsby, widow of Richard Goodricke of Bolingbroke)
  i. John Bradley of Louth (bur 06.12.1590)
  m. Frances Fairfax 'of Denton' (b 1523-4, d 15.04.1608, dau of John Fairfax of Swarby)
  a. Thomas Bradley of Louth
  m. Anne Chapman (sister/coheir of Sir Peter Chapman of London & Tinwell)
(1) John Bradley of Louth (bpt 02.09.1576, bur 12.11.1643, of Gray's Inn))
  m. Jane Fairfax (b c1580, d 21.09.1643, dau of Richard Fairfax of Aunsby)
  (A) George Bradley of Louth (b c1606, bur 21.04.1663, of Gray's Inn)
  m1. Isabell Read (bur 03.06.1639, dau of Sir John Read of Wrangle)
  m2. Jane Ayscough (bpt 28.03.1622, d before 17.02.1715-6, dau of Thomas Ayscough of South Thoresby & Stallingborough)
  (i) George Bradley of Louth (b 04.08.1661, d unm 28.12.1688)
  (ii) Ursula Bradley (bur 17.07.1663)
m. (22.09.1652) John Bolle of Thorpe Hall
  (B) Peter Bradley of Louth (bpt 24.01.1612-3, d before 17.03.1655-6, of Gray's Inn)
  m. Elizabeth (a 03.1655-6)
  (i)+ issue - son (a 01.1655-6), Anne (bur 14.10.1641)
  (C) Anne Bradley (b c1600, bur 04.03.1640-1)
  m. (05.1621) Francis Locton (son of Sir John of Swineshead)
  (D) Jane Bradley (bpt 30.04.1609, bur 04.03.1640-1)
  m. (25.08.1629) John Bolle of Louth (son of Sir John of Haugh)
  (E) Catherine Bradley (b c1607, bur 20.10.1654)
  m. (29.12.1627) Roger Howson of Wigtoft
  (F) Elizabeth Bradley (bpt 03.02.1610-1, a 01.1653-4)
  m. (25.02.1635-6) Richard Robinson
  (G)+ other issue - Graye (d by 17.03.1655-6), John (bpt 23.07.1620), Thomas (bpt 15.12.1622)
  (2) Elizabeth Bradley (bpt 29.04.1584, a 1632)
  m. (23.09.1602) George Bayley ("of the Pipe Office")
  (3) Audrey Bradley (bpot 08.08.1590, a 1632)
  m. _ Filiol of London
(4) Anne Bradley (bpt 03.12.1592, a 1632)
  m. _ Downey of Devonshire
  (5)+ other issue - Digory (bpt 25.01.1580-1), Thomas (bpt 14.04.1583), Edward (bpt 06.01.1585-6, a 04.1622 in Belgium), William (bpt 23.03.1588-9, bur 20.12.1594), Thomas (bur 24.12.1581), Richard (bur 23.05.1584), Francis (a 04.1622), Anne (bpt 04.03.1581-2, bur 18.03.1581-2)
  b. John Bradley of Louth (bur 14.05.1591)
  m. Anne Freeman (a 1606, dau of John Freeman of Hagnaby, widow of Nicholas Ogle of Bolingbroke, m3. Jervase Neville)
  (1) Maddison shows John as father of Henry (+ Thomas, Matthew & Frances) with Henry as father of John of Wokingham (father of Henry, John, Thomas & Isabella) and of Thomas father (by Frances Savile) of Savile Bradley. Unless Maddison has made a mistake, which could well be the case, this looks like the John (a 1544, "a Yorkshireman") who is the first mentioned by BLG1886 ('Bradley of Ackton Hall') which shows as below.
(2) BLG1886 identifies the arms of this family as "Or, a fesse az. between three shoe-buckles gu." and reports that John was "an ensign in the army of Henry VIII upon his exhibition to Boulogne".
  (1) Henry Bradley of Okeingham (Wokingham), Berkshire (d 1645)
  m. Barbara Lane (dau of Walter Lane of Reading)
  (A) John Bradley of Miles near Wokingham
m. Susan Fielder (dau of John Fielder of Southamptonshire)
  (i) Henry Bradley of Richmond, Surrey mentioned by both Maddison & BLG1886 which adds his designation
  (ii)+ other issue - John, Thomas, Isabella mentioned by Maddison but not by BLG1886
  (B) Thomas Bradley (bur 12.1673, rector of Castleford & Ackworth (Yorkshire))
  Maddison identifies Thomas' wife as Frances, dau of Thomas Savile of Sussex. BLG1886 identifies her as ...
  m. (05.03.1631) Frances Savile (bur 1663, dau of John Savile, Lord of Pontefract, sister of Thomas, 1st Earl of Sussex)
  Maddison does not follow this line other than to show Thomas & Frances as parents of Savile. BLG1886 provides the following.
  (i) Thomas Bradley (b 1632, in Virginia)
  (ii) Savile Bradley (b 1633-4, bur 15.12.1691, vicar of Langford in Berkshire)
  m. Jane (d 1700)
  (a) Savile Bradley (b 1678, bur 20.06.1739)
  m. Elizabeth (bur 20.02.1757)
  ((1)) Thomas Bradley in Wakefield (bpt 01.09.1708)
  m1. (06.02.1732) Frances Walker (bur 21.12.1753, dau of John Walker of Wakefield)
  ((A)) Thomas Bradley (bpt 30.09.1749) had issue
  m. (13.10.1782) Ann Charlesworth
  ((B))+ other issue
  m2. (23.12.1755) Sarah (widow of _ Burton)
  ((C)) George Bradley of Owston (near Doncaster), Yorkshire (bpt 13.08.1757, bur 17.10.1825)
  m. (03.12.1783) Sarah Keyworth (bur 09.02.1835, dau of James Keyworth of Owston)
  ((i)) William Bradley of Campsall, Yorkshire, later of Carlton in Lindrick, Nottinghamshire (b 28.03.1788, dsp bur 19.04.1870)
  m. Lucy Taylor
  ((ii)) John Bradley (bpt 14.01.1790, dsp bur 08.02.1815)
  ((iii)) George Bradley of Owston then Boston, Lincolnshire (b 30.10.1794, d 09.05.1851) had issue
  m. (14.08.1815) Anne Reeson (d 1841, dau of Samuel Reeson of Leake)
  ((iv)) Ellen Bradley (b 24.01.1784)
  m. _ Abson
  ((D))+ other issue - Hannah (bpt 19.02.1760), Ann (bpt 04.12.1762, d young)
  ((2))+ other issue - Andrew (bpt 15.12.1710), Savile (bpt 17.04.1713, bur 16.01.1714), William (bpt 03.02.1718, bur 18.03.1721), John (bur 01.03.1720-1), Savile (bur 05.03.1721), Elizabeth, Jane, Frances (d young)
  (b) Frances Bradley
  (iii) Francis Bradley (b 1640)
m. (1675) Jane Jennings of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields
  (iv) Barbara Bradley
  m. Daniel Godfrey of Nuffield, Oxfordshire
  (a)+ issue - Daniel, Charles
  (2)+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 30.08.1583), Matthew (bpt 19.01.1588-9, bur 17.12.1600), Frances (bpt 09.01.1585-6) mentioned by Maddison
  (5)+ other issue - Abell, Richard mentioned by BLG1886
  c. Anne Bradley (a 11.1629)
  m. Matthew Sutcliffe (d before 24.11.1629, Dean of Exeter)
  d. Elizabeth Bradley
  m. Diggory Nicholls of Penross (Master of Magdalen College, Cambridge)
  e. Mary Bradley (bpt 17.09.1542)
  f. Elizabeth Bradley
  m. Solomon Sutcliffe of Milron (brother of Mathew)

Main source(s): Maddison's 'Lincolnshire Pedigrees' (1903, 'Bradley of Louth') with input as reported above
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