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Joshua Bramham (1824-1890)


Joshua Bramham
1824-1890
father: John Bramham (Shoe Maker)
born: 1824 in Normington
died: 25 November 1890
buried: in Undercliffe Cemetery, Bradford
occupation: Hackle Maker (1846), Machine Wool Comb Maker (1861), Proprietor of the Old Ball Inn, Horsforth
notes: Marriage certificate (1846) was witnessed by Mary Ann Bramham.
WIFE: Emma Weatherhead, married: 23 May 1846 in Leeds Parish Church
father: William Weatherhead (Bookbinder)
born: 1827 in Leeds
died: 3 December 1884
buried: in Undercliffe Cemetery, Bradford
children:
William Bramham (b 1847)
Walter Bramham (b 1849)
Clara Bramham (b 1851)
Annie Elizabeth Bramham (1853-c1880)
George Bramham (b c1850 or c1853)
Charlotte Bramham (b 1857)
John Bramham (b 1859)
Matilda (Tilly) Bramham (b 1860)
Mary (Polly) Bramham (1862-1950s)
Harry Bramham (1863-1949)
Fred (Olyio) Bramham
Ernest Bramham
Charlie Bramham
Children of Joshua Bramham (1824-1890) and Emma Bramham née Weatherhead (1846-1884)
William Bramham
b 1847
father: Joshua Bramham (1824-1890)
mother: Emma Bramham née Weatherhead (1846-1884)
born: 1847 in Leeds
occupation: Machine Wool Comb Maker (1861)
children:
Arthur Bramham (in c1949 living in Walney, Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire)
Maud Bramham (in c1949 living in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire)
Wilfred Bramham (in c1949 living in Danvers, Massachusetts, USA)
Fred Bramham (B.E.M. (British Empire Medal) for his work with Sir Barnes Wallis on the World War II bouncing bombs ('The Dam Busters'); in c1949 living in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire; Fred's grandson Fred Bramham is a Potter in Kersey, Suffolk: see Kersey Pottery)
Harry Bramham (in c1949 living in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire)
Walter Bramham
b 1849
father: Joshua Bramham (1824-1890)
mother: Emma Bramham née Weatherhead (1846-1884)
born: 1849 in Leeds
children:
Annie Bramham (married Hitchens; in c1949 living in Baildon, Yorkshire)
William Raspin Bramham
Clara Bramham
b 1851
father: Joshua Bramham (1824-1890)
mother: Emma Bramham née Weatherhead (1846-1884)
born: 1851 in Leeds
children:
Annie Matilda Law (died in childhood of tuberculosis)
Willie Law (died in childhood of tuberculosis)
Joshua Bramham Law (in c1949: J.B. Law, Boot Repairers, Morley Street, Bradford; no children)
one other child who died in childhood of tuberculosis
HUSBAND: Law
Percy Bramham father: Joshua Bramham (1824-1890)
mother: Emma Bramham née Weatherhead (1846-1884)
notes: listed in his father Joshua Bramham's Will dated 9 July 1890
Annie Elizabeth
Bramham
1853-c1880
father: Joshua Bramham (1824-1890)
mother: Emma Bramham née Weatherhead (1846-1884)
born: 1853
died: c1880, age 27
notes: no children
HUSBAND: Midgeley
George Bramham
b c1850/53
father: Joshua Bramham (1824-1890)
mother: Emma Bramham née Weatherhead (1846-1884)
born: c1850 or c1853 in Woolwich, Kent
residence: Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA
notes: married twice
children:
Harold E. Bramham (Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA)
Emma Bramham (married Godette; Fairview, Massachusetts, USA)
Percy Bramham (three daughters; Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA)
Archie Bramham (no children)
Geneva Bramham (married Cook; Springfield, Massachusetts, USA)
Horace S. Bramham (Newhaven, Connecticut, USA)
Lottie Bramham (married Lockerby, son and daughter; Massachusetts, USA)
George Bramham (stepbrother; Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA)
Roderick K. Bramham (stepbrother; Springfield, Massachusetts, USA)
Charlotte
Bramham
b 1857
father: Joshua Bramham (1824-1890)
mother: Emma Bramham née Weatherhead (1846-1884)
born: 1857
children:
Edith Chambard (married Donald E. Kutney; Los Gatos, California, USA)
Charlotte Chambard (married Arthur Drebing; Los Gatos, California, USA)
John Chambard (Seattle, Washington, USA)
Ruth Chambard (married Cecil W. Dobson; Cloverdale and Santa Rosa, California, USA)
Glady Chambard (died young, no children)
HUSBAND: Chambard
John Bramham
b 1859
father: Joshua Bramham (1824-1890)
mother: Emma Bramham née Weatherhead (1846-1884)
born: 1859 in Bradford
notes: Athlete. Played rugby for Bradford.
children:
Blanche Bramham (no children)
Fred Bramham (no children)
Matilda (Tilly)
Bramham
(b 1860)
father: Joshua Bramham (1824-1890)
mother: Emma Bramham née Weatherhead (1846-1884)
born: 1860 in Bradford
residence: Blackpool, Lancashire
children:
Edgar Monk (married Betty, Blackpool; in c1949 living in Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire; Shoe Repairer in Blackpool, Lancashire)
Bert Monk (no children; widow lived in Blackpool, Lancashire)
Willie Monk (son Frank; daughter Mrs. R.V. Urmston; Blackpool, Lancashire)
HUSBAND: Monk
Mary (Polly)
Bramham
(1862-1950s)
father: Joshua Bramham (1824-1890, Inn Keeper)
mother: Emma Bramham née Weatherhead (1827-1884, daughter of William Weatherhead)
born: 28 March 1862
died: 1950s
residence: Morecambe, Lancashire (1949)
children:
Herbert Holroyd (Pawtucket, Rhode Island, U.S.A.)
Ethel Holroyd (married Fowler George Doubikin; Morecambe, Lancashire)
William Baxter Holroyd (1892-1966; Bradford)
Harry Bramham Holroyd (1894-1965; Baildon)
HUSBAND: Frederick Holroyd, married: 1886/88 in Leeds
father: Benjamin Holroyd (1834-1911)
mother: Mary Holroyd née Baxter (d 1906)
grandfather: Joseph Holroyd (c1809-1889)
born: 23 July 1862
died: July 1940
occupation: Bradford Dyers Association
Harry Bramham
1863-1949
father: Joshua Bramham (1824-1890)
mother: Emma Bramham née Weatherhead (1846-1884)
born: 1863
died: 27 April 1949 in Horsforth, Leeds
buried: in Bradford
residence: Boston, Massachusetts and Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
occupation: Pork Butcher
notes: Borrowed money from his relatives to go the USA. Successful and wealthy. Some of his relatives followed him to the USA to retrieve their money.
Fred (Olyio)
Bramham
father: Joshua Bramham (1824-1890)
mother: Emma Bramham née Weatherhead (1846-1884)
residence: Horsforth, Leeds
notes: Kept hens. Omitted from Harry Bramham's will after disagreement.
WIFE: Sally
child:
Gladys (married Percy Baldwin; in c1949 living in Methley, near Leeds; son John (lived in Horsforth, Leeds, went to Bradford Technical College, had recurring malaria, died in East Africa))
Ernest Bramham father: Joshua Bramham (1824-1890)
mother: Emma Bramham née Weatherhead (1846-1884)
children:
Arnold Bramham (1898-1977)
Ernest Bramham
Louie Bramham
Anne Bramham
Charlie Bramham father: Joshua Bramham (1824-1890)
mother: Emma Bramham née Weatherhead (1846-1884)
died: age 3
Children of Ernest Bramham
Arnold Bramham
1898-1977
father: Ernest Bramham
born: 1898
died: 1977
residence: Bradford then Lytham St. Annes
occupation: Owned newsagents and record shop at 15 Queensgate, Bradford.
WIFE: Lily Raper, married: (1)
born: 1899
died: 1957
children:
Peter Bramham (b 1923, married Barbara, Switzerland)
Kenneth Bramham (1924-1997, married Joyce, USA, son Geoffrey (b 1961 in USA, one son), divorced, married Lydia, daughter Stephanie)
John (Jack) Raymond Bramham (deceased, three sons of first two marriages, one grandson)
WIFE: Florence, married: (2)
notes: no children, deceased
Ernest Bramham father: Ernest Bramham
residence: (c1949) Forest Hill, London SE23
occupation: Bus Driver
Louie Bramham father: Ernest Bramham
residence: (c1949) Hessle, East Yorkshire
note: daughter Mrs. B. Thewles
Anne Bramham father: Ernest Bramham
residence: (c1949) Bradford
HUSBAND: Drewry

All places are in Yorkshire unless otherwise stated. Additional information for this page was provided by Geoff Bramham (b 1961) and John Holroyd (b 1928).

See also:

Photograph of Joshua Bramham (1824-1890) and The Old Ball Inn

Source Documents

Joseph Holroyd (c1809-1889), grandfather of Frederick Holroyd (1862-1940), who married Mary (Polly) Bramham (1862-1950s).

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