Mr Patrick Joseph Bradley was born in Springburn, Glasgow, Scotland in 1873. The son of Irish parents John Bradley (born Armagh 1836-died ?1909) and Eliza (born Eliza Brawley in 1836)1.
By the age of 7 he had moved with the family to Jarrow where his father worked as a butcher at 104 Grange Road. Ten years later his father was working as a dock labouruer in Liverpool while Patrick was listed in the census as a 'Scaler'.2
In 18963, in Southampton, he married Agnes Louisa Noyce (born Southampton 1879). Together they would have four children4.
In the 1911 census the family were living at 4 Greens Court, East Street, Southampton. Bradley's occupation was, "Ship's fireman: White Star Line".
When he signed onto the Titanic he gave the same address. He had previously worked on the American Line's SS New York.
- He had 5 siblings: Mary Ann (born 1861), Sarah (born 1865), Rose Ann (born 1871), Theresa (born 1876) and Bernard (1879-1955)
- 1881 Census;1891 Census
- GRO Index: Southampton, Sep 1896 2c 83
- Agnes' birth was registered in Southampton, one census gives her birthplace as Wiltshire. Eliza Elizabeth (1897-1943), Rosina (1900-1991), Richard (1901-1902) and Alice (1904-1980).
References and Sources
United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
Donald Hyslop, Alastair Forsyth and Sheila Jemima (1997) Titanic Voices: Memories from the Fateful Voyage, Sutton Publishing, Southampton City Council. ISBN 0 7509 1436 X
General Register Office, Index of Births Marriages and Deaths
British Censuses 1881-1911
England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
Bill Wormstedt, USA