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Bradford Places

Some streets in Bradford, West Yorkshire with family connections -

Adelaide Street

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Clifford, Adelaide and Duncan Streets in 1891

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Adelaide Street in 1999

Today only part of the street remains and the oldest buildings in it are warehouses built in the 1890's. No dwellings from the 1870s or 80s seem to be left.

  • No. 20 - Home of Henry and Mary Ann Sheeky (Foreman) and birth place of Isabella (1886)
  • No. 56 - Home of Michael and Mary Ann Maher with daughter Louisa (1861)
  • No. 71 - Home of Henry and Mary Sheeky (Leonard) and children (1871)
  • No. 74 - Home of Henry Sheeky (1874)

Bengal Street, Bowling

No longer exists - this and the rest of the streets in "Little India" have now been cleared. Adjacent streets were Bombay Street, Calcutta Street and Tennant Street.

  • No. 50 - Home of Jane Sheeky (1909). Home of Henry and Edith Sheeky (Parker) and birth place of Margaret (1914). Home of Joseph Sheeky (1923). Empty in 1881.
  • No. 54 - Home of Bernard and Mary Goodbody as well as Martin Goodbody (1881).
  • No. 56 - Home of James and Annie Coney (Goodbody) and children Michael, Thomas, Charles and Mary (1881).

Bolling Street, Broomfields

  • No. 44 - Home of Patrick and Margaret Delaney (Maher). Birth place of Ann Delaney (1890)
  • No. 46 - Home of John and Margaret Delaney (1891)
  • No. 81 - Home of John William & Margaret Parker (Jennison) and birth place of Edith (1886), Herbert (1892) and, probably, their other children.
  • No. xx - Home of Hugh & Mary Healey (Halleran) - 1873

Broom Street, Broomfields

  • No. 6 - Home of Lawrence and Mary Delaney with son William (1881)
  • No. 11 - Home of William and Mary Delaney with daughter Catherine (1891)
  • No. 27 - Home of Patrick and Margaret Nolan and family plus lodgings of half-brother Patrick Delaney and Margaret (Maher?) with their children Catherine and Annie (1891).
  • No. 53 - Home of John and Catherine Delaney and their children (1881)
  • No. 71 - Home of Henry and Mary Ann Sheeky (Foreman) and birth place of Henry and Mary (1889)
  • No. 79 - Home of Matthew and Ann Delaney and their children (1881)

Duncan Street, Horton

  • No. 59 - Home of Henry and Mary Ann Sheeky (Foreman) with son Martin (1881)
  • No. 82 - Home of John and Margaret Delaney and their children (1881)
  • No. 98 - Home of Charles and Sarah Thomas (Delaney) and their children with mother-in-law Margaret (1881)

Granby Street, Broomfields

  • No. 16 - Home of Hugh and Mary Healey (Hellaren) and their family (1891)
  • No. 17 - Home of John and Margaret Delaney and their family (1891)
  • No. 34 - Home of Bernard and Hannah Delaney and their family (1881)
  • No. 35 - Home of James and Ellen Fallon (Delaney), their family and sister-in-law Catherine Delaney with her children (1891)
  • No. 43 - Home of Bernard and Hannah Delaney and their family (1891)
  • No. 70 - Home of Mary Sheeky (1891)

Lizard Street, Broomfields

  • No. 2 - Home of Henry and Edith Sheeky (Parker) with Margaret and birth place of Veronica (1919). Also home of Frances Parker (to 1924).

Guy Street, Broomfields

St Ann's Roman Catholic Church and School

Canon Motler opened a school chapel in Broomfields in 1872. Established as a parish in 1881, a new church by Edward Simpson was opened in March 1890. Marriages - Christopher Healey & Annie Delaney (1911), Joseph Healey & Veronica Sheeky (1939).

  • No. 35 - Lodgings of Mary Delaney and her daughter (1881)

Nelson Court, Horton

  • No. ?? - Home of Garrett and Jane Sheeky (1841)
  • No. ?? - Home of Eliza Sheeky (1844)
  • No 37 - Home of Henry and Mary Sheeky (Leonard) and their children Catherine, Henry and Margaret (1861)
  • No 53 - Home of John and Teresa Sheeky (1851)

Packington Street

St Joseph's Roman Catholic Church - Canon Motler of St Mary's built a school chapel in Grafton Street in May 1868. The new parish of St Joseph's established November 1881. A new church by Edward Simpson opened by Bishop Cornthwaite 14 September 1887.

Marriages - Henry Sheeky & Edith Parker (1913)

St Stephens Road, West Bowling

St Stephen's Anglican Church

Marriages - Arthur Wray & Jane Sheeky (1909), Joseph Sheeky & Ada Illingworth (1923).

Sedgefield Terrace

St Patrick's Roman Catholic Church - In 1850 Canon Thomas Harrison began the building of a second church for Bradford. The church, designed by George Goldie, was opened by Bishop Briggs on 13 July 1853. It was consecrated by Cardinal Logue of Amagh on 11 July 1903.

Marriages - John Sheeky & Mary Ann Goodbody (1888), John McIver & Maria Sheeky (1878).

Tennant Street, Bowling

  • No 12 - Home of Ada Illingworth (1923)
  • No 97 - Home of Edward and Sarah Sheeky (1891)
  • No 110 - Home of Henry and Emma Illingworth (1881)
  • No 120 - Home of Richard and Matilda Wray (1881) and Albert Wray (1909)

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