Bradwell, St Barnabas Church c.1955
Memories of Bradwell
My husband's ancestors John & Ann Archer were Innkeeper's of this Inn in Bradwell in the 1850's. They lived here until their deaths in 1879 & are buried in St.Barnabus Churchyard. They both originally came from Kirkburton West Yorkshire & at one time were Tollkeepers for nearby Mytham Bridge Toll Road.
We Joined Bradwell Bowling Club after I couldn't walk properly owing to a bad accident in Wales a couple of years before. I thought I could manage the bowling. It was a lovely sunny Sunday afternoon when John (my late husband) and I arrived there. "The Hut" as it was called was full of people. A lot we knew, they were all ...Read full memory
My Gt.Gt.Grandparents ran this Inn in Bradwell during the 1870's. Their names were John & Ann Archer. They originally came from West Yorkshire in a place called Kirkburton. John & Ann had a great many children who married into Bradwell families. John & Ann both died in 1879 wilthin a few months of each other & are buried ...Read full memory