Memories of Bream

Shadrach Jenkins Born In Bream 1831

My great great grandfather was born in Oakmill, Bream on July31st 1831. He was one of 14 children, they were--- Elizabeth born 12.06 1812- died 22.02 1885 Samuell born 15.09.1815- died 08.05.1892 Thomas [t] born 24.06.1818- died 02.08.1873 in America Maria ...Read full memory

A memory of Bream by Mary Rowley

Shadrach Jenkins

My paternal great great grandfather came from Bream, Gloucestershire on July 31st 1831. He was the 10th of 14 children and was born at Oakwood Mill. He started work when he was 9 years of age, minding doors at Brunswick Coal Pit, Mosley Green, 3 miles away from home for 6 old pence a day. By 1872 he had married Sarah and had ...Read full memory

A memory of Bream by Mary Rowley

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