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1825 Born in Sedgley, son of William, a labourer, and Rose Bradley
1854 A contractor; married Elizabeth Smith in Birmingham
1871 Iron master, living in Bilston; although employer the number of employees was returned by the "senior partner"; living with Elizabeth Bradley 44, Walter Smith Bradley 16, Albert Smith Bradley 12
1891 Ironmaster, visiting Hampshire with his wife at the time of the census