Thomas Bradshaw 1798-1868
Thomas was my 3 x great grandfather and father of Thomas.
He was born in Little Ilford, Essex in 1798.
Thomas married Elizabeth Dredge on 7th August 1825 in All Saints church, Poplar, London.
The family lived on the Barking Road in an area known as Wall End. ( a locality in East Ham, East London, lying to the north of Beckton between Barking and East Ham. The name stems from an embankment wall that was formerly used to prevent flooding from the river Roding at the 'end' or 'outlying part' of East Ham .
By 1861 the family had moved to Barking. Thomas was an agricultural labourer and so moved to where the work was
Thomas died in Barking in 1868 and was buried at St. Margaret's on 4th October.