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  • 'Nancy' Anne McShane, Free Settler "Brothers"1835 (1784 - 1888)
    Anne dies aged 104 1888 McSHANE.—On November 21, 1888, at her daughter-in-law's residence. Black Brush, Anne, relict of the late John McShane, aged 104 years. Funeral leaves for St. Matthew's Church, B...
  • Abigail Bradley (1749 - 1790)
  • Abigail Hemingway (1776 - 1834)
    Birth: Day Month 1776 - Place Death: Day Month 1834 - Place Husband: Name of husband Children: John Hemingway and names of 2 more children MyHeritage Family Trees Sue Bradley in Bradley Web Site, man...
  • Abigail Bradley (1728 - 1782)
  • Abigail Bradley (1725 - d.)

About the Bradley surname

Bradley is an English masculine given name. It comes from a surname and a place name meaning "broad wood" or "broad clearing" in Old English.

It is also an Anglicisation of the Irish Gaelic name O’Brolachán (also O’Brallaghan) from County Tyrone in Ireland. The family moved and spread to counties Derry, Donegal and Cork.


Bradley Name Meaning English: habitational name from any of the many places throughout England named Bradley, from Old English brad ‘broad’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

Scottish: habitational name from Braidlie in Roxburghshire.

Irish (Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Brolcháin.