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Alfred Hamilton BRADLEY

Alfred Hamilton BRADLEY

Male 1896 - 1985  (88 years)

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  • Name Alfred Hamilton BRADLEY  [1
    Born 20 May 1896  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Achievements/Education MBE 
    Biography Notes
    • Alfred's father's original section was taken up in 1906 when Kybybolite Station then sub-divided for a closer settlement (in 1905) and is still farmed (Section 526) Hundred of Binnum. By his son Douglas Hamilton Bradley. together with sections 614-615 in the Hundred of Binnum and also sections 554-555-556 and with his sons John and Phillip Bradley. Note that the original section of 1906 was taken up by Alfred senior, husband of Kitty McLean. and father of the above Alfred Hamilton Bradley.

      Concerning the marriage of Eily and Alfred: the bridesmaids wore white crepe-de-chine with gold lace and black net caps made by Mrs Rene Schinkel. They were trimmed with violets and the girls carried white fur muffs also trimmed with violets.

      Alfred H. of "Battunga Park", was a prominent member of the community as was his father. The Naracoorte "Herald" of 30/10/1961 had a headline: "Chairman of the Naracoorte District Council" in a farm accident in which his leg was mangled by farm machinery during mowing operations so that he required hospitalisation and was seriously hurt.

      By 1978 Alfred H. was in need of care and went to the Naracoorte_Hospital and his wife went to "Longridge". ln 1981 on Sept. 20th Alfred and Eily celebrated their Diamond Wedding (60 years) at "Battunga Park", the descendants being photographed with them.

      DEATHS:
      Eily aged 90 years on 3/2/1984 - interred at Naracooite. _
      Alfred Hamilton Bradley died aged 89 years on 11/8/1985 at the Naracoorte Hospital.

      His long obituary was published in the Naracoorte "Herald" of 2/9/1985. Extracts are that he established the Fire Fighting Unit in the Kybybolite area and was the Chairman for 14 years. Chairman of the District Council. Committee member and Chairman of the Kybybolite Town Hall for 30 years. Life member of the Football Club and Agricultural Bureau. Chairman of the Naracoorte Hospital Board. Patron of the Naracoone Agricultural and Pastoral Society. After leaving school he had worked on his father's farm and helped with the family store at Kybybolite. Both he and his wife were accomplished pianists for church and social occasions, Alfred received his M.B.E. in 1969 for service to the Community. He had been hospitalised for 8 years.

      Alf's dance band was in popular demand in the period 1930 - 1950's when many formal balls were held at Kybybolite, Naracooite and surrounding towns in S.A. and Victoria. Eily played for Sunday church services at the Kybybolite Hall for many years and usually entertained the minister and some ofthe congregation for afternoon tea at her home.
    Public Office Justice of the Peace (JP)  [1
    Residence Kybybolite SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 1985  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I-1644  Christina and Donald McLean | Allan McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2017 

    Father Alfred BRADLEY,   b. 16 Mar 1853, Port Elliot SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1930, Kybybolite SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship -531 
    Mother Katherine (Kitty) Graham MCLEAN,   b. 9 Apr 1860, Meadowbank SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1915  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship -531 
    Married 24 Sep 1879  Collinsfield SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F-531  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eily Magdalene Caroline SCHINCKEL,   b. 4 Dec 1893,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1921  Naracoorte SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Concerning the marriage of Eily and Alfred: the bridesmaids wore white crepe-de-chine with gold lace and black net caps made by Mrs Rene Schinckel. They were trimmed with violets and the girls carried white fur muffs also trimmed with violets.
      Extract of Biography from the BRB page number not provided as a source/citation.
    Marriage/Wedding 1921  Naracoorte SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Rev R. W. McLean officiated at wedding St Andrews Presbyterian Church, Naracoorte, SA 
    Children 
     1. GH B
     2. Peter Graham BRADLEY,   b. 1925,   d. 6 Jun 1936, Bordertown SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     3. DH B
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2017 09:07:17 
    Family ID F-541  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0067 - Mr A Bradley at opening of the broad guage railway in Kybybolite in 1950.jpg
    0067 - Mr A Bradley at opening of the broad guage railway in Kybybolite in 1950.jpg
    0140 - Bradley & Vine.jpg
    0140 - Bradley & Vine.jpg
    VD J (I1647)
    SJ B (I1650)
    GH B (I1646)
    KE B (I1659)
    DH B (I1654)
    AJ B (I1658)
    PG B (I1648)
    JH B (I1651)
    RC J (I1649)
    ADA B (I1667)
    TL B (I1652)
    JD B (I1656)
    DM P (I1657)
    PH B (I1660)
    JJ N (I1661)
    CM B (I1670)
    0135 - Bradley family-Geoffrey, Alfred, Douglas, Eily (nee Schinkel) & Peter Graham Bradley.jpg
    0135 - Bradley family-Geoffrey, Alfred, Douglas, Eily (nee Schinkel) & Peter Graham Bradley.jpg
    DH B (I1654)
    GH B (I1646)

    Stories
    Alfred Hamilton Bradley & Elly Magdalene Caroline Schinkel
    Alfred Hamilton Bradley & Elly Magdalene Caroline Schinkel

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', (Donald & Christina McLean Genealogical Council Inc, Strathalbyn 1995).

    2. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, 5 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      BIRTH:1896 BRADLEY,Alfred Hamilton father:Alfred BRADLEY mother:Catherine Graham MCLEAN at Adelaide SA RegNo:584/391
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    3. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, 5 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      DEATH:1985 BRADLEY,Alfred Hamilton father:Alfred BRADLEY mother:Catherine Graham MCLEAN at Adelaide SA Sourced from The Adelaide "Advertiser" Newspaper
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    4. [S-113] NEWSPAPER TROVE Adelaide Advertiser SA, 4th Oct 1879 P2, 19 Aug 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      "BRADLEY-MCLEAN on the 24 Sept (1879) by the Rev J N Miles of Koolunga, Alfred Bradley of Mundoora,to Catherine Graham fifth daughter of Allen McLean, Lake Farm Collinsfield."

    5. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, 5 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIAGE:1921 RegNo:288/860 groom:BRADLEY,Alfred Hamilton bride:SCHINCKEL:Eily Magdalene Caroline at Robe SA-however record not altered
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