Alfred Bradford


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman City of Sydney 1866 1870

Family background

Alfred Bradford, son of Henry and Elizabeth, was christened on 3 April 1820 at the Independent New Chapel at Maidenhead, Berkshire, England. In 1867, he married Lucy Barrett in Sydney and had two sons and two daughters. He died on 7 November 1874, aged 59. He is buried at the Old Church of England Cemetery at Rookwood, Sydney, with his second son Alfred who died on 9 December 1873, aged 33 years.

Occupation & interests

From 1859 to 1873, Alfred Bradford held the license to the Blind Beggar Hotel at 6 South Head Road. His son Alfred Junior acquired the Family Hotel at 2-4 Old South Head Road in 1867. In 1873, Alfred Bradford Senior held the license for the Freemasons Hotel at 198 York Street. Also in 1873, Alfred Bradford Junior became the licensee of the Sir Joseph Banks at Botany.

Local government service

Alfred Bradford Snr was Alderman for Brisbane Ward, 1 December 1866 to 30 November 1870.


City of Sydney Archives: Aldermen’s Files; CRS 51/191, Demolition books, 1900-1949

Society of Australian Genealogists: Rookwood Index


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