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The following is a roll of miners who were living in the Bradford area. Their names were obtained from the census, which was taken on the night of the 6/7 June 1841. The list does not purport to be complete as there would be miners living outside the village and not everyone would have made a census return. The adjacent village of Beswick was searched but no miners were found living there. It is understood that Bradford village supplied most of the colliery's manpower until about 1870.

Name (Age)Address
ARANDALE Thomas (25)Ashton New Road
JOHNSON Richard (40)
JOHNSON Francis (38)
KENYON John (18)
PHILPOT William (40)
PHILPOT Richard (19)
PHILPOT Aaron (14)
SIDDALL Thomas (35)
THORNTON John (20)
THORNTON James (15)
THORNTON Samuel (11)
BESWICK Benjamin (45)Ashton Old Road
BESWICK James (15)
BROADHURST Thomas (20)
HANDLEY Thomas (30)
HANDLEY John (23)
OGDEN Joel (25)
SCHOLES Philip (23)
TIPTON John (40)
WELCH Charles (20)
DUNCUFF James (50)Bailey Street
DUNCUFF John (26)
DUNCUFF William (14)
DUNCUFF James (10)
HANDLEY Joseph (19)
LIVESEY William (53)
LIVESEY William (17)
LIVESEY John (14)
VICKERS John (19)
VICKERS William (14)
BLEASE John (14)Bradford Grange
MURGATROYD William (50)Bradford Lane, Colliers Square
MORGAN John (22)
SINGLETON Peter (21)
PORTER Thomas* (53)Bradford Lane, Gleden House
WHITTLE William (35)Bradford Road
WHITTLE William Walker (11)
OGDEN James (12)Gleden Brow
BREDBURY Joseph (60)Steam Engine, Bradford Vale
BREDBURY Charles (20)

*The Manchester and Salford Trade Directory for 1832 lists Thomas Porter as a Coal Master of Bradford. Although he is shown as a Collier on the 1841 Census he was, in fact, the Proprietor of Bradford Colliery.