Bessie (Bamber) Braddock MP

Elizabeth Margaret (Bamber) Braddock MP (1899 - 1970)

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Elizabeth Margaret (Bessie) Braddock MP formerly Bamber
Born in 23 Zante Street, Everton, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 9 Feb 1922 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdommap
[children unknown]
Died in Rathbone Hospital, Old Swan, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
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Bessie (Bamber) Braddock MP is Notable.

Elizabeth Margaret "Bessie" Bamber was born on September 24, 1899[1] at 23 Zante Street, Everton, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, to Hugh and Mary (née Little). She was baptised at St Saviour's Church, Everton, on 19 November.[2][3]

At the time of the 1901 census, Elizabeth lived with her parents at 23 Zante Street. Her father was a bookbinder. Her maternal grandmother, Agnes Little, and her uncle, Hugh T Little, also lived at the house.[4] By 1911 the family had moved to live at 4 Letchworth Street, Anfield. Two labourers also boarded at the house, which had five habitable rooms.[5]

Bessie married John Braddock on February 09, 1922.[6][7] At the time of the 1939 register, the couple lived with Bessie's father at 25 Freehold Street, Liverpool. John worked as an insurance agent.[8]

Bessie was a British Labour Party politician who served as Member of Parliament for the Liverpool Exchange division from 1945 to 1970. She was a member of Liverpool County Borough Council from 1930 to 1961.

She died on November 13, 1970 in Rathbone Hospital, Old Swan, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.[9]


  1. Civil registration birth index. Elizabeth Margaret Bamber. Vol 8b p 389. December quarter 1899. Registration district West Derby.
    GRO index search gives mother's maiden name Little
  2. : Liverpool, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1917 Name: Elizabeth Margaret Bamber Birth Date: 24 Sep Baptism Date: 19 Nov 1899 Baptism Place: Everton, St Saviour, Lancashire, England Father: Hugh Bamber Mother: Mary Hardy Bamber
  3. England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, database, FamilySearch (11 February 2018, Elizabeth Margaret Bamber, ); citing 148, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 2,147,928.
  4. England and Wales Census, 1901. database, FamilySearch (8 April 2016), Elizabeth M Bamber in household of Hugh Bamber, Kirkdale, Lancashire, England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing Kirkdale subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  5. England and Wales Census, 1911, database, FamilySearch (21 December 2018), Elizabeth Margaret Bamber in household of Hugh Bamber, Walton On The Hill, Anfield Liverpool, Lancashire, England; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  6. : England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1916-2005 Name: John Braddock Registration Date: Jan-Feb-Mar 1922 Registration district: West Derby Inferred County: Lancashire Spouse: Elizabeth M Bamber Volume Number: 8b Page Number: 690
  7. Civil registration marriage index. John Braddock and Elizabeth M Bamber. Vol 8b p 690. March quarter 1922. Registration district West Derby.
  8. 1939 England and Wales Register. The National Archives; Kew, London, England; 1939 Register; Reference: RG 101/4432A. Operations, Inc. 2018. Lehi, UT, USA
  9. : England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007 NameElizabeth Margaret BraddockDeath Age71Birth Date24 Sep 1899Registration DateDec 1970Registration districtLiverpoolInferred CountyLancashireVolume10dPage1131

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