Transcribed by Wendy Jack, footnoted by Sharon Oddie Brown. December 17, 2003
Dear Mr Wright  ,
You are quite correct. Mrs Bradford  and Capt. Gillmer  were half-brother and sister. I once promised to send you a pedigree of Mrs Bradford's ancestors, and it is enclosed. It also shows how you are related to the Crozier  family.
An old manuscript in my possession states that William Breakey  was a member of the Drumskelt, Co. Monaghan, family. I have been unable to check this statement.
I am still working on the pedigree, and if I can come across any new facts I will pass them on to you.
I would be more than grateful if you could, at your leisure, make out a pedigree, giving dates of birth, marriage, and death of Mrs Bradford's descendants. My pedigree is woefully incomplete.
Aiken McClelland 
P.S. I can verify the enclosed, if required.
 James Francis Wright (1902-1979)
 Elizabeth Bradford née Breakey, daughter of William Breakey & Elizabeth Birch
 Capt. Gillmer is Eliezer Birch Gillmer (1763-1834) He was an officer in East India Company and fought at Seringapatam.
 The Crozier family connection is one I have yet to learn about.
 The White family connection, I also know nothing of - although it may be due to Jane WHITE, wife of Jackson CLARK..
 Chichester-Clark, ignorance on my part here too.
 Clark of Upperlands also signals another area for research - Jackson CLARK will likely be the link. Jackson Clark of Maghera, County Londonderry,was bornabt. 1698,and was a son of John Clark and Jane (nee White). He married in1720, and had 4 sons, 4 daughters. His will was dated 20 Nov 1754.
 William Breakey died before 1760
 Aiken McClelland. The archives at PRONI include the Aiken McClelland papers D/3815, T/1752, T/2362, T/2046, D/2108, T/2917) These papers include: "research undertaken by Aiken McClelland himself, the majority of which was of a genealogical nature. These include approximately 140 notebooks with information relating to William Johnston of Ballykilbeg, Co. Down, the prominent Orangeman and Conservative M.P. for Belfast, 1868-1878, the Rev. David Stewart, and research into the family trees and background of the Birch and Ledlie families. Other (slightly extraneous) items include: 12 title deeds, legal case papers and wills, dating from 1810 to 1925, relating to William Johnston and his property at Ballykilbeg; transcribed minute books of the Dublin Protestant Association, 1861-1864, of the Greyabbey Graveyard Committee, 1872-1893, and of the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland, 1798; and a bundle of 25 typed essays by the writer, Cathal O'Byrne, 1965-1970."
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