Bradford, William a Congregational minister, brother of Reverend Moses Bradford, was born at Canterbury, Conn., March 4, 1745. He graduated at the college of New Jersey in 1774; "is believed never to have been the pastor of any church, and to have spent the most of his life teaching and preaching in Connecticut and other states. During the latter part of his life he acted as minister of the 'North Society Church' in Canterbury." He died March 31, 1808. See Cong. Quarterly, 1860, page 26.