Corcoran (Corkoran) Families Identified in the 1871 Bradford Civil Parish, Bradford West End Sub Registration District, Yorkshire, England and Research into their Irish Origins

Liverpool was the port of entry for the vast majority of the Irish that departed the Connaght Counties of Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo and Galway. Many Irish immigrants unable to find work in Liverpool were drawn to places like Manchester, Bradford and Leeds and their thriving textile and other industrial development in the mid 19th century.

Keep in mind that the connections I draw are what appear to me to be the same family and need to be further analyzed to make sure the conclusion is correct (hopefully with supporting evidence such as GRO marriage records and baptismal records). Please use this information with that caveat in mind so that nothing is assumed and no stones are left unturned to assure it's your family and the connection is accurate. The vast majority of earlier census records fail to give a place name of origin in Ireland.

District Address Name Age Born Occupation Marital Status and Misc Info
6 77 Victoria Street Cockerham, Mary, Servant 43 Burley, Leeds, Yorkshire Domestic Servant, Housekeeper U;
1 50 King Street Cockran, Mary, Lodger 5 Bradford, Yorkshire   (she lives with mary Todd 55 Housekeeper widow from Kings Co, IR and her daughter Mary Todd U, 21 Drawer Worsted, Selby.)
18 58 Longcroft Place Corckeran, Mary, boarder 60 Ireland Nurse Widow; lives with Thomas Bennett Family from IR