G. W. Bradley's Sons, Inc., also known as the Bradley axe factory, was founded in 1812 by Wakefield Bradley in Weston, Connecticut. Its industry was axes and edge tools and its headquarters remained in Weston, Connecticut. On May 2, 1911, the company's plant burned down and was not rebuilt.
Wakefield Bradley (1812-1834)
G. W. Bradley (1834-1886)
G. W. Bradley's Sons, Inc. (1886-1911)