Hi Barb I think the Alfords are from Birmingham and Somerset as they have Birmingham in there names,it seems to have been passed down even to my grandfather.They seem to have emigrated to Australia and Tasmania some to New Zealand where I am. My great great grandfather was John Alford Married Ellen Ann O'Flanagan 17-11-1841. The Parish of Matcambe ENGLAND James Alford son of John baptised 26-1-1712.James Alford SonJames daughters Sarah and Alinor baptised in James 24-9-1741 Sarah 16-4-1736 Alinor 19-8-1737. Thomas Alford had son James 21-3-1739. Joseph and Ann Alford had a son James 7-4-1793. James and Sarah Alford Daughter Margaret5-12-1796 Son George 17-2-1799.James Alford son of Esuu and Ann Alford 10-1-1796.Four James Alford Baptised in 1809 1814.1817.1818.These are all Baptism Dates Marcella.