Re: Padfields in Somerset and Wales
jean,thanks for your message.
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I'm fairly sure our lines cross at some point,I can't think two families from the same place with the same name can move to the same location and not be related.
I think they were probably related before they left Somerset and we havent gone back far enough to find a connection yet.
In the mean time I have this for you.
1881 Census Wales; Living at 28 Coetcaecred Llandover
Isaac PadfieldHead of House 40 yrs of age Iron Stone Miner born Holcombe Somerset.
Wife Jane 39yrs born Bre Beafort
Son Enock 16 yrs Iron Stone Miner born Shatton Somerset.
Son Edward 15yrs Iron Stone Miner Born Shatton Somerset.
Son Henry 11yrs Scholar Born MNM Blanavon
Son John 9 yrs scholar born mnm Blanavon
son Francis 7yrs scholar born mnm Blanavon
daug Mary Jane 5yrs Scholar born Blanavon
daug Harriett 3 yrs scholar.
This is definatley your family I found it when I was looking for my Isaac.
There is also another entry which could be Isaacs brother But you would have to check it out.
24 Hill St Llandover 1881 Census.
Henry Padfield Head of House. 35yrs
I have no indication of what he did or where he was born.
Wife Elizabeth 34yrs Born Ashwick Somerset
son Frank 9 yrs Scholar born monmouth Blanavon.
son Seaward 6yrs scholar born mnm Blanavon
son Arthur 2 yrs born mnm Blanavon.
1881 Holcombe Somerset.
Isaac Padfield H of H 66 yrs born Holcombe Somerset
Running the Post Office with his wife.
Ellen 61yrs born Radstock Frome.
Could this be your Isaacs father?
If I find anything else Will let you know.
Bye for now Julie.