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Albert Percy Ford born 1921 West Meon Hampshire England

Updated March 4, 2011

About Our Family Research


The people in my tree span, Hampshire, Dorset, Somerset, Northampton, Durham, Wales.
After searching for many hours and with a help from others who have the same ancestors have managed to see just who my family were over the last 200 years.
I have found George Gray who married Pricilla, George Gray a navigator 1841 and his wife toll keeper in Limpley Stoke Wiltshire 1851. Both born before 1780.
The Barnetts from Shapwick, Bridgewater in 1729, John 1780 a 5 Hussar 1801-1815. An Inn keeper in Glastonbury Wells The Red Lion as was his son George Barnett 1861. Edwin Barnett being a police man of Bath.
Typhrena Wright 1824 who was a lace maker married William Smith his father George Smith was a master chimney sweep of London and he of Wellingborough Northants.
I have received photos from my cousins wife in Australia and from Cris and Jocelyn in Bath. which are of ancestors born 1823 onwards.
Photographs have shown family likeness following through many generations very evident even today in my family members.
So my tree grows and the stories come to life of people that lived in the past.

 
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  • Ford family tree hampshire and others (21 KB)
    Fords of Hampshire, Fostefine, Wild, Pullinger, Greentree, Holt, Shearing, Smith, Barnett, Sweet, Crew, Gray, Hamlen, Fowles, Sealy, Jones, Robinson Duncan, Andrews, Counties include Durham to Northampton, Sussex to Somerset, they are all here.
  • Fords of Hampshire (21 KB)
    Spans Duham down through Hampshire into Dorset and continues across to Somerset ending in Wales. They have touched the whole country.
 
Family Photos
  • Charles Gover and wife Sarah White with children. (297 KB)
    Charles 1859 a bargeman at Stoborough Wareham Dorset. This couple had a very large family.
  • Eliza Wilds mother 1840 (75 KB)
    Theresa Fostefine 1818 born Privet Hampshire. Given to me by Edna and Robin Ford from Oz.
  • Kate Gray 1861, Barnett, Hamlen with son George (96 KB)
    This is Kate Hamlen, born in Bathford, nee Gray previously widow of James Barnett 1859 - 1894. Picture taken in a Bath photo studio sat with one of her sons. Kate was a launderess working from home in 1901. Living at Prospect Cottages Bath in 1941 the year she died.
  • Elizabeth Greentree Ford (217 KB)
    Elizabeth Greentree 1828 of East meon Hants. married George Ford 1812 of West meon. This photo was probably taken in their cottage garden on the estate where they lived and worked.
  • Ford family home West Meon Hants (92 KB)
    This is the home George Ford 1812 Agricultural labourer and his wife Elizabeth Greentree lived in possibly a tied cottage on the estae where they lived. The family were here 1851-61. This home was in West meon not sure where, either in the village or maybe Lipping wood.
  • Eliza Wild 1885 before her marriage in 1910 (69 KB)
    This is Eliza Wild pictured in a photographers studio before her forbidden marriage in 1910. She was born in either Fernhurst or Midhurst. Her marriage was to Albert J Ford born 1880 in West Meon to William Ford 1842 a gardener at Brandean House and Marth nee Tostefine born 1843 Privet.
  • Stephen Holt 1818 (262 KB)
    A very faded photo but good representation of a man of his time. He looks to be comfortable seated and also looks as if he has worked hard. His clothing is more of a working class man, which is why I think he is more likely William Ford, as Eliza,s father was well to do probably not ever working.
  • Eliza Ford taken about 1917 with her children (227 KB)
    Eliza Ford with Kathleen, Leslie (on her lap) and Margaret taken maybe with the family box camera which they had, again in the garden.
  • Eliza Ford when older, and with her Albert in 1937 (208 KB)
    Eliza pictured in her daughters garden at Ebbesbourne Wake in Wilts in her lter years. Eliza nee Wild 1885 with her husband Albert Ford 1880, in their garden in West Meon. Council Cottage. Previous address Riverside Cottage West Meon.
  • Aunt Iris Biddiscombe, Myself with baby Terence (180 KB)
    Aunt Iris outside her bungalow home in Ebbesbourne Wake. Myself with 6 month old son Terry Duncan and doting grand dad Albert PERCY Ford my dad. Dad and his brother Leslie Ford who was over from Australia a big family day in and out side of the house.
  • Charabang trip to Weymouth (70 KB)
    Charabang trip to Weymouth from Wareham 1936, Govers, Foot, Whites most members of the family or in laws.
 
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