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THE BOMFORDS OF WORCESTER

 

 

This family tree was started by Frances Emily Bomford b 1873 d 1959. She passed it to Christopher Heming Bomford, her nephew, b 1911. In 2001, he gave it to his son Peter Heming Bomford b 1941. Contributions have been made by many members of the family.

The tree has been available in several forms. As a diagram, it occupies several sheets of paper, totalling about three metres wide by 0.8 metres high. Some seventy copies were circulated in this form in the 1970s. More recently, Peter Bomford has put the tree into an electronic database, as a GED file (right click on the link and select Save Target As to save it to your computer.  It will not open properly using an internet browser, but it can be read (sort of) with a text editor and can be opened properly with software such as FamilyTreeMaker, or FamilyTreeMaker starter edition, a free 16MB download). The version for the internet below has been derived from that database, with additional information from Kim Bomford . An extract from an early typed and handwritten tree is attached.

Four digit 'I' numbers in this tree correspond with the electronic number given to each individual in the GED database file, but because this is a combined tree, the information in the database will not always match, not all names in this version of the tree are in the database, and vice versa. There is also a concise version of this tree, which had the genealogical information but omits the historical detail.

A note on spelling. Spelling of names has generally followed that in Peter's database, though alternatives are occasionally given where they have been used in other versions of the family tree. To take one example, I0007 Mary Hiron has also been recorded as Maria Hyerne. There is a local family called Hirons, pronounced in the area 'Iyerns'. At this stage it is hard to tell which was the 'correct' spelling at the time. The name Heming is common in the tree, but is sometimes spelt with one m and sometimes with two. Peter Heming Bomford says, 'All the people I know who hold that name spell it with one m so I suggest using that. However, the original Hemming family used two ms. The single m version probably arose because of a convention by which a double letter used to be written as a single with a horizontal dash above.'

Corrections, updates, more details and additions to the tree are most welcome and should preferably be provided by email. It would be useful if contributors could provide some information as to the authority of the source, for the record. Links to other family trees, particularly those of the female lines that lost the Bomford name, and to family websites or other relevant information on the internet would be most welcome. More specific dates of birth, place of living, occupations etc would also be welcome, but we would like an assurance that living people have given consent to having more specific information about themselves published on this site.  As a rule, we will not put direct contact information onto this website, but are happy to include links to personal websites.

David Bomford in Adelaide, South Australia, is putting together a collection of pictures of Bomfords, old and new.  If you have any which you would be able to share, please send him an email.

 For maps of the area, you might go to Mulitmap.com and search for a map of Evesham at around 1:200,000 scale.

 

It has been said that between 1216-1272 Henry III gave lands to the Bomfords. The records of the College of Arms show there is a place called Bamford in Derbyshire; another Bamford originally Baumford which is old Norman French and would have been pronounced Bomford, near Bury, Lancashire. These lands were held by Thomas de Baumford.

The name has been spelt in different ways, Bamford, Bomford; Bumford. This was down to the scribe who would have written the names down at the time.

 

 

The earliest identified Bomford from whom we can trace the living family is:

I0001 Thomas Bomford, b c1580, lived in Coughton, Warwickshire

He was a tenant farmer near Arrow, Warwick. He had two sons that we know of.

1a I0002 Thomas Bomford, of Arrow, b 1612, of whom below.

2a I0003 Laurence Bomford, b 1617, d 1720 at County Meath, m 1650 I0006 Eleanor Chevenix (or Chenevix), b 1633, d 1722. Laurence went to Ireland and started the Irish branch of the family.

Thomas and Laurence both fought for Oliver Cromwell at the battle of Worcester in 1651. Tradition has it that Oliver Cromwell called in at the farm house where the Bomfords lived on his way to Worcester on 22 August 1651, and there was entertained. The legend continues that he tethered his horse and sat under a yew tree, were he read his Bible. He went into the house were he is said to have written a letter. The farmhouse still survives to today as two dwellings.

It is said that there were Bomfords living at Wyre or Wyre Piddle near Pershore. They were probably puritans and sympathetic with Parliament in the great struggle for Faith and Freedom in the 17th century.

 

 

The elder son, I0002 THOMAS BOMFORD of Arrow stayed in the area. Thomas was probably tenant farmer of the Earl of Coventry who lived at Croome Court.

Thomas married and had two sons.

1a I0004 John Bomford of Arrow, b 1655, d Arrow m 1675 I0007 Mary Hiron (or Maria Hyerne), b 1645 and had issue. A special licence from the Bishop of Worcester was necessary for them to be married, but it is not known why. Perhaps John was 20, or perhaps banns hadn't been read.

1b I1267 Jana b c1685

2b I0008 John Bomford, b c1686 m I0009 Alice and had issue.

1c I0010 John Bomford b 1714 (see notes on next two entries), m I1273 Hannah Wright in 1725 and had a son. 

1d I1274 John b c1728 (note: the father would have been 14 when his son was born if these dates are correct)

2c I1268 Hannah b c1704 (note: I0008 John Bomford, Hannah's father, would have been 18 when Hannah was born if this date is correct, and even younger when his first son, Hannah's elder brother I0010 John, was born.)

3c I1269 William b c1706

4c I1270 Elizabeth b c1710

5c I1271 Ralph b c1714, m I1275 Mary --- Rose ---, and had issue.

1d I1276 John b c1738, m I1283 Sarah ---, and had a daughter.

1e I1284 Nancy b c1764

2d I1277 William b c1741, m I1285 Hannah ---, and had issue.

1e I1286 William b c1764

2e John b c 1766 dy

3e I1287 John b c1770 m I1300 Mary ---, and had issue.

1f I1301 Nancy b c1792

2f I1302 Hannah b c1794

3f Elizabeth b c1798

4f I1303 Elizabeth b c1805

5f I1304 John b c1805

6f I1305 Sarah b c1807

7f I1306 Maria b c1809

8f I1307 Marianne b c1811

9f I1308 Zachariah b c1813, m I1329 Mary ---, and had issue.

1g I1330 Mary b c1832, d 1899

2g I1331 John b c1834

3g I1332 Lucy b c1846

4g I1333 Emma b c1854

4e I1288 James b c1777

5e I1289 Mary b c1779, m I1299 Thomas Page

6e I1290 Sarah b c1782

2d I1278 Thomas b c1743, m I1291 Margaret Bayley, and had issue.

1e I1292 Thomas b c1777, m I1309 Mary Lowe

2e I1293 George b c1780, m I1310 Ann ---, and had issue.

1f Maria b c1807, d 1809

2f John b c1809, dy

3f I1311 Maria b c1811

4f I1312 John b c1813

5f I1313 Edward Shore b c1816

6f I1314 Marianne b 1820

3e I1294 Mary

3d Benjamin b c1754, dy

4d I1279 Benjamin b c1757 m I1295 Katherine, and had issue.

1e I1296 William b c1782 m I1315 Elizabeth ---, and had issue.

1f I1316 James b c1809

2f I1317 Maria b c1811

3f I1318 Samuel b c1813 m I1324 Theresa ---, and had a daughter.

1g I1325 Theresa b c1849

4f I1319 William b c1815 m I1326 Mary ---, and had two sons.

1g I1327 Samuel b c1832

2g I1328 William b c1833

5f I1320 Thomas b c1818

6f I1321 Joseph b c1821

7f I1322 John b c1823

8f I1323 Benjamin b c1826

2e I1297 James b c1792

3e I1298 Mary b c1794

4e Maria b c1807, dy?

5d I1280 Mary b c1761

6d I1281 Martha b c1761

7d I1282 Edward b c1765

6c I1272 Joseph b c1716

7c Thomas b c1719, dy

8c I0011 Thomas Bomford, b 1721 d 1759; m Ann ---, and had two sons.

1d William b c1744

2d Joseph b c1746

2a I0005 Thomas Bomford b 1659 d 1727 at Wyre, of whom below.

 

 

The younger son, I0005 Thomas Bomford, of Wyre, b 1659, d 1727 at Wyre m I0013 Catherine, and had issue. All of Thomas' descendants came from a search of the IGI (the International Genealogical Index, made available by the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on the internet at http://www.familysearch.org), plus a bit of guesswork as to marriages.

1a I0014 John Bomford, b 1691, d 1767 m 5 Feb 1714 at Fladbury I0016 Susanna Quarrall (?= Susanna Quarrell, daughter of George Quarrell, christened 8 Sep 1693 at Wick near Pershore?), and had issue.

1b I0989 John Bomford, b 1717, d 2 Aug 1758 buried at Fladbury

2b I0990 Hannah Bomford, b 1718 (christened 21 Aug 1718 at Wyre Piddle)

3b I0991 Thomas Bomford, b 1719, m I0995 Sarah, and had issue.

1c I0996 Thomas Bomford, b 1748, m I0997 Ann, and had issue.

1dI0998 Susanna Bomford, b 1771

2d I0999 John Bomford, b 1772

3d I1000 Thomas Bomford, b 1775

4d I1001 Bentley Bomford, b 1778, m I1004 Martha, and had issue.

1e I1005 Thomas Bomford, b 1803

2e I1006 Ann Bomford, b 1806

5d I1002 William Bomford, b 1787

6d I1003 Joseph Bomford, b 1790

4b I0992 Susanna Bomford, b 1721

5b I0993 Emma Bomford, b 1725, d 24 Oct 1753 buried at Fladbury

6b I0994 Bentley Bomford, b 1726, d 1781

2a I0015 Thomas Bomford b 1693 at Wyre, d Wyre, buried at Pershore, of whom below.

 

 

The younger son, I0015 Thomas Bomford, b 1693 at Wyre, d Wyre, buried at Pershore, m (m040331) 24 May 1724 at Throckmorton I0017 Elizabeth Heming, b Atch Lench, d Wyre buried at Pershore. They had seven children. The house where Thomas lived in Wyre has now disappeared. He and Elizabeth were buried at Pershore Baptist Chapel, but the grave is lost. Early chapel records no longer exist. He might have been born about 1702. There is an IGI entry for the marriage of Thomas Bomford and Elizabeth Heming of Atch Lench on 24 May 1724, at Throckmorton. Elizabeth's parents had 'The Firs' farm at Atch Lench. As the only child, the farm passed to her and eventually to her son Heming. 'Mrs Heming' is recorded as having made a contribution to the funds of the Pershore Baptist Chapel in 1725. This is the earliest recorded instance of a family member making a financial contribution to the Baptist cause. She was probably Elizabeth's mother, widow of John Heming (d 1713), copyholder of the manor of Atch Lench, who lived at 'The Firs'. Elizabeth inherited the copyhold, which passed to her son Heming. Lords of the manor were the Dean and Chapter of Westminster Abbey.

1a I0018 Elizabeth Bomford, b 12 Jun 1726 at Wyre. c074851

2a Susanna c 1727 d 1754, m Francis Wagstaff in 1747

3a I0019 Mary Bomford, b 9 Oct 1727 at Wyre

4a I0020 Thomas Bomford, b 2 Feb 1732 at Wyre, d 23 Oct 1798 at Wyre, m I0024 Mary Wagstaff, b 1748, d 4 Jun 1805 at Wyre, and had issue. (A Thomas Bomford m a Mary Stone 14 Jun 1763 at Pirton (m046131) which fits with the birth of daughter Mary in c1764; Mary Wagstaff b 1748 would have been 15 in 1763 and c16 in c1764 when daughter Mary was born).  Probate record for Mary Bomford.

1b I1348 Mary b c1764 (c074851), m I1349 William Cole (m074851)

2b I1350 Susanna b c1766, m I1352 Richard Smith (or perhaps m I1351 William Smith - see the probate record) on 4 Apr 1793

3b I1353 Ann b c1768, m I1354 James Wagstaff 11 Nov 1794

4b I1357 Thomas b c1771, dy

5b I1355 Hannah, b c1773.  Hannah is known from the probate record, which includes 'To my Daughter Hannah I Give the sum of two hundred pounds 100£ part of which is a legacy given to her by late Husband Will'.  It is not clear whether the 'late husband' is Hannah's mother Mary's late husband (Thomas), or whether 'Will' is the name of Hannah's late husband (I1356 William), or if 'Will' is just an artifact of poor transcription in the Probate office.

6b I0025 William Bomford, b 14 Jun 1776 at Wyre, d 17 Nov 1835 buried at Fladbury, m (m040191) 1 Sep 1801 at Elmley Castle (Fladbury?) I0983 Eleanor Summers, b 8 Jun 1776, d 4 Mar 1864 at Wyre buried at Fladbury, and had children.

1c William b c1802 (c074851)

2c I0035 Thomas Bomford, b 16 Apr 1804 at Wyre, d 14 Sep 1862 at Wyre, m (m074851) 15 Apr 1835 at Wyre I0949 Mary Howse, b 1806 at Wyre, d 10 May 1858, and had issue.

1d I0950 William Bomford, b 10 May 1836 at Wyre, d 9 Dec 1869 at Wyre

2d I0951 Emma Bomford, b 10 Jul 1838 at Wyre, d 1861, m at Wyre I0953 Henry East, b 1830, d 17 Dec 1872 at Pebworth

3d I0952 Thomas Martin Bomford, b 13 Apr 1842 at Wyre (c074852), d 14 Nov 1861 at Wyre

3c I0036 Jane Bomford, b 3 May 1806 at Wyre, d 24 Feb 1870 at Little Alne buried at Alcester Baptist Church, m 26 Sep 1840 at Wyre I0948 John Davis

4c I0037 William Bomford, b 1808, d 1811

5c I0038 I0730 Mary Bomford, b 4 Oct 1808, d 29 Jan 1848 buried at Evesham Baptist Church, m 6 Jun 1833 at Wyre I0947 I0055 John Bomford, b 1811, d 1854 at Evesham

6c I0039 I0736 Anne Bomford, b 2 Nov 1810, d 30 Apr 1852 at Dodderhill nr Droitwich buried at Pershore Baptist Church, m 24 Oct 1838 I0946 I0060 Jacob Bomford

7c I0040 I0737 Susannah Bomford, b 25 Aug 1812, d 1893, m I0945 I0062 Benjamin Bomford, b 1820. Little Alne.

8c I0041 I0258 William Stone Bomford, b 14 Aug 1814 at Wyre (c074852) buried at Powick, m I0938 I0107 Katherine Ann Bomford, b 1828 at Atch Lench, and had issue.

1d I0939 William James Bomford, b 26 Oct 1851 at Wyre. Unmarried

2d I0940 Benjamin Bomford, b Pershore, dy

3d I0941 Frank Oliver Bomford, b 1854 at Pershore, d 8 Jun 1924 (probate) at Leigh Sinton, near Malvern, m 1900 I0944 Someone, said by Bruce to be 'his second cousin, also a Bomford, aunt to James' father at Springhill'. None of EGCB's aunts is possible. Kim Bomford's tree (as at 2005) records this 'Someone' as Edith Wenden London. Probate records for Frank Oliver Bomford indicate his widow was Edith Bomford.  An Edith Bomford of Malvern is recorded separately in probate as dying as a widow on 8 Jun 1935: probate was granted to Sydney Evans.  No children.  For a case involving land in which it appears this Frank Oliver Bomford was a co-defendant, see papers Pl E15/2/3 in the Portland (London) Collection: Catalogue of Deeds and Documents from the Estates of the Dukes of Portland, 1304-1933.

4d I0942 Edward Bomford, b 1847 at Pershore, dunm

5d I0943 Catherine Mary Bomford, b 1861 at Pershore, dunm 1899. Lived at Brush Farm, Callow, Worcs.

9c I0042 Eleanor Bomford, b 31 Aug 1816 at Wyre, d 24 Oct 1872 at Morpeth, Northumberland, m 4 Jun 1844 at Pershore Baptist Church I0043 (Rev?) Ayre William

10c I0044 Charles Bomford (twin), b 9 Nov 1818 at Wyre, d 10 Jun 1883 at Ruberry Asylum, Birmingham. Charles was certified insane and became an inmate of a private asylum in Droitwich in about 1841. He died a pauper patient in Ruberry Lunatic Asylum.

11c I0045 James Bomford (twin), Dr, b 9 Nov 1818 at Wyre, d 1898 at Oxford m(1) 1851 I0905 Letitia Emily Crause, b 1818 at London, d Oxford, and had children. Became MRCS in 1844. In 1847 he was living in Loughborough Road, Brixton, working as a GP. In 1854 they were living in Woodstock, where he was Medical Officer. He was on the Medical Register from 1859 to 1873. He was a successful GP in Banbury Road, Oxford. By 1875 his address was Wood View, Iffley or Iffrey Road, Cowley, Oxford. In 1881 he was a land proprietor; on his death certificate he was a surgeon.

1d I0907 Katherine Letitia Bomford or Catherine Letitia Phillipa Bomford (probate), dunm 9 Feb 1874

2d I0908 Woodburn James Bomford, Rev, b 17 Aug 1854, d 1897 (suicide) m 19 Apr 1883 I0910 Katharine Johnson (of Lancashire), b 26 Dec 1858, d 12 Sep 1925 (probate) buried at Woodmansterne, Surrey, and had issue. He was educated at Magdalen College School, then Queens College for BA (1877), MA (1887). Ordained in Caterham in June 1885. Bought Homefield School, Sutton, in 1868. After his death in 1897 or 8, Katharine kept the school going and it was still in business in the 1970s.Lived in City Road, Middlesex, in 1881. He committed suicide by swallowing acid. It is said that Katherine tried to make it look like hanging, but with the acid in his stomach the body broke in half. Katherine retired and sold Homefield School in 1912, by which time it was the best preparatory school in Sutton.

1e I0911 Maurice Crause Bomford, b 18 Feb 1884 at Kensington, d 25 Feb 1936 (probate)buried at Woodmansterne, Surrey, m 4 Feb 1911 at St Mary Abbots, Kensington I0920 Pleasance Enid Johnson, b 29 Jun 1887 at Kensington, d Jun 1968 at Abbots Langley, Herts buried at St Mary's Wimbledon, and had issue.  In his mother's probate documents Maurice is described as 'retired commander, RN'.

1f  I0921 Katherine Jeanette Bomford, b 2 Sep 1912, d 10 Sep 1996 at Wimbledon, m 9 Apr 1937 at Foots Cray, Kent, I1207 Richard Knight Evans, b 14 Feb 1909 at Edinburgh, d 4 Aug 1992 buried at St Marys, Wimbledon

2f I0922 Mary Elizabeth Bomford, b 9 Feb 1915 at Worcester Rd, Sutton, Surrey, d 30 Jul 1990 at Pen Selwood, Somerset, m 13 Mar 1937 I1208 Kenneth Frank Leslie Farnfield ARIBA, b 21 Sep 1910, d 9 Jun 1986 at Kinlochewe, Scotland, ashes scattered on Ben Eighe

3f I0923 Philippa Margaret Bomford, b 15 Jan 1919 at Holland Park, d 13 Dec 1996 at Popley, nr Basingstoke

2e I0912 Katherine Edith Monica Bomford, known as Connie, b 8 Jan 1886 at Holland Park, d 1978 at Hoylake, Cheshire m 24 Jun 1920 I0919 Arthur Sainsbury. Returned from Dresden in 1909 to teach French, drawing (Graham Sutherland was a pupil), music and dancing at Homefield school.

3e I0913 Gertrude Margeurite (Margie) Bomford, b 8 Mar 1887, d Jan 1977 at Epping, m 1926 I0918 Robert Welford Leamon, b 15 Jul 1890 at Wormly, Herts, d Dec 1969 at Epping

4e I0914 Florence Dorothy (Dordy) Bomford, b 12 Oct 1888 at Holland Park, d 1966

5e I0915 Letitia Constance Joan Bomford, b 12 Jul 1881 [1891?] at Holland Park, d 1978, m 6 May 1916 at Sutton, Surrey I0917 David James Williamson, Dr, b 26 Aug 1881 at Calcutta, d 1963

6e I0916 Herbert James Powell Bomford, known as Jimmy, b 7 Jan 1896 at Homefield, Sutton, Surrey, d 26 Mar 1979 at Bloomfield Terrace, London m(1) I0985 Elizabeth Smith, known as Libber, d 1977; m(2) Elizabeth's sister I0984 Brenda Jane Smith, d 1976; m(3) 31 May 1923 I0924 Molly Iago, b 5 Mar 1899, d 1977 at St Thomas Hospital buried at Sutton, Surrey, and with her had issue. Divorced 1938. Educated at Homefield school and Epsom College. Served in the Artists' Rifles, then in the RFC, as a navigator photographer. Farmed briefly in South Africa. Married Moll, lived in Carshalton, three boys born. He joined Wedd Jefferson in the stock exchange. He was into: amateur radio; outboard motor boat racing, winning all the major trophies in Europe; a Bentley tourer; and yacht racing. He bought a 1000 ton four masted schooner, followed by several other large craft. Speculated in property in Banstead in the late 1930s. In the war he bought 2000 acres in Wiltshire, farmed it and employed Johnny Morris as Manager. Collected impressionist paintings with the aid of Derain. Later, Henry Moore, Sutherland, Ben Nicholson. Some of this collection was given to the Swindon Art Gallery. In the early 1950s he had about 12 Francis Bacon versions of 'The Screaming Pope', later sold. In the early 1960s he sold the farms and moved to London. Collected Persian Bronzes, which were given to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. He also collected ancient glass, which went to the Bristol Museum, with additions from the Bomford Trust.

1f I0925 Richard James Bomford, b 16 Jun 1925 at Sutton, Surrey m(1) 1950 at Johannesburg, South Africa, I0929 Juliana van Wyck and had two daughters.

1g I0932 Daniele Bomford, b 1951 at Johannesburg

2g I0931 Chevron Bomford, b 1952 at Johannesburg

1f I0925 Richard James m(2) Aug 1956 I0930 Joan, b 10 Apr 1930, and had a daughter.

1g I0933 Joanne Bomford, b 1958

2f I0926 John Powell Bomford, Dr, b 31 Oct 1927 at Homefield, Sutton, Surrey m(1) 25 Feb 1950 at London I0934 Jean Elizabeth Metcalfe, b 11 Mar 1931, and had issue. Educated Broadstairs School, then Sherborne. MB, MRCPsych London University. National service RAMC, including the Malayan Emergency; came out as Captain. Emigrated to Australia 1964. Psychiatrist Superintendent at Bendigo Psychiatric Centre, 1964-88.

1g I0935 Nicholas John Bomford, b 13 May 1952 at Warwick Square, London. Educated Woodcote Valley, Downside, Gordonstoun, Geelong Grammar, Bendigo High. BA Melbourne University. Career in journalism, including the Bendigo Gazette and the Herald Sun, where he was sub-editor (1995). Married 12 May 1973 at Bendigo, Victoria, Australia I0986 Janette Margaret Smithson, b 27 Jan 1953 at Bendigo. University of Melbourne BA, Dip Ed. Monash University MA. Teacher, historian and author.

2g I0937 Nancy Madeleine Bomford, b 5 Mar 1960 at Purley, m 9 Feb 1991 at Newlyn I0987 Timothy Gordon Osborne, b 25 Aug 1961

2f I0926 John Powell m(2) 17 Mar 1979 at Warragul, Victoria, Australia, I0936 Nancy Clare Anderson, b 4 Nov 1936. Nancy was a teacher of deaf children in Bendigo, then taught in Papua New Guinea for 11 years. Moved into leadership development and adult training. Special expertise in human relations, assertiveness training and trauma counselling. She became Victorian Moderator of the Uniting Church of Australia in 1992.

3f I0927 Gillian Bomford, b 22 Nov 1929 at Sutton, Surrey, m 3 Nov 1956 at Sutton, Surrey I0928 Alastair Gavin Hamilton, known as Peter, Lt Cdr RN, b 7 Sep 1922. Peter and Gillian had three children.

3d I0909 Percy Bomford, d South Africa

11c I0045 James Bomford m(2) I0906 Katherine

7b I0026 Thomas Bomford, b 1779 at Wyre, d 13 Jun 1841 at Hinton m(1) 23 Jul 1801 at Wyre I0046 Jane Summers, b 1780, d 1805, and had issue.

1c I0047 Thomas Bomford, b 1802 at Wyre, d 1849, m 1827 I0066 E. L. Lamprett (known as Ann?), d 1855, and had children.

1d I0067 Mary Bomford, b c1830, dy

2d I0068 Thomas Bomford, b 1832 at Bricklehampton, d 1910 at Drakes Broughton, m(1) I0073 1882 L Bayliss, b 1838 at Charlton Kings, Glos (no children); m(2) I0072 Emma Kirby, b 1838 probably d 13 Mar 1925 (probate) and had issue. The 1881 census shows him as farmer, 52 acres, Drakes Broughton, Worcs. Employed 1 boy, 8 children at home.

1e I0854 Gertrude Annie Bomford, b 1858 at Bricklehampton, m 1895 I0882 Thomas Westwood

2e I0853 Thomas Reginald (Adolphus?) Bomford, b 1860 at Bricklehampton, d 1949, m 1887 I0883 Leonora Best, b 1862, d 1963, and had issue. Lived(?) at Barrol Road, Aston, Hereford.

1f I0884 Gertrude Annie Bomford, b 1889, d 1931

2f I0885 Thomas Reginald Bomford, b 1891, d 1973 at Allesborough Farm, Pershore, m 1922 I0897 Marjorie Williams, and had issue.

1g I0898 Thomas Edward Bomford, b 1924 at Allesborough Farm, Pershore, d 1951 in a riding accident.

2g I0899 Patrick John Antony Bomford or Patrick John Anthony, known as John, JP, b 1927 at Allesborough Farm, Pershore, m(1) 1955 I0902 Patricia Brenton, b 1928, and had issue. Has remarried. Sheep farmer at Allesborough Farm, Pershore.

1h I0903 Marjorie Susan Bomford, b 1957, m 1979 I1206 Julian Michael Cooke

2h I0904 Elizabeth Sarah Bomford, b 1959

3g I0900 Ann(e) Bomford, b Allesborough Farm, Pershore, m 1955 I0901 Ingham B Staight

3f I0886 Mary Leonora Bomford, b 1893, m 1927 I0896 A B Dunstan

4f I0887 Dorothy Bomford, b 1895, d 1897

5f I0895 James Oliver Bomford, b 1897, dy

6f I0888 Benjamin Hender Bomford, b 1898, d Bromsgrove, m 1926 I0892 M Irene Simpson, d 1926, and had a daughter.

1g I0893 Margaret Bomford, b 1929 at Bromsgrove, m I0894 Trevor Burgess

7f I0889 Raymond Bradshaw Bomford, b 1901, d 1974 at Stoulton

8f I0890 Phyllis Joan Bomford, b 1904, m 1947 I0891 D J Browning, Dr, b 1885, d 1972

3e I0855 Frederick Henry Bomford, b 1862 at Bricklehampton, d 1910, m 1889 I0878 Elizabeth Bridgwood, lived at Aston Warwick, and had issue.

1f I0879 Frederick Clarence Bomford, b 1889, d 1907

2f I0880 Marion Bomford, b 1892

3f I0881 Olive Lillian Bomford, b 1895

4e I0856 Avery Robert Bomford, b 1863 at Bricklehampton, d 1926 (or possibly 10 May 1927? - probate), m 1889 in London I0871 Sarah Sim, b 1866 in Hereford, and had issue. Station master at Walthamstow, last address 7 Orchard Road, Welling, Kent.

1f I0873 Lillian Bomford b 1890, m I1255 William Maskell and had one child, George, b 1919?. Lived at Orchard Road.

2f I0872 Avery Robert Bomford, b 11 Oct 1892 at Islington, London, d 6 June 1956 at Parkstone, Dorset m(1) I1256 Sarah (no issue); m(2) I0875 Emma Westcott (or Westcote?) and had issue. Was in the Navy, but left to join the army using the name Robert Hamilton. After the armistice he resumed his real name and married Emma.

1g Avis, d aged 9 months

2g I0876 Avery Robert Bomford, known as Bob, b 1927, d 2 April 2000, m I0877 Pearl Rose Claudina Dean, b 1926, divorced 1970.

1h I1204 Kim Bomford, b 1956, has children.

1i I1341 Alison Michelle Bomford, b 12 Nov 1971 as Michelle Bomford and adopted the additional name Alison by which she is known.  Married three times (to John Stemp, David Hurley and James Snell) and has children.

1j I1342 Dale Jonathan Hurley b 27 Nov 1990 from her first marriage

2j I1343 Ryan David Allen Hurley b 6 Aug 1993 from her second marriage

1h I1204 Kim Bomford, m 1978 I1205 Jeffrey W Neal, b 1948.  Kim and Jeff have 3 children from the marriage.

2i I1344 Kelly Jane Neal b 1979

3i I1345 Jason Robert Neal b 1981

4i I1346 Jonathan Domenico Neal b 1987

Jeffrey Neal has 3 other children: Stephanie Neal b 1966; Simon Neal b 1968; and Jeremy Neal b 1972.

3f I0874 Thomas Bomford, b 1900 or 1901, d 1963, m 1926 I1216 Emma Hancock, and had issue.

1g I1213 Miriam Bomford, b 1930, m I1212 Eric Ayres

2g I1214 Robert William Avery Bomford, known as Bob, b 1935, m I1232 Brenda Hall, and had issue.

1h I1233 Gary Bomford, b 1959

2h I1234 Neil Bomford, b 1962, m I1263 Gwynneth Bennett and had issue.

1i I1264 Victoria Bomford, b 1982

2i I1265 Hannah Bomford, b 1984

3h I1235 Stephanie Bomford, b 1963

3g I1215 George Raymond Richard Bomford, b 1927, d 1998, m 1949 I1236 Marjorie Walland, and had issue.

1h I1237 Raymond Richard Bomford, b 1953, m 1975 I1239 Lesley Chasey, and had issue.

1i I1240 Abigail Bomford, b 1980

2i I1241 Luke Bomford, b 1983

2h I1238 Martin John Bomford, b 1955, m 1977 I1242 Jean Mansfield, and had issue.

1i I1243 Jennifer Bomford b 1978

2i I1244 Trevor Bomford, b 1980

3i I1245 Mark Raymond Richard George Bomford, b 1985

5e I0857 Frank Bomford, b 1866 at Bricklehampton, d 9 Dec 1935 (probate) at Broughton, m I0868 Catherine Mabel Maud Phillips, b 1874, and had issue. He was a fruit farmer.

1f I0869 Frank Bomford or Frank Phillips Bomford (see his father's probate record), b 1895 at Broughton, m I0870 Phyllis Hogg.  Farmer.

6e I0858 Emma Bomford, b 1867 at Bricklehampton, m I0867 Frank Coomber

7e I0859 Kate Bomford, b 1869 at Bricklehampton, m I0866 W Wood

8e I0860 Lillian Mary Bomford, b 1870 at Bricklehampton, m I0865 Thomas Gordon

9e I0861 Miriam Bomford, b 1873 at Bricklehampton m(1) I0863 Staines; m(2) I0864 E Riley

10e I0862 Susan Bomford, b 1874 at Bricklehampton.  Probably unmarried and executor of her mother's will in 1925 (probate).

3d I0069 Elizabeth Bomford, b 1833, school mistress, m 1854 I0071 John Crosley (or possibly Cowley)

4d I0070 Benjamin Bomford, dy

2c I0048 Mary Bomford, b 1803, d 1820

3c I0049 Susanna Bomford, b 1804, d 1805

7b I0026 Thomas Bomford m(2) 5 Feb 1806 at Worcester I0050 Susanna Summers, b 1783, d 25 Jul 1868 at Wyre, and had issue

1c I0051 Jane Bomford, b 19 Oct 1806 at Bricklehampton, m I0052 John Gwinnet

2c I0053 Susanna Bomford, b 12 Jun 1808 at Bricklehampton, dunm

3c I0054 William Bomford, b 2 Jul 1809 at Bricklehampton, dunm

4c I0055 I0947 John Bomford, b 1811, d Oct 1854 at Evesham (probate) m(1) 6 Jun 1833 at Wyre I0730 I0038 Mary Bomford, b 4 Oct 1803, d 29 Jan 1848 buried at Evesham Baptist Church, and had issue.   John was Mayor of Evesham in 1844

1d I0731 Emily Bomford, b 1834, d 1909 (possible probate: d 6 Dec 1909 at Oxford?)

2d I0732 Ann Bomford, b 1834, dy

4c I0055 I0947 John m(2) I0733 Emma Smith and had issue

5c I0734 Clara Louisa Bomford, b 1852 at Bishampton, m I0735 J W Billings

6c I0056 Elizabeth Bomford, b 1812, d 23 May 1843 at Wyre

7c I0057 Alice Bomford (twin), b 1814, d 1820

8c I0058 Ann Bomford (twin), b 1814

9c I0059 Esau Bomford (twin), b 1816 at Hinton, d 1870 at Witney (Spirit Merchant) m I0826 Jane Snow, b 1820 at Shaftesbury, d 20 Dec 1881 at Oxford (probate) and had issue. In 1881 Jane is shown living in Kingston Road, St Giles, Oxford with William Henry (age 34) and Walter (age 24). On the birth certificate of Alfred Charles, Esau is described as a druggist.

1d I0827 William Henry Bomford, b 1847. Living in Oxford with his mother in 1881. No profession shown

2d I0828 Alfred Charles Bomford, b 12 Jan 1850 at Witney, d 13 Oct 1931 at Didsbury, Manchester, retired druggist, lived at 170 Newport Lane Burslem, m I0835 Mary Elizabeth Clegg, d 5 Mar 1943 (probate) at Didsbury, Manchester, and had issue

1e Eleanor b 1880 at Stafford

2e I0836 Alfred Roy Bomford, b 1893 at Didsbury, Manchester, d 1967 at Goostrey, m 1 Jan 1927 I0841 Emily Doris Stenton of Goostrey, b 1900 at Ancoats, d 1990, and had issue.  There is a website with photos of India and a diary, c 1900, by William George Skinner, b 15 Jul 1869, brother of I0841 Emily Doris Stenton's mother, Eliza Jane Skinner, b 29 Sep 1870.  In the 1930s Eliza lived in Goostrey, next door to Alfred and Emily and their family, and her brother Will joined her in his old age (information from I0843 Nov 2005).

1f I0842 Doris Margaret Bomford, b 1928 at Goostrey, m I1201 Gerald Brock, d Cape Town

2f I0843 .. Bomford m I0849 .. .., and had issue

1g I0850 .. Bomford m I1260.. .., and has issue, two sons and a daughter [Details of I0843, I0849 and I0850 removed 28 Nov 2005 by request of the Bomfords concerned.  Contact us with details when ready to be reinstated.]

2g I0851 James Bomford, b 1964

3f I0844 John Bomford, b 1936 at Goostrey, m Jan 1964 I0846 Patricia Mary Hancock, and had issue.

1g I0847 Andrew John Bomford, b 1964, m 1990 I1202 Catherine Hall, and had issue

1h I1203 Aimee Francesca Bomford, b 1997

2g I0848 Susan Mary Bomford, b 1966, m 1998 I1252 Tony Loynes

I0845 Michael Roy Bomford, b 1970, m I1253 Anna

3e I0837 Marjorie Bomford, b 1895, d 1977, m I0840 Norman Pointer, b 1893, d 1965

4e I0838 Kathleen Bomford, b 1899 at Didsbury, Manchester

5e I0839 Nora Bomford, b 1902 at Didsbury, Manchester, d 1934 (but see her mother's probate record: she appears to have been granted probate in 1943)

3d I0829 Arthur Bomford

4d I0830 Sidney Bomford, b 1855 at Witney, dunm 1903, struck by lightning. In 1881 he was a Farm Bailiff at Aston Cantlow.

5d I0831 Walter Bomford, b 1857 at Witney, m I0852 Someone

6d I0832 Herbert Bomford, b Witney, dunm

7d I0833 Alice Bomford, b Witney, dunm

8d I0834 Louise Bomford, b Witney, dunm

10c I0060 I0946 Jacob Bomford (twin), b 1816 at Hinton, d Hinton, m 1838 I0736 I0039 Anne Bomford, b 1811 at Wyre

11c I0061 Benjamin Bomford, b 1818, dy

12c I0062 I0945 Benjamin Bomford, b 1820, lived at Evesham Street, Alcester, d 1879 at Little Alne, m I0737 I0040 Susan Bomford, b 1812 at Wyre, d 1893, and had issue. In 1881 Susan (Susannah) was living in Alcester with Caroline, Margaret and Rosa.

1d I0819 Eleanor Bomford, dy

2d I0820 Mary Jane Bomford, dy

3d I0821 Caroline E Bomford, b 1854 at Little Alne, d 1886

4d I0822 Margaret Louisa Bomford, b 1856 at Little Alne, d 1935, m 13 Mar 1890 at Alcester I0824 Colin Crystal, Rev

5d I0823 Rosa E Bomford, b 1858 at Little Alne, m I0825 W Davis, Rev

13c I0063 Mary Bomford, b 1822, d 11 May 1846 at Wyre

14c I0064 Samuel Bomford, b 1824, d 25 Nov 1844 at Wyre

15c I0065 James Bomford, b 1825, m I0738 Emma Smith, and had issue.

1d I0809 John Alfred Bomford, b 1834, d 1875 at Warwick, m I0816 Augusta, and had issue.

1e I0817 Gertrude Bomford. Died in a car accident.

2e I0818 Bertha Bomford

2d I0810 Fanny Bomford, dy

3d I0811 Ann Mary Bomford, b c1842, d 1928, m I0815 Henry Cross

4d I0812 Susan Bomford, b c1845, d 1894, m 1873 I0814 Edward Oliver

5d I0813 Willie Bomford, dy

6d I1358 Emily Bomford, b c1848 d 1909

8b I0027 Elizabeth Bomford, b 1782, m I0729 George Ceale (?), or m 13 Feb 1800 I1349 Benjamin Gibbs (from the probate record).

5a I0021 Ebenezer Bomford, b 1736, d 1823, m 30 Dec 1760 at Birlingham I1231 Mary Trebell

6a I0022 Anna Bomford, b 1737

7a I0023 Heming Bomford, b 1739 at Wyre, d 1828 at Atch Lench buried at Evesham Cowl Street BC m Mar 1769 I0028 Elizabeth Chellingworth, b 1743 at Sambourne, d 1827 at Atch Lench buried at Evesham Cowl Street Baptist Chapel, and had issue. Heming farmed at 'The Firs', Atch Lench, building up the holding to include most of what was the manor of Atch Lench. On his retirement he moved with Elizabeth to the small cottage which was to become 'The Manse'. He instructed his sons Joseph and Thomas to build a chapel on the land adjoining his cottage; this they did and the chapel was opened in 1829, the year after his death. Heming and Elizabeth were buried at Evesham Cowl Street Baptist Chapel, but the grave and stone were lost when the graveyard was 'tidied up' in the 1950s.

1b I0029 John Bomford, b 1770, d October 1854 (probate) at Westmancote, m I0074 Dobbins, and had issue. John farmed at Westmancote. 

1c I0075 John Bomford, d Worcester, m I0765 Someone, perhaps Mary Ann Dean in 1815, and had issue.  [But see also Other Bomfords, item 10, for another, so far unplaced, Bomford lineage of about this time that also involves a family comprising a John, an Alice and a Richard, children of a Thomas Bomford b 1805 m 20 Oct 1831a Hannah Keen b 1811, and lived at Stretton on Foss.]

1d I0766 John Bomford, m I0773 Mary Print, and had issue.

1e I0774 Thomas Bomford m I0805 Someone, and had two sons.

1f I0806 Henry Bomford, d 7 Apr 1918. Henry served in the 1st battalion, the Buffs (East Kent Regiment). His grave is in the Ontario Cemetery, Sains-les Marquion, 259, 2 Grave lll.C.15

2f I0807 another son

2e I0775 William Bomford, m I0808 Someone

3e I0776 Alice Bomford

4e I0777 Joseph Richard Bomford, b 1867, d 1936 at Brailes, m I0780 Ada Bryan (or Ada Taylor?) and had issue.

1f I0781 Kathleen May Bomford, m 1954 I0786 R G Pearson

2f I0782 Gerald Bomford, b 1899, d 1921

3f I0783 Frederick Bomford, dy, b 1898, d 1899

4f I0784 Cyril Bomford, b 1900, d 1961, m I0787 Irene Caudwell, and had issue

1g I0792 Philip Raymond Bomford, Major, of Abingdon, b 28 Sep 1927, m I0793 Daphne Lepage and had a son.

1h I0794 Stephen Bomford, b 30 Aug 1957

2g I0788 Christine Mary Bomford, b 23 Dec 1929, m 1952 I0800 Bruce Ross

3g I0789 Gerald Bomford, b 13 Mar 1933, m I0797 Gloria and had issue. I (PHB?) spoke to her in 2001. She was living in Faringdon. She told me that Gerald was living in Leicester.

1h I0798 Ann Geraldine Bomford, b 1962

2h I0799 Jacqueline Anne Helen Bomford, b 1961

4g  I0790 Rinah Bomford, b 1936, m I0796 David Wall

5g  I0791 Richard Brian Bomford, b 1941, m I0795 Valerie Anne Hoff, b 1941 at Jersey

5f I0785 Raymond Bomford, b 1903, d 1991 at Drayton, m 1940 I0801 Margaret Evans, and had issue.

1g I0802 John Raymond Bomford, b 1943. Not married (2001).

2g I0803 Anne Elizabeth Bomford, b 1945, m 1966 I0804 Leonard William Herring. Divorced 2001. Anne has two children. She lives in Torbay and is a keen horsewoman..

5e I0778 Lucy Bomford, b 1860, d 1935, m I0779 Love

2d I0767 Alice Bomford, m I0772 Griffin

3d I0768 Richard Bomford, d Stretton on the Fosse, m? I0769 Hannah, b 1812 at Stretton on the Fosse. Hannah, then aged 69, is shown in the 1881 census living in Stretton minus Richard, and I have assumed the relationship. Two girls are described as grandchildren:

        1f I0770 Elizabeth Bomford, b 1867 at Grose Hill, Gloucester,

        2f I0771 Anne Bomford, b 1874 at Dorn, Gloucester

2c I0076 Mary Bomford, dy or d 1875.  Mary's younger brother I0079 James was born in 1810 so Mary cannot have died young in 1875 or there were two Marys, one who died young and the other who lived to 1875.  There is a  probate record for 'BOMFORD, Mary, of parish of Longdon, Worcester, spinster, died 4th December 1875 at Longdon.  Probate Worcester to James BOMFORD of Longdon, farmer, brother ...'.

3c I0077 I0669 Martha Bomford, m 1821 I0752 I0081 Thomas Bomford

4c I0078 Thomas Bomford, b c 1801 at Westmancote, d 7 April 1882 at Hereford (probate), m 1 Jul 1828 at Kemerton I0753 Elizabeth Hatch b c1811at Stoke Orchard, Glocestershire, and had issue. Lived at Church Lench, Wors.  The 1861 Census records BOMFORD, Thomas head of household, married male age 60 corn dealer employing 3 men b Westmancote, Worcestershire; BOMFORD, Elizth wife married female age 50 b Stoke Orchard Gloucestershire; BOMFORD, Julia daughter age 8 scholar b Hereford; LEE, Ellen daughter married age 32 ship broker's wife b Roberton Gloucestershire; PEAK, Rose Ann servant unmarried female age 19 servant b East Dean Gloucestershire (RG number: RG09, Piece: 1820, Folio: 31, Page: 7, Registration District: Hereford,  Sub District: 4, Hereford City Enumeration District: 7G, Ecclesiastical Parish: Hereford, Civil Parish: St Peters, Municipal Borough: Hereford, Address: Commercial Street, St Peters, Hereford).

1d I0754 Ellen Bomford, b c1829 at Roberton, Gloucestershire (1861 census, above), m 8 Dec 1859 at Hereford I0764 James Lee, ship broker.  Peter Bomford's family tree has Ellen as the 6th child, born in 1836.  Kim Bomford's tree has Ellen the first born, in 1828.

2d I0755 Rosa Bomford, b 1830, m 22 Mar 1855 at Hereford I0763 Edwin Smith.  Kim Bomford's tree has Rosa as the fourth child, b 1834.

3d I0759 Henry Bomford, b 1831, dy

4d I0756 Elizabeth Bomford m(1) I0761 Walter Reid; m(2) I0762 Finch.  Kim Bomford's tree has Elizabeth as the fifth born, no date.

5d I0758 Charles Bomford, b 1836, dy.   Kim Bomford's tree has Charles the second born, in 1830.

6d I0757 Julia Bomford, b c1853 in Hereford (1861 census, above), m I0760 R Lee. Peter Bomford's family tree has Julia as the fourth born child, no date.  Kim Bomford's tree has Julia the sixth born, no date.

5c I0079 James Bomford, b 1810 at Westmancote, d Longdon, m(1) I0739 Catherine Ann Beckett, and had issue. In 1881 he was widowed, living with his son Hemming at Pipers End, Longdon, near Evesham, Wors.

1d I0740 Juliana Bomford, b 1841 at Westmancote, d 1856 at Westmancote

2d I0741 Catherine Bomford, b Westmancote m(1) I0750 Freeman; m(2) I0751 Caleb Griffiths

3d I0742 Hemming Bomford, b 1845 at Westmancote, m I0749 Alice Best, b 1845 at Queenhill, probably d 26 Apr 1908 at Milton Batch, Northbury, Shropshire (probate).

4d I0743 James Bomford, m I0744 Emily Jane Barnett at Holy Cross Pershore, and had issue.

1e I0745 Frank Bomford

2e I0746 Annie Bomford

3e I0747 one more Bomford

5c I0079 James m(2) I0748 Elizabeth Ann, d 1872

2b I0030 Heming Bomford m(1) I0080 Ellie Pinnock, b 1775, d 1809, and had issue.

1c Ely b 26 Nov 1797

2c I0083 Sarah Bomford, b 1798, d 1804

3c Elizabeth b 29 Mar 1800 (c093941)

4c I0082 Heming Bomford, b 1801, d 1882 at Feckenham (Astwood Bank), m (m035302) 8 Aug 1829 I0593 Maria Hollington, b 1802, d 1880, and had issue.  A grocer, High Street, Feckenham.

1d I0594 Ambrose Hollington Bomford, b 1843, d 1860 at Feckenham (Astwood Bank)

2d I0595 William Hollington Bomford, b 16 Dec 1829 at Feckenham m 1 May 1867 at St Martins, Birmingham, I0596 Elizabeth Mary Perkins, b 1846 at Feckenham, and had issue. In the 1881 census he is a cab proprietor, living at Tookeys Farm, Astwood Bank. From his age at this time, he was born about 1831. In 1881, father Heming, 80, widowed, was living with them.

1e I0660 Ambrose Bomford, b 1868

2e I0661 Bertha Bomford, b 1872

3e I0662 Harry James Bomford, b 1873, d 1944, m I1159 Florence Charlotte Green, b 1880, d 1964, and had issue.

1f I1160 Gladys Ruth Bomford, b 1916, m I1162 Grenville Kiddle, b 1910

2f I1161 William Harry Bomford, who changed his name to Paul William Henry Bomford (known as Paul) (information from his son Stephen, email) b 1912 (Stephen says b 19 Sep 1919, at Portsmouth) m(1) I1163 Jean Lawes and had issue.  Paul died in Portsmouth.

1g I1336 Denise Bomford, b 1952

2g I1165 Clive Bomford, b 1957

2f I1161 William Harry Bomford m(2) I1164 Linda Beach, and had further issue.

3g I1167 Stephen Bomford, b 30 May 1966 in Portsmouth.

4e I0663 Herman Bomford, b 1876, dunm in an accident in Canada

5e I0664 William Hollington Bomford, b 1878

6e I0665 Benjamin Bomford, b 1881

7e I0666 Kate Bomford, b 1882, d 1964 in Canada, m I0668 Figgures

8e I0667 Richard Bomford, b 1884

5c I0081 Thomas Bomford, b 20 Dec 1802, d Westmancote, m (m010723) 1821 at St Martins in Birmingham I0669 I0077 Martha Bomford, and had issue.

1d I0670 Thomas Bomford, b 1826, m (m046181) 1846 I0709 Ellen Becket, d 1851

2d I0671 Mary Bomford, dy

3d I0672 John Bomford, b 1828, m 1849 I0720 Mary Anne Chandler and had issue.

1e I0721 Alfred Heming Bomford, b 1850, d from an accident in 1886

4d I0673 James Bomford, d 1913 in Gippsland, Australia m 1869 in Victoria I0711 Susan Inder Napper, b 1849 at East Lambrook, Somerset, d 1929, and had issue. James ran a grocery shop in Gippsland.

1e I0712 Mary Helena Bomford, b 1870 at Stratford, Victoria, d 1965, m I0954 Alfred Napper

2e I0713 Alma Evalind Bomford, b 1871 at Stratford, Victoria, d 1959 at Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, m 1897 in Victoria I0955 Charles Walden, b 1868, d 1927

3e I0714 Walter James Napper Bomford, b 1872 at Stratford, Victoria, dunm 1940 at Melbourne, Victoria. Was in WW1. Enlisted in Melbourne. Gave mother as next of kin.

4e I0715 Thomas Heming Bomford, b 1869 at Stratford, Victoria, d 1958 in Western Australia, m 1900 I0956 Elizabeth Anne Don, b 1883 in Western Australia, d 1975, and had issue.

1f I1031 James Gordon Bomford, b 1908 in Western Australia, m I1038 Mavis Wooledge, b 1916 in Western Australia, and had issue.  Mavis m(2) Charles H Clarke.

1g I1039 Fae Lorraine Bomford, b 1936 in Western Australia, m I1042 Wilfred George Johnson, b 1935 in Western Australia and had issue.

1h I1041 Kim Bomford, b 1954 in Western Australia, m I1047 Kerry Anne Cougan, b 1955 in Victoria, and had a son.

1i I1048 Aaron Johnson Bomford, b 1984 in Western Australia

2g I1040 James Lawrence Peter Bomford, known as Peter, b 1935, m I1043 Margaret Alice Ride, b 1942 in Western Australia, and had issue.

1h I1044 Wayne Peter Bomford, b 1961 in Western Australia

2h I1045 Trevor John Bomford, b 1963 in Western Australia

3h I1046 Kylie Margaret Bomford b 1965 in Western Australia

3g 2f I1032 Thomas Francis Bomford, b 1910 in Western Australia, d 1999 m(1) 1933 I1049 Nancy (or possibly Annie?) Griffin, b 1912 in Western Australia, d 1984, and had issue.

1h I1050 Graham John Bomford, b 1935 in Western Australia, m I1051 Anne Campbell, b 1939 in Western Australia, and had issue.

1i I1052 Russell Mitchell Bomford, b 1972 in Western Australia

2f I1032 Thomas Francis m(2) 1986 I1211 Iris Thornhill

3f I1033 Isabel Lillian Bomford, b 1909 in Western Australia, d 1952 in Western Australia, m I1073 Raymond Shields

4f I1034 Francis Gordon Bomford b 1913 in Victoria, d 1989 in Western Australia, m I1053 Doris Williams (or possibly Bennett), b 1912, and had issue.

1g I1054 Jeanette Frances Bomford, b 1941 in Western Australia, m I1058 J Horrocks

2g I1055 Frank Maxwell Bomford, b 1943 m(1) I1060 Maureen Powe, and had issue.

1h I1061 Leanne Bomford, b 1965 in Western Australia

2h I1062 Stephen Bomford, b 1963 in Western Australia

2g I1055 Frank Maxwell m(2) I1063 Kerry Margaret Kimber, and had issue.

1h I1064 Craig Bomford, b 1982 in Western Australia

2h I1065 Brendan Bomford, b 1984 in Western Australia

3g I1056 Kaye Maxine Bomford, b 1944, m I1059 D Gordon Turner, b 1944 in New Zealand

4g I1057 Ronald Gary Bomford, b 1936 in Western Australia, m I1066 Rhonda Elsie Harrop, b 1951 in Western Australia,and had issue.

1h I1067 Ryan Luke Bomford, b 1975 in Western Australia

2h I1068 Adam Ronald Bomford, b 1978 in Western Australia

3h I1069 Andrew Lee Bomford, b 1975 (?) in Western Australia

5f I1035 Netta Bomford, b 1916, m I1070 Arthur Gravell, d Melbourne, Victoria

6f I1036 Hazel Bomford, b 1922, m I1071 James Cattell

7f I1037 Shirley Bomford, b 1929, m I1072 Ian Wood, b 1929

5e I0716 Susan Netta Bomford, b 1875, d 1877

6e I0717 William Charles Bomford, b 1878 at Stratford, Victoria, Australia d 1959 at Box Hill, Victoria, m 1900 in Victoria I0957 Elizabeth Ann Brooks, b 1881, d 15 Aug 1957 at Box Hill, Victoria, and had issue.

1f I1074 William Henry Bomford, b 1901, d 1959 at Mitcham, Victoria, m 1924 in Victoria I1086 Florence Louise (May?) Cooke, b 1901, d 1970, and had issue.

1g I1087 Marjorie Bomford, m I1092 Marsh

2g I1088 Edna May Bomford, m I1093 William John Holland

3g I1089 Lesley Florence Bomford, b 1928, d 1984, m I1091 Bill Best

4g I1090 Lynette Bomford, m I1094 Someone

2f I1075 Alfred James Bomford, b 1902 at Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, dunm 1977 at Boxhill, Victoria

3f I1076 Helena May Bomford, b 1904 at Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, m 1929 I1121 William McDonald

4f I1077 Albert Charles Bomford, b 1906 at Surrey Hills, Melbourne, Victoria, d 1977 at Donvale, Melbourne, Victoria, m 1930 in Victoria I1095 Dorothy Allen, and had issue.

1g Andera or Andew

2g I1096 Diane Linda Bomford

3g I1097 Hazel Bomford, b 1930, m I1099 Graeme Anderson

4g I1098 Dorothy May Bomford, b 1933

5f I1078 Alma Nellie Bomford, b 1908 at Balwyn, Melbourne, Victoria, m 1930 in Victoria I1122 John Duff (Jock) McDonald

6f I1079 John Leslie Bomford, b 1911 at Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, d 1975 at Box Hill, Victoria, m I1100 Elsie Tasker, and had issue.

1g I1101 Leslie Ernest Bomford, b 1937, m I1109 Moretta Wells, and had issue.

1h I1110 Victoria Bomford

2h I1111 Deborah Bomford

3h I1112 John Bomford, b 1964

4h I1113 Robert Bomford, b 1967

2g I1102 Maxwell John Bomford, b 1938, m I1114 Valerie Vickers, and had issue.

1h I1115 Julie Bomford

2h I1116 Susan Bomford

3g I1103 Robert James Bomford, b 1944 (or 1940?), m I1117 Joyce Little, and had issue.

1h I1118 Naomi Bomford

2h I1119 Sally Bomford

4g I1104 Janice Margaret Bomford, b 1945, m I1120 Don Carter

5g I1105 Geoffrey William Bomford, b 1951, m I1107 Margaret Collier, and had issue.

1h I1223 Karen Bomford, b 1973

2h I1224 Kevin Bomford, b 1978

3h I1108 Liam James Bomford, b 1979

6g I1106 Gregory David Bomford, b 1957

7f I1080 Lillian Susanna Bomford, b 1914 at Ringwood, Melbourne, Victoria, m I1123 James Gowland

8f I1081 Norman William Bomford, b 1915 at Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, d Ferntree Gully, Melbourne, m I1124 Jean Griffiths, and had issue.

1g I1125 Lynda Bomford, b 1950, m Jeffrey Robinson

2g I1126 Brian Charles Bomford, m I1128 Jennifer Margaret, and had issue.

1h Amy

2h I1225 Colin Bomford, b 1969

3h I1226 Jodi Bomford m Paul Rouget

4h I1227 Trudi Bomford

5h I1228 Debra Bomford, b 1972

3g I1127 Neil William Bomford, b 1947, m 1971 I1129 Sheilah, and had issue.

1h I1140 Garett Evan Bomford, b 1973

2h I1141 Owen David Bomford, b 1978

9f I1082 Stanley Roy Bomford, b 1917 at Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, dunm 1992

10f I1083 Ronald Arthur Bomford, known as Ronnie, b 1919 at Croydon, Victoria, d 1982 at Boro, Victoria, m I1130 Joyce Busby, and had issue.

1g I1217 Raymond Bomford, b 1943

2g I1218 Lorraine Bomford, b 1945

3g I1219 Jeffrey Bomford, b 1947

4g I1220 Barbara Bomford, b 1956

11f I1084 Beryl Mavis Bomford, b 1921, d 1975 at Box Hill, Victoria, m I1085 John Albert, known as Jack.

7e I0718 Joseph Alfred Bomford, b 1880 at Stratford, Victoria, d Jul 1927 in NSW m 1915 at Campsie, Sydney, New South Wales, I0958 Ethel Amy Johnston, b 1891, d 8 Oct 1972, and had issue.  Joseph set up a grocer's shop in Randwick, Sydney.  Joseph and Amy are buried at Randwick.

1f I0960 Raymond Joseph Bomford, Rev, b 15 May 1924 m(1) 1950 I0961 Maureen Millicent Warren, b 1930, d 1978, and had issue.  Enlisted in the Australian army (AIF) in WW2. Served on the island of Morotai (just north of the equator and now a part of Indonesia).  Ordained in 1952 as an Anglican clergyman by the Primate of Australia. Served as rector in a succession of five parishes, the final one being St John's Cathedral, Parramatta, the oldest Christian site in the country.  Appointed Canon Emeritus in 1983.

1g I0962 Jennifer Marilyn Bomford, b 1952 m(1) 1971 I1131 John Quelch, divorced 1977; m(2) 1985 I1132 Michael Dunstan

2g I0963 Stephen Peter Bomford, b 1954, m(1) 1978 I0969 Joanne Marie Burke, b 1959, and had issue. Headmaster of St Peters Anglican School, Campbelltown, Sydney NSW.

1h I0970 Christopher John Bomford, b 1982

2h I0971 Jennifer Ruth Bomford, b 1985

3h I1133 Justin Joseph Bomford, b 1987

2g I0963 Stephen Peter m(2) 1995 I1209 Michele Goyen

3g I0964 John Michael Bomford, b 1959 m(1) I1250 Maggie Lam, and had issue.

1h I0968 Christian Leah Bomford, known as Leah, b 1980 at New South Wales

3g I0964 John Michael m(2) 1984 I0967 Charlotte Utley, b 1957 in USA, and had issue.

1h I1134 Josiah Raymond Bomford, b 1985

2h I1135 Moriah Maureen Bomford, b 1987. Now resident in USA (2001)

3h I1136 John Judah Bomford, b 1989

4g I0965 Catherine Anne Bomford, b 1961, m 1990 I1137 Wayne D'Chong (D' was originally Dak, later abbreviated to D')

5g I0966 Janet Lynn Bomford, b 1963 m 1986 I1138 Michael Edward Smith

1f I0960 Raymond Joseph m(2) 1983 I0591 Verna Gertrude Dwyer, b 1928

8e I0719 Lilian Jane Bomford, b 1881, d 1960, m 1915 I0959 Arthur J Harris

5d I0674 Joseph Bomford, d Australia m I0710 Elizabeth Hoddinott, known as Bessie, and had issue.

1e Martha Jane Bomford, b c1870

2e Emily Mary Bomford, b c1870 d 1871

3e I1142 Joseph Bomford, b Australia m Violet Maude Donald b 1874 d 1950, and had issue

1f I1145 Violet Coroline Bomford, knowns as Cora, b 1895, d 1982

2f I1146 Norma Bomford, known as Nora, b 1897, d 1954

3f I1147 Kleen Bessie Bomford, known as Billie, b 1912

4f Leonard Joseph, b 1916 d 1980

4e Frederick William Bomford, b c1873, d 1876

5e Frank Bomford, b c1876

6e Ernest George Bomford, b c1876

7e I1144 Ada Mary Gertrude Bomford, b c1878

8e I1143 Leonard Bomford, b c1881, Reg No 6710.

6d I0675 Heming Bomford, b 1831, d 1856 in Australia

7d I0676 William Bomford, dy

8d I0677 Henry Bomford, b 1833, dy

9d I0678 William James Bomford, b 1834 at Westmancote, d 1908 at Everton m I0684 Hannah Johns, b 1842 d 23 May 1922 (probate) and had issue. In 1881 he was a grocer and provisioner, as was his brother Ebenezer.

1e I0685 Edith Bomford, b 1873, d 1897, m 1896 I0688 Wilfred Edwards

2e I0687 Frederick James Bomford, Rev, b 1874, d 1960 at London, m I0700 Elsie Day, and had issue.

1f I0701 Donald James Bomford, b 1910, d 2002, m I0704 Margaret Spalding, and had issue.

1g I1149 Michael James Bomford, b 1943, m I1151 Susan Walton, and had issue.

1h I1152 Joanne Bomford, b 1968

2h I1153 Jason James Bomford, b 1969

2g I1150 David Robert Bomford, b 1946, m I1154 Helen Graham, and had issue.

1h I1155 Simon Bomford, b 1970

2h I1156 Jennifer Bomford, b 1975

3h I1157 Alison Bomford, b 1977, m I1158 Staines

2f I0702 Philip Henry Bomford, b 1915, m 1940 I0705 Winifred Maureen Leach, and had issue.

1g I0707 Adrian Philip Bomford, b 1942, m I1168 Wendy, and had issue.

1h I1169 Matthew Bomford, b 1968

2h I1170 Abigail Bomford, b 1969

3h I1171 Lucy Bomford, b 1974

2g I0706 Lynette Mulan Bomford, b 1944

3f I0703 Enid Mary Bomford, b 1917 m I0708 Wilson, and had children: Adrian Philip b 1942 and Linnette (Lynette?) Mulan b 1944

3e I0686 Alfred Heming Bomford, Rev, b 1879, d 1951 Stockport m I0689 Ada Elizabeth Bevan, b 1876, and had issue.

1f I0690 Leslie Bomford, Capt (RN), b 1909, d 1986, m I0695 Ruby May Goldthorpe, b 1906, d 1981, and had issue.

1g I0696 Judith Anne Bomford, b 1936, m 1963 I0698 Alan John Webb, b 1933

2g I0697 Gillian Rosemary Bomford, b 1940, m 1962 I0699 David Cedric Taskley, b 1937

2f I0691 Norah Bomford, b 1910

3f I0692 Eileen Bomford, b 1914, m 1939 I1148 Gordon Fanshaw

4f I0693 Maisie Bomford, b 1917, m 1974 I0694 Cyril Mitchell, d 1984

10d I0679 Ebenezer Bomford, b 1836 at Westmancote, d 7 Oct 1925 (probate) m 1854 I0680 Emma Louise Jones b 1838, d 1915, and had issue. In 1881 he was a grocer and provisioner, as was his brother William James

1e I0683 Arthur Henry Bomford, b 1865, d 1917 m I1007 Elizabeth Cooper, d 1931, and had issue.

1f I1008 Arthur Ebenezer Bomford, b 1891, d 21 May 1924 (probate), m I1012 Henrietta, and had a daughter.

1g I1013 Dorothy Bomford, b 1923

2f I1009 Elizabeth Margaret Bomford, b 1893, m I1014 James Pemberton, and had a daughter, I1015 Marjorie Pemberton

3f I1010 William Henry Bomford, b 1895, d 1973, m I1016 Janet Sim, b 1889, d 1970, and had issue.

1g I1017 Vera Louise Bomford, b 1923, d Jan 2003

2g I1018 William Douglas Bomford, known as Doug, b 1925 m(1) I1019 Sharon Lewis, b 1929, and had issue.

1h I1020 Michael Lynn Bomford, b 1952 at Wallasey, m I1022 Patricia Gay, and had issue.

1i I1023 Christopher Michael Bomford, b 1984 at London

2i I1024 Sebastian Bomford, b 1991 at Malaga, Spain

2h I1021 Suzanne Jean Bomford, b 1954 m 1981 I1025 Miles Dickson, and had children Iain (1983), Graham (1985), and Simon (1988).

2g I1018 William Douglas m(2) I1026 Angela Steggles, b 1933, and had issue.

1h I1027 Malcolm Douglas Bomford, b 1963 at Panama, m I1028 Deborah Ann Bourgeois b 1 Sep 1968, and had issue.

1i I1029 Sean Douglas Bomford, b 1995 at Boynton Beach, Florida, USA

2i I1030 Shelby Marie Bomford, b 1998 at Boca Raton, Florida, USA

4f I1011 Frederick Alfred Bomford, b 1897, d 1921

2e I0681 Emma Louise Bomford or Emma Louisa Bomford (see probate of her father), b 1867, d 1950

2b I0030 Heming m(2) I0084 Letitia Summers, and had issue.

1c I0085 James Bomford, b 1824 at Ipsley, d 1871 at Evesham m I0597 Elizabeth Smith, b 1830 at Inkberrow, and had issue. James is listed (1881) as a woolstapler. Lived in Alcester; retired to Evesham.

1d I0598 William Heming Bomford (William Hemming Bomford), b 1858, d 15 Oct 1925 (probate) at Chadbury m I0645 Emily Oxendale d 31 Mar 1942  (probate), and had issue. In 1881 he was a woolstapler.

1e I0646 Jessie Bomford, b 1885, m I0659 Hunter

2e I0647 Gertrude Bomford, m I0658 Walter Joseph Towle, coal merchant (see Gertrude's father's probate)

3e I0648 William Edward Bomford, b c1888, d1892

4e I0649 Kathleen Bomford, b 1889, d Dunnington, m I0657 Arnold Henry Hiller, fruit grower (see Kathleen's mother's probate record), d 1970 at Dunnington

5e I0650 Frank Bomford,b c1892, dy

6e I0651 Janet Bomford, b 1895, d 1982 at Chadbury, m I0656 R B Purvis. Ran the Evesham Hotel for many years.

7e I0652 Marjorie Bomford or Margery Bomford d 1968, buried at Norton Churchyard m I0655 H A White

8e I0653 Helen Bomford or Helena Bomford, m I0654 Someone, possibly M Jorre.  She became a concert pianist.

2d I0599 Anne Elizabeth Bomford, b 1860, d 1916, m I0644 A Espley, b 1839, d 1908

3d I0600 James Bomford, b 1861 at Alcester, dsp Birmingham m I0643 Dorothy Giles. He was a land surveyor and auctioneer in 1881.

4d I0601 Benjamin Bomford, b 1862 at Alcester, d 4 March 1914 (probate) at Stratford on Avon m I0635 Mary Rimell-Smith, known as Mabel (probate records her as Mabel Mary Rimell Bomford, d 28 Mar 1935 in Middlesex), and had issue. He was manager of Espley's Brickworks, Stratford on Avon.

1e I0636 James Bomford or James Guy Bomford, known as Jas, b 1893, d 1949 m I0640 Gladys Lewis, d 1973, and had issue. He was a partner in the Evesham electrical firm Booth and Bomford.

1f I0641 Joan Mary Bomford, b 1919

2f I0642 Sylvia Bomford, b 1921

2e I0637 Guy Bomford

3e I0638 Rita Bomford, b 1895, m I0639 Woulff

5d I0602 Rose M Bomford, b 1864 at Alcester, d 1910, m I0634 W Gill Smith. Their son, K Gill Smith, was a solicitor and director of the Evesham Journal. He wrote leading articles for 40 years.

6d I0603 Sarah Letitia Bomford, known as Sallie, b 1866, dunm 1928

7d I0604 Edward James Bomford, b 1868 at Alcester, d 1957 at Evesham m I0605 Annie Gertrude Walford, d 1970, and had issue. He was a director of Espleys, the Evesham building firm. Lived on Greenhill, Evesham.

1e I0606 James George Bomford, b 1907, d 1964 m 1936 I0623 Mary Line, known as Molly?, b 1913, d 16 May 1997 at Evesham, and had issue

1f I0624 Mary Bomford, b 1944 m(1) I1139 Bowley; m(2) 1965 I0633 John Peter Banner

2f I0625 Roger Edward Bomford, b 1947 m 1970 I0631 Geraldine Kirk, and had issue. Emigrated to Australia 1968.

1g I0632 James Edward Bomford, b 1972 in Australia

2g I1221 Nicholas Bomford, b 1975

3g I1222 Benjamin Bomford, b 1977

3f I0626 James Maxim Bomford, b 1948, m 1974 I0630 Susan Massingham

4f I0627 Letitia Elizabeth Ann Bomford, b 1952

5f I0628 Victoria Bomford (twin), b 1958

6f I0629 Jonathan Bomford (twin), b 1958, d 1959

2e I0607 Edward Raymond Bomford, b 1908, d Ontario, m I0618 Joan, and had issue

1f I0619 Barry Bomford

2f I0620 Hugh Bomford

3f I0621 Charles Bomford

4f I0622 Sarah Bomford

3e I0608 Eric Bomford, b 1910, d British Columbia m I0609 Marjorie Gibson, and had issue. There is a Mount Bomford somewhere in BC which is named after Eric.

1f I0610 Barbara Bomford, b 1935. Barbara wrote out a family tree in about 1960; I (PHB) have a copy.

2f I0611 Ann Bomford, b 1938, m 1958 I0617 R Worth

3f I0612 William Bomford, b 1940, m I0615 Diana and had a daughter.

1g I0616 Patricia Joan Bomford, b 1958

4f I0613 Lesley Bomford, b 1948

5f I0614 Christopher Bomford, b 1950

2c Letitia b c1827

3c I0086 Emma Bomford, b 1 Apr 1830, m I1254 George Smith

4c I0087 I0346 Benjamin Bomford, b 1834, d 1882 at Great Alne m 1861 at Ipsley I0338 I0487 Helen Bomford, b 1836, d 5 Jan 1917 (probate), and had issue. Their house became part of the GKN industrial site. Benjamin was a woolstapler. He worked for several years in Marlborough, New Zealand but returned home in his final years.

1d I0488 Herbert Benjamin Bomford, b 1866, d 1875

2d I0489 Oliver Heming Bomford, b 1869, d 1953 at Evesham, m 1911 I0497 Faith Cane, b 1884, d 1972, and had issue

1e I0498 Helen Mary Bomford, b 1912, d 21 Sep 1999

2e I0499 Dorothy Alice Bomford, b 1913, d 1976 m 1948 I0501 Arthur John Edwards

3e I0500 Marjorie Faith Bomford, b 1925

3d I0490 Harry Bomford, b 1870, d 1873

4d I0491 Percy J Bomford, b 1872 at Weathley, dunm 1898

5d I0492 Edith Helen Letitia Bomford, b 1874, d 1897

6d I0493 Amy Charlotte Bomford, b 1875, d 1875

7d I0494 Alice Maud M Bomford, b 1879 at Great Alne, d 1961 m I0496 William Stokes (known as Will), b Campden. He was JM Stokes' brother. Fought JM's will in the court of Chancery to try and stop James Bomford running the firm. Presumably without success.

8d I0495 Helen Elizabeth Bomford, b 1882 at Stratford on Avon, d 1886

5c I0088 Godfrey Henry Bomford, b 1839 at Ipsley, d 1905 at Studley m(1) (m035303) 11 Aug 1869 I0473  Mary Ann Birch (registered at Alcester vol 6d p 749), and had issue.

1d I0474 George Heming Bomford, b 1871, dunm 1942

2d I0475 Godfrey Henry Bomford, b 1875, d 1957 m(1) I0480 Matilda (probate) b 1857 (57 may be a transposition error: 1875 seems more likely, or Matilda would be 18 years Godfrey's senior), d 1940, probably 26 Dec 1940 according to the probate calendar, and had issue.  The marriage of a Godfrey Henry Bomford to either a Helen McKendrick Gibson or a Matilda Hartles was registered at Liverpool in the June quarter of 1897 (vol 8b p 309).  The birth of a Godfrey Henry Bomford was registered at Alcester in the June quarter of 1873 (vol 6d p 605) (freebmd and ancestry.com records).  A Godfrey Henry Bomford, father Godfrey Henry Bomford, mother Mary Ann, was christened on 30 Nov 1875 at Ipsley, Worcester (IGI batch no C035302).

1e I0481 Ernest Henry Bomford, b 1897, d 1992, m 1928 I0483 Emily James, and had issue

1f I0484 George Raymond Anthony Bomford, b 1930 at Beoley

2f I0485 John Godfrey Bomford, b 1931 at Beoley, d 1969 in a car accident

2e I0482 Louisa Ann Bomford, m I0486 Coats

3d I0476 Ernest James Bomford, b 1877

4d I0477 Charles Herbert Bomford, b 1878, dunm 1911 in Canada

5c I0088 Godfrey Henry m(2) 16 Feb 1885 I0478 Bertha Foust, and had a daughter

1e I0479 Bertha Bomford, b 1872 at Feckenham, d 31 Mar 1941 (probate) m I1177 Fred Walters (Frederick Melancton Walters in Bertha's probate record)

3b I0031 Joseph Bomford, b 1777 at Atch Lench, d 21 Sep 1858 at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench, m 1810 I0089 Letitia Butler, b 1781 at Astwood, d 1848 at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench, and had issue. Joseph and Letitia moved into the newly built Manor House, Atch Lench, when they were married. Joseph, with his brother Thomas, had the Baptist Chapel built in 1828-29 according to their father's wishes. As for the Manor House, the bricks were baked from clay excavated in 'Brick-kiln Meadow', a field about half a mile from the site. Timbers were sawn by hand from trees felled nearby.

1cI0090 Joseph Bomford, b 5 Nov 1811 at Atch Lench, d 1861 at Sheriffs Lench buried at Atch Lench, m 2 Aug 1834 I0111 Mary Hughes, b 1 Jun 1815, d 1880 buried at Atch Lench, and had issue

1d I0112 Joseph Hughes Bomford, b 30 Nov 1835 at Sheriffs Lench, d 5 Jun 1893 at Cowsden buried at Atch Lench, m 1862 I0369 Mary Ann Comely, b 1841 at Notgrove, Glos, d 21 Dec 1935 (probate), and had issue.  Joseph was a farmer and lived at Cowsden Hall Upton Snodsbury.

1e I0370 Mary Bomford, b 1862 at Atch Lench, d 1894, m 1894 I0371 Rev J L Forfeitt. She wrote books, he was a missionary and explorer.

2e I0372 Joseph Comely Bomford, b 1864 at Cornsall, d 1883

3e I0373 Agnes Ann Bomford, b 1866 at Cowsden, dunm 20 July 1940 at Cowsden Croft (probate)

4e I0374 Robert Comely Bomford, b 1867, d 9 Feb 1938 (probate), m I0381 Eva Jane Boyce, b 1878, and had issue

1f I0382 Roberta Mary Bomford, m I0383 Rev James Desmond Smyth, and has a son, Shaun.

2f I0384 Joseph Frederick Methuen Bomford, b 1914, m I0385 Patricia Banister Jones, and had issue.  He is described in his father's probate record as an insurance agent.

1g I0386 Jean Patricia Ruth Bomford, b 1946, m 1971 I0387 Henderson

2g I0388 Jane Anne Adele Bomford, b 1947, m 1968 I0389 Alan Michael Cheeseman

5eI0375 Philip Edward Bomford, b 1869 at Cowsden, d 1955 at Cowsden Hall, m I0390 Louisa Barber, d 1953, and had issue.  Sample of his handwriting.  Described in I0373 Agnes Ann's probate record as a farmer.

1f I0391 Joan Bomford, b 1900, m I0392 William Yardley, d 1970

2f I0393 Joseph Trevor Bomford, b 1902, d South Littleton, m 1925 I0394 Irene Stock, b 1904, and had issue

1g I0395 Anthony Lawrence Bomford, b 30 Apr 1933 at South Littleton, m 1953 I0396 Joan Collins, and had issue.  Lived at Norval Farm.

1h I0397 Joanne Marie Bomford, b 1955 m(1) 1980 I0398 Richard C K Goode, and had a son, I0399 Andrew Morris

2h I0400 Trevor Antony Colin Bomford, b 1957

3h I0401 Joseph Tony Bomford, b 1961, m 1978 I0402 Susan Skrypezuk, and had issue

1i I0403 Joanne Theresa Bomford, b 1978

2i I0404 Jason Tony Bomford, b 1980 m I1334 Becky Whaldon, and had issue

1j I1335 Jai Tee Bomford, b 16 Aug 2005

3i I0405 Jeffrey Thomas Bomford, b 1985

4h I0406 Kim Tina Bomford, b 1966, m 1984 I0407 Tracy J W Brewer

3f I0408 Philip Bomford, b 1903, d 1955 m I0409 Louise Rowe

4f I0410 Edward Thurston Bomford, b 1907 at Cowsden, d Astwood Bank, m 1927 I0411 Doris Betterton, and had issue

1g I0412 Geoffrey Laurence Bomford, b 1928, m 1954 I0413 Margaret Baylis, b 1923

5f I0414 Gillian Anne Bomford, b 1955, m 1983 I0415 Tom Dancer

6f I0416 Kaye Margaret Bomford, b 1960, m I0417 John Prosser

7f I0418 Philip Geoffrey William Bomford, b 1962, m 1991 I0419 Catharine Burman, and had issue

1g I0420 Hannah Rose Bomford, b 1992

2g I0421 Robert Philip Bomford, b 1995

8f I0422 Laurence Bomford, dy

6e I0376 John Francis Bomford, b 1870 at Cowsden, d Peopleton,  m I0423 Eliza Lilian Horne d 25 Dec 1938 at Peopleton, Pershore (probate), and had issue. 

1f I0424 John Bomford b 1912, d 1985, m I1172 Mary, b 1915, and had issue

1g I1173 David Bomford, b 1951

2g I1174 Jeremy Bomford, b 1953, m 1980 I1176 Sanrda Reeve

3g I1175 Neil Bomford, b 1956

2f I0425 Basil Horne Bomford, b 1915, d 1990 at Sale Green m 1938 I0426 Elizabeth James, and had issue

1g I0427 Ann Bomford, b 1938, m 1963 I0428 Lou Zwick

2g I0429 Susan Bomford, b 1942, m 1968 I0430 Clyde Mordey

3g I0431 Heather Bomford, b 1944, m 1965 I0432 Paul Hodgkinson

4g I0433 Andrew Basil Bomford, b 1947 m 1979 I0988 Felicity Lane, b 1949

7e I0377 Laura Jane Bomford, b 1872, d 1936 (? in USA).  There is a probate record for Laura Jane Bomford of Cowsden Croft, Upton Snodsbury, Worcester, d 7 Nov 1936 in hospital at Pershove.

8e I0378 Benjamin Hughes Bomford, dy

9e I0379 Josephine Bomford, b 1883, d 1964, m I0380 Lewis Oakes, b 1879, d 1946

2d I0113 George Frederick Bomford, known as Fred, b 19 Aug 1837 at Sheriffs Lench, d 12 Jan 1933 (probate) at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench m 5 Jul 1866 at Stowe I0434 Sarah Ann Comely, b 28 Dec 1843 at Oddington, d 9 Feb 1916 at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench, and had issue. He was deacon at Atch Lench for many years.  Managed The Mill, Evesham.

1e I0435 Margaret Bomford, b 15 Apr 1867 at Atch Lench d 20 Oct 1967 at Evesham buried at Atch Lench. She was educated at the Court House school in Atch Lench, then trained as a teacher at Cambridge and worked at various schools in Scotland including finally 24 years at St George's School, Edinburgh. Retired in 1918 and lived the rest of her life in Atch Lench. Competent water colourist; several views of Atch Lench, plus Scottish scenes. Cared for her father in the Manor House; moved to The Manse about 1946 with sister Frances. Together they looked after the chapel and graveyard (Margaret until she was over 90), played the harmonium, taught the Sunday School. In her will, she left the Manse to the Baptist Church for the care of the graveyard. The proceeds of its sale went towards the construction of the Church Hall. She lived to be 100, though blind for the final few years. 45 of her former pupils sent her greetings on her birthday, which was spent at Avonside Hospital, Evesham, where she spent the last two years of her life. A Judy Garland record was played for her on 'Housewifes Choice' at the request of a fellow-patient.

2e I0436 Edith Helen Bomford, b 14 Mar 1869 at Atch Lench, d 3 Feb 1908 at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench

3e I0437 Katherine Mary Bomford, b 16 Oct 1871 at Atch Lench, d 23 Jan 1890 at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench

4e I0438 Frances Emily Bomford, b 6 Nov 1873 at Atch Lench, d 27 Mar 1959 at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench. Spent her whole life in the Atch Lench area, first at the Manor House and then, from 1946, at the Manse with older sister Margaret. She has left some not bad water colours and poems, but was overshadowed by Margaret in this respect. A serious student of local history, she published a series of articles in the local parish magazine and allegedly deposited a more detailed manuscript in the Worcs county archive. She also edited two booklets of the memoirs of her father George Frederick under the title 'Other days Other Ways', a history of the local Baptist Church and a booklet of selected letters of a Hemming cousin (Alcester) to her brother. In the late 1920s and early thirties she put together the foundation of this family tree, visiting graveyards, checking archives and speaking to relatives. Much of the travelling that this involved was by bicycle. In about 1936 she handed her manuscript (containing about 400 names) to her nephew I0449 Chris Bomford, telling him that it was now up to him to continue the work. He did so, expanding the list to over 700 names, adding a section on the Bomfords of County Meath and re-drawing it in a most attractive and comprehensible form. He supplied copies (originally duplicated by Bomford and Evershed) to Bomfords all over the world. In 2001, his 90th year, he handed over the care of the Family Tree to me, his son Peter. She used to take me for walks, often to Church Lench across the fields and over the brook. I was sometimes allowed to carry the walking stick with the woodpecker's head handle.

5e I0439 Eleanor Marianne Bomford, b 27 Aug 1875 at Atch Lench, d 30 Jan 1967 at Thorn, Inkberrow buried at Atch Lench m 1906 I0440 Arnold Frank Jackson, b 1882, d 1 Feb 1972 at Thorn, Inkberrow buried at Atch Lench. They met when Eleanor was working as a governess on the farm where Arnold was a pupil. Children Oliver, Ruth and Joyce. Ruth followed a career in teaching maths and retired as deputy head of a school in Nantwich in 1971. She returned to look after her father in Thorn Lodge and was then a mainstay of the Atch Lench Baptist Chapel until it closed in September 2000. Has researched Jackson, Bomford and Comely history.

6e I0441 George Frederick Bomford, known as Fred, b 19 Dec 1876 at Atch Lench, d 1953 at Harvington buried at Atch Lench m 1904 I0445 Annette Louisa Lewis b 1 Dec 1854, d 2 Sep 1936 (probate) at Harvington buried at Atch Lench. He lived at The Grange, Harvington, and farmed in quite a big way, owning a set of steam engines at one time. In addition to the grange farm he owned a farm at Aldington and was tenant of the Atch Lench farm. At some time he had visited the Argentine and I was always interested in the plaited leather lasso that hung over a doorway as a souvenir of this visit. He also had a player piano which no longer worked in my memory. No children, but Annette's niece Lilian Morrow came to live with them and stayed on to care for Fred in his old age.

7e I0442 John Comely Bomford, known as Jack, b 22 Dec 1879 at Atch Lench, d 14 May 1962 at Sheriffs Lench buried at Atch Lench, m 1908 I0446 Mary Fowler, b 7 Apr 1887 at Evesham, d 13 Nov 1974 at Sheriffs Lench buried at Atch Lench, sister of I0472 Charles Fowler who married Jack's sister I0444 Isabel Lucy Bomford, and had issue.  Lived at Manor Farm.

1f I0447 Katharine Mary Bomford, b 23 Jan 1909, m 1931 at Atch Lench I0455 Rev Canon Geoffrey T Coombs, b 1906, d 1981

2f I0448 John Alexander Bomford, known as Alex, b 12 Apr 1910 at Sheriffs Lench, d 25 Jul 1929 at Sheriffs Lench, buried at Atch Lench. He and Chris grew up together, attending Greenhill School Evesham until Alec was too old, then Alcester grammar school. Here they started as weekly boarders, travelling by pony and trap, then train , then cycling. Returned to Evesham (Prince Henry's Grammar School) to finish their education. Alec was a keen sportsman, enjoying tennis and cricket as well as an occasional swim in the Avon near Harvington. After leaving school he worked on the farm at Sheriffs Lench. He was killed in an accident with their Fordson tractor, somehow slipping off the seat and going under one of the steel rear wheels while ploughing.

3f I0449 Christopher Heming Bomford, known as Chris, b 25 Jul 1911 at Sheriffs Lench m(1) 22 May 1937 at Helsingborg I0456 Lilli Heimer, b 26 Nov 1914 at Helsingborg, Sweden, d 25 Mar 1976 at Worcester buried at Atch Lench, and had issue. Chris took over the family tree from I0438 Frances Emily Bomford.  Lived at the Manor House with 500 acres and later moved to Atch Lench.

1g I0457 Peter Heming Bomford, b 7 Apr 1941 at Atch Lench, m 4 Sep 1965 at Hothfield, Kent, I0459 Janice Mary Wilkinson, b 20 Oct 1937 at London, and had issue. Keeper of the family tree from 2001.

1h I0460 Jessica Mary Bomford, b 3 Oct 1969 at Chelmsford m at Totnes 19 Feb 2005 Jason Robert Groves, b 1969 and has issue.

1i Harry Jay Groves b17th August 2006 in London

2h I0461 Lucy Katharine Bomford, b 1 Aug 1971 at Chatham, Ontario

2g I0458 David Roland Bomford, known as Roland, b 4 May 1948 at Evesham m(1) 18 Oct 1969 at Blackwell nr Bromsgrove I0462 Rosemary Jill French, known as Jill, b 29 Jan 1944 in India, and had issue

1h I0463 Timothy John Bomford, b 17 Jun 1972 at Oxford, m 1991 at High Wycombe I0465 Diane Watson, and has issue

1i I0466 Jake Christopher Bomford, b 17 Feb 1995

2h I0464 Jennifer Mary Bomford, b 17 Jan 1975 at Oxford

2g I0458 David Roland m(2) I0467 Jane Keeler b 29 May 1954 at Maidenhead. Jane's son from her previous marriage is Ben Keeler.

3f I0449 Christopher Heming m(2) 1977 at Evesham I0468 Pamela Elizabeth Agate, b 1929. Pamela, a widow, had two daughters from her previous marriage to Edward Agate: Charlotte Agate and Harriet Agate.

4f I0450 Jean Margaret Bomford, b 8 May 1913 at Sheriffs Lench m(1) I0469 Norman H Stephens, d Canada buried Canada; m(2) I0470 Henry Conway Lowe, b 1906, d 1978 at Cookham buried at Cookham

5f I0451 Nicholas Frederick Bomford, b 2 Jan 1921 m(1) 1948 I0452 Sheila Thompson, b 1910, d 1989, and had issue

1g I0453 Deborah Carol Bomford, b 1949, m(1) 1973 I0454 Robert McCartney, b 1933; m(2) 31 May 2003 at Honiton I1258 Cecilie Hunter

8e I0443 Mary Hughes Bomford, b 13 Oct 1881 at Atch Lench, d 10 Dec 1925 at Long Ashton buried at Atch Lench m 22 Jan 1914 at Atch Lench Baptist Chapel I0471 Alan Henry Lees of Long Ashton, Bristol, youngest son of Dr David B. Lees, M.D., F.R.C.P. and Mrs Lees, 22 Weyman street, Portland place, West London. Mary was a fine looking woman. I (PHB) have a photo of her sitting very upright on a horse and another of her sitting very upright on a garden fence. Her son, Dr Tony Lees, was an entomologist at Long Ashton Research Station.

9e I0444 Isabel Lucy Bomford, b 22 May 1885 at Atch Lench, d 1952 at Evesham buried at Evesham m 1909 I0472 Charles Fowler, b Evesham, d Evesham buried at Evesham. Her children were Diana who married Charles Sly; John; and Susan who married John Workman, was widowed, and then married Doherty. John was taken prisoner by the Japanese in 1942, and, not long after his parents had received word that he was alive, he was killed when the ship transporting him to Japan was bombed by the Americans. From this point, Isabel remained an invalid. Her husband Charles Fowler was the brother of I0446 Mary Fowler, my (PHB's) grandmother, who married Isabel's brother Jack (I0442 John Comely Bomford). Another brother was (Sir) Henry Fowler, who became Chief Engineer of the Midland Railway for whom he designed locomotives at Derby. Henry lived at Spondon Hall, near Derby. Charles ran the family furniture and joinery business H Fowler and Sons in High Street, Evesham. He was a magistrate and was active in many local charities. My father Chris looks upon him as a second father, who often provided advice and encouragement. Another brother was Alec, who was the manager of the Loder estates at Leonardsleigh in Sussex, and with whom Chris and Alec stayed. There were two sisters, Bess and Jen. Bess stayed at home with her parents who lived at Abbey Gate, Evesham. Jen lived in Bosham. Neither was married.

3d I0114 Emily Bomford, b 10 Mar 1839, d 10 Jan 1929 (probate) buried at Atch Lench. Ran the school at the Court House, Atch Lench, with her sister Lucy.

4d  I0115 Lucy Mary Bomford, b 4 Feb 1841, d 17 Sep 1923 (probate) buried at Atch Lench. Ran the school at Court House, Atch Lench, with her sister Emily.

5d I0116 Albert Henry Bomford, b 26 Mar 1843 d 9 July 1937 (probate) m 1883 I0502 Julia Marion Lilwall d 11 Feb 1917 (probate), and had issue. In 1881 Albert was managing a 375 acre farm in Fladbury. Following his marriage he joined the Lilwalls' laundry business in Ramsgate (Ramsgate and County Steam Laundry Limited).

1e I0503 Leonard Albert Bomford, b 1884 at Ramsgate, dunm 11 Jan 1925 (probate).  Secretary to the Ramsgate laundry business in 1917 (see his mother's probate).

2e I0504 Georgina Lilwall Bomford, b 1886 at Ramsgate, m 1913 I0505 John Edward Lilwall (see Leonard's probate).

6d I0117 John Hemming Bomford, b 27 Jun 1845 at Sheriffs Lench, dunm 21 Mar 1931 (probate) at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench. John lived at the Court House, Atch Lench, and ran the Atch Lench farm of 500 acres, employing 13 men and 3 boys.

7d  I0118 Frank Butler Bomford, b 20 Mar 1847 at Sheriffs Lench or Church Lench d 20 Oct 1901 at Evesham buried at Atch Lench m 1878 I0506 Annie Evans b 11 Feb 1854 at Stonehouse, Glostershire, d 7 Dec 1933 (probate) daughter of Philip Evans of Brimscombe Court, Gloucestershire, and his second wife Anne Thurtell, and half sister to I0151 Mary Evans, and had issue. He was a land surveyor in 1881, living in Evesham. The 1901 England census shows Frank B Bomford and his family living on Ashfield Avenue, Kings Norton, Worcestershire. More information on the Evans and Thurtell families.

1e I0507 Francis Butler Bomford, b 5 Jun 1879 at Evesham, d 27 Jul 1943 (probate) at Bromsgrove, described in his mother's will as a poultry farmer, m 12 Feb 1921 I0519 Bertha Sarah Jane Wallis (or Hentha Wallace, but that is probably a transcription error)

2e I0508 Evan Hughes Bomford, b 24 May 1881, d 1975 in Queensland, Australia m(1) 16 Mar 1908 I0515 Frances Elizabeth Chadwick, known as Fanny and/or Florence, and had issue. Three years in France in WW1. Wounded at Mouquet Farm in Aug 1916. Came to Australia in 1912 with Florence and the two little girls. He was an engineer in the sugar industry in Bundaberg, Queensland.

1f I0516 Evelyn Mary Bomford

2f I0517 Margaret Frances Bomford, m 1956 I1259 Trevor Burgess

2e I0508 Evan Hughes m(2) 1928 or 1929 I0518 Mary Cameron

3e I0509 Edward Chellingworth Bomford, b 15 May 1883, a timber merchant in Vancouver, d 1942 at Vancouver, BC, m 1911 I0514 Rose Forster

4e I0510 Honor Stacey Bomford, b 1 Jan 1885 at Evesham, d 1953 in Australia m 31 Dec 1918 I0513 Charles Vivian Coghill, a wheat farmer. 3 boys (Vivian Charles Coghill b 6 Feb 1920, Roger Charles Coghill b 8 May 1922, Trevor Francis Coghill b 10 Nov 1923), and 1 girl (Annie Winifred Eleanor Coghill b 10 Jan 1926). Vivian was in England during the 1914-18 war. Ruth Jackson remembers being told that he visited Thorn with Honor and helped with the haymaking.

5e I0511 Elinor Mary Bomford, b 9 May 1886, dunm Nov 1973 at Kings Heath, Birmingham buried at Atch Lench

6e I0512 Roger Stacey Bomford, perhaps Roger Stacy Bomford, b 28 Mar 1887 at Evesham, d 12 Aug 1911 at Leslie, Sask, Canada

8d I0119 William Bomford, b 8 Oct 1848 at Sheriffs Lench, d 17 Jun 1928 (probate) at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench. William lived at the Court House, Atch Lench, with other family members. He had an engineering business in Alcester employing 7 men.

9d I0120 Charles Edward Bomford, b 16 Mar 1850 at Sheriffs Lench, dunm 23 Jul 1903 at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench. In 1881 he was managing a 290 acre farm at Norton, nr Evesham. Subsequently he went to the USA, returned destitute and lived the rest of his life in Atch Lench.

10d I0121 Edgar Bomford, b 7 Feb 1854, d 14 Aug 1919 (probate) at Alcester m I0520 Eliza Anne Tunstall (or Eliza Ann Tunstall), b 1853 at London, d 18 Aug 1918 (probate), and had issue. In 1881 he had an agricultural engineering and brassfounding business in Alcester. Lived in Priory Street, Alcester

1e I0521 Edgar Fritz Bomford, b 1880, dy

2e I0522 Edwin Wilfred Bomford, known as Wilfred, b 1881, d 1942 at Vancouver Island, BC, m I0552 Dorothy Robinson and had issue. He and his brother Dick homesteaded in Saskatchewan before moving to Vancouver Island. There is a story that they were hired to shoot horses, thus clearing the ranges for cattle.

1f I0553 Wilfred Tunstall Bomford, b 1916 at Vancouver Island, BC, d 1991, m I0557 Kathleen Muriel, b 1921, and had issue

1g I0558 David Richard Bomford, b 1942, d 1996 m I0564 Marion Irene Haddad, b 1946, and had issue

1h I0565 Richard William Bomford, b 1969, m Jennifer Ann Macfarlane, b 1972, and had issue

1i Ryan Robert William Bomford, b 2001

2i Lauren Ann Irene Bomford, b 2003

2h I1178 Michael David Bomford, b 1972, m Amy-Jo Parker, b 1973, and had issue

1i Connor Vincent Bomford, b 1997

2i Parker Joseph Bomford, b 1998

2g I0559 Bryan Arnold Bomford, b 1946, m I0562 Cheryl Ann Millar, b 1948, and had issue

1h I0563 Brenda Kathleen Bomford, b 1965

2h I1179 Rose Bomford, b 1967

3g I0560 Susan Trudy Bomford, b 1950, m I0561 Dennis Bell

2f I0554 Norman Hubert Bomford, b 1922, d 2001 m I0566 Phyllis Dorothy Mulford, b 1924, and had issue. Apart from wartime service in the RCAF, he spent his whole life in the Cowichan valley on Vancouver Island. Died in the same hospital where he was born.

1g I0567 Norman Gerald Bomford, b 1943, m I0575 Lynne Helene Guterson, b 1947, and had issue

1h I0576 Norman Irwin Bomford, b 1968

2h I0577 Daniel Gerald Bomford, b 1970

3h I0578 Jennifer Ruth Bomford, b 1974

2g I0568 Edwin Laurence Bomford, b 1945, m 1969 I0579 Mary, and had issue

1h I0580 Michael Kondwani Bomford, b 1971 in Zambia

2h I0581 Mark James Bomford, b 1974 at Reading, Berks

3g I0569 James Arthur Bomford, b 1948, m 1974 I0582 Anne Louise Foisey, and had issue

1h I0583 Lionel Cedric Bomford, b 1975

2h I1180 Nathan Bomford, b 1977

4g I0570 Frederick Allen Bomford, b 1950

5g I0571 Nancy May Bomford, b 1952

6g I0572 William Lance Bomford, b 1955

7g I0573 Marion Louise Bomford, b 1959

8g I0574 Christine Brenda Bomford, b 1963

3f I0555 Edwin Alan Bomford, b 1925, m I0584 Laura Priscilla Mayer, b 1927, and had issue

1g I0585 Shannon Frances Bomford, b 1947, m I0588 Terrill Drew Foote, b 1943

2g I0586 Peter Allan Bomford, b 1949

3g I0587 Leslie Ann Bomford, b 1951

4f I0556 Kenneth Bomford, b 1927, d 1943 at Vancouver Island, BC

I0523 George Hubert Bomford3e I0523 George Hubert Bomford, known as Hubert, b 15 May 1883 at Alcester in Warwickshire, d Queensland Australia m 27 Jun 1913 at Byrnestown, Burnett, Queensland I0536 Caroline Bessie Smythe b c1889 at Toowoomba, Queensland, and had issue. He emigrated to South Africa to join (form 1, form 2) the South African Constabulary until discharged on 12 June 1903, then ran a store. Needing to leave the country quickly, he hopped on a ship in Cape Town and it turned out to be going to Australia. He ended up in Queensland. He served in the Zulu Wars Kranzkop Reserves (half a year) and  then in the AIF (1st 9th Battalion) in WW1: see attestation form, photo, medals.

1f I0537 Muriel Dorothea Bomford, b 1914, dy after Sep 1918

2f I0538 Florence Maia Bomford, b c1916.  Photo.

Alaric and Doreen Bomford. Click to see enlargement3f I0539 Alaric Edgar Hubert Bomford (also known in his attestation papers as Alex Boyne or Alexander Edward Boyne), b 19 Sep 1918 at Brisbane, Queensland, d 8 Feb 1991 at Perth, WA, m I0540 Doreen Betty Loxton, b c1928 at Loxton, South Australia d 9 Jul 2002, and had issue. After military service (Australian Second 4th Pioneer Battalion, North Africa and Tarakan Island Borneo, see photomedals, certificate of discharge), he met Doreen, settled in Adelaide and drove a tram.

1g I0541 Thomas Joseph Bomford, b 29 April 1955, Adelaide, South Australia m(1) I0589 Leesa Anderson, and had issue

1h I1340 Emily Rae Bomford, b 27 Apr 1992

2h I0590 Clinton Mark Bomford, b 27 Oct 1993

1g I0541 Thomas Joseph m(2) I1181 Jane Franz, b 1955

2g I0542 Evan Michael Bomford, b 1956, m 1978 I0592 Nicole Levinge, b 1956, divorced 2003

3g I0543 David Jeffrey Bomford, b 10 April 1959 at Adelaide, m 28 Nov 1981 at Somerton Park, South Australia I0546 Amanda Jane Sandover, b 1959,and had issue

1h I0547 Melissa Jacquelyn Amanda Bomford, b 4 Jul 1983

2h I0548 Karl John David Bomford, b 9 Jul 1984

3h I0549 Kevin Jeffrey Mikael Bomford, b 20 April 1989

4h I0550 Melinda Jasmine Crystal Bomford, b 1991 at Adelaide, d 1991 at Adelaide

5h I0551 Damian Jarrod Owen Bomford, b 1992

4g I0544 Carolyn Mary Bomford, b 1963 at Adelaide, m 1993 I0545 David Klarich and had issue

1h Storm Edward Klarich, b 19 Jan 1995

2h Erren David Klarich, b 22 May 1996

4e I0524 Charles Alaric Bomford, d 1912. He was drowned in Canada.

5e I0525 Alfred Richard Gibbons Bomford, known as Dick, b 1886, d 1974 at Vancouver Island, BC m I0529 Olive Mary Stack and had issue. Some versions give her name as Slack. He and his brother I0522 Wilfred emigrated to Canada, homesteaded in Saskatchewan, then moved to Vancouver Island.

1f I0530 Percy Edgar Bomford, b 1923, m I0532 Winifred Joan Hubble, and had issue

1g I0533 Judith Ann Bomford, b 1950

2g I0534 Wendy Lynne Bomford, b 1953

3g I0535 Richard George Bomford, b 1957 (adopted)

2f I0531 Elsie Maia Bomford, b 1925

6e I0526 Dorothea Bomford, dy

7e I0527 Florence Maia Bomford, known as Maia, b 1892, d Brisbane, Australia. She lived to a great age and did a lot of travelling around her relatives when she was quite old. Visited Chris several times.

8e I0528 Lawrence Bomford, dy

11d I0122 Letitia Caroline Bomford, b 18 Mar 1856, d 19 Jun 1856

2c I0091 Butler Bomford

3c I0092 Caroline Bomford, b 1813, d 1848, memorial in Atch Lench chapel m 1842 I0123 George Baylis. They lived in Bengeworth, Evesham. A mortgage of £4000 on a property in Bengeworth is mentioned in the will of her father, Joseph. 'Baylis Children' are mentioned in Joseph's will, but no names.

4c I0093 Letitia Bomford, b 1819 at Atch Lench, d 1888 at Dunnington buried at Atch Lench, m 1837 at Atch Lench I0099 I0139 Heming James Bomford, b 1813 at Atch Lench, d 1895 at Dunnington buried at Atch Lench

4b I0032 Elizabeth Bomford, d 1833, m I0094 James Pearce

5b I0033 Thomas Bomford, b 1781 at Atch Lench, d 7 Oct 1866 at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench, m I0095 Sarah Pearce, b 1775, d 10 May 1855 at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench, and had issue.  Lived at The Court House.

1c I0096 Thomas Bomford, b 1805, d 1855 m 10 Aug 1834 at Birmingham Cannon St Baptist Church I0124 Ann Greenhill White, b 1806, d 1862, and had issue. In 1851 he farmed 160 acres at Westmancote Bushes. In 1861 he farmed 200 acres at 12 Westmancote Hill, Bredon.

1d I0125 Thomas Bomford, b 1830 at Westmancote m (m010801) 22 Nov 1859 at Wootton Wawen I0134 Clara Hopkins, b Wootton Wawen, and had issue. No death certificate or will found at the Family Record Centre or the Court of Chancery (Feb 2001). Thomas seems to have died before the census of 1881 as there is no entry for him and Clara seems to have been working as a servant, elsewhere. There were no children. 1861 census: Thomas and Clara were farming 170 acres at 13 Westmancote Hill, Bredon (Ila McConnell).

1e I0126 Sarah Ann Bomford, b 1832 at Birmingham, m I0135 W. Hopkins

2e I0127 Edwin Bomford, b 1835 at Birmingham, d 1862 at Westmancote. Was farming with his father in 1851 and 1861

3e I0128 Alfred Bomford, b 1828 at Salford Priors. He was a fruit seller in Birmingham

4e I0129 Owen Bomford, b 1841 at Salford Priors, dunm 27 Sep 1871 at Westmancote (probate)

5e I0130 Elizabeth Bomford, b 1838 at Salford Priors, m 1854 I0136 John Cowley

6e I0131 Mary Bomford (twin), b 1843 at Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove, m I0137 E Pratt

7e I0132 Martha Bomford (twin), dy, b 1843 at Westmancote

8e I0133 Hannah Sophia Bomford, b 22 Feb 1849 at Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove, d New Zealand m 13 Nov 1877 at Kemerton, Glos, I0138 William Isaac James, b Kemerton, d New Zealand (emigrated 1907). Ancestor of Ila McConnell, from whom I had some of this information.

2c I0097 Ebenezer Bomford, b 1808, d 1825

3c I0098 Benjamin Bomford, b 1811, d 1858 m 21 Jul 1835 at Bengeworth I0337 Martha New, b 1813, d 5 Jul 1892 at Evesham, and had issue. Lived at Ipsley Lodge, which later became an office of GKN.

1d I0338 I0487 Helen Bomford, b 1836 at Potshill, d 1917, m 1861 I0087 I0346  (Alcester)

2d I0339 George Henry Bomford, b 1838 at Salford Priors, d 1863 at New Zealand. Emigrated to New Zealand, where he died in an accident

3d I0340 Herbert Bomford, b 1840 at Salford Priors, d 1904 at Oversley, m 1865 I0347 Harriet Hancox, b 1829 at Stratford on Avon, d  27 Jul 1933 (probate refers to a James Herbert Bomford, auctioneer, possibly I0600 James Bomford or Harriet's nephew I0350 Herbert James Bomford), and had issue

1e I0348 Seymour Bomford, b 1867 at Washbourne, d 1954 at Medicine Hat, Alberta m 27 Dec 1892 at Medicine Hat I0353 Mary Jane Small, b 1876, d 1975, and had issue. Seymour emigrated to Canada with his brother George. He and Mary came to Medicine Hat about 1886. Bomford Crescent, in that town, is named in his honour.  More information and a photo can be found in Once Upon a Wedding: Stories of Weddings in Western Canada, 1860-1945, for Better Or Worse by Nancy Millar (ISBN  1896209335, viewable online through http://print.google.com/print) at pp 60-61

1f I0354 Vivien Ida Isabelle Bomford, b 1898, d 1997 at Medicine Hat, Alberta

2f I0355 Mason Elliott Bomford, d 1983 at Medicine Hat, Alberta

2e I0349 Harry George Bomford, b 1871 at Washbourne, d 1945 m I0356 Mary Richards, b 1873, d 1943, and had issue. George emigrated to Canada with his brother Seymore. Lived in Winnipeg and then moved to Calgary

1f I0357 Marmie Mary Isabelle Bomford, b 1899, d 1983

2f I0358 Gladys Eyton Bomford, b 1905, m I1184 Lawrence Nelson Wishart, b 1902

3e I0350 Herbert James Bomford, b 1870 at Washbourne, m I0359 Allwood, and had issue

1f I0360 May Bomford, b 1899, d 1975, m I0363 Dennis Johnson

2f I0361 Courtney H Nelson Bomford, b 1902, m I0364 Hilda M Jones

3f I0362 Norman Seymour Bomford, b 1904 at Alcester, m 1935 I1338 Peggy Inns and had issue

1g I1339 Nicholas James Bomford, b 1 Oct 1943

4e I0351 Nelson Arthur Bomford, b 1874, d South Africa, m I0365 Phyllis Smith

1f I0366 Ralph Seymour Hancox Bomford, m I1183 Alma Merryweather

2f I0367 Hilda Isobel Bomford, m 1928 I0368 Reg Flynn

4d I0341 Arthur Bomford, b 1841 at Salford Priors, d 1872 in New Zealand. Emigrated to New Zealand. Married with three daughters.

5d I0342 Oliver Bomford, b 1849 at Salford Priors, d 1948 at Studley m 1883 I0352 J Peart (see Bomford, Jane in probate). Oliver is listed as a seedsman and woolstapler in the 1881 census.

6d I0343 Sarah Agnes Bomford, known as Sallie, b 1853, dunm 18 Mar 1931 (probate refers to a James Herbert Bomford, auctioneer, possibly I0600 James Bomford or Sarah's nephew I0350 Herbert James Bomford).

7d I0344 Martha Bomford, known as Pattie, b 1857, d 1913, buried at Atch Lench m 1905 I0345 D Mutlow

4b I0139 I0099 Heming James Bomford, b 1813 at Atch Lench (Firs), d 1895 at Dunnington buried at Atch Lench m 1837 at Atch Lench I0140 I0093 Letitia Bomford, b 1819 at Atch Lench (Manor House), d 1888 at Dunnington buried at Atch Lench, and had issue. Purchased Exhall Court farm and restored and enlarged the house

1d I0141 Julia Louisa Bomford, b 1840, d 1845

2d I0142 Henry Butler Bomford, JP, b 1841 at Dunnington (Salford parish), d 22 May 1909 at Exhall m I0151 Mary Evans, b 1838 d 28 Oct 1932 (probate), daughter of Philip Evans of Brimscombe Court, Gloucestershire, by his first wife Elizabeth Clutterbuck, and half sister of I0506 Annie Evans, and had issue. He was baptized at Atch Lench in 1860 and was deacon, secretary and treasurer of the Dunnington church from the day it was built. Treasurer of the Worcestershire Baptist Association for nearly 20 years. Served on the Board of Guardians.  Note: the 1881 census for this family has some of the children's names apparently quite wrong: George (for Gertrude), Alfred (Winifred), William (Walter) and Richard (Reginald).  More on Henry Butler Bomford, his family and Exhall Court.

1e I0152 Theodora Mary Bomford, b 1868, d 1950 m 1896 I0219 John Mace, button manufacturer, In 1901 they were living at Westbury-on-Trim, Gloucestershire near Bristol.  In probate for I0151 Mary Bomford in 1933 Theodora is described as a widow.

2e I0153 Philip Henry Quantock Bomford, b 1870 at Exhall, d 7 August 1935 at Weston-Super-Mare (probate) m 1900 in Evesham I0220 Mary Byrd, and had issue.  In 1901 they were living without children in Salford Priors, a couple of miles from Exhall, at Dunnington Court.

1f I0221 Winifred Susan Bomford m I0226 Rex Pollard

2f I0222 Mary Byrd Bomford

3f I0223 Thomas Henry Philip Bomford m I0227 Phyllis Poole, and had issue

1g I0228 Jill Bomford m I0229 Zoran Doderic

4f I0224 Walter Lionel Bomford m I0230 Hilda Sawyer, and had issue

1g I0231 Christine Anne Bomford m I1210 Underhill

5f I0225 Arthur Heming Bomford, b 1908, d 22 Nov 1940 at Weston-Super-Mare (probate) m(1) I0232 Muriel Moss, and had issue

1g I0234 William John Bomford, b 1930, m 1952 I0235 Pamela Mary Gough

5f I0225 Arthur Heming m(2) I0233 Mona (Monica Alice Maud Bomford in Arthur's probate record), and had further issue

1g I0236 Shirley Bomford

2g I0237 Anne Bomford

3e I0154 Gertrude Elizabeth Bomford, b 1872 (birth registered in Alcester vol 6d page 636), d 1966, m I0238 Henry Davidson (or possibly Davidson Hunt)

4e I0155 Winifred Amy Bomford, b 1875 (birth registered in Alcester vol 6d page 626 as Amy Winnifred), d 1975, m I0239 Frank Sisam.  In the 1901 census she is listed as Winifred, working in London.

5e I0156 Walter Lionel Bomford, b 1876 (birth registered in Alcester vol 6d page 733 in first quarter of 1877), d 1897. Walter was drowned on a holiday in Bude, Cornwell.

6e I0157 Reginald Bomford, b 1878 at Exhall (the birth of a Reginald Bomford was registered in the district of Alcester vol 6d page 644 in the third quarter of calendar 1880; there is none registered in 1878; the April 1881 census records that 'Richard' was 8 months old, ie born c Aug 1880), d 1963 at Dunnington m 1907 at Alcester I0240 E L Holder, b 1879, d 1973, and had issue. Lived at Old Dunnington farm.

1f I0241 Kathleen Bomford, b 1908, m I0250 Norman Staff

2f I0242 Muriel Bomford, b 1909, m I0249 A Cooke

3f I0243 John H Bomford, known as Jack, b 1910, d Wroxall, near Warwick m I0246 Ann, and had issue

1g I0247 Frederick Bomford, b 1946

2g I0248 Christine Bomford, b 1951

4f I0244 Mollie Bomford, b 1919, m I0245 R Stowe, soldier

7e I0158 Hugh Evans Bomford, b 1882, d 1960 at Exhall, m 1908 at Evesham I0722 Emily Adkins and had issue. Her brother was Frank Adkins, of Adkins and Thoms who owned the mill at Broome. Their daughters inherited Slatters Farm from their Mother's side of the family.  It was sold to I0322 Michael Bomford in the 1960s.

1f I0723 Mary Bomford, b 1910, d 1974 m 1944 I0727 John Chown

2f I0724 Elizabeth Bomford, b Exhall. Retired to Stratford on Avon m I0728 Harry Smith, b 1912 at Clay Hall, Bidford on Avon, d 1982. Managed the Exhall farm from 1970 until it was sold in 1976. He worked for the Ministry of Agriculture. When I (PHB) knew him he was Mechanisation Adviser, based in Cambridge. Had previously lived near Rous Lench, Worcs. Sons: Ewan (printing engineer); Ben (glasshouse engineer); Nick Bomford (theatrical agent and musician: Nick changed his name to Bomford).

3f I0725 Marjorie Bomford b 1913. Managed the Exhall farm for 5 years after the death of her father. Built a house on a plot opposite the farm where she and her sister I0726 Ruth then lived.

4f I0726 Ruth Bomford, b 1915

8e I0159 Hilda Grace Bomford, known as Grace, b 18 Feb 1885, d 1980 at Harvington, m 9 Apr 1908 at Alcester I1249 Raymond Hodgkinson (certificate) (newspaper report). Their children included Bernard Hodgkinson, who was a major figure in Bomford Brothers and later Bomford and Evershed and lived at Pitchell, and Harry, who was the second husband of Diana Fowler (daughter of I0444 Isabel Bomford and I0472 Charles Fowler).  Grace was an avid supporter of the Wolverhampton Football Club.

3d I0143 Ebenezer Heming Bomford, b 1843 at Dunnington (Salford parish), d 14 Aug 1920 at London (probate) m 14 Jul 1866 I0160 Marianne Bayzard, b 1845 at Arrow, d 8 June 1936 at Wembley, Middlesex (probate), lived at Peak Hill Farm, and had issue. The 1881 census shows him as a farmer of 320 acres in Salford Parish.

1e I0161 Ethel Marian(?) Bomford, b 1867 at Wixford, d 1963, m I0198 George Mathews, b 1867, d 1937

2e I0162 Heming Bomford, b 1869 at Wixford, d 1952 at S Dakota m(1) I0200 Olive Gustin, b 1874, d 1920, and had issue. Heming emigrated to the US in his early 20s (1890s). Homesteaded and raised sheep near Belle Fourche, South Dakota. Holding was up to 3000 sheep on 20,000 acres. Retired in about 1946, sold the ranch, and moved into Belle Fourche. The 1881 census shows the middle initial B. Bayzard?

1f I0202 Marianne Bomford, b 21 Feb 1900, d 4 Aug 1917

2f I0199 a daughter, b 7 Jan 1902, d 7 Jan 1902

3f I0203 Heming Bomford, b 12 Dec 1910 at South Dakota, d 25 Jan 1995, m 16 Jun 1934 I0208 Lorriane Robertson, b 23 Jul 1917, d 11 Jul 1974, and had issue

1g I0209 Barbara Bomford, b 24 Mar 1936, m I1230 Winter

2g I0210 Heming Bomford, b 30 May 1937, d 24 Jan 2005 at South Dakota m(1) Someone, and had issue

1h I0212 Lorrianne Bomford, b 16 Jun 1957

2h I0213 Gary Bomford, b 22 Apr 1959

3h I0214 Susan Bomford, b 30 Jan 1961

4h I0215 Sheldon Bomford, b 4 Jun 1969

5h I0216 Tammy Bomford, b 15 Mar 1972

3g I0210 Heming m (2) Geraldine ---

4g I0211 Richard Bomford, b 3 May 1940, d 24 Aug 1972, and had issue

1h I0217 Tawny Shan Bomford, b 4 Jun 1961

2h I0218 Robin Bomford, b 4 Mar 1966

4f I0201 Arthur G Bomford, b 15 Nov 1905, d 7 May 1980, m I0205 Mae Bledsol, b 7 May 1906, d 22 Jul 1974, and had issue

1g I0206 Marilyn Bomford

2g I0207 Gloria Bomford

5f I0204 Alma Bomford, b 11 Jul 1912, d 14 Sep 1912

2e I0162 Heming m(2) I1229 Gloria Widdows

3e I0163 Sidney Bomford, dy

4e I0164 Arthur Henry Bomford, b 1874 at Wixford, d 1975, m I0251 Margaret Davis of Herts, and had issue.  Described in his mother's probate record as a country house manager.

1f I0252 Owen Heming Bomford, b 1901 m(1) 1929 I0253 Phyllis Mantle; m(2) I0254 Alice, and had issue

1g I0255 Patricia Rose Bomford, b 1930

5e I0165 Lucy Caroline Bomford, b 1876 at Wixford, m I1185 H H Baylis of Hadford

6e I0166 Margaret Ellen Bomford, b 1881 at Wixford, m I1186 Arthur Davis, described in Margaret's mother's probate record as a company director.

4d I0144 Julia Louisa Bomford, b 1847, d 1863

5d I0145 Charles Francis Bomford, b 1845, d 1927 m I0167 Susan Burrows, b 1846, d 1925, and had issue. In the 1881 census, Charles is listed as a farmer of 220 acres at Bearley. The two youngest children were born at 'Lench', the others at Bearley.

1e I0180 Letitia Bomford, b 1869

2e I0181 Francis Anthony Bomford, b 1871 at Atch Lench, d Birmingham, m 1893 I0187 Bessie Wrighton, and had issue

1f I0188 Francis Albert Bomford, b 1903, d 2000 at Birmingham, m 1929 I1187 Talana Lane, b 1904

2f I0189 Kenneth David Bomford, b 1912, m I1266 Betty Baldwin, and had issue

1g I0190 Martin David Bomford, b 1944, m I0192 Alison Watts, and had issue

1h I0193 Jeremy James Bomford, b 1976

2h I0194 David Kenneth Bomford, b 1979

2g I0191 Christopher Anthony Bomford, b 1949, m I0195 Heather, and had issue

1h I0196 Jessica Bomford, b 1977

2h I0197 Sarah Bomford, b 1979

3e I0182 George Harold Bomford, b 1874, m I0185 Annie, and had issue

1f I0186 Reginald Bomford

4e I0183 Mabel Rowena Bomford, b 1879, m I0184 Herbert Hyde

6d I0146 Theo Bomford (twin), b 1849, d 1850

7d I0147 Sarah Jane Bomford (twin), b 1849, dy

8d I0148 Theophilus Bomford, b 1850 at Dunnington (Salford parish), d 1910 at Haselor (Great Alne) m 1878 at Arrow I0168 Mary Ann Davidson, b 1844, and had issue. The 1881 census shows him as a Coal Merchant

1e I0169 Theophilus James Bomford, b 1880 at Great Alne, d Guernsey, m I0179 Lillian Bracher Manning, and had issue

1f I1261 Yvonne Wilma Bomford, b 29 Mar 1915

2f I1262 Margaret Jean Bomford, b 1 Jul 1917

2e I0170 Charles Edward Bomford, b 1884 at Great Alne m I0178 Emma Mathews, b Stratford on Avon, and had issue. They emigrated to Ontario; their descendants live in the Brantford area. Emma was 17 when married. I0976 Larry remembers her as a smoker, the only one in the family.

1f I0972 Mary Bomford, b 1904 m I0974 Edward Boucher. Children Paul (a Catholic priest) and Richard (married with three children).

2f I0973 Edward Charles Bomford, m I0975 Mary Theresa Sims, and had issue

1g I0976 Larry Bomford, b 1947

2g I0977 Anne Marie Bomford, b 1949

3g I0978 Rita Bomford, b 1950

4g I0979 Richard Charles Bomford, b 1952

5g I0980 Mark Bomford (triplet), b 1957

6g I0981 Mary Bomford (triplet), b 1957

7g I0982 Margaret Bomford (triplet), b 1957

3e I0171 Guy Bomford, b 1886 at Great Alne, d 1968, m 1918 I0174 Jennie Salmon, and had issue

1f I0175 Theo Guy Bomford, b 1921, m I0177 Lilian Anderson

2f I0176 Barbara Ann Bomford, b 1923

4e I0172 Alice Mary Bomford, b Great Alne, m I0173 Bert Saunders, and had issue

1f I0149 Caroline Letitia Bomford, b 1853, d 22 Mar 1928 at Worthing (probate)

2f I0150 George Frazer Bomford, b 1858, d 1875

6b I0034 Benjamin Bomford, b 1784 at Atch Lench, d Sep 1854 at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench m(1) 1813 I0100 Mary James, b 1792, d 1829 at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench, and had issue.  Took over his parents home, 'The Firs'.

1c I0101 Mary Bomford, b 1814, d 1824

2c I0102 Ann Bomford, b 1815, d 1831

3c I0103 Elizabeth Bomford, b 1821, d 1885, m I0109 G Hollington, and had a daughter

1d I0110 Louisa Bomford, b 1849, d 1870

6b I0034 Benjamin m(2) I0108 Mary (possibly Mary Cooke or Mary Cook) b 1787, d 1863 at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench and had issue

1c I0104 Benjamin Bomford, b 1823 at Atch Lench, d 1880 at Pitchill m I0256 Mary Smith, b 1824 at Rushford, d 1891, and had issue. At the time of his death in 1880, he was working 6000 acres. More on Benjamin, his family and Pitchill House.  May have lived for several years at Dodford Priory.

1d I0259 Mary Smith Bomford, b 1847 at Dodford, d 29 Jun 1923 (probate) at Pitchill buried at Atch Lench. Lived in Pitchill all her life

2d I0260 Ernest George Cooke Bomford (or Ernest George Charles Bomford), b 1849 at Pitchill, d 8 Mar 1901 at Springhill buried at Atch Lench m 1890 at Fosseway I0289 Janet Elizabeth Ferguson, b 1865 at Fosseway, Perthshire, d 16 Sep 1953 at Bredon buried at Atch Lench, and had issue. His third name might be Charles, or it might be Cook or Cooke after his grandmother I0108 Mary. He was a great innovator. Grew up to 100 acres of hops. Started a brewery and had many tied houses in the Chadbury Fladbury area. The brewery eventually moved to Birmingham. Had a bakery in Harvington, The Avon Pure Bread Company. Became ill with diabetes. After Ernest's death Janet managed well, with a weekly visit from I0304 Ray Bevington. They were tenants of the Ecclesiastical Commissioners until 1920, when the farm was bought. She moved to Bredon in 1920 when James took over the management of the farm. Her daughter Janet lived there with her. More on Ernest, his family and Springhill.

1e I0290 Janet Helen Ferguson Bomford, b 1894 at Springhill, d 1973 at Evesham buried at Atch Lench. After the death of her mother in Bredon, she moved to Greenhill, Evesham.

2e I0291 James Ferguson Bomford, b 17 Jan 1896, d 30 Sep 1986 at Springhill buried at Atch Lench m(1) 19 Apr 1922 I0293 Dorothy Walker, b Knightwick, and had issue. Bradfield School. Was planning to go to Cambridge for a BSc in Agriculture, but WW1 got in the way. He and I0304 I0284 Douglas enlisted together, on 5th Sept 1914, in the 2 8 Worcesters. Fought at Ypres and at Cambrai. Returned and took over the management of the farm in 1920. Established an arboretum at Springhill. Supervised the siting of each tree from his upstairs window to ensure all were visible. J Maurice Stokes of Severn Stoke near Worcester had set up the business J M Stokes Ltd. He had said he wanted James to run his business. On JM's death, James was chief executor. The two companies were merged as Stokes Bomford with James as managing Director. He retired in 1964 and his son Bill succeeded him. He left the company in the 1970s. Dorothy's father was a substantial farmer from Knightwick. James had been a pupil in the area. After their divorce she lived at Hartland Quay, Devon where she looked after Lawson. Spent her final years with Gwen at Alderton.

1f I0294 Gwendolen Dorothy Ferguson Bomford, b 11 Jan 1924, d 1984. Educated at Bredonbury Court near Hereford and Wickham Abbey. Remained a spinster but very active in the family.

2f I0295 Lawson Bomford, b 12 May 1926 at Springhill, d 1978 at Hartland. Suffered from thyroid deficiency from birth and always needed care. Lived with his mother at Hartland Quay.

3f I0296 Ernest William Bomford, known as Bill, b 1927 at Springhill, d 1995 m 1954 I0299 Patricia Alice Smith, known as Patsy, daughter of local figure Hector Smith, and had issue. Educated at The Elms, Colwall, and Uppingham. National Service in the Royal Marines. Studied the growing of tomatoes in Holland. Master of fox and hounds and fine horseman. Several steeplechase successes. Was managing director of Stokes Bomford but left them in the 1970s after a boardroom difference of opinion.

1g I0300 Alison Bomford (or Allison Bomford?), b 1955, m 1977 I1247 John Delisle Wells, a farmer.

2g I0301 Emma Bomford, b 1957

3g I0302 James William Bomford, b 1959 m(1) 1986 I1188 Catriona Margaret Cameron Robertson, b 1960, and had issue. Studied agriculture at Cirencester. Farmed in the Defford area. Separated then divorced from Catriona.

1h I1189 Benjamin Robertson Bomford, b 1987

3g I0302 James William m(2) 1999 I1248 Alison Jane Kennedy. Alison has a daughter Charlotte Victoria Kennedy. In 2001 James and Alison were farming at Blockley near Moreton in Marsh.

4f I0297 Anita Mary Bomford, b 1933, m 1957 I0303 Peter Sale, d 1977

2e I0291 James Ferguson m(2) I0298 Phyllis Garms b 1910, d 1987

3e I0292 I0305 Elizabeth Mary Ferguson Bomford, b 27 Dec 1898 at Springhill, d 22 Mar 1979 buried at Atch Lench m 1924 I0304 I0284 Douglas Raymond Bomford (Bevington), b 26 Feb 1894 at Bevington, d 23 Sep 1969 buried at Atch Lench

3d I0261 Fanny Bomford, b 1851 at Pitchill, d 10 Oct 1856 buried at Atch Lench

4d I0262 Eva Agnes Bomford, b 1853 at Pitchill, d 22 Aug 1870 buried at Atch Lench

5d I0263 Raymond Bomford, b 29 Nov 1855 at Pitchill, d 19 Jan 1920 (probate) buried at Atch Lench m 1889 I0282 Eveline Mary Perkins, b 1866, d 27 Feb 1934 (probate) buried at Atch Lench, and had issue. Lived at Bevington Hall. With brother I0264 Benjamin he founded the business R & B Bomford, which led to the foundation of Bomford and Evershed.  Died unexpectedly after an emergency operation for suppurative cholecystitis, at Abbey Manor, Evesham.  More on Raymond, his family and Bevington Hall.  Business records of Bomford and Evershed have been conserved in the Museum of English Rural Life, including some personal papers of the Bomford family 1849 to 1959 (Catalogue 1, Catalogue 2).  Bomford and Evershed has evolved into Bomford Turner.

1e I0283 Benjamin Raymond Bomford, b 1891 at Bevington Hall, d 1917 at Bevington Hall. A fine pianist and organist. Used to play the organ in Dunnington chapel. Was a private in the Warwickshire Regiment. After serving in the trenches he was discharged on medical grounds with 'dysentery'. Dick (I0288 Richard Raymond Bomford) thinks Benjamin contracted TB at a later date.

2e I0284 I0304 Douglas Raymond Bomford, b 26 Feb 1894 at Bevington Hall, d 23 Sep 1969 buried at Atch Lench m 1924 I0305 I0292 Elizabeth Mary Ferguson Bomford, b 27 Dec 1898 at Springhill, d 22 Mar 1979 buried at Atch Lench. Douglas went to Mill Hill School and Wycliff College. Studied medicine at Edinburgh University but joined up in 1914. Was wounded in the hip which gave him a painful limp. Returned to manage R & B Bomford following the death of his father in 1920. The firm became Bomford Brothers when Benjamin withdrew to concentrate on farming and the management of the new firm was shared by Douglas, Leslie and Ernest. When he married his cousin Betty they moved into Bevington Hall. He was a founder member and twice president of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (1955 & 56). The Douglas Bomford Trust was founded in his memory to support education and research in Agricultural Engineering. Chairman of Bomford Bros, Pitchill; Chairman of Bomford and Evershed, Salford Priors; Member of the Ministry of Agriculture's Machinery Advisory Committee; Member of the NFU Machinery Committee.  More on Douglas Raymond.

3e I0285 Leslie Raymond Bomford, b 14 Dec 1896 at Bevington Hall, d 12 Apr 1981 at Hampshire m(1) I0306 Jill Madaline --- and had issue. Commenced medical studies at Edinburgh but joined the Worcestershire Regiment in 1914, serving throughout the war. DSO MC and Bar. Wounded in August 1918 in the brachial plexus and suffered a permanent disability of the right arm and hand. After living at Pitchill and sharing the management of the business he joined Sentinel in 1924 and went to Kenya for them in 1925 to help develop their steam tractors. Told them to adopt diesel engines and pneumatic tyres but they wouldn't listen. He returned to Pitchill but in 1931 he went farming at Tufton Warren, Whitchurch, Hampshire, (tenant of the Portsmouth Estates) where he stayed for the rest of his life. He was very inventive in farm machinery and was also a collector of antique clocks.  More on L R Bomford.

1f I0308 Robert Harold Raymond Bomford, b 31 May 1940 m 1977 I1190 Teresa Nowacka, b 1938. He is an immunologist and has worked for the Wellcome Foundation. He told me he also had his own research company at one time.

2f I1166 Julia Bomford, b 1948

3e I0285 Leslie Raymond m(2) I0307 Stella Cowle

4e I0286 Griffith Raymond Bomford, b Jun 1901, d 6 Sep 1904 buried at Atch Lench, probably as a result of typhoid fever

5e I0287 Ernest Raymond Bomford, b 5 Jan 1906 at Bevington Hall, d 31 Jan 1962 at Rushford buried at Atch Lench m 1937 I0309 Patricia Brooke, b 1911, and had issue. Educated at home, then Wycliff College. At the age of 16 he returned home to help his father with the farm. He served on the War Agricultural Executive Committee during WW2 and was active in NFU matters. He and Douglas split up in 1942 and he concentrated on farming, taking no further part in the running of Bomford Brothers though he was a director of Bomford Brothers for 16 years. Pat was a magistrate on the Alcester bench for more than 20 years, having been chairman and also chairman of the juvenile court. She has been a great supporter of the Womens Institute as well as a renowned organizer of parties. Moved from Rushford to Beaminster, close to Jane and Peter.  More on Ernest, his family and Rushford.

1f I0310 Nicholas Raymond Bomford, b 1939 at Pitchill m 1966 I0313 Gillian Reynolds, b Surrey, and had issue. Kelly College. After training, he taught at Dartmouth RNC, Wellington College (Housemaster), Haberdashers Monmouth School for Boys (Headmaster), Uppingham School (Head) and Harrow School for Boys (Head). Retired 2000.

1g I0314 Kate Patricia Mary Bomford, b 1967

2g I0315 Rebecca Anne Bomford, b 1969

2f I0311 Jane Raymond Bomford, b 1940 at Pitchill m 1966 I1191 Peter Pinkster, Captain RN, b 1930. They have two daughters, Sarah Jane and Ann Victoria.

3f I0312 Anthony Raymond Bomford, b 21 Nov 1943 at Rushford, d 26 Mar 2001 at St Briavels, Glos buried at Forest of Dean m(1) 1968 I0316 Elizabeth Ann Veal, b Ely, Cambridge, and had issue. He started to study Agriculture but then took a degree in biology at the Cambridge College of Arts and Technology. Met Liz at this time. RSPB film unit for 4 years. Made a freelance film in the Shetlands including underwater footage of seals and of auks 'flying' underwater. Then made many films for the Survival series of Anglia Television. Also worked for BBC, Television New Zealand and Cicada Films. After the diagnosis of bone cancer in 1998 he returned home to the Forest of Dean and worked as a producer as well as taking up water colour painting. Titles include: Battle of the Bison Forest; Paradise Ploughed; Chile - Land of Extremes; Hunters of the Silver Shoals; Burning Heart.

1g I0317 Ciera Elizabeth Bomford, b 1972

2g I0318 Rose Tiffany Bomford, b 1974

3f I0312 Anthony Raymond m(2) 1989 I0319 Rachel Louise Haigh, b 1954. Rachel is a physiotherapist, with a daughter Zula.

6e I0288 Richard Raymond Bomford, b 1907. Educated at Bromsgrove School, then studied medicine at Oxford and at the London Hospital. Served in the RAMC and was Brigadier Consultant Physician to the 14th Army in Burma under Slim. CBE. Wine connoisseur., musician, organist, piano accordion virtuoso. Consultant Adviser to the Ministry of Health on general medicine. He broadcast for several years as 'The Radio Doctor'. Always came to Springhill for Christmas. Retired to Essex.

6d I0264 Benjamin Bomford, b 12 Oct 1857 at White House, d 18 Mar 1929 (probate) at Harvington Lodge buried at Atch Lench m I0277 Gertrude Brewer Kendrick, b 24 Sep 1856 at Birmingham, d 21 Mar 1929 (probate) at Harvington Lodge buried at Atch Lench, and had issue. Partner with I0263 Raymond in R & B Bomford and then Bomford and Evershed.  Belonged to, and with Ray helped to build, the Baptist Chapel at Dunnington but was also a Trustee of the older Atch Lench chapel property from 1st June 1921. He was first chairman of Harvington P C on its foundation, a school manager and a trustee of Parish Charities. Captained the Harvington cricket team for many seasons in his younger days.  More on Benjamin, his family and Harvington Lodge.

1e I0278 Beatrice Mary Bomford, b 1888, d 1 Jun 1945 buried at Atch Lench, m 1989 I0320 William Moreton, d 5 Aug 1939 buried at Atch Lench

2e I0279 Benjamin Norris Bomford, known as Norris, b 1893 at Harvington Lodge, d 20 Mar 1928 (probate) at Salford Priors buried at Atch Lench m Mar 1915 at Evesham I0321 Elsie Fisher, b 1890, d 1964 buried at Salford Priors, and had issue. Not a strong boy; suffered from asthma all his life. Educated at Dean Close School, Cheltenham. Lived at The Orchards. He was a very successful fruit grower, winning prizes for his apples. Loved fast cars. Probably died as a result of chest injuries from the crash of a Chrysler 80 in the Lenches when returning from Fladbury. Died a year later, aged only 35. Elsie was daughter of William A Fisher of Greenhill, Evesham, fourth partner in the original Bomford and Evershed. He was a market gardener, and served several terms as mayor of Evesham. Elsie was a great actress, taking part in many amateur productions. She married again not long after Norris died, to Gordon Cutler, who had purchased the farm. The farm was eventually left to Michael.  More on Norris, his family and The Orchards.

1f I0322 Michael Benjamin Norris Bomford, b 25 Jul 1916 at The Orchards, Salford Priors, d 17 Dec 2002 at Broom, buried 23 Dec 2002 at Atch Lench m(1) 9 Mar 1938 I0324 Louise Frederique Keuchenius, b 1916 at Lolboek Pakam, Sumatra, Netherlands East Indies, d 25 Mar 1991 at Long Hall, Stockton, Wilts buried at Salford Priors, and had issue. From the age of 10 she was educated at Arnhem. She came to stay in Salford Priors with Mary Evershed and met Michael at a fete. He was educated at Greenhill School, Evesham, Woodnorton Preparatory School, Malvern College. Keen sprinter and cricketer. Rode point to point and with the North Warwickshire hunt. Organized shoots at The Orchards and managed the shooting syndicate over the Ragley land. Chairman of the Research Station at Luddington until 1981. Director of Bomford and Evershed for many years. Produced fruit, vegetables and arable crops on more than 1000 acres at Dunnington. Joint master of the West Warwickshire hunt. Served in the Home Guard in WW2. Keen supporter of the Conservative Party; entertained John Profumo when he was the MP.  More on Michael, his family and the Dunnington Farm.

1g I0325 Norris Gordon Benjamin Bomford, b 28 Feb 1939 at Harvington m 13 Jan 1973 at Malvern I0328 Rosalie Carol Hinds, known as Ro, b 12 Nov 1939 at Malvern, and had issue. She is said to have come from an engineering family, certainly on the part of her father and sister. Says she is not an engineer. He was educated at The Elms, Malvern College, became an engineer. Ran an engineering business at 'The Orchards', repairing engines. He is a Sterling Engine enthusiast and an official of the Sterling Engine Society. Retired.

1h I0329 Isabel Lorna Bomford, b 17 Jun 1975 at Worcester

2h I1246 Lucy Louise Bomford, b 8 Nov 1976 at Worcester

2g I0326 Susannah Louise Bomford, b 30 Sep 1941 m 1962 I0330 Nicholas Yeatman-Biggs, b Chesterfield. Lawnside School, Malvern, Severn Springs School, Cheltenham (Head Girl). Studied French in Paris. Lives at Long Hall, Stockton, Wilts and farms several hundred ancestral acres. Children Annabelle, Harry, Huyshe.

3g I0327 George William Benjamin Bomford, b 5 Feb 1945 at The Orchards, Salford Priors. The Elms, Malvern College, RAC Cirencester. Worked for a farm equipment firm before returning to join his father in the business. Set up Pick-Your-Own enterprise and farm shop. In 2001 he was farming over 3000 acres.

1f I0322 Michael Benjamin Norris Bomford m(2) 21 Mar 1995 at Stratford on Avon I1251 Barbara Futrill

2f I0323 William Bruce Norris Bomford, known as Bruce, Dr, b 7 Feb 1919 at The Orchards, Salford Priors, d 26 Dec 2004 at Carlisle m(1) 17 May 1944 I0331 Jean Galton Upward, b 25 Aug 1920 at Widnes, Lancs, d 6 Jun 1993, and had issue. Qualified MB BS in 1943, called up to Royal Army Medical Core and went to Normandy after D Day. Was on a jungle warfare course on VE day and did not return home until 1947. Joined BP as Surgeon in Charge at their 120 bed refinery hospital in Little Aden. After 12 years returned to BP head office as Chief Medical Officer. Retired in 1979 aged 60 and wrote 'The Bomfords of Worcestershire', a history of the family and their houses, published privately in 1983.  Lived at The Stables, Salford Priors.  More.

1g I0332 Adrian Bruce Bomford, b 15 Mar 1945 at Liverpool m 25 Jan 1975 at Lewisham RO I0334 Patricia Elizabeth Walker, b 17 Oct 1945 at Edinburgh, and had issue. Brentwood School, London Hospital Medical College. Kings College Hospital (liver unit). Spent a year at MIT under Prof Hamish Munro in the Department of Nutrition, funded by WHO.

1h I0335 Jamie Alexander Bomford, b 16 Jun 1977 at London

2h I1192 Douglas Frazer Bomford, b 27 Oct 1978 at London

3h I1193 Dagmar Elizabeth Bomford (twin), b 14 Dec 1981 at London

4h I1194 Hamish Adrian Bomford (twin), b 14 Dec 1981 at London

5h I1195 Frazer John Bomford, b 20 Mar 1983 at London

2g I0333 Jonathan Galton Bomford, b 5 Jun 1948 m 19 Jul 1975 at Greenwich I0336 Marion Marriott, b 11 Feb 1951 at Chatham, Kent, and had issue. Brentwood School. Articled to Messrs Kingscott Dix at Evesham. Qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Worked in London, Nairobi, Middle East including Dubai. Bought Springhill House from the estate of I0291 James Bomford. Retired there in 2000.

1h I1196 Benjamin Charles Bomford, b 25 Jul 1978 at Nairobi

2h I1197 Thomas William Bomford, b 1 Dec 1980 at Dubai

2f I0323 William Bruce Norris Bomford m(2) 1994 I1198 Sheila Mackenzie Heywood, b 1926

3e I0280 Gwendoline Gertrude Bomford, known as Daisy, b 21 Dec 1894, d 16 Mar 1984 buried at Atch Lench m 1922 at Dunnington I1199 Percy Hughes, b 1894, d 10 Jun 1984 at Salford Lodge buried at Atch Lench. She worked as a clerk at Pitchill while living at home at Harvington Lodge. OBE.  Percy Hughes also owned New Inn Lane with his brother.

I0281 Harold Kendrick Bomford, known as Ken, b 16 Apr 1899 at Harvington Lodge, d 18 Nov 1958 buried at Atch Lench m I1200 Lilias Heath, b 28 Oct 1904, d 25 Feb 1978 buried at Atch Lench. Her father had at one time worked at the Pitchill Works. Her brothers were Frank and David Heath. He lived at Harvington Lodge. Farmed in partnership with Pip Hughes for several years. He was a fine shot and a keen fisherman. Had a collection of guns and fishing rods. Collected antique clocks, which were auctioned for some £60 000 after his death. He had a workshop where he made all sorts of things including toys much prized by his nephews. He was a director of Bomford and Evershed from 1930 to 1958.

7d I0265 Edith Anne Bomford, b 1858 at Alcester, d 1922, m 19 Aug 1886 at Salford Priors I0276 Richard Henry Jephcott

8d I0266 Lucy Gertrude Bomford, b 1860 at Pitchill, d 1935 m I0275 William Green. Lived in Essex

9d I0267 Helen Bomford, known as Nellie, b 1862 at Pitchill, d 1911 m 2 Nov 1891 at Salford Priors I0274 Harold Kendrick. Harold went to New Zealand with his brother Ernest and never came back. She returned to live at Pitchill.

10d I0268 Alfred William Bomford, b 1868 at Pitchill, d 18 Jul 1924 at The Laurels, Harvington, m I0269 Caroline Ruth Millar, and had issue.  After Alfred's death Caroline married A H Cutler.

1e I0270 Benjamin Carol Millar Bomford, b 1900 at Netherton, Elmley Castle, d 3 Dec 1983 buried at Atch Lench

2e I0271 John Ernest Leighton Bomford, known as Jack, b 23 Apr 1903 at Netherton, Elmley Castle, d 28 Jun 1977 buried at Atch Lench

3e I0272 Mary Kathleen Leighton Bomford, b 1906 at Worcester, d 1938 buried at Atch Lench, m 1930 I0273 Dr Ballenger

 2c I0105 Mary Bomford, b 1825, d 1850, m I0257 Thomas Scroxton

 3c I0106 Ann Bomford, dy

 4c I0107 I0938 Katherine Bomford, b 1828, m I0258 I0041 William Bomford (Stone), b 1816 at Fladbury.