The Bomford Family of Ireland and Allied Families

 

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Family Tree

Chapter 1 The Early Days from 1580  $$                                   ($$ = Land Summary)

Chapter 2 Mostly Land 1703 ‑ 1721   $$

Chapter 3 Oliver, Thomas and Laurence 1721 ‑ 1729

Chapter 4 Stephen of Gallow 1724 ‑ 1738

Chapter 5 Thomas of Rahinstown 1725 ‑ 1740   $$

Chapter 6 Thomas' Mortgage Problems 1740 ‑ 1760

Chapter 7 The Cousins of Clounstown & Killeglan 1734 ‑ 1759

Chapter 8 Mostly Marriages 1742 ‑ 1760

Chapter 9 The Two Stephens & The Rev John 1743 ‑ 1761

Chapter 10 Edward of Hightown 1750 ‑ 1762

Chapter 11 Children of Stephen the Elder 1760 ‑ 1780   $$

Chapter 12 Children of Oliver & Laurence 1759 ‑ 1769

Chapter 13 William of Cushenstown 1760 ‑ 1803

Chapter 14 William's Brothers & Sisters 1764 ‑ 1800

Chapter 15 The Bomfords of Rahinstown 1779 ‑ 1800

Chapter 16 David & his Brother Isaac 1780 ‑ c1800   $$

Chapter 17 The Last of Oliver's & Laurence's Branches; & The Unplaced Bomfords 1836 - 1899

Chapter 18 Stephen the Younger & his Children 1797 ‑ 1816

Chapter 19 Robert of Rahinstown & David of Gallow 1802 ‑ 1817   $$

Chapter 20 The Minority of George the Younger 1814 ‑ 1832

Chapter 21 Robert's Children - Marriages & Settlements 1821 ‑ 1839

Chapter 22 The End of the Rahinstown Family 1831 ‑ 1858

Chapter 23 Isaac Introduces the North‑Bomfords 1815 ‑ 1840   $$

Chapter 24 George the Younger comes of Age 1832 ‑ 1837  $$

Chapter 25 George of Oakley Park 1838 ‑ 1849

Chapter 26 Samuel Bomford & his Family 1813 ‑ 1980s

Chapter 27 The North‑Bomfords of Ferrans 1836 ‑ 1899   $$

Chapter 28 The Johns of Ferrans 1866 ‑ 1965

Chapter 29 George Bomford's Land 1854 ‑ 1899   $$

Chapter 30 George & his Family 1850 ‑ 1890s

Chapter 31 Bomford Trustees & Mortgages 1832 ‑ 1899

Chapter 32 Family Trouble 1881 ‑ l900

Chapter 33 John Francis' Children 1870 ‑ 1980s

Chapter 34 Death of John Francis & the End of the Irish Land  1911 - 1933   $$

Chapter 35 George Lyndon & his Family 1890s ‑ 2005

Chapter 36 Conclusion

 

Appendixes

 

Appendix A    The Bomford Irish Houses

Appendix B    Land Summary

Appendix C    The Norman Barons in Ireland

Appendix D    The Famine

Appendix E    Index of Family Trees

Appendix F    Index of Allied Families

Appendix G    Killed in Action

 

Maps

 

Map of disputed bog of Clonfad

Map of the land of Ross

Co Kildare properties

Meath properties

Westmeath properties

1730 Survey of Laurencetown (Oakley Park)

Townland of Oakley Park based on 1836 OS

Oakley Park based on 1883 Ordnance Survey

 

Oakley Park

 

The 1839 Extension

Transverse Section Plan of the 1839 extension

Floor plans c1920