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THE BOMFORDS OF WORCESTER

 

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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.

There is a concise version of this tree, which has the genealogical information but omits the historical and biographical detail.

Contributions have been made by many members of the family. Information also came from a search of the IGI ( the International Genealogical Index , made available by the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ; numbers such as c074851 in the text generally refer to IGI entries ) , with a bit of guesswork as to marriages. Other valuable sources are freebmd (an index of births, marriages and deaths in the UK) and familyhistoryonline, which has the 1881 census plus many other Bomford records.

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. About seventy copies were circulated in this form in the 1970s. An extract from an early typed and handwritten tree is attached. The tree has been converted to an electronic database, as a GED file (right click on the link and select Save Target As or similar 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. The GED version is no longer being maintained and does not reflect more recent changes to the tree below). The trees on this internet site were derived from Peter Bomford's original tree, with additional information from Kim Bomford, and have been updated since 2005 with information provided by members of the family and others interested in it.

Four digit 'I' numbers in this tree corresponded with the electronic number given to each individual in the original GED database file.

If you have corrections, updates, or biographical information that can be added to the tree please contact us. 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 Bomford or related family websites or other relevant information on the internet would be most welcome. More specific dates of births, marriages and deaths would be most 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.

D av id Bomford in Ad elaide, South A ustralia, is putting together a collection of pictures of Bomfords, old and new. If you have any which you would be able to share, please Contact Us.

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 or Mary Hifon. 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.'

 

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.

We have early records of other Bomfords living at Arrow and at White Ladies Aston, but cannot yet link them to the tree below.

 

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

1b I0003 Laurence Bomford, b 1617, d 1720 at County Meath, Ireland, m 1650 I0006 Eleanor Chevenix, b 1633, d 1722. Laurence went to Ireland and started the Irish branch of the family. (Documents relating to Laurence's son Oliver suggest that Laurence was probably born and married about 20 years later than these dates, though the date of death is correct - 1.6.1. If the revised dates are correct, then he may not have been I0002 Thomas' brother.)

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. Alternatively, I0935 Nicholas Bomford advises ( email 7 Mar 2007) that Peter Bomford's father Christopher wrote to him in 1990: "The house ... at Wyre, used to be down the lane towards the Mill – when I first tried to find it, about 1938, I was told that it had been cleared away a few years before that. It had been a timber framed house with soft ‘wattle and daub’ fillings – similar to the oldest ones at Atch Lench – I should expect." Nicholas couldn't make the dates work and Christopher agreed no Bomfords were likely to have been at the house at the time of the battle, 1651. They hadn't yet moved from Arrow. The visit would have been on August 29 because J.W. Willis Bund reconstructed Cromwell's movements and where he stayed during the week he moved on Worcester, setting his troops, and that is the date he would have passed the house. Alternatively, it might have been the Bomfords of White Ladies Aston who enjoyed Cromwell's company.

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.

1a I0002 Thomas Bomford, of Arrow, b 1612, the elder son, stayed in the area. Thomas was probably a tenant farmer of the Earl of Coventry who lived at Croome Court, near Pershore. Thomas married and had two sons

2a I0004 John Bomford of Arrow, b 1655, d Arrow m 1675 I0007 Mary Hiron (or Maria Hyerne), b 1645 (i.e. 10 years older than her husband: he was 20 and she was 30 when they married, if these dates are correct) 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

3a I1267 Jana Bomford b c1685 (i.e. 10 years after the marriage, and when her mother was 40, if the dates are correct)

3b I0008 John Bomford, b c1686 m I0009 Alice and had issue

4a I0010 John Bomford b 1714 (?) , m I1273 Hannah Wright in 1725 (he would have been aged 11 when he married if these dates are right) and had a son

5a I1274 John b c1728 (the father would have been 14 when his son was born if these dates are correct)

4b I1268 Hannah Bomford b c1704 (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.)

4c I1269 William Bomford b c1706

4d I1270 Elizabeth Bomford b c1710

4e I1271 Ralph Bomford b c1714, m I1275 Mary --- Rose ---, and had issue

5a I1276 John Bomford b c1738, m I1283 Sarah ---, and had a daughter

6a I1284 Nancy Bomford b c1764

5b I1277 William Bomford b c1741, m I1285 Hannah ---, and had issue

6a I1286 William Bomford b c1764

6b John Bomford b c 1766 dy

6c I1287 John Bomford b c1770 m I1300 Mary ---, and had issue

7a I1301 Nancy Bomford b c1792

7b I1302 Hannah Bomford b c1794

7c Elizabeth Bomford b c1798

7d I1303 Elizabeth Bomford b c1805

7e I1304 John Bomford b c1805

7 f I1305 Sarah Bomford b c1807

7g I1306 Maria Bomford b c1809

7 hI1307 Marianne Bomford b c1811

7 i I1308 Zachariah Bomford b c1813, m I1329 Mary ---, and had issue

8a I1330 Mary Bomford b c1832, d 1899

8b I1331 John Bomford b c1834

8c I1332 Lucy Bomford b c1846

8d I1333 Emma Bomford b c1854

6d I1288 James Bomford b c1777

6e I1289 Mary Bomford b c1779, m I1299 Thomas Page

6f I1290 Sarah Bomford b c1782

5c I1278 Thomas Bomford b c1743, m I1291 Margaret Bayley, and had issue

6a I1292 Thomas Bomford b c1777, m I1309 Mary Lowe

6b I1293 George Bomford b c1780, m I1310 Ann ---, and had issue

7a Maria Bomford b c1807, d 1809

7b John Bomford b c1809, dy

7c I1311 Maria Bomford b c1811

7d I1312 John Bomford b c1813

7e I1313 Edward Shore Bomford b c1816

7f I1314 Marianne Bomford b 1820

6c I1294 Mary Bomford

5d Benjamin Bomford b c1754, dy

5e I1279 Benjamin Bomford b c1757 m I1295 Katherine, and had issue

6a I1296 William Bomford b c1782 m I1315 Elizabeth ---, and had issue

7a I1316 James Bomford b c1809

7b I1317 Maria Bomford b c1811

7c I1318 Samuel Bomford b c1813 m I1324 Theresa ---, and had a daughter

8a I1325 Theresa Bomford b c1849

7d I1319 William Bomford b c1815 m I1326 Mary ---, and had two sons

8a I1327 Samuel Bomford b c1832

8b I1328 William Bomford b c1833

7e I1320 Thomas Bomford b c1818

7f I1321 Joseph Bomford b c1821

7g I1322 John Bomford b c1823

7h I1323 Benjamin Bomford b c1826

6b I1297 James Bomford b c1792

6c I1298 Mary Bomford b c1794

6d Maria Bomford b c1807, dy?

5f I1280 Mary Bomford b c1761

5g I1281 Martha Bomford b c1761

5h I1282 Edward Bomford b c1765

4f I1272 Joseph Bomford b c1716

4g Thomas Bomford b c1719, dy

4h I0011 Thomas Bomford, b 1721 d 1759; m Ann ---, and had two sons

5a William Bomford b c1744

5b Joseph Bomford b c1746

2b I0005 Thomas Bomford b 1659 d 1727 at Wyre m I0013 Catherine, and had issue. In an alternative lineage for Thomas, he is from White Ladies Ashton

3a 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

4a I0989 John Bomford, b 1717, d 2 Aug 1758 buried at Fladbury

4b I0990 Hannah Bomford, b 1718 (christened 21 Aug 1718 at Wyre Piddle)

4c I0991 Thomas Bomford, b 1719 or b 1721, m 20 Aug 1748 at Worcester Cathedral I0995 Sarah Surman (Kim Bomford email 27 Feb 2007), and had issue

5a I0996 Thomas Bomford, b 9 Oct 1748, m 25 Feb 1770 at St Andrews Pershore I0997 Ann Cotterill (she was a minor) (Kim Bomford email 27 Feb 2007), and had issue

6aI0998 Susanna Bomford, b 1771

6b I0999 John Bomford, b 1772

6c I1000 Thomas Bomford, b 1775

6d I1001 Bentley Bomford, b 1778, m 19 Jan 1803 at St Andrew Holy Cross Pershore I1004 Martha Andrews (Kim Bomford email 27 Feb 2007), and had issue

7a I1005 Thomas Bomford, b 1803

7b I1006 Ann Bomford, b 1806

6e I1002 William Bomford, b 1787

6f I1003 Joseph Bomford, b 1790

4d I0992 Susanna Bomford, b 1721

4e I0993 Emma Bomford, b 1725, d 24 Oct 1753 buried at Fladbury

4f I0994 Bentley Bomford, b 1726, d 1781

3b 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

4a I0018 Elizabeth Bomford, b 12 Jun 1726 at Wyre. c074851

4b I1359 Susanna Bomford b c 1727 d c 1754, m 1747 I1360 Francis Wagstaff (son of Francis Wagstaff b 1693 m 1717 Sarah Ricketts) and had issue. I1360 Francis Wagstaff m(2) 11 Nov 1754 Mary Bushell and they had 8 children including I1354 James Wagstaff b 1769 who married I1353 Ann Bomford, and including also Charles, Susannah, Robert, William, Anne and Mary (Kim Bomford email 1 Mar 2007; IGI has an entry for Susanna Bamford)

5a I1361 James Wagstaff b 1750, d 1760 (Kim Bomford email 1 Mar 2007)

4c I0019 Mary Bomford, b 9 Oct 1727 at Wyre

4d I0020 Thomas Bomford, b 2 Feb 1732 at Wyre, d 23 Oct 1798 at Wyre, ?m I0024 Mary Wagstaff b 1748. Thomas' wife Mary Bomford d 4 Jun 1805 at Wyre. They had issue. (A Thomas Bomford m a Mary Stone 14 Jun 1763 at Pirton (IGI: 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. Note also that one of the grandchildren, I0041, is William Stone Bomford). Probate record for Mary Bomford d 4 Jun 1805

5a I1348 Mary Bomford b c1764 (c074851), m I1349 William Cole (m074851)

5b I1350 Susanna Bomford b c1766, m I1352 Richard Smith (or perhaps m I1351 William Smith - see the probate record) on 4 Apr 1793

5c I1353 Ann Bomford b c1768, m 11 Nov 1794 I1354 James Wagstaff b 1769 (son of Francis Wagstaff and Mary Bushell - see above)

5d I1357 Thomas Bomford b c1771, dy

5e I1355 Hannah Bomford , 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's Will'. (It is presumed that the 'late husband' is Hannah's mother Mary's late husband (Thomas) and 'Will' a reference to his will ie 'by my late Husband's Will' - the d's in Husband's is not entirely clear in the manuscript.)

5f 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

6a William Bomford b c1802 (c074851)

6b 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

7a I0950 William Bomford, b 10 May 1836 at Wyre, d 9 Dec 1869 at Wyre

7b I0951 Emma Bomford, b 10 Jul 1838 at Wyre, d 1914, m (vol 6c, p505, 2nd quarter 1867 : Kim Bomford emails 15 & 16 Apr 2010) at Wyre I0953 Henry East of Bevington Hall, b 1829, d 17 Dec 1872 at Pebworth (gravestone: the writing on the side may indicate that Emma is buried with her husband), and had issue . In 1871 Henry East's occupation was farmer and land owner. By 1881 after Henry's death, Emma owned land and houses and lived 51 Port St, Evesham. At the age of 62 Emma was classed as a lunatic

8a William East, b 1868 Kim Bomford email 16 Apr 2010)

8b Martha East, b 1870 (Kim Bomford email 15 Apr 2010)

8c Mary East, b 1870 (Kim Bomford email 15 Apr 2010)

8d Henry East, b 1872, moved to Kent, married and lived on own means (Kim Bomford email 15 Apr 2010)

8e Martin East, b 1873, remained in Evesham: his occupation was bank clerk (Kim Bomford email 15 Apr 2010)

7c I0952 Thomas Martin Bomford, b 13 Apr 1842 at Wyre (c074852), d 14 Nov 1861 at Wyre yre

6c 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

6d I0037 William Bomford, b 1808, d 1811

6e 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

6f 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

6g I0040 I0737 Susannah Bomford, b 25 Aug 1812, d 1893, m I0945 I0062 Benjamin Bomford, b 1820 at Little Alne

6h I0041 I0258 William Stone Bomford, b 14 Aug 1814 at Wyre (c074852) buried at Powick, m I0938 I0107 Catherine Ann Bomford, b 1828 at Atch Lench, and had issue

7a I0939 William James Bomford, b 26 Oct 1851 at Wyre. Unmarried

7b I0940 Benjamin Bomford, b Pershore, dy

7c 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

7d I0942 Edward Bomford, b 1847 at Pershore, dunm

7e I0943 Catherine Mary Bomford, b 1861 at Pershore, dunm 1899. Lived at Brush Farm, Callow, Worcs

6i 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

6j 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

6k 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

7a I0907 Katherine Letitia Bomford or Catherine Letitia Phillipa Bomford (probate), dunm at Wood View, 9 Feb 1874

7b 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, 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

8a 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'

9a 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

9b 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

9c I0923 Philippa Margaret Bomford, b 15 Jan 1919 at Holland Park, d 13 Dec 1996 at Popley, nr Basingstoke

8b 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

8c 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

8d I0914 Florence Dorothy (Dordy) Bomford, b 12 Oct 1888 at Holland Park, d 1966

8e 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

8f 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) 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; m(2) I0984 Brenda Jane Smith, d 1976; after Jane died, m(3) Jane's sister, I0985 Elizabeth Smith, known as Libber, d 1977. 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. See An exhibition of paintings of the French School, Bomford Collection, Bomford, H.J.P. , Arts Council, London, 1945 (10 pages plus plates). 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

9a 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

10a I0932 Daniele Bomford, b 1951 at Johannesburg

10b I0931 Chevron Bomford, b 1952 at Johannesburg

9a I0925 Richard James m(2) Aug 1956 I0930 Joan Aberson, b 10 Apr 1930, and had a daughter

10a I0933 Joanne Bomford, b 1958

9b I0926 John Powell Bomford, Dr, b 31 Oct 1927 at Homefield, Sutton, Surrey m(1) 25 Feb 1950 at London I0934 Jean Elisabeth Metcalfe, b 11 Mar 1931, d 25 Jul 2000, and had issue. Educated Broadstairs School, then Sherborne. MB BS DPM FRANZCP 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; awarded the Public Service Medal 1994 for services to Loddon Campaspe Mallee region

10a 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, PhD in history: teacher, historian and author

10b I0937 Nancy Madeleine Bomford, b 5 Mar 1960 at Purley, m 9 Feb 1991 at Newlyn I0987 Timothy Graham Osborne, b 25 Aug 1961 and had issue. Nancy and Tim are divorced. Nancy is the licencee of an inn in Cornwall

11a Lucy Elisabeth Osborne

11b Teresa Zara Osborne

11c Rinzey Nicholas Osborne

9b 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

9c 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, d 2005 or 2006. Peter wrote The Restless Wind about his voyage halfway round the world and back in a 25 foot Vertue with Jill (Nicholas Bomford email 7 Mar 2007). Peter and Gillian had three children

10a Gail Hamilton m Patrick Dempsey and had issue. Gail died and Patrick has remarried and had further issue

11a Katy Dempsey

11b Harry Dempsey

10b Katharine Hamilton m Martin Pender and had issue

11a Pip Pender

11b Max Pender

11c Jessica Gail Pender

10c Jock Hamilton went to sea, served in the marines and has pilot's licence (the flying variety)

7c I0909 Percy Bomford, d South Africa. There is a suggestion in the family that Percy did something ghastly in England and was banished by the family to South Africa. It has been suggested he had a criminal record there, but no-one has tried to look (as at Mar 2007)

6k I0045 James Bomford m(2) I0906 Katherine

5g 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

6a I0047 Thomas Bomford, b 1802 at Wyre, d 1849, m 1827 I0066 E L Lamprett or Ann Lamprit, d 1855, and had children

7a I0067 Mary Bomford, b c1830 at St Michael, Bricklehampton, d 1834 (Kim Bomford email 23 May 2012)

7b I0068 Thomas Bomford, b 1832 at Bricklehampton, d 14 May 1910 (newspaper reports) at Drakes Broughton, m(1) on 23 Sept 1852 at Claines I0073 Elizabeth Bayliss, d 1854 (no children) (Kim Bomford emails 30 Oct 2008 & 3 Feb 2009); m(2) I0072 Emma Kirby, b 1837 at Charlton Kings (Kim Bomford email 3 Feb 2008), 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

8a I0854 Gertrude Annie Bomford, b 1858 at Bricklehampton, m 1895 I0882 Thomas Westwood. In 1884 Gertrude Ann Bomford was plaintiff and John George Hobbs defendant in a case for breach of promise of marriage (Worcestershire Chronicle: Kim Bomford email 22 Aug 2012)

8b 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

9a I0884 Gertrude Annie Bomford, b 1889, d 1931

9b I0885 Thomas Reginald Bomford, b 1891, d 1973 at Allesborough Farm, Pershore, m 1922 I0897 Marjorie Williams, and had issue

10a I0898 Thomas Edward Bomford, b 1924 at Allesborough Farm, Pershore, d 1951 in a riding accident

10b 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

11a I0903 Marjorie Susan Bomford, b 1957, m 1979 I1206 Julian Michael Cooke

11b I0904 Elizabeth Sarah Bomford, b 1959

10c I0900 Ann Bomford or Anne Bomford, b Allesborough Farm, Pershore, m 1955 I0901 Ingham B Staight

9c I0886 Mary Leonora Bomford, b 1893, m 1927 I0896 A B Dunstan

9d I0887 Dorothy Bomford, b 1895, d 1897

9e I0895 James Oliver Bomford, b 1897, dy

9f I0888 Benjamin Hender Bomford, b 1898, d Bromsgrove, m 1926 I0892 M Irene Simpson, d 1926, and had a daughter

10a I0893 Margaret Bomford, b 1929 at Bromsgrove, m I0894 Trevor Burgess

9g I0889 Raymond Bradshaw Bomford, b 1901, d 1974 at Stoulton

9h I0890 Phyllis Joan Bomford, b 1904, m 1947 I0891 D J Browning, Dr, b 1885, d 1972

8c I0855 Frederick Henry Bomford, b 1862 at Bricklehampton, d 1910, m 1889 (1st quarter) I0878 Elizabeth Bridgwood, b 1868, d 1810 in USA, lived at Aston Warwick, and had issue. Elizabeth and her two daughters emigrated to Canada in 1913 on the Laurentic (Kim Bomford email 10 Oct 2012)

9a I0879 Frederick Clarence Bomford, b 4th quarter 1888, d 2nd quarter 1906

9b I0880 Miriam Elsie Bomford, b 5 Dec 1891, d 1959 in Los Angeles, m 23 Feb 1914 Harold Taunton in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and had two sons

9c I0881 Olive Lillian Bomford, b 27 Jul 1895, d 1957 in Los Angeles, m 16 Jun 1919 James Yuille in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and had one daughter

8d I0856 Avery Robert Bomford, b 1863 or 1864 at Bricklehampton, d 10 May 1927 (probate) from injuries from a motor accident (Kim Bomford email 30 Oct 2008), 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

9a I0873 Lillian Bomford b 1890, m I1255 William Maskell and had one child, George, b 1919?. Lived at Orchard Road. Sarah, her mother, moved in with Lillian after Avery died as Lillian was in poor health (Kim Bomford email 5 Nov 2008)

10a I1434 George Maskell, b 1919?

9b I0872 Avery Robert Bomford, b 11 Oct 1892 at Islington, London, d 6 June 1956 at Parkstone, Dorset, m(1) in 1916 at Barnet I1430 Maud M Hamilton b 1889 and had issue (Kim Bomford email 30 Oct 2008). Was in the Navy, but left to join the army using the name Robert Hamilton. After the armistice he resumed his real name. Maud may have gone to Canada on 2 Nov 1960 on the Sylvania (passenger list includes Maud M Bomford b 1892, Peter Bomford b 1919 and Iren Elizabeth Bomford, b 1939) (Kim Bomford email 3 Feb 2009)

10a I1431 Peter Bomford, b 18 Aug 1919 at 15 Frewel Buildings, Holborn (Kim Bomford emails 30 Oct 2008 & 3 Feb 2009)

10b I1432 Margaret Bomford, b 1922 at Holborn (Kim Bomford email 30 Oct 2008)

9b I0872 Avery Robert Bomford m(2) in 1922 at Wareham I0875 Emma Wilson, nee Matilda Elizabeth Emma Wescott, b 1889, d 18 Jan 1947, widow of Richard Wilson, and had issue (Kim Bomford email 30 Oct 2008)

10c I1433 Avis Bomford, d aged 9 months

10d I0876 Avery Robert Bomford, known as Bob, b 1927, d 2 April 2000, m I0877 Pearl Rose Claudina Dean, b 1926, divorced 1970

11a I1204 Kim Bomford, b 1956, has children

12a 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 Jonathan George Swales Hope Stemp, David Hurley and Jamie Peter Snell) and has children

13a I1342 Dale Jonathan Hurley, b 27 Nov 1990, from her first marriage

13b I1343 Ryan David Allen Hurley, b 6 Aug 1993, from her second marriage

11b I1204 Kim Bomford, m 1978 I1205 Jeffrey W Neal, b 1948. Kim and Jeff have 3 children from the marriage

12a I1344 Kelly Jane Neal b 1979 m Neil Thomas Kenny on 25 Jun 2008 in Las Vegas and had issue

13a Daisy May Kenny, b 7 Aug 2012 at Poole, Dorset

12b I1345 Jason Robert Neal b 1981 and Samantha Rose had issue (Kim Bomford email 10 Oct 2012)

13a Cherry Rose Neal b 30 Nov 2010 at Poole, Dorset

13b Cody Dennis Neal b 16 Sep 2012 at Poole, Dorset

13c Casey Kim Neal b 16 Sep 2012 at Poole, Dorset

12c 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

9c I0874 Thomas Bomford, b 1900 or 1901, d 1963, m(1) Esther McCarthy, née Esther Palmer, b 20 Sep 1897 (Kim Bomford email 22 Aug 2007), and had issue

10a I1418 Gladys Ettie Bomford b 13 April 1919, d 21 Apr 2005, m 23 Aug 1941 I1419 Bert Leslie Grange b 20 May 1920 (Kim Bomford email 22 Aug 2007) and had issue

11a I1420 Robin Anthony Grange b 20 Nov 1943, m 16 Apr 1977 Maise Mitchell (email from Kim Bomford 22 Aug 2007)

11b I1421 Sheila Anne Gillian Grange b 13 Mar 1949, m 9 Jul 1983 Richard Hughman b 20 Nov 1950 and had issue (Kim Bomford email 22 Aug 2007)

12a I1422 Gillian Claire Hughman b 5 Jul 1984 (Kim Bomford email 22 Aug 2007)

12b I1423 Robin Richard Hughman b 10 Sep 1986 (Kim Bomford emial 22 Aug 2007). Robin and his partner Emma-Marie Roworth had a child Isabella Louise Hughman b 20 Oct 2008 at Princess Alexander Hospital, Harlow, Essex (Kim Bomford email 8 Jul 2009)

99c I0874 Thomas Bomford m(2) 1925 or 1926 in Dartford I1216 Emma Hancock, and had further issue

10b I1213 Miriam Bomford, b 1930, m I1212 Eric Ayres

10c I1214 Robert William Avery Bomford, known as Bob, b 1935, m I1232 Brenda Hall, and had further issue

11a I1233 Gary Bomford, b 1959 has issue

12a Emma Bomford, b 1984

11b I1234 Neil Bomford, b 1962, m I1263 Gwynneth Bennett and had issue

12a I1264 Victoria Bomford, b 1982, m Daniel Glaysher, became Victoria Bomford-Glaysher and has issue (Hannah Bomford email 21 May 2009)

13a Abigail Bomford-Glaysher, b 2005

13b Ellie Bomford-Glaysher, b 2007

12b I1265 Hannah Bomford, b 1984

11c I1235 Stephanie Bomford, b 1963, m Anthony Collins (Hannah Bomford email 21 May 2009)

12a Daniel Collins, b 1987

10d I1215 George Raymond Richard Bomford, b 1927, d 1998, m 1949 I1236 Marjorie Walland, and had issue

11a I1237 Raymond Richard Bomford, b 1953, m 1975 I1239 Lesley Chasey, and had issue

12a I1240 Abigail Bomford, b 1980

12b I1241 Luke Bomford, b 1983

11b I1238 Martin John Bomford, b 1955, m 1977 I1242 Jean Mansfield, and had issue

12a I1243 Jennifer Bomford b 1978

12b I1244 Trevor Bomford, b 1980

12c I1245 Mark Raymond Richard George Bomford, b 1985

8e 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

9a I0869 Frank Bomford or Frank Phillips Bomford (see his father's probate record), b 1895 at Broughton, m I0870 Phyllis Hogg. Farmer

8f I0858 Emma Bomford, b 1867 at Bricklehampton, m I0867 Frank Coomber

8g I0859 Kate Bomford, b 1869 at Bricklehampton, m I0866 W Wood

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

8i I0861 Miriam Bomford, b 1873 at Bricklehampton m(1) in 1899 in London I0863 Sydney Stainer, d 1907, and had a son; m(2) I0864 Edgar Riley, b 1877 (Kim Bomford email 29 Oct 2013)

8j I0862 Susan Bomford, b 1874 at Bricklehampton. Probably unmarried and executor of her mother's will in 1925 (probate)

7c I0069 Elizabeth Bomford, b 1833, school mistress, m 1854 I0071 John Cowley (or possibly John Crosley), b 1827 Upton-on Severn (Kim Bomford email 23 May 2012). Census for 1861 shows Elizabeth Cowley b 1834 Bricklehamton, living at Drake St, Upton-on-Severn

7d I0070 Benjamin Bomford, b 1838, d 1840 (Kim Bomford email 23 May 2012)

6b I0048 Mary Bomford, b 1803, d 1820

6c I0049 Susanna Bomford, b 1804, d 1805

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

6a I0051 Jane Bomford, b 19 Oct 1806 at Bricklehampton, m I0052 John Gwinnet

6b I0053 Susanna Bomford, b 12 Jun 1808 at Bricklehampton, dunm

6c I0054 William Bomford, b 2 Jul 1809 at Bricklehampton, dunm

6d 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 (Kim Bomford email 22 Mar 2010). John was Mayor of Evesham in 1844

7a I0731 Emily Bomford, b 1834, d 1909 (possible probate: d 6 Dec 1909 at Oxford?). Emily does not appear in the 1841 census

7b I0732 Ann Bomford, b 1834, dy

7c I0809 John Alfred Bomford, b 1838 (vol 18, p328, 1st quarter, Evesham), recorded in 1841 census, d 1875 at Warwick, m in 1863 in Northampton, I0816 Augusta Gertrude York, b 1839, and had issue

8a I0817 Augusta Gertrude Bomford, b 1864. Died 1870 (Kim Bomford email 29 Oct 2013) in a car accident

8b I0818 Julia Bertha Mary Bomford, b 1870 (Kim Bomford email 29 Oct 2013)

7d I0810 Fanny Bomford, b 1840 (vol 18, p349 3rd quarter, Evesham), recorded in 1841 census, died young

7e I0811 Ann Mary Bomford, b 1842 (vol 18, p384, 1st quarter, Evesham), d 1928, m I0815 Henry Cross (Kim Bomford email 15 Apr 2010)

7f I0812 Susan Bomford, b 1845 (vol 18, p359, 2nd quarter, Evesham), d 1894, m 1873 I0814 Edward Oliver (Kim Bomford email 15 Apr 2010)

7g I0813 Willie Bomford, dy (There is a birth record for a William Bomford, b 1847: Kim Bomford email 22 Mar 2010)

6d I0055 I0947 John m(2) c1851 I0733 Emma Smith (vol 18 p543 4th quarter 1851: Kim Bomford email 15 Apr 2010 ), who previously was married to John's younger brother James who died in 1850, and had further issue

7h I0734 Clara Louisa Bomford, b 1852 at Bishampton (vol 6c, p297, 4th quarter, Evesham), m I0735 J W Billings

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

6f I0057 Alice Bomford (twin), b 1814, d 1820

6g I0058 Ann Bomford (twin), b 1814

6h 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

7a I0827 William Henry Bomford, b 1847. Living in Oxford with his mother in 1881. No profession shown

7b I0828 Alfred Charles Bomford, b 12 Jan 1850 at Witney, d 13 Oct 1931 at Didsbury, Manchester, m in 1897 I0835 Mary Elizabeth Clegg, d 5 Mar 1943 (probate) at Didsbury, Manchester, and had issue (Kim Bomford email 13 Aug 2014. This Alfred and his family has at times been confused with I0128 Alfred Bomford and his family). In 1901 census is listed under Bamford, living Mayfield Rd, Eccles, Lancashire. In 1911 was living at 23 Church Street, Eccles, Lancashire. Mary Clegg had a son, Norman Clegg, b 1882 (1901 census)

8a I0836 Alfred Roy Clegg or Alfred Roy Bomford, b 1893 (i.e. before the 1897 marriage, so would have been born a Clegg, a stepson of Alfred; recorded as Clegg in BMD - Vol 8d p6, Salford, Lancashire) 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)

9a I0842 Doris Margaret Bomford, b 1928 at Goostrey, m I1201 Gerald Brock, d Cape Town

9b I0843 Richard Bomford m I0849 Olga Toft, and had issue

10a I0850 .. Bomford m I1260.. .., and has issue, two sons and a daughter (Details of I0850 and I1260 removed 28 Nov 2005 by request of the Bomford concerned. Contact us with details when ready to be reinstated.)

10b I0851 James Bomford, b 1964

9c I0844 John Bomford, b 1936 at Goostrey, m Jan 1964 I0846 Patricia Mary Hancock, and had issue

10a I0847 Andrew John Bomford, b 1964, m 1990 I1202 Catherine Hall, and had issue

11a I1203 Aimee Francesca Bomford, b 1997

10b I0848 Susan Mary Bomford, b 1966, m 1998 I1252 Tony Loynes

10c I0845 Michael Roy Bomford, b 1970, m I1253 Anna

8b I0837 Marjorie Clegg or Marjorie Bomford, b 1895 (recorded in BMD as Majorie Clegg - Vol 8d p35, Salford, Lancashire; Alfred's stepdaughter), d 1977, m I0840 Norman Pointer, b 1893, d 1965

8c I0838 Kathleen Bomford, b 1899 at Didsbury, Manchester, d 1997 (Kim Bomford email 13 Aug 2014)

8d I0839 Nora Bomford, b 1902 at Didsbury, Manchester, d 1984 (Kim Bomford email 13 Aug 2014; mentioned in her mother's probate record)

7c I0829 Arthur Bomford, b 1852 Witney, d 1903 Islington, commercial traveller, m 1884 Letitia Maria Arnold, b 1854 London, and had issue (Kim Bomford email 13 Aug 2014)

8a William Bomford, b 1885 at Bow

8b Herbert Bomford, b 1887 Caledonian Rd, Islington, m Amy L Kipps in 1911

9a Rita D Bomford, b 1915, d 1918

9b Roy H Bomford, b 1917, m 1959 Eileen Carney

9c Peter Clifford Bomford, b 1920, d 26 May 2009, m 1954 Joan F Edwards

8c Jane Bomford, b 1888 Caledonian Rd, Islington

8d Arthur A Bomford, b 1896, d 1980, m Florence L Savill in 1930

7d I0830 Sidney Bomford, b 1855 at Witney, dunm 1903, struck by lightning. In 1881 he was a Farm Bailiff at Aston Cantlow

7e I0831 Walter Bomford, b 1857 at Witney, m I0852 Someone

7f I0832 Herbert Bomford, b Witney, dunm

7g I0833 Alice Bomford, b Witney, dunm

7h I0834 Louise Bomford, b Witney, dunm

6i I0060 I0946 Jacob Bomford (twin), b 1816 at Hinton, d Hinton, m 1838 I0736 I0039 Anne Bomford, b 1811 at Wyre

6j I0061 Benjamin Bomford, b 1818, dy

6k 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

7a I0819 Eleanor Bomford, dy

7b I0820 Mary Jane Bomford, dy

7c I0821 Caroline E Bomford, b 1854 at Little Alne, d 1886

7d I0822 Margaret Louisa Bomford, b 1856 at Little Alne, d 1935, m 13 Mar 1890 at Alcester I0824 Colin Crystal, Rev

7e I0823 Rosa E Bomford, b 1858 at Little Alne, m I0825 W Davis, Rev

6l I0063 Mary Bomford, b 1822, d 11 May 1846 at Wyre

6m I0064 Samuel Bomford, b 1824, d 25 Nov 1844 at Wyre

6n I0065 James Bomford, b 1825, d c1850 (vol 18 p233 3rd quarter 1850) without issue, m I0738 Emma Smith (vol 18 p655 2nd quarter 1850), the same Emma Smith as then married his brother John, above, in 1851 (Kim Bomford email 15 Apr 2010)

5h I0027 Elizabeth Bomford, b 1782, m 13 Feb 1800 I1349 Benjamin Gibbs (from the the probate record and familyhistoryonline). Elizabeth Gibbs died on 14 Sep 1809 and was buried at Pershore on 17 Sep 1809. Benjamin's gravestone (1851) in Pinvin Churchyard is crumbling badly, but is just about readable. (Christine Baker emails 28 Jan & 19 & 26 Feb 2007.) (Originally it was thought this Elizabeth m I0729 George Ceale, but familyhistoryonline records that marriage at Birlingham on 4 October 1792, when this Elizabeth would have been 10, so it seems highly unlikely Mrs Ceale was this Elizabeth.)

4e I0021 Ebenezer Bomford, b 1736, d 1823, m 30 Dec 1760 at Birlingham I1231 Mary Trebell (or Mary Teshall: Kim Bomford email 4 Feb 2009)

4f I0022 Anna Bomford, b 1737

4g 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

5a I0029 John Bomford, b 1770 or b c1776 (1841 census), d October 1854 (probate) at Westmancote, m 9 Oct 1793 at Brendon I0074 Martha Dobbs, d 1840 (Kim Bomford emails 27 Feb 2007, 26 Nov 2008, 8 Sep 2010), and had issue. John farmed at Westmancote. In the 1841 census John Bomford b c1776 was recorded as a widower, living at Westmancote, Brendon, Tewkesbury, with Mary b 1801 (his daughter), John b 1801 (his son?), Elizabeth b 1811 (daughter in law?), Thomas b 1836 (?I0670), Mary b 1826 (?I0671) and Rosa b 1834 (granddaughter) (Kim Bomford email 26 Nov 2008). In the light of the 1841 census records, the following may or may not be his children

6a I0075 John Bomford, b c 1797 (1841 census: Kim Bomford email 8 Sep 2010), d Worcester before 1851 census. John was originally though to have married and had a family, but those people have now been attributed to another branch: see Other Bomfords, item 10

6b I0076 Mary Bomford, d 1875 unmarried, living with her brother James in the 1871 census (Kim Bomford email 8 Sep 2010). 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 ...'

6c I0077 I0669 Martha Bomford, m 1821 I0752 I0081 Thomas Bomford

6d 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, Gloucestershire, 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)

7a 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

7b 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

7c I0759 Henry Bomford, b 1831, dy

7d I0756 Elizabeth Bomford m(1) I0761 Walter Reid; m(2) I0762 Finch. Kim Bomford's tree has Elizabeth as the fifth born, no date

7e I0758 Charles Bomford, b 1836, dy. Kim Bomford's tree has Charles the second born, in 1830

7f 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

6e 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

7a I0740 Juliana Bomford, b 1841 at Westmancote, d 1856 at Westmancote

7b I0741 Catherine Bomford, b Westmancote m(1) I0750 Freeman; m(2) I0751 Caleb Griffiths

7c 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)

7d I0743 James Bomford, b 1846, d 1922 , m I0744 at Holy Cross Pershore Emily Jane Barnett, b 1853, d 1922, and had issue (Kim Bomford email 18 Dec 2012; from 1911 census: 5 children, all died before 1911)

8a I0746 Catherine Anne Bomford (Annie), b 1876, d 1889

8b I0745 Francis James Bomford (Frank), b 1879, d 1889

8c I0747 William Heming Bomford, b 1880, d 1882

8d Charles Bomford, b 1883, d 1883

8e Edith Emily Bomford, b 1884, d 1886

7e Oliver Bomford, b 1849, d 1916, m 1883 Jane Peart, b 1849, d 1928, and had issue (Kim Bomford email 18 Dec 2012)

8a Montague Peart Bomford, b 1885

8b Christopher Peart Bomford

6e I0079 James m(2) I0748 Elizabeth Ann, d 1872

5b I0030 Heming Bomford d c1850 (Kim Bomford email 4 Feb 2009) m(1) 1 May 1797 I0080 Elie Wells (not Ellie Pinnock: marriage record: Lynette Bomford email 7 Jul 2009), b 17 Apr 1774, d 26 May 1808, buried Astwood Baptist Church (Lynette Bomford email 7 Jul 2009), and had issue

6a Ely Bomford, b 26 Nov 1797

6b I0083 Sarah Bomford, b 1798, d 1804

6c Elizabeth Bomford, b 29 Mar 1800 (c093941)

6d 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

7a I0594 Ambrose Hollington Bomford, b 1843, d 1860 at Feckenham (Astwood Bank)

7b I0595 William Hollington Bomford, b c1828 (aged 1 on 16 Dec 1829) at Feckenham, d 1893, m 1 May 1867 at St Martins, Birmingham, I0596 Elizabeth Mary Perkins, b 1845 at Feckenham, d 1888, and had issue (Kim Bomford email 26 Feb 2013). 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, his father Heming, aged 80 and widowed, was living with them

8a I0660 Ambrose Bomford, b 1868 (vol 6d p557 1/4 Alcester) d 1925 London, m c1903 Anna b 1874 Edinburgh and had issue. Ambrose served with the 1st Life Guards (Squadron Quarter Master, Corporal) (Kim Bomford email 26 Feb 2013)

9a Douglas William, b 1906, d 1953 Fulham, London

8b I0661 Bertha Bomford, b 1871 (vol 6d p564 3/4 Alcester), m 1905 Richard Baker, b 1879 and had issue. Lived at Tredington, Shipston on Stour (Kim Bomford email 26 Feb 2013)

9a Winifred Emma Elizabeth Baker, b 1906 06

9b Benjamin Baker, b 1908

9c Evelyn Bomford Baker, b 1911

8c I0662 Harry James Bomford or James Henry Bomford, b 1873, d 1944, m I1159 Florence Charlotte Green, b 1880, d 1964, and had issue. Kim Bomford (email 26 Feb 2013) found a record for Arthur Bomford m 1917 in Hampshire, Florence C K Green, b 1884, d 1964

9a I1160 Gladys Ruth Bomford, b 1916 (vol 2b see S 30 2/4 Portsmouth; Gladys R Green vol 2b p1034 2/4 Portsmouth), m I1162 Grenville Kiddle, b 1910

9b I1161 William Harry Bomford, who changed his name to Paul William Henry Bomford (known as Paul) (information from his son Stephen, email), b 19 Sep 1919 at Portsmouth (vol 2b p967 4/4 Portsmouth), d in Portsmouth, m(1) I1163 Jean Lawes and had issue

10a I1336 Denise Bomford, b 1952

10b I1165 Clive Bomford, b 1957

9b I1161 William Harry Bomford m(2) I1164 Linda Beach, and had further issue

10a I1167 Stephen Bomford, b 30 May 1966 in Portsmouth

8d I0663 Herman Bomford, b 1876 (vol 6d p630 4/4 Alcester), dunm in an accident in Canada. Kim Bomford (email 26 Feb 2013) found him living at 39 Lambeth Mews, London in 1911, occupation domestic groom

8e I0664 William Hollington Bomford or William Oliver Bomford, b 1878 (vol 6d p693 2/4 Alcester), d 1937 in Gosport. In the 1911 census he was single, a groom at 66 Trinity St, Farnham, Hampshire (Kim Bomford emails 26 Feb & 2 Mar 2013)

8f I0665 Benjamin Bomford, b 1880 (vol 6d p607 4/4 Alcester)

8g I0666 Kate Bomford, b 1882 (vol 6d p 635 4/4 Alcester), d 1964 in Canada, m I0668 Figgures. In 1901 Kate was a domestic nursemaid at St James, London (Kim Bomford email 26 Feb 2013)

8h I0667 Richard Hollington Bomford, b 1888 (vol 6d p601 4/4 Alcester). In 1891 he was living with Henry & Elizabeth Perkins; in 1901 he was at Wanstead Orphanage, Essex. In 1911 he was serving with the 1st Life Guards (privet 413/x/0) in Wiltshire. May have m Ada Hempsall in 1916 Lincolnshire (Kim Bomford email 26 Feb 2013)

6e I0081 Thomas Bomford, b 20 Dec 1802, d Westmancote, m (m010723) 1821 at St Martins in Birmingham I0669 I0077 Martha Bomford, and had issue. Living at Pinnock Farm, Pinnock, Gloucestershire, on the 1841 census (Lynette Bomford email 6 Jul 2009)

7a I0670 Thomas Bomford, b 1826, m (m046181) 1846 I0709 Ellen Becket, d 1851

7b I0671 Mary Bomford, dy

7c I0672 John Bomford, b 1828, m 1849 I0720 Mary Anne Chandler and had issue

8a I0721 Alfred Heming Bomford, b 1850, d from an accident in 1886

7d 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

8a I0712 Mary Helena Bomford, b 1870 at Stratford, Victoria, d 1965, m I0954 Alfred Napper

8b 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

8c 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

8d 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

9a 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. After Charles died, she changed her name on 3 Nov 1964 to Maisie Doreen Bomford (Kerry Bomford email 26 Apr 2014)

10a I1039 Fae Lorraine Bomford, b 1936 in Western Australia, m I1042 Wilfred George Johnson, b 1935 in Western Australia. Fae had issue (Kerry Bomford email 26 Apr 2014)

11a I1041 Kim Bomford, b 1954 in Western Australia. Kim was adopted by his grandmother, then Mavis Clarke, and brought up from a baby by Mavis and her husband Charles Clarke. After Charles died, Kim changed his name on 3 Nov 1964 from Kim Edward Clarke to Kim Edward Bomford (Kerry Bomford emails 25 & 26 Apr 2014). Kim m I1047 Kerry Anne Cougan, b 1955 in Victoria, and had a son

12a I1048 Aaron Bomford, b 1984 in Western Australia, has a daughter with Carly O'Brien, b 16 Sep 1988

13a Mackenzie Gail Bomford, b 15 Mar 2013 (Kerry Bomford email 27 Apr 2014)

11b Wayne Johnson

11c Douglas Johnson

11d Tanya Johnson

10b I1040 James Lawrence Peter Bomford, known as Peter, b 1935, m I1043 Margaret Alice Ride, b 1942 in Western Australia and had issue

11a I1044 Wayne Peter Bomford, b 1961 in Western Australia

11b I1045 Trevor John Bomford, b 1963 in Western Australia

11c I1046 Kylie Margaret Bomford b 1965 in Western Australia

10c 2f I1032 Thomas Francis Bomford, b 1910 in Western Australia, d 1999 m(1) 1933 I1049 Nancy Griffin or Annie Griffin, b 1912 in Western Australia, d 1984, and had issue

11a I1050 Graham John Bomford, b 1935 in Western Australia, m I1051 Anne Campbell, b 1939 in Western Australia, and had issue

12a I1052 Russell Mitchell Bomford, b 1972 in Western Australia

9b I1032 Thomas Francis m(2) 1986 I1211 Iris Thornhill

9c I1033 Isabel Lillian Bomford, b 1909 in Western Australia, d 1952 in Western Australia, m I1073 Raymond Shields

9d 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

10a I1054 Jeanette Frances Bomford, b 1941 in Western Australia, m I1058 J Horrocks

10b I1055 Frank Maxwell Bomford, b 1943 m(1) I1060 Maureen Powe, and had issue

11a I1061 Leanne Bomford, b 1965 in Western Australia

11b I1062 Stephen Bomford, b 1963 in Western Australia

10c I1055 Frank Maxwell m(2) I1063 Kerry Margaret Kimber, and had issue

11a I1064 Craig Bomford, b 1982 in Western Australia

11b I1065 Brendan Bomford, b 1984 in Western Australia

10d I1056 Kaye Maxine Bomford, b 1944, m I1059 D Gordon Turner, b 1944 in New Zealand

10e I1057 Ronald Gary Bomford, b 1936 in Western Australia, m I1066 Rhonda Elsie Harrop, b 1951 in Western Australia,and had issue

11a I1067 Ryan Luke Bomford, b 1975 in Western Australia

11b I1068 Adam Ronald Bomford, b 1978 in Western Australia

11c I1069 Andrew Lee Bomford, b 1975 (?) in Western Australia

9e I1035 Netta Bomford, b 1916, m I1070 Arthur Gravell, d Melbourne, Victoria

9f I1036 Hazel Bomford, b 1922, m I1071 James Cattell

9g I1037 Shirley Bomford, b 1929, m I1072 Ian Wood, b 1929

8e I0716 Susan Netta Bomford, b 1875, d 1877

8f 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

9a 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

10a I1087 Marjorie Bomford, m I1092 Marsh

10b I1088 Edna May Bomford, m I1093 William John Holland

10c I1089 Lesley Florence Bomford, b 1928, d 1984, m I1091 Bill Best

10d I1090 Lynette Bomford, m I1094 Someone

9b I1075 Alfred James Bomford, b 1902 at Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, dunm 1977 at Boxhill, Victoria

9c I1076 Helena May Bomford, b 1904 at Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, m 1929 I1121 William McDonald

9d I1077 Albert Charles Bomford, b 1906 at Surrey Hills, Melbourne, Victoria, d 1977 at Donvale, Melbourne, Victoria, m 1930 in Victoria I1095 Doris May Allen, and had issue

10a I1097 Hazel Jean Bomford, b 16 Nov 1930, m(1) 15 Nov 1952 at Box Hill, Victoria, Donald Lewis Basillie, d 10 Aug 1983 at Kew, Victoria, and had issue. Hazel m(2) 31 Dec 1988 at Doncaster, Victoria, Graeme Andersen, b 12 Jan 1931

11a Dianne Linda Basillie, b 18 Aug 1953

11b John Andrew Basillie, b 7 Feb 1957

10b I1098 Dorothy May Bomford, b 1933, m Kevin Cant and had issue

11a Peter Cant

9e I1078 Alma Nellie Bomford, b 1908 at Balwyn, Melbourne, Victoria, m 1930 in Victoria I1122 John Duff (Jock) McDonald

9f I1079 John Leslie Bomford, b 1911 at Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, d 1975 at Box Hill, Victoria, m I1100 Elsie Tasker, and had issue

10a I1101 Leslie Ernest Bomford, b 1937, m I1109 Moretta Wells, and had issue

11a I1110 Victoria Bomford

11b I1111 Deborah Bomford

11c I1112 John Bomford, b 1964

11d I1113 Robert Bomford, b 1967

10b I1102 Maxwell John Bomford, b 1938, m I1114 Valerie Vickers, and had issue

11a I1115 Julie Bomford

11b I1116 Susan Bomford

10c I1103 Robert James Bomford, b 1944 (or 1940?), m I1117 Joyce Little, and had issue

11a I1118 Naomi Bomford

11b I1119 Sally Bomford

10d I1104 Janice Margaret Bomford, b 1945, m I1120 Don Carter

10e I1105 Geoffrey William Bomford, b 1951 in Melbourne, m I1107 Margaret Collier, and had issue

11a I1108 Liam James Bomford, b 1979 in Sydney

11b I1435 Polly Esther Bomford, b in Sydney

10f I1106 Gregory David Bomford, b 1957

9g I1080 Lillian Susanna Bomford, b 1914 at Ringwood, Melbourne, Victoria, m I1123 James Gowland

9h I1081 Norman Thomas Bomford, b 1915 at Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, d 1998 at Ringwood, Melbourne, m I1124 Jean Griffiths, and had issue (updated information following is from Kylie Edney, email to Richard Bomford 28 Apr 2007)

10a I1127 Neil William Bomford, b 1947, m 1971 I1129 Sheila, and had issue

11a I1140 Gareth Evan Bomford, b 1973

1 1b I1141 Owen David Bomford, b 1978

10b I1126 Brian Charles Bomford b 1944, m I1128 Jennifer Margaret Watson, b 1949, and had issue

11a I1226 Jodie Lyn Bomford b 1970 m I1409 Paul Alexander Rouget, b 1970, and has issue

12a I1410 Alec Brian Rouget, b 1996

12b I1411 Erin Jodie Rouget, b 1998

12c I1412 MacKenzie David Rouge,t b 2004

11b I1227 Trudi Leanne Bomford, b 1972, who has issue

12a I1413 Oliver William Peterson, b 2005

12b I1417 Lacey Isabelle Peterson, b 2007

11c I1414 Amy Jennifer Bomford, b 1977, m I1415 Anthony John Saunders, b 1978

1 0c I1125 Lynda Bomford, b 1950, m I1397 Jeffrey Robinson b 1944, and had issue

11a I1398 Shane Barry Robinson

11b I1399 Kylie Michelle Robinson, b 1971, m I1402 Mark Edney and has 4 children

12a I1403 Jack Henry Edney, b 1998

1 2b I1404 Christopher Jeffrey Edney, b 2001

12c I1405 James Thomas Edney, b 2005

12d I1406 Charlie George Edney, b 2006

11c I1400 Fiona Claire Robinson, who has 2 children

12a I1407 Joshua William Glanvil, b 2003

12b I1408 Charlotte Grace Glanvil, b 2006

11d I1401Marc Edward Robinson, m I1416 Amanda Savory

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

9j I1083 Ronald Arthur Bomford, known as Ronnie, b 1919 at Croydon, Victoria, d 1982 at Boro, Victoria, m I1130 Joyce Busby, b 1922, d 2005, and had issue

10a I1217 Raymond Arthur Bomford, b 6 Sep 1943, d 20 Apr 2008 and had issue (Kim Bomford email 16 Oct 2010). 1952 class photo at The Basin primary school

11a I1225 Colin Bomford, b 1969

11b I1228 Debra Bomford, b 1972

10b I1218 Norma Lorraine Bomford, b 1945, m 31 Aug 1945 Alan McFarlane and had issue (Kim Bomford email 16 Oct 2010). 1952 class photo at The Basin primary school

11a Alan McFarlane, b 1971 at Ferntree Gully

11b Nicole McFarlane, b 1974 in Melborne

11c Christopher McFarlane, b 1977 in Melbourne

10c I1219 Jeffrey Bomford, b 1947, m Rosalind Birkett, b 1950 and had issue (Kim Bomford email 16 Oct 2010)

11a I1223 Karen Lee Bomford, b 1973

11b I1224 Kevin Bomford, b 1978

10d I1220 Barbara Bomford, b 1956, m(1) Michael Herold and had issue (Kim Bomford email 16 Oct 2010)

11a Lee Bomford, b 1981, d 1998

11b Shane Bomford, b 1983

10d I1220 Barbara Bomford, b 1956, m(2) Eugene Curtin and had issue (Kim Bomford email 16 Oct 2010)

11c James Curtin b 1991

9k I1084 Beryl Mavis Bomford, b 1921, d 1975 at Box Hill, Victoria, m I1085 John Albert, known as Jack

8g 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

9a 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

10a I0962 Jennifer Marilyn Bomford, b 1952 m(1) 1971 I1131 John Quelch, divorced 1977; m(2) 1985 I1132 Michael Dunstan

10b 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

11a I0970 Christopher John Bomford, b 1982

11b I0971 Jennifer Ruth Bomford, b 1985

11c I1133 Justin Joseph Bomford, b 1987

10b I0963 Stephen Peter m(2) 1995 I1209 Michele Goyen

10c I0964 John Michael Bomford, b 1959 m(1) I1250 Maggie Lam, and had issue

11a I0968 Christian Leah Bomford, known as Leah, b 1980 at New South Wales

10c I0964 John Michael m(2) 1984 I0967 Charlotte Utley, b 1957 in USA, and had further issue

11b I1134 Josiah Raymond Bomford, b 1985

11c I1135 Moriah Maureen Bomford, b 1987. Now resident in USA (2001)

11d I1136 John Judah Bomford, b 1988

10d I0965 Catherine Anne Bomford, b 1961, m 1990 I1137 Wayne D'Chong (D' was originally Dak, later abbreviated to D')

10e I0966 Janet Lynn Bomford, b 1963 m 1986 I1138 Michael Edward Smith

9b I0960 Raymond Joseph m(2) 1983 I0591 Verna Gertrude Dwyer, b 1928

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

7e I0674 Joseph Bomford, d 1883 in Australia, owned a hotel in Bairnsdale, Victoria, m I0710 Elizabeth Anne Hoddinott, known as Bessie, fifth child of 11of Uriah Hoddinott (1819-1885) and Martha Child (1820-1894) and had issue. Elizabeth married again to Colin Dinwoodie. (In part from http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.oceania.australia.vic.general/586.1182/mb.ashx)

8a Martha Jane Bomford, b c1870

8b Emily Mary Bomford, b c1870, d 1871

8c I1142 Joseph Bomford, b Australia m Violet Maude Donald, b 1874, d 1950, and had issue

9a I1145 Violet Coroline Bomford, knowns as Cora, b 1895, d 1982

9b I1146 Norma Bomford, known as Nora, b 1897, d 1954

9c I1147 Kleen Bessie Bomford, known as Billie, b 1912

9d Leonard Joseph, b 1916, d 1980

8d Frederick William Bomford, b c1873, d 1876

8e Frank Bomford, b c1876

8f Ernest George Bomford, b c1876

8g I1144 Ada Mary Gertrude Bomford, b c1878

8h I1143 Leonard Bomford, b c1881, Reg No 6710

7f I0675 Heming Bomford, b 1831, d 1856 in Australia

7g I0676 William Bomford, dy

7h I0677 Henry Bomford, b 1833, dy

7i 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

8a I0685 Edith Bomford, b 1873, d 1897, m 1896 I0688 Wilfred Edwards

8b I0687 Frederick James Bomford, Rev, b 1874, d 1960 at London, m 1909 I0700 Elsie Catherine Day at Christchurch, Hants (Kim Bomford email 13 Aug 2014), d 1977, and had issue

9a I0701 Donald James Bomford, b 1910, d 1993 (Kim Bomford email 22 Jul 2009), m I0704 Margaret Spalding d ?, and had issue. Donald served in the RAF in WW2. He was a science teacher and headmaster

10a I1149 Michael James Bomford, b 1943, m I1151 Susan Walton, and had issue

11a I1152 Joanne Bomford, b 1968 m 8 Dec 2007 in Whitchurch, Canonicorum, Dorset, Thomas Armstrong, b 6 Aug 1970, son of Anthony Armstrong and Cherry Grimshaw (Kim Bomford emails 22 & 23 Jul 2009) and had issue

12a Alice, b 25 Sep 2008 at Dorchester (Kim Bomford email 23 Jul 2009)

11b I1153 Jason James Bomford, b 1969

10b I1150 David Robert Bomford, b 1946, m(1) I1154 Helen Graham, and had issue. David worked at the National Gallery in London from 1968 to 2007, and played major roles in restoration of such paintings as Rembrandt’s Ecce Homo and van Gogh’s Sunflowers. In addition to his duties as Senior Restorer, David served as Head of the Registrar’s and Art Handling Departments and as conservator in charge of international loan exhibitions. In 2005 he was a visiting scholar at the Getty Museum, and is the author of numerous books and articles on conservation and art history. He has also served as Slade Professor of Fine Art at the University of Oxford, visiting professor at both the Churubusco National Institute of Conservation in Mexico City and the Vitae Foundation and Art Museum of Sao Paolo, editor of the international journal Studies in Conservation, and Secretary-General of the International Institute for Conservation. His five “Art in the Making” exhibitions staged at the National Gallery in London between 1998 and 2004 received worldwide acclaim. In 2007 he moved to the Getty Museum as Associate Director for Collections, and subsequently became Acting Director (http://news.getty.edu/article_display.cfm?article_id=5623). In July 2012 he was appointed Director of Conservation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas. David's wife, Zahira Véliz , was appointed senior paintings conservator

11a I1155 Simon Bomford, b 1970

11b I1156 Jennifer Bomford, b 1975

11c I1157 Alison Bomford, b 1977, m I1158 Staines

10b I1150 David Robert Bomford m(2) in 1990 Zahira Véliz (Soni) and had further issue (Kim Bomford email 12 Dec 2012)

11d James Inigo Bomford, b 1991

11e Angelica Maria Bomford, b 1993

9b I0702 Philip Henry Bomford, b 1915, d 25 May 2004 (Kim Bomford email 13 Aug 2014), m 1940 I0705 Winifred Maureen Leach, d before 2004, and had issue. Philip worked in a bank and then served in the RAF in WW2, after that moving into a number of other fields

10a I0707 Adrian Philip Bomford, b 1942, d 2 Jun 2002, m(1) I1168 Wendy, and had issue

11a I1169 Matthew Bomford, b 1968

11b I1170 Abigail Bomford, b 1969

11c I1171 Lucy Bomford, b 1974

10a I0707 Adrian Philip m(2), after Wendy died, I1154 Helen Bomford (b Helen Graham)

10b I0706 Lynette Mulan Bomford, b 1944, m Clifford Peacock. Lynette was a librarian in Newcastle before she married

9c I0703 Enid Mary Bomford, b 1917, d 2003, m 1945 I0708 Robert McLachlan Wilson, known as Robin Wilson, b 13 Feb 1916, Gourock, Scotland, and had issue. Enid was a primary school teacher. Robin was Minister at Strathaven from 1946, moved to the University of St Andrews as Lecturer in New Testament Language and Literature in 1954, became a Professor in 1969 and was Professor of Biblical Criticism from 1978 to 1983. Robin has published several books and many articles, with a focus on the New Testament and early church history, particularly gnosticism (emails c9 Mar 2007, entry in Who's Who)

10a Andrew Hugh McLachlan Wilson , b 1946 m 1995 Fiona Adamson (b Fiona Bradbury) and they have a daughter. Fiona has a daughter Jane, b 1990, from her earlier marriage. Andrew was principal teacher of classics at a school in Arbroath until classics was phased out and he moved into computing . Andrew was also a mountaineer

11a Ellen Wilson, b 1999

10b Peter James McLachlan Wilson, b 1949 m 1978 Ella Seymour. Peter spent several years in the merchant navy, travelling all over the world, and now (2007) has a shore job

8c I0686 Alfred Heming Bomford, Rev, b 1879, d 1951 Stockport m c 1907 I0689 Ada Elizabeth Bevan, b 1876 in Liverpool, Lancashire, daughter of Richard Bevan and Jane his wife (1911 census), and had issue

9a I0690 Leslie Bomford, Capt (RN), b 1909, d 1986, m I0695 Ruby May Goldthorpe, b 1906, d 1981, and had issue

10a I0696 Judith Anne Bomford, b 1936, m 1963 I0698 Alan John Webb, b 1933

10b I0697 Gillian Rosemary Bomford, b 1940, m 1962 I0699 David Cedric Tackley, b 1937

9b I0691 Norah Bomford, b 1910, d ?

9c I0692 Eileen Bomford, b 1914, d ?, m 1939 I1148 Gordon Fanshaw

9d I0693 Maisie Bomford, b 1917 at Burnley, Lancashire (IGI), m 1974 I0694 Cyril Mitchell, d 1984

7j 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

8a I0683 Arthur Henry Bomford, b 1865, d 1917 m I1007 Elizabeth Cooper, d 1931, and had issue

9a I1008 Arthur Ebenezer Bomford, b 1891, d 21 May 1924 (probate), m I1012 Henrietta, and had a daughter

10a I1013 Dorothy Bomford, b 1923

9b I1009 Elizabeth Margaret Bomford, b 1893, m I1014 James Pemberton, and had a daughter

10a I1015 Marjorie Pemberton

9c I1010 William Henry Bomford, b 1895, d 1973, m 1923 I1016 Janet Sim, b 1889, d 1970, and had issue. Janet Benny Sim, b 25 May 1888 in Dundee, was the daughter of James Sim (journeyman joiner of Crichton Street, Dundee, b c1854 in Dundee, d 16 Nov 1905 at sea, m 24 Jun 1879 at Dundee) and Elizabeth Jane Benny (b 27 Oct 1853 in Denny, Stirlingshire) (F Sim email 30 Oct 2013). She had married Archibald Rogers in 1908 and with him had a son Henry John Rogers, b 1910 (Kim Bomford email 31 Oct 2013)

10a I1017 Vera Louise Bomford, b 1923, d Jan 2003. Vera Bomford settled in Panama where she taught dance and choreographed musical productions for a theatre company

10b I1018 William Douglas Bomford, known as Doug, b 16 Feb 1925 at Wallasey, England, d 17 Sep 2013 (obituary), m(1) I1019 Mary Sharon Lewis b 1929, and had issue. From 1970 he lived Florida, USA

11a I1020 Michael Lynn Bomford, b 16 Feb 1952 at Wallasey, m I1022 Patricia E Gay in 1983, and had issue

12a I1023 Christopher Michael Bomford, b 1984 in London

12b I1024 Sebastian Bomford, b 1991 at Malaga, Spain

11b I1021 Suzanne Jean Bomford, b 14 Aug 1954, m 1981 I1025 Miles G Dickson, and had children

12a Iain Gordon Dickson, b 1983

12b Graham Alastair Dickson, b 1985

12c Simon William Dickson, b 1988

10b William Douglas Bomford m(2) in 1962 Angela Steggles, b 1934 at Birkenhead and had further issue (F Sim email 30 Oct 2013). Angela Bomford has written an autobiographical book, A Time to Dance (2013)

11c Malcolm Douglas Bomford, m Deborah Bourgeois b 1 Sep 1968, and had issue

12a Sean Douglas Bomford, b 1995 at Boynton Beach, Florida

112b Shelby Marie Bomford, b 1998 at Boca Raton, Florida

10c I1018 William Douglas m(2) I1026 Angela Steggles, b 1933, and had issue

11a I1027 Malcolm Douglas Bomford, b 1963 at Panama, m I1028 Deborah Ann Bourgeois b 1 Sep 1968, and had issue

12a I1029 Sean Douglas Bomford, b 1995 at Boynton Beach, Florida, USA

12b I1030 Shelby Marie Bomford, b 1998 at Boca Raton, Florida, USA

9d I1011 Frederick Alfred Bomford, b 1897, d 1921

8b I0681 Emma Louise Bomford or Emma Louisa Bomford (see probate of her father), b 1867, d 1950

5b I0030 Heming Bomford m(2) I0084 Letitia Summers, and had further issue

6f 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

7a 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

8a I0646 Jessie Bomford, b 1885, m 1920 at Evesham, I0659 Hugh Hunter (Kim Bomford email 14 Dec 2012)

8b I0647 Gertrude Bomford, m I0658 Walter Joseph Towle, coal merchant (see Gertrude's father's probate)

8c I0648 William Edward Bomford, b c1888, d 1892

8d 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. Her son

9a Robert Hiller, continued the fruit growning business and expanded to include a large “pick your own” enterprise and became a leading authority on farming techniques in the area, as well as starting a spacious shop for the produce

8e I0650 Frank Heming Bomford (Frank Hemming Bomford), b c1892, d 1893 (Kim Bomford email 14 Dec 2012)

8f I0651 Janet Mary Bomford, b 1894, d 1982 at Chadbury, m I0656 Ronald B Purves (Kim Bomford email 14 Dec 2012). Ran the Evesham Hotel for many years

8g I0652 Marjorie Bomford or Margery Bomford d 1968, buried at Norton Churchyard m 1918 at Evesham I0655 Horace A White (Kim Bomford email 14 Dec 2012)

8h I0653 Helen Bomford or Helena Bomford, b 24 Aug 1897, d 1995 at Chelsford, m 1931 at Kensington I0654 Raymond L A Jorre (Kim Bomford email 14 Dec 2012). She became a concert pianist

7b I0599 Anne Elizabeth Bomford, b 1860, d 1916, m 1883 at St George, Hanover Square, I0644 Alfred Espley, b 1839, d 1908 (Kim Bomford email 14 Dec 2012)

7c I0600 James Bomford, b 1861 at Alcester, dsp Birmingham m 1917 at Birmingham I0643 Dorothy E Giles (Kim Bomford email 14 Dec 2012). He was a land surveyor and auctioneer in 1881

7d I0601 Benjamin Bomford, b 1862 at Alcester, d 4 March 1914 (probate) at Stratford on Avon m 1890 I0635 Mary Rimell-Smith, known as Mabel (probate records her as Mabel Mary Rimell Bomford, d 28 Mar 1935 in Middlesex), and had issue (Kim Bomford email 14 Dec 2012). He was manager of Espley's Brickworks, Stratford on Avon

8a I0636 James Bomford or James Guy Bomford, known as Jas, b 1891, d 1949 m I0640 Gladys Lewis, d 1973, and had issue. He was a partner in the Evesham electrical firm Booth and Bomford

9a I0641 Joan Mary Bomford, b 26 Jun 1919 at Cardiff, d 2006 at Winchester, m 1954 Charles T Burridge at Evesham

9b I0642 Sylvia A Bomford, b 1924 at Cardiff, m 1950 at Evesham Bruce Cloutte and had issue

10a Graeme R Cloutte, b 1953

10b Andrea M Cloutte, b 1956

8b I0637 Guy Bomford

8c I0638 Rita Bomford, b 1895, m I0639 Woulff

7e I0602 Rose M Bomford, b 1864 at Alcester, d 1910, m I0634 W Gill Smith and had issue

8a K Gill Smith, solicitor and director of the Evesham Journal and Four Shires Advertiser. He wrote leading articles for 40 years

7f I0603 Sarah Letitia Bomford, known as Sallie, b 1866, dunm 1928

7g I0604 Edward James Bomford, or Edward Joseph Bomford (1911 census), Uncle Ted, b 1868 at Alcester, d 1957 at Evesham m c 1907 I0605 Annie Gertrude Walford, d 1970, and had issue. He was a director of Espleys, the Evesham building firm. Lived on Greenhill, Evesham. There is a Mount Bomford i n the Ashnola Range in British Columbia (7200 feet, 120.2º W, 49.07º N) which is named after Edward. Edward visited Canada several times ( Jodi Moskal and William Bomford emails 21 Apr & 2 May 2007). He came by ship in the summer and caught the train across Canada to Sicamoose. His son I0608 Eric Bomford would take him fishing, and William remembers Edward getting the kids up at sunrise. On one fishing trip Edward was lying on his back by the campfire. His fishing buddy stated that his silhouette exactly matched the mountain behind him and said he would get the powers-that-be to approve the mountain be named after him. He was successful, though the name of the mountain may since have been changed. In the 1911 census, with three children aged 3 or under, they were living at 28 Greenhill, Evesham, with two nurses and a general domestic servant

8a 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

9a I0624 Mary Bomford, b 1944 m(1) I1139 Bowley; m(2) 1965 I0633 John Peter Banner

9b I0625 Roger Edward Bomford, b 1947 m 1970 I0631 Geraldine Kirk, and had issue. Emigrated to Australia 1968

10a I0632 James Edward Bomford, b 1972 in Australia

10b I1221 Nicholas Bomford, b 1975

10c I1222 Benjamin Bomford, b 1977

9c I0626 James Maxim Bomford, b 1948, m 1974 I0630 Susan Massingham

9d I0627 Letitia Elizabeth Ann Bomford, b 1952

9e I0628 Victoria Bomford (twin), b 1958

9f I0629 Jonathan Bomford (twin), b 1958, d 1959

8b I0607 Edward Raymond Bomford, b 1908, d Ontario, m I0618 Joan, and had issue

9a I0619 Barry Bomford

9b I0620 Hugh Bomford

9c I0621 Charles Bomford

9d I0622 Sarah Bomford

8c I0608 Eric Bomford, b 1910, d British Columbia m I0609 Marjorie Gibson, and had issue

9a I0610 Barbara Bomford, b 1935. Barbara wrote out a family tree in about 1960; I (PHB) have a copy

9b I0611 Ann Bomford, b 1938, m 1958 I0617 R Worth

9c I0612 William Bomford, b 1940, m I0615 Diana Wallace and had issue

10a I0616 Patricia Joanne Bomford, known as Jodi Bomford, b 1966, m 1991 I 1364 Steven William Moskal and had issue

11a I1365 David William Moskal b 1992

11b I1366 Christopher Steven Moskal b 1994

10b I1362 Eric James William Bomford, b 1968, m Dec 2007 Kim Anderson (Jodi Moskal email 11 Apr 2008) and had issue

11a Nolan Bomford, b 29 Sep 2008 (Jodi Moskal email 22 Dec 2008)

10c I1363 Lesley Graham Bomford, b 1970, has a daughter

11a I1367 Elisabeth Bomford

9d I0613 Lesley Bomford, b 1948

9e I0614 Christopher Bomford, b 1950

6g Letitia Bomford, b c1827

6h I0086 Emma Bomford, b 1 Apr 1830, m I1254 George Smith

6i 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

7a I0488 Herbert Benjamin Bomford, b 1866, d 1875

7b I0489 Oliver Heming Bomford, b 1869, d 1953 at Evesham, m 1911 I0497 Faith Cane, b 1884, d 1972, and had issue. Oliver was a market gardener (1911 census, 1917 probate)

8a I0498 Helen Mary Bomford, b 1912, d 21 Sep 1999

8b I0499 Dorothy Alice Bomford, b 1913, d 1976 m 1948 I0501 Arthur John Edwards

8c I0500 Marjorie Faith Bomford, b 1925

7c I0490 Harry Bomford, b 1870, d 1873

7d I0491 Percy J Bomford, b 1872 at Weathley, dunm 1898

7e I0492 Edith Helen Letitia Bomford, b 1874, d 1897

7f I0493 Amy Charlotte Bomford, b 1875, d 1875

7g 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

7h I0495 Helen Elizabeth Bomford, b 1882 at Stratford on Avon, d 1886

6j 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

7a I0474 George Heming Bomford, b 1871, dunm 1942

7b I0475 Godfrey Henry Bomford, b 1875, d 1957 m(1) I0480 Matilda (probate) b 1856 or 1857 (Matilda was 17 or 18 years older than Godfrey), d 1940, probably 26 Dec 1940 according to the probate calendar, and had issue. The marriage of a Godfrey Henry Bomford to Matilda Hartles was registered at Liverpool in the June quarter of 1897 (vol 8b p 309). Matilda was born Matilda Birch in 1856 in Shilton, Warwickshire, daughter of Joseph and Frances Birch (so likely Godfrey's cousin on his mother's side). She married first Samuel Hartles and had 5 children between 1881 and 1889. 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). In the 1901 census the family was living at 29 Palatine Road, Seacombe, Cheshire and comprised Godfrey H Bomford aged 27, butcher, his wife Matilda aged 44, and children Ernest H aged 4 and Louisa A aged 2, with three of Matilda's children, Harold C Hartles aged 19, Edith E Hartles aged 15 and David W Hartles aged 12 (Kim Bomford email 4 Sep 2009)

8a I0481 Ernest Henry Bomford, b 1897, d 1992, m 1928 I0483 Emily James, and had issue

9a I0484 George Raymond Anthony Bomford, b 1930 at Beoley

9b I0485 John Godfrey Bomford, b 1931 at Beoley, d 1969 in a car accident

8b I0482 Louisa Ann Bomford, b c1899 (aged 2 in 1901 census), m I0486 Coats

7c I0476 Ernest James Bomford, b 1877

7d I0477 Charles Herbert Bomford, b 1878, dunm 1911 in Canada

6j I0088 Godfrey Henry m(2) 16 Feb 1885 I0478 Bertha Foust, d 31 Mar 1941 (probate), and had a daughter. He is presumed to have died before his second wife as her probate was granted to their daughter and grandson

7a I0479 Bertha Bomford, b first quarter 1886 at Alcester, m first quarter 1911 at Alcester I1177 Fred Walters (Frederick Melancton Walters in Bertha Foust's probate record) and had issue (Kim Bomford email 11 Aug 2014)

8a Thomas Frederick Walters, b fourth quarter 1912 at Alcester. Named in Bertha Foust's probate record as a farmer

8b Peter Marne Walters, b fourth quarter 1914 at Alcester, d 2000, married second quarter 1959 at Warminster, Wilts, Margaret A Wilson, and had issue

9a Patricia Sally Ann Walters, b 1959, m 1994 Jonathan Salmon (Sally Ann Salmon email 15 Jun 2011)

8c Winifred M Walters, b fourth quarter 1917 at Alcester

8d John G Walters b second quarter 1922 at Alcester

5c 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

6a I0090 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

7a 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

8a 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

8b I0372 Joseph Comely Bomford, b 1864 at Cornsall, d 1883

8c I0373 Agnes Ann Bomford, b 1866 at Cowsden, dunm 20 July 1940 at Cowsden Croft (probate), 'farmer's daughter dairy' living with her mother and sister Laura in 1911 census

8d I0374 Robert Comely Bomford, b 1867, d 9 Feb 1938 (probate), m I0381 Eva Jane Boyce, b 1878, and had issue

9a I0382 Roberta Mary Bomford, m I0383 Rev James Desmond Smyth, and has a son

10a Shaun Smyth

9b I0384 Joseph Frederick Methuen Bomford, b 1914 or b 1912, d 20 Jun 1999 at Glos (Kim Bomford email 13 Aug 2014), m I0385 Patricia Banister Jones, and had issue. He is described in his father's probate record as an insurance agent

10a I0386 Jean Patricia Ruth Bomford, b 1946, m 1971 I0387 Henderson

10b I0388 Jane Anne Adele Bomford, b 1947, m 1968 I0389 Alan Michael Cheeseman

8e I0375 Philip Edward Bomford, b 1869 at Cowsden, d 1955 at Cowsden Hall, m I0390 Louisa Barber, d 1953, and had issue. Described in I0373 Agnes Ann's probate record as a farmer

9a I0391 Joan Bomford, b 1900, m I0392 William Yardley, d 1970

9b I0393 Joseph Trevor Bomford, b 1902, d South Littleton, m 1925 I0394 Irene Stock, b 1904, and had issue

10a I0395 Anthony Lawrence Bomford, b 30 Apr 1933 at South Littleton, d 28 Jun 2014, m 1953 I0396 Joan Collins, and had issue. Lived at Norval Farm

11a I0397 Joanne Marie Bomford, b 1955 m(1) 1980 I0398 Richard C K Goode, and had a son

12a I0399 Andrew Morris

11b I0400 Trevor Antony Colin Bomford, b 1957

11c I0401 Joseph Tony Bomford, b 1961, m 1978 I0402 Susan Skrypezuk, and had issue

12a I0403 Joanne Theresa Bomford, b 1978

12b I0404 Jason Tony Bomford, b 1980 m I1334 Becky Whaldon, and had issue

13a I1335 Jai Tee Bomford, b 16 Aug 2005

12c I0405 Jeffrey Thomas Bomford, b 1985, has issue

13a Jacob Thomas Bomford, b 20 Oct 2011 in Carlisle, England (Jeffrey Bomford email 10 Dec 2013)

11d I0406 Kim Tina Bomford, b 1966, m 1984 I0407 Tracy J W Brewer

9c I0408 Philip Bomford, b 1903, d 1955 m I0409 Louise Rowe

9d I0410 Edward Thurston Bomford, b 1907 at Cowsden, d Astwood Bank, m 1927 I0411 Doris Betterton, and had issue

10a I0412 Geoffrey Laurence Bomford, b 1928, m 1954 I0413 Margaret Baylis, b 1923

9e I0414 Gillian Anne Bomford, b 1955, m 1983 I0415 Tom Dancer

9f I0416 Kaye Margaret Bomford, b 1960, m I0417 John Prosser

9g I0418 Philip Geoffrey William Bomford, b 1962, m 1991 I0419 Catharine Burman, and had issue

10a I0420 Hannah Rose Bomford, b 1992

10b I0421 Robert Philip Bomford, b 1995

9h I0422 Laurence Bomford, dy

8f 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

9a I0424 John Bomford, b 1912, d 1985, m I1172 Mary Davidson, b 1915, d 1999, and had issue

10a I1173 David Bomford, b 1951

10b I1174 Jeremy Bomford, b 1953, m(1) 1980 I1176 Sanrda Reeve; m(2) Lindsay

10c I1175 Neil Bomford, b 1957, m Pamela Smith, dau of William (b 1918) & Winifred May Smith. Pamela has three boys from a previous marriage

11a I1429 Michelle Bomford, b 1986 in Norwich (emails 31 Oct 2008)

9b I0425 Basil Horne Bomford, b 1915, d 1990 at Sale Green m 1938 I0426 Elizabeth James, and had issue

10a I0427 Ann Bomford, b 1938, m 1963 I0428 Lou Zwick and had issue (Justin Zwick email 4 Jan 2010)

10b I0429 Susan Bomford, b 1942, m 1968 I0430 Clyde Mordey

10c I0431 Heather Bomford, b 1944, m 1965 I0432 Paul Hodgkinson

10d I0433 Andrew Basil Bomford, b 1947 m 1979 I0988 Felicity Lane, b 1949

8g I0377 Laura Jane Bomford, b 1872, d 1936, hospital nurse living with her mother at Cowsden Hall in 1911 census. There is a probate record for Laura Jane Bomford of Cowsden Croft, Upton Snodsbury, Worcester, d 7 Nov 1936 in hospital at Pershore

8h I0378 Benjamin Hughes Bomford, dy

8i I0379 Josephine Hughes Bomford, b 1883, d 1964, m 4 Apr 1907 at Pershore I0380 Lewis Oakes (Vol 6c p 641: Kim Bomford email 2 Mar 2010), b 1879, d 1946

7b 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

8a 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

8b I0436 Edith Helen Bomford, b 14 Mar 1869 at Atch Lench, d 3 Feb 1908 at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench

8c I0437 Katherine Mary Bomford, b 16 Oct 1871 at Atch Lench, d 23 Jan 1890 at Atch Lench buried at Atch Lench

8d 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

8e 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

8f 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

8g 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

9a I0447 Katharine Mary Bomford, b 23 Jan 1909, d 29 Aug 2008 at Fenny Compton, Warwickshire, aged 99, ashes interred at Knighton on Teme, Worcestershire, alongside those of her husband (PH Bomford email 8 Sep 2008), m 1931 at Atch Lench I0455 Rev Canon Geoffrey T Coombs, b 1906, d 1981

9b 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

9c I0449 Christopher Heming Bomford, known as Chris, b 25 Jul 1911 at Sheriffs Lench, d 18 Feb 2008 at Harrogate, ashes buried at Atch 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. Obituary

10a I0457 Peter Heming Bomford, b 7 Apr 1941 at Atch Lench, d 17 Feb 2014 from lung cancer (email 25 Apr 2014), 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 to 2014

11a I0460 Jessica Mary Bomford, b 3 Oct 1969 at Chelmsford m at Totnes 19 Feb 2005 Jason Robert Groves, b 1969 and has issue

12a Harry Jay Groves b 17 Aug 2006 in London

11b I0461 Lucy Katharine Bomford, b 1 Aug 1971 at Chatham, Ontario

10b 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

11a I0463 Timothy John Bomford, b 17 Jun 1972 at Oxford, with I0465 Diane Watson had issue

12a I0466 Jake Christopher Bomford, b 17 Feb 1995

11b I0463 Timothy John Bomford m in Prague on 27 Jul 2006 Olisha Bunce. They had issue

12a I1424 Dillon Jaques Monty Bomford b 12 Jul 2007 (PH Bomford email 17 Aug 2008)

11c I0464 Jennifer Mary Bomford, b 17 Jan 1975 at Oxford, m 21 Apr 2005 Benjamin McAllister (PH Bomford email 17 Aug 2008)

10b I0458 David Roland m(2) 1991 at High Wycombe I0467 Jane Keeler b 29 May 1954 at Maidenhead. Jane's son from her previous marriage is Ben Keeler

9c I0449 Christopher Heming m(2) Apr 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

9d 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

9e I0451 Nicholas Frederick Bomford, b 2 Jan 1921, d 12 Nov 2009 (Kim Bomford email 13 Aug 2014), m(1) 1948 I0452 Sheila Thompson, b 1910, d 1989, and had issue

10a I0453 Deborah Carol Bomford, b 1949, m(1) 1973 I0454 Robert McCartney, b 1933; m(2) 31 May 2003 at Honiton I1258 Cecilie Hunter

8h 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

8i 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

7c 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

7d 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

7e I0116 Albert Henry Bomford, b 26 Mar 1843 at Church Lench, 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) and in the 1911 census is recorded as laundry proprieter

8a 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); engineer's draughtsman in 1911 census

8b I0504 Georgina Lilwall Bomford, b 1886 at Ramsgate, m 1913 I0505 John Edward Lilwall (see Leonard's probate), b Fladbury. In the 1911 census, Georgina and John were recorded in her father's house at 27 Grange Road, Ramsgate, and both were laundry managers

7f 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

7g 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, Gloucestershire, 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

8a 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)

8b 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

9a I0516 Evelyn Mary Bomford

9b I0517 Margaret Frances Bomford, m 1956 I1259 Trevor Burgess

8b I0508 Evan Hughes m(2) 1928 or 1929 I0518 Mary Cameron

8c I0509 Edward Chellingworth Bomford, b 15 May 1883, emigrated to Canada in 1905 (1911 census) a timber merchant in Vancouver, d 6 Aug 1942 at Vancouver, BC, m 1911 I0514 Rose Forster or Rosamond Forster, b July 1887 in Manitoba. In the 1911 census of Canada they were living in Saskatchewan

8d I0510 Honor Stacey Bomford or Honor Stacy Bomford, b 1 Jan 1885 at Evesham, d 1953 in Australia, m 31 Dec 1918 I0513 Charles Vivian Coghill, a wheat farmer and had issue

9a Vivian Charles Coghill b 6 Feb 1920, d 29 Aug 2011 aged 91 (Shelley Keast email 24 Mar 2012). 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. He had issue

9b Roger Charles Coghill, b 8 May 1922

9c Trevor Francis Coghill, b 10 Nov 1923

9d Annie Winifred Eleanor Coghill, b 10 Jan 1926

8e I0511 Elinor Mary Bomford, b 9 May 1886, dunm Nov 1973 at Kings Heath, Birmingham buried at Atch Lench. She went to Canada: an Oregon Passenger and Crew List found on Ancestry.com in November 2006 among the Oregon Passenger and Crew Lists, 1888-1957, shows Elinor Mary Bomford, a single female whose occupation is shown as clerk, traveled on the British ship Loch Goil, departing from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and arriving in Astoria, Oregon, United States, on 13 Nov 1923. She was an English citizen age 37 whose last permanent residence was Vancouver. Her final destination is shown as Manchester, England

8f I0512 Roger Stacey Bomford, perhaps Roger Stacy Bomford, b 28 Mar 1887 (or more likely 1888 : Free BMD index) at Evesham, d 12 Aug 1911 at Leslie, Sask, Canada

7h 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

7i 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, near Evesham. Subsequently he went to the USA, returned destitute and lived the rest of his life in Atch Lench

7j 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

8a I0521 Edgar Fritz Bomford, b 1880, dy

8b 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

9a I0553 Wilfred Tunstall Bomford, b 1916 on Vancouver Island, BC, d Nov 1991, m I0557 Kathleen Muriel, b 1921, and had issue

10a I0558 David Richard Bomford, b 1942, d Jan 1996, m I0564 Marion Irene Haddad, b 1946, and had issue

11a I0565 Richard William Bomford, b 1969 at Prince George, BC, m 25 Jul 1998 Jennifer Ann Macfarlane, b 12 May 1971, and had issue

12a Ryan William Robert Bomford, b 4 Jul 2001

12b Lauren Ann Irene Bomford, b 27 Nov 2003

11b I1178 Michael David Bomford, b 21 Oct 1972 at Kelowna , BC, m 23 Sep 1994 Amy-Jo Parker, b 1973, and had issue

12a Connor Vincent Bomford, b 18 Jan 1997 at Kelowna

12b Parker Joseph Bomford, b 10 Sep 1998 at Kelowna

10b I0559 Bryan Arnold Bomford, b 1946, m I0562 Cheryl Ann Millar, b 1948, and had issue

11a I0563 Brenda Kathleen Bomford, b 1965

11b I1179 Rose Bomford, b 1967

10c I0560 Susan Trudy Bomford, b 1950, m I0561 Dennis Bell

9b I0554 Norman Hubert Bomford, b 1922, d 2001 m I0566 Phyllis Dorothy Mulford, b 1924 (or 1921?), 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

10a I0567 Norman Gerald Bomford, b 1943, m I0575 Lynne Helene Guterson, b 1947, and had issue

11a I0576 Norman Irwin Bomford, b 1968, married and had issue, two daughters

11b I0577 Daniel Gerald Bomford, b 1970

11c I0578 Jennifer Ruth Bomford, b 1974

10b I0568 Lawrence Edwin Bomford, b 1945, m 1969 I0579 Mary Virginia Hamel, and had issue

11a I0580 Michael Kondwani Bomford, b 1971 in Zambia, m 2003 Kiersten Eileen Moore, b 1976, and had issue (David Bomford emails 4 Sep 2006)

12a I1425 Liam Evan Bomford-Moore, b 2006 in Kentucky

11b I0581 Mark James Bomford, b 1975 at Reading, Berks

10c I0569 James Arthur Bomford, b 1948, m 1974 I0582 Anne Louise Foisey, and had issue

11a I0583 Lionel Cedric Bomford, b 1975

11b I1180 Nathan Bomford, b 1977

10d I0570 Frederick Allen Bomford, b 1950, m Marie

10e I0571 Nancy May Bomford, b 1952, m Gary Bettridge and had issue

11a I1426 Justin Bettridge

11b I1427 Alaniece Bettridge

10f I0572 William Lance Bomford, b 1955, had issue

11a I1428 Chelsea Bomford

10g I0573 Marion Louise Bomford, b 1959, m Rick Chabot and had issue, 3 sons

10h I0574 Christine Brenda Bomford, b 1963, had issue

11a Maia

11b Ralph

9c I0555 Edwin Alan Bomford, b 1925, m I0584 Laura Priscilla Mayer, b 1927 or 1925, and had issue

10a I0585 Shannon Frances Bomford, b 1947, m I0588 Terrill Drew Foote, b 1943

10b I0586 Peter Allan Bomford, b 1949

10c I0587 Leslie Ann Bomford, b 1951

9d I0556 Kenneth Bomford, b 1927, d 1943 at Vancouver Island, BC

I0523 George Hubert Bomford8c 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 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: photo, medals

9a I0537 Muriel Dorothea Bomford, b 1914, dy after Sep 1918

9b I0538 Florence Maia Bomford, b c1916. Photo

Alaric and Doreen Bomford. Click to see enlargement9c 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, medals), he met Doreen, settled in Adelaide and drove a tram

10a I0541 Thomas Joseph Bomford, b 29 April 1955, Adela ide, South Australia m(1) I0589 Leesa Anderson, and had issue

11a I1340 Emily Rae Bomford, b 27 Apr 1992

11b I0590 Clinton Mark Bomford, b 27 Oct 1993

10b I0541 Thomas Joseph m(2) I1181 Jane Franz, b 1955

10c I0542 Evan Michael Bomford, b 1956, m 1978 I0592 Nicole Levinge, b 1956, divorced 2003

10d I0543 D a v i d J e f f r e y Bo m f o r d, b 10 April 1959 at A delaide, m 28 Nov 1981 at Somerton Park, South Australia I0546 Amanda Jane Sandover, b 1959, and had issue

11a I0547 Melissa Jacquelyn Amanda Bomford, b 4 Jul 1983

11b I0548 Karl John Dav id Bomford, b 9 Jul 1984, partner Joanne Bovingdon, had issue

12a Talon Cooper Karl Bomford, b 12 Nov 2007

11c I0549 Kevin Je ffrey Mikael Bomford, b 20 April 1989

11d I0550 Melinda Jasmine Crystal Bomford, b 1991 at Adel aide, d 1991 at Ade laide

11e I0551 Damian Jarrod Owen Bomford, b 1992

10e I0544 Carolyn Mary Bomford, b 1963 at Adelai de, m 1993 I0545 David Klarich and had issue

11a Storm Edward Klarich, b 19 Jan 1995

11b Erren David Klarich, b 22 May 1996

8d I0524 Charles Alaric Bomford, d 1912. He was drowned in Canada

8e 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

9a I0530 Percy Edgar Bomford, b 1923, m I0532 Winifred Joan Hubble, and had issue

10a I0533 Judith Ann Bomford, b 1950

10b I0534 Wendy Lynne Bomford, b 1953

10c I0535 Richard George Bomford, b 1957 (adopted)

9b I0531 Elsie Maia Bomford, b 1925

8f I0526 Dorothea Bomford, dy

8g 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

8h I0528 Lawrence Bomford, dy

7k I0122 Letitia Caroline Bomford, b 18 Mar 1856, d 19 Jun 1856

6b I0091 Butler Bomford

6c I0092 Caroline Bomford, b 1813, d 1848, memorial in Atch Lench chapel m 1842 I0123 George Baylis. George was the son of William Bayliss of Cleeve Prior, b 1769, d 1824, and Anne Rouse, who married in 1804 (Arlene Ford email 24 Jan 2013, from a family tree provided by Alan Heming Baylis). Caroline and George 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. Children and grandchildren are named in Alan Heming Baylis' tree (Arlene Ford email 24 Jan 2013)

7a Letitia Baylis, b 1843, d 1879

7b Caroline Baylis, b 1844, d 1879

7c Anne Baylis, b 1845

7d George Baylis of Bradfield and Wyfield Manor, b 7 Jan 1846, d 21 May 1936, m(1) 1870 Maria Ferguson, d 1903, and had issue; m(2) 1905 Evelyn Richens (no issue); m(3) 1912 Hetty Woods (no issue)

8a Flora Evelyn Baylis, b 1872, d 1949

8b Annie Maria Baylis, b 1873, d 1953

8c George Ferguson Baylis of Eastbury Manor, b 1875, d 1942, m 1906 Ethel Smith, and had issue

8d Winnie Caroline Baylis, b 1876, d 1960

8e Walter Wyfield Baylis of Chilbolton and Stratton, b 1877, d 1949, m 1901 Charlotte White and had issue

8f Henry Heming Baylis of Hatford Manor, b 5 Jul 1878, d 12 Oct 1958, m 1904 I0165 Lucy Caroline Bomford (see below)

8g Alice Muriel Baylis, b 1884, d 1957, m Frank Spackman and had issue

8h Alfred Rolan Baylis of Winterbourne, b 1886, d 1975, m 1910 Majorie Hobbs and had issue

8i Nellie Victoria Baylis, b 1887, d 1978, m James Berkeley Wilson

7e John Hurst Baylis, b 1847, d 24 Jul 1853

7f Alfred Baylis, b 1848, died young

6d 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, and had issue (see Heming James Bomford's entry)

5d I0032 Elizabeth Bomford, d 1833, m I0094 James Pearce

5e 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

6a I0096 Thomas Bomford, b 1805 or c1807, d 1882, m 29 Oct 1829 in Birmingham (Family History Online?) (previously recorded as m 10 Aug 1834 at Birmingham Cannon St Baptist Church - from the dates of birth of the first children that is not correct) I0124 Ann Greenhill White, b 31 May 1806 at Cannon Street Meeting House - Baptist, Birmingham, Warwick, England (IGI), d 1862, and had issue. In the 1841 census he was living at Salford Abotts, Alcester. In 1851 he was at Bredon, Tewkesbury, Glos. In 1861 he farmed 200 acres at 12 Westmancote Hill, Bredon. In 1871 Thomas was living with Owen and Hannah at Blake Cottages. In 1881 he was boarding with James Steward at Westmancote Rd (Kim Bomford emails 23 May 2012)

7a I0125 Thomas Bomford, b 1830 at Westmancote, b c 10 Jul 1830 at Cannon Street meeting house (Kim Bomford email 23 May 2012), d 1877 (Kim Bomford email 24 May 2012), m (m010801) 22 Nov 1859 at Wootton Wawen I0134 Clara Hopkins, b Wootton Wawen, no 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). 1871 census, they were living at Blakes Cottages. In 1884 Clara remarried, to Henry Allen (Kim Bomford email 23 May 2012)

7b I0126 Sarah Ann Bomford, b c1832 at Birmingham, m I0135 William Freeman Hopkins

7c I0127 Edwin Bomford, b c 16 Aug 1835 (Kim Bomford email 23 May 2012) at Birmingham, d 1862 at Westmancote. Was farming with his father in 1851 and 1861

7d I0130 Elizabeth Bomford, b 2nd quarter 1839 (vol 16 page 156 at Alcester). Still at home in 1861 census. May have married in 1877 either C Davidson or R H Tothill (Kim Bomford email 23 May 2012)

7e I0128 Alfred Bomford, b 2nd quarter 1840 (vol 16 page 157 at Alcester), m in Glouscester 1879 Eleanor Brown, b 1856 and had issue. In 1881 census was living at 170 Newport Lane, Burslem, Staffordshire, occupation chemist. In 1891 was living at Main Street, Aberlady, Scotland. In 1901 he was a builders clerk living at Maxwell Street, Edinburgh, Scotland (Kim Bomford email 13 Aug 2014)

8a Eleanor M Bomford, b 1880, Staffordshire (Kim Bomford emails 23 May 2012 & 29 Oct 2013)

8b Alfred Thomas Bomford, b 1883 Birmingham (Kim Bomford email 29 Oct 2013)

8c Clewin Bomford, b 1884 Birmingham (Kim Bomford email 29 Oct 2013)

8d Mildred Bomford, b 1888 East Lothian, Scotland (Kim Bomford email 29 Oct 2013)

8e Mabel Bomford, b 1891 East Lothian (Kim Bomford email 29 Oct 2013)

8f John Bomford, b 1893 Edinburgh (Kim Bomford email 29 Oct 2013)

7f I0129 Owen Bomford, b 1st quarter 1842 (vol 16 page 156 at Alcester), dunm 27 Sep 1871 at Westmancote

7g I0131 Mary Bomford (twin), b first quarter 1844 (vol 18 page 245, Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove), m I0137 James E Pratt

7h I0132 Martha Bomford (twin), b 1st quarter 1844 (vol 18 page 246, Bromsgrove), d 3rd quarter 1844 (vol 18 page 164)

7i I0133 Hannah Sophia Bomford, b 22 Feb 1849 at Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove (vol 18 page 253, 1st quarter, Bromsgrove), d New Zealand, m 13 Nov 1877 at Kemerton, Glos, I0138 William Isaac James, b Kemerton, d New Zealand (emigrated 1907) and had issue (Kim Bomford email 24 May 2012). In 1891 lived at Manor Farm,Green Hayes, Brendon, Tewkesbury. Ancestor of Ila McConnell, from whom I had some of this information

8a Amy S James, b 1879

8b Lilias James, b 1880

8c Isabel James, b 1881

8d Thomas James, b 1884

8e Jack A James, b 1886

8f Nora James, b 1887

6b I0097 Ebenezer Bomford, b 1808, d 1825

6c 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

7a I0338 I0487 Helen Bomford, b 1836 at Potshill, d 1917, m 1861 I0087 I0346 Benjamin Bomford, b 1834, d 1882 at Great Alne

7b I0339 George Henry Bomford, b 1838 at Salford Priors, d 1863 in New Zealand. Emigrated to New Zealand, where he died in an accident

7c 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

8a 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

9a I0354 Vivien Ida Isabelle Bomford, b 1898, d 1997 at Medicine Hat, Alberta

9b I0355 Mason Elliott Bomford, d 1983 at Medicine Hat, Alberta

8b I0349 Harry George Bomford or George Henry Bomford (Ron Foster emails 30 Aug & 3 Sep 2009), b 1871 at Washbourne, d 1945, m I0356 Maude Mary Richards, b 1873, d 1943, and had issue. George emigrated to Canada with his brother Seymour. Lived in Winnipeg and then moved to Calgary

9a I0357 Mary Isabelle Bomford or Isabel Maude Mary Bomford, known as Mernie, b at Shipton on Stour 17 Apr 1899, d 27 Jun 1983 at Comox, BC, Canada, m at Calgary, Alberta, Canada on 5 Jun 1921 James Foster, b 15 Apr 1883 at Preston, Lancaster, England, d 24 Mar 1966 at Royston, BC, and had 6 children Canada (Ron Foster emails 30 Aug & 3 Sep 2009)

9b I0358 Gladys Eyton Bomford, b 1905, m I1184 Lawrence Nelson Wishart, b 1902

8c I0350 Herbert James Bomford, b 1870 at Washbourne, m I0359 Allwood, and had issue

9a I0360 May Bomford, b 1899, d 1975, m I0363 Dennis Johnson

9b I0361 Courtney H Nelson Bomford, b 1902, m I0364 Hilda M Jones

9c I0362 Norman Seymour Bomford, b 1904 at Alcester, m 1935 I1338 Peggy Inns and had issue

10a I1339 Nicholas James Bomford, b 1 Oct 1943

8d I0351 Nelson Arthur Bomford, b 1874, d South Africa, m I0365 Phyllis Smith

9a I0366 Ralph Seymour Hancox Bomford, m I1183 Alma Merryweather

9b I0367 Hilda Isobel Bomford, m 1928 I0368 Reg Flynn

7d I0341 Arthur Bomford, b 1841 at Salford Priors, d 1872 in New Zealand. Emigrated to New Zealand. Married in New Zealand in 1865 Annie R Patrick, b 1834, d 1920, and had three daughters (Kim Bomford email 29 May 2013, quoting Lewis Redwood)

8a Martha Elizabeth Bomford, b 1865, d 1935

8b daughter Bomford, b 1868

8c Mary Agnes Bomford, b 1870

7e I0342 Oliver Bomford, b 1849 at Salford Priors, d 1948 at Studley, m 1883 I0352 Jane Peart, b 1850 (see Bomford, Jane in probate). Oliver is listed as a seedsman and woolstapler in the 1881 census. They had two children, both died young. In the 1891 census Oliver was a coal and seed merchant at Studley Common, Alcester. In 1901 they were living at Uttoxerty and Oliver was a gardener. In 1911 they were at 3 Queens Road, Evesham, and he was a general agent (Kim Bomford email 6 Sep 2010)

7f 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)

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

6d 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

7a I0141 Julia Louisa Bomford, b 1840, d 1845

7b 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

8a 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

8b 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

9a I0221 Winifred Susan Bomford b 12 Nov 1901 m I0226 Reginald Walter Howell Pollard (Rex Pollard) and had four children including

10a Winifred Mary Pollard (wmpol email 13 Jan 2010)

9b I0222 Mary Byrd Bomford

9c I0223 Thomas Henry Philip Bomford m I0227 Phyllis Poole, and had issue

10a I0228 Jill Bomford m I0229 Zoran Doderic

9d I0224 Walter Lionel Bomford m I0230 Hilda Sawyer, and had issue

10a I0231 Christine Anne Bomford m I1210 Underhill

9e I0225 Arthur Heming Bomford, b 1908, d 22 Nov 1940 at Weston-Super-Mare (probate), m(1) I0232 Muriel Moss, and had issue

10a I0234 William John Bomford, b 1930, m 1952 I0235 Pamela Mary Gough

9e I0225 Arthur Heming m(2) I0233 Mona (Monica Alice Maud Bomford in Arthur's probate record), and had further issue

10a I0236 Shirley Bomford

10b I0237 Anne Bomford

8c I0154 Gertrude Elizabeth Bomford, b 1872 (birth registered in Alcester vol 6d page 636), d 1966, m I0238 Henry Davidson (or possibly Davidson Hunt)

8d 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

8e 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

8f 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

9a I0241 Kathleen Bomford, b 1908, m I0250 Norman Staff

9b I0242 Muriel Bomford, b 1909, m I0249 Ashwin Cooke and had issue (Kim Bomford email 24 Jul 2009; John Bullock email 22 Jul 2009)

10a John Cooke, b 1949

10b Antony Cooke, b 1951, m Julia Hodges, dau of Gerald Cliff Hodges and Frances Bullock (John Bullock email 22 Jul 2009) and had issue (Kim Bomford email 24 Jul 2009)

11a Andrew Cooke, b 17 Jan 1970

11b Stephen Cooke, b 22 Feb 1972

11c Philip Cooke, b 30 Nov 1976

10c Elizabeth Cooke b 1953

9c I0243 John H Bomford, known as Jack, b 1910, d Wroxall, near Warwick m I0246 Ann, and had issue

10a I0247 Frederick Bomford, b 1946

10b I0248 Christine Bomford, b 1951

9d I0244 Mollie Bomford, b 1919, m I0245 R Stowe, soldier

8g I0158 Hugh Evans Bomford, b 1882, d 2 Nov 1960 (email from Ewan Smith 1 Jan 2008) 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. Hugh Evans Bomford was an active farmer, coal mechant and engineer ( farm machinery/horses/Dutch barns). He was a strict(ish) Methodist, and in old age a 'lovely chap' (Ewan Smith)

9a I0723 Mary Bomford, b 1910, d 1974, m 1944 I0727 John Chown

9b 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.

10a Ewan Bomford Smith (printing engineer)

10b Ben Smith (glasshouse engineer)

10c Nick Bomford (theatrical agent and musician: Nick changed his name to Bomford)

9c 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

9d I0726 Ruth Bomford, b 1915

8h 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). Grace was an avid supporter of the Wolverhampton Football Club

9a Peter Hodgkinson

9b Sheila Hodgkinson

9c David Hodgkinson

9d Raymond Henry Hodgkinson (known as Harry) b 25 Aug 1909 d 27 Jan 1993 Evesham, m(1) 19 Jun 1937 at St. Andrews Church, Hampton, Evesham, Linda Mary Warner, b 11 Aug 1912, d 30 Mar 1960 and had issue

10a Barbara Ann Hodgkinson

10b Heather Linda Hodgkinson

Raymond Henry Hodgkinson m(2) Diana Fowler, as her second husband. Diana was a daughter of I0444 Isabel Bomford and I0472 Charles Fowler

9e Bernard Hodgkinson b. 1 Nov 1915, a major figure in Bomford Brothers and later Bomford and Evershed and lived at Pitchell,

9f Patricia Hodgkinson b. 13 Sep 1927

7c 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

8a I0161 Ethel Marian(?) Bomford, b 1867 at Wixford, d 1963, m I0198 George Mathews, b 1867, d 1937

8b I0162 Heming Bomford, Heming Bayzard Bomford, b 1869 at Wixford, d 1952 at S Dakota, m(1) in 1893 (Kim Bomford email 14 Nov 2013) I0200 Olive Gustin, b 1871, d 1920, and had issue. Heming emigrated to the US in his early 20s (1893). Homesteaded and raised sheep near Belle Fourche, South Dakota. Holding was up to 3,000 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?

9a I0202 Marianne Bomford, b 21 Feb 1900, d 4 Aug 1917

9b I0199 a daughter, possibly Mary Bomford (Kim Bomford email 14 Nov 2013), b 7 Jan 1902, d 7 Jan 1902

9c I0203 Heming Bomford, b 12 Dec 1910 at South Dakota, d 25 Jan 1995, m 16 Jun 1934 I0208 Lorraine Robertson, b 23 Jul 1917, d 11 Jul 1974, and had issue

10a I0209 Barbara Bomford, b 24 Mar 1936, m I1230 Winter

10b I0210 Heming Bomford, b 30 May 1937, d 24 Jan 2005 at South Dakota m(1) Someone, and had issue

11a I0212 Lorrianne Bomford, b 16 Jun 1957

11b I0213 Gary Bomford, b 22 Apr 1959

11c I0214 Susan Bomford, b 30 Jan 1961

11d I0215 Sheldon Bomford, b 4 Jun 1969

11e I0216 Tammy Bomford, b 15 Mar 1972

10b I0210 Heming m (2) Geraldine ---

10c I0211 Richard Bomford, b 3 May 1940, d 24 Aug 1972, and had issue

11a I0217 Tawny Shan Bomford, b 4 Jun 1961

11b I0218 Robin Bomford, b 4 Mar 1966

9d I0201 Arthur Gustin Bomford, b 15 Nov 1905, d 7 May 1980, m I0205 Mae Bledsol, b 7 May 1906, d 22 Jul 1974, and had issue

10c I0207 Gloria Bomford, Gloria Laurel Bomford, b 1928, d 2005, m Richard J Martin, b 1927, d 2010, and had issue (Ken Martin emails 10 &13 Aug 2013)

11a Kenneth J Martin, b 1949, m Roberta A Watson, b 1950, and had issue

12a Gregory C Martin, b 1981

12b Michael A Martin b 1984

11b Laurel J Martin, b 1950

11c Allan J Martin, b 1954

10b I0206 Marilyn M Bomford, b c1932 (aged 8 in 1940 census: IGI)

9e I0204 Alma Bomford, b 11 Jul 1912, d 14 Sep 1912

8b I0162 Heming m(2) in 1928 (Kim Bomford email 14 Nov 2013) I1229 Georgia Widdows, b c1889 (probably as her second husband, between the 1920 US census and the 1930 census: IGI). Georgia brought with her two children, Geneva Widdows (b c1911) and Wilbur Widdows (b c1912). She was probably formerly the wife of Fred P Widdos, and if so also had a son Harold Lester Widdos, b c1908 (IGI: 1910 census records). Georgia May Hummer b 1889 m Fred P Widdoss on 21 Apr 1907 (IGI: Iowa County Marriages). Georgia died in 1991 (Kim Bomford email 14 Nov 2013)

8c I0163 Sidney Bomford, dy

8d I0164 Arthur Henry Bomford, b 1874 at Wixford, d 1975, m (Bloomsbury Chapel, St Giles, Vol 1b No 1272 3/4 1901) I0251 Mary Owen Davis of Herts, known as Mamie, b 1874, daughter of Owen William Davis and his first wife, Grace Balsdon (Kim Bomford email 4 Feb 2009), and had issue. Arthur was educated at Christ's Hospital, Hertford, and Newgate Street, London. On leaving school he joined a wholesale textile firm, Bradbury and Greatorex & Co Ltd, where he became counting house manager at the age of 31 and later assistant manager, a position he held until he retired, after 57 years service, in 1946. During WW1 he was an active member of the Public Schools Old Boys' Corps in the anti-aircraft section, in charge of a Lewis gun in the night defence of London. He was in the winning team of the Challenge Cup for shooting. In WW2 he joined the local battalion of the Home Guard in which he served for over four years and did full duties although over 70 years of age. Arthur and Mamie lived for some years at New Southgate, then at Finchley, and in 1926 moved to Knebworth, Herts. He was secretary of the local Congregational Church and served, in his retirement, on several village committees. 'Dear gentle souls blessed with a grand sense of humour'. (From a family history compiled by Will Handford in possession of Adrian Davis: Kim Bomford email 4 Feb 2009). Described in his mother's probate record as a country house manager

9a I0252 Owen Heming Bomford, b 1901 or 1902 at New Southgate, North London, m(1) 1929 I0253 Phyllis Mantle b 1908 and had issue; m(2) I0254 Alice. After a short time in an elementary school, Owen entered Finchely County School and was a member of the school cadet corps. Later he studied at the Polytechnic School of Engineering, and joined the John Dale Engineering Company. He spent a short time in the wholesale textile trade before WW2, when he joined up as a full time air raid warden in charge of a station at Finchley. He then joined the Ministry of Aircraft Production as a production officer. After the war he became a representative in the Birminhan district of Effingham Steel Works Ltd and Messrs Marsh Bros & Co of Sheffield. (From a family history compiled by Will Handford in possession of Adrian Davis: Kim Bomford email 4 Feb 2009)

10a I0255 Patricia Ann Bomford, b 22 Nov 1930 (Kim Bomford email 4 Feb 2009) born Patricia Ann Barnet (1930 Vol 3a page 785: Kim Bomford email 18 Mar 2010)

8e I0165 Lucy Caroline Bomford, b 1876 at Wixford, d 1965, m 1904 I1185 Henry Heming Baylis of Hadford and had issue. Henry Baylis was a grandson of I0092 Caroline Bomford, b 1813, and I0123 George Baylis. Additional information on their children is from a tree by Alan Heming Baylis (Arlene Ford email 24 Jan 2013)

9a John Baylis (Kim Bomford email 4 Feb 2009); Henry John Baylis of Court Oak, known as Jack, b 1905, d 1986, m 1934 Mary Bolter and had issue, children and grandchildren

9b Molly Baylis (Kim Bomford email 4 Feb 2009); Lucy Marion Baylis, b 1905, d 1984, m Herbert Frost of Draycott Moor and had issue, children and grandchildren

9c William Heming Baylis (Kim Bomford email 4 Feb 2009); William George Heming Baylis of Hatford, b 1910, m Helen Hoddihott and had issue, children and grandchildren

9d Peggy Baylis, died young (Kim Bomford email 4 Feb 2009); Margaret Baylis, b 1913, d 1925

8f I0166 Margaret Ellen Bomford, b 1881 at Wixford, m at Bloomsbury Central Church, London, on 22 Apr 1912, I1186 Arthur Stanley Davis, b 27 Jan 1884, described in Margaret's mother's probate record as a company director, son of Owen William Davis and his second wife, Mary Jane Conford. In WW1 Arthur served at Cawnpore, India, in the 1st Garr Bn Worcester Regt, attached to the 1st Garr Bn, Royal Irish Rifles, Cawnpore. In WW2 he joined the Home Guard and was attached to the C Coy Headquarters of the 32nd Bn, Middlesex Regt. In 1908 he joined the ironmongery department of William Whiteley Ltd and three years later moved to Lawsons Cycles and Sports and then formed Evrisport Ltd, a cycle and sports business, of which he became a director. In 1942 he was appointed by the Board of Trade as an examiner of war damage claims. Member of Rotary Clubs, treasurer of Alperton Baptist Church, Member of London Grand Rank in the Freemasons (from a family history compiled by Will Handford in possession of Adrian Davis: Kim Bomford emails 3 & 4 Feb 2009)

9a Lucy Margaret Davis, b 14 May 1914, educated at Wembly Grammar School. In 1936 she went to Denmark to take part in an Oxford Group campaign (from a family history compiled by Will Handford in possession of Adrian Davis: Kim Bomford email 4 Feb 2009)

9b Denis Owen Davis, b 11 June 1917 (from a family history compiled by Will Handford in possession of Adrian Davis: Kim Bomford email 4 Feb 2009)

7d I0144 Julia Louisa Bomford, b 1847, d 1863

7e 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

8a I0180 Letitia Bomford, b 1869

8b I0181 Francis Anthony Bomford, b 1871 at Atch Lench, d Birmingham, m 1893 I0187 Bessie Wrighton, and had issue

9a I0188 Francis Albert Bomford, b 1903, d 2000 at Birmingham, m 1929 I1187 Talana Lane, b 1904

9b I0189 Kenneth David Bomford, b 1912, m I1266 Betty Baldwin, and had issue

10a I0190 Martin David Bomford, b 1944, m I0192 Alison Watts, and had issue

11a I0193 Jeremy James Bomford, b 1976

11b I0194 David Kenneth Bomford, b 1979

10b I0191 Christopher Anthony Bomford, b 1949, m I0195 Heather, and had issue

11a I0196 Jessica Bomford, b 1977

11b I0197 Sarah Bomford, b 1979

8c I0182 George Harold Bomford, b 1874, m I0185 Annie, and had issue

9a I0186 Reginald Bomford

8d I0183 Mabel Rowena Bomford, b 1879, m I0184 Herbert Hyde

7f I0146 Theo Bomford (twin), b 1849, d 1850

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

7h 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

8a I0169 Theophilus James Bomford, b 1880 at Great Alne, d Guernsey, m I0179 Lillian Bracher Manning, and had issue

9a I1261 Yvonne Wilma Bomford, b 29 Mar 1915

9b I1262 Margaret Jean Bomford, b 1 Jul 1917

8b I0170 Charles Edward Bomford, b 1884 at Great Alne m I0178 Emma Mathews, b Stratford on Avon and died at home in Canada, and had issue. They emigrated to Ontario; their descendants live in the Hamilton area. Emma was 17 when married. I0976 Larry remembers her as a smoker, the only one in the family

9a I0972 Mary Bomford, b 1904 m I0974 Edward Boucher, known as Harold Boucher, and had issue

10a I1367 Paul Boucher, a Catholic priest

10b I1368 Robert Boucher, married I1372 Barbara Kesick and had issue

11a I1369 Michael Boucher

11b I1370 Patricia Boucher

11c I1371 Christina Boucher

9b I0973 Edward Charles Bomford, m I0975 Mary Theresa Sims, and had issue

10a I0976 Lawrence Bomford, known as Larry Bomford, b 1947

10b I0977 Anne Marie Bomford, b 1949, m I1373 Pat Gallagher and had issue

11a I1374 Steven Gallagher

11b I1375 Kevin Gallagher

11c I1376 Sarah Gallagher

11d I1377 Julie Gallagher

10c I0978 Rita Bomford, b 1950, m I1378 John Fornier, had issue and later divorced

11a I1379 Lisa Fornier

11b I1380 Bryan Fornier

10d I0979 Richard Charles Bomford, b 1952, m I1381 Elizabeth Nelson and had issue

11a I1382 Theresa Bomford, who has a son

12a I1384 Mathew Bomford

11b I1383 Heather Bomford, m I1386 Justin Terpsta and had issue

12a I1385 Hunter Terpsta

10e I0980 Mark Bomford (triplet), b 1957, m I1387 Sandra Petri and had issue

11a I1388 Charles Bomford

11b I1389 Matthew Bomford

10f I0982 Margaret Bomford (triplet), b 1957, m I1390 Michael Fournier, had issue and later divorced

11a I1391 David Fournier

11b I1392 Megan Fournier

10g I0981 Mary Emma Bomford (triplet), b 1957, m I1393 Michael Hallock and had issue

11a I1394 Michael Hallock

11b I1395 Sean Hallock

11c I1396 Kimberley Hallock

8c I0171 Guy Bomford, b 1886 at Great Alne, d 1968, m 1918 I0174 Jennie Salmon, and had issue

9a I0175 Theo Guy Bomford, b 1921, m I0177 Lilian Anderson

9b I0176 Barbara Ann Bomford, b 1923

8d I0172 Alice Mary Bomford, b Great Alne, m I0173 Bert Saunders, and had issue

9a I0149 Caroline Letitia Bomford, b 1853, d 22 Mar 1928 at Worthing (probate)

9b I0150 George Frazer Bomford, b 1858, d 1875

5f I0034 Benjamin Bomford, b 1784 at Atch Lench (aged 55 in 1841 census: Kim Bomford email 17 Mar 2010), d Sep 1854 at Atch Lench, buried at Atch Lench, m(1) 1813 I0100 Mary James, b 1791, baptised 28 Dec 1791at Toddington (Barb Sugawara email 17 Mar 2010), d 1829 at Atch Lench, buried at Atch Lench, daughter of Thomas James and Mary (maiden name not known) (Barb Sugawara email 16 Mar 2010) and had issue. Took over his parents home, 'The Firs', from 1813. Benjamin left a will: National Archives/Public Records Office catalogue reference prob 11/2211 image references 253 & 254 (Barb Sugawara emails 19 Mar 2010)

6a I0101 Mary Bomford, b c1814, d 1824

6b I0102 Ann Bomford, b c1815, d y (KB email 17 Mar 2010)

6c I0103 Elizabeth Bomford, b 1820 or 1821, d 1885, m I0109 George Hollington b 1821, needle maker, lived at Yew Tree House, Astwood Lane, Feckenham, Alcester , and had issue (KB emails 2 Dec 2009 & 17 Mar 2010: census returns)

7a Benjamin George Hollington, b 1846, m Jane Edwards

7b I0110 Louisa Hollington, b 1849, d 1870

7c Mary Elizabeth Hollington , b 1851, m Alfred Peart, lived Northfeild, and had issue (Kim Bomford email 2 Dec 2009)

8a Sarah Peart, b 1882 (Kim Bomford email 2 Dec 2009)

8b Amelia Peart, b 1886 (Kim Bomford email 2 Dec 2009)

8c Elsie Peart, b 1888 (Kim Bomford email 2 Dec 2009)

8d Benjamin Peart, b 1888 (Kim Bomford email 2 Dec 2009)

8e Lillian Peart, b 1890 (Kim Bomford email 2 Dec 2009)

7d Catherine Emma Hollington , b 1852 (Kim Bomford email 2 Dec 2009)

7e Albert James Hollington b 1855 m(1) Lucy b 1856 and had issue; m(2) before 1901 to Elizabeth b 1852 (Kim Bomford email 2 Dec 2009)

8a George Thomas Hollington, b 1882 (Kim Bomford email 2 Dec 2009)

7f William George Hollington, b 1856 (Kim Bomford email 2 Dec 2009)

7g Amelia Ann Hollington , b 1859, m Milward, d before 1901, and had issue (Kim Bomford email 2 Dec 2009)

8a Kathleen Milward , b 1894 (Kim Bomford email 2 Dec 2009)

7h Bertha Sarah Hollington, b 1861 (Kim Bomford email 2 Dec 2009)

6d I0104 Benjamin James Bomford (Kim Bomford email 17 Mar 2010), b c1823 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. In 1873 a Benjamin Bomford of Pitchill, farmer was charged with allowing a cart owned by him to be used on a public highway, at Harvington, without having his name on it (Worcestershire Chronicle: Kim Bomford email 22 Aug 2012). In 1884 a Benjamin Bomford of Pitchill was summoned for ill-treating a cow. The evidence was to the effect that the defendant struck the cow in a brutal manner about the head and body with a heavy stick, while passing through Church Lench (Worcestershire Chronicle; Kim Bomford email 22 Aug 2012. Not clear who the Benjamin Bomford in these reports was: Benjamin James Bomford died before 1884.)

7a 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

7b 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. In 1884, Ernest Bomford, farmer of Spring Hill, Fladbury, near Pershore was summoned for selling or consigning milk from which 20 per cent of the cream had been abstracted. Mr Carter deputy town clerk prosecuted. Fined 40s and costs (Worcestershire Chronicle: Kim Bomford email 22 Aug 2012) . A G C Bomford was charged with not employing a sufficient number of men with his traction engine while travelling on a highway, and also without having a man 20 yards in front to act as signalman at Fladbury on 11July 1887 (Worcestershire Chronicle: Kim Bomford email 22 Aug 2012) . In 1899 E G Bomford, brewer and farmer, Fladbury, applied for a licence to sell beer by retail at Spring Hill. Mr Hobson opposed on behalf of the owners of the Anchor and Chequers inns, Fladbury, and Mary Beck, of Moor. Mr Bomford said he was a wholesale dealer (Worcestershire Chronicle 26 August 1899: Kim Bomford email 22 Aug 2012). 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

8a 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

Photo of James Ferguson BomfordPatsy  Bill  Lawson  Dorothy  Gwen  Anita at Stoke, Devon8b 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. Bill 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 'Bella Vista', Stoke, just outside Hartland, Devon where she looked after Lawson. Spent her final years with Gwen at Alderton

Gwen Bomford  at AldertonPhoto of Lawson Bomford at his sister Anita's wedding, 19579a 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

9b I0295 Lawson Bomford, b 12 May 1926 at Springhill, d 1978 at Hartland. Suffered from thyroid deficiency from birth and always needed care. Dorothy took him to Switzerland for treatment, at which time she separated from her husband, and after which Lawson lived with her at Stoke

Photo of Bill Bomford9c I0296 Ernest William Bomford, known as Bill, b 1927 at Springhill, d 1995 married 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

10a I0300 Alison Bomford, b 1955, m 1977 I1247 John Delisle Wells, a farmer, and had issue

10b I0301 Emma Bomford, b 1957

10c 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

11a I1189 Benjamin Robertson Bomford, b 1987

10c 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

Wedding photo, Anita Bomford and Philip Sale 1957.  Click on photo to see enlargementAnita Bomford, 19599d I0297 Anita Mary Bomford, b 1933, d 2002 at Audlem, Cheshire, from cancer, m 2 Mar 1957 I0303 Peter Sale, d 1977, and had issue. Anita was educated at Malvern Girls' College and went on to Harper Adams Agricultural College in Shropshire

10a Philip A R Sale, b 4 Jan 1958, m(1), m(2) 26 Aug 1989 Margaret Bond. Worked for the police for 30 years, starting in Cheshire. (email 8 Jun 2007)

10b David Richard Sale, b 20 Aug 1961, m 4 Jul 19?? Leslie Churton and has issue

11a Daniel Sale

11b Catherine Sale

11c Matthew Sale

8b I0291 James Ferguson m(2) I0298 Phyllis Garms b 1910, d 1987

8c 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

7c I0261 Fanny Bomford, b 1851 at Pitchill, d 10 Oct 1856, buried at Atch Lench

7d I0262 Eva Agnes Bomford, b 1853 at Pitchill, d 22 Aug 1870, buried at Atch Lench

7e 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

8a 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

8b 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

8c 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

9a 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

9b I1166 Julia Bomford, b 1948

8c I0285 Leslie Raymond m(2) I0307 Stella Cowle

8d I0286 Griffith Raymond Bomford, b Jun 1901, d 6 Sep 1904, probably as a result of typhoid fever, buried at Atch Lench

8e 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

9a 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. See World History, 1914-1970 by Nicholas Raymond Bomford, Edward Arnold, London, 1973, 54 pp, a secondary school text

10a I0314 Kate Patricia Mary Bomford, b 1967

10b I0315 Rebecca Anne Bomford, b 1969

9b I0311 Jane Raymond Bomford, b 1940 at Pitchill, m 1966 I1191 Peter Pinkster, Captain RN, b 1930. They have two daughters. (Details of Peter Pinkster's lineage back to the 1600s are in h.schetsberg email 13 Nov 2013 - please contact us)

10a Sarah Jane Pinkster

10b Ann Victoria Pinkster

9c I0312 Anthony Raymond Bomford, b 21 Nov 1943 at Rushford (or b Salford Priors 27 Nov 1943 - Obituary), 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. He was with the Royal Society for Protection of Birds 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

10a I0317 Ciera Elizabeth Bomford, b 1972

10b I0318 Rose Tiffany Bomford, b 1974

9c I0312 Anthony Raymond m(2) 1989 I0319 Rachel Louise Haigh, b 1954. Rachel is a physiotherapist, with a daughter Zula

8f 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. Numerous publications on medical subjects e.g 'Medical Testament' on Nutrition

7f 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

8a 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

8b 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

9a 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

10a 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

11a I0329 Isabel Lorna Bomford, b 17 Jun 1975 at Worcester, m 3 May 2008 Nicholas Richard Hyatt Burt (PH Bomford email 17 Aug 2008)

11b I1246 Lucy Louise Bomford, b 8 Nov 1976 at Worcester

10b I0326 Susannah Louise Bomford, b 30 Sep 1941 m 1962 I0330 Nicholas Yeatman-Biggs, b Chesterfield, and had issue. 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

11a Annabelle Yeatman-Biggs

11b Harry Yeatman-Biggs

11c Huyshe Yeatman-Biggs

10c 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

9a I0322 Michael Benjamin Norris Bomford m(2) 21 Mar 1995 at Stratford on Avon I1251 Barbra Joyce Futrill. Barbra had 4 children (Michael's step children)

10a Colin Andrew Futrill, b 18 Nov 1962

10b Wendy Elizabeth Futrill, b 27 Sep 1964, and her partner Glyn Goodman have issue

11a Emma Louise Goodman, b 4 Dec 1982, has 2 children

12a Faith Dakota Shorthouse, b 12 Dec 2006

12b John Raymond Shorthouse, b 18 May 2011

11b Benjamin Michael Goodman, b 29 May 1985

11c Katie Elizabeth Goodman, b 31 May 1988

10c Richard John Futrill, b 25 Jul 1966 and has issue

11a Kimberley Jane Futrill, b 9 Oct 2000

11b Millie Rosie Futrill, b 28 Jul 2003

11c Emily Mae Futrill, b 4 Jan 2005

10d Lorna Catherine Futrill, b 3 Oct 1968, m 1993 Nicolas Bell, and has 3 children

11a Sophie Lucinda Bell, b 4 Jan 1995, d 1997

11b Peter Nicolas Bell, b 1 Jul 1998

11c Tristan Oliver Bell, b 9 Dec 1999

9b 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

10a 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

11a I0335 Jamie Alexander Bomford, b 16 Jun 1977 at London

11b I1192 Dr Douglas Frazer Bomford, b 27 Oct 1978 at London, m 5 Jul 2008 Dr Lindsay Walker (PH Bomford email 17 Aug 2008)

11c I1193 Dagmar Elizabeth Bomford (twin), b 14 Dec 1981 at London

11d I1194 Hamish Adrian Bomford (twin), b 14 Dec 1981 at London

11e I1195 Frazer John Bomford, b 20 Mar 1983 at London

10b 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

11a I1196 Benjamin Charles Bomford, b 25 Jul 1978 at Nairobi

11c I1197 Thomas William Bomford, b 1 Dec 1980 at Dubai

9b I0323 William Bruce Norris Bomford m(2) 1994 I1198 Sheila Mackenzie Heywood, b 1926

8c 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

8d 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

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

7h I0266 Lucy Gertrude Bomford, b 1860 at Pitchill, d 1935, m I0275 William Green. Lived in Essex

7i 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

7j 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. The 1911 census records Alfred as 'traveller feeding cakes manures'

8a I0270 Benjamin Carol Millar Bomford, b 1900 at Netherton, Elmley Castle, d 3 Dec 1983, buried at Atch Lench

8b I0271 John Ernest Leighton Bomford, known as Jack, b 23 Apr 1903 at Netherton, Elmley Castle, d 28 Jun 1977, buried at Atch Lench

8c I0272 Mary Kathleen Leighton Bomford, b 1906 at Worcester, d 1938, buried at Atch Lench, m 1930 I0273 Dr Ballenger

6e I0105 Mary Bomford, b c1825 at Atch Lench, d 24 Aug 1850, m 4 Mar 1847 I0257 Thomas Scroxton. Thomas is possibly b 1810 at Bromsgrove, who employed 100 men, 60 women and 100 children at his nail factory in 1851 (census: Kim Bomford email 18 Mar 2010), master nail manufacturer in 1881 census (see FHO), son of John Scroxton (quite a famous Bromsgrove Baptist pastor; b 1766 at Wollaston, Northhampton, d 21 May 1854, had the occupation of Sub-Distributor of Stamps in 1851 ; m Ann Lench, b 1778, d 1849, of Bromsgrove: Kim Bomford email 18 Mar 2010 ), married at Atch Lench 4 Mar 1847 (Baptist Reporter and Missionary Intelligencer), wife dead by 1851 census, she probably d Sep quarter 1850 at Bromsgrove, he probably d Jun quarter 1888 at Bromsgrove aged 77. The Baptist Magazine, 1850, page 693 has an obituary which says Mary Bomford was born in 1824 at Atch Lench and her father was Benjamin; she was baptised as an adult in 1848, and died of a wasting disease on Sat 24 Aug 1850 aged 26; her last words were 'Do not cry Tom, I am happy' (Emails from Liz Conway 18 & 19 Feb 2007 and 2 Jul 2008, referring to census and bmd records)

7a Lucy Scroxton, b c1848, m Arthur Harris (Liz Conway email 2 Jul 2008; birth record Vol XVIII page 238 2nd quarter 1849 - Kim Bomford email 18 Mar 2010 )

6f I0106 Ann Bomford, b c1826, d 1831 (KB email 17 Mar 2010)

6g I0107 I0938 Catherine Bomford, b c1827, m I0258 I0041 William Stone Bomford, b 1816 at Fladbury, and had issue (see 6h I0041 I0258 William Stone Bomford above)

5f I0034 Benjamin m(2) on 25 Jun 1833 at St Andrews, Pershore, I0108 Mary Groves (IGI records) b 1787 at Pershore, d 1863 at Atch Lench, buried at Atch Lench. Mary was 'aged 50' in 1841 census, but ages were rounded down (Kim Bomford email 17 Mar 2010; Barb Sugaware email 17 Mar 2010) The 1851 census records Benjamin and Mary, b Pershore, at Atch Lench - he was a farmer of 200 acres; the 1861 census records Benjamin's widow, Mary, living with her sister, Ann Tovey, nee Ann Groves (her marriage) (Barb Sugawara emails 16 & 18 Mar 2010). (It has been suggested that Benjamin's second wife might have been a Mary Cooke or Mary Cook - source unknown)

 

Extracts from the Worcestershire Chronicle (Kim Bomford email 22 Aug 2012):

  • Hemming Bomford was charged with an assault upon P C Kingdom, at Eckington on 22 April 1875. The officer said: I was on duty at Eckington Auction sale.
  • In 1877 Henry Bomford, a youth, pleaded guilty to a charge of ill-treating a sheep, which he was driving for Mr Fluxton of this town. The prosecution was instituted by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The defendant was fined 55s.
  • In 1886 Henry Bomford, a youth was charged with having, on 5 January 1886 at Ipsley, used a gun without licence. He was seen to discharge a gun in a field near Ipsley.
  • In 1887 J C Bomford of Spring Hill, Fladbury, deceased, resided at Wick Farm. After visiting his employer at 8pm on Monday 17 January 1887 he was not seen again until his body was found at 1pm on 24 January by Mr Chataway in the brook.
  • In 1887 John Bomford of Lowermoor, Worcester, formerly a farmer, now out of business, filed a petition of Bankruptcy in the Worcester County Court, and a receiving order was made. (Worcestershire Chronicle 3 September 1887).