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Liverpool, Lancashire BAMFORDs mid-1800s

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Liverpool, Lancashire BAMFORDs mid-1800s

Posted: 8 Jul 2000 7:24PM GMT
Edited: 9 Jul 2002 2:03AM GMT
Greetings,
I've recently found out that my gg-grandfather Thomas BAMFORD (b. 4 Feb 1861 in Liverpool, Eng; d. 28 Feb 1841 in Victoria, BC, Canada), who married Violet Jane
CARMICHAEL (b.Abt. 1864 in Toronto, ON; d. 6 Jan 1933 in Victoria, BC), had the following parents: Robert BAMFORD and Elizabeth HOUGH, as listed on
Thomas'
marriage certificate to Violet.
I have found a Thomas BAMFORD at familysearch.org who was Christened on 14 Apr 1861 at Saint Peter, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, and I highly suspect it is
the same person. It also listed the parents as Robert Bamford and Elizabeth on the website.
Following this trend I tried to see how many other BAMFORDs were listed as Christened at Saint Peter whose parents were Robert and Elizabeth. I was able to find a
Robert BAMFORD christened 15 Sep 1850 at Saint Peter, Liverpool, Lancashire, England; Emma BAMFORD christened 18 Oct 1857 at Saint Peter; and a George
BAMFORD christened 25 Nov 1867 at Saint Peter. There could be others, but I was only able to go up to 6000 entries and it would not let me search beyond that.
If these people all belong to the same family (and this is ALL speculation at this point), then Robert and Elizabeth (HOUGH) BAMFORD had at least four children:
Robert christened in 1850
Emma christened in 1857
Thomas christened in 1861
George christened in 1867

Do these names sound familiar to anyone? Does anyone have access to a Liverpool census that could take a look to see if this family is on there in 1861 or 1871? I live
in Canada so I do not have easy access to this.
My gg-grandfather Thomas moved to Canada and married in 1882 in Vancouver, BC. It's more then possible that his siblings could have moved around as well. Or they
could still have descendants in England, somewhere.
Please, any help or suggestions to follow this up would be appreciated.
For information of Thomas's descendants, feel free to take a look at my familytree database listed here:
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=kethera
Take care,
Melissa
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
kluey 9 Jul 2000 1:24AM GMT 
mailpiler 24 Jul 2000 1:35AM GMT 
Jo Hutchison 9 Aug 2003 11:13AM GMT 
gallivantersg... 1 Oct 2007 6:22PM GMT 
HeatherM22 28 Sep 2011 7:30AM GMT 
Jo_Hutchison 20 Aug 2012 11:27AM GMT 
kethera 2 Dec 2012 9:42AM GMT 
Harriet Lundt 29 Mar 2010 12:57AM GMT 
kethera 2 Dec 2012 9:30AM GMT 
Jo_Hutchison 2 Jan 2013 6:49AM GMT 
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