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Thomas ELFORD

Thomas ELFORD

David Elford (View posts)
Posted: 8 Oct 2003 4:59PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Elford
I have found in an old prayer book 1826 this..........

Thomas Elford left home the 3 October 1853 and sailed for Australia on the 12 October

Re: Thomas ELFORD

Posted: 20 Dec 2009 10:09PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: ELFORD
Hi David, I believe the Thomas Elford you speak of is my Great x4 Grandfather.

He was born Hampshire England 1830, married Rosetta Barrett 10 July 1858 in Dungog NSW Australia, and died 4 August 1902, buried in Port Maquarie NSW Australia, next to Rosetta. I don't have his date-of-birth, however the dates you say he sailed to Australia seem to fit.

I descend from Thomas Henry Elford - being one of the 10 children Thomas and Rosetta.

Do you have any info you'd like to share? Do you have Thomas and Rosetta's dates of birth? I only have the year.

Hope to hear from you. Kind regards.

Re: Thomas ELFORD

Posted: 21 Dec 2009 4:46PM GMT
Classification: Query
I have all my info on Genes Reunited or what ever they call it now....will check it out to see if I do have a date unlikley as its pre 1837....

Re: Thomas ELFORD

Posted: 21 Dec 2009 6:29PM GMT
Classification: Query
I have checked out the site and as I thought no date of birth for Thomas but there is a difference in place of birth. We have him down as Ston Easton Somerset which is were his family lived for generations his brother David Elford was a Stone Mason in Ston Easton until his death in 1900's I doubt he was born in Hampshire but he could have. As Thomas left for Oz in 1853 there should be a referance for him in 1851 census. I do not have access to Ancestry so cannot check it out at the moment.

Regards

Re: Thomas ELFORD

Posted: 13 Jan 2010 8:53PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi All,

Just seen the postings. Thomas born 1830 at Ston Easton, Somerset is correct and did emigrate to Australia. Proof of parentage is on his marriage certificate in Oz.

This Thomas did not marry Rosetta Barrett.

Re: Thomas ELFORD

Posted: 2 Nov 2010 5:15AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Elford
Hi, do you know if your thomas had siblings in hampshire, uk
my gg-grandfather came from the same area in 1844 to port phillip, victoria, I don't have very much information on his family except that his father was a John Elford and his mother was Martha "I think"
AKind Regards Peter Alford

Re: Thomas ELFORD

Posted: 7 May 2012 4:18AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Jennifer, I too am from Thomas Henry son of Thomas and Rosetta. He is also my great granddad x 4. I would love to share information and touch base.. Also would love to see photos..
Lyn Bale. Daughter of Donna Elford.

Re: Thomas ELFORD

Posted: 9 Jun 2014 11:50AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Elford Patience
I too am from Thomas Elford who married Rosetta Barrett.
Thomas Elford born 2 2 1834, Hamble le Rice Hampshire, to John Elford and Anne (nee Patience), who were married in the same place 18.10.1831. Anne was in the Hamble le Rice poorhouse in 1841 census with her two sons, Thomas and George, and there alone in 1851. I am currently researching his father John Elford, born 1732 without much success. I have uploaded a photo of Thomas to the Wensing family tree. Any info on Jojn will be well received.
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