Mary Farmer 1821 - 1874

Gunnell Ancestry tree

1821 Mary Farmer baptised Aymestrey, Herefordshire, to Sarah Farmer on 1/7/1821- FMP, FS & Ancestry

1841C. Cannot find/identify her- likely a servant. Nor can I find her mother

1841.Mary Farmer marries John Bedford on 30/12/1841 in Leintwardine, both resident in Adforton - FMP & Ancestry Select marriages, no actual cert.

1851C. John Bedford ,37, farm labourer, was living Adforton, Adforton Stanway, Paytoe & Grange, Knighton

John Bedford Head Married Male 37 1814 Farm Labourer Leintwardine, Herefordshire, England
Mary Bedford Wife - Female 30 1821 - ?westry Herefordshire, England
George Bedford Son - Male 7 1844 - Bucknell, Shropshire, England
Emma Bedford Daughter - Female 6 1845 - Leintwardine, Herefordshire, England
Ann Bedford Daughter - Female 1 1850 - Leintwardine, Herefordshire, England

 

1852. Moses Bedford was born Knighton Jun 1852 to John & Mary

1861C. John Bedford ,45, farm labourer, was living Walford, Walford Letton and Newton, Knighton , Herefordshire

John Bedford Head Married Male 45 1816 Farm Labourer Leintwardine, Herefordshire, England
Mary Bedford Wife Married Female 39 1822 - Aymestrey, Herefordshire, England
Moses Bedford Son - Male 9 1852 Scholar Leintwardine, Herefordshire, England
John Bedford Son - Male 7 1854 Scholar Leintwardine, Herefordshire, England
Alfred Bedford Son - Male 3 1858 - Leintwardine, Herefordshire, England

John and Alfred became Methodist ministers and emigrated to Canada: Moses visited them there ~ 1912.

1871C. John Bedford ,56, ag. labourer, was living Walford, Knighton , Herefordshire

John Bedford Head - Male 56 1815 - Leintwardine Herefordshire, England
Mary Bedford Wife - Female 49 1822 - Aymestrey Herefordshire, England
Annie Bedford Daughter - Female 21 1850 - Herefordshire, England
John Bedford Son - Male 16 1855 - Herefordshire, England
Alfred Bedford Son - Male 13 1858 - Herefordshire, England
James Bedford Son - Male 9 1862 - Herefordshire, England
George Carter Nursing - Male 1 1870 - Shropshire, England

1874. A Mary Bedford, 57, dies Knighton Sep 1874 - this person buried at Brampton Bryan in August - FMP. But, she only~52/3 then. Brampton Bryan is an area within a km of Walford Letton and Newton, in fact Walford itself ~ 2 k E of Brampton Bryan, so quite likely she

1875. A John Bedford, 63, dies Knighton Sep 1875 - this would have him born ~ 1812. No parish burial on FMP

1879. According to Gunnell tree Mary Bedford dies Leintwardine 1879 - but this incorrect, it is an entry for mary Farmer, not Mary Bedford!!

1884. ??John Bedford, 69. dies Leominster Mar 1884?? - Gunnell tree . No probate . So where is he in 1881C?? Have searched for other family members with no success . Cannot find John or Alfred in Canada 1881-1911censuses

 

Bedford Index