The history of the Besfords

James Besford (1860)

James Besford was the son of John Besford and Margaret Besford (née Patterson).

James was born on 21st August 1860 at Cowpen Lane, Blyth.  He died three days later on 23rd August 1860. His death certificate gave the cause of death as “Icterus, 2 days”. Icterus is a term for Jaundice.

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