The history of the Besfords

John Besford (1868-1869)

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

John was born on 31st May 1868 at Cowpen Colliery, Blyth.

John died on 25th July 1869 at Cowpen Colliery. He was just short of 14 months old. His death certificate gave the cause of death as “Debility”.

He was the second son called John that John and Margaret Besford lost in infancy.

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