Besfords

The history of the Besfords

Tag: Durham

  • Catherine (Kate) Besford (later Gordon)

    Catherine (Kate) Besford (later Gordon)

    Catherine Besford was born on 22nd September 1883 at Bog Row, Hetton-le-Hole, Co. Durham. Catherine was the daughter of George Besford (1852-1935), a coal miner, and his wife Isabella Besford (née Miller).The 1891 Census recorded Catherine (now 7) living with her parents at 130 Walker Road, Newcastle upon Tyne.

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