The history of the Besfords
John was the son of George Besford. He was born at Snitter and baptised at All Saints’ Church, Rothbury, on 9th June 1717.
Robert was born in 1752 to John and Mary Besford.
Robert was born at Garrett Lee Farm to Robert Besford and Ann Besford (née Goodfellow). He was baptised on 10th January 1792 at St. Helen’s Parish Church, Longhorsley. He was an agricultural labourer.
In June 2014, a crop circle, featuring a star design, appeared in a field off Harewell Lane, in Besford.