The history of the Besfords
The earliest Besford that I have been able to trace. James was living in Thropton at the time of his marriage to Margaret Robson. They were married at All Saints Parish Church, Rothbury, on 17th August 1679.
George was the son of James and Margaret Besford. He was born at Thropton and baptised at All Saints Church, Rothbury, on 5th September 1680.
John was the son of George Besford. He was born at Snitter and baptised at All Saints’ Church, Rothbury, on 9th June 1717.
George Besford (1680-?) had two sons:
Who was the George Besford who was buried at All Saints Church, Rothbury, on 3rd November 1721?