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.
John was born in 1826 at Eshott Heugh, the son of Robert and Mary Besford.
William was the first child of John Besford and Margaret Besford (née Patterson). He was born on 28th November 1851 at Cowpen, Blyth, Northumberland.
Robert Besford and his first wife Mary had three children:
Who was the George Besford who was buried at All Saints Church, Rothbury, on 3rd November 1721?