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  • Caroline Foord, 1828-1907 (1828 - 1907)
    GEDCOM Note ===Job: general servant domestic === GEDCOM Note ====== GEDCOM Source ===@R-1676201818@ 1851 England Census Operations Inc 1,8860::0 === GEDCOM Source ===Class: HO...
  • Edwin James Foord (1873 - 1955)
  • Edwin James Foord, 1826-1911 (1826 - 1911)
    GEDCOM Source ===@R-1676201818@ 1851 England Census Operations Inc 1,8860::0 === GEDCOM Source ===Class: HO107; Piece: 1936; Folio: 358; Page: 3; GSU roll: 221095 1,8860::7394...
  • Elizabeth Ann Foord (1878 - 1938)
    GEDCOM Source ===@R-1676201818@ Australia Death Index, 1787-1985 Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.Original data - Compiled from publicly available s...

About the Foord surname


Known variations of FOORD include FORDE, FORD, ALFORD and others. First found in DEVON where they were seated from Ancient times...some believing to be before the Norman Conquest and the Battle of Hastings 1066 AD. Spread to Ireland and Scotland in later years. First found in CONNACHT and in COUNTY CORK where several distinct Irish Septs all came to be known by the English name FOORD. MOTTO of crest: Without Christ there is no light.


In South Africa: A Progenitorº WILLIAM FOORD *in Northern Ireland about 1775. Farm labourer † by John McGregor Somerset East 08.03.1850 [s/o JAMES FOORD & MARY] It is unknown when he arrived in SA. x SUSAN YOUNG

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