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Radfords (Ireland to Ontario)

Radfords (Ireland to Ontario)

RJ McRoden (View posts)
Posted: 955876820000
I am looking for information on the ancestors of my ggg grandmother, Ann Radford who was born in Perth, Ontario. Her parents were William Radford and Martha Hargraves. I believe that they were both born in Ireland around 1820. William's parents were probably William Radford and Jane Carling (both born about 1785 in Ireland). Any information on them would be greatly appreciated

From Devon,England to Halifax,Canada

Heidi (View posts)
Posted: 964803217000
My family is the only Radford family on
Canada's East Coast. Our great grandfather, Edwin
Rupert Radford came to Halifax as a navel
officer for the British army in the late
1800s from a small town in Devon England. The
town is called Colompton. Does anyone else
have links/information to that family in Devon??

Henry Radford, John/Jack Radford

Posted: 964859147000
Edited: 999018499000
Henry Radford came from England to Ontario,Canda in the early 1800's.He had 12 children,Lizzie,(married George Burns,they moved to Manitoba) Henry,Annie,(she did't marry,but had a furniture store in Brantford,Ontario) Jack/John(born in 1847)( he is my great-grandfather and married Elizabeth Edmiston,William,Mary,Richard (I think he was born in 1846,near Toronto,Canada) ,Jim,Joe,Sam (married Mary?),Hugh,and Sarah.I can not find any more information on this family and would greatly appreciate any help.Thankyou!!!!

William Radford

Posted: 965333388000
Edited: 999018499000
I have been doing research on my g.g.grandfathers side of the family. One of his brothers was a William. His name was John or Jack Radford (my relative that is).They had a total of 12 brothers and sisters. I am not sure of their parents names. I do know that John married Elizabeth Edmiston, in or around Drumbo, Ontario.I have a list of all 12 children.If this sounds familiar to you,please respond.I have been at dead end on my search and any help would be so appreciated.


Posted: 979984277000
Edited: 999018499000
The information I have is from my grand mother in 1982. It states as follows: Brantford, Ont. First to come froom England was Henry Radford. son Henry had 12 children, 1.Lizzie 2.Henry 3 Annie she didn't marry, but had a furniture store in Brantford, Ont. 4.Jack/John I am assuming this is my g. g. grandfather who was born in 1847 5.William 6.Mary 7.Richard 8.Jim 9.Joe 10.Sam 11.Hugh 12.Sarah If any of this ties into information you have please contact me. I know the above family lived by Perth. My e-mail address is phone is 509-2842421 Thankyou Sharlene Radford Curry

Ann Radford

Keith Zempel (View posts)
Posted: 983801480000
RJ McRoden
You entered a request for information on Ann Radford. Her parents were my gg grandfather's in-laws. I have more info about them if you e-mail me, I'll share it.

Re: Ann Radford

Sharlene Curry (View posts)
Posted: 1004588960000
Classification: Query
I would be more than happy to recieve any information on my family. I have been hunting for information for years and have been at a virtual deadend. Thankyou so much, S. Curry

Re: From Devon,England to Halifax,Canada

allison piasecki (View posts)
Posted: 1149196001000
Classification: Query
My great great grandmother Sarah Ann Radford was born in Ontario but her parents were originally from an area in Devon, England. My great-great-great grandparents would be Hugh and Sarah Radford. Hugh was born in Devon approximately 1815-1916. If this helps you at all, feel free to contact me.

Re: From Devon,England to Halifax,Canada

S Palmer (View posts)
Posted: 1149350487000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Radford, Bull

Not sure if we have a connection but I have Radford ancestors from Kentisbeare in Devon, some of whom later immigrated to Canada in 1907. Do not have a Hugh Radford, but there are two Sarah's in my records.

1. Sarah Radford b. 1822, daughter of John Radford and Elizabeth Pepperel. Sarah probably born in Kentisbeare as both parents were born there.
2. Sarah Ann Radford b. 1850, daughter of John Radford and Anne Coombe. Sarah Ann probably born in Kentisbeare as both parents were born there.

Frederick Radford and wife Kate Bull immigrated to Ontario in 1907 with their children Eric and Enid, and possibly Mabel (not sure if Mabel was born in Ontario or England). Frederick was born in Barnstable, Devon.

Let me know if any of these names are familiar to you. I do have additional information.

Sue Palmer

Re: From Devon,England to Halifax,Canada

Allison (View posts)
Posted: 1149361007000
Classification: Query
Hi Sue,

I don't think there is a connection. My Radfords came to Ontario before 1844. I believe they came from Chitelhampton.
Here are they dates that I have though.
1.John Radford b.1790 approximately married Annie b.1791 born in England. Have not verified where, but are buried in Kings Nympton, Devon, England.
2. John and Anne are the parents of Hugh Radford b. 1815. Hugh married Sarah b.1814.
3. John and Anne also are the parents of a Sarah who married a Joseph Leach.
4. Hugh and Sarah Radford had a daughter named Sarah Ann(my g-g-g-grandma) b. 1844 in Ontario. They also had three boys named Hugh b.1847, John b.? and William b.?
5. Sarah Ann married George Leach and that is my direct line.
All the Radfords I have information on immigrated to Hullet Township, Huron Co. Ontario. Not sure when but Hugh and Sarah were born in England and their children were born in Ontario.
Sorry I couldn't have helped you out more.
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