My Family History & Genealogy


The Linford Family

The Linford Family

My great great Grandfather was a Linford and this is a name which has been passed down through the generations as a Christian name as well.

I have also used birth certificates, marriage certificates, death certificates and records from the Church of Latter Day Saints to compile these records.   Becky Willoughby has contributed a large amount of the information you will find below, including the majority of the photos.

The Linford Family - a genealogy report outlining the descendants of John Thomas Linford born 1792

Linford Marriages: details of some of the marriages taken place, information taken from marriage certificates and information provided by Southampton Council.

Census Records

Census Records: A list of all the Linfords featured here who appear on British Census records, please note however that there are some discrepancies with ages and spelling of christian names, a common occurrence I believe. To make it easier I have divided these up into years allowing you to follow your ancestors progress over time.  In the 1841 Census it was common practice to round of the ages of person, i.e. if they were 13 then they were put down as being 15.  If I have missed out anyone, or failed to follow a family through the years then please let me know and I will look them up and add them.

Guide to census records - M - married, U - unmarried, W-widow, I-Illegitimate


1851 - Includes name: Forbes


1871 - Includes name: Adams




Obituary of Henry Albert Linford including a photo

Linford photo album - this contains a variety of pictures of the Linford family which were kindly contributed by Becky Linford Jones.  Also a picture of the Southwestern Hotel, Southampton owned by Henry Albert Linford and Family from 1870 to 1882 (the time of his death).

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