Charles CORNFORD 1828-1899 & Jane COUSSENS 1830-1906

Sussex, England & Digby, Victoria, Australia

Charles CORNFORD b. 1828 Sussex, England, son of Thomas CORNFORD and Elizabeth Louisa WOOD was married 1858, Portland, Vic to Jane COUSSENS b. 1830 Hastings, England. Charles was listed as a Shepherd of Digby in the 1860's and had the following children:

  1. Jane Alma CORNFORD b. 1859 Digby, Vic, m. Edward BENTLEY
  2. Lydia CORNFORD b. 1861 Digby d. 1881;
  3. Charles CORNFORD b. 1863;
  4. John William CORNFORD b. 1866 Digby, Vic, m. Mary Ann SMITH
  5. Henry CORNFORD b. 1868 Digby;
  6. Joseph CORNFORD b. 1870 Merino, Vic, m. Fanny Maria GUYMER
  7. Many Ann CORNFORD b. 1872 Digby, Vic, m. ? ALLISON


Caleb Samuel CORNFORD 1829-1909 & Mary SHOOBRIDGE 1830-1913

Caleb Samuel CORNFORD b. 1829 Sussex, England, brother of Charles CORNFORD above, was married 1848 Sussex to Mary SHOOBRIDGE b. 1830 Sussex, England and they had the following known children:

  1. Ellen CORNFORD b. 1848, England, d. 1852 "at sea";
  2. Mercy CORNFORD b. 1851, Susex, England m. Henry SIMKIN 1855-1940
  3. Samuel CORNFORD b. 1855, d. 1855 Portland, Vic;
  4. Thomas CORNFORD b. 1856, d. 1856, Digby, Victoria;
  5. Thomas Caleb CORNFORD b. 1857 Merino, Vic, d. 1936, m. Martha Louisa MAWSON 1864-1930;
  6. Samuel CORNFORD b. 1860 Merino, Vic, d. 1946, Melbourne, Vic.;
  7. David CORNFORD b. 1862, d. 1862, Merino, Vic;
  8. James CORNFORD b. 1863 Merino, Vic, d. 1938, m. Jabina GILBERT 1869-1912;
  9. George CORNFORD b. 1865 Merino, Vic,d. 1945, m. Edith Emily REYNOLDS
  10. Jesse CORNFORD b. 1868, d. 1868, Merino, Victoria.

S. CORNFORD was listed as one of the buyers of the first Digby town allotments


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