George Ford (my great great grandfather)

1821 born, baptised at Upwey
1850 married Esther Bartlett, a widow, at St Nicholas Chapel, Melcombe Regis on 7 March
(Esther was born at Winterborne Abbas in 1821, her previous married name was Esther Gale)
1851 census, George and Esther were living at Radipole, possibly at Causeway Farm. His occupation was given as farmer of 9 acres
1861 census of Radipole, he was a dairyman living in a cottage (no. 10) close to Mill House
1871 census of Radipole, George was a gardener
1881 census, living at Myrtle Cottage, a farmer of 11 acres
1887 died, late of Tumbledown Farm
1912 Esther died, at Causeway Farm
buried at St Ann's with George


children (according to 1861 census)
Alfred Albert, born c1842
Samuel Gale, born c1852
Walter George, born c1853
Harry William, born c1855
Esther A, born c1857
Harriet H, born c1858
Robert George, born c1860 (in 1891 living at Rectory House, Radipole)
- and in the 1871 census:
Frederick Charles (entered as Charles F. born c1862) (my great grandfather)
Gravestone of George and Esther at St Ann's Church, Radipole
Gravestone of George and Esther at St Ann's Church, Radipole