George Ford (my great great great grandfather)

1780 born at Upwey (according to his entry in the 1851 census), possibly to Thomas and Mary (as recorded on a baptism at Charlton Marshall on October 8th)
1807 married Grace Fudge, Upwey (b. 1780 Affpuddle, d. 1847 Upwey)
1821 occupation given as Labourer on his son George's baptism entry
1841 census, George (60 years old) and Grace (55 years old) were living at Stotting Way, Upwey, with 7 children. George is listed as an Ag. Labourer
1850 occupation given as Labourer on his son George's marriage certificate
1851 census, living with his daughter Maria at Upwey. His occupation was listed as Agricultural Labourer.
1856 died, Upwey, on June 6

Thomas Ford (?) and Mary Ford (?),
according to a MyHeritage family tree managed by S. Halliday from USA

Ann Ford (b 1814 Upwey)
Harriet Ford (b 1817 Upwey)
Charles Ford (b 1819 Upwey)
Maria Ford (b 1821 Upwey, m John Wallis 1849 Upwey)
George Ford - my great great grandfather (b 1821 Upwey, d 1887 Radipole)
Isaac Ford (b 1828 Upwey)
Amelia Ford (b 1828 Upwey)
Lavinia Ford (b 1828 Upwey, m Stephen Vine 1855 Beechworth Vic, d 1904)
Israel Ford (b 1830 Upwey, d 1832 Upwey)

Merrill and Les Rowley (see below) also have the following children listed:
Hannah Ford (b 1808 Wyke-Regis Dorset)
Elizabeth Ford (b 1810 Preston with Sutton Poyntz Dorset)

It seems that Lavinia emigrated to Australia (Victoria) in 1854. Lavinia's descendants in Australia, Merrill and Les Rowley, have researched their family tree very extensively and have prepared a page on Lavinia (with photographs!) at

The Rowley's page also has the following information on George:
Census 1841 George and Grace in Upway (George gives age as 60, ie born 1781)
Census 1851 George in Upway (George gives age as 67 ie born 1784, or 69 ie born 1782, or 61, ie born 1790 - Agricultural Labourer)
Burial 1856 Upway June 9 - Age given as 79, ie born 1777
Lavinia Ford
Lavinia Ford, daughter of George