'Bamforth1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bamforth of The High House, Bamforth of Sheffield

John Bamforth of Sheffield (a temp Elizabeth I who r. 1558-1603)
1. George Bamforth of The High House, Sheffield (bpt 28.02.1600-1, d 14.04.1677, 2nd son)
  m. (26.01.1624-5) Winifred Oxspring (bur 16.05.1646)
  A. George Bamforth of The High House (bpt 14.08.1625, d 21.10.1701)
m. (28.05.1683) Margaret Dand of Dronfield
  i. George Bamforth of The High House (bpt 17.05.1684, bur 28.04.1730)
  In 'Hallamshire', Joseph Hunter identifies George's 1st wife Ann as dau/coheir of Rev. Rowland Hancock of Shiercliffe Hall (vicar of Ecclesfield). Provisionally we follow FMG where he identifies her as ...
  m1. (08.08.1709) Ann Hancock (bpt 16.09.1686, bur 19.05.1717, dau/heir of Henry Hancock of Sheffield)
  a. George Bamforth of The High House (bpt 08.08.1710, dsp 30.05.1739)
  m. Margaret Bamford (d 02.1776, dau/coheir of William Bamford of Bamford (by Margaret, dau of Edward Davenport of Stockport), m2. John Senior of High House)
  b. Margaret Bamforth (bpt 06.07.1711, bur 11.10.1749)
  m. William Burton of Royds Mill
  c.+ other issue (d unm) - John (b/d 1716), Anne (bpt 04.12.1712, bur 17.04.1735), Mary (b 1713, d 1714), Mary (b 1715, d 1720)
  m2. (30.05.1723, sp) Esther Burton (bpt 28.04.1700, d 19.12.1778, dau of William Burton of Royds Mill, m2. Robert Chapman of Sheffield, m3. Paul Meyer)
  ii. Margaret Bamforth (bpt 16.02.1687-8, d unm 11.11.1709)
  B. John Bamforth (bpt 08.04.1627)
2. Robert Bamforth (bpt 09.04.1609, a 1672, 4th son?)
  A.+ issue (a 1675) - Mary, Ann, Sarah, Elizabeth
3. William Bamforth of Darnall (bpt 10.03.1614-5, a 1675)
  A. Ruth Bamforth
  m. (31.03.1685) Robert Watts (schoolmaster)
  B. Hannah Bamforth
  m. Reginald Thompson
  C. Abigail Bamforth
  m. Thomas Wilkinson
  D.+ other issue - John, William, George, Ann, Elizabeth, Mary, Sarah, Rebecca, Martha
4. Elizabeth Bamforth (bpt 1595)
  m. (21.10.1618) George Wood
  A.+ issue - John, Thomas, Mary, Sarah
5. Alice Bamforth (bpt 1597)
m. (05.12.1614) John Turner
  A. Robert Turner
6. Margaret Bamforth (bpt 1602)
  m. (11.07.1621)
  A.+ issue - Joseph, William, Margaret, Mary
7. Ann Bamforth (b 21.06.1605)
  m. (1626) Henry Moore of Orgrave (a 06.1672)
  A. Mary Moore
  m. (02.07.1668) William Harrison of Orgrave
  B. daughter
  m. George Newton
  i.+ issue - Henry, Ann
  C. daughter
  m. Laurence Pattersal
  D. Ann Moore
8. Mary Bamforth (b 1613)
  m1. (1639) Robert Brown
  A. Robert William Brown
  m2. _ Rawson
  B. Mary Rawson
9.+ other issue - John (bpt 1599, d young?), William (bpt 21.04.1607, bur 07.06.1608)



Possibly connected to the above family, but (if so) how is not known, was ...
John Bamforth of Fullwood
m. _ Fox (niece not sister of John Fox of Fullwood Hall)
1. John Bamforth of Sheffield_
  m. ?? (m2. _ Hobson)
  A. Elizabeth Bamforth
  m. William Hides of Sheffield (cutler)
  i. Sarah Hides (a 1750)
m. Matthew Windle
  ii.+ other issue (a 1750) - John, William, Michael, Elizabeth
  B. Sarah Bamforth (a 1750)
  m. Nathan Micock of Sheffield (d by 1750, cutler)
  C. Rebecca Bamforth
  m. (13.09.1725) Robert Wigfall of Sheffield (cutler)
  D. Ann Bamforth
  m. John Morton of Sheffield
2. Dorothy Bamforth (bpt 31.08.1682, d 14.02.1745-6)
  m1. James Oliver of Fullwood Hall (bur 02.02.1725)
  A. Sarah Oliver (bpt 07.09.1720, d unm 06.01.1740-1)
  m2. William Humpton (b 1684-5, d 28.06.1752, cleric in Sheffield, m1. Elizabeth, dau of Robert Clay)
3. Elizabeth Bamforth (b c1674, d 24.12.1757)
  m. Jonathan (not John) Shemeld of Sheffield

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 15.04.16) : FMG (vol 2, MS280, 'Bamforth', p686+), 'Hallamshire - The History and Topography of the Parish of Sheffield' (Joseph Hunter, 1819, 'Pedigree of Bamforth of the High House', p225)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 04.05.16) : FMG (vol 2, MS278, 'Bamforth', p684)
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