2. Charles STANFORD
Charles was married to Mary Potter in 1852. Mary Potter's brothers Sam and Richard, and their sister Sarah, came to Victoria in 1864. Sarah married Alfred Adams - a blacksmith of Sandhurst. he died leaving his widow with two young children - Ida and Hubert, who were brought up in Ballarat.
Children of Charles and Mary Stanford:
Julia; Rosa; Bella; Anna; Albert Ernest; Ada and Lillian (dies infant). It is understood that only Albert Ernest had issue.
Charles & Mary Stanford, (Charles son of John Stanford, Farmer of Worcester and Mary Gould) arrived in Portland, Victoria in the ship "Eliza" on 9/4/1853 after leaving Plymouth 30/11/1852.
"A '1 yr old' infant is registered as boarding 'Eliza' with them, but there seems to be no record of the child in Australia. Perhaps born to them before they are married? I believe they had a 5 month old infant that died en route" - Ross Stanford, Nov 2005