Descendants of John STANFORD


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