BAMFORD Benjamin

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 by Reg Jackson

Born c1825 in Hanley, Staffordshire, the husband of Mary Bamford (61C).

1851 Potter plate maker, Hill Street, Shelton, Staffordshire (27), living with his wife Mary (26) and children (51C).
1860 2 Feb. Probably the Benjamin ‘Bamber’ described as foreman of the Bristol [Victoria] Pottery when he gave evidence against one of the employees charged with theft (Western Daily Press).
1861 Potters foreman, 2 Water Lane, Temple parish (37), living with his wife Mary (36), born in Hanley, and children Ann J. (14), George A. (12), Rosella (10), Thomasine (7) and Walter (4), all born in Hanley, and Mary B. (2), born in Temple parish (61C).
1865 21 Mar. Benjamin Bamford is referred to as one of the foremen at Pountney’s Bristol Pottery (Western Daily Press).
1868 31 Mar. He was described as the manager of Pountney’s Bristol Pottery (Western Daily Press).
1869 25 Nov. A potter’s foreman he died in Totterdown. His will was proved on 29 December and he left personal effects valued at under £600 (PRO National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966).

Comments are closed.