The Woodforde Family

A History of the Woodforde Family from 1300


ANSFORD DESCENT IN PORTRAITS
 FROM SAMUEL (1636-1701) TO PRESENT DAY


This is a simplified pedigree outlining the family relationships of members of the Woodforde family mentioned in the diaries of Revd James Woodforde, and the descent of the owner of this website from James Woodforde's father.  Other family members must not feel excluded!

 

 

Samuel Woodforde DD   Alice Beale


Revd Samuel Woodforde DD
1636-1701

 


Alice Woodforde nee Beale
(died 1664)

 

The Revd Samuel Woodforde DD (1636-1701) was the eldest son of Robert Woodforde (1606-1684) and Hannah Haunch (1617-1698), of Old, Northamptonshire. Samuel married Alice Beale, who died in 1664.

The eldest son of Samuel and Alice, the Revd Heighes Woodforde of Epsom (1664-1724) married Mary Lamport who died in 1742.

 

Samuel Woodforde   Jane Collins


Revd Samuel Woodforde
1695-1771

 


Jane Woodforde nee Collins
1706-1766



The eldest son of Heighes and Mary was the Revd Samuel Woodforde (1695-1771), Rector of Ansford, Somerset, who married Jane Collins.  

 

Parson James Woodforde


Revd James Woodforde
1740-1803

 

The youngest son of Samuel and Jane was the Revd James Woodforde ( 1740-1803), the diarist.

Heighes Woodforde   Ann Woodforde


Heighes Woodforde
1726-1789

 


Ann Woodforde nee Dorville
1734-1799


Their eldest son of Samuel and Jane, Heighes Woodforde ( 1726-1789) was an Attorney at Ansford. He married Ann Dorville, who died in 1799.

 

 

Nephew Bill  


William Woodforde
1758-1844

 


Anne Woodforde nee Dukes
of Galhampton
1771-1829

 

 

The eldest son of Heighes and Ann was William Woodforde (1758-1844), `Nephew Bill' in Parson Woodforde's diaries, who married Anne Dukes of Galhampton.

 

 

Samuel Woodforde RA


Samuel Woodforde RA
1763-1817

 

The second son of Heighes and Ann was Samuel Woodforde RA (1763-1817)

 

Nancy Woodforde


Nancy (Anna Maria) Woodforde
1757-1830

 

The youngest daughter of Heighes and Ann was Anna Maria Woodforde (1757-1830), `Nancy' in Parson Woodforde's diaries.

 

Julia Woodforde


Julia Woodforde
1789-1873

 

William and Anne's youngest daughter was Julia Woodforde (1789-1873).

The second son of William and Anne was George Augustus Woodforde (1801-1877), a solicitor at Ansford and Castle Cary, who married Harriet Leir (1806-1871).

 

Alexander John Woodforde   Elizabeth Laishley


Revd Alexander John 
Woodforde
1839-1909

 


Elizabeth Woodforde 
nee Laishley
18?6-1905 

 

The eldest son of George and Harriet was the Revd Alexander John Woodforde (1839-1909), Rector of Locking, Somerset who married Elizabeth Laishley (1826-1905)

 

Reginald Woodforde


Reginald Woodforde
1880-1962

 

Alexander and Elizabeth's youngest son was Reginald Fielding Marriott Woodforde (1880-1962) who married Gertrude Griffiths.

 

Mona Woodforde


Mona Woodforde
1923-2005

 

Reginald and Gertrude's only daughter (sister to brothers Kenneth and Robert) was Mona Gertrude Woodforde (1923-2005) who married George Butt.

 

Stephen Butt


Stephen Butt

 

George and Mona's eldest child is Stephen Butt.

 

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Stephen Butt 2005 (updated 24/08/05)