About this site

Welcome to the James Ford Ancestors website.

For the latest post please go to the Mailbox page.

Also note that this site searchable through a search button that may be found on the right hand side bar.

A very old photographs taken probably about 1870 of James Ford probably holding his son Robert Muir Ford.

James Ford was born the youngest children born on the Isle of Cumbrae in Scotland in the early 1800s to Samuel Ford and Margaret Wright.  The five youngest siblings,  William, Susanna, John, Samuel, and James Ford all who immigrated to Australia in the mid 1800s.

Other names associated with the initial immigrants include James Purdie, Hugh Trezise, Richard Cornish,  William Kinsey Bolton, Isaac Hall and Robert Muir.

The website is divided into a number of pages depending on whether the page is text-based or one that contains images, or photographs, or family trees.  As a result, the text pages are not unnecessarily cluttered with images and photographs, which might be more readily located on their own dedicated pages.

Visitors to this website might like to go to the Latest News page to see the latest additions to the site.

There is much to upload to the site and all will appear in due course.

So please visit regularly and ask questions.  I will do my best to answer.  You will find contact information on the Contact page.


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