About John Ford

Samuel Ford married Margaret Wright on Cumbrae in Scotland, about 1815. They raised ten children the five youngest emigrating to Australia in the mid 1800s.  Their youngest child, James Ford is my great, grandfather and died in Bendigo in Victoria, Australia in 1917.

This website contains the information and data I have collected throughout my researching my family’s heritage.   

My name is John Ford and I have been researching the life of James and his father, Samuel, for some thirteen years.  I have a research honours degree in Anthropology (BA Hons) obtained at James Cook University in 1994.  Also have a post graduate degree (Post.grad) in Theology obtained through the Charles Sturt University.  

For those wanting further details or just wanting to get in touch may contact me at johnfordau@yahoo.com