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LEDFORD Family History

This is an English surname. Recorded as Ledford, Ludford and Lodford, and possibly having an overlap with Lydford, a Somerset and Devonshire surname, it is locational from either of two places called Ludford in the counties of Shropshire and Lincoln, where in the latter county it is divided into Magna Ludford and Parva Ludford. In all cases the prefix is a reference to a river, and appears to originate from the Ancient British (pre Roman) word "hlude" meaning loud or perhaps fast flowing, with "forda", a shallow river crossing.

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Geoffrey Ludford, EdD

I'm not sure about the others and my mother always said that the "Lee" side was supposedly Black Irish, the Ludfords were English but when I went to Dublin ... there is a "sub-division" outside of the city referred to as Ludford... the Anglo -Irish. The more I look, the more confused I am... I live in Virginia USA but immediate family are mostly in North Carolina. Any news or info welcomed.

John William Ledford

When the Ledford clan left England for Ireland, did they become Irish citizens?

Joshua Ledford

My name is Joshua James Ledford. My grand parents were lake ledford and coy Lee ledford.


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