John Ford grave monument in Canongate Kirk Church burial ground, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland

John Ford grave monument: legible names and details

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John Ford
1859641795first name on monument16th May 1859 Born about 1795 in Midlothian. 1839 took over the Holyrood Flint Glass Works. In 1855 Queen Victoria granted him a licence �Glass Maker to Her Majesty� the place now assuming the title of �The Royal Holyrood Glass Works�. Also had a company called John Ford and Co. HIs daughter Mary Ford married Christopher Thompson Maling in 1857. CT Maling had a pottery in Ouseburn, Newcastle where Maling pottery was produced. They lived in Hexham and later in Newcastle.
Elizabeth Isabella Ford
1829581771relationship not given of John Ford3rd March 1829
William Ford
1810401770relationship not given of John Ford10th July 1810 Born 1779 in Coldstream Date of death dubious as he founded Holyrood Flint Glass Works and is said to have died in 1818. Uncle to John Ford Son of a John Ford born in 1736 and Elizabeth Duns
Humphrey Ford
1820541766relationship not given of John Ford27th April 1820 Birth 13 Mar 1766 in Coldstream Son of a John Ford born in 1736 and Elizabeth Duns Father of this graves' John Ford
Margaret Ford
1825561769relationship not given of John FordMargaret Isabel Ford 21st February 1825 Daughter of a John Ford born in 1736 and Elizabeth Duns Birth 19 Feb 1768 in Coldstream Aunt of this graves' John Ford Married Alexander Kennedy 28th Apr 1794
Alexander Kennedy
relationship not given of John FordHusband of Margaret Isabel Ford, married 28th Apr 1794
John Humphrey Ford
1863371826son of John Ford14th October 1863. Glass Manufacturer, probably working for his father John Ford.
William Ford
1890611829son of John Ford9th November 1890 Birth 31 May 1829 in Canongate. Glass manufacturer, son of John Ford. Married Elizabeth Catherine Wells Birth 7 November 1827 in Newport, Monmouthshore Death 1895. Had 5 children, 1 boy 4 girls
Pauline Koch
1863651798wife of John Ford7th October 1863 Born 31 Aug 1798 on the Island of Ferel, Saaremaa, Estonia. [According to 1841 census, had a sister called Janet who also came to Scotland.] [Could someone with access to headstone please confirm whether {Ferel} is perhaps {Osel}, {Ösel} or {Oesel}; and rather use the exact wording from headstone than the modern location name]

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John Ford is my great, great, great grandfather
(requested on 29 05 2012)
John and Paulina are my 3rd great grand parents. He was the John of John Ford & Co. Holyrood Flint Glass Works. Their daughter Mary married a Christopher Thompson Maling of Newcastle, who was a family member of a local pottery firm Maling pottery. The families were probably connected due to business
(requested on 21 03 2013)
John Ford and Paulina Koch were my paternal great great grandparents
(requested on 25 09 2013)
John Ford and Pauline Koch were my paternal great, great, great grandparents. Their daughter Mary Ford married Christopher Thompson Maling in 1857 and I am descended from them. I am trying to trace my family tree.
(requested on 18 01 2015)
Pauline (Koch) Ford is my great-great-great grandmother through her grandson R.W.E.H. Maling. I hope that the writing on the headstones is readable (even though it appears that there might be light over-saturation). Many thanks, Steve
(requested on 20 03 2015)
I owe a pair glass lustre candelabra. Made by John Ford I Purchased them from Belmans Auction West Sussex.UK While on Vacation in March 2011 I'm just getting to around to researching them. I would love to share photographs of them to family members. They can see the beautiful glass work of John Ford Thank you for making this site available to the Public.
(requested on 17 08 2015)
My 4x great grandad Robert Ford was the son of John Ford Brother to William and uncle to John
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Location of the above John Ford monument

Canongate Kirk Church burial ground, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland

Canongate Kirk Church burial ground, Edinburgh
Canongate Kirk Church burial ground

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