THE BARDEN FAMILY
Bernice Kirk from Canada and Sally Edwards in the UK are
researching the Barden family. The
Canadian connection came when Joseph Reuben (Edwin's son and Bernice's
grandfather) emigrated in
March 1911. Edwin was born in Bow Brickhill on 15 March 1843 and is seen
below with his wife, Emily.
established genealogical links with both surviving branches of the
Barden family still living in the village.
Below is Alfred John Barden born in Bow Brickhill in 1856, with his wife
Mary Ann (nee Pateman, of Houghton Regis). Sally Edwards is great granddaughter of Alfred
Below: Mary Ann with Lizzie who was born in Bow
Brickhill in 1880 - this photograph taken behind the cottages at
Below: Left - Clara born in 1882, Millicent born 1887
and Lizzie born 1880 - the gentleman with them is yet to be indentified.
On the right their brother George Barden born in Fenny Stratford in
Below left: Alfred Barden, son of Alfred and Mary
Ann, born 1891,
and right: Thomas & Elizabeth (nee Stamford) Barden
Below: Thomas & Elizabeth with their children - from left to right: Betty
(Don's wife), Frances (Dennis's wife), Reg, Ellen, Don, Hilda,
Gladys, Dennis, Dorothy, George (Dorothy's husband).
Front row: Thomas, Elizabeth (nee Stamford),
Graham (Hilda's son) Brenda (Dorothy's daughter).
Below: Charles William Barden (born
19 February 1860 at Bow Brickhill to James Barden b. 1832 and Sarah
Goodfellow b. 1830) with Emma Jane (née Turney). Charles & Emma were married in July 1891.
Click here to see
the Barden memorial east window in All Saints Church, Bow Brickhill.
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