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Alexander Christopher Barfoot           1835-1913
Alexander was born on 12 August 1835, the son of William Barfoot and Sarah Hood, in London.
Emma Jane Harfield                             1837-1877           (1st Wife)
Emma was born about 1837, the daughter of Robert Harfield and Charlotte Ford, at Yelverton, Northamptonshire.
I have identified the following children.
  Charlotte Ada Born 5 Aug 1860   Gosport, Hants Married William Chisholm
Robert Alexander William Born 8 Jun 1866   Gosport, Hants Married Marguerite Elizabeth Ponsford
Violet Maud Born 11 May 1872   Gosport, Hants Married Alfred Ernest Southam
Florence Emma Born 22 Nov 1874   Gosport, Hants Married John Barrett

Birth of Parents
Alexander Christopher Barfoot b: 12 Aug 1835         Paddington, London
son of William Barfoot and Sarah Hood

Emma Jane Harfield b: abt 1837  c: 30 Mar 1837             Yelverton, Northamptonshire
daughter of Robert Harfield and Charlotte Ford

Marriage
29 Jun 1857
Alexander Christopher Barfoot
Emma Jane Harfield
St Peter and St Paul, Hampshire       1857 2Q Fareham 2b 710

Children
Charlotte Ada Barfoot b: 5 Aug 1860  c: 24 Sep 1860             Forton, Gosport, Hants       1860 3Q Alverstoke 2b 413
daughter of Alexander Christopher Barfoot and Emma Jane Harfield

1861 Census RG9-4483 8 April 1861 Vessels, Hampshire
HMS Excellent
Alexander Barfoot (M) Age 25 Capt. Hold London Middlesex 12 Aug 1835

1861 Census RG9-646 8 April 1861 Alverstoke, Hampshire
Violet Cottage
Robert Harfield
Charlotte (Wife)
Emma J. Barfoot (Dau)(M)
Charlotte Barfoot (GrDau)
William Ford (GrSon)
George Harfield (GrSon)
Age 73
Age 58
Age 24
Age 8 Mon
Age 11
Age 6
Retired Farmer



Scholar
Scholar
Emsworth
West Ashling

Alverstoke
Southsea
Hants
Sussex
Northamptonshire
Hants
Hants
Northamptonshire
abt 1785
abt 1801
abt 1837
abt 1860
abt 1849
abt 1854

Robert Alexander William Barfoot b: 8 Jun 1866  c: 19 Aug 1866             Forton, Gosport, Hants       1866 3Q Alverstoke 2b 452
son of Alexander Christopher Barfoot and Emma Jane Harfield

1871 Census RG10-5783 3 April 1871 Vessels, Royal Navy
HMS Noibe
Alexander Barfoot (M) Age 35 Gunner 2nd Class London Middlesex 12 Aug 1835

Violet Maud Barfoot b: 11 May 1872  c: 19 Aug 1872       Forton, Gosport, Hants       1872 2Q Alverstoke 2b 510
daughter of Alexander Christopher Barfoot and Emma Jane Harfield
Florence Emma Barfoot b: 22 Nov 1874  c: 10 Jan 1874             Forton, Gosport, Hants       1874 4Q Alverstoke 2b 513
daughter of Alexander Christopher Barfoot and Emma Jane Harfield

Death
Emma Jane (Harfield) Barfoot Died 1877, Age 40,       1877 4Q Alverstoke 2b 299


1881 Census Vol 98-1 4 April 1881 Royal Navy, Inverness, Scotland
HMS Brilliant, Canal Basin, Caledonian Canal
Alexander Barfoot Age 45 Gunner London Middlesex 12 Aug 1835

1881 Census RG11-2243 4 April 1881 Swimbridge, Devon
New House
Henry Ponsford
Elizabeth (Wife)
Lucy Annie Ford (Niece)
Robert William Barfoot (Nephew)
Violet Maude Barfoot (Niece)
Florence E. Barfoot (Niece)
Plus 3 Servants
Age 49
Age 43
Age 27
Age 14
Age 7
Age 5
Retired, H. M. Service


Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Paddington
        ---
Southsea
Brockhurst
Brockhurst
Brockhurst
Middlesex
Northampton
Hants
Hants
Hants
Hants
17 Jan 1831
abt 1835
abt 1853
abt 1866
abt 1872
abt 1874

1881 Census VOL-98 4 April 1881 Inverness, Inverness, Scotland
3 Kenneth Street
Ann MacKenzie(Widow)
Alexander
John
Naomie
Mary A.
Donald T.
Charlotte A. Barfoot (Boarder)
Thomas MacDonald (Boarder)
Age 47
Age 26
Age 24
Age 20
Age 15
Age 11
Age 20
Age 35
Hotel Keeper
Mason
Waiter
Dressmaker
Scholar
Scholar
Housekeeper
Mason Contractor
Glen Urquhart
Inverness
Inverness
Inverness
Inverness
Inverness

Inverness
Inverness
Inverness
Inverness
Inverness
Inverness
Inverness
England
Inverness
abt 1833
abt 1854
abt 1856
abt 1860
abt 1865
abt 1869
5 Aug 1860
abt 1845



Matilda Hoban                                        1848-1924                             (2nd Wife)
Matilda was born in 1848, the daughter of Thomas Hoban and Ann ?, in Wakefield, Yorkshire.
I have not identified any children.

Birth of New Wife
Matilda M. Hoban b: abt 1848         Wakefield, Yorkshire
daughter of Thomas Hoban and Ann ?

Marriage
11 Mar 1884
Alexander Christopher Barfoot
Matilda M. Hoban
Perth, Scotland

1891 Census RG12-875 6 April 1891 Landport, Portsea, Hampshire
70 Orchard Road
Alexander Barfoot
Matilda (Wife)
Florence (Dau) (s)
Age 55
Age 42
Age 16
Retired Lieut. R.N. Paddington
Wakefield
Gosport
London
Yorkshire
Hants
12 Aug 1835
abt 1848
22 Nov 1874

1901 Census RG13-875 6 April 1891 Kingston and East Southsea , Portsmouth, Hampshire
33 Walmer Road
Alexander Barfoot
Matilda (Wife)
Age 65
Age 52
Pensioned Chief Gunner R.N. Camden Town
Wakefield
London
Yorkshire
12 Aug 1835
abt 1848

1911 Census RG14-319 6 April 1891 Kingston and East Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire
33 Walmer Road   (5 Rooms)
Alexander Barfoot
Matilda (Wife)
Age 75
Age 62
Pensioner Royal Navy Camden Town
Wakefield
London
Yorkshire
12 Aug 1835
abt 1848

1911 Census RG14-259 3 April 1911 Portsmouth, Hampshire
33 Walmer Road   (5 Rooms)
Alexander Barfoot
Matilda (Wife)
Age 85
Age 62 72
Pensioner Royal Navy Camden Town
Wakefield
London
Yorkshire
12 Aug 1835
abt 1848

Death
Alexander Christopher Barfoot Died 29 Jan 1913, Age 77       1913 1Q Portsmouth 2b 622
Burial: 3 Feb 1913, St. Mary, Portsea, Portsmouth, Hants

Death
Matilda M. (Hoban) Barfoot Died 1924, Age 76                     1924 2Q Portsmouth 2b 556

SPECIAL THANKS  to Michael Pullinger, a descendant of Florence Emma Barfoot (1874-1948), for many of the details provided above.