James Banfield of Richard

BANFIELD, James
      Born: about 1799
      Died: 07 January 1884, age 85 (headstone date, Bay L’Argent)
      Father: Richard Banfield
      Mother: Jane Pardy
      Spouse: Ann Baker
      Born: about 1819, Harbour Mille
      Children:
           [1] James Banfield; 1834
           [2] George Banfield; 1840
           [3] Ellen Banfield; born around 1845
           [4] Ann Banfield; 1846
           [5] William Banfield
           [6] Richard Banfield
           [7] Thomas Banfield; around 1857
           [8] Harriet Jane Banfield; baptized 1866

Note: It is interesting that three children of James and Ann Banfield – James, George and Ann – married three children of William and Rebecca Anstey – Elizabeth, Phoebe and Eli. Information from Bay L’Argent indicates that everyone in Bay L’Argent who is from the Banfields is from James and Ann.

BANFIELD, James
      Born: 1834
      Father: James Banfield
      Mother: Ann Baker
      Married: 29 September 1857; witnesses Samuel Anstey, Amelia Kearley, Phoebe Kearley, William Ellis and Mary White
      Spouse: Elizabeth Anstey
      Born: circa 1835 (married at 22)
      Father: William Anstey of Garnish
      Mother: Rebecca Anderson of Fortune
      Children:
           [1] Samuel Banfield; July 1858
           [2] George Banfield; baptized 1864
           [3] Ann Banfield; baptized 1866.
           [4] Charlotte Banfield; baptized 1874; married in 1901 Thomas Lawrence, 23, of Thomas
           [5] James Banfield; baptized 1877

BANFIELD, George
      Born: 1840
      Died: 1936
      Father: James Banfield
      Mother: Ann Baker
      Married: 04 October 1864; witnesses John Anstey, Thomas West and Ann Banfield
      Spouse: Phoebe Anstey
      Born: circa 1843 (married at 21)
      Died: 1919
      Father: William Anstey of Garnish
      Mother: Rebecca Anderson of Fortune
      Children:
           [1] Rebecca Jane Banfield; May 1866
           [2] John William Banfield; October 1868, Bay L’Argent
           [3] James Banfield; 1872
           [4] Mary Ann Banfield; baptized 1875
           [5] George Edward Banfield; baptized 1878
           [6] Elias Banfield; baptized 1881

BANFIELD, Ellen
      Born: about 1845
      Father: James Banfield
      Mother: Ann Baker
      Married: 16 September 1871; witnesses were Andrew, Ann and Samuel (or Susan) Barnes.
      Spouse: William Barnes
      Born: circa 1826 (married at 25), Harbour Mille
      Father: Samuel Barnes
      Mother: Mary ?
      Children:
           [1] Samuel J. Barnes; 1871
           [2] Mary Alice Barnes; born 1872
           [3] William Henry Barnes; 1875
           [4] George Richard Barnes; baptized 1878
           [5] Frances Barnes; born 1879
           [6] Jacob George Barnes; baptized 1882

BANFIELD, Ann
      Born: 1846 (1921 census states October 1841)
      Father: James Banfield
      Mother: Ann Baker
      Married: 26 September 1869; witnesses were George R. Snellgrove, William White, John Anstey and Jane F.R. Snellgrove
      Spouse: Eli Anstey
      Born: circa 1847 (married at 22), Garnish (1921 census states November 1841)
      Father: William Anstey of Garnish
      Mother: Rebecca Anderson of Fortune
      Children:
           [1] William James Anstey; baptized 1872

(Note: Eli and Annie must have had a daughter who married a Noseworthy because their grandson Thomas Noseworthy was living with them. Thomas was born September 1891, Western Bay; his wife Annie was born May 1894 at Garnish. Thomas and Annie also had two children, great-grandchildren of Eli and Annie Anstey: Ethel Noseworthy, born June 1919, North Sydney, Nova Scotia; and Dorothy Noseworthy, born July 1921 at Garnish.)

BANFIELD, William
      Died: before 1921
      Father: James Banfield
      Mother: Ann Baker
      Married: around 1863
      Spouse: Elizabeth Thornhill
      Born: 1843, Brunette
      Children:
           [1] Sarah Banfield; baptized 1864
           [2] James Banfield; September 1863; baptized 1865, Bay L’Argent
           [3] Robert William Banfield; August 1867; baptized 1868
           [4] Charles William Banfield; baptized 1869 (must have died early)
           [5] Charles Meshack Banfield; 1872
           [6] Alice Banfield; 1878
           [7] Mary Ann Banfield; 1881

Note: Elizabeth Banfield, born 1843, Brunette (1921 census) who was living in 1921, widowed, with her daughter Mary, born 1881 and son-in-law Edwin, born 1878.

BANFIELD, Richard
      Father: James Banfield
      Mother: Ann Baker
      Married: around 1859
      Spouse: Charlotte Lawrence
      Born: 1836
      Father: Benjamin Lawrence
      Mother: Elizabeth Banfield
      Children:
           [1] Ellen Banfield; baptized 1860
           [2] Thomas Banfield; baptized 1860
           [3] Susannah Banfield; baptized 1866
           [4] Stephen Banfield; baptized 1867
           [5] William Henry Banfield; baptized 1869
           [6] Mary Ann Banfield; baptized 1874
           [7] Benjamin Banfield; baptized 1872

Note: Charles House, father of Mary Ann, was listed as being from “Brockess” – probably Brockenhurst, Hampshire. He was born 1835 and apparently came to Newfoundland in 1861. He and Sarah had John, 1871; Mary Ann; and Elizabeth. John House stayed at Bay L’Argent. Mary House married Stephen Banfield. Elizabeth House married Joseph Caines, Doctor’s Harbour. The father, Charles, died at Doctor’s Harbour.)

BANFIELD, Thomas
      Born: around 1857
      Father: James Banfield
      Mother: Ann Baker
      Married: 16 October 1880; witnesses John Cluett, Charles Clark and N.W. Prosser
      Spouse: Sarah Smith
      Born: circa 1860 (married at 20), Baine Harbour
      Father: Philip Smith of Baine Harbour
      Mother: Ann Cheesman of Rushoon
      Children:
           [1] Philip Josiah Banfield; September 1881
           [2] Thomas Richard Banfield; baptized 1885
           [3] Harold Banfield; November 1875; baptized 1887
           [4] James Wilfred Banfield; August 1889; baptized 1890

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More Descendants of James Banfield

Children of James Banfield & Elizabeth Anstey


BANFIELD, Samuel
      Born: July 1858; baptized 1861
      Father: James Banfield
      Mother: Elizabeth Anstey
      Spouse: Martha from Baine Harbour
      Born: September 1865
      Children:
           [1] Albert Banfield, January 1893, Bay L’Argent
           [2] Edgar Banfield, July 1899, Bay L’Argent
           [3] George Banfield, March 1902, Bay L’Argent
           [4] Gordon Banfield, July 1904, Bay L’Argent

BANFIELD, Charlotte
      Born: baptized 1874
      Father: James Banfield
      Mother: Elizabeth Anstey
      Married: 1901
      Spouse: Thomas Lawrence
      Born: circa 1878 (married at 23)
      Father: Thomas Lawrence

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Children of George Banfield & Phoebe Anstey


BANFIELD, Rebecca Jane
      Born: May 1866
      Father: George Banfield
      Mother: Phoebe Anstey
      Married: 1898
      Spouse: Philip West
      Born: December 1862, Bay L’Argent
      Children:
           [1] Ada West, October 1902, Bay L'Argent
           [2] Richard West, August 1904, Bay L'Argent
           [3] Edwin West, August 1906, Bay L'Argent
           [4] Willoughby West, May 1910, Bay L'Argent

Note: In 1921, Edwin’s sister Minnie, single, born June 1880 at Bay L’Argent, was living with him and his family.

BANFIELD, John William
      Born: October 1868, Bay L’Argent
      Father: George Banfield
      Mother: Phoebe Anstey
      Spouse: Mary A.
      Born: January 1866, Baine Harbour
      Children:
           [1] Blanche Banfield, October 1897
           [2] Gertrude Banfield, July 1899
           [3] E?lythe Banfield, October 1902
           [4] Raymond Banfield, February 1905, Baine Harbour, adopted

Note: In 1921, George, widowed, was living with son John William and family.

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Children of Ellen Banfield & William Barnes


BARNES, Samuel J.
      Born: 1871
      Father: William Barnes
      Mother: Ellen Banfield
      Married: 1895
      Spouse: Rebecca Baker
      Father: John Baker

Note: Widow Rebecca married Edward Baker, of Israel, in 1891.

BARNES, Mary Alice
      Born: 1872
      Father: William Barnes
      Mother: Ellen Banfield
      Married: 1893
      Spouse: Levi Barnes
      Father: Giles Barnes

BARNES, Frances
      Born: 1879
      Father: William Barnes
      Mother: Ellen Banfield
      Married: 1901       Spouse: Jeremiah Dodge
      Born: circa 1875 (married at 26)
      Father: William Dodge of Femme

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Children of William Banfield & Elizabeth Thornhill


BANFIELD, James
      Born: September 1863; baptized 1865, Bay L’Argent
      Father: William Banfield
      Mother: Elizabeth Thornhill
      Spouse: Esther
      Born: May 1862, Stones Cove
      Children:
           [1] Rendell Banfield, November 1898
           [2] Sarah J. Banfield, December 1900 (married a Hodder)

Note: Also living with James and Esther in 1921 were: Rendell’s wife Elsie, born December 1898, Bay L’Argent; and Sarah’s children: Andrew Hodder, December 1917 at Bay L’Argent, and Esther Hodder, February 1918 at Marystown.

BANFIELD, Robert William
      Born: August 1867; baptized 1868
      Father: William Banfield
      Mother: Elizabeth Thornhill
      Married: 1895, witnesses Philip Pike and George Richard Banfield
      Spouse: Sarah Thornhill
      Born: June 1876, Little Bay (married at 19)
      Father: James Thornhill
      Children:
           [1] Maxwell Banfield, May 1899, Bay L’Argent
           [2] Cyril Banfield, November 1901, Bay L’Argent
           [3] Minnie Banfield, July 1904, Bay L’Argent
           [4] Dorothy Banfield, August 1907, Bay L’Argent


BANFIELD, Mary Ann
      Born: 1881
      Father: William Banfield
      Mother: Elizabeth Thornhill
      Spouse: Edwin Banfield
      Born: 1878, Bay L’Argent
      Children:
           [1] Winnifred Banfield, November 1901, Bay L’Argent
           [2] George E. Banfield, September 1905, Bay L’Argent
           [3] William J. Banfield, September 1911, Bay L’Argent

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Children of Richard Banfield & Charlotte Lawrence


BANFIELD, Stephen
      Born: baptized 1867
      Father: Richard Banfield
      Mother: Charlotte Lawrence
      Married: 1893
      Spouse: Mary Ann House
      Born: circa 1874 (married at 19)
      Father: Charles House of Bay L'Argent
      Mother: Sarah ?

Note: Charles House, father of Mary Ann, was listed as being from “Brockess” – probably Brockenhurst, Hampshire. He was born 1835 and apparently came to Newfoundland in 1861. He and Sarah had John, 1871; Mary Ann; and Elizabeth. John House stayed at Bay L’Argent. Mary House married Stephen Banfield. Elizabeth House married Joseph Caines, Doctor’s Harbour. The father, Charles, died at Doctor’s Harbour.)

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Children of Thomas Banfield & Sarah Smith


BANFIELD, Philip Josiah
      Born: September 1881
      Father: Thomas Banfield
      Mother: Sarah Smith
      Spouse: Emily from Corbin
      Born: December 1881
      Children:
           [1] Alma Banfield, August 1901
           [2] Effie B. Banfield, July 1903
           [3] Maurice Banfield, August 1907
           [4] Susanah Banfield, June 1910
           [5] Lucy Banfield, October 1912
           [6] Philip Banfield, October 1914
           [7] Rowena Banfield, April 1916 (married Edwin West of Philip)
           [8] Alice C. Banfield, March 1921

BANFIELD, Harold
      Born: November 1875; baptized 1887
      Father: Thomas Banfield
      Mother: Sarah Smith
      Spouse: Julia
      Born: October 1875, Bay L’Argent
      Children:
           [1] Aubrey K. Wells (adopted), born October 1912, New Harbour

BANFIELD, James Wilfred
      Born: August 1889; baptized 1890
      Father: Thomas Banfield
      Mother: Sarah Smith
      Spouse: Bessie
      Born: December 1896, Bay L’Argent

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