Experts believe the surname Cornford dates back to around the eighth century. This was a regular term during the Anglo-Saxon period in Southern England, but now the name is fairly widespread around the UK. The surname went global in the fifteenth and sixteenth century with the growth of the British empire and the setting up of colonies abroad.
Cornford is currently at number 291 of the UK's most common last names. In the UK alone there are 55551 people with the surname Cornford. Norfolk currently holds the highest density of families with the last name Cornford. An early 18th century Cornford was noted as a keen drinker after police allegedly escorted him out of no less than five taverns in a single evening. A tarnished history is clear, especially around the winter of 1873 when Rob Cornford stole a bracelet and was sentenced to jail. 110
Outgoing and friendly is how previous generations of the Cornford family can be described. Due to the families historscope being aligned with Mercury, the planet of elusion, The Cornfords can often be elusive and conscientious.
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