Ernest Clifford Cyril (Ted) Ford (1909 – 1981)

Ted was born in Orange on 12/11/1909.

He married in 1934 in Parkes to Edna Gwendoline Johnston. Gwen was born in Parkes on 20/02/1914.

They had 4 children:

  • Elaine Ford (1934 –        )

  • Hazel Betty Ford (1936 – 2007)

  • Rhonda Merline Ford (1945 –        )

  • Denise Kay Ford (1945 –        )

Betty – Gwen – Rhonda – Elaine – Denise Photo taken in Feb 1994

From 1938 till 1948 Ted served the Army. He was enlisted in Brisbane, service number NX 149903.

Ted Ford Sports Store

Ted in front of his sports store (courtesy Marie Hoffman)

Ted died in Greenacre on 17/06/1981.

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Gwen in 2004

Gwen died on 14/11/2008 in Camden District Nursing home.

They had 3 children

Hazel Betty Ford (1936 – 2007)

Hazel was born on 22/06/1936 in Orange.

She married to Trevor Ronald Manley in 1960 in Marrickville.

They had 1 son.

Hazel died in Sydney on 16/09/2007.

Denise Kay Ford (1945 –         )

Denise was born in 1945 in Orange.
She married in 1965 in Bankstown to John Francis O’Connell.

They have 2 children.

Rhonda Merline Ford (1945 –        )

Rhonda (twin sister of Denise) was born in 1945 in Orange.
She married in 1962 in Burwood to Richard Stanley Simmons, born in 1944.

They have 3 children.