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Person: BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Mrs Martha Ann BAMFORTH
Gender
female
Relevance of this person
model appearing in slide sets
Main period of activity
1880s-90s
Relationships to other people

married to BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911)

mother of BAMFORTH, Harry  (1867-1930)

mother of BAMFORTH, Walter  (1869- ? )

mother of BAMFORTH, Fred  (1871- ? )

mother of BAMFORTH, Frank  (1872-1947)

mother of BAMFORTH, Lizzie  (1875-1956)

mother of BAMFORTH, Edwin  (1877-1939)

mother of BAMFORTH, Jane  (1878-1963)

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slide image -- She seized the picture eagerly and held it before her with evident delightslide image -- And when she tried to comfort her, her mother only wept the moreslide image -- 'Do you hear me?' said her father, 'stop crying, at once'slide image -- 'Do you hear me?' said her father, 'stop crying, at once'slide image -- The poor woman raised herself in bed and arranged her little girl's curly tressesslide image -- The poor woman raised herself in bed and arranged her little girl's curly tressesslide image -- She fell asleep, her weary head resting on her mother's pillowslide image -- There was a little cottage near where the caravan was drawn upslide image -- 'Rosalie,' said her mother, 'would you like to hear, &c.'slide image -- 'Glad to see you so much better, madam'slide image -- And Rosalie read aloudslide image -- It was a very pale, sorrowful face, which the looking glass reflectedslide image -- 'I'm not going to lose a pretty child, like her, from the stage'slide image -- 'You mustn't cry for me, darling,' said her motherslide image -- Her father lifted her from the bedslide image -- Rosalie was too full of feeling for any wordsslide image -- Rosalie sat on a stool at her aunt's feetslide image -- When suddenly starting, poor Nelly awokeslide image -- When suddenly starting, poor Nelly awokeslide image -- 'Ah, Nelly, my blessing,' the sick woman saidslide image -- 'Ah, Nelly, my blessing,' the sick woman saidslide image -- And Nelly's poor mother is sick and aloneslide image -- And Nelly's poor mother is sick and aloneslide image -- And now let us look in that poor upper roomslide image -- And now let us look in that poor upper roomslide image -- Mother must not grieve, thought Nellyslide image -- Mother must not grieve, thought Nellyslide image -- When, through the hand of Providence, there came the timely aidslide image -- Dear William! love me once againslide image -- Dear William! love me once againslide image -- Oh, when was Sabbath eve like this?slide image -- Oh, when was Sabbath eve like this?slide image -- But in a corner, dark and chillslide image -- But then began to tell her taleslide image -- Our house stood in a bed of flowersslide image -- Again, the woman heaved a groanslide image -- The Count and Countess were Sitting together on the Terraceslide image -- 'What were you going to say?' asked the Mission Ladyslide image -- 'Hark! that's my poor Dickey coughing'slide image -- 'Hark! that's my poor Dickey coughing'slide image -- The room was quite empty except for the poor boy, who lay there in sore need of aidslide image -- The room was quite empty except for the poor boy, who lay there in sore need of aidslide image -- She soaked a morsel in the broth and put it into Dickey's mouthslide image -- 'I can't leave him,' she said, 'he's such a little fellow, it would never do for him to be left'slide image -- 'I can't leave him,' she said, 'he's such a little fellow, it would never do for him to be left'slide image -- He was very weak, poor little fellow, and glad of Neddie's help in raising the tea cup to his lipsslide image -- She poured a heap of pennies into her lapslide image -- She poured a heap of pennies into her lapslide image -- 'I'm Dickey's relation, Miss Gray, I'm going to see him. Do I look like a relation?'slide image -- Hymn: 'The roseate hues of early dawn' (with vignette Neddie singing over Dickey's bed)slide image -- Hymn: 'The roseate hues of early dawn' (with vignette Neddie singing over Dickey's bed)slide image -- For a few minutes after Neddie stopped singing, no one spokeslide image -- For a few minutes after Neddie stopped singing, no one spokeslide image -- 'I never saw anything like it before,' said Dickeyslide image -- 'I never saw anything like it before,' said Dickeyslide image -- Two men carried her in apparently deadslide image -- Two men carried her in apparently deadslide image -- 'Have I been ill, Miss Bell?' said Neddieslide image -- Hymn: 'I heard the voice of Jesus' (with vignette)slide image -- It became necessary, on Dickey's repeated enquiries, to break the news to himslide image -- 'Oh! do take me to see my poor Dickey'slide image -- 'Oh! do take me to see my poor Dickey'slide image -- Neddie put out one tiny hand toward them and said, 'Poor little Dickey, it doesn't hurt, dear'slide image -- Neddie put out one tiny hand toward them and said, 'Poor little Dickey, it doesn't hurt, dear'slide image -- She swung herself round on the music-stool, and said, etc.slide image -- He glanced at it rather longingly as he paid down his moneyslide image -- The girl played with the broken chairslide image -- 'Mother, who is the blessed Lord?'slide image -- Come, let us kneel and say the wordsslide image -- 'Suzie, my child, wake up, wake up'slide image -- Through many a mile of street they windslide image -- And cottage gardens full of flowersslide image -- 'We never give to strolling tramps'slide image -- At last they came upon a woodslide image -- And looked around -- but all in vainslide image -- With curious steps she ventured nearslide image -- 'And that must be the Lord again'slide image -- Upon their unknown road againslide image -- They knelt upon the bare roadsideslide image -- Into a kitchen large and cleanslide image -- 'And did you never go to school?'slide image -- He read about the Prodigalslide image -- She looked up at the kindly faceslide image -- How pleasant was that cheerful toilslide image -- The master sat with open bookslide image -- 'Might they nurse Madge? they'd be so glad'slide image -- 'But, Madge, I love you dearly now'slide image -- Her spirit went forth in the nightslide image -- 'And they have neither home nor friends'slide image -- Out on the door-step, wet and coldslide image -- Out on the door-step, wet and coldslide image -- Out on the door-step, wet and coldslide image -- On, on, he strode with rapid stepslide image -- On, on, he strode with rapid stepslide image -- I let her stand out in the streetslide image -- I let her stand out in the streetslide image -- Out on the door-step stood my wifeslide image -- Out on the door-step stood my wifeslide image -- The touch of its small icy feetslide image -- The touch of its small icy feetslide image -- My child, thank God, is rosy nowslide image -- My child, thank God, is rosy nowslide image -- It is Christmas Day in the Workhouse, and the cold bare walls are brightslide image -- It is Christmas Day in the Workhouse, and the cold bare walls are brightslide image -- It is Christmas Day in the Workhouse, and the cold bare walls are brightslide image -- 'Great God!' he cries; 'but it chokes me! for this is the day she died'slide image -- 'Great God!' he cries; 'but it chokes me! for this is the day she died'slide image -- 'Great God!' he cries; 'but it chokes me! for this is the day she died'slide image -- He looked at the guardians' ladies, then, eyeing their lords, he said:slide image -- He looked at the guardians' ladies, then, eyeing their lords, he said:slide image -- He looked at the guardians' ladies, then, eyeing their lords, he said:slide image -- 'Keep your hands off me, curse you! hear me right out ot the end'slide image -- 'Keep your hands off me, curse you! hear me right out ot the end'slide image -- 'Keep your hands off me, curse you! hear me right out ot the end'slide image -- 'You, who would feast us paupers, what of my murdered wife?'slide image -- 'You, who would feast us paupers, what of my murdered wife?'slide image -- 'You, who would feast us paupers, what of my murdered wife?'slide image -- He heard a voice which woke strange memoriesslide image -- The mission was inaugurated by a tea -- followed by a meetingslide image -- The mission was inaugurated by a tea -- followed by a meetingslide image -- Biddy went to church every Sabbath, and generally fell asleepslide image -- A sermon she heard one Sabbath was the means of confirming her faithslide image -- Biddy joined with all her heart in the concluding hymnslide image -- A lady came with her children to visit the grave. Katie had recoveredslide image -- An encampment of gipsies was pitched on the outskirtsslide image -- He arranged with the man to steal the child and bring him the moneyslide image -- When Rhoda's mother reached the tent, all were eagerslide image -- Mr Joyce was soon with his idolised boyslide image -- Miss Joyce took good care of the childslide image -- He looked up gladly as his father came inslide image -- His father lifted him gently on to his knee and pressed him closeslide image -- Miss Joyce met him at the gate. 'Do find him for us, Davie,' she saidslide image -- The two doctors stood beside little Willie's bedslide image -- 'Don't cry, papa,' and the little hands felt for his faceslide image -- When he regained his senses he was weak as a childslide image -- Attend the sacred house of God with Holy Book in handslide image -- A worn-out woman, ghastly paleslide image -- And made a bed as best they couldslide image -- Little Mabel and her mother were coming down the steps when Christie arrivedslide image -- Little Mabel and her mother were coming down the steps when Christie arrivedslide image -- The lady sat down beside Treffy, and they talked together of Jesusslide image -- The lady sat down beside Treffy, and they talked together of Jesusslide image -- And it makes his heart rejoiceslide image -- And it makes his heart rejoiceslide image -- Effect. It sounds to him like her mother's voice singing in Paradise!slide image -- Effect. It sounds to him like her mother's voice singing in Paradise!slide image -- Effect. He needs must think of her once more how in the grave she liesslide image -- Effect. He needs must think of her once more how in the grave she liesslide image -- And picked up a brass-bound hymn-book and aimed at our chaplain's faceslide image -- She bit and she tore and scratched us, and kicked like a beast at bayslide image -- 'Poor lass, may the Lord forgive her as I forgive her too!'slide image -- And there are feeble women, who work the live-long day, / And far into the hours of night, sewing their souls awayslide image -- Then forward, gentle somen, of helpful hand and true, / Go, join with the explorers and show what you can doslide image -- Then forward, gentle somen, of helpful hand and true, / Go, join with the explorers and show what you can doslide image -- She weaves thro' each night a ladder of lightslide image -- Hours went by, but no father cameslide image -- Hours went by, but no father cameslide image -- Hours went by, but no father cameslide image -- She began, with a trembling voice, to singslide image -- She began, with a trembling voice, to singslide image -- It was God's doing, Bessieslide image -- It was God's doing, Bessieslide image -- He went with unsteady steps to the bedsideslide image -- He went with unsteady steps to the bedsideslide image -- For days Brian sat in heavy, silent griefslide image -- For days Brian sat in heavy, silent griefslide image -- Once more they had their tidy roomsslide image -- 'But I want to make myself clean,' said poor Jackslide image -- The girl played with the broken chairslide image -- 'Mother, who is the blessed Lord?'slide image -- Come, let us kneel and say the wordsslide image -- 'Susie, my child, wake up, wake up'slide image -- Through many a mile of street they windslide image -- And cottage gardens full of flowersslide image -- 'We never give to strolling tramps'slide image -- At last they came upon a woodslide image -- And looked around -- but all in vainslide image -- With curious steps she ventured nearslide image -- 'And that must be the Lord again'slide image -- Upon their unknown road againslide image -- They knelt upon the bare roadsideslide image -- Into a kitchen large and cleanslide image -- 'And did you never go to school?'slide image -- He read about the Prodigalslide image -- She looked up at the kindly faceslide image -- How pleasant was that cheerful toilslide image -- The master sat with open bookslide image -- 'Might they nurse Madge? they'd be so glad'slide image -- 'But Madge, I love you dearly now'slide image -- Her spirit went forth in the nightslide image -- 'And they have neither home nor friends'
Slide set references

image appears in: The ballad singer (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 6 slides, 1883-1888)

image appears in: Biddy (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 39 slides, 1894)

image appears in: Catterina: a pathetic story (story: Bamforth & Co., 49 slides, 1893)

image appears in: Christie's old organ: home, sweet home (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 47-60 slides, 1892)

image appears in: Christmas in Paradise (story: Bamforth & Co., 26 slides, 1893)

image appears in: The drunkard's wife (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 6 slides, 1880s)

image appears in: The drunkards (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 12 slides, 1880s)

image appears in: The gipsy's revenge (story: Bamforth & Co., 34 slides, 1886)

image appears in: Her Benny (story: Bamforth & Co., 42 slides, 1889)

image appears in: The idol of Britain (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 7 slides, 1899)

image appears in: In darkest London (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 5 slides, 1892)

image appears in: In the workhouse (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 9 slides, 1890)

image appears in: Jack the conqueror: new series (story: Bamforth & Co., 41 slides, 1893)

image appears in: The little shoes (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 6 slides, 1880s)

image appears in: The matron's story (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 12 slides, 1890)

image appears in: Mother's last words (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 19 slides, 1880s)

image appears in: Neddie's care: or, suffer the little children (story: Bamforth & Co., 25 slides, 1887)

image appears in: Our Father's care (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 14 slides, 1880s)

image appears in: A peep behind the scenes (story: Bamforth & Co., 36 slides, 1880s)

image appears in: Queen of the earth (song: Bamforth & Co., 12 slides, 1902)

image appears in: Rhoda: or, the gipsy girl's mission of love (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 40-46 slides, 1894)

image appears in: Stumps: a sequel to Nelly's champion (story: Bamforth & Co., 21 slides, 1889)

image appears in: There's help at hand (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 28 slides, 1880s)

image appears in: There's help at hand (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 28 slides, 1896)

image appears in: The village blacksmith (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 12 slides, 1891)

image appears in: Won by a child (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 41-46 slides, 1894)

Notes

Name at birth was Martha Ann Beaumont; married James Bamforth 22 June 1865.

It's not certain that the person identified as a model in several Bamforth slide sets is Mrs Bamforth, but this seems very likely (she seems to stop appearing after 1894).

Lucerna ID  6002375

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 July 2019

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