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George was a son of William Wakeford and his wife Bett, christened on 9 May 1802 at Northchapel, Sussex.
George Wakeford, son of William, was married to Charlotte Ede, daughter of James Ede, at Ewhurst, Surrey, on 20 November 1841. Their daughter Sarah was christened at Ewhurst, Surrey, in 1843.
At the 1851 census, George Wakeford was recorded living at Highcanfold, Cranley, Hambledon, Surrey. He was 48 years old, born at Northchaple, Sussex, and a farmer of 90 acres employing 3 laborers. Also in the household were wife Charlotte, 36, born at Loxwood, Sussex; daughter Sarah, 7, born at Ewhurst, Surrey; house servant Charlotte Perey, 16, born at Cranley, Surrey; and farm servant James Tugwell, 35, born at Ewhurst, Surrey.
The 1861 census recorded George Wakeford, age 58, at High Canfold, Cranley, Hambledon, Surrey, a farmer of 90 acres, born at Northchapel, Sussex. Other family members were wife Charlotte, 47, born at Wisborogreen, Sussex; and daughter Sarah, 18, born at Ewhurst, Surrey. The household also included house servant Elizabeth Foster or Tosler, 14, born at Alfold, Surrey; James Tugwell, 45, carter, born at Ewhurst, Surrey; and William H__ck, 16, undercarter, born at Shafford, Surrey.
The 1871 census recorded George Wakeford, age 68, widower and retired farmer, as "father-in-law" in the household of John Stanton and his wife Sarah in Cranley, Surrey.