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Richard Gouldthorpe
(ca. 1771-1812)
Ann Mackenzie
(Abt 1773-1843)
William Gouldthorp
(1811-1838)
Sarah Ann Brooker
(ca. 1811-After 1863)
William Benjamin Gouldthorpe
(1837-1919)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Ann Tyrrell

William Benjamin Gouldthorpe

  • Born: 19 Aug 1837, Greenwich, Kent, England
  • Christened: 8 Nov 1844, St Alphage, Greenwich, Kent, England
  • Marriage (1): Ann Tyrrell on 19 Feb 1868 in The Parish Church, Woolwich, Kent, England
  • Died: 1Q 1919, Camberwell, London, England at age 81
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bullet  General Notes:

Both William and Sarah signed their own names on their Marriage Certificate.

William signed up with the Royal Navy in March 1855 to start 10 years of service from 19 August 1855 (when he turned 18). He commenced service as a "Boy Second Class". He was described as 5'2" tall, palish complexion with brown hair and grey eyes and a scar on his left cheek. [https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10793-84454-/william-b-gouldthorpe-in-united-kingdom-royal-navy-ratings%E2%80%99-service-records?s=400358241&indId=individual-400358241-4019792&siteId=400358241&language=EN&isExternal=1&tr_date=20191218]

At the time of the 1861 census he was living with his mother and stepfather, William Richardson at 2 Norfolk Cottage, Greenwich, He was 24, unmarried and a sailor with HM Navy.

At the time of the 1881 Census William and his family were living at 4 Wellington Place, Greenwich. He was a Labourer aged 43, born in Greenwich. Living here also were his wife Ann, also aged 43, born in "City"; and children Emily aged 10, Benjamin aged 4, and Louisa aged 2, all born in Greenwich. Emily was recorded as a Scholar.

At the time of the 1891 census he and his family were living at 24 Commercial St, Greenwich East. He was 54, a Tallow Fat boiler, born Greenwich. Living with him were wife Ann, 54, born Finsbury and children Robert B, 15, a soap packer born Greenwich; Emily A, 20, single, a Wash Skirt dresser, born Greenwich; and Louisa, 12, a scholar born Greenwich.

At the time of the 1901 census he was a widower living by himself on Trunaley Road, Deptford. Aged 64, born Greenwich, and Living on Ind. means.

In 1911 he was living by himself at 9 Bath Place, Camberwell, London. Aged 73, a widower and a Naval pensioner, born East Greenwich.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

He resided at the time of his baptism on 8 Nov 1844 in East Street, Greenwich, , Kent, England.

He resided at the time of his marriage on 19 Feb 1868 in 17 King St, Woolwich, , Kent, England.

He resided at the time of Ann's baptism on 10 Dec 1868 in 4 Mount Pleasant, Plumstead, , Woolwich, , Kent, England.

He resided at the time of son Benjamin's baptism on 26 Apr 1876 in 5 Union Wharf, Greenwich, , Kent, England.

He resided at the time of Louisa's baptism on 31 Jul 1878 in 4 Wellington Place, Greenwich, Kent, England.

He resided at the time of the Census in 1881 in 4 Wellington Place, Greenwich, Kent, England.

He worked as a sailor with HM Navy at the time of the census in 1861.

He worked as a Mariner at the time of his marriage on 19 Feb 1868.

He worked as a Mariner the time of Ann's baptism on 10 Dec 1868 in Woolwich, Kent, England.

He worked as a Labourer at the time of son Benjamin's baptism on 26 Apr 1876 in Greenwich, Kent, England.

He worked as a Labourer at the time of Louisa's baptism on 31 Jul 1878 in Greenwich, Kent, England.

He worked as a Labourer at the time of the Census in 1881 in Greenwich, Kent, England.

He worked as a Labourer at the time of Emily's marriage on 10 Jul 1892 in Newington, Surrey, England.

He worked as a Labourer at the time of son Benjamin's marriage on 16 Feb 1901.


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William married Ann Tyrrell, daughter of John Tyrrell and Unknown, on 19 Feb 1868 in The Parish Church, Woolwich, Kent, England. (Ann Tyrrell was born circa 1837 in London, Middlesex, England and died in 1898 in Greenwich, Kent, England.)


bullet  Marriage Notes:

It was an Established Church ceremony. Witnesses were S. Tyrell and (looks like) ??? Heath.

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