When the 1841 census was recorded the family were living at Vining in South
Ambersham and George was a farmer. In 1851 the couple and 7 of their
children were still living at Vining in South Ambersham. George was
then a 51 year old farmer of 80 acres employing 2 men. They were all
said to have been born in South Ambersham. They were still at Vining
Farm in 1861, along with a 3 year old granddaughter Alice Sarah, 2
servants 21 year old James Cumbert and 14 year old Edwin Edwards
who were both carters, and a 75 year old boarder James Stirt who was
a widower. When the 1871 census was recorded Sarah was a 70 year old
widow and the head of her household at Ramsfold Farm in Lurgashall, Sussex.
Also with her was her son William and his wife and children, and 29 year old
farm servant George Dudman.
Elizabeth Goble was baptised on 15 August 1824 in Easebourne.
Margaret Goble was baptised on 7 February 1826 in Easebourne.
She was 15 years old when the 1841 census was recorded.
John Goble was baptised on 10 March 1828 in Easebourne. In
1841 he was 13 years old.
Caroline Goble was baptisedon 20 December 1829 in Easebourne.
She was 11 years old in 1841. In 1851 she was an unmarried 21 year
old general servant and the eldest of her siblings living at home.
She was an unmarried 31 year old in 1861 and living with her parents.
Before her marriage she had an illegitimate daughter:
Alice Sarah Goble was born in the fourth quarter of 1857 in
Easebourne. In 1861 she was 3 years old and living with her mother
and grandparents. She was a 13 year old scholar in 1871 and living
with her mother and step father.
Caroline married John Hoad on 17 January 1865 in Easebourne.
John was born about 1837 in Woolavington, Sussex. Might he have been
baptised on 4 September 1836 in Easebourne, the son of James Hoad
and Harriet Caplin?
When the 1871 census was recorded the couple and their children were
living in St. Pancras Street, Chichester and John was a wheelwright.
John and Caroline had 2 known children:
Alfred William Hoad was baptised on 2 September 1866 at
St. Pancras in Chichester. He was a 4 year old scholar in 1871.
Kate Hoad was baptised on 27 September 1868 at St. Pancras in
Chichester. In 1871 she was 2 years old.
Charles Goble was baptised on 24 July 1831 in Easebourne. He
was 9 years old in 1841. In 1851 he was a 19 year old agricultural
labourer. Charles died aged 72 years and his death was registered in
the fourth quarter of 1903 in the Midhurst registration district.
Charles married Ann Mills on 13 Apirl 1857 in Lurgashall.
Ann was baptised on 19 May 1833 in Wisborough Green, Sussex and was the
daughter of Thomas Mills and Mary Ann Mann.
When the 1861 and 1871 census were recorded the couple were living alone
in North Street in Midhurst and Charles was a farm bailiff. By 1881
they had moved to Lamberts Lane in Midhurst and Charles was still a farm
bailiff. He was still a farm bailiff in 1891 and the couple were
living in Whitters Lane in Midhurst. In 1901 Charles was a farmer at
Whips Hill Farm in Lamberts Lane in Midhurst.
George Goble was baptised on 11 August 1833 in Easebourne. In
1841 he was 7 years old. He was a 17 year old agricultural labourer
George married Emma Foard on 9 June 1859 in Tillington, Sussex.
Emma was baptised on 23 February 1830 in Tillington and was the daughter
of Michael Foard and Charlotte Miles. She died aged 43
years and her death was registered in the first quarter of 1874 in the
Midhurst registration district.
In 1861 the couple and their daughter were living are Ramsfold Farm in
Lurgashall and George was a 27 year old farmer's bailiff. His place
of birth was then recorded as South Ambersham. When the
1871 census was recorded the family were living at Old Park in East Lavington and George was a farm bailiff. George and his children
were still living at Old Park in 1881 and he was a 47 year old widower and
George and Emma had 3 known children:
Ellen Goble was baptised on 29 April 1860 in Lurgashall.
She was a year old when the 1861 census was recorded. In 1881 she
was an unmarried 21 year old housekeeper living with her father.
Harry Goble was born about 1863 in Lodsworth. He was 8
years old in 1871. In 1881 he was an 18 year old agricultural
Beatrice Goble was baptised on 9 September 1866 in Lurgashall.
In 1871 she was 4 years old. She was a 4 year old scholar.
William Goble was baptised on 12 April 1835 in Easebourne. He
was 6 years old in 1841. In 1851 he was a 15 year old agricultural
labourer. The 1861 census records that he was 26 years old and
living with his parents.
William married Ellen Goble on 27 December 1864 in Easebourne.
Ellen was baptised on 4 November 1838 in Easebourne and was the daughter
of Richard Goble and Phoebe Page.
William and Ellen had the following children:
Caroline Goble was baptised on 28 May 1865 in Lurgashall.
She was 5 years old in 1871.
George Goble was born about 1867 in Lurgashall. He was 4
years old in 1871.
William Goble was born about 1869 in Northchapel, Sussex.
He was 2 years old in 1871.
Ellen Goble was baptised on 12 February 1871 in Lurgashall.
When the 1871 census was recorded she was 2 months old.
Alice Goble was born about 1873 in Lurgashall.
Emma Goble was baptised on 26 March 1837 in Easebourne. In
1841 she was 4 years old. She was a 14 year old scholar in 1851.
Rosanna Goble was baptised on 20 January 1840 in Easebourne.
In 1841 she was a year old. She was an 11 year old scholar in 1851.
At the time of the 1861 census she was 21 years old.
Roseanna married George Mills on 28 April 1869 in Lurgashall.
Alfred Goble was baptised on 13 September 1842 in Easebourne.
He died in 1901. In 1851 he was an 8 year old scholar. He was
a 19 year old linen draper's shopman when the 1861 census was recorded and
he was living at 157 Queen Street in Portsea, Hampshire.
Alfred married Mary Ann Humphrey on 23 February 1870 at St. Mark's
in Notting Hill, London.