and Phoebe OSBORNE (c1804-?)
George Goble and Phoebe Osborne
married by banns on 20 October 1830 in East Dean, Sussex. He was
then a bachelor and she a spinster and they were both of East Dean.
The witnesses to their marriage were Charles Tregoose
and Emma Tregoose. (They were not my direct
George Goble was born on 8 October 1807 and baptised on
8 November 1807 in East Dean. He was the son of
(c1787-1857). His death may have been registered
in the second quarter of 1864 in the Westhampnett registration district.
His mother married
James West (1787-1866) on 2 November
1807 in East Dean. In October 1806 James and Ann were witnesses at
the same marriage.
Phoebe Osborne may have been born about 1804 in
Singleton, Sussex. The IGI gives that she was born on 3 May 1803,
but doesn't say where or the name of her parents. A note at
Ancestry.com give that she died on 12 November 1868. Might she
have been the daughter of William Osborne (c1772-?) and
Hannah Chitty (c1781-?)? They married in
Singleton in 1799 and had children baptised there in 1799, 1802, 1805,
1807, 1809, 1812 and 1818.
Before her marriage she had an illegitimate daughter:
Georgiana Osborn was baptised on 25 September 1825 in
Singleton. The baptism register noted that her mother was a
milliner. In 1841 she was living in East Dean with her mother and
When the 1841 census was recorded the couple and 5 children were living in
East Dean. George was then said to be a 30 year old agricultural
labourer and Phoeby was 35. The couple and 4 sons were still living in
East Dean when the 1851 census was recorded. George was then a 44 year
old labourer in woods and Phoebe was 47. In 1861 the couple and 3 sons
were living in a private house in East Dean. George was a 53 year old
labourer in woods and Phoebe was 57.
George Goble and Phoebe Osborne had 5
Mark Goble was baptised on 22 May 1831 in East Dean.
He died in 1904. The baptism register noted that his father was a
labourer. He was 9 years old in 1841 and in 1851 he was an unmarried
20 year old labourer in woods. Mark married Mary Howick
on 25 December 1857 in Graffham, Sussex.
Emma Goble was baptised on 16 December 1832 in East Dean,
at which time her father was a labourer. She was 7 years old in 1841.
James Goble was baptised on 7 August 1836 in East Dean, at
which time his father was a labourer. He was 4 years old in 1841.
In 1851 he was a 14 year old labourer in woods. He was still living at
home in 1861 and he was an unmarried 24 year old labourer in woods.
John Goble was baptised on 27 August 1839 in East Dean, at
which time his father was a labourer. At the time of the 1831 census
he was a year old. He was a 12 year old labourer in woods in 1851.
In 1861 he was an unmarried labourer in woods and living at home with his
John married Emma Goble in the second quarter of 1862 in
the Westhampnett registration district.
John and Emma had the following child:
Alfred Goble was born about 1863 in Dunton.
Alfred married Florence May White in the fourth quarter
of 1892 in the Westhampnett registration district.
Richard Goble was baptised on 26 March 1843 in East Dean,
at which time his father was a labourer. When the 1851 census was
recorded he was an 8 year old scholar. In 1861 he was an 18 year old
labourer in woods.
This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012