Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Ada HOBDEN (1881-?)
Goble and Ada Hobden married on 15 October 1899 at St. Andrews,
Portslade, Sussex. At the time George was a 21 year old bachelor and
hawker of Portslade-by-Sea. Ada was an 18 year old spinster of
Portslade. The witnesses to their marriage were David August Hobden and Eliza
Goble. (They were not my direct ancestors. George was the
nephew of my 2x Great Grandfather, Edmund Goble.)
George Goble was baptised on 4 August 1878 in Portslade. He was
the son of George
Goble (1850-?) and
Ada Hobden was born about 1881 in Fishersgate, Sussex and was the
Hobden (1850-?) and
Elizabeth Jane Hale. Did Ada leave George for a man named
In 1901 George was a hawker of greengrocery and living at 41 Wolseley Road,
Portslade, along with wife Ada and her 14 year old brother, whose
name was recorded as Lendrell Hobden, but should probably read
and Ada Hobden had 3 known children:
George Goble was born on 7 July and baptised on 5 October 1902 in
George married his cousin Ivy Louise Goble (1902-?).
Ivy was the daughter of
Goble (1870-?) and
Elizabeth Lamkin (1873-?).
George and Ivy had the following child:
Dennis George Goble was born on 9 March 1925 and died
aged 66 years in September 1991 in the Lambeth registration district of
Dennis married Joyce Rose Byatt.
Joyce was born on 8 January 1926 and died aged 77 years in September
Dennis and Joyce had the following children:
Anne J. Goble
Raymond D. Goble
Albert Goble was born 5 June 1904 at 15 St. Aubynes Road in
Fishersgate. His father registered in birth on 5 August 1904, and
George was then a hawker of 15 Gordon Road, Fishersgate. Albert was
given the nickname "Kipper".
Irene Goble was born on 25 June 1906 at 79 Albion Street,
left to right
George Goble (1878-?), Ivy Louise
Goble (1902-?), Leslie Goble (behind Ivy), Phyllis
(friend of the bride), Phyllis Goble, the groom Dennis George
Goble (son of George and Ivy) and the bride Joyce Rose Byatt.
(Many thanks to Ray Goble for this photograph.)
Many thanks to
Raymond Goble for additions to this page.