Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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John GOBLE (1811-1882)

and Harriet MARTIN (1809-1876)

 

John Goble married Harriett Martin by banns on 17 September 1831 in Funtington, Sussex.  The witnesses to their marriage were Thomas Goble and Eliza Goble.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

John Goble was baptised on 26 March 1811 in Funtington.  He was the son of James Goble (1766-1847) and Sarah Ansell (1775-1859).  He died aged 74 years and his death was registered in the fourth quarter of 1882 in the Westbourne registration district.

Harriet Martin was born on 19 September 1809 and baptised on 15 June 1810 in Funtington.  She was the daughter of John Martin (1769-1847) and Harriet (c1767-1862).  She died aged 65 years and her death was registered in the fourth quarter of 1876 in the Westbourne registration district.

In 1851 the family were living in Funtington and John was an farm labourer.  When the 1861 census was recorded the family were living in Funtington and they had an unmarried 40 year old lodger with them, namely William Martin an agricultural labourer.  They were still in Funtington in 1871 and also living with them were their sons George and Henry, daughter Ann and grandchildren, 16 year old Charles Treagus and 7 year old Fanny Goble.  In 1881 John was a widower and a retired agricultural labourer living at 3 Lake Cottage in Funtington along with his daughter Elizabeth.

 

John Goble and Harriett Martin had 9 known children:

  1. Charlotte Goble Martin was baptised on 17 September 1831 in Funtington as the illegitimate daughter of Harriett Martin from East Ashling.

    As Charlotte Goble she married Stephen Treagus by banns on 24 November 1855 in Funtington.  He was then a 27 year old sawyer and she was 24 years old.  Their fathers were named as Edmund Tregus a sawyer and John Goble a labourer.  The witnesses to the marriage were John Goble and Elizabeth Martin.

  2. Jane Goble was baptised on 4 November 1833 in Funtington, at which time her father was a carter from East Ashling.

  3. William Goble was baptised on 10 May 1835 in Funtington, at which time his father was a cater from East Ashling.

  4. George Goble was baptised on 14 January 1837 in Funtington, at which time his father was a labourer from East Ashling.  He was a 14 year old farm boy in 1851 and the eldest of his siblings living at home.  He was still the eldest of his sibling living at home in 1861 and he was then an unmarried 24 year old agricultural labourer.  George was a 35 year old widower in 1871 and living with his parents.  He was then a gardener/domestic servant.

    George married Mary Strong by banns on 12 January 1868 in Funtington.  He was then a gardener and they were both of East Ashling.  Their fathers were named as John Goble a labourer and William Strong a carrier.  The witnesses to the marriage were Solomon Strong and Martha Strong.

  5. Anne Goble was baptised on 9 May 1841 in Funtington, at which time her father was a labourer from East Ashling.  She was a 10 year old scholar in 1851.  In 1861 she was a 20 year old house servant.  She was an unmarried 30 year old in 1871, living with her parents.

    Ann married William Hickman by banns on 27 April 1872 in Funtington.  He was then a bachelor and labourer of West Ashling and she a spinster of East Ashling.  Their fathers were named as William Hickman and John Goble who were both labourers.  The witnesses to the marriage were George Goble and Elizabeth Goble.

  6. Charles Goble was baptised on 22 October 1843 in Funtington, at which time his father was a labourer from East Ashling.

  7. Fanney Goble was born about 1845 in Funtington.  She was 5 years old in 1851.

  8. Henry Goble was baptised on 24 March 1851 in Funtington, at which time his father was a labourer from East Ashling.  Harry Gobel was 1 month old when the 1851 census was recorded.  He was a 10 year old scholar in 1861.  In 1871 he was a 20 year old gardener/domestic servant.

  9. Elizabeth Goble was baptised on 8 July 1853 in Funtington, at which time her father was a labourer from East Ashling.  She was an 8 year old scholar in 1861.  In 1881 she was an unmarried 30 year old housekeeper living with her father.

 

GOBLE          MARTIN

This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012