Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Thomas Ansell GOBLE (1805-1883)

and Frances MORGAN (c1808-1892)

 

Thomas Ansell Goble and Frances Morgan married by banns on 17 October 1827 in Funtington, Sussex.  The witnesses to their marriage were James Brown and Elizabeth Penny.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

Thomas Goble was baptised on 24 February 1805 in Funtington, Sussex.  He was the son of James Goble (1766-1847) and Sarah Ansell (1775-1859).  He may have died aged 77 in the first quarter of 1883 in the Westbourne registration district.  On 1 June 1833, Thomas was a witness to the marriage of Daniel Wells and Ann Morgan in Funtington.

Frances Morgan was born about 1809 in Sidlesham or West Wittering, Sussex.  She may have died aged 85 years in the fourth quarter of 1892 in the Westbourne registration district.

When the 1841 census was recorded the family were living in living in West Ashling, Funtington and Thomas was an agricultural labourer.  Thomas was a 46 year old agricultural labourer in 1851 and the family were still living in Funtington.  In 1861 the family were living in Ashling Street, Funtington.  Thomas and Frances were living alone in Funtington when the 1871 census was recorded and he was then a 66 year old agricultural labourer.  In 1881 the couple and their 5 year old grandson, William Goble were living at 1 Noah's Ark, Oakwood, Funtington.  Frances was a widow by the time of the 1891 census and she was still living at Noah's Ark, Oakwood.  Also living with her was her daughter Eliza.

 

Thomas Goble and Frances Morgan had 10 known children:

  1. Fanny Goble was baptised on 28 January 1828 in Funtington, at which time her father was a labourer form Old Lands.

    Fanny married Henry John Hardham by licence on 11 July 1847 at St. Pancras in Chichester.  He was then a 39 year old widower and grocer.  She was a 21 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as William Hardham a grocer and Thomas Goble a farmer.  The witnesses to their marriage were George Tuffin and Thomas Attfield.

    When the 1851 census was recorded the couple were living in East Gate, Chichester and Henry was a 43 year old grocer employing 1 man.  Also with them on census night were their 3 young children and 3 servants, namely 25 year old grocer shopman William Francis, 57 year old nurse Mary A. Canner and 16 year old general servant Elizabeth Nyren.

    Henry and Fanny had the following children:

    1. Henry Hardham was born about 1848 in Chichester.  He was 3 years old in 1851.

    2. John Hardham was born about 1849 in Chichester.  He was 2 years old in 1851.

    3. A daughter was under a month old when the 1851 census was recorded.

  2. Emily Goble was born about 1830.  She died aged 36 years in West Ashling and was buried on 30 November 1866 in Funtington.  She was 11 years old in 1841.

    As 30 year old Emily Cooper, widow, she married Thomas Redman, a 28 year old bachelor from West Ashling on 5 March 1864 in Funtington.  Their fathers were named as Thomas Redman and Thomas Goble who were both labourers.  The witnesses to the marriage were Joseph Shepherd and Pheobe Redman.

  3. Thomas Goble was baptised on 30 September 1832 in Funtington.  He was 9 years old in 1841.

  4. Henry Goble was baptised on 30 August 1835 in Funtington, at which time his father was a labourer from Old Lands.  In 1851 he was a 16 year old agricultural labourer and the eldest of his siblings living at home.

  5. William Goble was baptised on 31 December 1837 in Funtington, at which time his father was a labourer.  He was 4 years old in 1841.  He was said to be a 12 year old agricultural labourer in 1851.

  6. James Goble was baptised on 8 December 1839 in Funtington, at which time his father was a labourer from Musbury.  He was a year old in 1841.  In 1851 he was a 10 year old scholar.

  7. John Goble was baptised on 3 April 1842 in Funtington, at which time his father was a labourer from Mudberry.  He was a 9 year old scholar in 1851.  In 1861 he was a 19 year old farm labourer and the eldest of his siblings living at home.

  8. George Goble was baptised on 7 April 1844 in Funtington, at which time his father was a labourer from Mudberry.  In 1851 he was a 5 year old scholar.

  9. Charles Goble was baptised on 19 July 1846 in Funtington, at which time his father was a labourer from West Ashling.  He was a 4 year old scholar in 1851.  In 1861 he was a 14 year old farm labourer.

  10. Eliza Goble was born about 1848 in Funtington.  She was a 3 year old scholar in 1851.  In 1861 she was 12 years old.  In 1891 she was a an unmarried 42 year old dressmaker living with her mother.

 

GOBLE          MORGAN

This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012