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Mary GOATHAM

Mary GOATHAM

Female 1728 - 1734  (~ 5 years)    Has 25 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Mary GOATHAM 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Baptised 1 Dec 1728  St. John the Baptist Church, Margate, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Buried 9 Nov 1734  St. John the Baptist Church, Margate, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (burial register: "dau of John and Ann Goatham")
    Person ID I1654  All | England: Kent Group (in Go(a)tham One-Name Study), England: Kent Group - subjects of Go(a)tham One-Name Study, All in the Goatham / Gotham One-Name Study , All subjects of the Goatham / Gotham One-Name Study
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2017 

    Father John GOATHAM,   bap. 16 Apr 1693, St. Laurence’s Church, St. Lawrence in Thanet, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1770  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Anne DIGGES,   bap. 14 Apr 1700, St. John the Baptist Church, Margate, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1770, Margate, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1723/24  St. Benet’s Church, Paul's Wharf, City of London, London, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Register entry "John Goatham of Ramsgate Kent B and Ann Digges of Margate Kent S by LC" - no indication of why the marriage was taking place in London.

      With John being of Ramsgate, and Ann of Margate, it is not clear why they married in London. According to the website of St. Benet's "Until 1867 St Benet was the parish church of Doctors Commons, a legal institution which, among its other activities, could provide facilities for hasty marriages. There is a record, for instance, of some 1300 weddings taking place in one year alone in the Eighteenth Century." But it is not clear why they would have wanted a hasty marriage. Was Anne underage or one (or both) marrying against their father's will? Or was it just a romantic thing to do, to travel (presumably around the coast and up the Thames) to London?
    Marriage License 25 Feb 1723/24  Faculty Office, London, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Licence is in the Faculty Office Marriage Licence Allegations 1701-1850 collection of SOG

      "25th. Febry. 1723o ??
      On Which day Appeared P[er]sonally John
      Goatham of Ramsgate in the County of Kent
      aged Twenty nine years and a Batchelor and
      alledged that he intendeth to marry with Anne
      Digges of Margate in the sd County aged above 
      Twenty three years and a Spinster at her own
      dispussal

      Not knowing or beleiving any lawfull Lett or Impedimt by
      reason of any p[re](?)contract Consanguinity Affinity or any
      other lawfull means wtsoever to hinder the sd intended.
      Marriage of the truth of the p[r]emisses he made Oath &
      prayed Licence to Soleming & the sd Marriage in
      the Parish Church of St. Bennet near Pauls Wharf London
      John Goatham"
    Children 6 children 
    Family ID F1279    |  Family Chart

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