John GOATHAM

Male 1835 - 1863  (27 years)    Has 219 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name John GOATHAM 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born 10 Oct 1835  Wormshill, 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 
    • Date from family Prayer Book, place from 1851 census
    Baptised St. Giles’ Church, Wormshill, 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 
    • Why do I think he was baptised in Wormshill? - I need to check if I've seen entry and didn't enter date or ...
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Standard Quay, Faversham, 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 
    Education 6 Feb 1844 to 4 May 1847  The National School, Faversham, 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 
    Scholar 
    Occupation 1851 
    Scavenger's boy 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Church Lane, Faversham, 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 
    Residence 1861  Gatefeald Lane, Faversham, 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 
    Occupation 1861 
    Coal porter 
    Occupation 1863 
    General Labourer 
    • At the time of his death
    Died 29 Aug 1863  Star Alley, Faversham, 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 
    Cause: Tumourous disease Knee joint 2 years/ Phthisis Pulmonalis 8 months. 
    • GRO ref: Goatham, John q3 1863 Faversham RD 2a 378; GRO online index (viewed 6 Nov 2016) shows age as 27
      Place (town) and date from notice in the Kentish Gazette - Tuesday 08 September 1863
      Street from death certificate
    Register entry for death certificate of John Goatham
    Register entry for death certificate of John Goatham
    Buried 6 Sep 1863  St. Mary of Charity Church, Faversham, 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 
    • From PR entry (image on microfilm, viewed in Canterbury Cathedral Archives)
      "John Goatham No. 67., abode: Star Alley, buried September 6., aged 28, ceremony performed by Charles Collins Vicar" - under heading 'Burials in the Parish of Faversham in the County of Kent in the Year 1863'
    Person ID I369  Teresa's tree | Descendants of George Goatham and Ann nee Winch, Descendants of Richard and Mary Whitehead
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2017 

    Father Charles GOATHAM,   b. Abt 1805, Bredgar, 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. 24 Dec 1888, 2, Abbey Street, Faversham, 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 ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Sybilla HUNT,   b. Abt 1817, Wormshill, 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. Between 29 Aug 1887 and 4 Sep 1887, Hernhill Marshes, Hernhill, 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 31 May 1835  St. Mary’s Church, Chatham, 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 
    • Although both Charles and Sybella were shown as "otp" when they married in Chatham, I suspect that this was an address of convenience to enable them to be married here - see my notes about Medway marriages.

      The witness James Goodhew may well have been the James Goodhew who would marry Charles' sister Maria two years later.

      I have not found baptisms for most fo Charles and Sybilla's children; they do not seem to have been baptised at the Parish Church in Faversham. Maybe there is a clue in that in 1875 a Mr Goatham lent his van for conveying children to a Congreational Church picnic; had they started attending or at least having the children baptised at the Congreational Church? - to be investigated.
    The marriage of Charles Goatham to Sybilla Hunt
    The marriage of Charles Goatham to Sybilla Hunt
    Parish Register entry for the marriage of my gt gt grandparents (my only 2xgt grandparents to marry before the registration of BMDs began). This is from the registers for the now redundant Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Chatham, Kent.
    Occupation to 1887 
    Hop picking 
    • From the records of the events surrounding Sybilla's death it is clear that she went hop-picking. She had probably done this many years, perhaps almost all of her life. She may well have even been taken along as a baby to the hop fields by her own mother.
      During her married life Charles probably did not accompany her, due to his regular work, but even though living most of it in a town she was still close enough to hop fields to go hop picking from home. The children probably all went too, and assisted in hop picking once they were old enough.
    Children 12 children 
    Family ID F100    |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Elizabeth MARSHALL,   c. 18 Dec 1836, St. Mary of Charity Church, Faversham, 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. Sep Q 1907, Thanet Reg Dist, 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 19 May 1860  Register Office, Faversham, 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 
    • GRO ref: Goatham, John to Marshall      , Sarah Elizabeth q2 Faversham RD 2a 911
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F263    |  Family Chart

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