Benjamin Richard (“Ben”) GOATHAM

Male 1887 - 1956  (69 years)    Has 44 ancestors and 57 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Benjamin Richard (“Ben”) GOATHAM 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born 11 Jan 1887  Sittingbourne, 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, Benjamin Richard q1 1887 Milton RD 2a 879; GRO online index shows mother's maiden name as Goodson
      DOB from National Archives navy records index give year of birth as 1886. I've taken day and month from there but it seems unlikely it would be registered a year later so I've taken year from BMD index. Date also in the 1939 register.
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901 
    Brickfield labourer 
    Military Service From 1904 to 1908 
    Served in the Royal Navy 
    • Joined in 1904 for 12 years, but seems to have left due to injury in 1908(?)
      (From service records, available at the National Archives)
    Occupation 1911 
    Carman for market gardener 
    Residence 1956  80, West Street, Sittingbourne, 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 
    At the time of death 
    Died 6 Nov 1956  80, West Street, Sittingbourne, 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, Benjamin R q4 1956 Sittingbourne RD 5b 722 age 69; GRO online index (viewed 6 Nov 2016) shows Christian names as Benjamin Richard
      Actual date and place from probate calendar entry
      Date also from 'In Memoriam' column, remembered along with his daughter Helen  by his wife, in East Kent Gazette, 7 Nov 1958.
    Probate 5 Jul 1957 
    • Goatham Benjamin Richard of 80 West-street Sittingbourne Kent died 6 November 1956 Probate London 5 July to Mary Ellen Goatham widow. Effects £338.
    Notes 
    • Benjamin and Mary had just had 1 child by the time of the 1911 census. They were then living in 4 rooms at 2 Cross St., Sittingbourne with their eldest dau.
    Person ID I532  Teresa's tree | The descendants of Benjamin R Goatham (b 1887), Descendants of George Goatham and Ann nee Winch
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2019 

    Father Charles GOATHAM,   b. 1841, 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. Dec Q 1915, Milton 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 74 years) 
    Mother Jane GOODSON,   b. 15 Sep 1846, Dover, 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. Mar Q 1915, Milton 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 68 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1866  St. James’ Church, Dover, 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, Charles to GOODSON, Jane q3 1866 Dover RD 2a 1279
      Details from PR entry (image on FMP, viewed 15 Feb 2017)both otp when married
    Children 11 children 
    Family ID F358  Family Group Page  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ellen ALLEN,   b. 23 Jan 1888, Co. Cork, Ireland 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. 17 Mar 1963, All Saints Hospital, 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  (Age 75 years) 
    Married Dec Q 1908  West Ham Reg Dist, Essex, 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, Benjamin to ALLEN, Mary q4 1908 West Ham RD 4a 299
    Children 6 children 
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F398  Family Group Page  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jan 1887 - Sittingbourne, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mary Elizabeth GOATHAM - 21 Oct 1909 - Sittingbourne, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Benjamin Richard GOATHAM - 10 Nov 1911 - Milton 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Margaret Mary GOATHAM - 12 Oct 1914 - Milton 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Helen Mary Jane GOATHAM - 2 Dec 1917 - Milton 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - George S. GOATHAM - Mar Q 1920 - Milton 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsResidence - At the time of death - 1956 - 80, West Street, Sittingbourne, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Nov 1956 - 80, West Street, Sittingbourne, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
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