Edward Cleve Goldfinch
|Father||Stephen Goldfinch (c 1825-)|
|Mother||Harriet Sackett Spain (1844-1873)|
In 1881 Edward was living at 160 King Street, RamsgateG, in the household of his grandparents George and Susannah Wetherhead, and was recorded in the census as Edward G Goldfinch, a scholar, aged seven and born in Margate.7
On 5 April 1891, the night of the census, Edward was on board the sailing ship "Cornucopia", moored in the River Wear, Sunderland, County DurhamG. He was listed as Edward Goldfinch, a cook, one of six crewmen, aged 17 and born in Margate. The ship was of 206 tons and was engaged in the coasting trade.8
In 1901 he was living at 3 Castle Road, St Lawrence, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Edward Goldfinch, a general labourer, head of household, married, aged 27 and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Mary, 28, and their children, Beatrice, 7, Alfred, 5, Violet, 3, and Frederick, aged one.9
In 1911 he was living at 9 Rodney Street, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Edward Goldfinch, a mariner, head of household, married, aged 38 and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Mary, 38, and their children, Beatrice, 17, Alfred, 16, Violet, 13, Frederick, 11, Hilda, 9, Edward, 6, and Sidney, aged one.10
Children of Edward Cleve Goldfinch and Mary Louise Farrett
Notes & Citations
- General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Dec qtr 1873. Goldfinch, Edward Cleave. Mother: Spain. Thanet. 2a:806."
- General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Dec qtr 1935. Goldfinch, Edward C, 60. Thanet. 2a:1367."
- General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Sep qtr 1893. Goldfinch, Edward Cleath. Thanet. 2a:1633."
- General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Sep qtr 1893. Farrett, Mary Louise. Thanet. 2a:1633."
- "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Jun qtr 1972. Goldfinch, Mary Louise, b. 12 Aug 1873. Thanet. 5f:1771."
- 1881 England census
RG11, piece 988, folio 52, p. 18
160 King St, Ramsgate, Kent
George B Wetherhead, head, married, 64, tailor, b. Ramsgate
Susanha A Wetherhead, wife, 56, laundress, b. Margate
Edward G [sic] Goldfinch, gson, 7, scholar, b. Margate.
- 1891 England census
RG12, piece 4142, folio 26
Sailing ship "Cornucopia" of Inverness, 206 tons, engaged in coasting trade, moored in River Wear, Sunderland, Durham
Edward Goldfinch, crew (one of six), single, 17, cook, b. Kent, Margate.
- 1901 England census
RG13, piece 827, folio 139, p. 42
3 Castle Rd, St Lawrence, Ramsgate, Kent
Edward Goldfinch, head, married, 27, general labourer, b. Margate
Mary Goldfinch, wife, 28, b. Ramsgate
Beatrice Goldfinch, dau, 7, b. Ramsgate
Alfred Goldfinch, son, 5, b. Ramsgate
Violet Goldfinch, dau, 3, b. Ramsgate
Frederick Goldfinch, son, 1, b. Ramsgate.
- 1911 England census
9 Rodney Street, Ramsgate, Kent
4 large rooms
Edward Goldfinch, head, 38, married, mariner, b. Margate
Mary Goldfinch, wife, 38, m. 18y, 9 ch, all living, b. Ramsgate
Beatrice Goldfinch, dau, 17, b. Ramsgate
Alfred Goldfinch, son, 16, b. Ramsgate
Violet Goldfinch, dau, 13, b. Ramsgate
Fredrick Goldfinch, son, 11, b. Ramsgate
Hilda Goldfinch, dau, 9, b. Ramsgate
Edward Goldfinch, son, 6, b. Ramsgate
Sidney Goldfinch, son, 1, b. Ramsgate.
|Sackett line||9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet|
|Last Edited||13 Nov 2016|