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Tina Report 18 Mar 2008 21:22

Hi i am trying to find anyone who has any information on my great grandfather Charles Gad Goble and his wife whose maiden name was Gillespie


Penny Report 18 Mar 2008 21:39

where and when?

His birth i guess

Name: Charles Gad Goble
Year of Registration: 1876
Quarter of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar
District: Dartford
County: Kent
Volume: 2a
Page: 442 (click to see others on page

His marriage cert ref

Name: Charles G Goble
Year of Registration: 1914
Quarter of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep
Spouse's Surname: Gillespie
District: Gloucester (1837-1937)
County: Gloucestershire
Volume: 6a
Page: 766

looks as if her name was Emily A Gillespie


Penny Report 18 Mar 2008 21:44

1881 looks promising

Name: Charles Goble
Age: 5
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Relation: Nephew
Gender: Male
Where born: Crocken Hill, Kent, England

Civil Parish: Brighton
County/Island: Sussex
Country: England

Street address: 17 Claremont Pl
Occupation: Scholar

Registration district: Brighton
Sub-registration district: St Peter
ED, institution, or vessel: 10
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Ann Z. Goble 40 Windower
Charles Goble 5
Cornelius E. Goble 10
Gideon J. Goble 8
Henry W. Goble 14
Laura Z. Goble
Samuel J. Goble 11
John Mitchell 57 head of house
Sophia Mitchell 56


Penny Report 18 Mar 2008 21:47

Possibly 1871 - some la-di-da names!

Name: Cornelius Edward Goble
Age: 5 months
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1870
Relation: Son
Father's Name: George James
Mother's Name: Ann Zipporah
Gender: Male
Where born: Wrotham, Kent, England

Civil Parish: Wrotham
Ecclesiastical parish: St George
County/Island: Kent
Country: England

Registration district: Malling
Sub-registration district: Wrotham
ED, institution, or vessel: 6
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 55
Household Members: Name Age

Ann Zipporah Goble 30
Cornelius Edward Goble 5 months
George James Goble 32
Harriet Plowman Goble 8
Henry William Goble 4
Louisa Maria Goble 9
Samuel Juniper Goble 1


Penny Report 18 Mar 2008 21:49

thos makes sense to be their marriage - tally's with 1881

George James Goble 1861 Apr-May-Jun Brighton Sussex, East Sussex

Ann Zipporah Mitchell 1861 Apr-May-Jun Brighton Sussex, East Sussex


Tina Report 19 Mar 2008 18:16

thank you for this information minnie it will be of great help


Brigitte Report 15 Jul 2013 23:01


Cornelius Edward Goble was my Gt Grandfather. I wonder if we have any information that we could share.



patchem Report 15 Jul 2013 23:16


Tina posted this 5 years ago, and may no longer be an active member of genes.

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