John Gooding

Brief Life History of John

When John Gooding was born in 1848, in Wavendon, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William George Gooding, was 32 and his mother, Caroline Mabley, was 30. He married Ruth Line in 1881, in England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Aspley Heath, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died in 1924, in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

John Gooding
Ann Caroline Kent
Rosa Jane Kent
Caroline Gooding
Charles Ernest Gooding
Emily Edith Gooding
Gerty Gooding

Sources (14)

  • John Gooding in household of Wm Gooding, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Gooding in entry for James Forshaw and Susan Gooding, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"
  • John Gooding, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

World Events (6)

1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (southern): from the Old English personal name Gōding, Godding. Compare Godding , with which there has been confusion.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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