Edmund Belton Gooch

5 April 1835–December 1906 (Age 71)
Selby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edmund Belton

When Edmund Belton Gooch was born on 5 April 1835, in Selby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Gooch, was 28 and his mother, Mary Scales, was 23. He married Mary Ann Clayton on 25 August 1862, in Goole, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Hull Holy Trinity, Hull, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Holy Trinity King's Square, York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died in December 1906, in Hull, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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Edmund Belton Gooch
Mary Ann Clayton
Marriage: 25 August 1862
Isabella Gooch
Clarinda Gooch
Edmund Belton Gooch
Eveline Evelyn Gooch
John George Gooch

Spouse and Children

25 August 1862
Goole, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)


Age 8

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 19

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.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 28

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly East Anglia): variant of Goff .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Gutsch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edmund B Gooch, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Edward B Gooch, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Edmund Belton Gooch in entry for Mary Ann Gooch, Wife Master Mariner Mother, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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