William Damsell Goodship

Bisley, Gloucestershire, England

The Life of William Damsell

When William Damsell Goodship was born in 1786, in Bisley, Gloucestershire, England, his father, William Damsell, was 17 and his mother, Anne Goodship, was 20. He married Priscilla Hunt on 21 December 1804, in Bisley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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William Damsell Goodship
Priscilla Hunt
Marriage: 21 December 1804
William Damsell Goodship
Ellen Goodship

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21 December 1804
Bisley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (2)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 1

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Age 3

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

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  • Bishop's transcripts for Bisley; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSM7-PQM7-K
  • William Damsell Goodship, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Willm Damsel Goodship in entry for Willm Goodship, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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