Edward Goodson

1877–6 March 1953 (Age 76)
Mile End New Town All Saints, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edward

When Edward Goodson was born in 1877, in Mile End New Town All Saints, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Benjamin Goodson, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Burles, was 30. He married Florence Eleanor Nicholls on 9 April 1898, in Christ Church Spitalfields, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 6 March 1953, in Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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Edward Goodson
Florence Eleanor Nicholls
Marriage: 9 April 1898
Edward Charles Goodson
Harold Richard Goodson

Spouse and Children

9 April 1898
Christ Church Spitalfields, London, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Goodson


    Elizabeth Burles




World Events (8)

1877 · Trial of Detectives

Age 0

The Trial of Detective, also known as the Turf Fraud Scandal, was a scandal involving 3 senior Scotland Yard detectives. It was a scam involving bets made on horse races. 

Age 7

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 31

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly East Anglia and East Midlands): nickname for a dutiful son, from Middle English gode ‘good’ + sone ‘son’.2 English: from a Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Gōdsunu, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + sunu ‘son’.3 Possibly an Americanized form of German Gutersohn, a nickname or pet name meaning ‘good son’ for one of out of many sons.

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

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