Jessie Gosling

21 September 1916–October 1989 (Age 73)
West Derby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jessie

When Jessie Gosling was born on 21 September 1916, in West Derby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Gosling, was 47 and her mother, Alice Ann Swinney, was 42. She died in October 1989, in Sefton, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

William Gosling
Alice Ann Swinney
Richard Gosling
Charlotte Annie Gosling
Alice Gosling
Susan Gosling
Lucy Gosling
Joseph Gosling
Sarah Elizabeth Gosling
Mary Gunn Gosling
Jessie Gosling

Parents and Siblings

    William Gosling





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World Events (8)


Age 2

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 5

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Age 24

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Joslin .2 English: nickname from Middle English gosling ‘young goose’ (from Old English gōs + the Germanic suffix -ling, partly in imitation of Old Norse gæslingr from gás).3 German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with god, got ‘god’ or gōd ‘good’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • White Or Gosling, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Jessie Gosling, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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