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Olive Goodger WELCH

Olive Goodger WELCH

Female 1869 - 1932  (~ 63 years)    Has 222 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Olive Goodger WELCH 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born Sep Q 1869  Finchley, Middlesex, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • GRO ref: Welch, Oliver Goodger q3 1869 Barnet RD 3a 147; GRO online index shows mother's maiden name as Gotham
    Gender Female 
    Education Scholar 
    1881  Finchley, Middlesex, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1901  “Olives”, Lambert Road, Finchley, Middlesex, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Dec Q 1932  Rochford Reg Dist, Essex, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • GRO ref: Welch, Olive G q4 1932 Rochford RD 4a 764 aged 62; GRO online index shows middle name as Goodhew
      (would have been aged 63, but I can't find a marriage for Olive and this is the only dth to fit - includes her middle initial G)
    Notes 
    • At the age of 15 her mother died and Olive, the eldest daughter, presumably became housekeeper for the family - she had 8 younger siblings aged from less than 2 to 14. She was probably still living at home, fulfilling this caring function when 15 years later her father died. Certainly she was the head of the family the following year, at the time of the 1901 census, when one sister and 3 brothers were living with her, as well as a brother, his wife and baby visiting. Her committment to her siblings may well be the reason she herself did not marry - or perhaps having brought up one family she didn't wish to do the same a second time!      

      The birth index clearly has Maria's middle name as Goodger. This is a surname, found in Kent as well as in many other parts of the country.
      The censuses (to 1901) show no middle name or just an initial G. But several other trees have "Goodhew".
      Olive's mother had a younger 1st cousin, Olive Goodhew, daughter of her aunt Maria nee Goatham, born in 1851, died in 1864; maybe Maria was naming her daughter in memory of this cousin.
    Person ID I392  All | England: Kent Group (in Go(a)tham One-Name Study), All in the Goatham / Gotham One-Name Study , The descendants (and other halves) of Charles Goatham and Sybilla née Hunt, The descendants (and other halves) of George Goatham and Ann née Winch, The descendants (and other halves) of John Prior and Amy née Reynolds, The descendants (and other halves) of Richard Whitehead and Mary née Grigsby
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2019 

    Father George WELCH,   b. Abt 1834, Sevenoaks, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1900, Barnet, London, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Mother Maria GOATHAM,   b. 30 Nov 1837, Wormshill, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1885, Stanhope Road, Finchley, London, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Banns of marriage 15 Sep 1861, 22 Sep 1861, 29 Sep 1861  St. George the Martyr's Church, Southwark, London, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 27 Oct 1861  St. George the Martyr's Church, Southwark, London, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • GRO ref: Goatham, Maria to Welch, George q4 1861 St George S. RD 1d 144

      Both George and Maria were described as of 4 Anns Place, Lant Street, Borough at the time of their getting married. They were bachelor and spinster, marr by banns, both were "of full age" and signed; the witnesses were Henry and Sarah Russell who also signed.
      (I have copy of PR entry)

      In the 1861 census Maria and her baby son were living with other households in (?London Sq, Harrhead), Sevenoaks. In the same house was 29 yr old James Welch & family - relatives of George? Could be how Maria and George met.
    Children 14 children 
    Family ID F102    |  Family Chart