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Elizabeth ("Bessie") Harriet WATTS

Elizabeth ("Bessie") Harriet WATTS

Female Abt 1850 - 1912  (~ 61 years)    Has 2 ancestors and 9 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Elizabeth ("Bessie") Harriet WATTS 
    Nickname Bessie 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born Abt Nov 1850  Melcombe Regis, Dorset, 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: Watts, Elizabeth Harriet q1 1851 Weymouth RD 8 151; GRO online index shows mother's maiden name as Dunning
      Place and approximate date from 1851 census where shown as born Melcombe Regis and aged 4 months
    Gender Female 
    Education 1861 
    Scholar 
    Residence 1871  Belvidere Mews, Melcombe Regis, Dorset, 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 
    • Living at home with her parents, a sister 3 brothers and also her elderly paternal grandmother and a 45 year old maiden aunt, Mary Watts. The latter was, like Elizabeth, a dress maker and it was quite likely she who taught Elizabeth the skill.
      (Elizabeth's grandmother, also Elizabeth Watts, was aged 80 but still working - as a hawker!)
    Occupation 1871 
    Dress maker 
    Died Sep Q 1912  11, Skinner Street, Gillingham, 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 
    • GRO ref: GOATHAM, Bessie aged 57 q3 1912 Medway RD 2a 705
      Actual place from burial register
    Buried 2 Sep 1912  Grange Road Cemetery, Gillingham, 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 
    • From transcribed data from burial register (on KFHS CD 40)
    Siblings 5 Siblings 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Luke WATTS,   b. 12 Dec 1820, Radipole, Dorset, 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. Mar Q 1888, Weymouth Reg Dist, Dorset, 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 67 years)  (Father) 
    Elizabeth Emma DUNNING,   b. Abt 1824, Weymouth, Dorset, 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. Jun Q 1895, Gravesend Reg Dist, 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  (Age ~ 71 years)  (Mother) 
    Notes 
    • Age at death given as 57; birth registration suggests 61 -  but census was out too. Death and census give name as Bessie (H) but marr and birth cert show Elizabeth Harriet.
    Person ID I525  All | England: Kent Group (in Go(a)tham One-Name Study), England: Kent Group - subjects of Go(a)tham One-Name Study, All in the Goatham / Gotham One-Name Study , All subjects of the Goatham / Gotham One-Name Study, The descendants (and other halves) of George Goatham and Ann née Winch, The descendants (and other halves) of John Prior and Amy née Reynolds
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2022 

    Father Luke WATTS,   b. 12 Dec 1820, Radipole, Dorset, 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. Mar Q 1888, Weymouth Reg Dist, Dorset, 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 67 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Emma DUNNING,   b. Abt 1824, Weymouth, Dorset, 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. Jun Q 1895, Gravesend Reg Dist, 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  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married Jun Q 1849  Weymouth Reg Dist, Dorset, 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: Watts, Luke to Dunning, Elizabeth Emma q2 1849 Weymouth RD 8 293
    Family ID F9335  Family Group Page  |  Family Chart

    Family Frederick Arthur GOATHAM,   b. Sep Q 1853, Newington next Sittingbourne, 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. Jun Q 1927, Medway Reg Dist, 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  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married Dec Q 1876  Weymouth Reg Dist, Dorset, 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: Gotham, Frederick Arthur to WATTS, Elizabeth Harriet q4 1876 Weymouth RD 5a 760
    Children 2 children 
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F387  Family Group Page  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsChild - Erroll Cecil Frederick GOATHAM - 2 Oct 1877 - Croydon, Surrey, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Emmie Sibil GOATHAM - 20 Feb 1887 - Maidstone, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Sep 1912 - Grange Road Cemetery, Gillingham, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
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