Elizabeth GOTHAM

Female 1797 - 1830  (~ 32 years)    Has 12 ancestors and 9 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Elizabeth GOTHAM 
    Relationshipwith Andrew GOTHAM
    Born 2 Nov 1797 
    • Date in baptism register
    Baptised 3 Nov 1797  St. James’ Church, West Teignmouth, Devon, 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 
    • Img on FMP
    Gender Female 
    Buried 27 Mar 1830  St. Nectan’s Church, Ashcombe, Devon, 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 PR entry (image on FMP, viewed 18 Dec 2014)
      "1830. Elisabeth Bussell No. 80., abode: Broomhouse, When buried: March 27th., Age: 32 years., By whom the ceremony was performed: W: H: Palk Rector."
    Person ID I713  Gothams | Devon: Teignmouth family of mariners
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2017 

    Father Nathaniel GOTHAM,   c. 30 Jan 1757, St. James’ Church, West Teignmouth, Devon, 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,   bur. 9 Dec 1834, St. James’ Church, West Teignmouth, Devon, 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 ~ 77 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth WHIDBORNE,   b. 2 Mar 1768,   bur. 2 Aug 1824, St. James’ Church, West Teignmouth, Devon, 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 ~ 56 years) 
    Marriage License 7 Feb 1791 
    Allegation 
    • From licence allegation (image on FamilySearch, viewed 3 Apr 2018)
    Married 28 Feb 1791  St. Gregory the Great’s Church, Dawlish, Devon, 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  [1
    • Which Nathaniel married Elizabeth - this one or the one baptised in 1757?
      I have now found plenty of evidence pointing to it being this Nathaniel who married Elizabeth Whidborne; I think it was this Nathaniel because:
      - of the names Nathaniel and Elizabeth gave their sons - the Christian names being the same as those found in this Nathaniel's family and this Nathaniel's maternal grandfather being named 'Nathaniel Harris' the name of the couples first son;
      - of the social standing of this Nathaniel's family - appears more in line with Elizabeth's;
      - this Nathaniel's sister Martha married Elizabeth's brother Richard so the families were clearly in contact;
      - a number of members of this Nathaniel's siblings families moved to the Liverpool area, like his son Thomas (though the other Nathaniel's great nephew probably died in Liverpool too, so can't attach much weight to this);
      - Thomas Gotham, father of this Nathaniel, had a grandson Thomas (named in his will); I don't know who this would be if the family were that of the other Nathaniel.
    Children 6 children 
    Family ID F39    |  Family Chart

    Family William BUSSELL,   b. Abt 1797, Mamhead, Devon, 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. 22 May 1857, St. Thomas Reg Dist, Exeter, Devon, 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 ~ 60 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1824  St. James’ Church, West Teignmouth, Devon, 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 DFHS index, PR entry not yet seen, and from banns entry (image of banns on FMP, viewed 18 Dec 2014)
      Details from BT entry (image on FamilySearch, viewed 9 Oct 2016)
      "William Bussell of this Parish
      and Elizabeth Gotham of this Parish
      were married in this Church by Banns with Consent of
      this Sixteenth Day of
      December in the Year one Thousand eight Hundred and twenty four
      By me Tho Westcott Offg. Minister
      This Marriage was solemnized between us Wm. Bussell, Elizabeth Gotham
      In the Presence of Nicholas Stambury Tarr, Elizabeth Thuluines, G Daimond
      No. 179."
    Children 2 children 
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F6505    |  Family Chart

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    1. [S20] Devon Parish Registers - Dawlish, St. Gregory the Great (Dawlish, Devon, England), (brightsolid online publishing limited. FindMyPast. findmypast.co.uk : 2014.), Marriage of Nathaniel GOTHAM to Elizabeth WHIDBORNE; accessed 6 Sep 2014 (Reliability: 3).

      "No 65 Nathaniel Gotham of the Parish of West Teignmouth
      Mariner & Elizabeth Whidborne of this Parish Spinster were
      Married in this Church by Licence
      this twenty eighth Day of February in the Year One thousand seven Hundred
      and ninety one By me William Short Junr
      This Marriage was solemnized between us Nathaniel Gotham, Elizabeth Whidborne
      In the Presence of Rid Whidborne, Joanna Whidborne"
      (on page 17, under heading '[The Year 1791]')
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