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George Henry Gooch

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George Henry Gooch (1820-1900) of Lintz Colliery.

1820 September 16th. Born in Bedlington the son of John Gooch of Bedlington and his wife Anna the daughter of Thomas Longridge of Newcastle.

1851 Living at Mount Pleasant, Great Crosby, Lancashire (age 30 born Bedlington), Civil Engineer [1]

Married 22 July, 1862, Clara the widow of Thomas Wallis, and 5th daughter of John Fenwick, of North Shields

1871 Living at Leazes Hall, Tanfield, Durham (age 50 born Bedlington), Civil Engineer and Colliery Manager. With his wife Clara (age 50 born N. Shields) and his adopted daughter Ellen G. H. D. Gooch (age 6 born N. Shields). Also his sister-in-law Ellen Fenwick (age 44 born N. Shields), unmarried. Plus three servants. [2]

1881 Living at Leazes Hall, Tanfield, Durham (age 60 born Bedlington), Colliery Manager and Civil Engineer. With his wife Clara (age 60 born N. Shields). Also a visitor and three servants. [3]

1883 Creditor of the Maryport Hematite Iron Co [4]

Died 15 January 1900. Late of Lipwood House, Haydon Bridge. Died at his residence Percy Park, Tynemouth. For 30 years manager of the Lintz Colliery. [5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1871 Census
  3. 1881 Census
  4. The Newcastle Courant, Friday, January 19, 1883
  5. The Newcastle Weekly Courant, Saturday, January 27, 1900