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James Childs Gould

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1882 Born in Cardiff[1][2]

1901 Richard Gould 40, mason, lived in Cardiff, with Eliza Gould 39, James Gould 19, shipowners clerk, Alice Gould 15, Arthur Gould 9, Gertrude Gould 2[3]

1906 Married May B Flagg in USA

1920 Formation of Gould Steamships and Industrials

1920 James C. Gould and Walter T. Gould acquired a controlling interest in the Richardson, Duck and Co's yard.

1922 J.C. Gould was returned as MP for Cardiff Central; described as being one of the leading South Wales ship owners[4]

1925 Gould Steamships and Industrials put into liquidation

1939 James C Gould, Director of Engineering and Merchant Co., lived in Coulsdon with May F Gould, Elfryda Gould, Grace Gould, John O Gould[5]

1944 Died in Coulsdon[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1939 register
  3. 1901 census
  4. The Times, 16 November 1922
  5. 1939 register
  6. BMD