The Gover Family

A Family History

Eliza Gover

Was born about 1803 in Bedhampton, Hampshire. She was baptised on 24th April 1803 in the parish of Hambledon.

Eliza married Richard WOODS on 21st June 1821 at St Thomas' Church, Bedhampton. The marriage was witnessed by Thomas PANNELL and Jane GOVER.

St Thomas' Bedhampton

Richard WOODS was born in 1793 in Bishopstoke, Hampshire. He was baptised on 28th February 1793 in the parish of Bishopstoke.

During the census of 1841 Richard [45] and Eliza [35] were living in Bedhampton in the County of Southampton with their children ????niel [15], Francis [10], Selina [6] and Emily [4].

In the census on 30th March 1851 Richard and Eliza were living in Bedhampton with their daughter Emily. Richards occupation was given as MILLER and Eliza and Emily were both listed as DRESSMAKERS.

On the 7th April 1861 Richard and Eliza were living in Rumber Street, Frant, Ticehurst, Sussex. Richards occupation is now listed as RETIRED MILLER.

In the census on 2nd April 1871 they were both living at 5 Birling Cottages, Frant Road, Sussex. On this occasion Richards occupation was given as FORMERLY BAKER AND MILLER.

On the 3rd April 1881 Richard and Eliza were living at 22 Birling Cottages, Frant Road, Frant, Sussex, and Richards occupation had reverted to that of RETIRED MILLER.

Richard died at the age of 90 in the Ticehurst registration district during the 4th quarter of 1882.

Eliza died at the age of  84 in the Ticehurst registration district during the 2nd quarter of  1887.

Family Connections

Parents:

John Gover

Hannah Bridger

William Woods

Mary ???

Children:

????niel

Francis

Selina

Emily