The Gover Family

A Family History

Arthur Gover

Was born on 28th January 1882 in the Portsea district.

On the 5th April 1891 in the census Arthurs ocuaption was given as SCHOLAR, he was living with his parents and 3 brothers at 32 Jersey Road, Portsea.

In the census on 31st March 1901 his occupaton was given as TRAMWAY CONDUCTOR and he was still living with his parents and brothers this time at 72 Langley Road, Portsmouth.

Arthur married Ella Gertrude Hawkes during the 2nd quarter of 1905 within the Portsmouth registration district.

Ella Gertrude Hawkes - was born on 6th July 1887 - no further information currently available.

During the census of 1911 Arthur [29] a Tramway Conductor was living with his wife Ella [26] and son Arthur Reginald [5] at 11 Vernon Road, Copnor, Portsmouth.

On 29th September 1939 Arthur [57] a Motor Bus Cleaner and Ella [52] Unpaid Domestic Duties were living with their son Albert [27] a Concrete Mixer Heavy Worker were living at 70 Dartmouth Road, Portsmouth C.B.

Family Connections


William Gover

Susannah Taylor


Arthur Reginald

Albert L