The Gover Family

A Family History

Annie Louisa Gover

Was born on 27th September 1880 in the Portsea district.

On the 3rd April 1881 in the census she was living with her parents and 2 sisters at 8 Arnaud Street, Portsea, aged 6 months.

In the census on 5th April 1891 Annie was living at 2 Croft Road, Portsea with her parents, 3 sisters and 2 brothers.

In the census of 1901 Annies occupation is given as DOMESTIC SERVANT - the address is not very clear but looks like Mineral Water Wks ??? Rd (??? Lodge)

Annie married Alexander Wyper during the September quarter of 1904 in the Portsmouth registration district.

Alexander Wyper - was born on 22nd November 1879 - no further information known at present.

During the census of 1911 Annie [30] was living with her husband Alexander [29] whose occupation was given as Navy and chuildren Annie Louisa [6], Alexander [4] and Mary Martha [6 months] at 193 Sultan Road, Portsmouth.

On 29th September 1939 Alexander [59] a Cooper Naval Stores Department HM Dockyard and Annie [58] Unpaid Domestic Duties and children Robert 25 a Marker Corset Trade and Vera [19] Sewing Machinist Corset Trade were living at 193 Sultan Road, Portsmouth C.B. Also in the household was an Edward F Volter [32].

Annie died during the 1st quarter of 1955 within the Portsmouth registration.

Alexander died during the 1st quarter of 1959 within the Portsmouth registration district.

Family Connections


Afred Gover

Ellen Louisa Saxby


Annie Louisa


Martha Mary

Robert E