The Gover Family

A Family History

Albert Richard Gover

Was born on August 23rd 1899 in Portsea. He was baptised on September 1899 in St Marks Church, North End, Portsea, Hampshire, England. At the time of the baptism the family were living at 12 Havant Road, Portsea and his father was a Boilermaker.

In the census of 1901 Albert [1] was living with his parents, a sister and 4 brothers at 74 Seymour Street, Portsmouth.

During the census of 1911 Albert [11] was living with his parents Albert [57] and Ellen [54] and siblings William Arthur [24] and John Edmond [15] at 74 Seymour Street, Buckland, Portsmouth.

Albert married Violet Winifred VOKE nee SIMISTER on 26th March 1921.

Violet Winifred VOKE nee SIMISTER was born (16th January 1898?) during the 1st quarter of 1898 within the Portsea Island registration district.

During the census of 1901 Violet [3] was living with her parents, a brother and a sister at 186 Somers Road, Portsmouth.

Violet married a William P Voke during the 2nd quarter of 1918 within the Portsmouth registration district.

Albert died on 12th October 1960.

Violet died in 1978 during the 1st quarter within the Petersfield registration district.

Family Connections


Alfred Gover

Ellen Louisa Saxby

Violet Winifreds parents as yet unknown



Sidney George