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EDGOOSE, James

Male 1883 - 1937  (53 years)


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  • Name EDGOOSE, James 
    Born 17 Sep 1883  Kirton, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 706 
    _UID 38426F7F99EE42C780EB8299E55AEB3DE507 
    Died 2 Feb 1937  Gosberton, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 5 Feb 1937  Gosberton, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I706  Edgoose
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2017 

    Father EDGOOSE, John William,   b. 7 Apr 1860, Skirbeck Quarter, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1943, Frampton, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother WOODS, Sarah Ann,   b. 14 Aug 1861, Kirton in Holland, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1945, Frampton, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 16 May 1883  Boston Register Office, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family LAMBLEY, Daisy,   b. 4 Apr 1893, Heckington, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1983, Spalding Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 17 Jan 1912  Kirton in Holland, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. EDGOOSE, John William,   b. 28 Apr 1912, Boston Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1990, Boston Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. EDGOOSE, Hilda,   b. 5 Sep 1914, Spalding Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. EDGOOSE, Walter,   b. 1917, Spalding Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1919, Gosberton, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     4. EDGOOSE, Gladys Lilian,   b. 5 Dec 1918, Gosberton, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 2007, Peterborough, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     5. EDGOOSE, Frederick James,   b. 15 Jul 1921, Spalding Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1988, Gosberton, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     6. EDGOOSE, Frank Herbert,   b. 30 Dec 1923, Gosberton, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 2013, Gosberton, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     7. EDGOOSE, Doris Ivy,   b. 15 Mar 1926, Spalding Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952, Boston Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     8. EDGOOSE, H.J.
     9. EDGOOSE, D.M.
     10. EDGOOSE, J.
     11. EDGOOSE, D.
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F546  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Historical Directories
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    JAMES EDGOOSE (1883-1937)

    Address: Gosberton, Spalding

    Occupation: blacksmith [?]

    Directory: Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire

    Date: 1919
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    The Directories 4146 Edgoose JamesEdgoose 706 1934 176.jpg
    JAS. EDGOOSE (1883-1937)

    Address: Risegate, Spalding

    Occupation:

    Directory: Kelly's Directory of Engineering, Hardware & Metal Trades

    Date: 1934

  • Notes 
    • JAMES EDGOOSE 1883-1937


      James EDGOOSE was born at Kirton-in-Holland, Lincolnshire, on 17 September 1883, son of John William and Sarah Ann EDGOOSE.
      (GRO December Q 1883 [WOODS] Boston 07A 393)
      John William EDGOOSE had married Sarah Ann WOODS at Boston, Lincolnshire, on 16 May 1883.

      James, son of John William and Sarah Ann EDGOOSE of Kirton was baptised at Kirton-inHolland, Lincolnshire, on 7 October 1883. His father's occupation was that of platelayer.
      (FreeReg)

      On 23 February 1901 he was apprenticed to John LANGLEY of Kirton-in-Holland for four years to learn blacksmithing. According to the apprenticeship indentures his wages were to be five shillings a week for the first year and six, eight, and ten shillings a week for the subsequent three years. He is listed as a blacksmith's apprentice of Kirton in the 1901 census.

      The 1901 census returns for Horseshoe Lane, Kirton, Lincolnshire:
      John W. EDGOOSE, head, aged 40, railway platelayer, born at Skirbeck;
      Sarah A. EDGOOSE, wife, aged 39, born at Kirton;
      John EDGOOSE, son, aged 19, agricultural labourer, born at Kirton;
      *James EDGOOSE, son, aged 17, blacksmith's apprentice, born at Kirton;
      Alice EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 13, born at Kirton;
      Fred EDGOOSE, son, aged 9, schoolboy, born at Kirton;
      Elizabeth EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 7, schoolgirl,born at Kirton;
      Harriet A. EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 4, schoolgirl, born at Kirton.
      (RG13/3040/55/10)
      The John EDGOOSE described as the 19 year old son of John EDGOOSE was John WOODS, a son of Sarah Ann WOODS before her marriage.

      On 8 June 1905 he witnessed the marriage of his sister Alice EDGOOSE to William WATTS of Kirton.
      (GRO June Q 1905 Boston 7a 1025)

      From the 1911 census of North End, Swineshead, Lincolnshire:
      John BLAND, head, aged 63, general farm labourer, born at Lingodell, Yorkshire;
      Hanny BLAND, wife, aged 42, married 11 years, 1 child, 1 living, born at Gosberton, Lincolnshire;
      Doris Mary BLAND, daughter, aged 2, born at Swineshead, Lincolnshire;
      *James EDGOOSE, boarder, aged 22, single, journeyman blacksmith, born at Kirton, Lincolnshire.
      (RG14/19564)

      James EDGOOSE married eighteen year old Daisy LAMBLEY at Kirton-in-Holland, Lincolnshire, on 17 January 1912. She was from Kirton, the daughter of Charles William LAMBLEY, farm labourer, and Fanny nee WALTON. James was described as a 28 year old bachelor, a blacksmith of Kirton, and son of John EDGOOSE, a cottager. Witnesses were John EDGOOSE and Harriet Annie EDGOOSE, probably his father and sister.
      (GRO March Q 1912 Boston 7a 539)
      (FreeReg)

      Their son John William EDGOOSE was born on 28 April 1912.

      Their daughter Hilda EDGOOSE was born on 5 September 1914.

      Their son Walter EDGOOSE was born in 1917. He died in 1919.

      James Edgoose was a master blacksmith at Gosberton, Lincolnshire. He was described as such on his son Walter's death certificate. The Gosberton burial register gives his deceased son's address as Willow Cottage, Gosberton.
      James EDGOOSE, blacksmith, Gosberton, is listed in Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919.

      Other children were:
      Gladys L. EDGOOSE (1918-2007)
      Frederick James EDGOOSE (1921-1988)
      Frank Herbert EDGOOSE, born 1924
      Doris Ivy EDGOOSE (1926-1952)
      Harold Joseph EDGOOSE, born 1928
      Daisy Mary EDGOOSE, born 1930
      Janet EDGOOSE, born 1933
      Derek EDGOOSE, born 1935

      He died at Swindon Cottages, Gosberton, on 2 February 1937 aged 52. He was in fact 53 years old. F. BAKER of Woodbine Cottage, Gosberton, was present when he died.
      (GRO March Q 1937 Spalding 7a 561)

      James EDGOOSE of Swinton [sic] Cottages was buried at Gosberton Cemetery on 5 February 1837. There is a gravestone.


      (revised 10.08.2013)