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John Gouldthorp
Sarah Boothroyd
Richard Gouldthorpe
(ca. 1771-1812)
Ann Mackenzie
(Abt 1773-1843)
Amelia Gouldthorp


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Amelia Gouldthorp

  • Born: 1 Oct 1803, Quay Meeting House-Independent, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England
  • Died: 11 Jul 1863, 4 Harriett Cottages, Lansdowne Rd, Dalston, Middlesex, England at age 59

bullet   Cause of her death was Serious Apoplexy.

bullet   Other names for Amelia were Amelia Agnes Gouldthorp and Amelia Agnes Goulthorpe.


bullet  General Notes:

In the 1841 Census she is aged 35 living with her mother at Royal Hill Greenwich.

In Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent there is a record as follows in the list of Traders:

Gouldthorp, Miss Amelia A., establishment for young ladies, Royal Hill

Source: http://kentvillages.com/Greenwich/traders3.shtml

In 1861 she is aged 54, born Suffolk, Woodbridge, and an unmarried School Mistress living at 23 Circus Street, Greenwich. She has a 74 year old female boarder living there and 7 young ladies aged between 3 and 20, all scholars and presumably her students. There is also a servant girl aged 20 and living there too.

She died in 1863 leaving an estate valued at less than GBP200. She was "formerly of Circus Street and late of 11 Burnley St Greenwich" who died a Spinster 11 July 1863. The Executrix of her estate was one Sarah Ann Gouldthorp of Greenwich, her niece married to William Gouldthorp, who had a daughter named after Amelia.

On her death certificate she is incorrectly named as Agnes Amelia, age 69 years but this is corrected in the margin to Amelia Agnes, aged 58 years. Although named as such she is simply named as Amelia on her baptism record.

bullet  Medical Notes:

The informant was A. Isnard who was present at her death, his/her residence was Lansdowne Rd, Dalston where Amelia died.


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

She worked as a Governess at the time of her death on 11 Jul 1863 in Middlesex, England.

She resided at the time of her death on 11 Jul 1863 in 11 Burney St, Greenwich, Kent, England.

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