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Gofton of Monkseaton Tynemouth, anywhere in Northumberland
« on: Thursday 26 November 09 20:14 GMT (UK) »
Hi everyone,
One of my family trees is the Gofton family in Northumberland.

My great grandfather Thomas Dutton Gofton was born 1884 in Tynemouth.  I have him on a census in 1911 living with Thomas Thompson Gofton as a lodger in Liverpool but I think they were related, either uncle or cousin.

Thomas Thompson Gofton (1873ish) is related to Richard Alder Gofton (1841ish), son and father.  Thomas Thompson Gofton's birthplace is New Brunswick in Canada.  I have him and Richard Alder Gofton on a uk census in 1881 in Northumberland and then again in a uk census in 1891.

I am unable to identify Thomas Dutton's father.  He could have been called John Gofton and was married to Jane Anne Kay.

I would love to hear from anyone also looking for Goftons.

Paul
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Breen (Omagh, Tyrone)
Gofton (Northumberland)
Miller (upto 1880s Clones, Monaghan, from 1880s Sancton and Market Weighton, Yorkshire)
Donnelly (Collegeland, Armagh/Tyrone)

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Re: Gofton of Monkseaton Tynemouth, anywhere in Northumberland
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 26 November 09 20:56 GMT (UK) »
Hi Paul

I am not researching Goftons but have you seen the 1891 census?

There is a Thomas Dutton Gofton staying with grandfather Thomas Thompson. There is a son in law Robert Goften who is a widower. The reference number is

RG12; Piece: 4230; Folio 119; Page 18

Could he be your Thomas Dutton?

Evie
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Re: Gofton of Monkseaton Tynemouth, anywhere in Northumberland
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 26 November 09 21:06 GMT (UK) »
Hi Paul

If this is your Thomas, Robert Gofton married Mary Ann Thompson 1880 Q3 Tynemouth, 19b 232

Mary Ann Gofton died 1889 Q3, Tynemouth aged 32, 10b 148

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Swallow, Boid, W Yorks
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Re: Gofton of Monkseaton Tynemouth, anywhere in Northumberland
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 26 November 09 21:17 GMT (UK) »
Hi

It looks like Robert and Richard Alder Gofton were brothers. On the 1851 census on Ancestry there has been a transcription correction by a person although they do not state their interest

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Swallow, Boid, W Yorks
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Re: Gofton of Monkseaton Tynemouth, anywhere in Northumberland
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 26 November 09 23:26 GMT (UK) »
Evie,
  thank you that is great.  I am a bit of a novice so I am not so adept at joining them up at the moment.
They definitely look like father and son.  Using familysearch how do I specify a folio?
Thanks
Paul
McGrath (Mitchelstown, Cork and Manchester)
Armstrong (Ballinamallard, Fermanagh)
Breen (Omagh, Tyrone)
Gofton (Northumberland)
Miller (upto 1880s Clones, Monaghan, from 1880s Sancton and Market Weighton, Yorkshire)
Donnelly (Collegeland, Armagh/Tyrone)

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Re: Gofton of Monkseaton Tynemouth, anywhere in Northumberland
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 26 November 09 23:30 GMT (UK) »
Okay 1891 isnt on familysearch yet.  I do have some credits on ancestry, I'll have a look there.
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Paul
McGrath (Mitchelstown, Cork and Manchester)
Armstrong (Ballinamallard, Fermanagh)
Breen (Omagh, Tyrone)
Gofton (Northumberland)
Miller (upto 1880s Clones, Monaghan, from 1880s Sancton and Market Weighton, Yorkshire)
Donnelly (Collegeland, Armagh/Tyrone)

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Re: Gofton of Monkseaton Tynemouth, anywhere in Northumberland
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 26 November 09 23:50 GMT (UK) »
Paul

It's a bit late now for me but if you wish I can get the details tommorrow for you, let me know whether you have seen it or not.

Evie
Booth, Hornsby, Northumberland & Durham
Jackson, Northumberland & Durham
Douthwaite, N Yorks & Durham
Geldard, N Yorks
Ward, Cheshire & W Yorks
Swallow, Boid, W Yorks
Kirby, Lowe, Studholme, Geary, Emery, Baldock

census info is Crown Copyright from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

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Re: Gofton of Monkseaton Tynemouth, anywhere in Northumberland
« Reply #7 on: Friday 27 November 09 13:43 GMT (UK) »
Evie,
  sorry I cannot find the record.  I am using thegenealogist.co.uk and I've searched for Thomas Thompson.  The RGs are all RG11 and the Pieces are all in the 5000s.
  Any ideas?
Thanks
Paul

Hi Paul

I am not researching Goftons but have you seen the 1891 census?

There is a Thomas Dutton Gofton staying with grandfather Thomas Thompson. There is a son in law Robert Goften who is a widower. The reference number is

RG12; Piece: 4230; Folio 119; Page 18

Could he be your Thomas Dutton?

Evie
McGrath (Mitchelstown, Cork and Manchester)
Armstrong (Ballinamallard, Fermanagh)
Breen (Omagh, Tyrone)
Gofton (Northumberland)
Miller (upto 1880s Clones, Monaghan, from 1880s Sancton and Market Weighton, Yorkshire)
Donnelly (Collegeland, Armagh/Tyrone)

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Re: Gofton of Monkseaton Tynemouth, anywhere in Northumberland
« Reply #8 on: Friday 27 November 09 14:04 GMT (UK) »
Evie,
  I have found Richard Alder Gofton with his wife and children , Thomas Thompson Gofton being one but I cannot find Robert Gofton living with father in law Thomas Thompson.
P.
McGrath (Mitchelstown, Cork and Manchester)
Armstrong (Ballinamallard, Fermanagh)
Breen (Omagh, Tyrone)
Gofton (Northumberland)
Miller (upto 1880s Clones, Monaghan, from 1880s Sancton and Market Weighton, Yorkshire)
Donnelly (Collegeland, Armagh/Tyrone)