Butcher, Harriett[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female 1850 - 1923  (72 years)


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  • Name Butcher, Harriett 
    Born 18 Nov 1850  Washington, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 Jul 1923  Camberwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Washington Churchyard, Washington, West Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I726  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2016 

    Family Golds, John Henry,   b. 13 Sep 1852, Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1922, Crown Inn Dial Post, West Grinstead, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married Jul 1874  Thakeham, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Golds, Harry,   b. Dec 1876, Washington, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1915, On board HMS Formidable Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)
     2. Golds, Ruth,   b. Dec 1877, Washington, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Golds, George William,   b. 14 Jul 1880, Washington, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1941, Hailsham, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F522  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 174897 Petty Officer 1st Class HARRY GOLDS, of H.M.S. "Formidable." Died aged 38 years.
      Native of Washington, Sussex.
      HMS Formidable was torpedoed twice by the German submarine U-24 and sunk. The ship's Captain, Loxley remained on the bridge along with his Fox terrier Bruce, calmly overseeing the evacuation of the ship. The total loss of life of Formidable was 35 officers (including Captain Loxley) and 512 men out of a total complement of 780. Formidable was the third British battleship to be sunk, and the second to be sunk by enemy action, during the First World War. The body of Captain Loxley's dog, Bruce, a war dog, washed ashore and was buried in a marked grave in Abbotsbury Gardens in Dorset.Commemorated on Panel 9 of the Chatham Naval Memorial, and also on the West Grinstead War Memorial.

  • Sources 
    1. [S190] 1881 England Census.

    2. [S189] 1891 England Census.

    3. [S252] 1901 England Census.

    4. [S1879] 1911 England Census.

    5. [S195] Death.

    6. [S188] Marriage.


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