Sarah Ann (1) Hogger


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Sarah Ann (1) Hogger was born in 1842 to parents James (3) Hogger and his wife Sarah (nee) Snell [Birth Index: Cosford XII 340, 1842 (June)]. She was christened on August 7th 1842 at Lavenham [PR: Cosford DB].

The 1851 Census finds her living with her parents in Church Street, Lavenham.

The 1861 Census finds her at age "18" living with her parents in Church Street where she was occupied as a dressmaker.

In 1868 she married a carpenter and builder William Thomas Goold [Marriage Index: Cosford 4a 735, 1868 (Sept)]. They married on September 10th 1868 at Lavenham; he was born in Ipswich to parents William Goold and his wife Harriet (nee) Turner [Birth Index: Ipswich 12 321, 1847 (Sept)], and was christened on November 7th 1847 at Lavenham [PR: Cosford DB].

The 1871 Census finds her with William and their 3-months-old daughter Ada Wells living in the High Street, Lavenham. She was occupied as a dressmaker, and William as a carpenter and joiner.

The 1881 Census finds the family living at Head Street Cottage in Brent Eleigh. Also present was a visitor Edith E. Hoggar (sic) aged "14" who was (allegedly) born at Lavenham and whose connection is unknown. No trace of this child, at any age, has been found in any other source.

The 1891 Census finds the family at Carpenter's House, Street Cottages in Brent Eleigh.

The 1901 Census finds the family at the Cock Inn in Brent Eleigh where William Thomas was occupied as a carpenter, blacksmith and innkeeper.

It is not yet known where or when she or her husband died.

Her children by William Thomas Goold

  1. Ada Wells Goold - [Birth Index: Cosford 4a 451, 1870 (Dec)] - christened December 4th 1870
  2. Florence Anna Goold - [Birth Index: Cosford 4a 506, 1875 (March)] - christened April 4th 1875
  3. William James Goold - [Birth Index: Cosford 4a 531, 1879 (Sept)] - christened August 3rd 1879
  4. Norah Emmeline Goold - [Birth Index: Cosford 4a 636, 1884 (March)] - christened April 20th 1884
  5. Lilian Sarah Goold - [Birth Index: Cosford 4a 684, 1885 (March)] - christened April 5th 1885
  6. Arthur Thomas H. Goold - [Birth Index: Cosford 4a 673, 1887 (March)] - christened April 10th 1887
  7. and possibly others ...

The first two children above were christened at Lavenham and all the others at Brent Eleigh [PR: Cosford DB].