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Mary Ellen Goater

#19376, b. 20 June 1906
Last Edited=11 Dec 2007
     Mary Ellen Goater was born on 20 June 1906 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.1 She married Hugh Benjamin Morgan.1

Child of Mary Ellen Goater and Hugh Benjamin Morgan

  • Hugh Garwyn Morgan

Sources of Information

  1. [S19464] Emails between William Francis Newman and Jan Cooper from 10 December 2007.

Jane Cooper

#19377, b. 17 December 1908, d. August 1989
Last Edited=16 Dec 2007
     Jane Cooper was born on 17 December 1908 in Halstow, Sittingbourne, Kent, England.1,2 She was the daughter of James Cooper and Harriett Kemsley. She was baptised on 17 January 1909 in Bobbing, Kent, England.1 Jane spent her working life in service. For many years she was housekeeper to the Geering family in Ashford Kent. She never married.1 Jane died in August 1989 in Ashford, Kent, England, aged 80.1,3

Sources of Information

  1. [S19464] Emails between William Francis Newman and Jan Cooper from 10 December 2007.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1909/Q1 Milton Volume 2a Page 988.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - August 1989 Ashford Volume No 16 Page 118 Reg No 889.

Florence Helen Stiff

#19378, b. 24 May 1906, d. 1940
Last Edited=29 Nov 2012
     Florence Helen Stiff was born on 24 May 1906 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Charles Edward Stiff and Louisa Marie Pratt.3 It is believed that Helen as she was called had her name changed when she was adopted to Lyons.1 Charles Edward Stiff and Louisa Marie Stiff emigrated on 19 March 1908 aboard the Allan Line Steamship Co Ltd called
Corsican bound for St John Nb, Canada from Liverpool.4 She married James Edward Cooper, son of James Cooper and Harriett Kemsley, on 1 December 1932 in United Church of Canada, Naramata, British Columbia, Canada, after a licence number 6304B was issued. The ceremony was witnessed by Alice W Cross and Selwyn Arthur Stainforth.1 She died in late 1940's.1,5

Children of Florence Helen Stiff and James Edward Cooper

  • Frances Helen Cooper
  • John Arthur Cooper1
  • Harriet Louise Cooper1

Sources of Information

  1. [S19464] Emails between William Francis Newman and Jan Cooper from 10 December 2007.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1906/Q2 Ipswich Volume 4a Page 1048.
  3. [S207] E-mails between Elizabeth and Jan Cooper 28 January 2008.
  4. [S40000] Website www.findmypast.com - passenger lists.
  5. [S19579] Pamela Jean Heyman, Water under the Bridge (Part one: The Early Years),.

unnamed Gardner1

#19393, b. 1960, d. 1960
Last Edited=11 Dec 2007
     unnamed died in 1960.1 He was born in 1960.1 He was the son of Antonius Gardner and Harriet Louise Cooper.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S19464] Emails between William Francis Newman and Jan Cooper from 10 December 2007.

William Windley1

#19399, b. 1984, d. 1984
Last Edited=11 Dec 2007
     William died in 1984 in British Columbia, Canada.1 He was born in 1984 in British Columbia, Canada.1 He was the son of William Gilford Windley and Harriet Louise Cooper.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S19464] Emails between William Francis Newman and Jan Cooper from 10 December 2007.

Edward Cooper1

#19400, b. 2 July 1840, d. 13 April 1927
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Edward Cooper was born on 2 July 1840 in Milton, Sittingbourne, Kent, England.1,2 He was the son of Edward Cooper and Mary Marsh.1 He was baptised on 2 August 1840 in Milton, Sittingbourne, Kent, England.1 In the census of 6 June 1841 in Kemsey Down, Milton, Sittingbourne, Kent, England, he was listed as the son of Edward Cooper.3 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Funton Farm Cottages, Iwade, Kent, England, he was listed as the son of Edward Cooper Edward was a scholar.4 He married Jane Lockyer, daughter of Raynard Lockyer and Frances Epps, on 10 November 1860 in All Saints, Iwade, Sittingbourne, Kent, England, after banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Robert and Alice Kite. Edward was described as a labourer.1,5 Edward was listed as the head of the family on the census of 7 April 1861 in Blue Houses, Milton, Kent, England, Edward was a market gardener.6 Edward was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in 4 Bryants Cottages, Kent Green, Bobbing, Kent, England, Edward was a fruiterer.7 Edward was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 3 April 1881 in 1 Blue Houses, Milton, Kent, England, Edward was a potato merchant.8 Edward was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 5 April 1891 in Stickfast, Bobbing, Kent, England, Edward was a farmer.9 Edward was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in Stickfast Farm, Bobbing, Kent, England, Edward was a farmer.10 His wife Jane died on 15 October 1908 in Cambra Farm, Stickford Lane, Bobbing, Kent, England, aged 64 Family oral tradition says that Jane died of septacemia after having a corn trimmed by her husband with a razor. Her death certificate would seem to agree with this. However, it also says that she was suffering from diabetes. This can lead to gangrene in the lower limbs.1,11 Edward was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in Cambra Farm, Stickford Lane, Bobbing, Kent, England, Edward was a farmer living with his three daughters in his nine roomed farm.12 Edward died on 13 April 1927 in "Allports Bungelow", Westbere, Sturry, Canterbury, Kent, England, aged 86 from senile decay.1,13

Children of Edward Cooper and Jane Lockyer

Sources of Information

  1. [S19464] Emails between William Francis Newman and Jan Cooper from 10 December 2007.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1840/Q3 Milton Volume 5 Page 346.
  3. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 474/10 Folio 30 Page 5.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1627 Folio 462 Page 2.
  5. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1860/Q4 Milton Volume 2a Page 1155.
  6. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 528 Folio 192 Page 4.
  7. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 981 Folio 18 Page 4.
  8. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 974 Folio 6 Page 4.
  9. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 716 Folio 17 Page 9.
  10. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 807 Folio 24 Page 17.
  11. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate 1908/Q4 Milton Volume 2a Page 561 age 64.
  12. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 4418 RG78 Piece 181 Registration District 61 Sub District 1 Enumeration District 2 Scheule Number 104.
  13. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate 1927/Q2 Blean Volume 2a Page 1085 age 86.