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Wordless Wednesday – Lilian St John

Born 1885, married Walter Frederick Golesworthy 1905, died 1969, worked as a seamstress.

Wedding Wednesday – Golesworthy and Dearing

The wedding of Frederick Arthur Golesworthy to Ada Dearing in 1932 in Hackney, London. From left to right: Bridesmaid (unknown), Charles Leonard Reuby, Frederick Arthur Golesworthy, Ada May Dearing, possibly the bride’s father, Lilian May Golesworthy. The child is unknown. Fred died only ten years later, when his ship HMS Arethusa¬†was torpedoed escorting a convoy … Continue reading

Matrilinial Monday – Lilian Golesworthy

Lilian May Golesworthy was my husband’s mother. She was born on 5 April 1909, in Holborn, London, UK, and died in Ringwood, Hampshire on 4 February 1976 aged only 66 years. Her parents were Walter Frederick Golesworthy and Lilian St John. In 1935 she married Charles Leonard Reuby in Hackney, London, UK. They had two … Continue reading

Golesworthy Update

For those who think I’ve already broken my resolution, you’re wrong. I haven’t posted much for several days as I’ve been adding in the Golesworthy data sent to me by a member of another branch of my husband’s family. Like my father, he has also spent over 40 years researching his family, and has got … Continue reading

A Glut of Golesworthy’s

Thanks to an incredibly generous distant relative by marriage (he and my husband share a great-grand-father) who has been researching the Golesworthy family for 40 years, and who has shared relevant research with me, I have added three generations to that part of the tree, and corrected an error that I’d made with a marriage. … Continue reading