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Folk Biography Information

Folk Biography Information

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NameCouling, George
Date of Birth1859
Location/CommunityKempsford
NotesListed by Alfred Williams as G Couling. George and Lot Couling may well be cousins.

Birth / baptism
Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Cirencester, 1859, Jan Feb Mar, Vol. 6a, p 330;
Kempsford, Gloucestershire, 24 January, 1859 [AB].

Marriage
Gloucestershire, Cirencester, 1880, Oct Nov Dec, Vol 6a, page 701, George Couling married Annie Townsend.

Date and place of death / burial
Wiltshire, Swindon, 1933, Vol. 5a, p 21, age, 76;
9 October, 1933 [AB].

Williams / others notes
Carpenter [AB].

Kellys Swindon and District Directory for 1926 shows a G Couling living at 109 Beatrice Street, Swindon. A check on microfilm at the Swindon Local Studies Library show that he lived there from 1915 - 1926. [2009/02/04] [CDW]
Census InformationCensus 1911
Place of birth, Gloucestershire, c. 1861, age, 50; address, 109 Beatrice Street, Swindon; occupation, railway wagon builder; living with wife, Annie, age, 51; place of birth, Castle Eaton, Wiltshire; son, John Henry, age, 28; place of birth, Kempsford; occupation, railway wagon builder; son, Charles, age, 26; place of birth, Kempsford; occupation, railway wagon builder; son, Isaac George, age, 19; place of birth, Swindon, occupation, railway porter; daughter, Mary Elizabeth, age, 15; place of birth, Swindon; occupation, dress making learning.

Census 1901
Listed as George Cowling. Place of birth, Kempsford, Gloucestershire, c. 1861, age, 40; address, 38 Cricklade Road, Swindon; occupation, carpenter; living with, wife, Hannah, 41, place of birth, Castle Eaton, Wiltshire; son, John H., age, 19, carpenters apprentice, place of birth, Kempsford; son, Charles, age, 17, carpenters apprentice, place of birth, Kempsford; son, Isaac G, age, 8, place of birth, Swindon; daughter, Mary E., age, 5, place of birth, Swindon.

Census 1891
Listed as George Cowling. Place of birth, Kempsford, Gloucestershire, c. 1861, age, 30; address, 107 Cricklade Road, Gorse Hill, Swindon; occupation, railway wagon builder; living with, wife, Hannah, age, 31, place of birth, Castle Eaton, Wiltshire; son, James H., age, 10; scholar, place of birth, Fairford; son, Charles, age, 8, born Fairford.

Census 1881
Place of birth, Kempsford, Gloucestershire; c. 1859; age, 22; address, in village, Kempsford; occupation, carpenter; living with, wife, Annie; age 22; place of birth, Cricklade, Wiltshire.

Census 1871
Listed as George Cowling. Place of birth, Kempsford, Gloucestershire; c. 1859; age, 12; scholar; living with, father, Isaac, age, 37; place of birth, Kempsford; occupation, carpenter; mother, Mary, age, 34; place of birth, Kempsford; sister, Elizabeth, age, 10; scholar; sister, Mary Jane, age 7; scholar; brother, Isaac, age 3; brother, Philip; age, 1; place of birth all siblings, Kempsford.

Census 1861
Place of birth, Kempsford, Gloucestershire; c. 1859; age, 2; address, in village, Kempsford; living with father, Isaac, Age, 27; place of birth, Kempsford; occupation, carpenter; mother, Mary, age, 24; place of birth, Kempsford; sister, Elizabeth, age, 7 months; place of birth, Kempsford.
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