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George Goulding - Severn fisherman

An old photo of George Oliver Goulding at Gatcombe

Above: George Oliver Goulding is second from the left. George was born in 1855 at Awre. Third from the left is Oliver Goulding.

Pamela added: "... My family, the Gouldings lived at Milcombe Head in 1891. My grandfather Oliver Goulding was born there! George Goulding, who lived in 'Milkham Head house' was a salmon fisherman with the Morse family".

George Goulding of Gatcombe with his granddaughter

Above; The girl in the photo is Beatrice Barbara Lane, born 1913 daughter of George's daughter Ethel. Ethel stayed in Blakeney and ran a little vegetable shop, mainly grown on her allotment. Assuming Beatrice is around 3 years old in the photo we can date it to c.1916.

A photo of George Goulding with his boat on the river Severn at Gatcombe'

Above: Another photo with George Goulding far left. The Severn Rail Bridge can be seen in the background.

Pam added: "... It may just mean something to someone, but my Mother Dorothy Goulding wrote on the back of photo with boat and men in macintoshes,these men had something to do with the discovery of Tutankhamuns tomb".

Kate Prince added: "... Boshie Goulding was also mentioned in a book called the Severn Tides by Brian Walters".

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