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Nathaniel Gould 1856-1941

Nathaniel Gould
Born: 1856 Macclesfield, South Australia
Died: 1941 Naracoorte, South Australia
William Gould 1819-1876
Harriet Grace 1821-1888
Edmund Gould 1851-1895
Charles Gould 1853-1889
William Gould 1854-1924
Mary Elizabeth Gould 1858-1859
Gilbert Gould 1860-1861
Christine Margaret McLachlan 1861-1928
Christina Harriet Gould 1882-1964
Nathaniel John Gould 1890-1961

Nathaniel Gould was born on 6 September 1856 at Macclesfield in South Australia, the son of William Gould and his wife nee Harriet Grace.

He died on 11 June 1941 in Naracoorte in South Australia, and was buried there on 12 June 1941 (1).

On 27 April 1881 he married Christine Margaret McLachlan, daughter of John and Christine McLachlan in the residence of Mrs. Melbourne in Naracoorte. She was born on 24 May 1861. She died on 16 November 1928 in Naracoorte, and was buried there on 17 November 1928 (2).

Nathaniel and Christine Gould had the following children:

Christina Harriet Gould 1882-1964. She was born on 10 March 1882 in the homestead of Joyce, South Australia. She died on 9 July 1964 in Naracoorte, and was buried there (3).

Nathaniel John Gould. He was born on 12 March 1890 in the homestead of Joyce, South Australia. He served in the First World War in Gallipoli, and afterwards in France as a stretcher bearer. He was awarded the Military Medal on 21 September 1916 (4). On 13 December 1919 he married Ethel K. Sinclair, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Sinclair of Spotswood, Victoria, and died in 1961 in Munro, Victoria.


(1) "The death has occurred during the week in Narracoorte of Mr. Nathaniel Gould an old and respected resident. The deceased was a retired employee of the permanent way department of the SA railways. An obituary will appear in an early issue. Narracoorte Herald 13 June 1941. [[The obituary appeared in the newspaper on 4 July 1941.]
(2) "Death - Gould - At Narracoorte, Friday, November 16, Christina Margaret Gould, beloved wife of Nat Gould, aged 67 years." Narracoorte Herald 20 November 1928; "Death of Mrs. N. Gould... Mrs. Gould wife of Mr. Nat Gould died..." Chronicle 24 November 1928.
(3) "Death - Gould - On July 9 at the Narracoorte Hospital, Christina Harriet (Popsy) of Fern Street Narracoorte. Loved daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Gould. Age 82 years." Advertiser dated 10 July 1964.
(4) London Gazette 21 September 1916 Issue 29758 page 9205.