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William Gorham, solicitor, son of William Gorham and Mary Gorham
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William Gorham was born in 1816 at Penshurst, the second son of William and Mary Gorham. In 1923 his widowed mother and her family moved to Tonbridge where William was educated and in 1831 he entered the office of Mr John Carnell, solicitor. When William qualified he became a partner of the firm 'Carnell and Groham'. William became Clerk to the Medway Compnay, Clerk to the Turnpike Trustees and Secretary to the Tonbridge Water Works Company. William Gorham died in December 1881.


See also The Gorham Family by Arthur H. Neve published in 1933.
Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1816
Born
In the Parish of Penshurst, Kent
1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
 
c 1840
Married
Mary Ann .....
Estimated date
 
1841
At Dry Hill in the Parish of Tonbridge, Kent; William Gorham, M, [Son], age 25 to 30, born Kent; occupation: solicitor
1841 Census
 
1844
Birth of a daughter
Emily in the Parish of Tonbridge, Kent
1851 Census
 
1845
Birth of a daughter
Ellen Marianne in the Parish of Tonbridge, Kent
1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
 
1847
Birth of a son
William in the Parish of Tonbridge, Kent
1851 Census
 
1848
Birth of a daughter
Jeanne in the Parish of Tonbridge, Kent
1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
 
1850
Birth of a son
Edwin John in the Parish of Tonbridge, Kent
1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
 
1851
At High Street in the Parish of Tonbridge, Kent; William Gorham, M, Head, married, age 35, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: solicitor
1851 Census
 
1853
Birth of a daughter
Mary Caroline in the Parish of Tonbridge, Kent
1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
 
3rd Apr 1881
Census
At High Street in the Parish of Tonbridge, Kent; William Gorham, M, Head, married, age 65, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: solicitor
1881 Census
Tonbridge, Kent
 
Dec 1881
Died
Neve's Tonbridge

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Gorham, Goreham family records
The ancestral pedigree of William Gorham, solicitor
  
 William Gorhamm: c 1810Mary 
 b: c 1780
d: April 1817 Tunbridge Wells, Kent
bur: after April 1817 Emmanuel Church, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  b: 1784 Ticehurst, Sussex
d: 1865
  
     
 John William Isabella Mary Caroline 
 b: 1814 Penshurst, Kent
d: 13th Dec 1899 Cause of death: inflenza
 b: 1816 Penshurst, Kent
d: December 1881
 b: 1818 b: 1818 Penshurst, Kent
d: 28th Feb 1932 Tonbridge, Kent
 
           
Parental record
   
   
   
 William Gorham
solicitor
m: c 1840Mary Ann 
 b: 1816 Penshurst, Kent
d: December 1881
  b: 1815 Stepney, London
  
       
 Emily Ellen Marianne William Jeanne Edwin John Mary Caroline 
 b: 1844 Tonbridge, Kent b: 1845 Tonbridge, Kent b: 1847 Tonbridge, Kent b: 1848 Tonbridge, Kent b: 1850 Tonbridge, Kent b: 1853 Tonbridge, Kent 
Family record

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