Damper in a Wok : A Mixed-up Australian Family Tree

John Goldsmith (1835-1916)

John GoldsmithAge: 81 years18351916

Name
John Goldsmith
Given names
John
Surname
Goldsmith
Birth 3 October 1835 45 31
Baptism 22 October 1835 (Age 19 days)
Death of a fatherGeorge Goldsmith
5 June 1836 (Age 8 months)
Birth of a half-brotherJames Howell
18 August 1838 (Age 2 years)

Note: NSW BDM Index: (unconfirmed) V18381554 24A/1838 HOWELLS JAMES JOHN JOANNA
Birth of a half-sisterJohanna Catherine Howell
13 March 1841 (Age 5 years)
Baptism of a half-sisterJohanna Catherine Howell
17 March 1845 (Age 9 years)

Address: Parish of Hexham, County of Northumberland
Death of a motherJohanna Catherine Van Tassell
26 November 1850 (Age 15 years)
Note: No entry in Early Church microfiche for RC burials of 1850.
Burial of a motherJohanna Catherine Van Tassell
1850 (Age 14 years)
Address: Site_Plot I 23 Roman Catholic Wollombi Cemetery 1 SECTION I LOT 23 SUB_NUM RELIGION Roman Catholic CEMETERY Wollombi Cemetery SURNAME Howell GIVEN_NAME Johanna Catherine DIED 26/11/1850 12:00:00 AM Interment 1
Cemetery: Wollombi Cemetery
Note: Sacred
Tombstone of Johanna Howell
Tombstone of Johanna Howell

Note: Image courtesy of Reg McDonell.

Religious marriageElizabeth BridgeView this family
24 March 1856 (Age 20 years)
Address: St John's Church, Wollombi
Birth of a son
#1
John Thomas Goldsmith
15 April 1857 (Age 21 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 12095/1857 GOLDSMITH JOHN T JOHN ELIZABETH WOLLOMBI
Death of a sonJohn Thomas Goldsmith
3 May 1857 (Age 21 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 4731/1857 GOLDSMITH JOHN T JOHN ELIZABETH WOLLOMBI
Birth of a son
#2
George Goldsmith
27 September 1858 (Age 22 years)
Address: Murrays Run
Birth of a daughter
#3
Amelia Ann Goldsmith
24 September 1861 (Age 25 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 4246/1861 GOLDSMITH AMELIA A JOHN ELIZABETH WOLLOMBI
Birth of a son
#4
Ernest John Goldsmith
1 April 1864 (Age 28 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 16333/1864 GOLDSMITH ERNEST J JOHN ELIZABETH WOLLOMBI
Birth of a daughter
#5
Alice Agnes Goldsmith
19 August 1866 (Age 30 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 7032/1866 GOLDSMITH ALICE A JOHN ELIZABETH BRISBANE WATER
Birth of a son
#6
Arthur James Goldsmith
10 September 1868 (Age 32 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 18038/1868 GOLDSMITH ARTHUR J JOHN ELIZABETH WOLLOMBI
Birth of a daughter
#7
Teresa Jane Goldsmith
1 October 1870 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#8
Andrew Charles Goldsmith
25 December 1872 (Age 37 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 20635/1873 GOLDSMITH ANDREW CHARLES JOHN ELIZABETH WOLLOMBI
Occupation
Farmer
1872 (Age 36 years)
Address: Murray's Run, Laguna
Death of a sonAndrew Charles Goldsmith
17 May 1874 (Age 38 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 8447/1874 GOLDSMITH ANDREW C JOHN ELIZABETH WOLLOMBI
Birth of a daughter
#9
Frances Mary Goldsmith
25 March 1875 (Age 39 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 21704/1875 GOLDSMITH FRANCES MARY JOHN ELIZABETH WOLLOMBI
Birth of a daughter
#10
Sarah Elizabeth J Goldsmith
24 July 1877 (Age 41 years)

Note: NSW BDM Index: 22935/1877 GOLDSMITH SARAH ELIZABETH J JOHN ELIZABETH WOLLOMBI
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Victoria Sophia J Goldsmith
1877 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2
Alfred Albert William Ernest Goldsmith
1879 (Age 43 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 25919/1879 GOLDSMITH ALFRED ALBERT W E GEORGE MARY JANE WOLLOMBI
Birth of a grandson
#3
George Goldsmith
1881 (Age 45 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 28167/1881 GOLDSMITH GEORGE GEORGE MARY JANE WOLLOMBI
Birth of a grandson
#4
John Ephraim Goldsmith
7 October 1882 (Age 47 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 31623/1883 GOLDSMITH JOHN E GEORGE MARY J MILLFIELD
Birth of a daughter
#11
Emily Louise May Goldsmith
11 May 1884 (Age 48 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 33989/1884 GOLDSMITH EMILY L M JOHN ELIZABETH MILLFIELD
Birth of a granddaughter
#5
Mary Elizabeth May Goldsmith
1885 (Age 49 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 34174/1885 GOLDSMITH MARY E M GEORGE MARY J WOLLOMBI
Birth of a grandson
#6
Andrew Charles Goldsmith
1887 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7
Clara Esther Louisa Goldsmith
27 January 1890 (Age 54 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 37776/1890 GOLDSMITH CLARA E L GEORGE MARY J WOLLOMBI
Birth of a grandson
#8
Arthur Thomas Goldsmith
1892 (Age 56 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 14258/1892 GOLDSMITH ARTHUR F GEORGE MARY J GOSFORD
Birth of a grandson
#9
Reuben James Goldsmith
27 April 1894 (Age 58 years)
Note: NSW BMD Index: 13801/1894 GOLDSMITH REUBEN J GEORGE MARY J GOSFORD
Birth of a granddaughter
#10
Alice Goldsmith
1895 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11
Cecil John Akhurst
about 1896 (Age 60 years)

Note: NSW BDM Index: 21535/1896 AKHURST CECIL J FREDERICK J SARAH E J GOSFORD
Birth of a grandson
#12
Sydney Goldsmith
1898 (Age 62 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 3218/1898 GOLDSMITH SYDNEY GEORGE MARY J GOSFORD
Death of a daughterTeresa Jane Goldsmith
1898 (Age 62 years)
Death of a half-brotherJames Howell
1898 (Age 62 years)

Note: NSW BDM Index: 2164/1898 HOWELL JAMES JOHN JOHANNA C WEST MAITLAND
Birth of a granddaughter
#13
Lillian Goldsmith
1900 (Age 64 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 3321/1900 GOLDSMITH LILLIAN GEORGE MARY J GOSFORD
Death of a sisterMary Ann Goldsmith
14 November 1903 (Age 68 years)
Cause: CIRRHOSIS OF LIVER
Death of a half-brotherThomas William Collyer
13 August 1904 (Age 68 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index: 10218/1904 COLLYER THOMAS W JOHN NARRABRI
Birth of a granddaughter
#14
Elsie Florence Akhurst
about 1906 (Age 70 years)

Note: NSW BDM Index: 3406/1906 AKHURST ELSIE F FREDERICK J SARAH E J GOSFORD
Birth of a grandson
#15
Gordon Lindsay Akhurst
1908 (Age 72 years)

Note: NSW BDM Index: 3678/1908 AKHURST GORDON L FREDERICK J SARAH E J GOSFORD
Death of a grandsonAlfred Albert William Ernest Goldsmith
28 February 1908 (Age 72 years) Age: 29
Note: NSW BDM Index: 1388/1908 GOLDSMITH ALFRED A W E GEORGE MARY J GOSFORD
Death of a wifeElizabeth Bridge
24 July 1909 (Age 73 years)
Burial of a wifeElizabeth Bridge
25 July 1909 (Age 73 years)
Cemetery: Jilliby Cemetery
Headstone of John & Elizabeth Goldsmith
Headstone of John & Elizabeth Goldsmith

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Birth of a grandson
#16
Frederick Akhurst
1915 (Age 79 years)

Death of a daughterSarah Elizabeth J Goldsmith
28 June 1915 (Age 79 years) Age: 38
Note: NSW BDM Index: 7334/1915 AKHURST SARAH E J JOHN ELIZABETH GOSFORD
Death of a grandsonFrederick Akhurst
2 February 1916 (Age 80 years) Age: 8 mths

Note: NSW BDM Index: 4191/1916 AKHURST FREDERICK R FREDERICK J SARAH E J GOSFORD
Death 4 December 1916 (Age 81 years)
Informant: George Goldsmithson
Cause of death: Fibroid heart, Syncope
Note: Death Cert lists place of birth as England and time in colonies as 70 years. Implies he immigrated at 11. Baptism register other data suggests he is born in NSW.
Burial 6 December 1916 (2 days after death)
Cemetery: Jilliby Cemetery
Headstone of John & Elizabeth Goldsmith
Headstone of John & Elizabeth Goldsmith

Note: Photo: Graham Parsons
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Last change 23 January 201310:31:03

by: Kerry Choy
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 19 April 1831Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
7 months
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
23 months
himself
Mother’s family with John Collier - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: before 1819
6 years
half-brother
-5 years
half-sister
1 year
half-sister
Mother’s family with John Howell - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: 7 November 1837Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
half-sister
-3 years
half-brother
Family with Elizabeth Bridge - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: 24 March 1856Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia
13 months
son
John Thomas Goldsmith
Birth: 15 April 1857 21 18Millfield, New South Wales
Death: 3 May 1857Millfield, New South Wales
17 months
son
3 years
daughter
3 years
son
Ernest John Goldsmith
Birth: 1 April 1864 28 25Wollombi, New South Wales
Death: 19 October 1934Wyong, New South Wales
2 years
daughter
Alice Agnes Goldsmith
Birth: 19 August 1866 30 27Mangrove, New South Wales
Death: 19 December 1942Wollombi, New South Wales
2 years
son
Arthur James Goldsmith
Birth: 10 September 1868 32 29Wollombi, New South Wales
Death: 1964Wyong, New South Wales
2 years
daughter
2 years
son
Andrew Charles Goldsmith
Birth: 25 December 1872 37 34Wollombi, New South Wales
Death: 17 May 1874Wollombi, New South Wales
2 years
daughter
Frances Mary Goldsmith
Birth: 25 March 1875 39 36Wollombi, New South Wales
Death: 6 March 1936Wollombi, New South Wales
2 years
daughter
7 years
daughter

Death
Death Cert lists place of birth as England and time in colonies as 70 years. Implies he immigrated at 11. Baptism register other data suggests he is born in NSW.
Note
Note
Inconsistency with John Goldsmiths death cert and other records on number of children.
BurialHeadstone of John & Elizabeth GoldsmithHeadstone of John & Elizabeth Goldsmith
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