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Name: Amy Goring

Burial Number: 1235

Gender: Female

Occupation: Wife of William Arthur Goring

Born: 18/02/1881

Died: 12/04/1926

Buried: 15/04/1926


Amy was born in Islington, fifth child of George and Selina Edwards. George Edwards was an Auctioneer and Valuer. The family lived in Islington and Amy was the youngest of four children.

William Goring was born in Caversham in 1868, son of John and Jemima Alice Goring. Father John, born Hanwell, Middlesex, was a Journeyman Butcher.
From 1891 to his death in 1916, father John was in the Islington Workhouse.

William and Amy were married in Southgate, London, in 1909. William was Amy’s second husband, her first Cecil Henry Brown died in 1908, after two years of marriage.

In 1911, William and Amy were at 1 Caversham Avenue, Palmers Green, George still a Builder. With them were their children Phyllis Amy 3, Violet Annie 1, and William George one month. Also a Nurse and 2 female Servants. William George died that year but they went on to have another 4 children, 2 of them born in Sussex. (Esme Ethel was born in 1917, Audrey May in 1920, both at “Caversham” 91 Marine Parade, Worthing.)

In 1919, living at Marine Parade ( later re-named West Parade). William had an Office in Fox Lane, Wood Green, London.

Amy was at Caversham, Marine Parade when she died. Probate was given to Emily Jane and to Francis John Goring – a Colour Merchant and William’s brother.

Researcher: Liz Lane

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Amy Goring

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 9 Plot: 15

Exact Location (what3words): state.highs.driver

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of my dear husband William Arthur Goring (Daddy) who fell asleep 1st January 1922 aged 56 a loving husband and devoted father. "I have lost but heaven has gained one of the best the world contained. Awaiting our reunion darling" Also of his wife Amy Hindle our darling mother born 18th February 1881 died 12th April 1926

Further Information


Name: Amy Hindle Goring

Gender: Female

Born: 18/02/1881

Town: Islington

County: Middlesex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Edwards

Marriage Date: 9/5/1906

Spouse First Name: Cecil

Spouse Second Name: Henry

Spouse Last Name: Brown

Town of Marriage: Highbury

County of Marriage: Middlesex

Country of Marriage: England

Marriage Date: 2/6/1909

Spouse First Name: William

Spouse Second Name: Arthur

Spouse Last Name: Goring

Town of Marriage: Southgate

County of Marriage: Middlesex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 12/04/1926

Cause of death: Lobar Pneumonia; Pericarditis;

Address line 1: Caversham

Address line 2: 91

Address line 3: Marine Parade

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £7695 0 s 0 d

Current value of effects: £315948.00

Census Information


19 Canonbury Street, Islington.
George aged 37, auctioneer. Selina aged 31. George aged 8. Annie aged 4. Alice aged 2. Amy aged 6 weeks. Thomas Woodbridge aged 63, father-in-law. Plus 1 servant.


23 Richmond Crescent, Islington.
George aged 47, auctioneer and valuer. Selina aged 41. George aged 18, outfitter’s assistant. Annie aged 14. Alice aged 12. Amy aged 10. Edward Edwards aged 45, brother, estate agent. Plus 1 servant.


6 Highbury Crescent, Islington.
George aged 57, auctioneer. Selina aged 51. George aged 28, auctioneer’s clerk. Alice aged 22. Amy aged 20. Plus 3 servants.


1 Caversham Avenue, Palmers Green.
William aged 44, builder. Amy aged 30. Phyllis aged 3, step daughter. Violet aged 1. William George aged 1 month. Plus a monthly nurse and 2 servants.

Miscellaneous Information

This photo shows Phyllis, Amy, William A and Violet Anne at home at 1 Caversham Avenue, Palmers Green, about 1912. Also in the picture, Nurse with baby James.