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Name: Amy Woolgar

Burial Number: 1783

Gender: Female

Occupation: Pupil Teacher;

Born: 18/5/1867

Died: 02/07/1944

Buried: 06/07/1944


Amy Rose Lucy Goble was born to parents Charles Goble and Clara Mercer. Amy was the Eighth of 10 children born after her parents married in Broadwater in 1851
Amelia Louisa 1852, Clara Agnes 1855, Frances Mary Ann 1857, John William Inkerman 1860, Sarah Ann 1862 and died aged 4 in 1866, Twins Florence Elizabeth and Charles Ernest 1864, Amy Rose Lucy 1867, Minnie Eliza Ellen 1870 and Edith Alice Redman 1872. Her father worked as a Bricklayer. In December 1852 Father Charles was accused of stealing lead which was affixed to a building but was found not guilty and was acquitted.
The family were living in Worthing and Amy was training to become a Pupil Teacher at the age of 13 in 1881. Her father Charles died in 1889 and her mother is left to run a boarding house in Crescent Road Worthing where Amy’s sister Frances with her Husband and 6 children have come to live.
Amy Rose Lucy marries Bootmaker Ernest Edwin Woolgar in March 1891 in Broadwater aged 23 and moves to Willesden in London.
They had two daughters and two sons. Children: Dorothy Edith 1893, Amy Marjorie “Cissy” 1895, Ernest Richard 1896 and Charles Eugene 1901. In 1901 his first two daughters Dorothy and Amy were living in Worthing with Ernest’s mother Louisa Woolgar who became a widow in 1901. Son Ernest aged 3 remained in Willesden with Amy and Ernest sharing a house with another family. They have another Son Charlie later that year in Islington London then move back to Worthing.
By 1911 the family are all living together at “The Bridge House”, 122 becket Road and husband Ernest is now working as a Master Bootmaker and running his own business. Both daughters are working as bookkeepers for local businesses in the town and his first son Ernest is now working as an Errand Boy.
The family move to 76 The Drive in Worthing and Sadly their first daughter Dorothy becomes ill with Inflammation of the Kidneys and dies in December 1916 aged 23 and was buried in Heene Cemetery.
Amy’s husband dies in 1926 in Worthing and was also buried in Heene Cemetery.
In 1939 Amy is living with her Daughter Amy Marjorie and her family at 6A The Broadway in Worthing. Amy’s daughters husband makes confectionary and daughter Amy is a manageress of a confectionary shop. Five years later in 1944 Amy’s home address was 8 Grove Road Worthing and she dies in Worthing Hospital on 2 July. She is laid to rest at Heene cemetery with her Husband Ernest. Amy leaves her estate to her youngest Son Charles Eugene Woolgar who is a solicitor’s clerk.

Researcher: Gail Warner-Clarkson

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 6 Plot: 4

Exact Location (what3words): proud.oval.moves

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In memory of a dearly loved husband and father Ernest Edwin Woolgar died 19th November 1926 aged 59 "Peace" Also of his devoted wife and our dearly loved mother Amy Rose Lucy Woolgar died 2nd July 1944 aged 77 "He hath prepared for them a city"

Further Information


Name: Amy Rose Lucy Woolgar

Gender: Female

Born: 18/5/1867

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Goble

Marriage Date: /3/1891

Spouse First Name: Ernest

Spouse Second Name: Edwin

Spouse Last Name: Woolgar

Town of Marriage: Broadwater

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 02/07/1944

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Worthing Hospital

Address line 3: Lyndhurst Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £320 12 s 6 d

Current value of effects: £4782

Census Information


Living at 19 Gloucester Road, Broadwater, Father Charles 41 Bricklayer, Mother Clara 39, Siblings Clara 16 Dress maker, Frances Mary 12, John William 11, Twins Florence Elizabeth and Charles Ernest both 7, Amy Rose Lucy 4, Minnie Eliza 1


Living at 2 Peachy Cottages, Heene Villas Worthing. Charles Goble 54 Plasterer/Bricklayer, Clara Goble 50 Charles Ernest 17 Apprentice Stair maker, Florence Elizabeth 17 Apprentice Drapery, Amy R L Goble 13 Pupil teacher, Minnie E G Goble 11, Edith A R Goble,


Living at 11 keslake Road Willesden, Kensal Green

Ernest E Woolgar, 33 Bootmaker’s Manager, Mother Amy Rose 33, and Ernest 3,

Parents are sharing a house with another family


Living at The Bridge House 122 becket Road, Worthing. Head Ernest Woolgar 43, Boot and shoemaker on own account, Amy Woolgar 43 Housewife, Dorothy 17 Bookkeeper Grocers, Amy Woolgar 15 Bookkeeper Drapers, Ernest 14 Errand Boy, Charlie 9


Living at 6A The Broadway Worthing. Harry Gosden Master Baker confectionary b.1877, Amy M Gosden B.1895 manageress Confectionary café, Marjorie Gosden b. 1927 at school (Closed Record), Amy Rose Lucy Woolgar b.1877 unpaid domestic duties

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