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Thomas Golding (Goldin)

Also Known As: "Thomas Goldin ( baptism )", "Golding Thomas Goulding", "SV/PROG"
Birthplace: Notiinghamshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: June 30, 1871 (78-79)
Sherwood, District Queenstown, Cape Colony, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Goulding and Hannah Goulding
Husband of Elizabeth Goulding (Williams) and Elizabeth Goulding
Father of George Golding, Jnr. and William Goulding
Brother of Elizabeth Goulding; George Goulding; Mark Goulding and Sarah Goulding

Managed by: Jennifer Ann Goldhill
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About Thomas Golding

Baptism 1792 :

Thomas Goldin

1820 British Settler

Thomas Goulding 30, Gardener, together with his wife Elizabeth Williams 27, and their 2 sons, were members of Thomas Calton's Party of 167 Settlers on the Settler Ship Albury.

Party originated from Nottinghamshire.

Departed Liverpool, 13 February 1820. Arrived Simon's Bay, Cape Town - 1st May 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Torrens River - named Clumber after Clumber Park, the seat of the Duke of Newcastle, Chairman of the Nottinghamshire Committee.

Children :

  • George Goulding 6
  • William Goulding 4



Queenstown Free Press 1871 3 July - September Written by Sunelia Heath. Posted in Queenstown Free Press

July 4, 1871

DIED, at Sherwood, near Queen’s Town, on the 30th of June, 1871, after a short illness, Mr. Thomas GOLDING, aged 77 years 3 months, and 8 days. – His end was peace. – Deceased was one of the British Settlers of 1820. Mr George GOLDING desires to thank all (but especially the Dutch friends) who so kindly rendered valuable assistance during his late father’s illness.

Nottinghamshire Archives DD1236/1-4

Letter addressed to Thos. GOULDING Gamston Hill Nottinghamshire

Cow heel River july 15th 1820

Dearest of pearents I take opportunity of Righting these few Lines hoping these few will find you all in Good health As it Leves us all at this time that God Whe Landed in this healthy Contery on the 12 of May after a teidous jurney but Rest ashuard that whe are well paid for our Labour I wish that you and all my Dear Brothers and sisters was hear for whe have got into a new world of plenty and we Cannot be appy with hout you the best of [bread?] is 3d pound wine 6d bottle Brandy 10d bottle sugar 3d pound Clothing is the only thing that is dear and pots my sister bought a small 6 [figged] jugg in Liverpool and sould hear for 2 Dollars my brother and myself hath bought 2 Cows for 3 pounds sheep is 4 to 5 shillings each Whe have got 2 hundred akers of Good Land so that in a few years with industery and the blessing of God whe shall be able to earn our Bread with ease and if you Can Possibly bring a Good Gun with you for there Sume willd beast but not as many now thear is plenty of Game for shooting and send a few [beggers] hear if you Can for whe have plenty of meat and no body will thank us for it Give our Lov to all my brothers and sisters unkels and Cusens and all **.

Please to send this Letter to our Dear sister Mearria as soon. Dear sister will you be so good as to Coppy Part of this Letter and send it to Thos wife mother.

Whe Remain your Dutyfull sons and Daughter Thos G E GOULDING for Cost to bring [plenty] of pottaters and oringes to eat on the water for pottaters the best thing that you can bring

Direct Thos GOULDING Cow heel River Nottingham Party Cape of Good Hope

Nottinghamshire FHS Transcriptions

Thomas GOLDING married Hannah RICHARDSON on 27 November 1788 in St.Peter, Clayworth, Nottinghamshire

Thomas, son of Thomas and Hannah GOLDIN [sic], baptised 22 April 1792 in St.Peter's, Gamston (Retfod), Nottinghamshire

Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas and Hannah GOULDING, baptised 12 October 1794 in St.Peter's, Gamston (Retford), Nottinghamshire

George, son of Thomas and Hannah GOULDING, baptised 28 April 1799 in St.Leodegarius, Basford, Nottinghamshire

Mark, son of Thomas and Hannah GOULDING, baptised 11 October 1801 in St.Leodegarius, Basford, Nottinghamshire

William, son of Thomas and Hannah GOLDING, baptised 24 October 1802 in St.Leodegarius, Basford, Nottinghamshire

Joseph, son of Thomas and Hannah GOLDING, baptised 20 May 1804 in St.Leodegarius, Basford, Nottinghamshire

Thomas GOULDING married Elizabeth WILLIAMS on 26 October 1813 in St.Leodegarius, Basford, Nottinghamshire

George, son of Thomas and Elizabeth GOULDING, FWK, Basford, baptised 29 March 1814 in St.Leodegarius, Basford, Nottinghamshire

William, son of Thomas and Elisabeth GOLDING, Labourer, Needle Place, baptised 7 February 1816 in St.Mary, Nottingham

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Thomas Golding's Timeline

April 22, 1792
Gamsford by East Retford, Nottinghamshire, England (United Kingdom)
Notiinghamshire, England (United Kingdom)
March 29, 1814
Basford, Nottinghamshire, England (United Kingdom)
England (United Kingdom)
June 30, 1871
Age 79
Sherwood, District Queenstown, Cape Colony, South Africa