William GOUGH 1815-1888 & Mary Ann LAVERTY c1830-1869

VDL (Tasmania); Hotspur & Branxholme, S-W Victoria, Australia

William GOUGH b. 1815 Litchfield, Hampshire married, 1844, VDL (Tasmania) to Mary Ann LAVERTY b. ~1830 VDL (Tasmania), daughter of John LAVERTY and Mary Ann SAMPLE and they appear to have had the following family:

  1. William GOUGH b. 1847, Portland, Vic, m. Agnes BEGG;
  2. John GOUGH b. 1849, Portland, Vic;
  3. George GOUGH b. 1851, Portland, Vic, d. 1852;
  4. Henry GOUGH b. 1853, Portland, Vic;
  5. Sarah GOUGH b. 1855 Dundas, Vic, m. John DAVIDSON;
  6. Edward GOUGH b. c1857, mar. Elizabeth Marion SMITH;
  7. Mary Ann GOUGH b. 1860, Branxholme, Vic, d. 1864;
  8. James GOUGH b. 1862 Branxholme, Vic, d. 1864;
  9. Joseph GOUGH b. 1864 Branxholme, Vic, d. 1864;
  10. Frederick GOUGH b. 1867 Branxholme, Vic, m. Emily Melina REUBI;
  11. Francis Raymond GOUGH b. 1869, Branxholme, Vic, d. 1875.

William GOUGH (Snr) obtained the licence to the Traveller's Rest Hotel at Branxholme in 1853.

William GOUGH (Snr) held the licence to the Branxholme Hotel from 1861 to 1882 Branxholme Hotel in 1853.

William GOUGH (Jnr) was a butcher and Portland Shire President from 1887-8 and 1897-8. He also served with the Victorian Mounted Rifles for 16 years.


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