William GOUGH 1814-1888
Mary Ann LAVERTY 1830-1869

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

William GOUGH 1814-1888, b. Litchfield, Hampshire, England; d. Branxholme, Victoria; married, 1844, VDL (Tasmania) to Mary Ann LAVERTY 1830-1869, b. VDL (Tasmania), daughter of John LAVERTY and Mary Ann SAMPLE; d. Branxholme, Victoria.

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.

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.

William GOUGH and Mary Ann LAVERTY appear to have had the following family...

  1. William GOUGH 1847-1909, b. Portland, Victoria; d. Branxholme, Victoria; m. 1869 to Agnes BEGG 1845-1919, b. Lanarkshire, Scotland to Thomas BEGG and Mary REID; d. Branxholme, Victoria; 8 children.

  2. John GOUGH 1849-1930, b. Portland, Victoria; d. Warracknabeal, Victoria; m. 1888, Melbourne, Victoria to Catherine Carmichael GARDINER 1860-1943, b. Creswick, Victoria to Charles GARDINER and Catherine BALDIE; d. Warracknabeal, Victoria; 4 children.

  3. George GOUGH 1851-1852, b. and d. Portland, Victoria.

  4. Henry GOUGH 1853-..?.., b. Portland, Victoria; d. ..?..

  5. Sarah GOUGH 1854-1929, b. Branxholme, Victoria; d. Warrnambool, Victoria; m. 1881 to John DAVIDSON 1851-1934, b. Warrnambool, Victoria to James DAVIDSON and Isabella SPALDING; d. Warrnambool, Victoria.

  6. Edward GOUGH 1857-1916, b. Branxholme, Victoria; d. Hamilton, Victoria; m. 1884 Portland, Victoria to Elizabeth Marion SMITH c.1850-1928, b. Portland, Victoria to Constable Thomas SMITH and Sophia Lambley WEBB; d. Portland, Victoria.

  7. Mary Ann GOUGH 1860-1864, b. and d. Branxholme, Victoria.

  8. James GOUGH 1862-1864, b. and d. Branxholme, Victoria.

  9. Joseph GOUGH 1864-1864, b. and d. Branxholme, Victoria.

  10. Frederick GOUGH 1867-1930, b. 1867 Branxholme, Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria, m. Emily Melina REUBI 1872-1948, b. Nagambi, Victoria to David Abraham REUBI and Annie HOGAN; d. 1948, Melbourne, Victoria; 1 child.

  11. Francis Raymond GOUGH 1869-1875, b. and d. Branxholme, Victoria.

Links to Glenelg & Wannon Pioneer Names at..

Branxholme, Condah & Myamyn : Carapook & Muntham : Casterton : Chetwynd : Dartmoor : Digby : Harrow & Balmoral :

Hotspur : Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale

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