George William GHENT

Male 1849 - 1866  (17 years)


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  • Name George William GHENT 
    Born 1849  North Shields, Tyne & Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1866  Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I0837  GhentGoodFamilyTree
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father William GHENT,   b. 1810, Seamer (near Stokesley), Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1872, Hunslet, Yorkshire WR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ellen ALLEN,   b. 1816, North Shields, Tyne & Wear Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1867, Tynemouth, Northumberland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 4 Apr 1843  St Hilda's Church, South Shields, Durham, Tyne & Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F0248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1849 - North Shields, Tyne & Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1866 - Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    George William Ghent Death notice in Newcastle Journal 1866
    George William Ghent Death notice in Newcastle Journal 1866

  • Notes 
    • The Newcastle Journal, dated Wed 07th November 1866 reported George's death as follows:
      FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT.-An inquest was held last evening at the Durham Ox Inn, Cattle Market, before Mr. Hoyle, coroner, on the body of George William Ghent, sixteen years of age, who resided at Broomhill, near Ebchester, and who died at the Infirmary, on Monday, from injuries received on Saturday. Deceased was employed on the Derwent and Conside Railway, in course of construction; and on Saturday, whilst "braking" some waggons near Blaydon, he slipped his foot and fell upon the rails, and the wheels of one of the waggons passed over his legs, inflicting the injuies which resulted in his death on Monday. The jury returned a verdict of "Accidentally killed."

  • Sources 
    1. [S03166] Birth Certificate, 25, 469.
      Tynemouth, Northumberland

    2. [S03167] London, England, Births & Baptisms, 1813-1906, 10b, 65.
      Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland

    3. [S03169] Marriage Certificate, 24, 166.
      South Shields