New Golding Family Crest Identified + Maine, USA and South Australia connection

Golding / Golden / Goulding et al Family History on Facebook

Golding Family CrestThis Golding family crest is associated with the following:

John Golding
Birth 10 Apr 1737 in Willingham, Cambridgeshire, England
Death 26 Jul 1792 in Oakington, Cambridgeshire, England


John’s parents: Richard Golding (1710 – 1742) and Mary Lamb (1714 – 1740).

One of John’s sons, James Golding, would immigrate to Maine, USA at sometime after 1834. James was married first to Lydia Flavel (1779 – 1810), and then to Mary Unwin (1782 – 1867) with whom he had seven children, all born in Cambridgeshire, England.

James Golding
Birth 1781 in Oakington, Cambridgeshire, England
Death Oct 1849 in Cambridge, Somerset, Maine, United States

John Golden’s grandson Stephen Golding would immigrate with his own large family to Australia at some time after 1851.

Stephen Golding
Birth 15 Mar 1812 in Oakington, Cambridgeshire, England
Death 29 Apr 1903 in Stirling, South Australia, Australia

Stephen Golding was married to Frances Gee (1811 – 1871) of Cambridgeshire, England. Together they had 13 children, all of whom immigrated with their parents to Australia.

You are welcome to add to or to correct this story by contacting: Bill Golden,

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