Frederick Foster Gough
The second son of Ralph and Catharine Gough of Gosbrook House (later Gorsebrook House), Bushbury, Staffordshire, he was christened on 7 February 1825 at the church of Saint Peter, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. He was educated at St John's College, Cambridge where he obtained a BA in 1847 and his MA in 1853.
In 1848 he became a curate of St. Luke's, Birmingham. He married Mary Vigars LeMare, at Christ Church, Salford, Lancashire, on 4 April 1854; he was widowed seven years later when his wife died in London in early 1861. He then married Ann Marie, the widow of the Reverend John Jones who had been a missionary in Ningbo (Ningpo). They were married at Trinity Church, Bow, London on 15 November 1866. In 1882 he married yet again in Islington, London; the bride was Emily Bear.
He died on 1 June 1889 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire..
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