His life and books
|Born: 1780 at Pilsbury Grange|
|Died: 1843 at Biggin Hall|
|Richard Gould 1741-1820|
|Mary Goodwin 1754-1815|
|Edmund Gould 1782-1833|
|John Gould 1784-1814|
|William Gould 1793-1794|
|Alice Horobin 1796-1887|
|Mary Gould 1816-1877|
|John Gould 1818-1904|
|William Gould 1822-1859|
|Ann Gould 1825-1887|
|Thomasin Gould 1827-1842|
|Richard Gould 1828-1915|
|Francis Gould 1830-1848|
|Mark Gould born 1833|
|Edmund Gould 1835-1909|
|Martha Sarah Goodwin Gould 1837-1838|
Richard Gould was the son of Richard Gould 1741-1820 of Pilsbury Grange and his wife Mary. He was born at Pilsbury Grange in 1780, and baptised at Hartington on 10 December 1780.
He married Alice Horobin 1796-1887.
In 1842 he inherited Biggin Hall from his mother's first cousin Margaret Goodwin, the last of the resident Goodwin family, and he and his family moved there from Crowdecote.
Their children were as follows:
Mary Gould. She was born in 1816 at Longnor in Staffordshire. She was married to Samuel Belfield, born in Hartington in 1805, the son of Joseph and Ann Belfield of Hartington. Samuel Belfield was farming at Crowdecote in Hartington parish until between 1844 and 1847 when the family moved to Dinting Vale near Glossop in Derbyshire, where Samuel Belfield was employed as a railway goods porter. When the 1851 Census was taken, their daughter Mary Ann Belfield aged eight years was staying with her grandmother Alice Gould nee Horobin at Biggin Hall in Derbyshire. Mary Belfield died in 1877 at Glossop.
John Gould. He was born in 1818 at Sheen. He died unmarried on 7 January 1904 aged 85 years, and was buried at Hartington on 12 January 1904.
William Gould. He was born at Longnor in 1822. On 7 February 1844 he married Rachel Bagshaw at Hartington. He was then living at Crowdecote and presumably farming the former family farm there. He died in 1859 and was buried at Earl Sterndale in Derbyshire on 17 August 1859.
Ann Gould. She was born in 1825. On 2 January 1845 aged 20 years she was married to Ralph Bagshaw at Hartington (2). She died on 12 May 1887 at High Needham in Hartington parish.
Thomasin Gould. She was born in 1827. She died on 11 March 1842 aged only 15 years, and was buried at Hartington on 16 March 1842.
Richard Gould. He was born in 1828 at Sheen. He died unmarried on 17 January 1915 at Biggin Hall.
Francis Gould 1830-1848. He was born on 26 April 1830. He died on 23 November 1848 aged 18 years, and was buried at Hartington on 27 November 1848.
Mark Gould. He was born in 1833 at Crowdecote. He was baptised at Hartington on 28 April 1833.
Edmund Gould. He was born in 1835 at Crowdecote. In 1898 he married Marian Sellors at Bakewell in Derbyshire. He died on 24 June 1909 at Bakewell aged 74 years.
Martha Sarah Goodwin Gould. She was born in 1837 at Crowdecote. She died on 6 April 1838 aged only ten months, and was buried at Hartington on 13 April 1838.
Richard Gould died on 12 April 1843 aged 62 years and was buried at Hartington, where there is a fine and unusual double gravestone to his memory and that of his wife and three children who died young and are buried alongside him.
His wife Alice Gould died on 6 May 1887 aged 91 years, and was buried at Hartington on 10 May 1887.