Harry Goldney of Chippenham, Esq.
Elizabeth Reade Burrough
Richard Hayward Alexander of Corsham, Esq.
Mary Prior
Sir Gabriel Goldney of Corsham, 1st Bart.
Mary Anne Alexander

Sir Frederick Hastings Goldney of Corsham, Bart.


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Ethel Julia Swayne

Sir Frederick Hastings Goldney of Corsham, Bart. 1

  • Born: 26 May 1845, Corsham, Wiltshire, England
  • Christened: 5 Jul 1845, Corsham, Wiltshire, England 2
  • Married: 6 Feb 1875, St. Mary's Church, Wilton, Wiltshire, England 3
  • Died: 21 Feb 1940, Corsham, Wiltshire, England 4 5

  Research Notes:

Frederick Hastings son of Gabriel Goldney of Pickwick House, solicitor, and Mary Anne (baptismal record)


Frederick Hastings Goldney was Mayor of Chippenham from 1874 to 1888.

In September 1877 Frederick Hastings Goldney of Chippenham was co-executor of the Will of Henry Alworth Merewether of Bowden Hill, Wilts.

At the time of the 1881 England Census Frederick H Goldney, aged 35, born in Chippenham Wilts, solicitor, and wife Ethel Julia Goldney, aged 25, born in Stratford sub Castle Wilts, were living in Rowden? House, Chippenham. Present were daughters (born in Chippenham) Katherine L (2) and Mary D (1), and Frederick's brother Gabriel P Goldney (37) of Chippenham, unmarried, barrister...

At the time of the 1901 England Census Frederick H Goldney, aged 55, born in Corsham Wilts, living on own means, magistrate, and wife Ethel J Goldney, aged 46, born in Wilton Wilts, were in Chobham Road, Frimley Surrey. With them were children Katherine L (22) of Chippenham, Mary H (21) of Chippenham, Evelyn M (18) of Chippenham, and Lucy H (12) of Camberley Surrey.


ESTATE OF LADY GOLDNEY.-The administration of the estate, valued at £2,008 19s. 10d., of Dame Mary Anne Goldney, wife of Sir Gabriel Goldney, of Beechfield, Wilts, first baronet, and daughter of Mr. Richard Hayward Alexander, of Corsham, Wilts, has now been granted to the surviving executor, the testatrix's son, Mr. Frederick Hastings Goldney, of Prior-place, Camberley.

Clifton Society (Bristol), Thursday, 14 Jun 1900, p. 7


At the time of the 1911 England Census Frederick Hastings Goldney, aged 65, born in Chippenham Wilts, private means, Justice of the Peace, and wife of 36 years Ethel Julia Goldney, aged 53, born in Wilton Wilts (mother of 5 children), private means, were living in Prior Place, Camberley, Frimley Surrey. With them were children (single) Katharine Long (32), Mary De La Riviere (30), Eveline Margaret Hungerford (29), Lucy Hulbert (27), and Harry Hastings (24) of Chippenham, B.A.

In May 1912 Frederick Hastings Goldney was present at the marriage of his daughter Eveline Margaret Hungerford Goldney to Graham Eardley Dunsterville in Corsham Wilts.

In April 1916 F H Goldney was present at the marriage of his daughter Lucy Hulbert Goldney to Aubrey Cyril Sikkim Bowman in Corsham Wilts.



Veteran Representative of an Honoured Wilts Family.

Sir Frederick Hastings Goldney, Bt., who, as we have already mentioned, was 83 on Saturday, is the second son of Sir Gabriel Goldney, 1st Baronet, of Beechfield, Chippenham and Bradenstoke Abbey, Wilts. He is descended from a very old and esteemed Chippenham family. Sir Frederick's mother was a daughter of the late Richard Hayward Alexander, of Corsham. He was educated at Harrow, and in 1874-5 was Mayor of Chippenham, and again in 1888. In February, 1875 he married Ethel Julia, daughter of Mr. Henry James Fowle Swayne, the last Recorder of Wilton. She died in 1926, leaving one son (Mr. Henry Hastings Goldney, M.C.) and four daughters. Sir Frederick is a magistrate for Wiltshire and Surrey, and was Sheriff for Wiltshire in 1908.

The Bath Chronicle & Herald, Saturday, 2 Jun 1928, p. 3


In the 1939 Register Frederick H Goldney (b. 26 May 1845), widowed, independent means, was living 39 Pickwick, Calne And Chippenham, Wiltshire. At the same address were [daughters] Katherine L Goldney (b. 22 Oct 1878), single, independent means, and Mary D Goldney (b. 4 Feb 1880), single, independent means.


Frederick Hastings Goldney died aged 94 years.


sir Frederick Hastings Goldney baronet of Beechfield Corsham Wiltshire died 21 February 1940. Probate Winchester 30 April to Sir Henry Hastings Goldney baronet, Katharine Long Goldney and Mary Delariviere Goldney, spinsters. Effects £127255 10s. 4

  Marriage Information:

Frederick married his 3rd cousin Ethel Julia Swayne, daughter of Henry James Fowle Swayne and Mina Elizabeth Crealock, on 6 Feb 1875 in Wilton, Wiltshire, England. (Ethel Julia Swayne was christened on 18 Nov 1855 in Stratford-sub-Castle, Wiltshire, England and died on 22 Jan 1926 at Beechfield, Corsham, Wiltshire, England, aged 70 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

Frederick Hastings Goldney, age 28, bachelor, gentleman, resident of Chippenham Wilts, son of Gabriel Goldney, Member of Parliament, and
Ethel Julia Swayne, age 19, spinster, resident of Wilton, daughter of Henry James Fowle Swayne, esquire

Married by Licence

Witnesses: Gab: Goldney, Henry J. F. Swayne, G. . . . . . . . Goldney


1 Visitation of England and Wales, Frederick Arthur Crisp (ed.), vol. 1, p. 59.

2 Corsham Wilts Parish Registers, Baptisms, p. 103, no. 818.

3 Ibid., Marriages, p. 228, no. 456.

4 England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995, 1940, p. 419.

5 FindAGrave, Memorial.

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