Gould, Elizabeth

(born c. 1749 – died 1817)

Local connection
Lived locally and Signed the Lee Petition in 1814.

Elizabeth was a grocer and cheesemonger who lived in Lewisham.

She signed was one of the signatories of the anti-slavery Lee Petition of 1814.

There is a monumental inscription in St Mary’s, Lewisham that reads:

'in memory of Mr Ralph Gould who departed this life on the 30 December 1800 aged 55. Also Mrs Elizabeth Gould widow of the above who departed this life April 13 1817 aged 78. Also Mrs Susanna Addison sister of the above Mrs Elizabeth Gould who departed this life September 3rd 1826 aged 76'.

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