Ellen Goodden1

(circa June 1835 - before 1901)
MotherEliza Goodden2,3 (cir. 1804 - cir. Jun 1846)

BMDB data

     Ellen Goodden was born cir. Jun 1835 Ash, Par. of Martock, SOM, ENG.1,2 She was baptized on 21 Jun 1835 Martock, SOM, ENG; entry shows Ellen as B.B. daughter of Eliza, spinster resid. Ash (ie base born.)2
     Ellen Goodden married John Harris in 1855 Sydney, NSW, AUS.4
     Ellen Goodden died bef. 1901 ?Sydney, NSW, AUS; marked as dec'd on the Jun 1901 marriage cert. of Elizabeth Jane CONNORS.4


     Ellen Goodden immigrated on 19 Apr 1855 "Sultana", Sydney, NSW, AUS; immigration schedule 29 May shows Ellen GOODEN as 21 nursery maid born Marock, Somerset, dtr of William (sic) & Eliza. Can read.3

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     Ellen Goodden appeared on the census of 1841 Ash, Par. of Martock, SOM, ENG, in the household of Eliza Goodden and is assumed to be a dtr.5 Ellen Goodden appeared on the census of 1851 at Ash, Somerset, as niece of Sarah Goodden.1


John Harris (cir. Dec 1835 - bef. 1901)
  • Elizabeth Jane Harris4 (cir. 1866 - )
  • Harriet Harris6 (1866 - )
Last Edited5 Dec 2018


  1. 1851 Census images, England & Wales, via Ancestry.com, Ash, Par. of Martock, Dist Yeovil, SOM, HO107; Piece: 1930; Folio: 94; ED 1e Page: 15 Sched 62; hsehold of Sarah GOODDEN, extracted Nov 2018.
  2. Parish Registers: Somerset, England (published), Bap. 21 Jun 1835 Ellen "B.B. daughter" of Eliza GOODEN resid. Ash, Martock, SOM, extracted Dec 2018.
  3. NSW (AUS): Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists1828-1896 by NSW Archives online at via Ancestry.com, "Sultana" 19 Apr 1855 Ellen GOODEN, d/o William & Eliza, arr. Sydney, from Persons on bounty ships to Sydney, Newcastle, and Moreton Bay (Board's Immigrant Lists); Series: 5317; Reel: 2471, extracted Dec 2018.
  4. Via Ancestry.com, Sydney (NSW) Anglican Parish Reigsters, 1818-2011: Marr. 26 Jun 1901 Charles Ludwig Nilson s/o Nils Nilson LUNDERN & Martha ?FROGNOR?; Elizabeth Jane CONNORS d/o John HARRIS & Ellen GOODIN, St Matthews Ch, Sydney, NSW, extracted Dec 2018.
  5. 1841 Census images, England & Wales, via Ancestry.com, Ash, Frome Martock Hundred, Sub Dist Martock, Dist Yeovil, SOM, HO107; Piece: 951; Book: 2; ED: 4; Folio: 28; Page: 9, hsehold of Eliza GOODEN, extracted Dec 2018.
  6. Index of births, marriages and deaths, Birth 1866 Harriet d/o John & Ellen HARRIS, Paddington, NSW ref. 3754, extracted Dec 2018.

E. & O. E. Some/most parish records are rather hard to read and names, places hard to interpret, particularly if you are unfamiliar with an area.