Howard Herbert Gosling (b1924)

Howard Herbert Gosling

Howard Herbert Gosling

Jean Evelyn Simmonds

Jean Evelyn Simmonds

Howard Herbert Gosling, the son of Sidney George Gosling and Elizabeth Jones, was born in 1924 in Walsall, West Midlands. On leaving school he began work as a printer's apprentice at Walsall Lithographic. When he was eighteen he went to work on a farm and later became a gardener at Little Aston Hall (Esso Midlands headquarters). His last job before retirement was at Walsall Arboretum.

He married Jean Evelyn Simmonds in 1955 in Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire. Jean was born in Areley Kings, Worcestershire and on leaving school went to work as a bookkeeper.

Children of Howard and Jean Gosling b1956 b1960 b1967
Stephen Robert Gosling Andrew John Gosling Judith
Ann Gosling