- Born: 1890, Morton, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, Eng
- Marriage: Florence Birbeck in Jun 1920
David Goulding in the England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983 birth registered Jul-Aug-Sept 1890 at Gainsborough, Lincolnshire Vol 7a Page 700.
By the 1891 census, John Goulding was still living in Walkerith Rd at the village of Morton in the rural Sanitary District of Gainsborough in the Parliamentary Division of West Lindsey and the Ecclesiastical District of St Paul's. Their address was given as Walkerith Rd. Another son had appeared, John, who was presumably absent in 1881. Also George had either left home or died. In this survey, Frank Bernard Goulding had been born and was living with them and was listed as Frank B., son, 7 yrs, Scholar, and born in Morton, Lincolnshire. Also in the household was Ann Goulding 2, Twins David and Jonathan 7 months, John Goulding 14, Jonas Goulding, Lucy A Goulding 9, Mary Goulding 12, wife Sarah A Goulding 37, Sarah J Goulding 19 and Walter Goulding 5.
In 1901 he appeared to be in Lincolnshire living with his widowed mother.
In 1911, he appeared to be in Gainsborough Lincolnshire.
"David married Florence Birbeck in June 1920 and they lived in a small village called Wrawby; near Brigg in Lincolnshire.
Dave was very like Grandad in character.
Their house was always friendly and had a warm feel. I think they had seven children:
William, born Gainsborough, Dec 1920. Freda M, born Gainsborough, Sep 1922. Cecil D, born Gainsborough, June 1924. Gerald L, born Gainsborough, June 1929. Died Sept 1929. Gerald L, born Brigg June 1933.
Sheila, born Brigg June 1933. Margaret (Marge), details not known. According to our Mum, Dave was "a bit of a lad with the ladies". He drove a tanker (see photo)."
David married Florence Birbeck in Jun 1920.