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John Haviland Dashwood Goldie
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18 MAR 1849 Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England
Charles Dashwood Goldie
Harriet Nicol
Grace Miriam Watson JAN 1874 St Ives, Huntingdonshire
Claude John Dashwood Goldie
Born: 29 DEC 1876 St Ives, Huntingdon, England
Died: 30 DEC 1956 Surrey, England
Grace Estelle Goldie
Born: OCT 1878 Twickenham, Middlesex, England
Died: 27 SEP 1925 Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Ethel Maude Gregson 16 DEC 1886 Holy Trinity, Wandsworth, England
Maude Violet Goldie
Born: ABT 1888 Richmond, Surrey, England
12 APR 1896 St Leonards On Sea, Hastings, Sussex, England aged 47
He was educated at Eton and St John's College, Cambridge.

He was a rower and was the Cambridge University Boat Club President between 1870 and 1872, won the Colquhoun Sculls in 1870 and captained Leander Club between 1873 and 1876. He stroked the Cambridge crew in the Boat Race in the 1869, 1870, 1871 and 1872 races. Cambridge's victory in 1870 ended Oxford's nine consecutive years of victories and Cambridge won again in 1871 and 1872. He captained Leander from 1873 to 1876 and stroked Leander when they won the Grand Challenge Cup in 1875. He went on to serve as the Leander treasurer from 1882-1895. He also umpired at Henley Royal Regatta.

He was known by his middle name of "Dashwood" by his family and close friends.
He became a barrister.
He married Grace Miriam Watson in 1874. They lived at Richmond and had a daughter and son Claude Goldie who was also a rower. Grace died in 1883 and he married again in 1886 to Ethel Maude Gregson.

He died at St Leonards-on-Sea aged only 47. The second Cambridge boat is named "Goldie" after him and his name was given to the Goldie Boathouse, used by the University crews.


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