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Horatio Godfrey

From on Wed, 19 May 2004
Hi Elizabeth, it was lovely to hear from you. I understand about your CD. Yes I am glad to help you to add Fanny's children, I have.
Here is Horatio and Fanny Godfrey's family. They were married on 12 November 1874 after Horatio's first wife Ruth (Mansell) died on 25 Feb 1872 and buried in Bunyinyong ccemetery (no headstone). Horatio and Ruth had one son Horatio Nelson Godfrey jnr as you know.
Horatio Nelson Godfrey snr was born in Westbury near Launceston on 23 April 1844. He was killed by himself on his 51st birthday (1897) at Alberton and buried at Alberton (no headstone). His father was Henry Godfrey who was a convict for being breakhousing in 1832, London.
Fanny's parents, Samuel Curtis and Fanny Jeffery. They had first child, Thomas Curtis and he was stillborn (I think) in 1854 at Devon, Eng. They were married at Devon in 1854. Then they had 9 children which you have it. Samuel died in 1893 at Horsham and his wife, Fanny died in 1897, also at Horsham.
Fanny Godfrey died in WA on 05 Oct 1936 and buried at Karrakatta Cemetery near Perth that she has a headstone.
12 Children 1. Ruth Minne Godfrey 1876, Horsham, D: 1930, WA.
2. Frederick Albion Godfrey 1877, Horsham, D: 1961, WA.
3. Henry Samuel Godfrey 1879, Horsham D: 1936, WA.
4. Fanny Grace Clark Godfrey 1881, Horsham D: 1967, WA.
5. Rueben Curtis Godfrey 1883, Myrniong D: 1951, WA.
6. Albert John Jeffery Godfrey 1884, Melton, Vic D: 1917 during war and buried in France.
7. George William Lewis Godfrey 1887, Fitzroy, Vic D: 1987, Horsham
8. Ernest Charles Arthur Godfrey 1888, Brighton, Vic D: 1889, Brighton, Vic.
9. Ernest Charles Leslie Godfrey 1890, Alberton, Vic D: 1974, WA
10. Elsie Alice Maud Godfrey 1892 D: ?
11. Twin Ada Susan Godfrey 1895, Alberton, Vic D: 1983, Mowera, WA
12. Twin Alice Myrle Godfrey 05 Jun 1895, Alberton, Vic D: ?

Applications by a Convict, to marry, Tasmanian records (couples could then change their minds!)
GODFREY Henry came on Georgiana to wed PICKLE Sarah came free 25 MAR 1835 reference CON52/1 p65
GODFREY Henry came on Georgiana to wed LEMON Matilda came free 19 AUG 1841 reference CON52/2 p65
GODFREY Henry came on Georgiana to wed CLARK Mary came free 17 JUN 1843 references CON52/2 p69 RGD37/3 : 1843/271
Horatio Nelson Godfrey born 23 April 1844 in Launceston, Tasmania, died 1897 in Alberton, wed 1874 #4752 to Fanny Jane Jeffery Curtis 1856 #11610 and lived at Geelong, Horsham Fitzroy then Brighton,
Horatio first wed 1870 #1444 to Ruth Mansell 1850 - 25 Feb 1872 #545 aged 20,
Child of Ruth 1. Horatio Nelson Godfrey 1871 #1171
12 children
of Fanny
2. William Henry Godfrey 1874 - 1875 #2640 lived 4 months
3. Ruth Minnie Godfrey 1876 #3224
4. Frederick Albon Godfrey 1877 #22882
5. Henry Samuel Godfrey 1879 #9935
6. Reuben Curtis Godfrey 1883 #4351
7. Albert John Jeffery Godfrey 1884 #26280
8. George Wm Louis Godfrey 1887 #11043
9. Ernest Charles Arthur Godfrey 1888 #27014
10. Ernest Charles Leslie Godfrey 1890 - 1974, WA
11. Elsie Alice Maud Godfrey 1892
12. Twin Ada Susan Godfrey 1895 - 1983, Mowera, WA
13. Twin Alice Myrle Godfrey 05 Jun 1895, Alberton, Vic D: ?
1. Horatio Nelson Godfrey 1871 #1171 wed Mary Ann Thompson 1881-1956
Thankyou to for these details on Saturday, 30 January, 2010
2 Children 1. Myra Elsie Godfrey 1901 1979 wed 1924 to George Ambrose Strachan
2. Ruth Mansell Godfrey 1910 1991 wed 1939 to Alfred Henry Thompson (1909 1970)

John Godfrey

John Godfrey came c1871 with Maria Elizabeth Watson 1847 - 1920 #8847 aged 73 dau of Frederick Marcy Watson and lived at Sandhurst
12 Children 1. Alice Maud Godfrey 1868 - 1932 #4360 aged 64 (Births Mar 1867 - Alice Maud Godfrey in Islington Vol 1b page 274
2. Jno Edwd Fredk Godfrey 1869 - 1923 #15360 aged 54
3. Wm Chas De Arcy Godfrey 1871 - 1934 #10191 aged 62
4. Alf Ernt Victor Godfrey 1872 #26080
5. Walter Herbert Watson Godfrey 1874 #5131 - 1875 #4532 lived 1 year
6. Emma Florence Godfrey 1875 #19242
7. Henry Herbert Godfrey 1877 #5000 - 1880 #11226 lived 3 years
8. Claude Leslie Godfrey 1878 #18991 - 1964 #23724 aged 86
9. Twin George Godfrey 1880 #4733 - 1880 #2567 lived 2 days
10. Twin Robert Godfrey 1880 #4734 - 1880 #2568 lived 3 days
11. Victoria Ethel Godfrey 1881 #19151
12. Muriel Beatrice Godfrey 1885 #21240 - 1889 #9825 lived 4 years
4. Alf Ernt Victor Godfrey 1872 #26080 wed 1897 #2086 to Jeannie Comb
1 Child 1. Alf Ernt Victor Godfrey 1898 #16311
6. Emma Florence Godfrey 1875 #19242 wed 1902 #239 to Thos Gratton Oatley 1874 #499 born at Ballarat, 3 Children
5. Claude Leslie Godfrey 1878 #18991 wed 1903 #6378 to Elsie May Taylor and lived at Dandenong
2 Children 1. Ruby Esther Godfrey 1905 #2432
2. Leonard Alf Godfrey 1906 #10018
3. Herbt Leslie Godfrey 1908 #10708
8. Victoria Ethel Godfrey 1881 #19151 wed 1906 #6957 to Sydney James Kirkby 1879 #5328 son of Alice Maud Paine and Joseph Kirkby
2 Children 1. Phyllis Ruth Kirkby 1907 #28117
2. Hilda Grace Kirkby 1909 #4358

Arthur Goding

Arthur Goding 47, c1810 came Apr 1857 from Somersetshire on the Sabrina with Mary Unknown 40, 1807 - 1882 #7909 aged 75, and 7 chn, and lived at Brunswick
7 Children 1. Sarah Ann Goding 17, c1840
2. Arthur Goding 14, c1843
3. James Goding 10, c1847
4. John Goding 8, c1849
5. Hannah S Goding 6, c1851
6. Mary Goding 3, c1854 - 1860 #10916 aged 7 years
7. Emily Goding I, 1857 died at Sea
1. Sarah Ann Goding 17, c1840 wed 1859 #3718 to David Galt 1831 - 1868 #210 aged 37 son of Margaret and David Galt born at Pais, lived at Ballarat
Sarah Ann Galt nee Goding wed 1869 #4201 to Andrew Charles Gray and lived at Ballarat then Brunswick
5 Children 1. Jessie Margaret Galt 1861 #11768 - 1864 #5266 lived 3 years
2. David Taylor Galt 1862 #12653
3. Mary Ellen Galt 1864 #6400
4. Jessie Margaret Galt 1866 #19205 1867 #4581 lived 10 months
5. Emma Elizabeth Galt 1868 #13983
5 Children 6. Andrew Charles Gray 1870 #13403
7. Wm John Gray 1873 #939
8. Arthur Emanuel Gray 1874 #21287
9. James Edwin Gray 1876 #21273
10. Albert Frank Gray 1881 #18741
2. David Taylor Galt wed 1886 #2101 to Emily Lilley Bell 1859 #6090
1st Child 1. David Taylor Galt 1886 #26777
2. Arthur Goding 14, c1843 wed 1865 #1326 to Charlotte Machon and lived at Brunswick
12 Children 1. Hannah Mary Goding 1865 #20651 - 1866 #614 lived 2 months
2. Elizabeth Emily Goding 1867 #977
3. Henry Arthur Goding 1868 #21843
4. Mary Ellen Goding 1870 #21598
5. Hannah Sarah Goding 1872 #14444
6. Charlotte Amelia Goding 1874 #14206
7. Margaret Louisa Goding 1876 #14239
8. Charles William Goding 1878 #13793
9. John Edwin Goding 1881 #7437
10. Francis Ernest Goding 1883 #803
11. James Emanuel Goding 1885 #15680
12. Harriet May Goding 1888 #944
3. James Goding 10, c1847 wed 1867 #2407 to Elizabeth Beith 1846 #32184 baptised Methodist / Wesleyan, Geelong
4 Children 1. Sarah Ann Goding 1869 #13973
2. Mary Jane Goding 1872 #953
3. Jessie Goding 1874 #7381
4. Florence Goding 1884 #827
4. John Goding wed 1870 #3713 to Ellen Elizabeth Brown 1848 - 1889 #18176 aged 41, and lived at Brunswick, Oakleigh
John Goding wed 1890 #7350 to Elizabeth Diana Brown 1858 #14893 born in Brunswick, Victoria
9 Children 1. Eleanor Diana Goding 1871 #21766
2. Edward John Goding 1873 #7780
3. Henry Walter Goding 1875 #7445
4. Winifred Louisa Goding 1877 #7056
5. Frederick James Goding 1879 #7341
6. Eloise Victoria Goding 1881 #8610
7. Arthur Ernest Goding 1883 #8474
8. Ethel Adelaide Goding 1887 #13676
9. Jno Bright Goding 1889 #15123
3 Children 10. Lena Estella Goding 1891 #35925
11. Emily Wmina Goding 1896 #30115
12. Evelyn Florance Goding 1899 #5161
1. Eleanor Diana/Dina Goding 1871 #21766 wed 1895 #4095 to David Pask 1865 #17671 and lived at Oakleigh
5. Hannah S Goding 6, c1851 - 1872 #4000 aged 21 wed 1870 #2443 to Edwin Oaten from Taunton,
Edwin Oaten wed 1878 #4845 to Susannah Mary Powell born in Adelaide

George Godward

George Godward 1826 - 1889 #15097 aged 63, son of Mary Fletcher and John Godward, wed 1856 #722 to Mary Inglis McLean 19 Mar 1822 - 1910 #10557 aged 88, daughter of Alice Inglis and John McLean, and lived at Ballarat then Linton
2 children 1. Charles Godward 1858 #16915 - 1883 #8725 aged 24
2. John Godward 1861 #13849
2. John Godward 1861 #13849 - 28 Feb 1936 #14193 aged 74, wed 1884 #1044 to Fanny Sly 19 May 1861 - 10 Jul 1941 #19989 aged 80, died at Pyramid Hill
3 children 1. Charles Godward 1884 #24104 - 1953
2. Mary Frances Godward 1886 #5514 - 1946
3. John Albert Clarence Godward 1892 #34209 - 2 Aug 1918 aged 26 died of wound to the head, at Crout Sur Somme, France, No 2214, 24th Bat, Aust Inf
4. Albert Clarence Godward 1902
1. Charles Godward 1884 #24104 - 1953 #19209 aged 68, wed 1911 #3818 to Elsie Ethel Twigg 1885 #17186 - 1972 #21689 aged 87,
3 children 1. Stanley Chas Godward 1912 #6526 - 1942 #3211 aged 29
2. John Kenneth Godward 1913 #15965 served in WWII
3. Albert Lindsay Godward 1919 #30354
2. Mary Frances Godward 1886 #5514 - 1946 #19255 aged 60, wed 1912 #3728 to Lionel Oswald Twigg 1883 #8703 - 1955 #23428 aged 72, 2 children
which Godward wed after 1910 to Julia Francis Peake 1890 - 1965 #26032 aged 75, daughter of Julia Hewitt and Alfred G Peake, WHO DIED AS 'Mrs Godward'

William Golden

William Golden from Glasgow, wed 1887 #6977 to Elizabeth Jane Cochrane Alcorn 1860 - 1940 #9201 aged 80, daughter of Helen Cribes and Alex Alcorn of Gordon, Scotland, lived in Footscray
4 children 1. Helen Golden 1888 #3184 wed Vernon Luke Twigg
2. Mary Ann Carr Golden 1889 #21703 - 1952 #5418 aged 62
3. Jane Golden 1891 #23144
4. Geo Hutton Golden 1894 #11975 - 1958 #5187 aged 64
1. Helen Haliday Golden 1888 #3184 - 1963 #1224 aged 74, wed 1909 #1191 to Vernon Luke Twigg 1881 #15866 - 1966 #27258 aged 86, 4 children

Henry Goldsmith

Henry Albert Goldsmith 1847 wed 1870 at New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia to Mary Ann Mapley, daughter of Richard Mapley wed 1851 - New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia to Fanny Gloss, and had 2 daughters, Mary Ann Mapley 1850 and Hannah Mapley 1851
6 Children 1. Ernest Henry Goldsmith 1871
2. Henrietta Mary Goldsmith 1873
3. Eva Eliza Goldsmith 1874
4. Ada Elizabeth Goldsmith 1876 wed 4-Feb 1897 to Arthur John Ibbotson
5. Heathaw Bertha Gertrude Goldsmith 1877
6. Amos Clarence Archer Goldsmith 1879


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