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William Godfrey                                       1843-1912
William was born 17 February 1843, the son of John Godfrey and Mary Ann Carter, in London.

Geraldine Elizabeth Southorn                 1845-
Geraldine was born 13 March 1845, the daughter of William Southorn and Anne Eaton, at Eltham, Kent.
I have identified the following children.
Harry C. Born abt 1866   Kent  
Victor Gerald Born abt 1867   Kent  
William Born abt 1869   Kent  
Edith Born abt 1871   London  
Ellen Born abt 1872   London  
Percival Frank Born abt 1876   London  
Christopher Lester Born abt 1878   London  
Laura Eugenia Born abt 1880   London  
Ella Keziah Elizabeth Born 17 Apr 1882   London Married Richard Robert DeWitt Gray
Birth of Parents
William Godfrey b: 17 Feb 1843         Islington, London
son of John Godfrey and Mary Ann Carter

Geraldine Elizabeth Southorn b: 13 Mar 1845         Eltham, Kent       1845 1Q Lewisham 5 302
daughter of William Southorn and Anne Eaton

Marriage
abt 1865
William Godfrey
Geraldine Elizabeth Southorn
      1865 1Q Islington 1b 340

Children
Harry C. Godfrey b: abt 1866               Kent       1866 1Q Lewisham 1d 849
son of William Godfrey and Geraldine Elizabeth Southorn
Victor Gerald Godfrey b: abt 1867               Kent       1867 4Q Lewisham 1d _53
son of William Godfrey and Geraldine Elizabeth Southorn
William Godfrey b: abt 1869               London
son of William Godfrey and Geraldine Elizabeth Southorn

1871 Census RG10-312 3 April 1871 Stamford Hill, Hackney, London
2 Mis House Cottage
William Godfrey
Geraldine (Wife)
Harry C.
Victor G.
William G.
Age 28
Age 24
Age 5
Age 3
Age 1
Carpenter London
Eltham
Rochester
Lee
London

Kent
Kent
Kent
17 Feb 1843
13 Mar 1845
abt 1865
abt 1867
abt 1869

Edith Godfrey b: abt 1871               London       1871 4Q Bethnal Green 1c 284
daughter of William Godfrey and Geraldine Elizabeth Southorn
Ellen Godfrey b: abt 1872               London       1872 4Q Hackney 1b 450
daughter of William Godfrey and Geraldine Elizabeth Southorn
Percival Frank Godfrey b: abt 1876               London       1876 1Q Hackney 1b 487
son of William Godfrey and Geraldine Elizabeth Southorn
Christopher Lester Godfrey b: abt 1878               London       1878 2Q Hackney 1b 479
son of William Godfrey and Geraldine Elizabeth Southorn
Laura Eugenia Godfrey b: abt 1880               London       1880 1Q Hackney 1b 506
daughter of William Godfrey and Geraldine Elizabeth Southorn

1881 Census RG11-286 4 April 1881 Stamford Hill, Hackney, London
40 Rossington Street
William Godfrey
Geraldine (Wife)
Guss
Edith
Ellen
Percy
Chris
Laura
Age 37
Age 35
Age 11
Age 9
Age 7
Age 5
Age 3
Age 1
Carpenter

Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
London
Hackney
Hackney
Hackney
Hackney
Hackney
Hackney
Hackney
Middlesex
Middlesex
Middlesex
Middlesex
Middlesex
Middlesex
Middlesex
Middlesex
17 Feb 1843
13 Mar 1845
abt 1869
abt 1871
abt 1873
abt 1875
abt 1877
abt 1879

Ella Keziah Elizabeth Godfrey b: 17 Apr 1882               London       1882 1Q Hackney 1b 459
daughter of William Godfrey and Geraldine Elizabeth Southorn

1891 Census RG12-1345 6 April 1891 Leyton, Essex
5 Beechcroft Villa
William Godfrey
Geraldine (Wife)
Edith
Ellen
Percy
Christopher
Laura
Keziah
Age 48
Age 46
Age 19
Age 17
Age 15
Age 13
Age 11
Age 9
Joiner

Ironer in Laundry
Ironer in Laundry
??
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar


Clapton
Clapton
Clapton
Clapton
Clapton
Clapton
London
London
London
London
London
London
London
London
17 Feb 1843
13 Mar 1845
abt 1871
abt 1873
abt 1875
abt 1877
abt 1879
17 Apr 1882

1901 Census RG13-223 1 April 1901 Hackney, London
218 Graham Road
William Godfrey
Geraldine (Wife)
Ella
Age 58
Age 56
Age 18
Shop Keeper

Typist
Islington
Eltham
Clapton
London
Kent
London
17 Feb 1843
13 Mar 1845
17 Apr 1882

1911 Census RG14-104 3 April 1911 Beckenham, Kent
174 Croydon Road   (6 Rooms)
William Godfrey
Geraldine Elizabeth (Wife)
Ellen Gray (Daughter) (M)
Robert Gerald Gray (GrSon)
Marjorie Gray (GrDau)
Geraldine Constance Gray (GrDau)
Age 68
Age 66
Age 28
Age 7
Age 6
Age 4
Carpenter

Wardrobe Mistress Theater

Eltham
Clapton
Streatham
Streatham
Streatham
London
Kent
London
London
London
London
17 Feb 1843
13 Mar 1845
17 Apr 1882
26 Jul 1903
abt 1904
18 Aug 1906

Death
William Godfrey Died 2 Dec 1912       1912 4Q Bromley 2a 587

LONDON   17 Feb 1913                         Probate
GODFREY, William, of 174 Croydon-road, Beckenham, Kent, died 2 December 1912, Administration London, 17 February, to Geraldine Elizabeth Godfrey, widow.
  Effects £271 3s. 4d.
LONDON   16 Jun 1918                         Probate
GODFREY, William, of 174 Croydon-road, Beckenham, Kent, died 2 December 1912, Administration London, 16 June, to Victor Gerald Godfrey, electrician.
  Effects £300

Death
Geraldine Elizabeth (Southorn) Godfrey Died 2 Nov 1917, Age 74,       1917 4Q Hampstead 1a 669

LONDON   18 Jan 1918                         Probate
GODFREY, Geraldine Elizabeth, of 255 Finchley-road, Middlesex, widow, died 2 November 1917, Probate London 18 January, to Edwin George Hide Duke, surveyor.
  Effects £1,433 0s. 7d.   Resworn £1,303 0s. 7d.