The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for John Godly
Generation No. 1
  1. John Godly He was born c 1765
  He married Elizabeth Ovenden on 5th Apr 1785 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was born c 1765. They had the following children:
  iAnnsley who was born c Oct 1785 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Oct 1785 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
2 iiJohn who was born 1790 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1790 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. John Godly was the son of John Godly and Elizabeth Godly [Ovenden]. He was born 1790 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1790 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Elizabeth Izzard on 5th May 1811 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was born 1790 at Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
3 iLuke who was born 1812 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Aug 1813 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
  iiHarriet who was born 26th Feb 1815 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 26th Mar 1815 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiiElija who was born 24th Jun 1816 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 15th Sep 1816 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
4 ivElizabeth who was born 9th Jul 1818 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Aug 1818 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died 14th May 1894 Fletching, Sussex; buried 16th May 1894 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, Grave No. 453
  vAnn who was born 21st Sep 1820 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Nov 1820 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  viElisha who was born 8th Oct 1822 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 17th Nov 1822 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  viiMark who was born 8th Dec 1824 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Mar 1825 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  viiiCaroline who was born 2nd Sep 1827 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Nov 1827 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
5 ixMatthew who was born 1831 at Rotherfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  3. Luke Godley, farm labourer was the son of John Godley and Elizabeth Godley [Izzard]. He was born 1812 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Aug 1813 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
  He married Mary Morris on 13th Dec 1832 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. She was born 1813 at Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
6 iLuke who was born 1833 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 7th Apr 1833 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
7 iiEmma Jane who was born 1834 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Dec 1834 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
8 iiiMichel who was born 1837 at Rotherfield, Sussex
9 ivRichard who was born 31st Aug 1839 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Oct 1939 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  vElizabeth who was born 2nd May 1842 at Uckfield, Sussex; christened 17th Jul 1842 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
10 viGeorge who was born 26th Feb 1844 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 31st Mar 1844 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
11 viiEliza who was born 9th Jun 1846 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Aug 1846 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Mar 1881 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 34 years; buried 2nd Mar 1881 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  viiiHarriet who was born 6th Jun 1848 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Sep 1848 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
12 ixAlfred who was born 22nd Dec 1850 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1851 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
13 xFrances who was born 1853 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 6th Nov 1853 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
   
  4. Elizabeth Dadswell [Godley] was the daughter of John Godley and Elizabeth Godley [Izzard]. She was born 9th Jul 1818 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Aug 1818 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died 14th May 1894 at Fletching, Sussex; buried 16th May 1894 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, Grave No. 453
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
  iAnn who was born 1836 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Sep 1836 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
14 iiJames who was born 20th Jun 1849 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Sep 1849 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died 21st Jul 1921 Fletching, Sussex; buried after 21st Jul 1921 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, Grave No. 453
  She married James Dadswell on 4th Jan 1852 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. He was the son of Nicholas Dadswell, farmer and Elizabeth Dadswell [Camfield]. He was born 1793 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Jan 1793 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Nicholas Dadswell and Elizabeth Dadswell; died Dec 1856 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 63 years; buried 24th Dec 1856 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
15 iKatherine who was born c Apr 1852 at Sweet Hawes, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 4th Apr 1852 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of James Dadswell (farmer) and Elizabeth Dadswell
   
  5. Matthew Godley, farm labourer was the son of John Godley and Elizabeth Godley [Izzard]. He was born 1831 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Mary Ann Dadswell on 14th Apr 1855 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of Thomas Dadswell, farm labourer and Mary Dadswell [Pollard]. She was born 1831 at Crowborough, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 30th Oct 1831 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Dadswell (labourer) and Mary Dadswell. They had the following children:
  iFrances who was born 1857 at Mayfield, Sussex
  iiWilliam who was born 1859 at Ditton, Kent
  iiiThomas who was born 1862 at Ditton, Kent
  ivMartha who was born 1867 at Ditton, Kent; christened 9th Jun 1867 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died 1886 Rotherfield, Sussex
  vDavid who was born 1869 at Burwash, Sussex
   
Generation No. 4
  6. Luke Godley, farm labourer was the son of Luke Godley, farm labourer and Mary Godley [Morris]. He was born 1833 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 7th Apr 1833 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Sarah Ann Dadswell on 6th Apr 1861 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of Thomas Dadswell, farm labourer and Mary Dadswell [Pollard]. She was born 3rd Oct 1833 at Jarvis Brook, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Feb 1837 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Dadswell (labourer) and Mary Dadswell. They had the following children:
16 iSally who was born 1862 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th Apr 1862 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiEliza who was born 1866 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th Nov 1866 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiiFrederick Alfred who was born 29th Jun 1876 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 17th Jul 1876 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
   
  7. Emma Jane Dadswell [Godley] was the daughter of Luke Godley, farm labourer and Mary Godley [Morris]. She was born 1834 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Dec 1834 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  She married David Dadswell on 2nd Dec 1865 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. He was the son of Obed Dadswell, farm labourer and Sarah Ann Dadswell [Cole]. He was born 1837 at Brook Farm, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 27th Aug 1837 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Obed Dadswell (labourer) and Sarah Ann Dadswell. They had the following children:
17 iCharles who was born 1866 at Pinehurst, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th Mar 1866 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of David Dadswell (labourer) and Emma Dadswell
18 iiAlice who was born 20th Jul 1868 at No Man's Hole, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th Dec 1868 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of David Dadswell (labourer) and Emma Dadswell
  iiiFrederick who was born 1870 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 19th Nov 1870 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of David Dadswell (labourer) and Emma Dadswell; died before 27th Nov 1870 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 3 months; buried 27th Nov 1870 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
19 ivAlbert who was born 1871 at No Man's Hole, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 10th Dec 1871 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of David Dadswell (labourer) and Emma Dadswell
  vNoah who was born 6th Aug 1874 at Argos Hill, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Oct 1874 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of David Dadswell (labourer) and Emma Dadswell
20 viTom who was born 7th Feb 1877 at Argos Hill, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Apr 1877 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of David Dadswell (labourer) and Emma Dadswell
   
  8. Michel Godley, farm labourer was the son of Luke Godley, farm labourer and Mary Godley [Morris]. He was born 1837 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Eliza Sellens on 10th Feb 1867 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was born 1844 at Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iSophia who was born 1863 at Rotherfield, Sussex
21 iiSarah Ann who was born 1867 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Apr 1867 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiiJames who was born 5th Dec 1868 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Feb 1869 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  ivMark William who was born 16th Jul 1871 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 12th Nov 1871 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
   
  9. Richard Godley, farm labourer was the son of Luke Godley, farm labourer and Mary Godley [Morris]. He was born 31st Aug 1839 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Oct 1939 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married (1) Harriet Coomber on 18th Apr 1863 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of John Comber, labourer and Mary Comber [Dadswell]. She was born 12th Jul 1842 at Hole Farm, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 16th Oct 1842 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of John Comber (labourer) & Mary Comber; died Apr 1871 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 30 years; buried 13th Apr 1871 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iMary Ann who was born 1864 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 12th Jun 1864 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiAlice who was born 1867 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Sep 1867 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiiGeorge who was born 1867 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Sep 1867 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  ivDavid Thomas who was born 1870 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  vRichard who was born 1871 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married (2) Ester ..... on c 1872. She was born 1847 at Ticehurst, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iElizabeth A. who was born 1875 at Ticehurst, Sussex
  iiEdith who was born 1877 at Ticehurst, Sussex
  iiiAda E. who was born 1880 at Wadhurst, Sussex
  ivEliza who was born 15th Apr 1886 at Burwash, Sussex
  vFrederick J. who was born 1888 at Burwash, Sussex
  viCharles Henry who was born 1890 at Burwash, Sussex
   
  10. George Godley, farmer was the son of Luke Godley, farm labourer and Mary Godley [Morris]. He was born 26th Feb 1844 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 31st Mar 1844 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Mercy Beal on Apr to June 1873, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1873 Q2 Vol 2b Page 200. She was born 1849 at Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iWalter who was born 1875 at Mayfield, Sussex
22 iiEli who was born 1877 at Mayfield, Sussex; died Jan to Mar 1908, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1908 Q1 Vol 2b Page 87, aged 51 years
  iiiEdgar who was born Apr 1880 at Mayfield, Sussex
  ivEmma who was born 1883 at Mayfield, Sussex
  vLuther who was born 1886 at Mayfield, Sussex
   
  11. Eliza Dadswell [Godley] was the daughter of Luke Godley, farm labourer and Mary Godley [Morris]. She was born 9th Jun 1846 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Aug 1846 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Mar 1881 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 34 years; buried 2nd Mar 1881 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  She married George Dadswell on Oct to Dec 1874, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1874 Q4 Vol 2b Page 270. He was the son of Thomas Dadswell, farm labourer and Mary Dadswell [Pollard]. He was born 1844 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1845 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Dadswell (labourer) and Mary Dadswell. They had the following children:
  iRhoda who was born 28th Feb 1876 at Crowborough, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Jun 1876 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of George Dadswell (labourer) and Eliza Dadswell
  iiAlice who was born 19th Feb 1877 at Crowborough, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th May 1877 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of George Dadswell (labourer) and Eliza Dadswell; died Feb 1882 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 5 years; buried 8th Feb 1882 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
   
  12. Alfred Godley was the son of Luke Godley, farm labourer and Mary Godley [Morris]. He was born 22nd Dec 1850 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1851 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Ansley Hoath on 29th Oct 1878 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of Jesse Hoath, farm bailiff and Annesley Hoath [Card]. She was born 1851 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1851 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
   
  13. Frances Watson [Godley] was the daughter of Luke Godley, farm labourer and Mary Godley [Morris]. She was born 1853 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 6th Nov 1853 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  She married John Watson on Oct to Dec 1874, registered at Lewisham District, London, ref: 1874 Q4 Vol 1d Page 1300. He was the son of James Watson and Elizabeth Watson [Waghorn]. He was born 1851 at Frant, Sussex; died Oct to Dec 1890, registered at Tonbridge District, Kent, ref: 1890 Q4 Vol 2a Page 418, aged 39 years. They had the following children:
  iArthur who was born 1876 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiJohn who was born 1878 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiiFrances who was born May 1880 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  ivErnest who was born 1883 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  vNellie who was born 1886 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  viAlfred who was born 1890 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
   
  14. James Godley, shepherd and farm labourer was the son of unknown father and Elizabeth Godly. He was born 20th Jun 1849 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Sep 1849 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died 21st Jul 1921 at Fletching, Sussex; buried after 21st Jul 1921 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, Grave No. 453
  He married Eve Weston on Jan to Mar 1897, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1897 Q1 Vol 2b Page 163. She was born 1858 at Fletching, Sussex; died 1st Oct 1923 at Fletching, Sussex; buried after 1st Oct 1923 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, Grave No. 453
   
  15. Katherine Staplehurst [Dadswell] was the daughter of James Dadswell, farmer and Elizabeth Dadswell [Godley]. She was born c Apr 1852 at Sweet Hawes, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 4th Apr 1852 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of James Dadswell (farmer) and Elizabeth Dadswell
  She married Frank Staplehurst on 12th Oct 1872 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. He was born 1853 at Fletching, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iWilliam R. who was born 1875 at Fletching, Sussex
  iiCharles who was born 1877 at Fletching, Sussex
  iiiFredk. who was born 1880 at Fletching, Sussex
   
Generation No. 5
  16. Sally Killick [Godley] was the daughter of Luke Godley, farm labourer and Sarah Ann Godley [Dadswell]. She was born 1862 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th Apr 1862 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  She married George Killick on Apr to June 1888, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1888 Q2 Vol 2b Page 197. He was the son of unknown father and Mary Killick. He was born 1858 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 11th Apr 1858 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Mary Killick. They had the following children:
  iGeorge who was born 1890 at Crowborough, Sussex
  iiEliza who was born 1892 at Crowborough, Sussex
  iiiMary who was born 1897 at Crowborough, Sussex
   
  17. Charles Dadswell, gardener was the son of David Dadswell, farm labourer and Emma Jane Dadswell [Godley]. He was born 1866 at Pinehurst, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th Mar 1866 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of David Dadswell (labourer) and Emma Dadswell
  He married Catherine Eliza Stevens on Apr to June 1897, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1897 Q2 Vol 2b Page 257. She was the daughter of William Stevens, general labourer and Ellen Stevens [Faulkner]. She was born 1868 at Linch, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iDorothy Queenie who was born 1900 at Marylebone, London
   
  18. Alice Mankellow [Dadswell] was the daughter of David Dadswell, farm labourer and Emma Jane Dadswell [Godley]. She was born 20th Jul 1868 at No Man's Hole, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th Dec 1868 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of David Dadswell (labourer) and Emma Dadswell
  She married Alfred James Mankellow on Oct to Dec 1894, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1894 Q4 Vol 2b Page 287. He was the son of William Mackellow, labourer and Elizabeth Constance Mackellow [Pentecost]. He was born 1862 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Dec 1862 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of William Mankellow (labourer) and Elizabeth Mankellow. They had the following children:
  iAlice Nora who was born 6th Aug 1895 at Frenches, Mark Cross, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Sep 1895 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Alfred James Mankellow (groom) and Alice Mankellow
  iiHarry who was born 1901 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiiEric who was born 1904 at Rotherfield, Sussex
   
  19. Albert Dadswell was the son of David Dadswell, farm labourer and Emma Jane Dadswell [Godley]. He was born 1871 at No Man's Hole, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 10th Dec 1871 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of David Dadswell (labourer) and Emma Dadswell
  He married Sarah Taylor on 14th Mar 1898 at Depford, Kent. She was born 1876
   
  20. Tom Dadswell, farm labourer was the son of David Dadswell, farm labourer and Emma Jane Dadswell [Godley]. He was born 7th Feb 1877 at Argos Hill, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Apr 1877 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of David Dadswell (labourer) and Emma Dadswell
  He married Kate Paige on Oct to Dec 1906, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1906 Q4 Vol 2b Page 307. She was the daughter of Samuel Page, farm labourer and Mary Ann Page [Walter]. She was born 16th Aug 1876 at Treblers, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Oct 1876 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Samuel Paige (labourer) and Mary Ann Paige. They had the following children:
  iViolet who was born 1908 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiFrank who was born 1910 at Rotherfield, Sussex
   
  21. Sarah Ann Heasman [Godley] was the daughter of Michael Godley, farm labourer and Eliza Godley [Sellens]. She was born 1867 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Apr 1867 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  She married Henry Heasman on 8th Oct 1887 at Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex. He was the son of John Heasman, farm labourer and Emily Heasman [Wickens]. He was born 6th May 1866 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th May 1869 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iWilliam who was born 1888 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiJohn who was born 1890 at Frant, Sussex
   
  22. Eli Godley was the son of George Godley, farmer and Mercy Godley [Beal]. He was born 1877 at Mayfield, Sussex; died Jan to Mar 1908, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1908 Q1 Vol 2b Page 87, aged 51 years
  He married Harriet Naomi Paine on Jan to Mar 1898, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1898 Q1 Vol 2b Page 215. She was the daughter of Owen Paine, carpenter and Fanny Paine [Manser]. She was born 1876 at Rotherfield, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1876 Q4 Vol 2b Page 107; died July to Sep 1943, registered at Surrey S.E., ref: 1943 Q3 Vol 2a Page 567. They had the following children:
  iGeorge Owen who was born 1900 at Crowborough, Sussex
  iiErnest who was born 1902 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiiLucy who was born 1906 at Rotherfield, Sussex
   

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