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info from Carolyn David cdavid@edc.ca . I'm trying to trace relatives on the Godfrey and Hitchcock sides of the family as far back as I can. If anyone would like to contact me, they may do so at the coordinates below. Thank you very much, Carolyn David

?? GODFREY married ??, children:

  1. Harry James GODFREY (b. Jan. 6, 1882, d Jan. 4, 1961)

Next Generation

Harry James Godfrey (b. Jan. 6, 1882, d Jan. 4, 1961) on December 21, 1910, married Elizabeth BROWN  (b. Feb. 18, 1892, d May 19, 1986). Their children:

  1. Olive Selena Godfrey (b. August 20, 1911, d Nov. 28, 2003)

  2. Clifford Godfrey b. 1915

  3. Lancy Godfrey b. 1918 (now deceased)

  4. Desmond Godfrey b.1924 (moved to the U.K.)

  5. Irene Godfrey b.1913 (moved to the U.K.)

Next Generation
Olive Selena Godfrey (b. August 20, 1911, d Nov. 28, 2003) married Fred HITCHCOCK, b. May 21, 1908, d Sep. 7, 1971). Their children:

  1. Pamela Philomena Hitchcock b. 1934

Clifford Godfrey b. 1915 married Nora HITCHCOCK (now deceased). No children.


Lancy Godfrey b. 1918 (now deceased) married Margaret Esherwood (now deceased): Their children:

  1. Jennifer,

  2. Patricia,

  3. Gillian,

  4. Wendy

Desmond Godfrey b.1924 (moved to the U.K.) married Colleen SNELL. Their children:

  1. Christine,

  2. Cheryl,

  3. Debbie

Irene Godfrey b.1913 (moved to the U.K.) married Gerry Piers. Their children:

  1. Milton,

  2. Lorraine,

  3. Valerie

Next Generation


info from natalieyule@hotmail.co.uk

Andrew Godfrey married Alice Vergin, and their children are:

  1. Charles Godfrey

  2. William Henry Godfrey (born in 3/12/1909 attended Dr Grahams Homes)

  3. Albert Godfrey

  4. Richard Godfrey

  5. Eva Godfrey

Next Generation

William Henry Godfrey (born in 3/12/1909 attended Dr Grahams Homes) married Cynthia Amelia Florence ?? while working in the Calcutta police and had children by the names of :

  1. Sylvia Virginia Godfrey

  2. Donald William Godfrey (who has returned to England safely)

Next Generation

Sylvia Virginia Godfrey married Cecil John Mathews. children:

  1. Elizabeth Ann Mathews married max millan yule, 3 children: Diana elizaebeth, william henry and natalie christina


Looking for SAMUEL AUGUSTUS GODFREY , Gary Hayes  v55rayo@cogeco.ca

info from Reginald Shires RegShires@aol.com

Charles GODFREY married ??, children:

  1. Charlotte Godfrey

Next Generation

Charlotte GODFREY, age 15, on October 17, 1848, at Bellary, South India, married Henry SHIRES, age 19, a fifer in the 6th Regiment, an army unit of the English East India Company, .  They have two children:

  1. Charles Henry Shires, b June 6, 1852 at Secunderabad, India

  2. Priscilla Shires, b April 5, 1854 at Secunderabad.  


info from Yvette Wall yvette.wall@gmail.com  

?? GODFREY married ??, children:

  1. Vivienne Godfrey

Next Generation

Vivienne GODFREY married Clarence CARTON, children:

  1. Yvonne Claudine Carton

  2. Jeoffry Cranston Carton (b 24/7/1934 Lucknow, studied at St Josephs School, Naini Tal, d 27/5/2004 Perth)

  3. Keith Carton

Family migrated to Australia in 1948


info from Kath Balaporia yez@blueyonder.co.uk

I am the great grand-daughter of the late Doris Sylvia Tapsell who at the age of 20 married an Edwin Stanley Godfrey in Chakradharpur, India. Doris was the daughter of Tom Tapsell and Carron Hunter. They had 5 children - Harry, Kenneth, Veda, Marjorie and Doris [my great grand mother]. Harry Tapsell married and had children one of whom is Brian who is believed to be living in Perth, Australia. Veda married a Vernon Scott and had one son, Mervyn Scott. Marjorie married Walter and had 6 children - Daphne who married Ronald Rodgers and lived in Calcutta, India; Iona who married a Denzil James and is settle in Perth; Derek Clifford who is also settled in Perth, Australia.

If you are or know any of the above mentioned people I would love you to get in touch.

I look forward to hearing from you.  God bless! Kath Balaporia

?? GODFREY married ??, children:

  1. Edwin Stanley GODFREY

Next Generation

Edwin Stanley GODFREY  married Doris Sylvia TAPSELL, age 20, in Chakradharpur, India, children:


?? GODFREY married ??, children:

  1. Mayford GODFREY

Next Generation

Mayford GODFREY married Rosemarie TRINDER


info submitted by Eric Aitkins eaitkins@bigpond.net.au

?? GODFREY married ??, children:

  1. Jennifer GODFREY

Next Generation

Jennifer GODFREY married Eric AITKINS , children:

  1.  Gavin Aitkins (b 1984)

  2.  Sarah-Jane Aitkins (b 1988)

  3.  Brendan Joseph Aitkins (b 1989)


Info submitted by Alister Fuller alisterfuller@optushome.com.au

?? GODFREY married ??, children:

  1. Marshall GODFREY

Next Generation

Marshall GODFREY married Rebecca DUBIER , children:

  1. Brandon Godfrey

  2. Gary Godfrey

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