Edwin Charles Boston Godart1

#17333, (1872 - 1954)
FatherPeter Godart1 (1839 - 1898)
MotherLouisa Emily Boston1 (1846 - 1893)
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Peter Godart
ChartsPeter Godart & Mary Dowson - collapsible 6 generation descendant chart

Children of Edwin Charles Boston Godart and Adelaide Elizabeth Toas

BirthEdwin Charles Boston Godart was born on 30 Dec 1872 in Mile End, Middlesex.1
 
BaptismHe was baptized on 16 Feb 1873 in St Dunstan Stepney, Middlesex. He was the son of Peter, a decorator, & Louisa Emily Godart of 325 Mile End Road. His birthday was noted to be 30 Dec 1872 and his older half-brothers Arthur and Ernest were baptised with him.1 
(with Parents) 1881 CensusHe appeared on the 1881 Census of Mile End Old Town, London with his parents. Edwin Chas was 8, a scholar, and born in Mile End.2 
1891 CensusHe appeared on the 1891 Census of Ratcliff, London, at 532 & 534 Commercial Road. Edwin was 18, worked as an Assistant in a Pawnbrokers Shop, and was born in Mile End O.T. The pawnbrokers manager and head of household was Joseph Thorn, whose father in law was Edwin Boston [perhaps Edwin's grandfather - not researched].3 
MarriageHe married Adelaide Elizabeth Toas on 27 Nov 1898 in Bromley St Leonard, London.
Information from the register: Edwin Charles Boston Godart, 25, bachelor, salesman, residence 202 Devons Road, father Peter Godart (deceased), builder;
Adelaide Elizabeth Toas, 26, spinster, same address, father Thomas Toas, porter;
They were married after banns and the witnesses were Thomas Toas and Herbert Godart.4 
Item On 10 Oct 1900, notice was given that the partnership between Edwin Charles Godart and Albert George Hassell, carrying on business as Pawnbrokers, Salesmen, and Furniture Dealers, at No. 202, Devons-road, Bromley, Middlesex, under the name "Godart and Co.," has been dissolved as of October first.5 
1901 CensusEdwin Charles Boston Godart and Adelaide Elizabeth Toas appeared on the 1901 Census of Lambeth, Surrey, at 30 High Street, enumerated 31 Mar 1901. They lived in four rooms. Edwin C was 28, a Clothier working on own account, and born in Mile end, Middlesex. Adelaide E was 28 and born in Bromley by Bow, Middlesex. Their daughter Lillian Adelaide was listed as living with them.6 
1911 CensusEdwin Charles and Adelaide Elizth Godart appeared on the 1911 Census of West Norwood, London, at 30 High Street. They had been married 12 years and Adelaide was the mother of 3 children. Edwin was 38, born in Mile End London, and described himself as an Outfitter and employer. The census clerk added Clothing & Furniture Shop Keeper. Adelaide was 38 and born in Bromley. They lived in seven rooms with their daughters Lilian Adelaide (11), Gladys Olive (9), and Hilda Dorothy (6.)7 
DeathEdwin died on 1 Jan 1954.8,9
 
ProbateHis estate was proved on 8 Feb 1954 in London. Entry from the probate calendar:

GODART Edwin Charles Boston of 68 St. Julians Farm-road West Norwood Surrey died 1 January 1954. Probate London 8 February to Herbert James Burrow accountant. Effects £799 14s. 11d.9
 
Last Edited17 Aug 2013

Citations

  1. Baptisms of St Dunstan Stepney, Middlesex. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Edwin Charles Boston Godart, 1873, #34.
  2. 1881 Census for England & Wales, RG11/481 folio 13.
  3. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/292 folio 118.
  4. Marriages of Bromley St Leonard, London. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Edwin Charles Boston Godart & Adelaide Elizabeth Toas, 1898, #174.
  5. The London Gazette, online at www.gazettes-online.co.uk, Issue 27239, 19 October 1900, page 21.
  6. 1901 Census for England & Wales, RG13/436 folio 118.
  7. 1911 Census for England & Wales, RD 25 SD 5 ED 21 Schedule 52.
  8. GRO Indexes to Deaths, images viewed at Ancestry. Edwin C Godart, age 81, Mar Q 1954, Lambeth RD.
  9. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1858-1966. Images viewed at Ancestry.com. Edwin Charles Boston Godart, 1954.
  10. Baptisms of Bromley St Leonard, London. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Lillian Adelaide Godart, 1900, #1364.
  11. Baptisms of St Luke West Norwood, London. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Gladys Olive Godart, 1902, #506.
  12. Baptisms of St Luke West Norwood, London. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Hilda Dorothy Godart, 1904, #80.