Mary Castor Godart1

#17342, (1859 - 1931)
FatherThomas Godart2 (1820 - 1887)
MotherLaura Bear3 (c 1828 - 1904)
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Peter Godart
ChartsPeter Godart & Mary Dowson - collapsible 6 generation descendant chart
BirthMary Castor Godart was born in 1859 in Islington, Middlesex.2,1
(with Parents) 1871 CensusMary Castor appeared on the 1871 Census of Sydenham, Kent with her parents. She was 11, a scholar, and born in Islington.4 
(with Parents) 1881 CensusMary appeared on the 1881 Census of St Mary Islington, Middlesex with her parents. She was 21 and born in Islington.2 
(Sibling) 1901 CensusShe appeared on the 1901 Census of Catford, Lewisham, London, as a sister in the household of George Edward Godart. Mary C was single, age 41, and was born in Islington, London.5 
(Mentioned) NewspaperMary was mentioned in the newspaper death notice for her brother George Edward Godart on 27 Aug 1924.6 
(Admon) ProbateMary Castor Godart, spinster, was granted administration of her brother Thomas Peter Godart's estate on 5 Mar 1929 in Principal Probate Registry, London.7,8 
DeathMary died on 17 Sep 1931 in 26 Nelson Street, Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia.9,10
Newspaper Published 19 Sep 1931 in the Sydney Morning Herald.

GODART.- September 17, 1931, at her residence, 26 Nelson-street, Woollahra, Mary Caster Godart. Privately cremated on the 18th inst.10
Last Edited6 Mar 2013


  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837-1983 (, online images), Mary Caster Godart, June Q 1859, Islington RD.
  2. 1881 Census for England & Wales, RG11/273 folio 48.
  3. 1901 Census for England & Wales, RG13/1339 folio 115.
  4. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/768 folio 5.
  5. 1901 Census for England & Wales, RG13/552 folio 91.
  6. Sydney Morning Herald [Australia], George Edward Godart death notice, 27 August 1924. Digital image viewed at Australia National Archives Trove site.
  7. The London Gazette, online at, Legal Notice re estates of Katharine Frances Godart & Thomas Peter Godart, Issue 33495, 14 May 1929, page 59.
  8. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1858-1966. Images viewed at Thomas Peter Godart, 1930.
  9. New South Wales (Australia) Indexes to Deaths, 1788-1975, online at", 14586/1931, "Mary C, d/o Thomas & Laura.""
  10. Sydney Morning Herald [Australia], Mary Caster Godart death notice, 19 September 1931. Digital image viewed at Australia National Archives Trove site.