Mary Dowson1

#17448, (c 1757 - 1842)
ChartsPeter Godart & Mary Dowson - Children & Grandchildren
Peter Godart & Mary Dowson - collapsible 6 generation descendant chart
Ancestors of Sarah Mary Fernee (my line)

Children of Mary Dowson and Peter Godart

BirthMary Dowson was born circa 1757.2
MarriageShe married Peter Godart in 1785 in Christchurch Newgate, London.
They were a bachelor and a spinster.1 
1841 CensusMary Godhart [sic] appeared on the 1841 Census of St Pancras, Middlesex, at Hampden Street. There were four households in one building: a large family, a small family, two men, and Mary alone. She was 84 years old and was born in the county of Middlesex. [Note: it is possible that this census record is for a different person but the age and location fit well for Mary Dowson Godart].3 
DeathMary died on 7 Nov 1842 in 90 East Smithfield, Wapping, Middlesex.
Details from death certificate: aged 85, widow of Peter Godart, carver and gilder, cause of death was decay of nature [the address is that of her son Peter].2 
Last Edited16 Dec 2014


  1. databases, Pallots Marriage Index.
  2. England Death Register. Mary Godart, 1842.
  3. 1841 Census for England & Wales, HO107/685 Book 15 Folio 31.
  4. Family bible entry.
  5. Comment: birth record needs to be consulted.
  6. LDS Church, compiler, "British Isles Vital Records Index", 2nd edition (1998), on CD.
  7. Microfilm of the Baptism Register of St James Westminster, 1786-1816 (Family History Library, 1042309).
  8. Microfilm of the Parish Register of St Anne's Soho Westminster, 1686-1931 (Family History Library, 0918597 &c).