Harriett Godfrey

1836–
Hanbury, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Harriett

Harriett Godfrey was born in 1836, in Hanbury, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of William Richard Godfrey and Susanna Roberts. She married George Henry London on 3 May 1857, in Hanbury, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Harborne, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Smethwick, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Family Time Line

George Henry London
1834–1910
Harriett Godfrey
1836–
Marriage: 3 May 1857
Eliza London
1859–
Ada Jane London
1875–
Jessie Susannah London
1862–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 May 1857
Hanbury, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1843

Age 7

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 18

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 44

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Godefrei, Godefroi(s), composed of the Germanic elements god, got ‘god’ + frid(u), fred ‘peace’. See also Jeffrey .2 Americanized form of Irish Mac Gothraidh or Ó Gothraidh, patronymics from the Irish equivalent of Godfrey (see 1 above), borrowed from the Vikings.3 Americanized form of the French surname Godefroi, of the same origin as 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Harriett London in household of George London, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Harriett London in household of George London, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Harriet London in household of George London, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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