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Ancestry report for James Godley, son of Michael Godley, farm labourer and Eliza Godley [Sellens]
Generation No. 1
1. James Godley was the son of (2) Michael Godley, farm labourer and (3) Eliza Godley [Sellens]. He was born 5th Dec 1868 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Feb 1869 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 2
2. Michel Godley, farm labourer was the son of (4) Luke Godley, farm labourer and (5) Mary Godley [Morris]. He was born 1837 at Rotherfield, Sussex
He married Eliza Sellens on 10th Feb 1867 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was born 1844 at Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iSophia who was born on 1863 Rotherfield, Sussex
iiSarah Ann who was born on 1867 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Apr 1867 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiJames who was born on 5th Dec 1868 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Feb 1869 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivMark William who was born on 16th Jul 1871 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 12th Nov 1871 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
3. Eliza Godley [Sellens] She was born 1844 at Mayfield, Sussex
She married Michael Godley on 10th Feb 1867 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. He was the son of Luke Godley, farm labourer and Mary Godley [Morris]. He was born 1837 at Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iSophia who was born on 1863 Rotherfield, Sussex
iiSarah Ann who was born on 1867 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Apr 1867 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiJames who was born on 5th Dec 1868 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Feb 1869 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivMark William who was born on 16th Jul 1871 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 12th Nov 1871 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 3
4. Luke Godley, farm labourer was the son of (6) John Godley and (7) Elizabeth Godley [Izzard]. He was born 1812 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Aug 1813 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
He married Mary Morris on 13th Dec 1832 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. She was born 1813 at Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
iLuke who was born on 1833 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 7th Apr 1833 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiEmma Jane who was born on 1834 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Dec 1834 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiMichel who was born on 1837 Rotherfield, Sussex
ivRichard who was born on 31st Aug 1839 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Oct 1939 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
vElizabeth who was born on 2nd May 1842 Uckfield, Sussex; christened 17th Jul 1842 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viGeorge who was born on 26th Feb 1844 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 31st Mar 1844 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiEliza who was born on 9th Jun 1846 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Aug 1846 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Mar 1881 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 34 years; buried 2nd Mar 1881 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiiHarriet who was born on 6th Jun 1848 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Sep 1848 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ixAlfred who was born on 22nd Dec 1850 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1851 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
xFrances who was born on 1853 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 6th Nov 1853 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
5. Mary Godley [Morris] She was born 1813 at Buxted, Sussex
She married Luke Godley on 13th Dec 1832 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. He was the son of John Godley and Elizabeth Godley [Izzard]. He was born 1812 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Aug 1813 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
iLuke who was born on 1833 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 7th Apr 1833 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiEmma Jane who was born on 1834 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Dec 1834 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiMichel who was born on 1837 Rotherfield, Sussex
ivRichard who was born on 31st Aug 1839 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Oct 1939 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
vElizabeth who was born on 2nd May 1842 Uckfield, Sussex; christened 17th Jul 1842 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viGeorge who was born on 26th Feb 1844 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 31st Mar 1844 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiEliza who was born on 9th Jun 1846 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Aug 1846 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Mar 1881 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 34 years; buried 2nd Mar 1881 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiiHarriet who was born on 6th Jun 1848 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Sep 1848 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ixAlfred who was born on 22nd Dec 1850 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1851 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
xFrances who was born on 1853 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 6th Nov 1853 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 4
6. John Godly was the son of (8) John Godly and (9) Elizabeth Godly [Ovenden]. He was born 1790 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1790 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
He married Elizabeth Izzard on 5th May 1811 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was born 1790 at Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iLuke who was born on 1812 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Aug 1813 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
iiHarriet who was born on 26th Feb 1815 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 26th Mar 1815 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiElija who was born on 24th Jun 1816 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 15th Sep 1816 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivElizabeth who was born on 9th Jul 1818 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Aug 1818 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died 14th May 1894 Fletching, Sussex; buried 16th May 1894 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, Grave No. 453
vAnn who was born on 21st Sep 1820 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Nov 1820 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viElisha who was born on 8th Oct 1822 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 17th Nov 1822 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiMark who was born on 8th Dec 1824 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Mar 1825 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiiCaroline who was born on 2nd Sep 1827 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Nov 1827 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ixMatthew who was born on 1831 Rotherfield, Sussex
 
7. Elizabeth Godley [Izzard] She was born 1790 at Rotherfield, Sussex
She married John Godley on 5th May 1811 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. He was the son of John Godly and Elizabeth Godly [Ovenden]. He was born 1790 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1790 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iLuke who was born on 1812 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Aug 1813 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
iiHarriet who was born on 26th Feb 1815 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 26th Mar 1815 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiElija who was born on 24th Jun 1816 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 15th Sep 1816 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivElizabeth who was born on 9th Jul 1818 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Aug 1818 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died 14th May 1894 Fletching, Sussex; buried 16th May 1894 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, Grave No. 453
vAnn who was born on 21st Sep 1820 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Nov 1820 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viElisha who was born on 8th Oct 1822 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 17th Nov 1822 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiMark who was born on 8th Dec 1824 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Mar 1825 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiiCaroline who was born on 2nd Sep 1827 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Nov 1827 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ixMatthew who was born on 1831 Rotherfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 5
8. John Godly He was born c 1765
He married Elizabeth Ovenden on 5th Apr 1785 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was born c 1765. They had the following children:
iAnnsley who was born on c Oct 1785 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Oct 1785 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiJohn who was born on 1790 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1790 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
9. Elizabeth Godly [Ovenden] She was born c 1765
She married John Godly on 5th Apr 1785 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. He was born c 1765. They had the following children:
iAnnsley who was born on c Oct 1785 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Oct 1785 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiJohn who was born on 1790 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1790 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 

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