15 Mar 2005                   

            Husband: Ernest GODDARD     died at age: 39 
               Born: 7 Oct 1845           in Clerkenwell  1,2
               Died: 18 May 1885          at 1 Cunnington Street, Acton Green Middx  3,4
        Family home: 1881                 1 Esher Villas Shadwell Rd  9,10,21
         Occupation: 1885                 Clerk to Chiswick Local Board  5
           Property: 1 Jun 1885           Administration granted to Mary Goddard - estate 175  6
           Baptized: 30 Sep 1866          at St Leonard's Shoreditch  7
             Father: Leonard Morse GODDARD 
             Mother: Charlotte DREW 

               Wife: Marie Tresilian BROWN     Also known as Mary 8 died at age: 40 
            Married: Q4 1866              in Clerkenwell  11
               Born: 25 Jan 1846          in Clerkenwell  12,13
               Died: Q4 1887              in Paddington  14
         Occupation:                      Singer  15
           Baptized: 30 Sep 1866          at St Leonard's Shoreditch  16

          M Child 1: Cecil W Drew GODDARD   
               Born: Q4 1873              in Islington  1,17
            Resided:                      in USA  
         Occupation:                      Accountant with Seattle Cedar Lumber Co  18
         Occupation: before 1914          Accountant in gold mine in Hungary  19
         Not living:                        
             Spouse: Gwendolyn UNKNOWN  
            Married:                      in Canada  
          F Child 2: Mabel Dulcie GODDARD      
               Born: Q4 1874              in Islington  1,20
               Died:                      in USA  
         Not living:                        
          F Child 3: Jessie Naylor GODDARD       died at age: 41
               Born: 1877                 in St Pancras  21
               Died: 30 Mar 1918          at 10 College Road Harrow  22
     Cause of death:                      Tuberculosis  23
             Spouse: Charles RUSS  b. 11 Nov 1876  d. 26 Feb 1955  
            Married: June 1902            in St Luke's Hampstead  24,25
          M Child 4: Leonard Morse GODDARD       died at age: 71 
               Born: 1882                 in England  
               Died: 1953                 in Grafton Ontario Canada  26
            Resided: 1918                 in Willesden Green North London  27,28,29
         Occupation: 1900                 apprentice with Scottish merchant shipping company  30
         Occupation:                      Merchant marine - Canadian Pacific Fleet  31,32
             Spouse: Emma Frances ANSON-CARTWRIGHT  b. 28 Feb 1886  
            Married: 1925                 in Canada  33,34

(1) Census 1881. 
(2) Ind, Peter Goddard - correction to 1881 Census data. 
(3) Ind, My father-in-law, Captain Leonard Morse Goddard, was one of eight (or 
ten) children.  The family seemed to come in two sections.  The first was born 
and growing, when they were all wiped out, probably by diphtheria or some such 
childhood disease.  Tragically, we don't even know their names.  Their parents 
were well-respected educated people, and we have large photos of them, dressed 
in elegant attire of the day.  Then came the last four (or six ) children.  
These apparently were all raised, until about the age of eight (for Leonard), 
when both his parents passed away at the same time - maybe a railway accident, 
or illness. Letter from Jane Goddard. 
(4) Ind, Peter Goddard. 
(5) Ind, Peter Goddard. 
(6) Ind, Peter Goddard. 
(7) Ind, on the same day as her husband, presumably as a preliminary to marriage, 
Peter Goddard. 
(8) Ind, Jane Goddard note. 
(9) Census 1881, 1 Esher Villas, Shadwell Rd, Islington 
Marie L. GODDARD - wife aged 35 born Clerkenwell Middx, RG11 piece 0256 fol 114 
(10) Ind, Peter Goddard. 
(11) Ind, Peter Goddard. 
(12) Census 1881, 1 Esher Villas, Shadwell Rd, Islington 
Marie L. GODDARD - wife aged 35 born Clerkenwell Middx, RG11 piece 0256 fol 114 
(13) Ind, Peter Goddard. 
(14) Ind, Peter Goddard. 
(15) Ind, Jane Goddard note: Mary - reputed to be a singer who performed at the 
Albert Hall. 
(16) Ind, on the same day as her husband, presumably as a preliminary to marriage, 
Peter Goddard. 
(17) Ind, Birth registered Q4 1873, Peter Goddard. 
(18) ABR, 77. 
(19) ABR, 79. 
(20) Ind, Birth registered Q4 1874, Peter Goddard. 
(21) Census 1881, Dwelling:	1 Esher Villas Shadwell Rd 
Census Place: Islington, London, Middlesex 
Source:	HL Film 1341056    PRO Ref RG11   Piece 0256    Folio 114    Page 
		Marr Age Sex Birthplace 
Ernest GODDARD	M	35 	M	Clerkenwell, Middlesex
	Rel:	Head 
	Occ:	Solicitors Clerk 
Marie L. GODDARD	M	35 	F	Clerkenwell, Middlesex
	Rel:	Wife

Cecil W. D. GODDARD	 7 	M	Islington, Middlesex
	Rel:	Son 
	Occ:	Scholar 
Mabel D. GODDARD	 	6 	F	Islington, Middlesex
	Rel:	Daur 
	Occ:	Scholar 
Jessie H. GODDARD	 	3 	F	St Pancras, Middlesex 
	Rel:	Daur 
Henry E. PAGE	U	33 	M	Soho, Middlesex
	Rel:	Cousin 
	Occ:	Annuitant 
Sarah WARR	U	74 	F	Islington, Middlesex
	Rel:	Servant
	Occ:	General Domestic Servant, 
1881 Census. 
(22) DK, 'On the evening of 30 March [1918] with her husband by her side, Jessie, 
just forty years old, died of tuberculosis', 25. 
(23) ABR, ABR has cancer as cause of death. 
(24) DK, 'In 1902, when he had married his sweetheart, Jessie Naylor Goddard, at 
St Luke's Church in Hampstead', ABR says: 'whose cousin Rayner Goddard, Baron of 
Aldebourne, served as Lord Chief Justice of England in the years following the 
war and lived to the ripe old age of ninety-four!  Another cousin, Theodore 
Goddard, was the solicitor of Mrs. Wallace Simpson during the Abdication 
crisis', 19. 
(25) FreeBMD,  Hampstead  1a 1285 Jun 1902. 
(26) Ind, Jane Goddard. 
(27) DK, 'One day, while he [Victor Russ] was working outside [276 Willesden 
Lane]...he met a man dressed in naval uniform, who was walking about in the next 
garden.  When Victor told the man his name, the man told him that he had a 
sister named Jessie, who had married a Dr. Russ.  It turned out that the sailor 
next door was their uncle Morse Goddard, Jessie's younger brother, who had gone 
to sea as a boy after their parents had died.  He was now a worldly first mate 
in the Canadian Pacific Fleet, awaiting the completion of the fleet's new 
flagship, Empress of Canada.', 27. 
(28) ABR, 'our [ABR] next door neighbour turned out to be Leonard Morse Goddard, 
mother's younger brother, our Uncle Morse!  Uncle Morse had left home early, 
presumably on the death of their [sic] parents, and gone to sea as a cabin-boy, 
and thence on to a full sea-going career, remaining out of touch with the rest 
of the family for many years.  We were reunited by sheer coincidence - if one 
believes in such a thing - and were quickly introduced to the rest of his 
family, Aunt Grace and a new cousin, their daughter Mabel', Aunt Grace was not 
his wife - see letter from Jane Goddard, 14. 
(29) Ind, Jane Goddard: "this was a mailing address only". 
(30) Ind, He was apprenticed with a Scottish merchant line, and was launched upon 
the infant beginnings of a wonderful career.  He was a strong, resolute lad with 
a great sense of duty and adventure, and he stuck it out (bad food and no pay, 
etc.) all during his teens, learned the art of seamanship, and by the time he 
was a man, he had sailed many times around the world, undaunted by the dangers 
of the Horn, and revelling in all the aspects of weather, etc.  From sailing 
ships, he finally moved to steam, when he joined the Canadian Pacific Steamship 
fleet.  He was mainly on the Pacific runs of most of the Empress Line, moving up 
the gradation of tonnage, as he went.  As he grew up, he moved up the ranks to 
Staff Captain, and had achieved his Masters Papers in both sail and steam by the 
age of 24. Letter from Jane Goddard. 
(31) ABR, Uncle Morse would fascinate us [ABR and siblings]  with long yarns of 
his days at sea.....apprenticeship papers, which showed that, as a young 
cabin-boy, he was entitled to one shilling a month and his laundry.  He had gone 
round Cape Horn in a wind-jammer, and when standing watch at the wheel, had 
learned to fill his tall seaboots with seawater to insulate his feet against the 
perishing winds of the Southern Ocean.  Gradually he worked his way up through 
the ranks until he was a Captain, sailing through the pirates of the China Sea.  
Now he was Captain of the Canadian Pacific Fleet, waiting to take delivery of 
their new flagship "The Empress of Canada", currently being built on Tyneside', 
DK has'worldly first mate' rather than Captain, 14. 
(32) Ind, Jane Goddard: "Uncle Morse had left home early to go live with his uncle 
... He became an apprentice at teh age of 12 ... He gradually worked his way up 
until he was a staff Captian.  He covered the route from Vancouver to the many 
oriental ports several times each year.  Being in the China Seas was not done 
when on the Empress lines". 
(33) DK, 'When he did finally marry, in Canada in 1925, it was to Emma Frances 
Anson-Cartwright, the sole heir of the Anson estates, including that of Admiral 
George Anson, whose voyage to the Pacific and capture of a treasure-laden 
Spanish galleon in 1743 became legendary.', 27. 
(34) Ind, Leonard married a Canadian lady, one of two sisters travelling to Japan 
to tour the Orient.  Her name was Frances Emma Anson-Cartwright.  Her sister was 
Una Lobb (widowed - W.W.1) and their family home was here in Grafton, where we 
now live. 
They were people of distinction, with a fabulous naval history background, 
having been descended from Admiral Anson and Admiral Vernon [sp?] of great 
British fame in the 18th Century.  Frances was short and vivacious and 
lovely-looking, and Captain Goddard and she "hit it off' from the very start.  
Morse was the only child from this marriage, as they both married late in life.  
Frances was a patient naval house wife, who seldom had her husband home, but 
proved to be an impeccable hostess, and they had a wonderful marriage. 
Letter from Jane Goddard. 

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