25 Feb 2005
Husband: Charles Godfrey RUSS Formal name Godfrey died at age: 54 Born: Mar 1903 in West Hampstead North London 1,2 Died: 26 Mar 1957 Cause of death: stomach cancer 3 Education: 1916 removed from Dean Close School Cheltenham 4 Education: Sep 1917 - Jul 1919 John Lyon School for Boys, Harrow 5 Education: Sep 1919 - Jun 1924 Northampton Polytechnic Institute 6,7 Event: 20 Dec 1922 witness at Charles Russ/Zoe Center wedding 8 Occupation: Summer 1926 General Strike - shunting railway engines 9 Occupation: 1930 Electrical engineer with Westrex Ltd - cinema sound equipment 10,11 Father: Charles RUSS Mother: Jessie Naylor GODDARD Other spouse 1 Wife: Edith KING age: 86 Married: 7 Dec 1950 Born: 1919 Occupation: 1950 usherette in the Regal Cinema Gt Yarmouth 3 Resided: 1950s at 28 Thorpe Ave, Thorpe St Andrews, Norwich 3 Resided: 2002 in Claydon Norfolk - sheltered accommodation Father: Mother: M Child 1: Charles Michael RUSS Also known as Mick age: 51 Born: 28 Aug 1953 at Thorpe St Andrews Norwich 12 Education: Great Yarmouth Military: 1971 - 1984 Royal Air Force 13 Occupation: 2002 service engineer Hotpoint Spouse: Ann HAWKINGS Married: 30 Aug 1975 Sources: (1) DK, '[1902 married] nine months and a week after they had married, Jessie, a fetching brunette with full lips and thick chestnut eyebrows, the daughter of a legal clerk, gave birth to a son, Charles Godfrey, at the couple's home in West Hampstead', 20. (2) FreeBMD, Hampstead 1a 637 Mar 1903. (3) Ind. (4) NT, 9. (5) NT, 11. (6) NT, Godfrey began a degree course in engineering, 28. (7) NT, Godfrey, who graduated at the end of the year with a BA in Engineering from London University. (8) NT, The couple were wed at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, where Charles's eldest son Godfrey, then a nineteen-year-old student at Northampton Polytechnic College, was a witness. 48. (9) NT. (10) DK, 'Godfrey, an electrical engineer', 47. (11) Ind, My father was an electrical engineer, who worked for Westrex Ltd. His job entailed driving round the Eastern part of England installing and repairing the sound system equipment in cinemas. Mick Russ. (12) ABR, 'His [Charles Godfrey Russ] second wife, Edith, gave him a son who must now  be in his late thirties', Jun 2001: Unclear whether the son was Edith's by an earlier marriage Sep 2002: this son made contact after finding his father on the Internet - Charles Godfrey was his father - and died when Charles Michael was 3, 240. (13) Ind, I decided to join the RAF in 1971. I spent 13 years as an aircraft technician, serving in many parts of the U.K. and overseas, also representing the R.A.F. at football. I decided to leave the air force in November 1984 while serving at RAF Wattisham.