Francis Douglas Godsell Details Notes
Birth 26th May 1917 - Teddington, Middx Second son of Henry Frederick Springhall Godsell born 1878 and Mary Ada Prince born 20th January 1887.
Christened
Death 1 April 2002 Died in Goring on Thames, Oxon, at age 84, and was cremated with his ashes interred on 19th Apr 2002 in Whitehills Cemetery, Goring on Thames, Oxon following a service at Goring Parish Church.
Marriage Married (Judy) Gladys Dorothy Planner on 11th May 1941 in St Albans Church Teddington, Middx. Addresses, witnesses, Father's names,  professions.
Children from this marriage Carol Frances Godsell born 13th Dec 1944 in St Helier Hospital Carshalton, Surrey and was christened on 11 Feb 1945 in Christchurch, Raynes Park. Carol married Robert Johnson , son of William Harold Johnson and Rita Maud Blythe , on 19 May 1979 in Guildford Register Office. Robert was born on 23 Jan 1948 in Horsham, West Sussex. 

Children from this marriage are: 

Mark Robert Johnson was born on 2 Jan 1980 in Frimley Park Hospital, Frimley, Surrey. 
Sarah Lucy Johnson was born on 20 May 1982 in Frimley Park Hospital, Frimley, Surrey.
Nigel Richard David Godsell born 10th August 1946 in St Helier Hospital Carshalton, Surrey and was christened on 20 Oct 1946 in Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace. Nigel married Jane Eunice Steward on 8 Aug 1970 in Holy Cross Church, Motspur Park, Surrey. Jane was born on 22 Jul 1949 in Merton, Surrey and was christened on 1 Jan 1950 in Holy Cross Church, Motspur Park, Surrey. 

Children from this marriage are: 

Nina Jane Godsell was born on 25 Jun 1977 in St Peters Hospital, Chertsey, Surrey. 
David Peter Godsell was born on 15 Apr 1981 in St Peters Hospital, Chertsey, Surrey. 

Additional Notes

Frank spent his early years living at 270, Kingston Road on the boundary between Teddington and Hampton Wick, the home of his maternal grandparents: Thomas and Emma Prince.


Frank's grandmother Emma Prince together with his
younger sister Peggy and cousin Joan

The Godsell family later moved to 61, Blackmores Grove, Teddington.

Both he and his elder brother Edward were choirboys at their local church:-

Subsequently, Frank was invited to join the choir of the Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace:-

Three generations of Godsells at Frank and Judy's Golden Wedding Anniversary - 11th May 1991


Seated: Sarah Johnson, Judy Godsell, Mark Johnson, Frank Godsell
Standing: Carol Johnson nee Godsell, David Godsell, Nigel Godsell, Nina Godsell

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