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Folk Biography Information

Folk Biography Information

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NameGodwin, William Charles
Date of Birth1860
NotesListed by Alfred Williams as Mr Godwin.

Birth / baptism
Berkshire, Faringdon, 1860, Jan Feb Mar, Vol. 2c, p 265;

London, St Saviour, Southwark, 1891, Apr, May, Jun, Vol. 1d p 305, William Charles Godwin married Ada Wright.

Death / burial
Oxfordshire, Witney, 1929, Vol. 3a, p 1230, age, 70;

Census InformationCensus 1911
Place of birth, Langford, Oxfordshire, c. 1860, age, 50; address, Kencott, Oxfordshire, occupation, shepherd; living with, wife, with Ada, age, 46; place of birth, Filkins, Oxfordshire; son, Albert Edward, age, 12; place of birth, Shilton, Oxfordshire; scholar.

Census 1901
Listed as William C. Godwin. Place of birth, Langford, Oxfordshire; c. 1860; age, 41; address, in village, Kencott, Oxfordshire; occupation, carter on farm; living with, wife, Ada, age, 35, place of birth, Filkins, Oxfordshire; son, Albert E., age, 2; place of birth, Shilton, Oxfordshire.

Census 1891
Place of birth, Langford, Berkshire; c. 1860; age, 31; address, Pest Houses, Lechlade, Gloucestershire; occupation, agricultural labourer, carter; living in the household of brother, Robert, age, 36; place of birth, Langford, occupation, agricultural labourer, cowman [see separate entry].

Census 1881
No trace. His parents, Robert and Sarah are living at Great Barrington, Gloucestershire.

Census 1871
Listed as William Groves. Place of birth, Langford, Berkshire; c. 1860; age, 11; address, in village, Langford; occupation, agricultural labourer; living with, father, Frederick, age, 44; place of birth, Little Faringdon, Oxfordshire; occupation, agricultural labourer,shepherd; mother, Sarah, age 42; place of birth, Langford; brother, George, age, 18; occupation, agricultural labourer; brother, Robert, age, 15; occupation, agricultural labourer; sister, Arabella, age, 13; brother, Edward, age, 6; place of birth, all siblings, Langford.

Census 1861
Place of birth, Langford, c. 1860; age, 1; address, in village, Langford; living with father, Frederick, age, 34; place of birth, Little Faringdon, Oxfordshire; occupation, shepherd; mother, Sarah, age, 31; place of birth, Langford, occupation, laundress; brother, Albert, age 13; occupation, agricultural plough boy; sister, Elizabeth, age 11; scholar; brother, George, age, 9; scholar; brother, Robert, age, 6; scholar; sister, Arabella, age, 3; scholar; place of birth all siblings, Langford.



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