'Goddard01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Goddard of Cliffe Pypard, Godard of Poulton, Goddard of Purton, Goddard of Standen (Standon) Hussey, Goddard of Upham

                               
According to Commoners, this family "derives its origins from a Saxon source, possessed property in England previous to the Conquest, and is recorded in Domesday." Commoners reports that "the first authentic information of the settlement of the Godard family in Wilts." is ...
Walter Godard (Godardville) (a 1234)
From Walter, who died "at a late period of the 13th century ... lineally descended" the undermentioned John Godard de Poulton. Commoners includes a note as follows: "The descents which are wanting between this and John Godard, de Poulton, are found in many old papers (though there is scarcely sufficient authority for inserting them in the text" and then provides the next 2 generations.
1. Walter Godard (a temp King Edward I who r. 1272-1307)
2. John Godard
  A. Edmond Godard
Commoners starts 'properly' with the following John who is the first to be mentioned by BLG1952.
  i. John Godard de Poulton and Upham (b 1386, d 1434)
  a. John Godard de Poulton and Upham
(1) Walter Godard of Cherhill or Cherell (a 1460) the first mentioned by Visitation
  (A) John Godard (presumed d infant)
  (B) John Godard of Upham or Uppenham (d 10.03.1545)
  m. Elizabeth Berenger (bur 23.10.1584, dau of William Berenger of Manningford)
  (i) John Goddard of Upham, Standen Hussey and Cliffe Pypard
  m1. Elizabeth Fettiplace (d 1585, dau of Sir John Fettiplace or Phetyplace of Besselsleigh)
  (a) Thomas Goddard of Standen Hussey and Cliffe Pypard (d after 1608)
  Visitation mentions only 1 wife, Margaret Burley. Both Commoners and BLG1952 show a 1st wife, mother of Francis, to have been ...
  m1. Dorothy Stephens (related to the Fettiplace family)
  ((1)) Francis Goddard of Standen Hussey and Cliffe Pypard, Sheriff of Wiltshire (d 15.01.1652) - continued below
  m. Sarah Hungerford (dau of Sir Anthony Hungerford of Black Bourton)
  m2. Margaret Burley (dau of George Burley of Potterne)
  ((2)) Alexander Goddard (b 24.06.1596)
  m. _ Horde (dau of William Horde)
  ((3)) Anne Goddard
  m. Thomas Walrond of Albourn
  ((A))+ issue - Thomas, Edward, Katherine
  ((4)) Dorothy Goddard
  m. Giles Winsall de Busbery
  ((5))+ other issue - Edward (b 03.11.1597), Thomas (d young), John (d young), Elizabeth
(b) Anthony Goddard (bur 1606)
  m. ?? (widow of Lancelote Humber)
  ((1))+ 3 daughters
  (c) Dorothy Goddard
  m. John Cook of Chisenbury or Chessingberie
  (d)+ other issue - William, Anne (d unm)
  m2. Alice Goddard (dau of Thomas Goddard of Ogbourn St. George by Jane Ernley)
  (f)+ other issue - John, Vincent, Edmond
  (ii) Thomas Goddard of Upham and Ogborne St. George
  m1. Ann Gifford (dau of Sir William (sb John?) Gifford of Inshall (Ichell))
  m2. Jane Ernle (dau of John Ernle or Ernley of Cannings and Erle)
  (iii) Thomas Goddard of Cleve or Cliffe (d 1581)
  m. Mary Alleyne (dau of William Alleyne of Calne)
  (iv) John Goddard (bur 1584)
  (v) Anne Goddard
  m. Thomas Hinton of Eagle's Hall
  (vi) Jane Goddard
  m. Richard Hinton of Bourton
  b. Cicily Godard
  m. Thomas Fisher

 

 

Francis Goddard of Standen Hussey and Cliffe Pypard, Sheriff of Wiltshire (d 15.01.1652) - continued above
Visitation,which ends with this generation, shows Francis's wife as Katherine, dau of John Quarles (Quarrell?) of London. She is not mentioned by either BLG1952 or Commoners who show his wife as ...
m. Sarah Hungerford (dau of Sir Anthony Hungerford of Black Bourton)
1. Edward Goddard of Standen Hussey and Cliffe Pypard (d 1684)
  m. (1656) Bridget Bishopp (dau of Sir Edward Cecil Bishopp, 2nd Bart of Parham)
  A. Francis Goddard of Standen Hussey and Cliffe Pypard (d 1724)
  m. Mary Eyres (dau of T. Eyres)
  i. Edward Goddard of Cliffe Pypard, Sheriff of Wiltshire (b 1722, d 06.01.1791, vicar of Cliffe Pypard)
  m. (27.08.1754) Johanna Read (d 22.02.1802, dau of Henry Read of Crowood)
  a. Edward Goddard of Cliffe Pypard (b 10.05.1761, d 22.01.1839, vicar of Cliffe Pypard) had issue
  m. (10.06.1802) Annica Susan Baynton (d 05.04.1855, dau of Edward Baynton by Susanna Werden)
  b. Sarah Goddard
  m. (01.01.1784) Richard Hallilay of Wedhampton (d 1832)
  (1)+ issue - Richard, Anne, Harriet Read, Maria Harris
  c. Bridget Goddard (dsp 31.12.1827)
  m. (28.03.1803) T. Weston Wadley
  d.+ other issue - Francis (b 15.02.1763), Richard (b 28.11.1766, d unm 03.07.1833, Captain RN), Johanna (d infant), Anne (d unm 12.05.1772), Elizabeth (d 31.08.1758), Priscilla
  ii. Sarah Goddard (dsp)
  m. John Mackrell
  B.+ other issue (dsp) - Richard (b 22.12.1658, d young), Edward, William (b 08.03.1663), John (b 04.12.1669), Bridget, Sarah
2. Francis Goddard of Purton and Cowich (d by 1720)
  m. (1667) Elizabeth Thorner (dau of Thomas Thorner)
  The following comes from Commoners (vol iv, Goddard of Purton, within Goddard of Swindon).
  A. Anthony Goddard of Purton (2nd son)
  m. Mary Evans (dau of Arthur Evans)
  i. Richard Goddard of Purton
  m. (01.08.1753) Sarah Wiles (dau of Sir John Willes, Lord Chief Justice)
  a. Margaret Goddard of Purton
  m. (1792) Robert Wilsonn
  (1) Sarah Margaret Wilsonn
  m. (14.10.1824) Richard Miles of Purton House
  (2)+ other issue - Isabella, Anne Bond, Emma
  ii. Mary Goddard
  m. Charles Dewell of Malmesbury
  B. Sarah Goddard
  m. Charles Spenser
  C.+ other issue - Edward (dsp), Emma (d unm)
3.+ other issue - Margaret (d unm), Sarah, Katherine (d unm)

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Wilson (formerly Goddard) of Clyffe Pypard), Commoners (vol iv, Goddard of Cliffe Pypard), Visitation (Wiltshire, 1623, Goddard)
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