Letters from Mary Godfrey to her children, 1884

Letters from Mary Godfrey to her children, 1884
Social History       Everyday Life        Property       Religious        18thC 19thC
Category Descriptions
Property:Resources on public, commercial and residential buildings in Dartmouth, various dates.
Social History:Audio memories, historic events and important people, and family and everyday life in Dartmouth over the centuries.
Religious:Resources on churches and chapels.
Everyday Life:Resources on aspects of family and everyday life in Dartmouth.
DHRG No:102995
Format:Portable Document Format (.pdf)
Two letters written by Mary Eliza Godfrey nee Giles (born 1795 in Tavistock) who married Joseph James Godfrey, Surgeon, of Liverpool, on 4th January 1821 in Chatham. Lived in Chatham and Liverpool, brother William Giles was Dickens' first schoolmaster in Chatham.The first letter recalls her grandparents and early life in Tavistock with a brief mention of Dartmouth. The second letter is an account of her life in Dartmouth from 1799 until 1810, where her father, William Giles senior, was the Baptist Minister.