1692 - 1742
Godschall, died in office. Kntd. Oct 31, 1735. (Ironmonger) The Alderman of the City of London, Vol. II ; Beaven " 1732 Sir Robert Godschall. Son-in-law of Sir Robert Lewen (Lord Mayor 1717-8) and brother-in-law of Sir John Barnard (Lord Mayor 1737-8). He was a leader of the anti-Walpole party in the City and was passed over by the Court of Aldermen, in which there was a Walpolean majority, at five successive elections for the Mayoralty in 1739,1740 and 1741, when returned at the poll at Common Hall." Kent's Directory 1740 - EFG Name Cccupation Address Page Godschall Sir Robert Alderman & Royal Exchange Assurance Director College-hill 35 http://www.bham.ac.uk/18Ccheap-print/song_c.htm The city, in glory: or Downing-Street, in the dumps. London, . 1 sheet; 1/40. Cambridge University Library Madden ballads, vol. 1. A slip-song - "Good people give atteution [sic] now,". An election song supporting Sir Robert Godschall, one of the candidates in the Lord Mayor election in 1740. The lines "Sir, John Salter, should be chose,/to stand another year," fixes the year as 1740 as the only time Sir John Salter was Lord Mayor was in that year. Foxon C204. REFERENCE: ESTCT198757.
|Born: 17th Dec 1692||Baptised: St Gabriel Fenchurch, , , , England 18th Nov 1692 |
|Died: 26th Jun 1742||Buried: Albury, Herts., , England 1742 |
|18th Nov 1692||Baptised England|
|17th Dec 1692||Born|
|26th Jun 1742||Died|
|1742||Buried Albury, Herts., England|