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Sir Robert 
Godschall
1692 - 1742


Sir Robert 
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, [1740]. 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 1692Baptised: St Gabriel Fenchurch, , , , England 18th Nov 1692
Died: 26th Jun 1742Buried: Albury, Herts., , England 1742
Family:
Godschall

Ancestors
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1.
Sir Robert 
Godschall
(
Lewen
) 1692 - 1742
2.
John 
Godschall
(
Charleton
) + post 1697
3.
Bethia 
Charleton
(
Godschall
) ante 1665 - post 1697

Siblings


1.
Sarah 
Godschall
* 1685
2.
Nicholas 
Godschall
(
?
) 1687 - post 1732
3.
John 
Godschall
* 1689
4.
John 
Godschall
* 1690
5.
Bethia 
Godschall
(
Lewen
) * 1691
6.
Charlton 
Godschall
* 1694
7.
Catherine 
Godschall
* 1697
8.
Jane 
Godschall
(
Barnard
) + post 1760

Spouses



1.
F/? 
Lewen
(
Godschall
)

Descendants
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Timeline


???Married
F/? 
Lewen
(
Godschall
)
18th Nov 1692Baptised England
17th Dec 1692Born
26th Jun 1742Died
1742Buried Albury, Herts., England
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