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Melanie Report 20 Nov 2022 19:24

Any Goddards relatives suffolk

My Dad was Neville Goddard he was born in Brampton suffolk, he had 2 sisters iris and topsy ,brothers Colin,Alex and clarance ,their father was called Bert William or Albert not sure, my Dad was Neville would like to know anything about my Grandad ,would love to know where my Grandad Goddard is buried ,I know he's in Norwich somewhere,family not interested in talking about him ,but would love someone if possible to see where he is buried also tell me about him , I know years ago he was in Norwich prison haha none payment of child support or fighting with others about Halesworth roads not sure,please could someone tell me about him please.....thank you


nameslessone Report 20 Nov 2022 19:55

Firstly, it is highly unlikely that any family member might spot your post.

Have you looked to see if anyone has them in their trees - look at all me,
Members trees under the search button.

If you have the date of death you can ask the cemeteries office at the council. You may need to buy the certificate to get that. There is also the, your fathers birth or marriage certificate will give you the right 1st name.
Added: according to freebmd Bertie William was born in 1907 and married in 1936.
Local newspapers may have something on your grandfathers cases.


greyghost Report 20 Nov 2022 22:25

This free site -
gives you the birth registrations for the siblings - all have second initials so might help to find later records

All born in the Wainford RD with mmn Aldrich between 1936 and 1946


greyghost Report 20 Nov 2022 22:29

Marriage of the parents ?

Surname First name(s) Spouse District Vol Page

Marriages Jun 1936 (>99%)
Aldrich Elsie M Goddard Wainford 4a 3311
Goddard Bertie W Aldrich Wainford 4a 3311


greyghost Report 20 Nov 2022 22:37

From the 1939 Register.

? Elsie with her Father in 1939 plus the 2 oldest children as closed records - ie. they were born less than 100 years ago and they are still alive or their deaths haven't been picked up.

Bertie may have already been in the Forces so not shown

1939 Register
Low Farm Cottages, Brampton Beeches, Holton, Wainford R.D., Suffolk, England

First name(s) Last name(s) Birth date Sex Occupation Marital status Schedule Schedule sub number
Thomas C Aldrich 05 Sep 1883 Male Horseman On Farm Widowed 57 1
Elsie M Goddard 04 Dec 1909 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 57 2
The record for this person is officially closed.
The record for this person is officially closed.


greyghost Report 20 Nov 2022 22:57

Bertie W Goddard in 1921 - said to be born Wheshall, Suffolk (|may be Westhall)
Westhall and Spexhall were both covered by the Wainford RD at the time

1921 Census Of England & Wales
West End, Wrentham, Suffolk, England

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age in years Birth place Occupation Employer
Bertie Goddard Head Male 1882 39 Westhall, Suffolk, England Yardman Mr W J Coverland Farmer
Emma Eliza Goddard Wife Female 1884 37 - Home Duties -
Bertie W Goddard Son Male 1907 13 Suffolk, England - -
Cecil P Goddard Son Male 1908 12 Spexhall, Suffolk, England - -
Ellen R Goddard Daughter Female 1909 11 Spexhall, Suffolk, England - -
Violet R Goddard Daughter Female 1911 10 Spexhall, Suffolk, England - -
George A Goddard Son Male 1913 8 Spexhall, Suffolk, England - -
Dorothy M Goddard Daughter Female 1914 7 Suffolk, England - -
Victor H Goddard Son Male 1916 5 Spexhall, Suffolk, England - -
Ivy M Goddard Daughter Female 1918 3 Wrentham, Suffolk, England - -
- - - Unknown 1920 1 Wrentham, Suffolk, England - -
Reginald S Goddard Son Male 1920 1 Wrentham, Suffolk, England - -

Believe "unknown" to be Reginald whose details are on another page

1911 Census For England & Wales
Stone Street Spexhall Halesworth, Spexhall, Suffolk, England

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Marital status Sex Age Birth year Occupation Birth place
Bertie Goddard Head Married Male 28 1883 Horseman on farm Suffolk Westhall
Emma Eliza Goddard Wife Married Female 25 1886 - Suffolk Sandcroft St Cross
Bertie William Goddard Son - Male 3 1908 - Suffolk Westhall
Ceicel Percy Goddard Son - Male 2 1909 - Suffolk Spexhall
Ellen Rose Goddard Daughter - Female 1 1910 - Suffolk Spexhall
Voviet Rose Goddard Daughter - Female 0 1911 - Suffolk Spexhall
Eliza Goddard Mother - Female 69 1842 - Suffolk Willingham


greyghost Report 20 Nov 2022 23:02

Surname First name(s) District Vol Page
Marriages Dec 1906 (>99%)
Goddard Bertie Blything 4a 2194
STANNARD Emma Eliza Blything 4a 2194

Use this free site to find Mother's maiden name pre Q3 1911 - (you need to register)

Name: Mother's Maiden Surname:
GRO Reference: 1907 D Quarter in BLYTHING Volume 04A Page 1054

GRO Reference: 1911 M Quarter in BLYTHING Volume 04A Page 1085


greyghost Report 20 Nov 2022 23:11

Deaths 1985 (>99%) - record shows registered in April Q2

Deaths 1986 (>99%) - record shows registered in October (Q4)


greyghost Report 20 Nov 2022 23:22

There are a number of trees on Ancestry with Bertie William - one has almost 200, 000 names in the tree and the relationship to Bertie is put at 10th cousin 3 x removed going back to Paternal 12 x Gt. Grandfather !!

Those on the first page have his death but not a place of burial/cremation, haven't been through the other pages, but unlikely as less records listed.

Try contacting Norwich Cemeteries department as you have an idea of when death occurred. He may have been buried or cremated.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 Nov 2022 13:41

I have found local council parks and cemeteries dept very helpful

But it’s easier if you have the actual death certificate for its info that you can give the details from

They will probably make a search fee now though

When I have done it in the past it’s been free but genealogy research has taken off so much that many council’s get too many enquiries which take up time for them

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 Nov 2022 13:46

Took a look a deceased online but he didn’t show

Norwich have uploaded two cemeteries

Records on Deceased Online

Earlham Road Cemetery, 170,930 records, from 1856 to 2008
Rosary Road Cemetery, 20,627 records, from 1821 to 2007

So not in either of those cemeteries

He could have been cremated though but these as are run by council so they will have the record


Melanie Report 22 Apr 2024 13:27

Hi sorry for delay but thank you very much for all this infomation much apreciated