November, 30, 1817, London, England.

October 26, 1883, Southsea, Hampshire, England.

Son of an apothecary at Turvey, Bedfordshire, Godfrey was educated at St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge (summa cum laude, 1847). He served as Curate of Swansea (1847–48) and Biddenham, Bedford (1848–50). He resigned in 1858 to become minister and Perpetual Curate at St. Bartholomew’s Temperance Church in Portsea, Hampshire. While at Portsea, he was suspended for three years for practicing spiritualism.

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