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Francis Godrich, fl. 1860-1875

Nationality: British
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Identity:

Dr Francis Godrich was the first medical officer for the Kensington Vestry. His father was also called Dr Francis Godrich.

Life:

Godrich held the position of first medical officer for the Kensington Vestry until 1871. He was also medical officer of health to the Brompton Vestry and medical officer for vaccination. His address was 12 Sydney Place, Brompton. His father lived at Fulham Road, West Brompton. Godrich was friendly with JW and was among those invited to JW's for dinner in the 1870s (#06858, #06859).

Bibliography:

Simpson's Kensington and Hammersmith directory and court guide ..., London, 1863; Sheppard, F. W. H. (ed.), Survey of London: Northern Kensington, London, 1973, pp. 343-44.