'Goodday1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Goodday of Fornham All Saints, Goodday of Higham Ferrers, Goodday of Kettlebaston, Goodday of Strelly

Visitation (1612) identifies the ams of the following family as "Argent, a feww wavy between two leopards' faces sable [GOODDAY], impaling argent, a fess fules between three leopards' heads erased sable [LEE]".
John Gooddaye of Sawbridgworth, Hertfordshire
1. John Gooddaye of Braintree, Essex
  m1. Joane Bowyer (dau of John Bowyer of Braintree)
  A.+ issue - John, Thomas, Robert, William, Joan
  2. Mary Woode (dau of Thomas Woode of Rayne, widow of Richard Everard of Much Waltham) ## see here ##
  F. Roger Gooddaye of Pentlow, Essex
  m. Ursula Payne (dau of Baldwin Payne of London)
  i. Arthur Goodday of Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire
  m. (by 1612) Ann Lee
  ii. Richard Goodday of Higham Ferrers (3rd surviving son)
  m. Dorothy Knighton of Irtlingborough
  iii. Richard Goodday of Pentlow, Essex (a 1634)
  m1. Lydia Cranfield of Essex
  a. Lydia Gooday (b c1630, a 1634)
  m2. _ Gardiner of Suffolk
  iv. Mary Goodday
  m. (by 1612) William Cutler of Boxsted
  v. Ursula Goodday
  m. (by 1612) Richard Warner of Higham Ferrers
  vi. Susanna Goodday
  m. (by 1612) Robert Bronde of Boxford
vii.+ other issue - Roger (d by 1612), John (d by 1612), William of London, Christopher (of Bernard's Inn), Frances, Brigett, Elizabeth
  G. Richard Goodday of Kettlebaston, Suffolk
  The following comes from Visitation (Metcalfe, Suffolk, 1612, 'Goodaye of Kettlebaston') & Visitation (London, 1634, 'Goodday'). The London Visitation identifies Richard's father-in-law as Sir William Forthe of Butley whilst the Suffolk Visitation identifies him as Robert, which is suppored by the Forth source.
  m. Frances Forth (dau of Robert Forth of Butley (brother of Sir William))
  i. Richard Goodday
  ii. Forth Goodday
  m. Sarah Britten (dau of John Britten of Hadley)
  a.+ issue (a 1634?) - Richard, Elizabeth, Sarah
  iii. George Goodday of London (a 1634, grocer)
  m. Margaret Brittin (dau of John Brittin of Hadley)
  iv. Frances Goodday
  m. _ Hanston of the Marshlands
  v. Mary Goodday (d 04.03.1663)
  m. William Copinger of Buxall
2. daughter
  m. _ Finche
3.+ other issue - Thomas, Robert



William Goodday of Northampton (b 1667-8, d 18.06.1715)
m. (1697) Mary Thynne (b c1672, d 1724, dau of John Balston by Catherine Mitchell)
1. John Goodday (b 30.10.1701, d 12.10.1755, 3rd son)
  m1. (04.12.1722) Elizabeth (d 05.04.1729, sister of Rev. _ Thompson)
  A. Milicent Goodday (b 18.08.1724)
  m1. Rev. _ Hide (dsp, rector of Wavendon)
  m2. _ Brownsmith
  B. Anne Goodday (b 01.09.1726)
  m. John Walker of London, later in Carolina
  i.+ issue - Anne, Rebecca
  C.+ other issue - William (b 15.08.1723, d 09.04.1724), Leonard (d infant)
  m2. (1731) Anne Gibbs of Gayton (d 08.175)
  E. Mary Goodday
  m. (1756) _ Pancourt of Ravenstone
2. William Goodday 'of Strelley' (b 29.02.1703-4, cleric, 5th son)
  m. (04.07.1727) Ruth Thompson
  A. Leonard Goodday (b 10.09.1728, d 18.09.1729)
  B. William Goodday of Strelly (b 23.05.1730)
  m. (07.11.1771) Margaret Evett (dau of Barton Evett of Balsall Temple)
  i. William Gooday of Terling, Essex (b 27.11.1773)
  m1. (23.11.1797) Rebecca Tawke Frances Butcher (dau of Thomas Butcher)
  a.+ issue - John William (rector of Stanmer, vicar of Falmer), William, Arthur Robert, Christopher, Horatio, George Christopher Smyth, Septimus, Anne Frances
  m2. (03.1819) Mary Algar (dau of Richard Algar of Terling)
  h.+ other issue - Octavius, James, Decimus
  C. Anne Goodday (b 03.07.1732)
  m. John Strutt of Malden
3. Jane Goodday (b 04.03.1697-8, dsp c1786)
  m. (04.1719) Rev. _ Thompson of Cosgrave (d 1752)
4.+ other issue - Arthur (b 07.09.1699, d 14.03.1699/1700), William (b 25.11.1700, d 04.02.1702-3), Arthur (b 04.01.1702, d 24.09.1709), Robert (b 18.06.1706, d 12.08.1706), Mary (b/d 1704), Anne (b 03.03.1707), Mary (b 04.01.1710)



George Goodday of London
m. Jane
1. George Goodday of Fornham All Saints (bpt 18.10.1682, bur 23.01.1726)
  m. Sarah Moseley (bur 05.10.1750, dau of Richard Moseley of Owsden)
  A. George Goodday of Fornham All Saints, Sheriff of Suffolk (dsp bur 13.01.1758)
  B. Anne Goodday (bur 11.07.1723)
  C. Sarah Goodday
  m. Thomas Moseley (son of Thomas of London, brother of Richard of Owsden)
2.+ other issue - Edward of London (b 23.08.1685, bur 05.01.1760), Daniel (b 26.08.11686)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (ESsex, 1612 & 1634, 'Goodday, Gooday')
(2) For middle section : 'Pedigrees of Essex Families' (William Berry, 1838, 'Goodday')
(3) For lower section : 'History and Antiquities of Suffolk: Thingoe Hundred' (John Gage, 1938, p244)
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