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Sir Thomas Godfrey Carey (Hi3)

b. 5 Jan 1832 - d. 6 Nov 1906

m. (1) 12 July 1859, Susan Elizabeth Slade b. 1835 d. 21 Sept 1892
dau. John Slade, of Yeovil, Somerset,

Knighted in 1900 by Her Majesty, Queen Victoria for services as Bailiff.

The Mural Tablet (picture) is in the West Aisle of the Town Church, Guernsey.

Mural Tablet of  Thomas Godfrey, Geoffrey Mohun and Thomas Godfrey.

THOMAS GODFREY CAREY Knight
BAILIFF OF GUERNSEY 1895-1902
DIED NOVEMBER 6TH 1906 AGED 74

GODFREY MOHUN CAREY MA
FOR THIRTY YEARS
MASTER AT SHERBORNE SCHOOL
DIED DECEMBER 18TH 1927 AGED 55

THOMAS GODFREY CAREY
LIEUTENANT ROYAL NAVY
WHO LOST HIS LIFE IN AN ACCIDENT
ACCIDENT AT AROSA BAY SPAIN
MARCH 24TH 1933 AGED 28
AND WAS BURIED
AT SEA OFF CAPE FINISTERRE

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF A FATHER BROTHER AND ONLY SON

 

Godfrey Mohun Carey (J8)

b. 17 Aug. 1872 - d. 18 Dec. 1927

m. 12 Aug 1911, AGNES, b. 25 Dec. 1875
dau. Very REV. Professor William Milligan, D.D., Aberdeen University,

He was educated at Elizabeth College, 1880-6 ; College No. 2225 ; also at Sherborne School, 1886-91; Scholar, 1887; Exeter College, Oxford, 1891, Scholar; 3rd Class Mods., 1893; B.A., 1896; Assistant Master, Sherborne, 1897-1927; House Master, 1908-27. Was in the School Cricket XI and Football XV, also in the Oxford XV, 1891-4, Captain 1894.
Played Cricket for England, 1896-9; was also in the Cricket XI of Exeter College, Oxford, and University Authentics.
Won Bronze Medal in Public Boxing Championships, 1891. In Exeter College Rowing VIII, 1894-5.
His work at Sherborne called for high attributes of praise after his death.
The Daily Telegraph of Friday, 23 Dec. 1927, contains a leading article, headed `Two Fine Englishmen,' - one of whom was Godfrey.

The Mural Tablet (picture) is in the West Aisle of the Town Church, Guernsey.

 

Thomas Godfrey Carey (Hi39)

b. 14 Jan 1905 - d. 24 Mar 1933

He was educated at Elizabeth College: College No. 3278; passed into Osborne, Sep 1918, and afterwards into Dartmouth; joined H.M.S. Marlborough as Midshipman, 1923; acting Sub-Lieutenant, 1925; confirmed same year; on China Station in Destroyer Seraph; Lieutenant, 1927, on return home selected to specialize in Flying, and served as Pilot Officer on H.M.S.Courageous until appointed to H.M.S. Exeter for flying duties.
During exercises at Arosa Bay on 24 Mar 1933 he was killed in a flying accident, and was buried at sea.

The Mural Tablet (picture) is in the West Aisle of the Town Church, Guernsey.