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Valerie Lawson’s biography of his famous daughter, Pamela Lyndon Tavers aka Helen Lyndon Goff, lays waste to the claim that her father, Travers Robert Goff, was "Of Irish descent." 
According to Lawson, "Goff was born at home in Queens Road, Deptford, London, in December 1863, the second son of a shipping agent, Henry Lyndon Bradish Goff, and his wife Charlotte Cecilia. He did have Irish connections, though, with relatives whose surname was Davis-Goff, who lived in both County Wexford and near Galway, in the west of Ireland."
On his death certificate, however, his mother is named as Christina Hawkshaw.
TRAVERS ROBERT GOFF (Goff-808)
BIRTH. 1864, Greenwich, London, England
MARRIAGE. 9 Nov 1898, All Saints' Church Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
MARRIAGE. QLD BDM Marriage Reg: #B19565: 1898, Travers Robert Goff, Margaret Agnes Morehead
MARRIAGE (1898). GOFF-MOREHEAD. November 9, at All Saints' Church Brisbane, by Rev Anstruther Cardew, Travers Robert, only son of the late Henry Lyndon Goff, of Carn, County Wexford, Ireland, to Margaret Agnes, only daughter of the late Robert Charles Morehead, of Sydney.
DEATH. 8 Feb 1907, Allora, Queensland, Australia
DEATH. QLD BDM Death Reg: #C944: 1907, Travers Robert Goff, Father: Henry Lyndon Goff, Mother: Christina Hawkshaw
DEATH (1907): GOFF.—February 8, at Allora, Queensland, Travers Robert Goff, aged 43.
Death of Spouse: 6 Nov 1928, The Crescent Hospital, Manly, New South Wales, Australia
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Profile created by Veronica Williams 14:02, 25 April 2014 (EDT)
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