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Kilbracken, Baron (UK, 1909)

 

Creation: let. pat. 8 Dec 1909

 

Family name: Godley

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Arms:

Argent three Unicorns' Heads erased Sable horned Gules two and one and three Trefoils slipped Vert one and two

Crest:

A Unicorn's Head erased Argent horned Gules charged with three Trefoils slipped Vert

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Griffin Sable charged with four Stars Argent in cross;  Sinister:  a Lion Argent charged with four Roses Gules in cross

Motto:

Sans Dieu Rien (Without God, nothing)

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John Arthur [Godley], 1st Baron Kilbracken, GCB

only son of John Robert Godley (by his wife Charlotte Griffith-Wynne, dau. of Charles W Griffith-Wynne, of Voelas, co. Denbigh), 1st son and heir app. of John Godley, of Kellegar, co. Leitrim

born

17 Jun 1847

mar.

26 Sep 1871 Hon Sarah James (d. 13 Sep 1921), only dau. of Walter Charles [James], 1st Baron Northbourne, by his wife Sarah Caroline Ellison, 5th dau. and cohrss. of Cuthbert Ellison, of Hebburn Hall, co. Durham

died

27 Jun 1932

created

8 Dec 1909 Baron Kilbracken, of Killegar in the County of Leitrim

suc. by

son

 

Hugh John [Godley], 2nd Baron Kilbracken, CB

born

12 Jun 1877

mar. (1)

15 Sep 1919 (div. 1936) Elizabeth Helen Monteith Usborne (widow of W/Cdr B F Usborne RNAS;  d. 18 Feb 1958), dau. of Vereker Monteith Hamilton, of Coopers Wood, Holtye Common, co. Sussex

mar. (2)

16 Oct 1936 Rhoda Leonora Taylor (dsp. 23 Aug 1948), dau. of Percy C Taylor, of Brighton, co. Sussex

died

13 Oct 1950

suc. by

son by first wife

 

John Raymond [Godley], 3rd Baron Kilbracken, DSC

born

17 Oct 1920

mar. (1)

22 May 1943 (div. 1949) Penelope Anne Reyne, yst. dau. of Rear Adm Sir Cecil Nugent Reyne KBE, of Brookfield, Alverstoke, co. Hampshire

children by first wife

1. Hon Christopher John Godley, later 4th Baron Kilbracken

2. Simon Hugh Godley (b. 26 and dvp. 27 Jun 1947)

mar. (2)

1981 (div. 1989) Susan Lee Heazlewood, dau. of Norman Heazlewood, of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

only child by second wife

3. Hon Sean Garech Godley (b. 1981)

died

14 Aug 2006

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Christopher John [Godley], 4th Baron Kilbracken

born

1 Jan 1945

mar.

10 May 1969 Gillian Christine Birse, 2nd dau. of Lt Cdr Stuart Wilson Birse OBE DSC RN, of Alverstoke, co. Hampshire

children

1. Hon James John Godley (b. 1972), mar. 10 Aug 2002 Anne Charlotte Weld-Forester (b. 9 Jun 1972), 1st dau. of Frank John Montague Wakefield by his wife Caroline Lydia Weld-Forester, 4th dau. and cohrss. of John Orlando Weld-Forester (by his wife Lydia Gertrude Digby, 2nd dau. of Canon Stephen Harold Wingfield Digby), only son of Hon Rev Orlando St Maur Weld-Forester, Vicar of Battersea and Rector of Trowbridge (by his wife Dorothy Salome Wynne Wilson, dau. of Rev William Wynne Wilson), 1st son by his second wife of Orlando Watkin [Weld-Forester], 4th Baron Forester

1. Hon Louisa Laheen Godley (b. 1974), mar. 20 Apr 2002 Warren David Richards, son of David George Richards, of Cheltenham, co. Gloucester, and has issue

 

 Last updated 31 Aug 2006

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Title:

4th Baron Kilbracken, of Killegar in the County of Leitrim

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 8 Dec 1909)

 

Address:

Four Firs, Marley Lane, Haslemere, Surrey

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