Monday, August 28, 2006

3rd Baron Kilbracken (1920-2006)

The 3rd Baron Kilbracken, DSC, died 14 August, 2006. He was 85. John Raymond Godley was b. 17 Oct 1920, son of the 2nd peer (1877-1950), by his 1st wife Elizabeth Helen Monteith Hamilton, & was educated at Eton and Balliol College Oxford (BA and MA 1948); author and journalist and farmer; married (i) 1943 (div 1949), Penelope Anne, daughter of Rear-Admiral Sir Cecil Nugent Reyne, KBE; (ii) 1981 (div 1989), Susan Lee, daughter of Norman Heazlewood, of Melbourne, Australia; and leaves issue from both marriages; the peerage (UK 1909) devolves upon his lordship's eldest son, Christopher John Godley, b. 1 Jan, 1945.

Source: Daily Telegraph 15 Aug 2006

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