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Godley may refer to:


  • Adam Godley (born 1964), British actor
  • Alfred Denis Godley, known as A. D. Godley (1856–1925), English classical scholar and author of light verse
  • Alexander Godley (1867–1957), British Army General with the New Zealand and Australian Division at Gallipoli; cousin of the 1st Baron Kilbracken
  • Arthur Godley, 1st Baron Kilbracken (1847–1932), British Permanent Under-Secretary of State for India; cousin of Alexander Godley
  • Bill Godley (1879–unknown), English footballer
  • Charlotte Godley (1821–1907) was a New Zealand letter-writer and community leader; mother of Arthur Godley
  • Christopher Godley, 4th Baron Kilbracken (born 1945), British peer and brother of Sean Godley
  • Eric John Godley (1919–2010), New Zealand botanist and biographer
  • G. McMurtrie Godley (1917–1999), U.S. Ambassador to Laos and Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
  • George Godley, British police officer involved in the hunt for Jack the Ripper in 1888
  • Hugh Godley, 2nd Baron Kilbracken (1877–1950), Irish nobleman
  • Janey Godley (born 1961), Scottish comedian, newspaper columnist, and author
  • John Godley, 3rd Baron Kilbracken (1920–2006), British-born Irish peer
  • John Robert Godley (1814–1861), British bureaucrat and statesman; an original resident in Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Kevin Godley (born 1945), British musician and music video director and part of the Godley & Creme musical partnership
  • Leonidas M. Godley (1836–1904), American Civil War Union Army soldier; recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Sean Godley (born 1981), Irish-Australian poet and writer, brother of the 4th Baron Kilbracken
  • Sidney Godley (1889–1957), British Army World War I soldier and German prisoner of war; recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Wynne Godley (1926–2010), British economist


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  • Godley & Creme, English rock duo composed of Kevin Godley and Lol Creme
  • Godley River, alpine braided river flowing through Canterbury in New Zealand
  • Godley Statue, Christchurch memorial for John Robert Godley