Baron Kilbracken

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John Robert Godley, ancestor of the Barons Kilbracken.

Baron Kilbracken, of Killegar in the County of Leitrim,[1] is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1909 for the senior civil servant Sir Arthur Godley. He was Permanent Under-Secretary of State for India between 1883 and 1909. As of 2010 the title is held by his great-grandson, the fourth Baron, who succeeded his father in 2006.

John Robert Godley was the father of the first Baron. Another member of the Godley family was General Sir Alexander Godley. He was the first cousin of the first Baron.

Barons Kilbracken (1909)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's son The Hon. James John Godley (b. 1972)


  1. ^ "No. 28317". The London Gazette. 14 December 1909. p. 9514.