Lt.-Col. William Alexander Godley1

M, #336051, d. 24 September 1880
Last Edited=30 Aug 2009
     Lt.-Col. William Alexander Godley was the son of John Godley and Katharine Daly.2 He married Laura Bird, daughter of Reverend Godfrey Bird.1 He died on 24 September 1880.1
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the 56th Regiment.1

Children of Lt.-Col. William Alexander Godley and Laura Bird

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2149. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Reverend Godfrey Bird1

M, #336052
Last Edited=15 Feb 2009
     Reverend Godfrey Bird was the Rector at Great Wigborough, Essex, EnglandG.1

Child of Reverend Godfrey Bird

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2149. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Laura Bird1

F, #336053, d. 24 October 1928
Last Edited=15 Feb 2009
     Laura Bird was the daughter of Reverend Godfrey Bird.2 She married Lt.-Col. William Alexander Godley, son of John Godley and Katharine Daly.1 She died on 24 October 1928.1
     Her married name became Godley.

Children of Laura Bird and Lt.-Col. William Alexander Godley

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2149. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

General Sir Alexander John Godley1

M, #336054, b. 4 February 1867, d. 6 March 1957
Last Edited=30 Aug 2009
     General Sir Alexander John Godley was born on 4 February 1867.1 He was the son of Lt.-Col. William Alexander Godley and Laura Bird.2 He married Louisa Marion Fowler, daughter of Robert Fowler and Laetitia Mabella Coddington, on 17 September 1898.1 He died on 6 March 1957 at age 90, without issue.1
     He gained the rank of Captain in the Royal Dublin Fusiliers.1 He fought in the Rhodesian Rebellion between 1896 and 1897.1 He fought in the Boer War between 1899 and 1901.1 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.)1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.)1 He was Commandant of the Mounted Infantry between 1901 and 1906.1 He was AAG and GSO(1) of the 2nd Division, Aldershot between 1906 and 1910.1 He was Major-General of the New Zealand Forces between 1910 and 1914.1 He fought in the First World War.1 He was Major-General of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force between 1914 and 1919.1 He was awarded the Grand Cross, Order of Ouissam Alouite and Mehdania of Morocco.1 He was awarded the Croix de Guerre Belgian.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in 1918.1 He was awarded the Order of the White Eagle of Serbia 2nd Class with swords.1 He was awarded the Grand Officer, Order of the Crown of Belgium.1 He was awarded the Grand Officier, Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur.1


He was awarded the Croix de Guerre.1 He was awarded the Gran Cruz de Merito Militar of Spain.1 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in the 13th Maitland Regiment, Australia.1 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in the Otago Mounted Rifles and North Auckland Regiment.1 He was Military Secretary to the Secretary of State for War between 1920 and 1922.1 He was General Officer Commander-in-Chief of the British Army of the Rhine between 1922 and 1924.1 He was Colonel of the Royal Ulster Rifles between 1922 and 1927.1 He gained the rank of General in 1923.1 He was General Officer Commander-in-Chief of the Southern Command between 1924 and 1928.1 He gained the rank of General in the Irish Guards.1 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp General to HM King George V between 1925 and 1929.1 He held the office of Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Gibraltar between 1928 and 1933.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2149. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Robert Fowler1

M, #336055, b. 15 March 1824, d. 23 October 1897
Last Edited=12 Mar 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Robert Fowler was born on 15 March 1824.2 He was the son of Robert Fowler and Jane Anne Crichton.3,2 He married Laetitia Mabella Coddington, daughter of Henry Barry Coddington and Maria Crawford, on 30 September 1856.2 He died on 23 October 1897 at age 73.2
     He graduated with a Master of Arts (M.A.)2 He was admitted to King's Inns in 1850 entitled to practise as a Barrister-at-Law.2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for County Meath.3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for County Meath.3 He held the office of High Sheriff of County Meath in 1871.2 He lived at Rathmoylan, County Meath, IrelandG.3 He lived at Rahinston, County Meath, IrelandG.1

Children of Robert Fowler and Laetitia Mabella Coddington

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2149. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976 page 441. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  3. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Louisa Marion Fowler1

F, #336056, d. 29 June 1939
Last Edited=22 Jan 2010
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Louisa Marion Fowler was the daughter of Robert Fowler and Laetitia Mabella Coddington.2,3 She married General Sir Alexander John Godley, son of Lt.-Col. William Alexander Godley and Laura Bird, on 17 September 1898.1 She died on 29 June 1939, without issue.1
     From 17 September 1898, her married name became Godley.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2149. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S47] BIFR1976 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Godfrey Archibald Godley1

M, #336057, b. 13 October 1871, d. 31 December 1934
Last Edited=15 Feb 2009
     Godfrey Archibald Godley was born on 13 October 1871.1 He was the son of Lt.-Col. William Alexander Godley and Laura Bird.2 He married Ruth Shepstone, daughter of unknown Shepstone, in 1899.1 He died on 31 December 1934 at age 63.1
     He was with the South African Civil Service in 1900.1 He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1919.1

Child of Godfrey Archibald Godley and Ruth Shepstone

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2149. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir Theophilus Shepstone1

M, #336058
Last Edited=15 Feb 2009
     Sir Theophilus Shepstone was appointed Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.)1

Child of Sir Theophilus Shepstone

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2149. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Ruth Shepstone1

F, #336059, d. 8 October 1958
Last Edited=15 Feb 2009
     Ruth Shepstone was the daughter of unknown Shepstone.1 She married Godfrey Archibald Godley, son of Lt.-Col. William Alexander Godley and Laura Bird, in 1899.1 She died on 8 October 1958.1
     From 1899, her married name became Godley.

Child of Ruth Shepstone and Godfrey Archibald Godley

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2149. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sally V. Mount1

F, #336060, b. circa 1945, d. 15 September 1975
Last Edited=1 Oct 2017
     Sally V. Mount was born circa 1945.1 She was the daughter of Alan Reginald d'Arcy Mount and Margaret Ruth Barnett-Gow.1 She married Christopher Charles Kevill-Davies, son of Christopher Evelyn Kevill-Davies and Virginia Louisa Hopwood, in 1974.1
     From 1974, her married name became Kevill-Davies.1

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.