1863-?; b. Ashfield, Co. Cavan; remained in Ireland for fifty years, and
died in London; novels, In the Land of Breffne (London: Elkin Matthews
1925), 118pp [eighteen sketches depicting the old life in
Ireland, written for English magazines]. IF2
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Alfred Denis Godley, Fifty Poems, ed. C L Graves and C R L Fletcher
(1927); also J E Fitzgerald, ed., extracts from Letters of John Robt.
Godley to C B Adderley (1863), incl. content on Famine in Leitrim
from founder of NZ Christchurch.
Kith & Kin? British Library holds lists John Robert Godley [of Canterbury], author
of Observations on an Irish Poor Law (Dublin 1847), 32pp.; Letters
from America, 2 vols. (1844); Extracts from Letters to J C B Adderley,
edited by Adderly (Saville and Edward 1863), xvii, 814pp.; A Selection
of [his] Speeches, ed. J E Fitzgerald (Christchurch
1863); Self-Government for New Zealand, extract from Speech of
14 August 1851, ed Adderley (London 1852).