Maude Godley

Life
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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Works
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.

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Notes
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).

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