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BornCharles Goodliffe Neale
August 31, 1912
Nottingham, England
DiedDecember 26, 1980 (age 68)
CategoriesBooks by Goodliffe

Goodliffe (1912 - 1980) was a supplier of church furniture, magic creator and editor of the weekly Abra magazine and Goodliffe's Magic Monthly.


He published the work of several other magicians and adopted the new media of his time, the cassette, as a way to provide a record of magicians and magical events.

He was president of the British Magical Society three times.



  • Cover, M-U-M, Vol. 69, No. 9, February 1980, The Goodliffe I Know, magician-of-the-month, by Frances Marshall, page 12, A Tribute to: GOODLIFFE, pages 14-23
  • Goodliffe's Abracadabra, Vol. 71, No. 1824, January 1981, Charles Goodliffe Died, page 121, In Tribute to Goodliffe, page 123
  • Genii Magazine, Vol. 45, No. January 1981, Obituaries, C. Goodliffe Neale, by Eric C. Lewis, page 56
  • M-U-M, Vol. 70, No. 9, February 1981, Broken Wands, Charles Goodliffe Neale, page 37
  • The New Tops, Vol. 21, No. 3, March 1981, Final Curtain Goodliffe, page 41