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  • Rev. Richard Wilkie Waller COBBOLD

    Born1823 Ipswich
    Died1884 Hollesley
    FatherRev. Richard COBBOLD (1797 – 1877)
    MotherMary Anne WALLER (1801 – 1876)
    OccupationRector of All Saints, Hollesley, 1857-1884 and farmer of some 870 acres.

    Biography and Notes

    He was baptised at St Mary le Tower, Ipswich, the name Wilkie being taken from his Sponsor / Godfather, Sir David Wilkie RA; and educated for 10 years at Dedham under the Rev Dr Taylor and at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. He took his BA in1846 and MA in 1849. He was ordained Deacon (Norwich) in 1847 and Priest in 1848. He became Curate at Thelveton, Norfolk and was Rector of Whepstead, 1856-7. When he went to Hollesley in 1857 the Patron of the living was Mary A Waller of The Grove, Hollesley. When he was succeeded in 1884 by Robert Lawrance the Patron was his son, Algernon Waller Cobbold (1855-1930).
    The East window at All Saints, Hollesley:
    "To the Glory of God and in loving memory of Richard Wilkie Waller Cobbold MA for 27 years Rector of this Parish and Caroline Maria Cobbold his wife. This window is erected by their children, Ascension Day 1899"

    Life Events

    1850Married Caroline Maria FARR in Aldburgh, Suffolk
    1851Birth of daughter Mary Anne Edith COBBOLD
    1852Death of daughter Mary Anne Edith COBBOLD
    1855Birth of son Maj Algernon Waller COBBOLD JP
    1858Birth of son Eustace Aubrey COBBOLD
    1862Birth of daughter Evelyn Augusta COBBOLD
    1865Birth of son Harry Vyvyan COBBOLD
    1876Death of mother Mary Anne WALLER
    1877Death of father Rev. Richard COBBOLD