Robert Knipe COBBOLD

Born1792 Woodbridge, Suffolk
Died1859 The White House, Bredfield, Suffolk
FatherJohn COBBOLD (1746 – 1835)
MotherElizabeth KNIPE (1765 – 1824)
OccupationBrewer at Eye, Suffolk and North Hill, Colchester, Essex, sometime with his father

Biography and Notes

Settled at Eye, Suffolk, where he was a brewer and all his children were born. Later lived at Carlton Rookery, Saxmundham, Suffolk, and Bredfield House where he died a few days after catching a cold at market. He is remembered at Bredfield as "an active,
alert, upright figure in frilled shirt and black stock". He is said to have speculated in Clover seed and Coprolite and to have tried to grow Chicory and Flax. He and his wife are commemorated in a SGW on the south side of the chancel in Bredfield Church.

Life Events

1814Married Emily Mary SMITH
1816Birth of son Rev. Robert Henry COBBOLD
1817Birth of daughter Elizabeth Harriet COBBOLD
1819Birth of daughter Emily Caroline COBBOLD
1821Birth of son Dr Rowland Townshend COBBOLD MRCS
1823Birth of son Miles Edward COBBOLD
1824Death of mother Elizabeth KNIPE
1825Birth of son Edgar COBBOLD
1826Birth of daughter Katherine Isabel (Izzy) COBBOLD
1828Birth of son Paul Randolph COBBOLD
1831Birth of daughter Adelaide Emma COBBOLD
1835Death of son Miles Edward COBBOLD
1835Death of father John COBBOLD
1847Death of son Edgar COBBOLD
1849Death of son Paul Randolph COBBOLD

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