Alan Brooksby is recorded as having had Whooping Cough in the 1830s. The sponsors at his baptism on 15th August 1830 were Mrs C Cobbold, ? Maclean and Rev. Thomas Brooksby.
In 1864 he owned the 238 acre Rose Hill estate. It was sold to the Rev E C Alston of Dennington. On his death it was sold again and Rose Hill Road, Alston Road and Alan Road were constructed, the latter named after Alan Brooksby Cobbold.
|1851||Death of mother Ann ROE|
|1859||Death of father Charles COBBOLD|
|1866||Married Harriet Parker Valentina BARTHOLOMEW in Kensington, London|
|1867||Birth of son Capt. Alan Ralph COBBOLD KOSB|
|1869||Birth of daughter Amelrosa (Tiny) COBBOLD|
|1871||Birth of son Capt. Charles Augustus COBBOLD|
|1874||Birth of daughter Mattie Harriette Fonnereau COBBOLD|