Helen Muriel BLAGG

Born1877 Cheadle, Staffordshire
Died1952 Cambridge
FatherCharles John BLAGG (1833 – 1915)
MotherFrances Caroline FOOTTIT (1834 – 1896)
OccupationJournalist and Author

Biography and Notes

Author of 'A First Book of Songs and Carols for Children' for which she wrote the words and music. Helen - Mrs. Eden Cobbold, 1936. The book was dedicated to Ann and Jennifer her neices and mentions her daughter Theresa.

Another of her books 'The District Visitor, A Practcal Guide for the Inexperienced' published by SPCK in 1935 describes Helen M Cobbold as 'Formerly of Lichfield Diocesan Women's Settlement, Fenton House, Stoke on Trent; Parochial and Diocesan Worker and Woman Evangelist (Worcester Diocese), now of London Diocese (Kentish Town Parish); Author of 'A Statistical Analysis of Infant Mortality', 'Women and Prisons' etc. Her Preface gives her address as Lissenden Mansions NW5 on 25th January 1934.

Life Events

1896Death of mother Frances Caroline FOOTTIT
1914Married Maj Nevill Eden COBBOLD in All Saints Church, Margaret St, London
1915Death of father Charles John BLAGG
1916Birth of daughter Helen M T (Theresa) COBBOLD
1944Death of husband Maj Nevill Eden COBBOLD

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