Geoffrey (Geoff) Wyndham Nevill COBBOLD

Born1892 West Wratting Park, Cambridgeshire
FatherWilliam Nevill COBBOLD (1863 – 1922)
MotherHester Marion ARBUTHNOT (1865 – 1957)
OccupationTeacher and later commissioned into Royal Engineers

Biography and Notes

He won a scholarship to Charterhouse and matriculated at Pembroke College, Cambridge on 23rd October 1911. He occupied the same rooms, Q5 in New Court, throughout his residence. he graduated in the Maths Tripos in 1914. He taught in his father's school at West Wratting for a while; it is understood that his original intention was to become a tutor; but he went to Woolwich and was commissioned into the Royal Engineers. He worked with RE on Radar during WWI

Life Events

1918Married Cicely Helen MIDDLETON in Edinburgh
1919Birth of son Michael David Nevill COBBOLD CBE DL
1922Birth of daughter Margaret Helen Nevill COBBOLD
1922Death of father William Nevill COBBOLD
1924Birth of daughter Barbara Joan Nevill COBBOLD
1957Death of mother Hester Marion ARBUTHNOT
1958Married Hilda F SCOTT
1969Death of wife Cicely Helen MIDDLETON

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