COBBOLD, Emily Clementina

1859 - 1912

Emily Clementina Cobbold was baptised at Walton-cum-Felixstowe, Suffolk on 20 April 1859, fourth daughter of Horace Cobbold (16 January 1824-4 March 1890), farmer at Capel Hall, Trimley, Suffolk and his wife Katherine Sarah Haward (1831-25 April 1914), youngest daughter of Thomas Haward of The Villa, Sproughton, who married at Sproughton, near Ipswich on 2 February 1854. A sister of Florence Jane Cobbold and, as a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1883-1887, she exhibited from Capel Hall, Trimley St Martin in 1883 four table lots 'Water Bottle', 'Plaque' and two 'Tea Set' and from Capel Hall, at the Woodbridge Industrial & Art Exhibition at the Lecture Hall, Woodbridge several table lots and two watercolours. She married at Trimley St Martin on 13 September 1887, Lieut. Col. John Sheridan Clarke (22 May 1846-31 May 1900), retired R. A., of Eastaway, Morewenstow, Devon. Her husband of The Gables, Bideford, Devon, died at Southsea in 1900, aged 56, when Emily married secondly in the Woodbridge district in 1903, Ellis Lund, a widower. Emily Clementina Lund died at Longdown Cottage, Gold Hill, Lower Bourne, Farnham, Surrey on 21 June 1912 and was buried at St Thomas on the Bourne on 24 June. The contents of Longdown Cottage were sold by auction on 12 November 1912. Her second husband Ellis Lund, a retired Indian civil servant, was born at Bradford in 1848 and sailed from Liverpool on 21 December 1907 for Melbourne, Victoria, Australia but was back in Farnham in 1912. Ellis Lund died back in New South Wales, Australia on 9 June 1925.