COBBOLD, John Chevallier

1797 - 1882

John Chevallier Cobbold

John Chevallier Cobbold was born at Ipswich on 24 August 1797, son of John Wilkinson Cobbold (19 April 1774-12 February 1860), brewer, of Holywells, Ipswich, and his wife Harriet Temple née Chevallier, Harriet Temple Cobbold, who married at Aspall, Suffolk on 8 November 1796. John was educated at Ipswich and Bury St Edmund's Grammar Schools. He married at Wortham, Suffolk on 14 May 1827, Lucy Patteson (1800-1879), third daughter of Revd Henry Patteson of Drinkstone, Suffolk. A member of the Ipswich Society of Professional & Amateur Artists from 1832, where he was tutored by Henry Davy. In 1851, a 53-year-old banker, living at Tower Street, Ipswich with his 50-year-old wife Lucy and five of his thirteen children. Mayor of Ipswich 1842-1843 and entered Parliament as one of two representatives for the Ipswich constituency at the 1847 general election and held the seat until his defeat at the 1868 general election. High Steward of the Borough of Ipswich 1875-1882 and a Justice of the Peace. John Chevallier Cobbold died at Holywells, Ipswich on 6 October 1882, his sons Thomas Clement Cobbold, Nathaniel Fromanteel Cobbold, Felix Thornley Cobbold and grandson, John Dupuis Cobbold proved his will.