COBBOLD, Herbert St George

1871 - 1944

Herbert Saint George Cobbold, was born at Ufford, Woodbridge, Suffolk on 22 March 1871, second son of Ernest St George Cobbold (1840-1895) and his wife Helen Emma, née Cazenove (1841-1917), youngest daughter of Philip Cazenove of Clapham Common, who married at Christ Church, Battersea on 7 January 1864. Educated at Haileybury and in 1889, a 2nd Lieutenant in The Duke of Connaught's Own Hampshire and Isle of Wight Artillery and afterwards a Major in Essex and Suffolk Artillery Militia. Living at Brook House, Henley Road, Ipswich in 1900, was a partner in Bacon, Cobbold & Co., bankers on Cornhill, Ipswich. He married at St Mark's, North Audley Street, London on 20 February 1909, his cousin, Evelyn Anna (15 March 1873-13 January 1959), daughter of John Patteson Cobbold (1831-1875) and in June 1908 he purchased at auction, the 48 acre estate, The Rookery, Sproughton, Ipswich. In 1939, a local director of Lloyds Bank, living at 'The Rookery', Sproughton, near Ipswich with his wife Evelyn and had four indoor servants. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1920-1944 but does not seem to have exhibited. He died at The Rookery, Sproughton on 23 November 1944, leaving a widow.