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The Children of Richard Chaloner Cobbe A.M. & Sarah Burslem his wife:
(William) Marshall Godolphin Cobbe Master Mariner R.N.  (1785 - 1821) - Overview
overview    Personal Life (1), (2)     Naval Career (1), (2) - Indenture      Christ's Hospital  (1)(2),  A Pupil

Sons of the Clergy 1799 Sermon & App
R C Cobbe (1)
R C Cobbe (2)
R C Cobbe (3)
R C Cobbe (4)
James M. Cobbe
Chas Cobbe Lt RN
(HMS Colossus)
(HMS Niger)
(HMS Captain)
(HMS Dido)
(HMS Ville de Paris)
(HMS St. George)
Sarah Ann Cobbe
Maria V. Cobbe
Countess Frances
(Cobbe)
Earl & Countess
of Huntingdon
Charlotte Cobbe
Arabella Cobbe
Marshall G. Cobbe
Marshal's 1800 Indenture
Marshall's Wife
Eliza Hammond

& Their Children:
Frances & Caroline Cobbe
Charles Marshall Goodolphin Cobbe
Thomas Cobbe
Willoughby Cobbe
Sydney G. Cobbe
Rosamond Cobbe
The Burslems
The Chaloners
The Clays
The Poet Keats
The Hammonds
He was the ninth of some thirteen or more children that blessesd the marriage of Rev. Richard Chaloner Cobbe AM and his wife Sarah Burslem. He was born on 30th Oct 1785 and baptised 31st October 1785 at St. Mary the Parish Church at Easton, Hants. These dates reinforce the belief that with few exceptions, their children were baptised within weeks, if not days of birth. Easton
Parish Register
At some point in his life, Marshall Godolphin Cobbe changed his name to William Marshall Godolphin Cobbe. This has, to some extent, complicated the search for information about his life. Bob O'Hara's
Research Commission -
Royal Navy Records at Kew
on behalf of the writer & family
He became a Master Mariner in about 1810 and retired from the Royal Navy late 1815. Sadly (William) Marshall Godolphin Cobbe died in Deptford and was buried at St. Pauls, the Parish Church there, in 22nd August 1821 aged only about 36 years.
He married Elizabeth Catherine Hammond; the daughter of an eminent Edmonton surgeon at South Mimms Parish Church on 28th January 1816 South Mimms
Parish Records
Their first child, a daughter, Caroline Elizabeth Cobbe, was baptised in the Parish Church of New Brentford in 1817. Caroline died in 1847, aged about 30 years, and was buried in the Parish Church of St. Mary, Stoke Newington. New Brentford Parish Records
Free BMD
& Stoke Newington Parish Records
Their second child, also a daughter, Frances Emily Cobbe was baptised in St. Nicholas, the Parish Church of Chiswick, in 1819. Both daughters were born at Strand on the Green, Kew, but on the north side of the river Thames. St. Nicholas, Chiswick,
Parish Records
Their third child was a son, Charles Marshall Godolphin Cobbe baptised in 1821 at St. Pauls Deptford. Sadly Charles Marshall Godolphin Cobbe died at the age of only 15 years and was buried on the 5th January 1837, at St. Sepulchre in the City of London.  His address was Skinner Street which is not far due east of the present day London Metropolitan Archives. A family member, Sir Wolstan Dixie Bart (c1524-1594), Lord Mayor of London, President of Christ's Hospital and who endowed Emmanuel College, Cambridge, was Master of the Skinners Company. Of course, Marshall and his brother Thomas attended Christ's Hospital and used their consanguinity with Sir Wolstan to gain entry to Christ's Hospital. At that time Christ's Hospital was more or less opposite St. Sepulchre. Deptford Parish Records
St. Sepulchre Parish Records
Charles's sister Frances Emily and his mother Eliza [Hammond] lived to respectable old age both dying at about 79 years and continued their association with the Godolphin School, Salisbury until well into the latter part of the 19th Century. Free BMD Website
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