the cobley family history
other cobley families
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This section is a recent addition to the website and should be enlarged upon over the coming months.

Here you will find details from other Cobley families being researched around the world, their family trees, and if the researcher permits,
a contact address.

If you should want to publish and share your particular branch, no matter how short
or sketchy, please feel free to contact me by clicking here



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australia
bristol
devonshire
gloucestershire
huntingdonshire
australia

see Thomas Cobley (devon), John Cobley (somerset), William Cobley (somerset)





bristol

This family line begins with John Cobley who married in Bristol in 1809. Because of the location of the city they can be classified as being in Gloucestershire,or at times Somerset! An interesting tree with branches as far afield as New Zealand, where one member made his fortune gold mining!

contact: Margaret Beard beard@xtra.co.nz


devonshire

Robert Cobley (b. Devonshire, England. ?)
another Devon Cobley born in the 1600's whose line is believed to have produced the Uncle Tom Cobley of folklore.

John Cobley (b. Devonshire, England. ?)
possibly a brother to Robert who, produced his own interesting family.

contact: Hazel Lockhart thelockharts@tesco.net


Thomas Cobley (b. Exminster, Devon, England. 1732)
a Devon Cobley whose family seem to have branches everywhere (some yet to be added) the furthest flung settling and still prospering in Australia

contact: Philomena Cobley c/o Mardi Waring malinday@cirruscomms.com.au


gloucestershire

see also John Cobley (Bristol 1809)


huntingdonshire

see william cobley (Ringstead, Northamptonshire 1728)



see John Cobley (b. Minehead, Somerset). 1753

leicestershire

Job Cobley (b. Thurnby, Leicestershire, England. 1743)
a Leicestershire Cobley who, like the other cobleys of the county had a large family. His ancestors have been traced back to the 1600's, and a will from the 1500s is also to be seen (not yet included on the website). A family not without it's interesting history. Work still in progress...

contact: Michael & Amanda Lord amanda.lord@ntlworld.com


James Cobley (b. Smeeton Westerby, Leicestershire, England. 1794)
here we pick up a line that reaches back into the 1600's. coming forward we find a number of Leicester familes are related. One menber turns up as a Grammar School teacher in victorian Oswestry, Shropshire. A pleasure to trace.

contact: Mark Cobley info@cobley-history.co.uk


William Cobley (b. Fleckney, Leicestershire, England. 1786)
one of the Fleckney Cobleys whose connections wth the area stretch back to the 1600's.

contact: Mark Cobley info@cobley-history.co.uk


lincolnshire

Samuel Cobley (b. Barholm, Lincolnshire, England. 1876)
a Lincolnshire Cobley whose family moved to Leicestershire

contact: Bert Cobley bert@bertcobley.com


northamptonshire

William Cobley (b. Ringstead, Northamptonshire, England. 1728)
an early Northants line which spread into nearby Huntingdonshire and whose descendents emigrated to America finally settling in Utah where they continue still.


William Cobley (b. Geddington, Northamptonshire, England. 1814)
a branch of the Northants Cobleys with connections in the Kettering and Wellingborough areas of the county and who extended into Hertfordshire.
Updated April 2006

contact: Mark Cobley info@cobley-history.co.uk


John Cobley (b. Long Buckby, Northamptonshire, England)
a branch of the Northants Cobleys with connections in the Wellingborough and Daventry areas of the county.

contact: Mark Cobley info@cobley-history.co.uk


Isaac Cobley
a Northants Cobley whose family crossed over into nearby Warwickshire

contact: Gretchen Harris Haines gharris@eagle.ca


John Cobley (b. Hargrave, Northamptonshire, England. 1864)
beginning a new family tree tracing the Cobleys in the Rushden and surrounding areas.

contact: Andy Cobley andy@cobs.fsnet.co.uk


rutland

Robert Cobley (b. Seaton, Rutland, England. 1745
the first of a large number of Rutland Cobleys. This branch had descendents who moved to London.

contact:
glovenwig@tiscali.co.uk


somerset

Henry Cobley see also Thomas Cobley (1803), Monmouthshire, Wales
There is little known about Henry other than he was married to Ann
and lived in Pensford Somerset.

Joseph Cobley (born ca.1762 in Pensford, Somerset)
Joseph was the son of the above mentioned Henry and Ann, he was baptised in St Thomas church, Pensford on 7 December 1762. He married Sarah ?

Contact : Gerald Cobley gercobley@hotmail.com



John Cobley (b. Nr. Pensford, Somerset, England. 1797)
an interesting man who fought in a number of countries for the British Army in the early part of the nineteenth century. Shows the progress of his descendants who emigrated to Australia. photographs included

contact: Mardi Waring malinday@cirruscomms.com.au


see also John Cobley (Bristol 1809)


Richard Cobley
a Somerset man who emigrated to Pennsylvania, USA in the 1800s where he began a long line of Cobleys (and Cobleighs) who continue to the present day.

contact: Tom & Pat Krivak tpk1@psu.edu


William Cobley (b. Publow, Somerset, England). 1784
a relatively unknown Cobley whose son Edwin emigrated to Australia

contact: Mardi Waring malinday@cirruscomms.com.au

John Cobley (b. Minehead, Somerset, England). 1753
the start of a line of Cobleys which spread to Lancashire and Yorkshire

contact: john Cobley johncobley48@hotmail.com



see John Cobley (b. Minehead, Somerset). 1753


usa

california

see Thomas Cobley (monmouthshire, wales)


colorado

see Thomas Cobley (monmouthshire, wales)



see Richard Cobley (somerset, england)



see William Cobley (northamptonshire, england)

wales

monmouthshire

Thomas Cobley, (b. Pensford, Somerset, 1803)
Died 27 Oct 1891 in Maesycwmmer, Monmouthshire)
Thomas was the son of the above named Joseph and Sarah, he was baptised in St Thomas church Pensford on 12 June 1803. In the mid 1820’s Thomas moved to Maesycwmmer, Monmouthshire where he worked as a coal miner. He married Sarah ? and they had 10 children including 4 boys named Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
This was the start of the Cobley line in S Wales.

Contact : Gerald Cobley gercobley@hotmail.com
Further information on this family can be found at
www.gercobley.me.uk/


Thomas Cobley (b. Bedwas,Monmouthshire, Wales). 1851

a welshman who is thought to have emigrated to America after the death of his first wife where he produced a long line of stateside Cobleys. Other members of Thomas's family also moved to Australia. see also Thomas Cobley, b. 1803 (above)

contact: Joyce Neely Jodi163@sbcglobal.net

& visit : familytreemaker for these cobleys and connections


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lincolnshire
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rutland
somerset
usa
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colorado
wales
monmouthshire
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