the cobley family history
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Joseph Cobley
farm labourer

Father: William Cobley 1804-1879 | Mother: Wibro Gamble 1827-1876

Grandfather: William Cobley 1771-1813 | Mother: Elizabeth ?

b. ? 1836, Kimcote, Leicestershire
baptised. 20 November 1836, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire
d. pre 1871 census
buried. ?

1841 Census: Kimcote in Walton, Leicestershire : aged 4
1851 Census: Kimcote in Walton : Ploughboy : aged 14
1861 Census: Broughton Astley : Agricultural Labourer : aged 24
1861 : Sutton in the Elms ; aged 24 : Wedding certificate
1864 : Dunton Bassett : Agricultural Labourer : Son's baptism
1871 Census: presumed dead

no more information known

m. Sarah Elliotts, 1 September 1861, St. Mary's, Broughton Astley, Leicestershire
(Marriage witnessed by William Cobley and Harriet Cobley)

b. ? 1832, Hinckley, Leicestershire
baptised. 30 April 1832, St. Mary's, Hinckley, Leicestershire
Father: John Elliott (Frame Work Knitter) | Mother: Mary Wykes
d. ?
buried. ?


1861 : Sutton in the Elms ; aged 24 : Wedding certificate
1871 Census: Broughton Astley :Widow : Frame Work Knitter :aged 38
Living with father (widow)
1881 Census: Broughton Astley : Head : Widow : Stitcher : aged 49
1891 Census: Broughton Astley : Head : Widow : Stitcher : aged 59

  1. John James Cobley,
    b. ? 1864, Dunton Bassett, Leicestershire
    (St. Catherine's House Index : 2Q/Lutterworth/7a/page 12)
    baptised. 8 September 1864, All Saints, Dunton Bassett, Leicestershire
    d. ?
    buried. ?


    1871 Census: Broughton Astley : Grandson : Scholar :aged 6
    1881 Census: Broughton Astley, Leicestershire : Agricultural Labourer : aged 16
    1891 Census: Broughton Astley : Single : Farm Labourer : aged 26
    1901 Census: 1 Aylestone Lane, Wigston Magna
    : Farm Labourer : aged 36

    m.
    Mary Jane Towers, ? 1895, Leicester, Leicestershire
    (St. Catherine's House Index : 3Q/1895/Leicester/7a/page 575)

    b. ? 1873, Leicester, Leicestershire
    (St. Catherine's House Index : 2Q/1873/Leicester/7a/page162)
    baptised. ? Leicester, Leicestershire
    Father: ? | Mother : ?
    d. ?
    b. ?

    1901 Census: 1 Aylestone Lane, Wigston Magna
    : Wife : aged 28

    no more information known

    1. Lionel Angus Cobley,
      b. ? 1896, Barwell, Leicestershire
      (St. Catherine's House Index : 3Q/Hinckley/7a/page 67)
      baptised. ?
      d.?
      buried. ?
      married. ?
      children. ?

      1901 Census: 1 Aylestone Lane, Wigston Magna : aged 4

      no more information known

    2. Ivy Grace Cobley,
      b. ? 1899, Broughton Astley, Leicestershire
      (St. Catherine's House Index : 3Q/Lutterworth/7a/page 4)
      baptised. ?
      d.?
      buried. ?
      married. ?
      children. ?
      no more information known

      1901 Census: 1 Aylestone Lane, Wigston Magna : aged 1

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