the cobley family history
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William Cobley (2),
farm labourer

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

b. 1804, Kimcote, Leicestershire
baptised. 14 September 1804, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire
d. 5 March 1879, Kirby Mallory, Leicestershire
(cause indecipherable ? - lasted 2 days - informant : Elizabeth Hall : Daughter
buried. 8 March 1879, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire

1841 Census: Kimcote in Walton, Leicestershire : Agricultural Labourer : aged 35
1851 Census: Kimcote in Walton, Leicestershire : Agricultural Labourer : aged 46
1861 Census: Walton : Agricultural Labourer : aged 56
1871 Census: Walton : Agricultural Labouer : aged 67

m. Wheyburgh (Wibro) Gamble, 5 November 1827, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire
(Marriage witnessed by John Cobley)

b. 1805, Walton in Kimcote, Leicestershire
baptised. Wibro Gamble, 6 October 1805, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire
Father: Thomas Gamble | Mother: Rebecca Snow
d. 8 February 1876, Walton in Kimcote, Leicestershire
(cause old age - informant John Cobley : Brother in Law)
buried. 10 February 1876, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire

1841 Census: Kimcote in Walton, Leicestershire : Wife : aged 35
1851 Census: Kimcote in Walton, Leicestershire : Wife : aged 45
1861 Census: Walton : Wife : aged 55
1871 Census: Walton : Wife : aged 66

  1. William Cobley (3),
    farm labourer

    b. 1828, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    baptised. 21 September 1828, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    d. ? 1906, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    (St. Catherine's House Index : 3Q/Lutterworth/7a/page 2)
    buried. 17 August 1906, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire

    m.
    Mary Ann Laundon, 10 October 1852,
    Saint Mary's, Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire
    (Marriage witnessed by Thomas Heggs and Mary Ann Gamble)

  2. Wheyburgh (Ann) Cobley,
    b. 1830, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    baptised. 8 August 1830, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    d. ?
    buried. ?

    1841 Census: Kimcote in Walton, Leicestershire : aged 10
    1851 Census: Kimcote in Walton, Leicestershire : Wife : Frame Work Knitter : aged 21
    1861 Census: ?
    1871 Census: "The Crooked Billet", Dunton Bassett : Inn keeper : aged 40
    1876 (Post Office Directory) "The Crooked Billet", Dunton Bassett
    1881 Census: "The Crooked Billet", Dunton Bassett : Wife : aged 50
    1891 Census: ?

    no more information known

    m. Job Stretton, 28 October 1850, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    (Marriage witnessed by John Stretton and Elizabeth Cobley)

    b. ? 1830, Walton by Kimcote, Leicestershire
    baptised. 24 October 1830, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    Father: Thomas Stretton (frame work knitter, stockinger) | Mother: Ann ?
    d. ?
    buried. ?
    children. ?

    1851 Census: Kimcote in Walton, Leicestershire : Agricultural labourer: aged 21
    1861 Census: ?
    1871 Census: "The Crooked Billet", Dunton Bassett : Inn keeper : aged 41
    1876 (Post Office Directory) "The Crooked Billet", Dunton Bassett
    1881 Census: "The Crooked Billet", Dunton Bassett :
    Publican & Farmer of 3 acres : aged 51
    1891 Census: 20 Southgate Street, Leicester : Gardener : aged 62 : b. Dunton Bassett
    Note: Also present : Rebecca Stretton : b. Leicester : Wife : aged 65 :
    1901 Census: 10 Poplar Avenue, St. Mary's, Leicester : Labourer/hedge cutter ; aged 73
    Single : b. Dunton Bassett


    no more information known

  3. Elizabeth Cobley,

    b. 1834, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    baptised. 15 June 1834, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    d. ?
    buried. ?

    m. Charles Hall, 4 December 1854, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    (Marriage witnessed by Issac Phipps and Ann Stretton)

  4. Joseph Cobley,
    farm labourer

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

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

  5. Thomas Cobley,
    farmer (18.5 acres Hunt's Lane, Newbold Verdon, Leicestershire)

    b. ? 1840, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    (St. Catherine's House Index : 1Q/Market Bosworth/7a/page 169)
    baptised. 22 March 1840, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    d. ?
    buried. ?

    m.
    Hannah Wardle, 19 December 1859, Lutterworth Baptist Chapel, Leicestershire
    (Marriage witnessed by Samuel Driver? and Harriet Cobley)

  6. Harriet Cobley,

    b. ? 1842, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    (St. Catherine's House Index : 1Q/Lutterworth/7a/page 143)
    baptised. 11 September 1842, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    d. ?
    buried. ?

    m. Thomas Ro(w)e, 14 October 1863, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    (Marriage witnessed by James Berry? and Ann Stretton)

  7. Emma Cobley

    twin with George

    b. 5 March 1845
    , Kimcote, Leicestershire,
    baptised. 25 May 1845, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    d. ?
    buried. ?


    m. George Ellis, 30 December 1866, Saint Bartholomew"s, Birmingham, Warwickshire
    (Marriage witnessed by ? entries indecipherable)

  8. George Cobley,
    farm labourer

    twin with Emma

    b. 5 March at 3.45 am, 1845, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    baptised. 25 May 1845, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    d. (cerebral haemorrhage - syncope 2 days)
    20 January 1914, Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire
    buried. ?

    m. 1 Elizabeth Berry, 29 April 1868, All Saints, Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire
    (Marriage witnessed by Joseph Stanyon and Comfort Berry)

    m. 2. Frances Neale, 3 August 1875, All Saints, Kimcote, Leicestershire
    (Marriage witnessed by ? entries indecipherable)

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