COBBOLD, Miss Florence Jane

1856 - 1938

Baptised at Walton cum Felixstowe, Suffolk on 6 March 1856, daughter of Horace Cobbold (1824-1890) farmer at Capel Hall, near Ipswich, and his wife Katherine Sarah née Haward (1831-1914), who married at Sproughton near Ipswich in 1854 and a sister of Emily Clementina Cobbold [q.v.]. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club from Capel Hall, Trimley St Martin in 1882 and in 1883 exhibited one oil 'Canterbury Cathedral' and three table lots 'Ventnor Church' and 'Astley Church' and a 'Tobacco Jar', in 1884 she exhibited two paintings 'Silver Birch' and 'Capel Hall, Trimley' and in 1885 two pictures both entitled 'China'. In 1891 she was staying with widow Harriet Cobbold at 23 Selbourne Road, Hove and ten years later with her widowed mother Katherine at 2 Undercliff Terrace, Felixstowe cum Walton. She died at Lexden, Colchester, Essex in 1938, aged 82, she was unmarried.