COBBOLD, Louisa Emily

1804 - 1889

Born at Eye, Suffolk on 11 September 1804, daughter of John Cobbold (1774-1860), brewer of Holywells, Ipswich, and his wife Harriet (1775-1851) [q.v.], daughter of Revd Temple Chevallier of Aspall, Suffolk, who married at Aspall on 8 November 1796. She married at St Clement's church, Ipswich on 16 August 1825, David Hanbury (1800-1836), brewer & banker, of Sudbury and of Haughley, Suffolk. Louisa's grandmother Elizabeth Cobbold prevailed upon the noted artist John Constable [q.v.] to instruct her granddaughter Louisa Emily in the art of drawing, and Constable also painted Elizabeth's step-daughters Harriet and Sophia, which painting in the British Museum. Louisa died at Ipswich on 17 November 1889 and had two sons both David, born 1828, who died young and David II born 1834, and a daughter Louisa Emily Priscilla (born 1826). She also made the drawings for 'One Day in the Diary of a Stag' (Ipswich 1846) also reprinted as 'One Day in the Life of a Stag' (London 1847) both in Anastatic Drawing.




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