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The Children of Richard Chaloner Cobbe A.M. & Sarah Burslem his wife:
(William) Marshall Godolphin Cobbe, Master Mariner R.N.     (1785 - 1821)
Marshall's Personal Life (1) & His Naval Career (1)
overview    Personal Life (1), (2)     Naval Career (1), (2) - Indenture      Christ's Hospital (1), (2), A Pupil
Sons of the Clergy 1799 Sermon & App
R C Cobbe (1)
R C Cobbe (2)
R C Cobbe (3)
R C Cobbe (4)
James M. Cobbe
Chas Cobbe Lt RN
(HMS Colossus)
(HMS Niger)
(HMS Captain)
(HMS Dido)
(HMS Ville de Paris)
(HMS St. George)
Sarah Ann Cobbe
Maria V. Cobbe
Countess Frances
Earl & Countess
of Huntingdon
Charlotte Cobbe
Arabella Cobbe
Marshall G. Cobbe
Marshal's 1800 Indenture
Marshall's Wife
Eliza Hammond

& Their Children:
Frances & Caroline Cobbe
Charles Marshall Goodolphin Cobbe
Thomas Cobbe
Willoughby Cobbe
Sydney G. Cobbe
Rosamond Cobbe
The Burslems
The Chaloners
The Clays
The Poet Keats
The Hammonds


Source & Comment

2nd May 1776   Market Bosworth

Marshall Godolphin Cobbe's parents - Richard Chaloner Cobbe (3) & his cousin Sarah Burslem marry
Newspaper report and Parish Register Entry
30th October 1785         
Birth of Marshall Godolphin Cobbe almost certainly at Easton, Hants where his father was Curate      
Christs Hospital Archives - London Metropolitan Archive - 12818/ 12&13    
31st October 1785 - Parish Church of St. Mary, Easton, Hants, UK

The baptismal entry:    
Oct 31st Marshall Godolphin  Son of Richd Chalr Cobbe and Sarah his wife

Fiche 6344187  (1 of 2) Church of the Latter Day Saints & London Metro Archive 12818/ 12&13
 1793 - 1800
   Marshall's Time at Christ's Hospital
Marshall enters Christ's Hospital, London on May 1793 at the age of about 8 years and leaves in 1800 into the care of eldest brother Richard Chaloner Cobbe (4) Military Surgeon in Dragoon Guards.     


25th February 1800
Marshall Leaves Christ's Hospital
27th February 1800 He commences Mariner's Apprenticeshop

He was indentured as Apprentice Mariner as follows:   Marshall Godolphin Cobbe aged Fifteen Years, Son of the late Rev'd Richard Chaloner Cobbe Rector of Bradenham in the County of Bucks, puts himself as Apprentice to  Thomas Parr,  Mariner,  Captain of his Majesty's Ship Zealand to learn his Art and with him as an Apprentice to serve for a full Term of five years ......And that Thomas Parr will be paid the sum of Twenty Pounds of lawful money of Great Britain, being charity money allowed by the   
 Feast of the Sons of the Clergy 1799 *

"Signed Sealed and Delivered"   Twenty Seventh of February in the fortyeth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third ............ in the year of our Lord 1800
*  and five Pounds being Charity money allowed by Christ's Hospital

The above is a partial and non-literal transcription of the original indenture


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