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The Children of Richard Chaloner Cobbe A.M. & Sarah Burslem his wife:
Richard Chaloner Cobbe (4)     Military Surgeon   -   Timeline
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Sons of the Clergy 1799 Appendix
R C Cobbe (1)
R C Cobbe (2)
R C Cobbe (3)
R C Cobbe (4)
James M. Cobbe
Charles Cobbe Lt RN
Sarah Ann Cobbe
Maria Vere Cobbe
Countess Frances (Cobbe)
Charlotte Cobbe
Arabella Cobbe
Marshall G. Cobbe
Frances E. Cobbe
Caroline Cobbe
Charles M.Godolphin Cobbe
Thomas Cobbe
Sydney G. Cobbe
Rosamond C. Cobbe
Date & Location
Event
Source
Richard enters the army as Assistant Surgeon, 49th Foot, an entry level position after taking
the Army Surgeon's Exam
Transferred to 1st Dragoon Guards

Richard accepts the discharge from Christ's Hospital for ever, of his brother Marshall Godolphin Cobbe.
Richard at this time declares himself to be living at Croydon, Surrey and to be of His Majesty's Dragoon Guards A few days later Marshall became an Apprentice Mariner with the Indenture of that Apprenticeship being archived at the Maritime Museum, Greenwich and shown elsewhere on this website

Richard is promoted to Surgeon and is transferred to the 2nd Battalion of the 1st Regiment of Foot
He is transferred to the 20th Dragoons       

Richard is transferred to Staff

Retires from active service and goes onto half pay but remains on the reserve for re-call to service
if needed
The writer's wife had as ancestor, Richard's younger sister Charlotte Godolphin Clay (nee Cobbe). The Wellcome Trust has been very helpful. We would offer grateful thanks for that help. Not only in regard to Richard Chaloner Cobbe, Military Surgeon, but also; for information on the Fovant, Wilts, Medical Practice, founded by Charlotte's son Robert Richard Clay, and another ancestor, Fowler Oldershaw, Apothecary, of Market Bosworth, Charlotte's and Richard's great grandfather. - more elsewhere, soon. Whilst having never visited the Library on Euston Road, it is quite close to where we normally stay when in London. Some way from Kew but fairly close to the London Metropolitan Archives. One day .....

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