Alexandra Constance Prescot1

F, #176041, b. 1990
Last Edited=5 Dec 2005
     Alexandra Constance Prescot was born in 1990.1 She is the daughter of Charles Stewart Prescot and Julia Elizabeth Heald.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 459. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Winifred Ada Bowen1

F, #176042, d. 11 August 1956
Last Edited=4 Feb 2011
     Winifred Ada Bowen was the daughter of Sir Albert Edward Bowen, 1st Bt. and Alice Anita Crowther.1 She married General Sir Alexander Stanhope Cobbe, V.C., son of Lt.-Gen. Sir Alexander Hugh Cobbe and Emily Barbara Jones, on 1 October 1910.1 She died on 11 August 1956.1
      From 1 October 1910, her married name became Cobbe.1

Children of Winifred Ada Bowen and General Sir Alexander Stanhope Cobbe, V.C.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 459. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Catherine Comyn1

F, #176043
Last Edited=23 Nov 2008
     Catherine Comyn married, secondly, Sir David Bourke, 1st Bt., son of Oliver Bourke, before 1615.1
      Her married name became Blake.1 From before 1615, her married name became Bourke.1

Children of Catherine Comyn and Sir David Bourke, 1st Bt.

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 272. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

General Sir Alexander Stanhope Cobbe, V.C.1

M, #176044, b. 5 June 1870, d. 29 June 1931
Last Edited=16 Jan 2010
     General Sir Alexander Stanhope Cobbe, V.C. was born on 5 June 1870 at Naini Tal, India.2 He was the son of Lt.-Gen. Sir Alexander Hugh Cobbe and Emily Barbara Jones.1,3 He married Winifred Ada Bowen, daughter of Sir Albert Edward Bowen, 1st Bt. and Alice Anita Crowther, on 1 October 1910.1 He died on 29 June 1931 at age 61 at Shambrook, Bedfordshire, England.1,2 He was buried at St. Peter's Church, Shambrook, Bedfordshire, England.2
     He was educated at Wellington College, Wellington, Berkshire, England.4 He was commissioned in 1889, in the service of the South Wales Borderers.4 He fought in the Chitral Relief Force in 1895, where he was mentioned in despatches.4 He fought in the South Angoniland Expedition in 1898.4 He fought in the Expedition against Kwamba in 1899, where he was mentioned in despatches.4 He fought in the Ashanti Campaign in 1900, where he was mentioned in despatches twice and was severely wounded.4 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1900.4 He fought in the Somaliliand Expedition between 1902 and 1904, where he was mentioned in despatches four times.5 He was decorated with the award of the Victoria Cross (V.C.) on 20 January 1903, for his actions on 6 October 1902.1,5 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches nine times.4 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1915.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1917.4 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Star of India (C.S.I.) in 1918.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Star of India (K.C.S.I.) in 1919.4 He was Secretary Military Department, India Office between 1920 and 1926.4 He was GOC-in-C of the Northern Command India between 1926 and 1930.4 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1928.4 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp General to HM King George V in 1928.4 He was Military Secretary of the India Office in 1930.4

Children of General Sir Alexander Stanhope Cobbe, V.C. and Winifred Ada Bowen

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 459. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S227] Max Arthur, Symbol of Courage: The men behind the medal (London, U.K.: Pan Books, 2004), page 638. Hereinafter cited as Symbol of Courage.
  3. [S47] BIFR1976 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  4. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]
  5. [S227] Max Arthur, Symbol of Courage, page 179.

Lt.-Gen. Sir Alexander Hugh Cobbe1

M, #176045, b. 1825, d. 13 September 1899
Last Edited=16 Jan 2010
     Lt.-Gen. Sir Alexander Hugh Cobbe was born in 1825.2 He was the son of Colonel Thomas Alexander Cobbe and Nuzzeer Begum Khan.2,3 He married Emily Barbara Jones, daughter of Captain G. Stanhope Jones, in 1863.2 He died on 13 September 1899.2
     He was commander of the 17th Regiment.2 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.).1

Children of Lt.-Gen. Sir Alexander Hugh Cobbe and Emily Barbara Jones

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 459. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976 page 249. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  3. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]


Gertrude Dorothy Bowen1

F, #176046, d. 15 November 1958
Last Edited=4 Feb 2011
     Gertrude Dorothy Bowen was the daughter of Sir Albert Edward Bowen, 1st Bt. and Alice Anita Crowther.1 She married Sir Kinahan Cornwallis on 14 October 1911.1 She and Sir Kinahan Cornwallis were divorced in 1925.1 She died on 15 November 1958.1
      From 14 October 1911, her married name became Cornwallis.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 459. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sir Kinahan Cornwallis1

M, #176047, d. 3 June 1959
Last Edited=5 Dec 2005
     Sir Kinahan Cornwallis married Gertrude Dorothy Bowen, daughter of Sir Albert Edward Bowen, 1st Bt. and Alice Anita Crowther, on 14 October 1911.1 He and Gertrude Dorothy Bowen were divorced in 1925.1 He died on 3 June 1959.1
     He was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.).1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.).1 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.).1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 459. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Evelyn Constance Bowen1

F, #176048, d. 25 February 1959
Last Edited=4 Feb 2011
     Evelyn Constance Bowen was the daughter of Sir Albert Edward Bowen, 1st Bt. and Alice Anita Crowther.1 She married John Dale Read, son of John Jervis Read, on 29 July 1911.1 She died on 25 February 1959, leaving issue.1
      From 29 July 1911, her married name became Read.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 459. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

John Dale Read1

M, #176049, d. 19 March 1940
Last Edited=5 Dec 2005
     John Dale Read was the son of John Jervis Read.1 He married Evelyn Constance Bowen, daughter of Sir Albert Edward Bowen, 1st Bt. and Alice Anita Crowther, on 29 July 1911.1 He died on 19 March 1940.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 459. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

John Jervis Read1

M, #176050
Last Edited=5 Dec 2005
     John Jervis Read lived at High House, Brentwood, Essex, England.1

Child of John Jervis Read

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 459. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]