Mayor 1910 – 1911.

Member of the Conservative Party.

Born: 5th January 1875, Holywells, Ipswich.




1881   The Lodge, Maybush Road, St. Peter & St. Paul, Felixstowe, Suffolk.


Philip was 6 years old and living with his sisters at his paternal grandparents’ home.

Adela, 16.

Margaret, 14.

2 visitors.

1 nursemaid.

1 kitchenmaid.


1891   The Lodge, Maybush Road, St. Peter & St. Paul, Felixstowe, Suffolk.


Philip was 16 years old, a Student at Eton College. He and his sister were staying with their paternal uncle.

Felix Cobbold, a Merchant, Brewer, Malster and Banker – employer.

Olive Cobbold, 20.

Cousin – Herbert Jervis White Jervis, 32, a Banker, born London.

Cousin – Herbert St. George Cobbold, 20, a Lieutenant – Isle of Wight Militia, born Ufford, Suffolk.

Visitors to his uncle’s home:

Francis William Maclean, 46, a Queen’s Council and Member of Parliament, born London.

(Mattie) Martha Maclean (nee Sowerby), born Durham.

Montagne Francis Maclean, 20, an Undergraduate at Cambridge, born London.

Isabel Brenda Maclean, 16, born London.

Violet Leila Maclean, 13, born London.

1 lady’s maid.

Richard Durnford, 47, a Barrister – own account, born Hartley Wespall, Hampshire.

Beatrice Mary Durnford (nee Selby), 33, born Alnwick, Northumberland.

Walter Robertson Hoare, 23, a Brewer – Red Lion Brewery, Hoare & Co., at East Smithfield, London – employer, born Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire.

1 cook.

3 housemaids.

1 kitchenmaid.

1 scullerymaid.

1 butler.

1 footman.

1 coachman.



1901   The Golden Cross Hotel, 451 – 452, Strand, St. Martins in the Fields, London.


Philip was 26 years old, living on own means. He was a visitor at the hotel.

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