Portrait attributed to George Frost
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Elizabeth Cobbold or Carolina Petty Pasty born Elizabeth Knipe (1765–17 OCtober, 1824) was a British writer and poet.
Cobbold was born Elizabeth Knipe in Watling Street, London in 1765 to Robert Knipe. Her mother's maiden name was Waller. [ citation needed ] Her first marriage was to William Clarke who worked for the customs at Ipswich. William was older than her and disabled and he died after less than a year. By this time she had published her first novel The Sword, or Father Bertrand's History of his own Times which was influenced by her friend Clara Reeve. The following year after becoming a widow she married the Ipswich brewer John Cobbold and she became the stepmother of fifteen children as well as, in time, giving birth to an additional seven. In 1814 they moved to a house at Holywells Park in Ipswich from their previous house, The Cliff .She was baptised in the now lost church of St Olave Silver Street before living in Manchester.
Watling Street is a route in England that began as an ancient trackway first used by the Britons, mainly between the areas of modern Canterbury and St Albans using a natural ford near Westminster. The Romans later paved the route, which then connected the Kentish ports of Dubris (Dover), Rutupiae (Richborough), Lemanis (Lympne), and Regulbium (Reculver) to their bridge over the Thames at Londinium (London). The route continued northwest through Verulamium (St Albans) on its way to Viroconium (Wroxeter). The Romans considered the continuation on to Blatobulgium (Birrens) beyond Hadrian's Wall to be part of the same route, leading some scholars to call this Watling Street as well, although others restrict it to the southern leg.
Ipswich is a historic county town in Suffolk, England, located in East Anglia about 66 miles (106 km) north-east of London. The town has been continuously occupied since the Saxon period, and its port has been one of England's most important for the whole of its history. The modern name is derived from the medieval name Gippeswic, likely taken either from an Old Saxon personal name or from an earlier name of the Orwell estuary. It has also been known as Gyppewicus and Yppswyche.
Despite this number of children she published under the pseudonym of Carolina Petty Pasty a poetical piece which included a portrait which was her work too. In 1803 she served as editor to a volume of poems by Ann Candler. She continued to do charitable work and in 1812 she started a clothing society for small children and in 1820 a charitable bazaar.
Ann Candler (1740–1814) was a poet, known as 'The Suffolk Cottager', whose works appeared in the Ipswich Journal and a volume published toward the end of her life.
From 1806 Cobbold was known for Valentine Day cards which had verses written by herself and she published these in 1813 and 1814.The verses were attached to cleverly cut paper and it has been said that the skill of the cutting exceeded the quality of the poetry.
There are extant oil paintings of Elizabeth and her husband John which are attributed to George Frost.Her son Richard Cobbold was also a noted writer.
George Frost (1754–1821) was an English landscape painter who lived in Ipswich, Suffolk.
Richard Cobbold (1797–1877) was a British writer.
Elizabeth was also one of the first geologists. She collected fossils from the Red Crag Formation in the grounds of Holywells park. One of these, Nucula cobboldiae, was named after her by James Sowerby and included in Mineral Conchology of Great Britain .The sample is now located in the Museums Victoria Collections, Australia. The Acila cobboldiae , a rare species of shellfish, was also named after her by George Sowerby.
The Red Crag Formation is a geological formation in England. It outcrops in south-eastern Suffolk and north-eastern Essex. The name derives from its iron-stained reddish colour and crag which is an East Anglian word for shells. It is part of the Crag Group, a series of notably marine strata which belong to a period when Britain was connected to continental Europe by the Weald–Artois Anticline, and the area in which the Crag Group was deposited was a tidally dominated marine bay. This bay would have been subjected to enlargement and contraction brought about by transgressions and regressions driven by the 40,000-year Milankovitch cycles.
James Sowerby was an English naturalist, illustrator and mineralogist. Contributions to published works, such as A Specimen of the Botany of New Holland or English Botany, include his detailed and appealing plates. The use of vivid colour and accessible texts were intended to reach a widening audience in works of natural history.
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The first USS Essex of the United States Navy was a 36-gun or 32-gun sailing frigate that participated in the Quasi-War with France, the First Barbary War, and in the War of 1812. The British captured her in 1814 and she then served as HMS Essex until sold at public auction on 6 June 1837.
Christchurch Mansion, originally called by its builder "Withipoll House", is a substantial Tudor brick mansion house within Christchurch Park on the edge of the town centre of Ipswich, Suffolk, England. It is now owned by the town and since 1895 has formed one of the two principal venues of the Ipswich Corporation Museums, now part of the Colchester and Ipswich Museum Service.
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Margaret Catchpole was an English adventuress, chronicler and criminal. Born in Suffolk, she worked as a servant in various houses before being convicted of stealing a horse and later escaping from Ipswich Gaol. Following her capture, she was transported to the Australian penal colony of New South Wales, where she remained for the rest of her life. Her entry in the Australian Dictionary of Biography describes her as "one of the few true convict chroniclers with an excellent memory and a gift for recording events".
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The Margaret Catchpole Public House is a public house in Cliff Lane, Ipswich. Built in 1936 by the local architect Harold Ridley Hooper for Tolly Cobbold brewery, it is a Grade II* listed building. Most of its interior features have remained unaltered since the 1930s, making it one of the finest examples of this period in England. Since 2003 it has been part of the Holywells Park Conservation Area.