August 2020

The Trust is pleased to report the following acquisitions, some by purchase and some by gift.

The Trust is grateful to all donors including those who have provided information for the family tree and material for the archive.


  • The album of Elizabeth Cobbold paper-cuts, originally given to her son, Charles (the gift of a very generous family member).
  • The Greater Light, a Compendium of the Life and Works of Martin Shaw written by Stephen Connock and Isobel Montgomery Campbell.
  • International Business in the Nineteenth Century – The Rise and Fall of a Cosmopolitan Bourgeoisie by Charles A Jones of Warwick University. (1987)
  • My Mother Told Me by Charles Chenevix Trench. (1958)
  • Gold Run by Robert Pearson – The Rescue of Norway’s Gold Bullion from the Nazis. (2015)
  • Akenfield, Portrait of an English Village, by Ronald Blythe, c. 1960
  • Poems by Mrs Elizabeth Cobbold (1825) with Bookplate of Felix Thornley Cobbold.
  • Line upon Line Russian Reader by Col. Jamieson FGS, Indian Army (1847-1924)
  • Born to New Zealand, A Biography of Jane Maria Atkinson (1989)
  • The Secret Art of Lobbying by Darcy Nicolle (2019)
  • Collotypes of Ipswich and Felixstowe. C. 1900
  • Carol Christmas by Joan Cobbold, Music edition, (1941)
  • Ipswich, “A town to be proud of”, published by the Ipswich Society.
  • Joint Line, Spring 2020, journal of the Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway Society.
  • Patent Application 1838 No. 7632 for manufacture of Gas etc. by Edward Cobbold.
  • A Statistical, Historical and Political Description of the Colony of New South Wales (1819)

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