Alexander David Cobham, Aberdeen, 1900
Surnames: Taaffe, Daly, Cobban, Cobham
Searching for info on the families of Alexander David Cobham & Ann (aka Nancy) Cecilia Taaffe. They married ca. 1929/30, prob. Manchester, England.
Alexander was b. June 23, 1893, in the Crown Colony of Hong Kong, & he d. ca. 1965 in the UK. His parents are said to have died (of Typhoid?) in HK ca. 1900, & he and a sister Ida were sent to Aberdeen, Scotland, to live w/ an aunt (or uncle?). Mayhave been known as "Cobban" at that time. By ca. 1930 had changed the name to "Cobham."
Anne Cecilia was the dau. of John & Madeline (Daly) Taaffe, and she was b. August 04, 1897 in Ballinree (village), Borris, County Carlow, ca. 1897. At the time, John wasa Sergeant in the Roy. Irish Constabulary. Anne, aka "Nancy," at some point moved to England, and later worked for the Manchester "Guardian" in the late 1920s, where she met & married ca. 1929/30 Alexander David Cobham. She d. June of 1936 in York, UK.
Looking for any information on either/or Alexander or Anne's siblings, as well as on their parents, incl. parent's siblings, other spouses (if any), and their parents/ancestors.
Cheers! DC Young