Cobb, William (1591 - 1657/8)

Born / Died

Birth Date: 1591
Death Date: before 1658-03-16



  • Knight
    Assumed 1624-06-15
    Vacated 1657/8-03-16

General Offices Note

Commissioned as parliamentary visitor to Oxford University 1647

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
Sheriff, Oxfordshire 1629-11 1630-11-6
JP, Oxfordshire by 1636 n.d.

Details of Properties


  • Adderbury, Oxfordshire
    Acquired: 1620
    Divested: 1657/8

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1629-1630 Oxford (Unknown), Oxford , Oxfordshire Sheriff of Oxfordshire's Trumpeters

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Sheriff of Oxfordshire's Trumpeters Cobb, William (1591 - 1658) Musicians 1

Bibliographic Sources

Calendar of State Papers, Domestic, Charles I [1625–49]. 23 vols. London: HMSO, 1858–97.
Foster, Joseph, ed. Alumni Oxonienses: The Members of the University of Oxford, 1500-1714. 4 vols. Oxford & London: Parker, 1891–2.
List of Sheriffs for England and Wales from the Earliest Times to AD 1831. Public Record Office Lists and Indexes 9. London: HMSO, 1898.
The Victoria History of the County of Oxford. Victoria History of the Counties of England. 15 vols. London: Oxford UP, 1907–.