The Boby family are propably best known for theri associaiton with Columbine Hall.


Robert Boby (b.1819 – d. 1910) married Elizabeth King of stowmarket ( b. 1822 = d.1910) on December 23rd, 1845. They had 9 children


Emily never married. In 1902 she moved to her parents and sister Elizabeth to The Chestnuts in Earl Stonham.

John (b 1847 – d. 1933).

He married Susannah Ellen (Minnie) at Groton on 31 October 1872. She was the only daughter of Walter Strutt of Groton Place.

a daughter

She married Wm Boulter, a miller from Stowmarket.

Elizabeth (Libby)

Libby never married but moved with Emily and their parents to \earl Stonhma in 1902. Libby and Emily were named in 1904 (Whites) as poultry farmers. in the 1940s they went to live with their neice Jessie Tagg in Oxford before going into a home


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m. 29th October 1874 Jessie Ruth Adner at Park Chapel, Camden town. Their daugfhter Jessie married twice: Sydney James and Aubrey Tagg. Jessie left us interesting memories of life at Columbine hall


died Nov 21st 1916 in Los Angelos, U.S.A.