William Armfield Hobday

Male 1771 - 1831  (~ 60 years)


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  • Name William Armfield Hobday 
    Born C 1771 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 10 Jul 1771  Birmingham, WAR, ENG Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Potrait Painter 
    Reference Number DS2849 
    Died 17 Feb 1831  London, LND, ENG Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 23 Feb 1831  St Brides, Fleet, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16212  Sandham
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2015 

    Father Samuel Hobday,   b. C 1746, St Martin, Birmingham, WAR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1816, Birmingham, WAR, ENG Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Armfield,   b. C 1747, Birmingham, WAR, ENG Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1793  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married C 1768  St Mary's, Whittall St, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F5252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Dorothy Ivory,   b. C 1770, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1830  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married C 1800 
    Children 
     1. Harriet Eliza Hobday,   b. 23 Dec 1801, London, LND, ENG Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. C 1865  (Age 63 years)
     2. William Hobday,   b. C 1805
     3. George Smith Armfield,   b. C 1808, Bristol, GLS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1893  (Age ~ 85 years)
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F5570  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maria Pearce,   b. C 1784, Exeter, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1857, Peckham, LDN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 31 Oct 1830  St Dunstan, Stepney, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Alfred Hobday,   b. 9 Oct 1824, London, LND, ENG Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1884, London, LND, ENG Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F5571  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    william armfield hobday.jpg

  • Notes 
    • William Armfield Hobday was a portrait painter and miniaturist. William Armfield Hobday's more important clients included the pioneer vaccinologist Dr Edward Jenner, King George IV of the United Kingdom (the portrait last being sold at Christies in 1911) and the Rothschild banking family of England (family portrait 1821). Hobday's masterpiece, the whereabouts of which is presently unknown, is a portrait of Carolus, Hermit of Tong.
      A Biography is listed in Arnold's Magazine of the Fine Arts, 1831 volume 2 number 11

  • Sources 
    1. [S503] genes reunited tree, David Jennison genes reunited tree.