Arthur was the firstborn of Joseph and Harriet. He was born in Bournemouth, Hampshire, England. Sadly, Arthur died in Christchurch, Hampshire, when he was just 5 years old. The cause of his death is unknown. Here is the only known photo of Arthur. The original photo is embossed with, J E Cobb, High Street, Christchurch.
Arthur Edward Cobb
Photo by J E Cobb around 1872-3.
(Photo courtesy of G J Bland)