Rhoda Hobbs

20 February 1863–29 June 1947 (Age 84)
Framfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rhoda

When Rhoda Hobbs was born on 20 February 1863, in Framfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Mark Hobbs, was 29 and her mother, Lucy Cottingham, was 25. She married William Henry Piper about November 1889, in Uckfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in East Hoathly, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died on 29 June 1947, in Hailsham, Sussex, England, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Piper
Rhoda Hobbs
Marriage: about November 1889
William Fred Piper
Harold Mark Piper

Spouse and Children

about November 1889
Uckfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 17

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 21

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 41

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Hobb(e), a short form of Robert . For the altered initial, compare Hick .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Rhoda Hobbs in household of Mark Hobbs, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Rhoda Piper, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Rhoda Hobbs in household of Mark Hobbs, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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