Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Cobb family searches for fountain that was opposite Maitland Hospital

From the Maitland Mercury report:
The family members of one of Maitland’s earliest settlers are on a mission to find a fountain donated to the city by one of their ancestors in 1898 and to have the final resting place of two family members restored.
A reunion of the Cobb family was held in Maitland recently and one of the burning questions was “where’s the family fountain?”
Alfred Cobb, who owned ­pastoral land across the city in the late 1800s and early 1900s served several terms on West Maitland Municipal Council and was also an active member of the Maitland Hospital Committee.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Jan. 4, 2016.