• Alfred Arthur Comberbach 1888-1945

  • Comberbach Coats of Arms

    Comberbach of Chester Arms

    Comberbach Coats of Arms

    The coats of arms, bookplate and heraldry of people with the surname Comberbach.

    By Bob Cumberbatch

  • Comberbach Family

    George William Marshall The following pages contain the little that is known concerning a family of no social importance, and will consequently only be interesting to those connected with it. For such they are written, and to such addressed, without any apology for their publication.

    George William Marshall 1866

  • Comberbach History

    History of Comberbach

    COMBERBACH, a township in that part of the parish of Great Budworth which is in the hundred of Bucklow, county palatine of Chester, 3 miles (N. by W.) from Northwich, containing 226 inhabitants.

    By Bob Cumberbatch

  • Edna Sylvia Comberbach 1930-2012


    In Memoriam Edna Sylvia Comberbach 1930-2012

    Peacefully on January 8, 2012 at her home in Whalley, Edna, aged 82 years. The dearly loved wife of the late Bob, much loved mum of Jennifer and Glynis, loving mother in law of Mick and Ted, also a dearest grandma and great grandma. Reposing in 'Peacehaven' Chapel of Rest, service and cremation will take place at Accrington Crematorium on Monday, January 23 at 2.20pm. Family flowers only please, donations in memory of Edna if so desired may be given for Sabden & Whalley Medical Group,donations fund c/o Mrs P Stewart, Sabden and Whally Medical Group 42 King St, Whalley, BB7 9SL. Enquiries to Brian Price & Son Funeral Directors. Tel 01200 441297

    Wednesday, 11 January 2012: This is Lancashire

  • Edward Sidney Comberbach 1893-1967

  • Edward Stephen Comberbach 1888-1927

  • George Comberbach 1873-1960

  • George Comberbach 1893-1977

  • George Edward Comberbach 1894-1985

  • George William Marshall

    George William Marshall LL.D, FSA 1839-1905

    George William Marhall published "Collections for a Genealogical Account of the Family of Comberbach" in 1866. This was the first study of the surname Comberbach. George's mother's maiden surname was Comberbach. Read his biography here.

    By Bob Cumberbatch

  • Harold Comberbach 1888-1959

  • Helen Comberbach 1762-1818

    Helen Comberbach 1762-1818

    Helen Comberbach was thought to be about 18 years old when this portrait of her was painted. The painting was painted by Ozias Humphry RA 1742-1810. He was a well known portrait painter of the time and an acquaintance of Thomas Gainsborough. He was also the painter of the controversial portrait of Jane Austen.

    Read her biography here.

  • John William Comberbach 1891-1967

  • Joseph Comberbach 1884-1943

  • Motorised Vessel Comberbach

    Motorised Vessel Comberbach

    M.V. COMBERBACH 120ft steel hulled cargo freighter with a 260 ton payload intentionally sunk in 1984 off Cape Santa Maria Beach, Bahamas as a diving attraction. She is lying upright, in 100 ft of water having a bus in her forward cargo hold approx. 1 mile off the coast of The Bahamas. Divers can swim through the wreck, see below for a video diving the Comberbach.
    She was ordered in 1947 by ICI (formerly Brunner Mond Co. Ltd). Built in 1948 by W.J. Yarwood & Sons Ltd., shipbuilders of Northwich, Cheshire, England.

    She was registered in 1948 in the Port of Liverpool her 'Official Number' being 182446. M.V. represents Motorised Vessel: a 'Part II' registration on The Mercantile Navy List.

    Her name, Comberbach, is a Cheshire place-name.

    For ICI she carried 'products for the distribution department, raw materials for the production department and refuse for any department'.

  • Peter Comberbach 1913-2008


    In Memoriam Peter Comberbach 1913-2008

    On Tuesday April 8, 2008, peacefully at Royal Blackburn Hospital, and of Little Harwood, Blackburn, Peter aged 95 years. The dearly loved husband of the late Lillian and Flo, much loved father of Peter, June,Brian and Colin, loved father-in-law of Mary, Joe, Marie and Shelagh, also a treasured grandad and great-grandad. A service will be held at Pleasington Cemetery Chapel on Wednesday April 16, at 11.00 a.m. prior to interment at Pleasington Cemetery. Reposing in the Chapel of Rest, Broomfield Place, Witton, where flowers will be received. Inquiries The Alty Funeral Service, Broomfield Place, Witton, Blackburn tel: 503240

    Thursday, 10 April 2008: This is Lancashire

    The family of the late Mr Peter Comberbach wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind messages of sympathy, cards of condolence and beautiful floral tributes received during our very sad loss. A very special thank you to Margaret, Raymond and Denise for their love and loyalty to dad over the years. To carers Karen and Ann and to Doctor Dervan for her care and attention. Also to Rev.Ken Howels for his kind words and ministrations. Finally grateful thanks to the Alty Funeral Service for their care and support they gave us at this sad time.

    Thursday, 19 April 2008: This is Lancashire

  • Robert Comberbach 1880-1914

  • Robert Comberbach 1896-1961

  • Robert Comberbach 1931-2009


    In Memoriam Robert Comberbach 1931-2009

    Suddenly, on Friday, October 9, 2009, at Royal Blackburn Hospital, and of Crosby Close, Darwen, Robert aged 56 years. The much cherished, loved and devoted husband of Margaret, special brother-in-law of Janet and Susan, dear uncle of Brendan, Shaun, Gemma, Luke, Lewis and Frankie, and also a good friend to many. We will love you forever and thank you for the precious memories you gave to us. A service and cremation will be held at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, October 19, 2009 at 1.30 p.m. Reposing in the Chapel of Rest, Broomfield Place, Witton, where flowers will be received. Inquiries. The Alty Funeral Service, Broomfield Place, Blackburn, BB2 1XF. Tel. 01254 503240

    Wednesday, 14 October 2009: This is Lancashire