Mrs Peter Whitcombe, also known as Elizebeth Sherard, was a remarkable woman who lived during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Although little is known about her early life, she became well known in London society for her beauty and charm. She was the wife of Peter Whitcombe, a wealthy merchant, and the couple […]
Read More Mrs Peter Whitcombe (Elizabeth Sherard), d. 1663
Civil engineer and intrepid explorer, for whom Mount Whitcombe and Whitcombe Rivers are named after.
Read More John Henry Whitcombe (Surveyor, New Zealand), 1830-1863)
Prominent british maritime painter of the French Revolution and Napoleonic wars.
Read More Thomas Whitcombe (painter), c.1752-1824
Successful academic who went on to become school master at Eton and eventually Bishop of Colchester.
Read More Robert Henry Whitcombe (eminent Anglican Bishop and Schoolmaster), 1862-1922
Rebelled against prohibition laws in the US by setting up a Whisky distillery.
Read More Frank E. Whitcombe (1930’s Whisky Maker)
Welsh rugby union and professional rugby leaque footballer who played in the 1930’s and 1940’s.
Read More Frank William Whitcombe (Rugby Legend), 1913-1958
First-class cricketer who studied at Winchester College and was a captain in the royal horse artillery.
Read More Philip Arthur Whitcombe (first-class cricketer), 1923-2015