Birth5 Feb 1775
Baptism29 Mar 1775, Whitchurch on Thames, Oxon [19, Whitchurch on Thames]
Deathca Sep 1838, Burton on Trent district
General2nd but only surv. dau.
FatherPhilip Lybbe Powys (1734-1809)
MotherCaroline Girle (1738-1817)
Birth1 Jul 1770
GeneralRector of Sonning, Berks (and/or of Hamstall, Ridware, Staffs).
EducationFellow of All Souls, Oxon (founder’s kin).
FatherRev Dr Edward Cooper (1727-1792)
MotherJane (or Mary?) Leigh (1736-1783)
ChildrenEdward Philip (1794-)
 Isabella Mary (1795-ca1860)
 Cassandra Louisa (1797-1880)
 Jane Elizabeth (1799-1882)
 Frederick Leigh (1801-ca1885)
 Henry Gisbourne (1802-ca1876)
 Philip Arden (1803-ca1879)
 Warren (1805-ca1844)
Notes for Caroline Isabella Powys
In her diaries, Caroline Powys wrote on 5th Feb 1802: This ye 5 of Feb: our Dear Carolines Birth day born 1775.

1775 Whitchurch Baptism Register:
"1775 Mar 29 POWIS Caroline Isabella d. of Philip Lybbe Esqre & Caroline"

She married the Rev. Edward Cooper, first cousin to Jane Austen (who is never mentioned in the Diaries). They had 8 children, two of the sons marrying Powys cousins.
The Rev. was Rector of Sonning, Berks, and a Fellow of All Souls.
Notes for Edward & Caroline Isabella (Family)
Om the licence to marry, of 11th March 1793:

“Edward Cooper of the parish of Sunning, Bucks, batchelor, 21 and up ... intendeth to marry Caroline Isabella Powys of the parish of Fawley, Bucks, a minor of 18 yrs up and with the consent of Philip Lybbe Powys [her] father. ... to solemnise same in the parish church of Fawley aforesaid...”

Signed by EC and PLP.

In her diaries on 13 March 1802, Caroline Powys wrote: Edward & Caroline Coopers Wedding day, married 1793.

The Oxford Journal states that the marriage was at Fawley and was by Rev Thomas Powys jnr.
Last Modified 22 Jun 2010Created 25 May 2017 by Tim Powys-Lybbe