COOPER, Robert Bransby (1762-1845), of Furney Hill, Dursley, Glos.
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Family and Education
b. 21 Feb. 1762, 1st s. of Rev. Samuel Cooper, rector of Morley and Yelverton, Norf. by Maria, da. and h. of James Bransby of Shottisham, Norf. educ. at home;1 Trinity Coll. Camb. 1778; L. Inn 1780. m. 6 May 1784, Anne, da. and h. of William Purnell of Dursley, 2s. 3da. suc. fa. 1800.
Capt. Dursley vol. cav. 1800, 1803.
Cooper belonged to an old Norfolk family. His father published poetry, sermons and turgid comments on Priestley’s letters to Burke on civil and ecclesiastical government (1791); his mother was a writer of epistolary novels and c