George Cook born about 1860 in Carlton, Cambridgeshire

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Yet to be summarised.

Parents and family

On the 1871 Census he is with his parents Abraham and Emma COOK


He was christened on 16 Dec 1860 at Carlton Cum Willingham, Cambridge. The details of the entry were: name George COOK, parents Abraham, Labourer and Emma. Abode Carlton.

Childhood and education

On the 1861 Census the family are listed at No 5. Le Mary St., Bromley, Middlesex. The unit is occupied by two familes The MANNING family and the COOK's. At that time the family comprised -
On the 1871 Census he is listed on at 9 Washington Street, Bromley St Leonards, Middlesex. At that time the family comprised -


On the 1881 Census the family are listed at 5 Warton Road, Stratford, West Ham, Essex. At that time the family comprised -

Marriage to Harriet Lloyd

On 24 March 1883, at the Parish Church of South Hackney, he married Harriet LLOYD. The registrations details are -
Groom: George COOK, full age, Bachelor, Manufacturing Chemist, of 5 Warton Road, Stratford, son of Abraham COOK, Manufacturing Chemist.
Bride: Harriett LLOYD, minor, spinster, no employment, 10 Morpeth Road, South Hackney, daughter of John LLOYD (deceased), Clerk
Witnessed by Priscilla COOK and Wm COTTON.

Priscilla COOK was probably his sister of that name. William COTTON was probably the William COTTON with whom Harriet's mother was in service. Morpeth Road, South Hackney, London is just NW of Bethnal Green and sometimes considered as part of it. It is 1.9 miles from Stratford.

About 1884 his daughter Maud COOK was born in Stratford, Essex.

In Mar Q 1885 the birth of Florence Emily P[riscilla] COOK was registered in the West Ham district

On 16 Nov 1886 George Abram Josiah Cook was born in Stratford, on 11 Aug 1887 he was baptised at All Saints, West Ham. His parent's names were given as George and Harriet Elizabeth COOK.

On the 1891 Census he is at 3 Jupp Road, Stratford, Essex.. At that time the family comprised
Harriet WAYLETT is described as George COOK's Mother but appears to be his mother in law.

On the 1st July 1896, his daughter Ivy Minnie Elizabeth COOK was born at 3 Jupp Road, Stratford, Essex. The details on the birth certificate are:
Name Ivy Minnie Elizabeth COOK. Father George COOK, Stationary Engine Driver. Mother Harriet COOK formerly Lloyd. Signed by Harriet COOK, Mother, 3 Jupp Road, Stratford.

In Dec Q 1897 the birth of Daisy Ethel M[ay] COOK was registered in the West Ham district

Last Will and Testament



On the 1901 Census his wife is still at 3 Jupp Road, Stratford, Essex but she was shown as a widow. Therefore George appears to have died at some point between about 1897 and the 1901 Census.
Probable death registered in West Ham, Sep Quarter, 1900, Vol 4a, pg 5. George COOK, aged 39.

He left his wife as a widow. Her story is continued in the biography of Harriet LLOYD.



Descendants and notable relations

To be continued...

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