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Thomas Fildes Cocker

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1816 Born in Bradwell, Derbyshire, son of Samuel Cocker and his wife Sarah[1]

1841 Samuel Cocker 50, merchant, lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, with Sarah Cocker 50, Ann Cocker 40, Thomas Cocker 20, merchant's clerk, Elisabeth Cocker 15, Samuel Cocker 15, merchant's clerk, Henry Cocker 10, merchant's clerk, Marcy Cocker 10[2]

1848 of Hunter's House, Ecclesall Bierlow, shared freehold with his brother Samuel[3]

1851 Merchant in steel and wire, lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, with Charlotte Goodall Cocker 23, Thomas Fildes Cocker 6 Months[4]

1861 Manufacturer of steel and wire, employing 147 men, lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, with Charlotte J Cocker 34, Thomas T Cocker 10, B F Cocker 9, C G B Cocker 8, Samuel Cocker 6, Sarah Cocker 4, Lucy H Cocker 2[5]

1871 Thomas F Cocker 54, steel and wire manufacture, lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, with Charlotte G Cocker 44, Thomas F Cocker 20, apprentice in steel trade, Benjamin F Cocker 19, apprentice in wire trade, Charlotte G B Cocker 18[6]

1877 Died in East Retford[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1841 census
  3. Electoral register
  4. 1851 census
  5. 1861 census
  6. 1871 census
  7. BMD