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William Cooke (b.1819)

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William Cooke (c1819- ) of Trumble and Cooke

Born the son of Henry Cooke

1850 Married at Malton to Anne Russell

1851 Living at 4 Kingston Terrace, Woodhouse, Leeds: William Cooke (age 34 born Egglestone Abbey, Yorks), Paper Hanging Manufacturer. Two servants.[1]

1871 Living at 5 Cavendish Row, Leeds: William Cooke (age 52 born Eggleston, Yorks), Paper Hanging Manufacturer, employing 70 men and 150 boys. With his wife Ann Cooke (age 40 born Malton). Also his sister Hannah Cooke (age 45 born Eggleston, Yorks). Two servants. [2]

1881 Living at Moorfield House, Chaple Allerton: William Cook (age 63 born Eggleston, Yorks), Manufacturer of Paper. With his wife Anne Cook (age 51 born Malton). Also his two sisters Anne Monkhorse (age 66 born Eggleston, Yorks) and Mary Pearson (age 52 born Eggleston, Yorks). Three servants.[3]

1894 Death of his wife Annie, a widow.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1871 Census
  3. 1881 Census
  4. Yorkshire Evening Post - Monday 01 January 1894