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Walter Cook

Walter Cook

Male 1854 - 1921  (67 years)

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  • Name Walter Cook 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 1854  Grandborough, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 16 Apr 1854  Grandborough, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Church Street, Grandborough, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1868 
    Milkman 
    Residence 1871  Brightwells Farm Cottages, Oxhey, Watford, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Boarder with Andrew & Emma Paris 
    Occupation 1871  [4
    Cowman 
    Occupation 1874 
    Railway porter 
    Residence 1876  102, Upper Conduit Street, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1881  59, Friars Causeway, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1881 
    Waggoner 
    Residence 1891  57, Jewry Wall Street, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1891 
    Grocer's Assistant 
    Residence 1899-1901  35, Tudor Road, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Occupation 1901  [7
    Foreman stableman 
    Residence 1906  8, Wentworth Road, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1900-1910  Primitive Methodist Church, Hinckley Road, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lay Minister 
    Occupation 1911 
    Wholesale grocer's van man 
    Residence 1910-1920  103, Bosworth Street, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Died 16 May 1921  Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Buried Abt 20 May 1921  Gilroes Cemetery and Crematorium, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I179  Extended Craxford Family | The maternal side of Newfloridian's tree TEAL pages I179 (Walter Cook) + I193 (John Naylor)
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2017 

    Father Joseph Cook,   b. 1827, Grandborough, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1881, County Pauper Lunatic Asylum, Stone, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Foskett,   b. 1829, Grandborough, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1868, Grandborough, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 9 Jul 1849  St John the Baptist, Grandborough, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Witnesses 9 Jul 1849 
    Philip Rickard and Rosa Ann Cook - his brother-in-law and sister 
    Census Returns
    RG: Cook, Joseph (1861) and family
    RG: Cook, Joseph (1861) and family
    The family were resident in Church Street, Grandborough, Buckinghamshire
    Cook Joseph  M Head 33 Farm Labourer Grandborough, Bucks
    Cook Mary A M Wife 31 Lacemaker Grandborough, Bucks
    Cook Roseann S Dau 8 Scholar Grandborough, Bucks
    Cook Walter S Son 7 Scholar Grandborough, Bucks
    Cook George S Son 4 Scholar Grandborough, Bucks
    Cook Levi S Son 1 Grandborough, Bucks

    Ref: England Census RG9/870 Winslow 102 7
    Family ID F285  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Elizabeth Burditt,   b. 1849, Lubenham, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1931, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1874  Lubenham, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Reference:
    Witnesses 9 Nov 1874 
    Her brothers William (and his wife Fanny) and George and sister Maria 
    Children 
     1. Jessie Haddon Cook,   b. 14 Oct 1876, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. Mary Ann Cook,   b. 20 Aug 1880, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1907, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     3. George Cook,   b. 12 Jan 1883, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1968, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     4. Ada Annie Cook,   b. 12 Jun 1887, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965, Salford, Greater Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Elizabeth Cook,   b. 30 Jan 1889, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1973, Loughborough, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Nellie Youle Swann,   b. 2 Oct 1894, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1970, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Photos
    The children of Walter Cook
    The children of Walter Cook
    Seated: Elizabeth (Auntie Betty); George; Ada Anne (Auntie Annie).
    Standing: Edwin Putterill (Uncle Ted); Ethel Goodall; Arthur Unwin (Uncle 'Appy)

    Leicester (West End) 1902
    Leicester (West End) 1902
    Leicester from an Old Ordnance Survey map (Leicester NW) 1902. The area around the Great Central railway station, West Bridge and King Richard's Road has been demolished and extensively redeveloped since Walter Cook and his family lived in the area.
    Avondale, Wentworth Road, Leicester
    Avondale, Wentworth Road, Leicester
    Home of the Cook family in 1906
    Census Returns
    RG: Cook, Walter (1881) and family
    RG: Cook, Walter (1881) and family
    Cook Walter       Head M 27 Waggoner  Grandborough, Buckinghamshire
    Cook Elizabeth Wife M 31 Lubenham, Leicestershire
    Cook Jesse Haddon Dau S 4 Leicester
    Cook Mary Ann Dau S 7mo Leicester

    Ref: England Census RG11/3179 Leicester West 30 21
    RG: Cook, Walter (1891) and family
    RG: Cook, Walter (1891) and family
    Jewry Wall Street was in the area of Leicester around the Great Central Railway Station.
    Cook Walter        Head M 37 Grocer's Assistant Granboro, Buckinghamshire
    Cook Elizabeth Wife M 41 Lubenham, Leicestershire
    Cook Jessie Haddon Dau S 14 Shoe Fitter Leicester
    Cook Mary Ann Dau S 10 Scholar Leicester
    Cook George Son S 8 Leicester
    Cook Annie Dau S 3 Leicester
    Cook Elizabeth Dau S 1 Leicester

    Ref: England Census RG12/2542 Leicester West 61 16
    RG: Cook, Walter (1901) and family
    RG: Cook, Walter (1901) and family
    Walter and his family were living at 35 Tudor Road, Leicester. Elijah Benson subsequently married daughter Jessie. Nellie Youle was taken in by the family and ultimately adopted.
    Cook   Walter    M Head 47 Foreman Stableman Grandborough Bucks
    Cook Elizabeth M Wife 51 Lubenham, Leics
    Cook Jessie H S Dau 24 Fitter Boot&Shoe Leicester
    Cook Mary A S Dau 20 Tailoress Leicester
    Cook George S Son 18 Warehouseman Leicester
    Cook Ada A S Dau 13 Packer Boot&Shoe Leicester
    Cook Elizabeth S Dau 12 Schoolgirl Leicester
    Youle Nellie S Brdr 6 Schoolgirl Leicester
    Benson Elijah S Brdr 25 Insurance Agent Kidsgrove, Staffs

    Ref: England Census RG13/3009 Leicester South 20 4
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F55  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1854 - Grandborough, Buckinghamshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 16 Apr 1854 - Grandborough, Buckinghamshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Church Street, Grandborough, Buckinghamshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Boarder with Andrew & Emma Paris - 1871 - Brightwells Farm Cottages, Oxhey, Watford, Hertfordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Nov 1874 - Lubenham, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1876 - 102, Upper Conduit Street, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - 57, Jewry Wall Street, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1899-1901 - 35, Tudor Road, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1906 - 8, Wentworth Road, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Lay Minister - 1900-1910 - Primitive Methodist Church, Hinckley Road, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910-1920 - 103, Bosworth Street, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 May 1921 - Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Walter Cook
    Walter Cook
    Husband of Elizabeth
    Walter Cook
    Walter Cook
    George Cook's father - our great grandfather
    Walter Cook, driver
    Walter Cook, driver
    Seen driving a wagon for Roberts & Roberts, High Street, Leicester
    Walter Cook
    Walter Cook
    Lay preacher and sunday school teacher. This picture was taken at the Hinckley Road Methodist Chapel

    Headstones
    HS: Cook, Walter and Elizabeth; Polly Cook; John and Elizabeth Putterill; Nellie and Hilda Dible
    HS: Cook, Walter and Elizabeth; Polly Cook; John and Elizabeth Putterill; Nellie and Hilda Dible
    IN LOVING MEMORY OF
    my dear husband
    WALTER COOK
    Died May 16th 1921
    Aged 67 years.

    Also of ELIZABETH
    beloved wife of the above,
    died Feb 16th 1931, aged 81 years

    Also
    POLLY, beloved daughter of the above
    Died Jan 20th 1907
    Aged 27 years

    Also JOHN EDWIN PUTTERILL
    Died Aug 9th 1969, Aged 87 years

    Also wife of the above
    ELIZABETH PUTTERILL nee Cook
    Died April 6th 1973, Aged 84 years

    Also MADGE NELLIE DIBLE
    mother of HILDA
    Died Jan 9th 1970, Aged 76 years


    HILDA DIBLE
    SRN. SCM. HV
    1922 - 1983
    "I know that my Redeemer liveth"

    Plot: Block H

    Census Returns
    RG: Cook, Walter (1871)
    RG: Cook, Walter (1871)
    Walter was working as an agricultural labourer on a farm near Watford, Hertfordshire
    Paris Andrew   Head M 32 Agricultural Labourer Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Paris Emma Wife M 32 Backington
    Webb William StSn S 11 Scholar Watford, Hertfordshire
    Webb James StSn S 9 Scholar Watford, Hertfordshire
    Paris Mary A Dau S 7mo Watford, Hertfordshire
    Jordan Charles Brdr S 20 Cowman Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
    Cook Walter Brdr S 17 Cowman Grandborough, Buckinghamshire

    Ref: England Census RG10/1381 Watford 150 9

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Winslow 3a 419 (JFM 1854) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S26] 1861 England Census, Winslow RG9/870 22 102 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S27] 1871 England Census.

    4. [S27] 1871 England Census, Watford RG10/1381 7 150 9 (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S34] 1881 English Census, RG11/3179 55 30 21 (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S17] 1891 England Census, Leicester RG12/2542 47 61 16 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S19] 1901 England Census, RG13/3009 61 20 4 (Reliability: 4).

    8. [S19] 1901 England Census, Leicester South RG13/3009 20 4 (Reliability: 4).

    9. [S284] 1911 England Census, Leicester RG14PN19320 RG78PN1152B RD407 SD3 ED56 SN303 (Reliability: 4).

    10. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Leicester 7a 200 (AMJ 1921) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Winslow 6 583 (JAS 1849) (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S176] England and Wales: Death Index 1984 - 2004, Market Harborough 7a 59 (OND 1874) (Reliability: 3).


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