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1939 Register - Walter & Amy COOK


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Marriages Sep 1912 Axbridge 5c 903
COOK Walter H & DISNEY Amy E

Looking for the family in 1939 Register, thanks.

Marriage cert – at the Parish Church in the Parish of Bleadon in the County of Somerset – 11 July 1912 - has Walter Howard Cook 24 widower a grocer of Wrington, father Francis Joseph Cook a dealer and Amy Ethel Disney age 20 spinster of Bleadon, father Samuel Disney a dealer – Witnesses are Thomas Joseph Cook and Emily Amelia Disney.
Amy was b 29 Sept 1891 and baptised 8 Nov 1891 – Bleadon to Samuel & Annie Disney

1939 Census has - Walter H Cook b 9 June 1888 – married a Grocer(Shopkeeper) with a Howard N Cook b 22 Oct 1914 single assistant shopkeeper and a David Cook b 14 Feb 1929 at school at 9 Broad Street Axbridge RD Somerset – Ref: RG101/7058F/012/2 Letter Code: WPDD – no Amy showing, couple of possibles for her death – 1 in 1938..

Walter & Amy had 9 children between 1913 and 1929 (freebmd)

Walter did remarry - On Walter Howard Cook’s Will 1953 has:

COOK Walter Howard of Broad street Wrington Somersetshire died 5 August 1952, Probate Bristol 15 May to Kathleen Cordelia Jane Cook Widow and Howard Nelson Cook retail grocer – Effects 5352pounds 2s 5d

His 1st marriage was 1910 at Axbridge to Eva Marks, - she died Dec 1910 age 20 – Axbridge Vol 5c page 315

then to Amy in 1912 and then again in 1947

Walter H Cook married 3rd time to Kathleen C WANE - Weston-Super-Mare Somerset Jan qtr 1947 Vol 7c page 263

Kathleen Cordial Jane Wane nee Hack b 17 Oct 1907 died Jan qtr 1998 Taunton Somerset – parents William Henry Hack & Ruth Law
Kathleen Cordilia Jane HACK married 1st in Oct qtr to Leonard F Wane/Ware – Long Ashton Somerset – Leonard died 4 July 1941 Clevedon Somerset then married Walter 1947
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Thanks Val.

I hope I find something in there that proves I have the right family. Difficult when the person you are tracing was born just after 1911 census.

A death for Howard N Cook?

This is a problem too being before 1939. Rhoda might have been with family otherwise. Or may be not if record was closed as no death or remarriage for her has been found.

Marriages Jun 1938 Trowbridge 5a 391
KNEE Maurice & COOK Rhoda A

Father's name from the marriage?

1939 Census for Maurice & Rhoda Knee – 15 Kenilworth Gardens, Melksham UD Wiltshire UK

Maurice b 14 Aug 1890 an Engineer draughtsman and Rhoda Anne b 13 April 1913 – unpaid dom dutied - Ref: RG101/7113C/005/41 Letter Code: WRGE

Maurice Knee b July qtr 1890 Melksham Wiltshire Vol 5a page 113 – 1911 census has parents as William Charles Knee b 1863 Cheltenham Glos & Ellen Marie b 1864 Melksham Wilts & Maurice age 20.. - RG14PN11953 RG78PN664 RD247 SD1 ED3 SN209 - Piece number 11953

Rhoda’s birth..

Name: Rhoda A Cook
Mother's Maiden Name: Disney
Registration Year: 1913
Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
Registration district: Axbridge
Parishes for this Registration District: View Ecclesiastical Parishes associated with this Registration District
Inferred County: Somerset
Volume: 5c
Page: 794

Cook & Disney kids..

Rhoda A b June qtr 1913 Axbridge
Howard N b Dec qtr 1914 same
Amelia J b Sept qtr 1917 same
Twins: ? - Hilda M & Pamela E b June qtr 1919
Esme b June qtr 1921 - Axbridge
Joan E b June qtr 1922 - Chelmford
Babette b Sept qtr 1926 – Pancras
David b March 1929 Axbridge

regards Val
Thanks Val.

I need something that confirms the connection. There are other COOK - DISNEY marriages. We know Rhoda was Cook and mmn was Disney.

Baptisms on An..
Somerset Baptisms – Bleadon Page 92 - has No: 731 -

Baptised 11 May 1913 - Rhoda Annie (b 13 April 1913 written under her name)

to Walter & Amy Cook of Wrington a Grocer by LT Powys-David Rector.

Rhoda's DOB fits with 1939 census