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Charles James COOKE

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Hello,

Charles James COOKE
christening: 31 October 1832 ST SEPULCHRE, LONDON
parents: George Cooke, Sarah


Deaths Dec 1908
COOKE Charles James 76 W. Derby 8b 169


Charles married Mary Ann BERRY or Mary Ann WINTER depending which tree you look at.

Mary born about 1846 according to one tree as WINTER and as BERRY with mother's maiden name was WINTER on another tree.

Charles & Mary married - where and when ? Victoria ???

One tree has these details for a son:

Richard Switson COOKE b. 1887 Vic - parents Charles James COOKE & Mary Ann BERRY

If those details are correct then how did he get the middle name Switson ?
Is the registration actually under SWITSON or BERRY with father unknown?

Another son of Mary Ann:

David Arthur SWITSON/BERRY b. 1889 or 1890 Vic. - father unknown

Marriage 1909 Vic. for Richard Charles SWITSON & Mary Ann COOKE ???

They waited until Charles died.

One tree has Mary's death in 1979 but that can't be correct.

Mary Ann died in Victoria after 1890 either as COOKE or SWITSON or as MURRAY. ???

Is Murray an error for Berry?

Richard Charles SWITSON died in 1936 Vic.


Help needed please to sort this. :)

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Will on PROV:

DEATH_YEAR 1908
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Occupation Gent
GivenName Charles J
FamilyName Cooke
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COUNTRY_OF_RESIDENCE England
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File_Number 111/086
Death_Date 21 Dec 1908
Grant_Date 14 May 1909
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Alfred COOKE b. abt 1868 Vic. and d. 1940 Vic. - reg may settle the issue of his mother's maiden name - BERRY or WINTER


One tree says Charles followed a daughter back to England but no date is given so I don't know if he may be in 1891 or just 1901 or neither census.
 
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Alfred Cooke
Father: Charles James Cooke
Mother: Mary Ann Shaen
Birth Place: Prahran, Victoria
Reg Year: 1868
Reg Place: Victoria
Reg no: 18726

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Mary Ann Winter
Spouse: Charles James Cook
Marriage Place: Victoria
Reg Place: Victoria
Reg Year: 1865
Reg no: 227

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Alfred Cooke
Father: Charles James Cooke
Mother: Mary Ann Shaen
Birth Place: Prahran, Victoria
Reg Year: 1868
Reg Place: Victoria
Reg no: 18726

Geoff
Thanks Geoff.

Well, it's not WINTER or BERRY or MURRAY or SWITSON. :rolleyes:

Is the tree correct with 1940 for Alfred's death?
 

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Mary Ann Winter
Spouse: Charles James Cook
Marriage Place: Victoria
Reg Place: Victoria
Reg Year: 1865
Reg no: 227

Geoff
Thanks Geoff.

Then one tree is wrong in saying of Mary Ann: Father = BERRY mother = WINTER

unless she was born before they married and took her mother's name.
 

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The two that interest me the most are:

Richard Switson COOKE b. 1887 Vic.

Is he registered as COOKE or SWITSON or BERRY or WINTER?

David Arthur SWITSON/COOKE b. 1889 or 1890 Vic.

I believe he is registered as BERRY with 'father unknown' but also registered under another name probably SWITSON and not COOKE or WINTER.
 

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Richard Sultson Cooke
Father: Cooke
Mother: Mary Ann Berry
Birth Place: Prahran, Victoria
Reg Year: 1887
Reg Place: Victoria
Reg no: 13981r

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David Arthur Switson Cooke
Father: Charles James Cooke
Mother: Mary Ann Berry
Birth Place: Melbourne, Victoria
Reg Year: 1890
Reg Place: Victoria
Reg no: 5577r

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Richard Sultson Cooke
Father: Cooke
Mother: Mary Ann Berry
Birth Place: Prahran, Victoria
Reg Year: 1887
Reg Place: Victoria
Reg no: 13981r

Geoff
Thanks Geoff.

The 'r' means the original record has been altered. There could even be another reg # with the birth under a different surname or another with 13981 under the name COOKE which is not in the index.
 

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David Arthur Switson Cooke
Father: Charles James Cooke
Mother: Mary Ann Berry
Birth Place: Melbourne, Victoria
Reg Year: 1890
Reg Place: Victoria
Reg no: 5577r

Geoff
Thanks Geoff.

I believe that one is in the index under BERRY with father unknown.
 

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Thomas John Cooke
Father: Charles James Cooke
Mother: Mary Ann Berry
Birth Place: Prahran, Victoria
Reg Year: 1867
Reg Place: Victoria
Reg no: 17369

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James Henry Cooke
Father: Charles James Cooke
Mother: Mary Ann Berry
Birth Place: Windsor, Victoria
Reg Year: 1870
Reg Place: Victoria
Reg no: 18424

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Thanks Geoff.

Mary Ann died 1917 reg under SWITSON - father = James BERRY mother = Ann WINTER


Charles may or may not be the father of Richard and probably not the father of David.

Don't know yet when Charles returned to England.
 
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Mary Ann Cooke
Spouse: Chas Richd Switson
Marriage Place: Victoria
Reg Place: Victoria
Reg Year: 1909
Reg no: 1957

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Thanks Geoff.

They waited until Charles had died.

I suspect Many Ann was born before her parents married. So ...

Also, it is said Charles returned to England following a daughter, Emily?

I can't find the tree that had the birth date of the daughters.
 

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