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COOK family in Lancs

DaveHam9

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Hello,

James COOK & Anne WOOLEY
Marriage: 1 Sep 1830 Saint Michael, Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire

Baptism of children at St. Michael's, Ashton-under-Lyne:

Matthew 1831
Samuel 1832
Jane 1835
Harry 1837
Mary 1837
James 1840

I'd like a look up for the family in 1841, 1851 and 1861 please.

James junior married in NSW in 1864.

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Hi Dave. This maybe your family.

1841 Census. HO107; Piece 532; Book: 12. District: 18; Folio: 5; Page: 5


James Cooke
Age: 35
abt 1806

Where born: Lancashire, England
Civil parish: Ashton Under Lyne
Hundred: Salford
Lancashire

Address - Old Cook St. (diffo to read).

Reg dist - Ashton and Oldham
Sub-reg dist - Ashton Town

James Cooke 35. Occ. Cotton Spinner lab.
Ann Cooke 30
Hannah Cooke 10
Betsey Cooke 8
Jane Cooke 6
Mary Cooke 4
James Cooke Junr. 1


All born in county.

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1861 census.. RG9; Piece: 2982; Folio: 62; Page: 24

James Cook
Age: 56
abt 1805.
Spouse - Ann Cook

Born - Ashton U Lyne, Lancashire, England
C/P - Ashton Under Lyne
Eccl parish: St Michael
Town: Ashton Under Lyne
Lancashire

Reg dist - Ashton Under Lyne
Sub-reg - Ashton Town
ED-16

James Cook 56. Occ. Cotton Spinner.
Ann Cook 52
Hannah Fitton 30. Daughter. (Widow). Occ. Power loom weaver.
Mary Cook 18
Ann Cook 16
Maria Cook 14
Elizabeth Cook 11

All born Ashton under Lyne.


Having trouble finding them in 1851 census.


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Damaged 1851 Census.

Name: James ****
Age: 46
abt 1805.
Spouse - Ann ****

Born - Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire
Civil parish: Ashton Under Lyne
Eccl parish: St Johns Hurst
Town-Ashton Under Lyne
Lancashire.

Reg dist - Ashton Under Lyne
Sub-reg - Ashton Town
ED - 1p


James **** 46. Occ.Cotton Spinner.
Ann **** 43
Hannah **** 26
Betty **** 18
Ja?? **** 16
Mary **** 9
Ann **** 7
Maria **** 5
Elizabeth **** 2

All born Ashton U Lyne.


Steve.:)
 

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Hello Steve,

Thanks for looking.

I'm not sure because it looks from the baptisms that there are two COOK(E) families with parents James & Ann although I can find only one marriage. Some with some without the E.

Hannah 26 Mar 1831 and Matthew 22 May 1831

One on 7 May 1837 and another on 2 Jul 1837.

No baptism there for a Betsy/Betty.

A baptism for Elizabeth in 1849.

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Hello Steve,

Ja?? would be Jane and no sign of James in 1851. He is the one I'm tracing if I have the right family.

His death does not help:

Death # 13635/1896 COOK JAMES UNKNOWN UNKNOWN GRANVILLE

and his marriage was equally a waste of money:

Reg # 1243/1864 COOK JAMES HUNT MARY ANN ST GEORGE

Groom: James Cook
Status: Bachelor
Place of Birth: Not Stated
Occupation: Brickmaker
Age: Not Stated
Usual Residence: St Peters
Father: Not Stated
Occupation: Not Stated
Mother: Not Stated


Bride: Mary Ann Hunt
Status: Spinster
Place of Birth: Not Stated
Occupation: Not Stated
Age: Not Stated
Usual Residence: St Peters Cooks River
Father: Charles Hunt
Occupation: : Not Stated
Mother: Ann (Surname Not Stated)

Date of Marriage: 23 April 1864
Place of Marriage: St Peters, Cooks River Road NSW
Religion: Presbyterian
Minister: Wm S Donald
Witnesses: Henrietta McKenzie, John McKenzie

Note: The consent of Charles and Ann Hunt, Parents of the Bride was given to the Marriage.
Ref No: 1864/1243


One tree has his parents as James and Anne WOOLEY hence this marriage:

James COOK & Anne WOOLEY
Marriage: 1 Sep 1830 Saint Michael, Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire

Marriage: 1 Sep 1830 St Michael and All Angels, Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, England
James Cook - of this Parish
Anne Wooley - (X), of this Parish
Witness: James Moss; Daniel Slater
Married by Licence by: John Hextall Curate
Register: Marriages 1827 - 1832, Page 178, Entry 532
Source: LDS No 559172

and the baptisms followed.

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Dave
 
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Hello Steve,

Any one of these could explain James not being with family in 1851. :2fun:

Deaths Mar 1842
COOK James Ashton &c. 20 111

Deaths Sep 1843
COOK James Ashton &c 20 69

Deaths Dec 1846
Cook James Ashton &c 20 19

Deaths Mar 1847
Cook James Ashton &c 20 95


I can't see from his marriage and death certificates how that tree author came up with those parents and hence his birth in Ashton in 1840.

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Dave
 
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