William COX William Jonathan COX Arthur George COX Thomas COX Eliza Elizabeth COX Unknown COX Elsie Clara COX Ivy Rose COX Douglas Luther COX Anne Maria TWIGG Harry COX Walter COX John COX Emily Kate COX Emily Kate COX Albert James COX Albert Edward COX Maria Steevens TOOLEY Mini tree diagram

Fred COX3

24th Jul 18751 - Oct 19502

Life History

24th Jul 1875

Born in Cheddington, Buckinghamshire.1

between 1900 and 1911

Birth of daughter Unknown COX

between 1900 and 1911

Death of daughter Unknown COX

18th Jun 1900

Married Anne Maria TWIGG in Pitstone, Buckinghamshire.8

Banns in Cheddington: 10-Jun-1900

25th Mar 1901

Birth of daughter Elsie Clara COX in Long Marston, Hertfordshire.4

11th Aug 1904

Birth of daughter Ivy Rose COX in Long Marston, Hertfordshire.5

30th Oct 1917

Birth of son Douglas Luther COX in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire.6,7

13th Apr 1948

Death of Anne Maria TWIGG in Hut A, Base Hospital, Hemel Hempstead (St Pauls), Hertfordshire

Oct 1950

Died in 23 Cross Oak Road, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire.2


  • 1878 (11-Mar): Born 30-Jul-1875. Admitted to Countess of Rosebery's Infants' School Cheddington.

    1883 (15-Jan): Admitted to National Mixed School Cheddington.

    26 April 1897 until at least 15 April 1908: London & North-Western Railway. Height 5' 9".
    To 1 April 1907: Police Department, Berkhamsted - Signalman, Northchurch
    From 2 April 1907: Police Department, Marston Gate
    '15/5/1898 to Marston Gate; 18/1/1899 still at Marston Gate'

    1901C: Tring Rural, 8 Marston Gate. Railway Signal Man. With wife Annie M, daughter Elsie C, and aunt Sarah Chandler (nee Tooley).

    1911C: 6 Cross Oak Road, Berkhamsted. Railway Signal Man. With wife Ann Maria and children Elsie and Ivy. Three children born alive, two  still living. [1911CensusOnline]. As Fred Cot in Ancestry.

    1919-29ER: 19 Cross Oak Road. With Ann Maria.
    1930ER: 19 Cross Oak Road. Alone.

    1939R: 23 Cross Oak Road, Berkhamsted. Packer Textile Mantle Fac[tory]. With wife Ann Maria, and Laura Luther b1869 Clun, Shropshire. See separate Tree for Laura Luther.

    "Miss Luther was employed by Fred, because after the birth of Douglas, Ann Maria had a mental breakdown. [Margaret Lees from her mother Elsie.]

    Press cutting says he retired in 1946 from Corby, Palmer and Stewart, and died on a Thursday [Gazette Cutting - Margaret Lees].


  • 1. Parish Register-B. Ch 1/9/1878. 29/7/1875 per 1939R.
  • 2. October-December 1950
  • 3. 1881C & IRC List
  • 4. Parish Register, Cheddington-Ch 26/5/1901 & 1911C & Apr-1901 B 3a/759
  • 5. Birth Certificate & 1911C & B Jul-1901 3a/885
  • 6. 3a/1160
  • 7. Dawn says b @ Cheddington @ his aunt's house
  • 8. BFHS PR Transcription-Banns & Berkhamsted 3a/1199

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