Thomas COOK Sarah Jane COOK Charles COOK Lizzie COOK Herbert Arthur COOK Alice Helena COOK Matilda Sarah BRADSHAW William COOK Nellie COOK Annie Louisa COOK Alice COOK Mary Jane WALLER Mini tree diagram

Harry COOK

23rd Jul 18741 - 28th Nov 19502

Life History

23rd Jul 1874

Born in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire.1

29th Jul 1901

Married Matilda Sarah BRADSHAW in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire.4

26th Aug 1903

Birth of son Herbert Arthur COOK in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire.3

23rd Jun 1907

Birth of daughter Alice Helena COOK in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

28th Nov 1950

Died in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.2

Notes

  • Began work aged 13. After 50 years service became Asistant Secretary of the National Rose Society. Worked at 'Rosebank', Gravel Path, Berkhamsted. Retired in 1937. (HH Gazette report of his death, 1/12/1950)

    1901C: Berkhamsted. Clerk.
    1911C: Berkhamsted. 27, Highfield Road. Clerk To A Gentleman Who Is A Meterological Observer and Also Secretary Of The National Rose Society. With wife Matilda and family.

    1903: 27, Highfield Road, Berkhamsted.
    1918: 19-June. Royal Air Force. Service Number: 198993. Brown Eyes and Brown Hair. Home: 27 Highfield Road.
    1937: Cashier.
    1939R: Berkhamsted UD. With wife Matilda, Jessie Spack (nee Friend, originally Freund) b 25/8/1900, married to Hyman Spack. [probably lodger], and one other closed record.
    Roseleigh, Queens Road, Berkhamsted

    Wedding Presents from: Misses L[ouisa] & A[lice] Cook, Mr & Mrs W[illiam] Cook, Miss G Waller[???], Harry[Henry Gent] & Lena[Gent], Mr & Mrs C[harles] Cook, Miss Bradshaw [Rose Elizabeth]

    Plot 189 Kingshill Cemetery, Berkhamsted.
    See Marriage Certificate.

    Began work aged 13. After 50 years service became Asistant Secretary of the National Rose Society. Worked at 'Rosebank', Gravel Path, Berkhamsted. Retired in 1937. (HH Gazette report of his death, 1/12/1950)

    1901C: Berkhamsted. Clerk.
    1911C: Berkhamsted. 27, Highfield Road. Clerk To A Gentleman Who Is A Meterological Observer and Also Secretary Of The National Rose Society. With wife Matilda and family.

    1903: 27, Highfield Road, Berkhamsted.
    1918: 19-June. Royal Air Force. Service Number: 198993. Brown Eyes and Brown Hair. Home: 27 Highfield Road.
    1937: Cashier.
    1939R: Berkhamsted UD. With wife Matilda, Jessie Spack (nee Friend, originally Freund) b 25/8/1900, married to Hyman Spack. [probably lodger], and one other closed record.
    Roseleigh, Queens Road, Berkhamsted

    Wedding Presents from: Misses L[ouisa] & A[lice] Cook, Mr & Mrs W[illiam] Cook, Miss G Waller, Harry[Henry Gent] & Lena[Gent], Mr & Mrs C[harles] Cook, Miss Bradshaw [Rose Elizabeth]

    Plot 189 Kingshill Cemetery, Berkhamsted.

Sources

  • 1. 3a/408 & UK, Royal Air Force Airmen Records, 1918-1940
  • 2. 4b/66 & gravestone, but Probate shows 28- Nov-1951
  • 3. Birth Certificate
  • 4. Marriage Certificate

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