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COCKER, Joseph Robert

Male 1819 - 1887  (68 years)


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  • Name COCKER, Joseph Robert 
    Born 1819  Hathersage, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 21 Feb 1819  Hathersage, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 1155 
    _UID E7DAA872E7E547A8AE13B52FF351ED43AF83 
    Buried 1887  Hathersage, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 29 Sep 1887  Hathersage, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1155  Edgoose
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2017 

    Father COCKER, Thomas,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother THORP, Betty,   d. Aug 1844, Bakewell Registration District, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 6 Sep 1807  Hathersage, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F83  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ARMSTRONG, Margaret,   b. Between 1814 and 1815, Salford, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1884  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 1850  Chapel en le Frith Registration District, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. COCKER, John Armstrong,   b. 15 Nov 1851, Hathersage, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1887, Hathersage, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Mourning Cards
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    MARGARET COCKER nee ARMSTRONG (1815-1884)

    Wife of Joseph Robert Cocker (1819-1887) and mother of John Armstrong Cocker (1851-1887) who married Harriet Edgoose (1858-1916) At Hathersage, Derbyshire, in 1883.

  • Notes 
    • JOSEPH ROBERT COCKER 1819-1887

      JOSEPH ROBERT, son of THOMAS and BETTY COCKER, was baptised at Hathersage, Derbyshire, on 21 February 1819.
      (IGI C013133)

      The marriage between JOSEPH ROBERT COCKER and MARGARET ARMSTRONG was registered in 1851.
      (GRO December 1850 Chapel-en-le-Frith XIX 541).

      The 1851 census of Broom Cottage, Hathersage, Derbyshire:
      *JOSEPH ROBT COCKER, head, aged 32, needle maker employing 30 men, 20 women, 21 boys, 16 girls, born at Hathersage;
      MARGARET COCKER, wife, aged 32, born at Castleton, Derbyshire;
      HANNAH COCKER, sister, aged 48, annuitant, born at Hathersage;
      MARIA LITTLEWOOD, servant, aged 20, general servant, born at Hathersage.
      (HO107/2150/403/12)

      The 1861 census of Belle Vue, Hathersage, Derbyshire:
      *JOSEPH R. COCKER, head, aged 42, needle manufacturer and merchant employing 42 hands;
      MARGARET COCKER, wife, aged 41, born in Manchester, Lancashire;
      JOHN A. COCKER, son, aged 9, born at Hathersage;
      HANNAH COCKER, sister, aged 50, born at Hathersage;
      MARTHA BAGSHAW, servant, aged 18, house servant, born at Hucklow, Derbyshire.
      (RG9/2543/38/10)

      The 1871 census of 20 Thavies Inn, London:
      MARIA FILDES, head, aged 37, unmarried, boarding house keeper, born in Manchester;
      *JOSEPH R. COCKER, visitor, aged 52, manufacturer and merchant, born at Hathersage;
      JAMES H. COCKER, visitor, aged 28, commercial clerk, born at Hathersage;
      HANNAH COCKER, aged 62, unmarried, visitor, born at Hathersage.
      (RG10/423/11/15)

      He was living at Belle Vue, Outseats, Derbyshire in 1881:
      *JOSEPH R. COCKER, head, aged 62, retired merchant and steel manufacturer, born at Hathersage, Derbyshire:
      MARGARET COCKER, wife, aged 64, born at Salford, Lancashire;
      JOHN A. COCKER, son, aged 29, unmarried, merchant and steel manufacturer, born at Hathersage;
      HANNAH COCKER, sister, aged 72, unmarried, born at Hathersage, Derbyshire;
      HARRIET EDGOOSE, servant, aged 22, general servant, born at Swineshead, Lincolnshire;
      SARAH BOWERS, servant, aged 20, general servant, born Eyam, Derbyshire.
      RG11/3452/33/5)

      He died on 29 September 1887.

      The will of JOSEPH ROBERT COCKER:
      This is the last Will and Testament of me JOSEPH ROBERT COCKER of Belle View Hathersage in the County of Derby Gentleman I appoint my Son JOHN ARMSTRONG COCKER of Hathersage aforesaid Merchant and Manufacturer Executor of this my Will I give and bequeath the legacy or sum of one hundred pounds to MARY ANN RAYWOOD free from duty And I direct that the same shall be paid to her within one calendar month after my decease I devise unto and to the use of my said Son JOHN ARMSTRONG COCKER his heirs and assigns all the real estate And I bequeath to him his executors administrators and assigns all the personal estate of which I may die possessed or entitled to and of which I have power to dispose of by Will Upon trust after payment of my debts funeral and testamentary expenses and the legacies hereinbefore bequeathed for the sole use and benefit of my said Son But in case my said Son shall die in my lifetime then I give devise and bequeath my said real and personal estates subject to the payment of my debts funeral and testamentary expenses and the legacy aforesaid unto HARRIET COCKER the wife of my said Son for her own absolute use and benefit I revoke all former Wills In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty third day of February one thousand eight hundred and eighty five

      Signed by the said JOSEPH ROBERT
      COCKER as his last Will and Testament
      in our presence all being present at (signed) JOSEPH ROBERT COCKER
      the same time who at his request in
      his presence and in the presence of
      each other have hereunto subscribed
      our names as witnesses.
      GEORGE FROGGATT, Grinder Hathersage
      EDWARD T. WILSON, Wire Drawer, Hathersage

      Proved at Derby the 13th. day of December 1887 by the Oath of JOHN ARMSTRONG COCKER, the Son, the sole Executor to whom Administration was granted.
      The Testator JOSEPH ROBERT COCKER was late of Belle View, Hathersage, in the County of Derby Gentleman and died on the 27th. day of September 1887 at Hathersage aforesaid.
      Gross value of Personal Estate 11,517..5..7.
      Net 11,361..14..10.
      Extracted by Mr. J. CLEGG & Sons, Solicitors, Sheffield.

      (revised 15.04.2006)