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1. James COCHRANE. Born about 1783 in (according to the 1851 census) Gloucestershire.
James died quarter ending December 1858 in Shoreditch, age about 75.
On 18 April 1811, when James was age about 28, he married Elizabeth WHITEHEAD in
Christ Church, Greyfriars, Newgate, London. Elizabeth was born about 1786 in Middlesex
and died quarter ending March 1856 in Stepney, age about 70.
They had the following children:
(1) Louisa, baptized 1/1/1814 at St Luke, Old Street, Finsbury. (2) William .
(3) James, born between 1821 and 1823. (4) John . (5) Harriet, born 18/7/1827
and baptized 3/8/1844 at St John the Baptist, Shoreditch.
2. William COCHRANE [Parents]. Born about 1818 in St Lukes, Middlesex. This location
was given as William’s birthplace in the 1851 census and is probably a reference
to St Luke’s Parish, Old Street, Finsbury where his sister Louisa was baptized. William
died quarter ending March 1860 in Lambeth, age about 42. Occupation: Furniture Broker.
In the quarter ending March 1843, when William was age about 24, he married Caroline
Amelia PETRI, daughter of Thomas & Rebecca PETRI, in Shoreditch. Caroline was born
21/5/1820 in Shoeditch and was baptized 6/8/1820 at St Leonards, Shoreditch. It is
not known when Caroline died.
They had the following children:
(1) Caroline Jane, born quarter ending June 1846 in Clerkenwell. (2) Eliza, born
quarter ending June 1846 in Clerkenwell. (3) William . (4) Emily, born quarter
ending March 1853 in Lambeth. (5) Alfred John .
In the quarter ending September 1864, when Caroline was age 44, she married George
WILLIAMS in Southwark.
3. John COCHRANE [Parents]. Born about 1825 in St Lukes, Middlesex. This location
was given as John’s birthplace in the 1851 census and is probably a reference to
St Luke’s Parish, Old Street, Finsbury, where his sister Louisa was baptized. Occupation:
On 13/4/1846, when John was age about 21, he married Mary Ann WITPEN, daughter of
Carsten WITPEN and Mary POOLE. Mary Ann was baptized 20/2/1825 at St Mary Whitechapel
and died quarter ending March 1865 in Whitechapel.
They had the following children, all baptized at St John the Baptist, Shoreditch:
(1) Mary Ann, born 2/5/1846, baptized 21/6/1846. (2) Eliza, born 27/12/1847, baptized
16/1/1848. (3) Henry . (4) Emily, born 29/12/1851 at 7 Bank Stock Buildings, Whitmore
Road, Shoreditch and baptized 1/9/1852. On 19/2/1872, when Emily was age 20, she
married George A. BAKER in the parish of St James the Great, Bethnal Green. Their
daughter Emily, born 6/1/1872 in Shoreditch, married Charles Frederick CHAPPLE son
of William Henry CHAPPLE and Catherine TIPPINS. (5) Charles, born 24/1/1854, baptized
15/2/1854. (6) Frederick, born 30/1/1856, baptized 30/4/1856. (7) Benjamin . (8)
Louisa, born 28/1/1860, baptized 22/2/1860. (9) Clara, born 24/6/1861, baptized
17/7/1861. (10) John .
Carsten Witpen and Mary Poole had the following children, all baptized St Mary Whitechapel: