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This is page 8 of 12 tracing the history of the Cochrane family from their earliest origins in Somerset and Gloucestershire to London, and the link by marriage to the Chapple family. Variations in the surname spelling occur in the records. For consistency, what became the prevalent form - Cochrane - is used here. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, contact us. Browse the Cochrane pages by clicking the last page/next page buttons or following the numbered e.g. [2] or parental [Parents] links.

The Cochrane Family of Somerset, Gloucestershire & London

Fourth Generation (continued)

12.Census link John COCHRANE [Parents]. Born about 1863 in Shoreditch. It is not known when John died. Occupation: Decorator & paper hanger.


On 26/3/1882, when John was age about 20, he married Annie Elizabeth HUGGINS, in St Peter’s Church, Bethnal Green. The forename “Henry” is recorded in the marriage certificate, the 1881 census and birth certificates for two of his children born 1883 & 1886 respectively. Why John used Henry during this time is not known. He reverted back to John in the 1891 and subsequent censuses.


They had the following children:


(1) Henry Thomas [20]. (2) Arthur Charles [21]. (3) An unnamed male, born June 1888 at 70 Shakespeare Road, Hornsey & died there 3/7/1888, age 1 month. Cause of death certified as “Found dead Suffocation in bed Accidental” following an inquest held 4/7/1888. (4) Frederick John, born 9/11/1891 at 60 Spenser Road, South Hornsey & baptized 18/10/1892 at St Matthias, Stoke Newington. Frederick John died 5/4/1972 in St Mary's Hospital, Eastbourne, age 80. Cause of death certified as Carcinomatosis. On 22/4/1916, when Frederick John was age 24, he married Ethel Florence DOUGALL (1891-1973), daughter of Charles DOUGALL (deceased), at St Philip, Dalston, London. (5) Albert, born 28/9/1893 at 100 Spenser Road, South Hornsey & died there 29/9/1888, age 6 hours. Cause of death certified as Premature birth. (6) Charles Albert, born 5/11/1894 at 100 Spenser Road, South Hornsey & died 5/10/1973 at Whittington Hospital, Islington, age 78. Cause of death certified as “Haemopericardium; Ruptured Myocardial infarct.; Coronary thrombosis”. On 25/9/1927, when Charles Albert was age 32, he married Alice Edith Maud SNELL (1899-1986), daughter of Richard John SNELL (deceased), at Holy Trinity Church, East Finchley. Their children may be living.


On 1/8/1908, when John was age 44, he married Caroline Elizabeth GRAVES, daughter of William Davey GRAVES (deceased), at St Matthias Church, Stoke Newington. Caroline Elizabeth was born about 1870 in London. It’s not known when she died. There’s no evidence they had any children.

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