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This is page 11 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.

Fifth Generation (continued)

20.Census link Henry Thomas COCHRANE [Parents]. Born 18/5/1883 at 12 Gibraltar Walk, in Bethnal Green & baptized 3/8/1888 at St Matthias, Stoke Newington. Henry Thomas died 10/5/1936 in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, age 52. Cause of death certified as “1a. Broncho-pneumonia due to (b) Operation (Partial Gastrectomy) due to (c) Carcinoma of the Stomach”. Occupation: Painter & paper hanger.

An entry in the National Probate Calendar reads: “COCHRANE Henry Thomas of 70 Nicholas Lane Laindon Essex died 10 May 1936 at General Hospital Southend-on-Sea Essex Administration London 22 February [1939] to Emma Lilian Cochrane widow. Effects £443 17s.” (Around £28,460 at 2016 prices.)


On 15/1/1905, when Henry Thomas was age 21, he married Emma Lilian PEARCE, daughter of Albert PEARCE, a painter, at St Matthias Church, Stoke Newington. Emma Lilian was born about 1884 in Islington & died quarter ending December 1953 in Brentwood, Essex, age about 69.

They had the following children:


(1) Henry John Albert, born 30/12/1906 in Stoke Newington & died November 1920 in Hackney, age 13. Henry John Albert was buried 6/11/1920 in Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington. (2) Gladys Emily, born 31/3/1909 in Islington. It’s not known when Gladys Emily died. (3) Charles Frederick, born 24/5/1912 in Hackney and died 1981 in Hounslow, age 68. On 2/9/1939, when Charles Frederick was age 27, he married Nellie Elizabeth JONES in Brentford. Nellie Elizabeth was born 22/2/1913 and died in December 1996 in Hounslow, age 83. (4) Florence Doris, born 30/5/1914 in Stoke Newington. It’s not known when Florence Doris died.


21.Census link Arthur Charles COCHRANE [Parents]. Born 5/7/1886 at 70 Shakespeare Road, South Hornsey, Arthur Charles died quarter ending June 1963 in Edmonton, age 76. Occupation: Plumber.

On 16/11/1908, when Arthur Charles was age 22, he married Edith Rose MARSDEN, daughter of William MARSDEN (deceased) at the Parish Church, Stoke Newington. Edith Rose was born about 1881 in Islington & died quarter ending September 1959 in Edmonton, age about 78.

They had the following child:


(1) Stanley Arthur, born 23/5/1909 in Stoke Newington. Stanley Arthur died quarter ending December 1980 in Chelsea, age 71.

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