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  • Name Richard Cook  [1
    Born 1831  Martinhoe, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 11 Sep 1831  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    England 
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Ranscombe 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    England 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farm Labourer 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    East Ilkeston 
    Occupation 4 Oct 1856  Martinhoe, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Labourer 
    Residence 4 Oct 1856  Martinhoe, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer of 24 acres 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Runscombe 3rd Farm 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer of 16 acres 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Runscombe Houses 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    England 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer of 60 acres 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Ranscombe 
    Died 1907 
    Registration Between 1 Apr 1907 and 30 Jun 1907  Barnstaple, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Death 
    • Volume 5b, Page 289
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I39075  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2018 

    Father Richard Cook
              b. Abt 1796, Martinhoe, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Crocombe
              b. Abt 1793
              d. Bef 1861  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1818  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F11862  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Betsey Rattenbury
              b. 1834, Martinhoe, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Registration Between 1 Oct 1856 and 31 Dec 1856  Barnstaple, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Marriage Registratiob 
    • Volume 5b, Page 835
    Marriage Registration for Richard COOK (39075)
    Marriage Registration for Richard COOK (39075)
    Marriage Registration for Betsey BATTENBURY (39076)
    Marriage Registration for Betsey BATTENBURY (39076)
    Married 4 Oct 1856  Barnstaple, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Children 
     1. Louisa Cook
              b. Abt 1855, Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Cook
              b. 1858, Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. William Cook
              b. Abt 1860, Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Eliza Cook
              b. 1862, Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     5. George Cook
              b. 1864, Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Richard Henry Cook
              b. 1875, Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F11853  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1831 - Martinhoe, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 11 Sep 1831 - Lynton, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 6 Jun 1841 - Lynton, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Ranscombe - 6 Jun 1841 - Lynton, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1851 - Lynton, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Labourer - 30 Mar 1851 - Lynton, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - East Ilkeston - 30 Mar 1851 - Lynton, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage Registratiob - Between 1 Oct 1856 and 31 Dec 1856 - Barnstaple, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 4 Oct 1856 - Martinhoe, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 4 Oct 1856 - Martinhoe, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Oct 1856 - Barnstaple, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 7 Apr 1861 - Lynton, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer of 24 acres - 7 Apr 1861 - Lynton, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Runscombe 3rd Farm - 7 Apr 1861 - Lynton, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1871 - Lynton, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer of 16 acres - 2 Apr 1871 - Lynton, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Runscombe Houses - 2 Apr 1871 - Lynton, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 3 Apr 1881 - Lynton, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer of 60 acres - 3 Apr 1881 - Lynton, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Ranscombe - 3 Apr 1881 - Lynton, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death - Between 1 Apr 1907 and 30 Jun 1907 - Barnstaple, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Census
    1841: England Census for Lynton, Devonshire
    1841: England Census for Lynton, Devonshire
    HO107 Piece 245/8 Folio 6 Page 6  

    Dwelling Ranscombe 
    Location Lynton, Devonshire, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 245/8 Folio 6 Page 6 
    Note Emma Cook and James Geen married 7th August 1841 
    Surname Forename(s) Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    COOK Richard 45 Agricultural Labourer Devonshire 
    COOK Mary 48  Devonshire 
    COOK Richard  Devonshire 
    COOK Emma 19  Devonshire 
    COOK Agness 11  Devonshire 
    COOK Maria  Devonshire 
    GEEN James 25 Agricultural Labourer Devonshire 
    1841: England Census for Lynton, Devonshire
    1841: England Census for Lynton, Devonshire
    HO107 Piece 245/8 Folio 6 Page 7  

    Dwelling Ranscombe 
    Location Lynton, Devonshire, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 245/8 Folio 6 Page 6 
    Note Emma Cook and James Geen married 7th August 1841 
    Surname Forename(s) Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    COOK Richard 45 Agricultural Labourer Devonshire 
    COOK Mary 48  Devonshire 
    COOK Richard  Devonshire 
    COOK Emma 19  Devonshire 
    COOK Agness 11  Devonshire 
    COOK Maria  Devonshire 
    GEEN James 25 Agricultural Labourer Devonshire 
    1851: England Census for Lynton, Devonshire
    1851: England Census for Lynton, Devonshire
    HO107 Piece 1892 Folio 451 Page 14  

    Dwelling East Ilkeston 
    Location Lynton, Devonshire, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 1892 Folio 451 Page 14 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    SQUIRE John Head 28 Farmer of 50 acres Lynton, Devonshire 
    SQUIRE Grace Wife 32  Lynton, Devonshire 
    SQUIRE William Son   Lynton, Devonshire 
    SQUIRE Mary G Daughter  1m  Lynton, Devonshire 
    COOK Richard Servant 19 Farm Labourer Lynton, Devonshire 
    KIFF Mary Servant 15 House Servant Lynton, Devonshire 
    1861: England Census for Lynton, Devonshire
    1861: England Census for Lynton, Devonshire
    RG9 Piece 1490 Folio 49 Page 3  

    Dwelling Runscombe 3rd Farm 
    Location Lynton, Devonshire, England 
    Source RG9 Piece 1490 Folio 49 Page 3 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    COOK Richard Head 28 Farmer of 24 acres Lynton, Devonshire 
    COOK Betsey Wife 26  Martinhoe, Devonshire 
    COOK Louisa Daughter   Lynton, Devonshire 
    COOK John Son   Lynton, Devonshire 
    COOK William Son   Lynton, Devonshire 
    COOK Richard Father 64 Retired Farmer Martinhoe, Devonshire 
    1871 England Census for Lynton, Devonshire
    1871 England Census for Lynton, Devonshire
    RG10 Piece 2185 Folio 53 Page 3  

    Dwelling Runscombe Houses 
    Location Lynton, Devonshire, England 
    Source RG10 Piece 2185 Folio 53 Page 3 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    COOK Richard Head 40 Farmer of 16 acres Lynton, Devonshire 
    COOK John Son  13  Lynton, Devonshire 
    COOK William Son  11 Scholar Lynton, Devonshire 
    COOK Eliza Daughter  Scholar Lynton, Devonshire 
    COOK George Son   Lynton, Devonshire 
    COOK Ann Sister 42 Domestic Servant Lynton, Devonshire 
    COOK Richard Father 77 Retired Farmer Martinhoe, Devonshire 
    1881 England Census for Lynton, Devonshire
    1881 England Census for Lynton, Devonshire
    RG11 Piece 2245 Folio 31 Page 6  

    Dwelling Ranscombe 
    Location Lynton, Devonshire, England 
    Source RG11 Piece 2245 Folio 31 Page 6 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    COOK Richard Head 49 Farmer of 60 acres Lynton, Devonshire 
    COOK Elizabeth Wife 47  Lynton, Devonshire 
    COOK George Son 17 Scholar Lynton, Devonshire 
    COOK Richard Son Scholar Lynton, Devonshire 

  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 Census (HO107 Piece 245/8 Folio 6 Page 6) Richard, 9, was with his parents Richard, 45, Agricultural Labourer, and Mary, 48, in Ranscombe, Lynton, Devonshire, England. With him were his sisters Emma, 19, Agness (sic), 11, and Maria, 4. Also present was (Emma's future husband) James Geen, 25, Agricultural Labourer. Everyone was reportedly born in Devonshire.

      From the 1851 Census (HO107 Piece 1892 Folio 451 Page 14) Richard, 19, Farm Labourer, was at East Ilkeston, Lynton, Devonshire, England. He was working for John Squire, 28, Farmer of 50 acres, his wife Grace, 32, and their children William, 2, and Mary G, 1 month. Also present was Mary Kiff, 15, House Servant. Everyone was reportedly born in Lynton, Devonshire.

      From the 1861 Census (RG9 Piece 1490 Folio 49 Page 3) Richard, 28, Farmer of 24 acres from Lynton, Devonshire, was with his wife Betsey, 26, from Martinhoe, Devonshire, at Runscombe 3rd Farm, Lynton, Devonshire, England. With them were their children Louisa, 5, John, 3, and William, 1. All the children were reportedly born in Lynton, Devonshire. Also present was Richard's father Richard, widower, 64, Retired Farmer from Martinhoe, Devonshire.

      From the 1871 Census (RG10 Piece 2185 Folio 53 Page 3) Richard, 40, Farmer of 16 acres, was at Runscombe Houses, Lynton, Devonshire, England. With him were his children John, 13, William, 11, Scholar, Eliza, 9, Scholar, George, 6, sister Ann, 42, Domestic Servant, and father Richard, widower, 77, Retired Farmer. Richard senior was from Martinhoe, Devonshire and the rest of the family from Lynton, Devonshire.

      From the 1881 Census (RG11 Piece 2245 Folio 31 Page 6) Richard, 49, Farmer of 60 acres, was with his wife Elizabeth, 47, in Ranscombe, Lynton, Devonshire, England. With them were their sons George, 17, Scholar, and Richard, 6, Scholar. Everyone was reportedly born in Lynton, Devonshire.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3336] Paul Gough, Paul Gough (Reliability: 3), 27 Dec 2008.

    2. [S10013] International Genealogical Index (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of January 13, 2008) (Reliability: 3), 28 Dec 2008.

    3. [S3359] HO107 Piece 245/8 Folio 6 Page 6, HO107 Piece 245/8 Folio 6 Page 6 (Reliability: 3), 2 Jan 2009.

    4. [S3368] HO107 Piece 1892 Folio 451 Page 14, HO107 Piece 1892 Folio 451 Page 14 (Reliability: 3), 4 Jan 2009.

    5. [S9909] Devon Marriages, ((http://findmypast.co.uk)), accessed 13 Apr 2018), Marriage for Richard COOK and Betsey RATTENBURY (11853); 4 Oct 1856: Anglican, Martinhoe, Devonshire, England. (Reliability: 3), 13 Apr 2018.
      Extracted from the Find My Past website, 13/4/2018

      Devon Marriages Transcription

      First name(s): Richard
      Last name: Cook
      Age: 25
      Birth year: 1831
      Residence: Martinhoe
      Denomination: Anglican
      Marriage year: 1856
      Marriage date: 04 Oct 1856
      Place: Martinhoe
      Spouse's first name(s): Betsey
      Spouse's last name: Rattenbury
      Spouse age: 20
      Spouse's residence: Martinhoe
      Father's first name: Richard
      Father's last name: Cook
      Spouse's father's first name(s): William
      Spouse's father's last name: Rattenbury
      County: Devon
      Country: England
      Archive: South West Heritage Trust
      Archive reference: 1023A/PR/1/6
      Record set: Devon Marriages
      Category: Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
      Subcategory: Parish Marriages
      Collections from: England, Great Britain
      https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=GBPRS/DEV2/MAR/51320/1

    6. [S3374] RG9 Piece 1490 Folio 49 Page 3, RG9 Piece 1490 Folio 49 Page 3 (Reliability: 3), 4 Jan 2009.

    7. [S3378] RG10 Piece 2185 Folio 53 Page 3, RG10 Piece 2185 Folio 53 Page 3 (Reliability: 3), 4 Jan 2009.

    8. [S3382] RG11 Piece 2245 Folio 31 Page 6, RG11 Piece 2245 Folio 31 Page 6 (Reliability: 3), 5 Jan 2009.

    9. [S1857] Registration of Deaths, (Ancestry.co.uk), Jun 1907, Barnstaple, Devonshire, Volume 5b, Page 289 (Reliability: 3), 28 Dec 2008.
      Richard COOK, Age 76

    10. [S8519] England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 13 Apr 2018), Marriage Registration for Richard COOK and Betsey BATTENBURY (11853); Dec 1856; Barnstaple, Devon; Volume 5b, Page 835. (Reliability: 3), 13 Apr 2018.