Richard Cook

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  • Name Richard Cook  [1
    Born Abt 1796  Martinhoe, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    England 
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Ranscombe 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    England 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer of 12 acres 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Ranscombe 
    Occupation 4 Oct 1856  [4
    Labourer 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    England 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Retired Farmer 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Runscombe 3rd Farm 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Retired Farmer 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Runscombe Houses 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I39132  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2018 

    Family 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  [7
    Children 
     1. Mary Cook
              b. 1819
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Richard Cook
              b. 1819
              d. 16 May 1819  (Age 0 years)
     3. Emma Cook
              b. Abt 1822, Lynton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1895  (Age ~ 73 years)
     4. Amy Cook
              b. 1823
              d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Ann Cook
              b. 1825
              d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Agnes Cook
              b. 1827
              d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Maria Cook
              b. 1827
              d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Richard Cook
              b. 1831, Martinhoe, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1907  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2008 
    Family ID F11862  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1796 - Martinhoe, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Mar 1818 - 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 MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 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 - Farmer of 12 acres - 30 Mar 1851 - Lynton, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Ranscombe - 30 Mar 1851 - Lynton, 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 - Retired Farmer - 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 - Retired Farmer - 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
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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 446 Page 5  

    Dwelling Ranscombe 
    Location Lynton, Devonshire, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 1892 Folio 446 Page 5 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    COOK Richard Head 58 Farmer of 12 acres Martinhoe, Devonshire 
    COOK Ann Daughter 25  Lynton, Devonshire 
    COOK Maria Daughter  13 Scholar 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 

  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 Census (HO107 Piece 245/8 Folio 6 Page 6) Richard, 45, Agricultural Labourer, was with his wife Mary, 48, in Ranscombe, Lynton, Devonshire, England. With them were their children Richard, 9, 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 446 Page 5) Richard, widower, 58, Farmer of 50 acres from Martinhoe, Devonshire, was at Ranscombe, Lynton, Devonshire, England. With him were his daughters Ann, 25, born Lynton, Devonshire, and Maria, 13, Scholar born Lynton, Devonshire.

      From the 1861 Census (RG9 Piece 1490 Folio 49 Page 3) Richard, widower, 64, Retired Farmer from Martinhoe, Devonshire, was with his son Richard, 28, Farmer of 24 acres from Lynton, Devonshire, and daughter-in-law Betsey, 26, from Martinhoe, Devonshire, at Runscombe 3rd Farm, Lynton, Devonshire, England. With him were his grandchildren Louisa, 5, John, 3, and William, 1. All the children were reportedly born in Lynton, Devonshire.

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

  • Sources 
    1. [S3336] Paul Gough, Paul Gough (Reliability: 3), 28 Dec 2008.

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

    3. [S3366] HO107 Piece 1892 Folio 446 Page 5, HO107 Piece 1892 Folio 446 Page 5 (Reliability: 3), 4 Jan 2009.

    4. [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

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

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

    7. [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.