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COCKING marriages NZ 1854-1936

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COCKING GROOMS 1859-1936
Frederick William Cocking (1897-1963)
born: in Cornwall to Charles Michell Cocking (1868-1920NZ) & Maud Elizabeth Kendall (1876-1942NZ)
married Margaret Selina Leith (1903-1991) in 1928
* Frederick & Margaret are buried at Piopio

Joseph Richard Cocking (1879-1935)
married Jane Heybourn in 1917

Reginald Francis 'Rex' Cocking (1904-1986)
born: in Cornwall to Charles Michell Cocking (1868-1920NZ) & Maud Elizabeth Kendall (1876-1942NZ)
married Rubina Constance 'Ruby' Budd in 1936
their known children
Colin, June, Gwendoline, Murray, Bruce & Noel
* Rex & Ruby are buried at Piopio

Stephen Cocking
married Cecilia Matilda Snelling in 1920

Thomas Warren Cocking
married Gertrude Beryl Taylor in 1926

William Cocking (1822-1894)
son of John Cocking (1790-1828) & Blanche Phillips (1803-1868). His mother Blanche remarried to William Hawke (1807-1862). She is buried in Greytown. William's brother Robert Thomas Hawke (1840-1890) is buried in Hawera.
married Annie Maria Bovey 15 Oct 1859 Church at the Hutt known as ‘St James’ by Rev Harry Woodford, St Hill. William Cocking, bachelor,at the Episcopalian sawyer, aged 35 years, resident at Hutt for 19 years & Ann Maria Bovey, spinster, about 30 years, residing at Hutt for 9 months
NOTE On 26 July 1859 an inquest was held at the Hutt, before Henry St. Hill, Esquire, Resident Magistrate, there being no coroner for the District of the Hutt, on view of the body of Benjamin Buck, then and there laying dead.
William Cocking .. who was at the time in the kitchen, went in and took hold of the collar of the deceased, and exclaimed "Doctor, what's the matter with you?" ..
Ann Maria Bovey .. deposed: I have been living as housekeeper with Dr Buck deceased for about four months; he has been in very low spirits since his return from the Ahuriri. The deceased has not drunk so much since his return from the Ahuriri as he did before, but the last two or three days before his death, he has been drinking very freely. Several other witnesses deposed as to the deceased's habits and low state of mind that the deceased had been for some time labouring under. The jury, which were composed of the principal settlers of the Hutt, came to the conclusion, that the deceased Benjamin Buck (Hutt Surgeon), while in a grievous disease of body, being delirious and out of his mind did commit suicide.
* Annie Maria Cocking died 29 Oct 1884 aged 56 at Gollans Valley, Eastbourne. She is buried in the Wesleyan Cemetery, Lower Hutt
William next married Mary Warne (1858-1916) 14 Aug 1885 in Plymouth, England and had two children born in Wellington district
1886 - 1962 Uneta Jane Cocking
1888 - 1974 Blanche Cocking
William died aged 72 at Gollan's Valley, Eastbourne
* William died 12 July 1894 aged 71 in Gollans Valley
They are buried at Bridge St Cemetery
HEADSTONE:

William George Cocking
married Mary Jane Winder in 1915

COCKING BRIDES 1854-1934
Ada Annie Cocking
married Herbert Augustus Robert Huggins in 1891

Blanche Cocking
born: to William Cocking & Anna Maria Bovey
married John Walter Odell in 1905

Jane Cocking
married Isaac Fisher in 1854

Mary Cocking
married John Cassell in 1895
their known children
1895 - Lily Cassell
1897 - Percival John Cassell

Queenie Maude Cocking (1904-1987)
born: in Cornwall to Charles Michell Cocking (1868-1920NZ) & Maud Elizabeth Kendall (1876-1942NZ)
married: Job Alderson in 1934

Ruth Cocking
married George Robert Edlin in 1917

1918 - Annie Wortley Edlin

Uneta Jane Cocking
[color=green]born: to William Cocking & Anna Maria Bovey
married Joseph Dudley Rayner (of Greytown) in 1906
their known children
1909 - Eileen Dudley Rayner
1914 - Ngaire Beryl Rayner

NOTES
Charles & Maude Cocking, parents of those indicated above, left Liverpool 12 Nov 1914 bound for Australia on the 'Runic'. A son not on the marriage list above, Cyril Hugh Cocking (1907-1948) died in Piopio, probate was in Hamilton Court
* Charles Mitchell Cocking died 5 May 1920 in Hamilton and is buried at Te Kuiti
Waikato Times, 6 May 1920 COCKING On May 5th 1920 at Hamilton, Charles Mitchell Cocking, dearly beloved husband of Elizabeth Maud Cocking, of Pio Pio, aged 58 years. Interment to-morrow (Friday) at Te Kuiti cemetery
* Maude Elizabeth Cocking died 5 Sep 1942 in Piopio and is buried at Piopio
NZ Herald, 7 Sep 1942 COCKING On September 5, at her late residence Aria Road, Piopio, Maud Elizabeth, beloved wife of the late Charles Mitchell Cocking; aged 66

PHOTO
HEADSTONE of Maude Elizabeth Cocking (Kendall)
at Piopio cemetery

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