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Samuel Cocker, Junior

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1842 Born in Sheffield, son of Edwin and Ann Cocker, thus grandson of Samuel Cocker (1790-1841)

1845 His father died in the Isle of Man[1]

1861 Ann Cocker 58, merchant's widow, lived in Sunny Bank, Sheffield, with William Cocker 23, clerk in steel trade, Ann J Cocker 22, Samuel Cocker 19, apprentice in a merchant's[2]

1871 General commission agent[3]

1873 Samuel Cocker, Junior, lived in Sunny Bank, Sheffield[4]

1876 Patent to James Langley and Samuel Cocker the younger, both of Sheffield, in respect of the invention of "improvements in the construction of chairs and rails for tramways and other similar purposes."[5]

1876 Patent to Samuel Cocker the younger, of Sheffield, Agent, in respect of the invention of "improvements in the fastenings of rails for tramways and other similar light railways."[6]

1881 Iron & Insurance Agent, lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, with his mother Ann, 78[7]

1887 Samuel Cocker, Junior, lived in Sunny Bank, Eccleshall Bierlow[8]

1900 Samuel Cocker, Junior, lived in 49 Sunny Bank, Eccleshall Bierlow[9]

1900 Died in Ecclesall Bierlow[10]


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Sources of Information

  1. National probate calendar
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. Electoral register
  5. London Gazette 21 March 1876
  6. London Gazette 23 May 1876
  7. 1881 census
  8. Electoral register
  9. Electoral register
  10. National Probate calendar