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Moses George Cocks

Male Abt 1793 - 1870  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name Moses George Cocks 
    Born Abt 1793  Starston, Norfolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 25 Oct 1818  Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.  [3
    Baker 
    Occupation 1 May 1820  Woodbridge, Suffolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.  [4
    Baker 
    Occupation 19 Jan 1830  [5, 6
    Partnership dissolved 
    Clipping from Ipswich Journal - 30 January 1830
    Clipping from Ipswich Journal - 30 January 1830
    Clipping from London Gazette - 29 January 1830
    Clipping from London Gazette - 29 January 1830
    Newspaper mention 19 Feb 1830  [7
    Commission of Bankrupt awarded 
    Clipping from London Gazette: 19 February 1830
    Clipping from London Gazette: 19 February 1830
    Newspaper mention 11 May 1830  [8
    Bankruptcy certificate received 
    Clipping from London Gazette - 11 May 1830
    Clipping from London Gazette - 11 May 1830
    Newspaper mention 7 Sep 1830  [9
    Notice of meeting of creditors 
    Clipping from London Gazette - 7 September 1830
    Clipping from London Gazette - 7 September 1830
    Newspaper mention 3 Jun 1831  [10
    Notice of meeting of creditors 
    Clipping from London Gazette - 3 June 1831
    Clipping from London Gazette - 3 June 1831
    Newspaper mention 4 Jun 1831  [11
    Notice in the Norfolk Chronicle, 4 June 1831
    Notice in the Norfolk Chronicle, 4 June 1831
    The Creditors who have proved their Debts under a Commission of Bankrupt, awarded and issued forth against GEORGE COCKS and ISAAC HART, of Great Yarmouth, in the county of Norfolk, General Merchants, Dealers and Chapmen, are desired to meet the Assignees of the Estate and Effects of the said Bankrupts, on the twenty-ninth day of June instant, at Eleven of the clock in the Forenoon, at the Duke’s Head Inn, in Great Yarmouth aforesaid, in order to assent to or dissent from the said Assignees compounding, settling, and adjusting a certain Debt due, or claimed to be due to the said Bankrupt’s Estate, from the Honorable George John Milles, late Sheriff of the county of Norfolk.
    Census 06 Jun 1841  Charlotte Street, St Nicholas, Market, Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.  [1
    Age: 45 
    1841 Census: Charlotte Street, St Nicholas
    1841 Census: Charlotte Street, St Nicholas
    Occupation 06 Jun 1841  [1
    Baker 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Bramford Road, St Matthew, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.  [2
    Age: 57 
    1851 Census: Bramford Road, Ipswich
    1851 Census: Bramford Road, Ipswich
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  [2
    Confectioner 
    Residence 30 Dec 1854  Ipswich Gaol, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.  [12
    Clipping from London Gazette: 2 January 1855 (pg 33)
    Clipping from London Gazette: 2 January 1855 (pg 33)
    Occupation 1855  Bramford Road, St Matthew, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.  [13
    Confectioner 
    Newspaper mention 2 Jan 1855  [14
    Order to appear in court 
    Clipping from London Gazette: 2 January 1855 (pg 34)
    Clipping from London Gazette: 2 January 1855 (pg 34)
    Newspaper mention 6 Jan 1855  [15
    Notification of him becoming an insolvent debtor 
    Clipping from Ipswich Journal - 6 January 1855
    Clipping from Ipswich Journal - 6 January 1855
    Newspaper mention 13 Feb 1855  [16
    Assignee appointed by Court of Insolvent Debtors 
    Clipping from London Gazette: 13 February 1855
    Clipping from London Gazette: 13 February 1855
    Census 07 Apr 1861  Bramford Road, St Matthew, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.  [17
    Age: 68 
    1861 Census: Bramford Road, St Matthew, Ipswich
    1861 Census: Bramford Road, St Matthew, Ipswich
    Occupation 07 Apr 1861  [17
    Confectioner 
    Newspaper mention 29 Apr 1862  [18
    Creditors receive 8 pence in the pound 
    Clipping from London Gazette: 29 April 1862
    Clipping from London Gazette: 29 April 1862
    Occupation 30 Nov 1865  Bramford Road, St Matthew, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.  [19
    Retired 
    Clipping from Ipswich Journal - 25 November 1865
    Clipping from Ipswich Journal - 25 November 1865
    Occupation 25 Sep 1870  [20
    Master Baker 
    Died 25 Sep 1870  Waterloo Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.  [20, 21
    • Cause of death: Paralysis
      Informant: Sarah Squirrell (present at death). By the time to the 1871 census, Sarah Squirrel was a Domestic Servant/Cook in Ipswich. Perhaps previously she had worked for Moses?
    Death Certificate: Moses Cocks (1870)
    Death Certificate: Moses Cocks (1870)
    Clipping from Ipswich Journal - 1 October 1870
    Clipping from Ipswich Journal - 1 October 1870
    Person ID I74  Cocks/Baker
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2013 

    Family Ann Smyth,   b. Bef 08 Mar 1795, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.,   d. 8 Oct 1865, Bramford Road, St Matthew, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.  (Age > 70 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1818  St. Stephen's Church, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.  [22, 23
    Type: Licence 
    Children 
     1. Matilda Cocks,   b. Bef 25 Oct 1818, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.
    +2. Robert Cocks,   b. Bef 01 May 1820, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.
    +3. Jeremiah George Cocks,   b. Bef 13 Jan 1823, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.,   d. 13 Jan 1861, Royal Free Hospital, Grays-Inn Road, Holborn, Middlesex, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.  (Age > 38 years)
     4. William Cocks,   b. Bef 14 May 1825, Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.
     5. Matilda Ann Cocks,   b. Bef 20 Sep 1828, Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.
     6. James Cocks,   b. Bef 26 Dec 1829, Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.
     7. John Robert Cocks,   b. Bef 7 Nov 1832, Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.
     8. John Cocks,   b. Bef 27 Nov 1833, Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.
     9. Leah Smyth Cocks,   b. Bef 3 Aug 1836, Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.
     10. Ann Harrison Cocks,   b. Bef 9 Jul 1838, Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find a place location associated with a Birth, Death, Burial, Marriage, Divorce, or other Event,<br />it is associated with your specific person record.
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2011 
    Family ID F187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1793 - Starston, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Type: Licence - 20 Jan 1818 - St. Stephen's Church, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Baker - 25 Oct 1818 - Ipswich, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Baker - 1 May 1820 - Woodbridge, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 57 - 30 Mar 1851 - Bramford Road, St Matthew, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Confectioner - 1855 - Bramford Road, St Matthew, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 68 - 07 Apr 1861 - Bramford Road, St Matthew, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Retired - 30 Nov 1865 - Bramford Road, St Matthew, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Place of birth given as Starston on 1851 census. Checked the following for baptism (plus FreeReg, FamilySearch, Ancestry, FindMyPast and TheGenealogist):

      Starston (Record Office and FreeReg).
      Redenhall (FreeReg AT)
      Needham (doun [1794-1810])
      Pulham (FreeReg)
      Pulham Market (FreeReg)
      Wortwell (parish records at Redenhall)
      Weybread, Suffolk
      Alburgh
      Mendham, Suffolk
      Rushall
      Withersdale, Suffolk
      Hardwick
      Homersfield, Suffolk

      Children of Jonathan Cock and Elizabeth Buckenham (spinster):
      Jonathan Cock and Elizabeth Buckenham were married 28 Jul 1782 in Redenhall. Him from Mendham, her from Redenhall. (FreeReg)
      M: Jonathan Cock (b. 21 Aug 1784, bap. 24 Aug 1784)
      S: Jeremiah Cock (b. 13 Oct 1786, bap. 4 Nov 1786)
      S: John Cock (b. 10 Feb 1788, bap. 24 Feb 1788)
      S: William Cock (bap. 23 Jan 1789)
      R: Phoebe Cox (pr. bap. 28 Mar 1798)
      M: Gilbert Cock (b. 27 Feb 1800, bap. 5 Mar 1800)
      R: Susan Cox (b. 17 Feb 1802/3, pr. bap. 13 Mar 1802/3)

      Children of George and Elizabeth:
      R: Elizabeth Cock (pr. bap. 19 May 1789)
      R: Mary Ann Cock (bap. 13 Mar 1791)
      R: George Cock (pr. bap. 22 Apr 1792)

      Children of Jeremiah and Elizabeth Reeve:
      M: Jeremiah Cock (b. 6 Feb 1786, bap. 13 Feb 1786)
      M: William Cock (b. 14 May 1787, bap. 21 May 1787)
      M: Elizabeth Cock (b. 24 Aug 1789, pr. bap. 18 Oct 1789)

      R = Redenhall, Norfolk (parish registers)
      S = Starston, Norfolk (FreeReg)
      M = Mendham, Suffolk (Lee Thurston)

      There are no Cock/Cocks/Cox marriages for the parents in:
      Mendham (checked Boyd's)
      Starston (checked FreeReg)
      Redenhall (checked FreeReg)

      According to the Bury and Norwich Post (26 Aug 1835, pg 3) a George Cocks (born abt 1804) died in Great Yarmouth that year - obviously a different man.

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] 1841 Census: Charlotte Street, St Nicholas.

    2. [S65] 1851 Census: Bramford Road, Ipswich.

    3. [S2] Parish Records.
      Matilda's baptism

    4. [S2] Parish Records.
      Robert's baptism

    5. [S59] Newspaper: The Ipswich Journal, 3, 30 Jan 1830.

    6. [S197] Newspaper: London Gazette, 201, 29 Jan 1830.

    7. [S197] Newspaper: London Gazette, 377, 19 Feb 1830.

    8. [S197] Newspaper: London Gazette, 943, 11 May 1930.

    9. [S197] Newspaper: London Gazette, 1911, 7 Sep 1830.

    10. [S197] Newspaper: London Gazette, 1092, 3 Jun 1831.

    11. [S285] Newspaper: Norfolk Chronicle, http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000244/18310604/039/0003, Saturday 04 June 1831, page 3.

    12. [S197] Newspaper: London Gazette, 33, 2 Jan 1855.

    13. [S198] Directory: White's Directory of Suffolk, 1855, http://search.ancestry.co.uk/browse/view.aspx?dbid=1547&iid=GB0334-00117&rc=177,712,283,741;753,331,851,357;659,676,741,701;752,674,856,706;769,1208,874,1238&pid=804968&ssrc=&fn=George&ln=Cocks&st=g.

    14. [S197] Newspaper: London Gazette, 34, 2 Jan 1855.

    15. [S59] Newspaper: The Ipswich Journal, 1, 6 Jan 1855.

    16. [S197] Newspaper: London Gazette, 588, 13 Feb 1855.

    17. [S48] 1861 Census: Bramford Road, St Matthew, Ipswich .

    18. [S197] Newspaper: London Gazette, 2284, 29 Apr 1862.

    19. [S59] Newspaper: The Ipswich Journal, 4, 26 Nov 1865.

    20. [S170] Death Certificate: Moses Cocks (1870).

    21. [S59] Newspaper: The Ipswich Journal, 8, 1 Oct 1870.

    22. [S4] Website: Familysearch, http://www.familysearch.org/eng/search/igi/individual_record.asp?recid=500150970605.

    23. [S2] Parish Records.
      Moses from the parish of St Margaret, Ipswich
      Witnesses: Fanny Smyth, James Pipe