Albert Hancock

27 August 1882–
Pinxton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Albert

When Albert Hancock was christened on 27 August 1882, in Pinxton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Cheetham Hancock, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Simpson, was 25. He married Alice Maud Cresswell on 17 May 1902, in Pinxton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Albert Hancock
Alice Maud Cresswell
Marriage: 17 May 1902
Nellie Hancock
Elsie May Hancock
Eliza Hancock

Spouse and Children


    Alice Maud Cresswell


17 May 1902
Pinxton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom


    Nellie Hancock


    Elsie May Hancock


    Eliza Hancock


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Hann + the hypocoristic suffix -cok, which was commonly added to personal names ( see Cocke ).2 Dutch: from Middle Dutch hanecoc ‘winkle’, ‘periwinkle’ (a type of shellfish), probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who gathered and sold shellfish.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Albert Hancock in household of Cheetham Hancock, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Albert Hancock in entry for Eliza Hancock, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Albert, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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