Hannah Cocking

1851–1904 (Age 53)
Hilcote, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Cocking was born in 1851, in Hilcote, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Cocking, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Johnson, was 20. She married George Fletcher on 2 April 1868, in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Ardwick, Lancashire, England for about 10 years and Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died in June 1904, at the age of 53.

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John Milward
Hannah Cocking
Marriage: 19 September 1875
John Edwin Millward
Florence Milward
Fred Milward

Spouse and Children

    John Milward



19 September 1875
Ardwick, Lancashire, England


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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1858 · Halle Orchestra Give First Performance

Age 7

The Hallé Orchestra named after Charles Hallé became a permanent orchestra when they played for the first time on January 30, 1858, in the Free Trade Hall. The orchestra fell on hard times in 1861 and performed only two concerts. From 1899-1911 Hans Richter directed the orchestra.
1867 · The Manchester Martyrs are Hung

Age 16

William Allen, Michael Larkin, and Michael O’Brien were from Ireland but moved to Manchester and were active Fenians. They were part of an ambush to help two Fenians escape prison. These three men were executed and are now referred to as the Manchester Martyrs. The Irish community in Manchester go to the spot where they were executed to commemorate their sacrifice.

Name Meaning

English: from a diminutive of Middle English cok ‘cock’ ( see Cocke ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hannah Millward in household of John Millward, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Hannah Cocking in household of Charles Cocking, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Hannah Millward in household of John Millward, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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