Emily Hurst

January 1863–
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emily

When Emily Hurst was born in January 1863, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Hurst, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Barsby, was 23. She married John Harry Cooke in 1886, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Leicester, Leicestershire, England in 1901.

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John Harry Cooke
Emily Hurst
Marriage: 1886
Kate Cooke
Beatrice May Cooke

Spouse and Children

Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



    Elizabeth Ann Hurst



    William Hurst


    William Henry Hurst


    Martha Hurst


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 17

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 21

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

Age 41

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived on a wooded hill, Old English hyrst, or habitational name from one of the various places named with this word, for example Hurst in Berkshire, Kent, Somerset, and Warwickshire, or Hirst in Northumberland and West Yorkshire.2 Irish: re-Anglicized form of de Horsaigh, Gaelicized form of the English habitational name Horsey , established in Ireland since the 13th century.3 German: topographic name from Middle High German hurst ‘woodland’, ‘thicket’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emily Cooke in household of John H Cooke, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Emily Hurst in household of Joseph Hurst, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Emily Hurst in household of Joseph Hurst, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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