Richard Cooke

Maleabout 1779–

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Richard Cooke was born about 1779, in Worsley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Richard Cooke
1779–
Mary Cooke
1782–1821

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    World Events (3)

    1815

    Age 36

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    1823

    Age 44

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1825 · Museum of Lancashire

    Age 46

    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: variant of Cook .

    History: Francis Cooke (died 1663) and his eldest son John were passengers on the Mayflower in 1621; they were joined two years later by Francis's wife and other children. In the words of William Bradford, he lived long enough ‘to see his children's children have children’.

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

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