Herbert Montgomerie Standish Cox

Male19 January 1859–14 March 1944

Brief Life History of Herbert Montgomerie Standish

When Herbert Montgomerie Standish Cox was born on 19 January 1859, in Fernside, New South Wales, Australia, his father, Edward King Cox, was 29 and his mother, Millicent Ann Standish, was 26. He married Florence Colles Stanbridge on 18 April 1900, in South Yarra, Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 14 March 1944, in Daylesford, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 85, and was buried in Daylesford, Victoria, Australia.

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Herbert Montgomerie Standish Cox
Florence Colles Stanbridge
Marriage: 18 April 1900
Ernest Standbridge Montgomerie Cox
Margaret Montgomerie Cox
John Standish Cox

Sources (4)

  • Herbert Montgomery Cox, "Australia Marriages, 1810-1980"
  • Herbert M S Cox, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Herbert Montgomerie Sandish Cox in entry for Ernest Stanbridge Montgomerie Cox, "Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 April 1900South Yarra, Victoria, Australia
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 8

    End of transportation to Western Australia.


    Age 11

    British troops withdraw from Australia.


    Age 33

    Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Cocke and Cook , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Irish (Ulster): mistranslation of Mac Con Coille (‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’), as if formed with coileach ‘cock, rooster’.

    Dutch and Flemish: genitivized patronymic from the personal name Cock, a vernacular short form of Cornelius .

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

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