Gertrude Fanny Cook

24 August 1868–15 February 1949 (Age 80)
Worthing, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Gertrude Fanny

When Gertrude Fanny Cook was born on 24 August 1868, in Worthing, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Christopher Cook, was 27 and her mother, Fanny Bailey, was 29. She lived in Worthing, Broadwater, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Broadwater, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died on 15 February 1949, in Worthing, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Charles Christopher Cook
Fanny Bailey
Gertrude Fanny Cook
Christopher Berney Cook
Constance Jane Cook
Ernest Bailey Cook
Frederick Charles Cook
Edward Mitchener Cook

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Christopher Cook


    Fanny Bailey





    Christopher Berney Cook


    Constance Jane Cook


    Ernest Bailey Cook



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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 12

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

Age 16

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

Age 36

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: occupational name for a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house, from Old English cōc (Latin coquus). There has been some confusion with Cocke .2 Irish and Scottish: usually identical in origin with the English name, but in some cases a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cúg ‘son of Hugo’ ( see McCook ).3 In North America Cook has absorbed examples of cognate and semantically equivalent names from other languages, such as German and Jewish Koch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gertrude F Cook in household of Charles G Cook, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Gertrude Fanny Cook in household of Charles Christopher Cook, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Gertrude F Cook in household of Charles C Cook, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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