Walter George Cook

Clapham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Walter George

When Walter George Cook was born in 1889, in Clapham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, Walter Charles Cook, was 24 and his mother, Mary Emily Udall, was 25. He lived in Putney, London, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Staines, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Walter Charles Cook
Mary Emily Udall
Walter George Cook

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World Events (8)

1894 · Tower Bridge Completed

Age 5

Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is built across the Thames and is a suspension bridge. It has gothic towers on either side of it and is sometimes confused with the London Bridge. It is also the oldest bridge in London.

Age 19

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 35

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

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)

  • Walter G Cook in household of Walter C Cook, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Walter George Cook, "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920"
  • Walter G Cook in household of Walter C Cook, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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