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Dora Lilian Cock was descended from our common ancestors, John Greenfield and Susan Whistler, who married about 1804. Direct ancestors of the Green branch are in red.

Last update: 13 Jan 2015

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Allaway...Arnold...Catmull...Cock...Clarke...Cracknel 1755...Cracknel 1816...Field...Fletcher
George...Greenfield...Grimmer...Holland...Humphrey...Ives...Johnson...Joy...Kemp
Lyon...Macro...Manborn...Matthews...Norton...Pettit...Pidd...Reece...Rudland...Russell
Shipway...Smith...Turner...Walker...Whistler...Wilmot...Wilson...Woodruff...Woodruffe.



GENERATION 1

1 Edward COCK bur 25 Apr 1747 Hockwold m Ann bur 6 Sep 1768 Hockwold

Children of Edward and Ann
1a....Ann Cock bap 19 Dec 1697 Hockwold bur 25 Dec 1700 Hockwold
1b....Elizabeth Cock bap 28 Jan 1699 Hockwold
1c....Mary Cock bap 6 Apr 1701 Hockwo;d
2......John Cock bap 28 Feb 1702 Hockwold
2a....Edward Cock bap 18 Mar 1704 Wilton bur 12 Apr 1704 Wilton
3......William Cock bap 27 Jun 1706 Wilton bur 1 Aug 1706 Hockwold
3a....Thomas Cock dob unknown bur 17 Sep 1718 Wilton



GENERATION 2

2 John COCK m Margaret bef 1744 [see COCK branch]

Children of John and Margaret
4......Edward Cock bap 28 Jun 1738 Hockwold
4a....John Cock bap 13 May 1738 bur 16 May 1738
4b....Elizabeth Cock bap 24 Jul 1740
4c....Mary Cock b 29 Apr 1742 bap 29 Apr 1742 Hockwold
4d....Joseph Cock bap 1 May 1744 Hockwold
5......Ann Cock bap 3 Jul 1757 Hockwold



GENERATION 3

4d Joseph COCK m Sarah FIELD Hockwold

Children of Joseph and Sarah
6......Joseph Cock bap 2 Jan 1768 Hockwold
7......Field Cock (male) bap 27 Dec 1769 Hockwold
8......John Cock bap 25 Oct 1771 Hockwold bur 20 Mar 1774 Hockwold



GENERATION 4


9 John CRACKNEL b abt 1755 d 10 Sep 1821 in Feltwell m Sarah

Children of John and Sarah
10......Mary Cracknel bap 5 Aug 1794 in Feltwell
11......Robert Cracknel m Mary Ann PETTIT
12......John Cracknel d 11 Aug 1782
13......Elizabeth Cracknel m John MANBORN


7 Field COCK m (a) Elizabeth WILSON (b) Jane WILSON of Felwell (c) Margaret GRIMMER

Children of Field and Elizabeth
14......Thomas Cock bap 18 Jul 1784 Feltwell
15......Lydia Cock bap 28 Apr 1786

Children of Field and Jane
16......Esther Cock bap 3 May 1789 Wilton

Children of Field and Margaret Cock
17......Field Cock bap 15 Sep 1799 Wilton - was a wheelwright in 1845
18......Robert Cock bap 6 Aug 1801 Wilton
19......Sarah Cock bap 30 Nov 1806 Hockwold
20......Mary Cock bap 7 July 1808 Hockwold
21......Edward Cock bap 20 Sep 1809 bur 1 Oct 1809
22......Joseph Cock bap 14 Jun 1811 bur 16 Jun 1811


Note: there was also a Grimmer COCK keeping a beerhouse in Hockwold in 1845, but no record of baptism, and a Joseph COCK who kept the "Ball" public house in 1845.




GENERATION 5

14 Thomas COCK m Sarah

Note: In 1819 Thomas was a labourer and in 1822 he was a pauper. In 1814 and 1817 he was a labourer

Children of Thomas and Sarah
17b......Sophy Cock bap 28 Aug 1819 Feltwell
17c......Jane Cock bap 9 May 1822 Feltwell
17d......Joseph Cock bap 8 Aug 1814 Feltwell
17e......William Cock bap 4 Feb 1817 Feltwell


A1 John CATMULL b 1796 Leiston, Suffolk d 1835 m Nancy (or Ann) SMITH (b 1872) 7 Aug 1821 Aldersgate

Child of John and Nancy
A2......
William Catmull b 1823 Monken Hadley d 1st qr 1905 West Ham


17 Field COCK m (a) 10 Mary CRACKNEL (d 15 Jan 1872) 20 Nov 1816 (b) Elizabeth PIDD 16 Oct 1836 Feltwell

Note: Field was a carpenter. Witnesses to the wedding to Elizabeth were Joseph COCK and Elizabeth WALKER

Children of Field and Mary
23......Robert Cock bap 14 Sep 1817 Feltwell d 11 Apr 1876
Note: Robert was first a carpenter, then a farmer and a beerhouse keeper in Feltwell. The Bury and Norwich Post of 1 Sep 1874 reported:

24......Jane Cock bap 21 Apr 1820 Feltwell m Joseph RUDLAND (b1817 d 1869)
25......girl d 1890
25a....Francis Cock b 1835 Feltwell
Note: In 1851 Francis was a shepherd


26 John GREENFIELD b 1781 m Susan WHISTLER (bap 13 Mar 1775 d 28 Aug 1865) abt 18 04
[note: For Susan's ancestors,
click here]
Note: John was a shoemaker

Children of John and Susan

27......Elizabeth Greenfield bap 28 Nov 1802 Feltwell
27a....Sarah Greenfield bap 1805
28......Susan Greenfield bap 25 Mar 1806 Weeting
29......William Greenfield bap 20 Jan 1807 Weeting
30......Mary Greenfield bap 1810 d 8 Oct 1899 m Edward JOHNSON [
See Johnson Branch]
30a....Field Greenfield bap 26 Apr 1813 Feltwell
30b.....Elizabeth Greenfield b 1817 d 1890 at Buckenham



GENERATION 6

23 Robert COCK m Elizabeth (b 1818 Buckenham) abt 1840

Note: In 1851 the family lived at Feltwell, but between about 1843 and 1845 it had been at Hockwold cum Wilton. Robert was a master carpenter

Children of Robert and Elizabeth
23b......Mary Ann Cock b 1843 Hockwold cum Wilton m Robert GEORGE 2nd qr 1868 [Thetford 4b 681]
23c......Greenfield Cock b 1845 Hockwold cum Wilton
23d......Jane Cock b 1847 Feltwell m Martin Little MACRO 2nd qr 1876 [Thetford 4b 655]
23e......Alfred Cock b 1849 Feltwell
Note: In 1871 Alfred was a draper's assistant in Bedford St, St Andrew, Norwich


31 Elizabeth GREENFIELD m 23 Robert COCK (b 1817 d 11 Apr 1876) 14 Oct 1842 [see COCK branch here]

Note: Robert was a master carpenter in Feltwell and in 1851 he had an apprentice named John RUSSELL

Children of Robert and Elizabeth

32......Mary Ann Cock b 1843
33......Greenfield b 18 Jul 1845 d 1 Sep 1904
34......Amelia Jane Cock b 2nd qr 1847 [Thetford 13 29(01)]
Note: She is buried with brother Alfred and his wife Mary in Lewisham cemetery
35......Alfred Cock b 2nd qr 1849 [Thetford 13 463]
36......Charles Jabez Cock bap 1 May 1851, carpenter, d 26 Jul 1913 in a fall from his horse in Kemps Lane Hockwold m Agnes JOHNSON(See Cock branchhere or the Johnson Branch here)
37......George Cock b 1856
38......Arthur Cock b 1st qr 1859 [Thetford 4b 425]
39......Edith Cock b 3rd qr 1864 [Thetford 4b 383]


A2 William CATMULL m (a) Matilda REECE 31 Mar 1850 Islington (b) Mary Swann TURNER 17 May 1864 Islington

Note: William was a carpenter

Children of William and Matilda
A3......Henry William Catmull b 23 May 1851 Brighton d 1st qr 1914 Islington
A5......Robert Catmull b 2nd qr 1852 Hornsey m Annie Rebecca ALLAWAY 5 Apr 1875 Bethnal Green
A6......William Catmull b 1st qr 1854 Islington d 3rd qr 1931 Islington m Isabella SHIPWAY 29 Jul 1877 Haggerston
A7......Walter Catmull b 2nd qr 1856 Hornsey d 5 Jun 1902 Bethnal Green m Charlotte Caroline NORTON 2 Oct 1876 Bethnal Green
A8......
Agness Catmull b 5 Jun 1857 Hornsey d 2 Apr 1911 Hornsey

Children of William and Mary
A9......Edmund John Catmull b 3rd qr 1865 Islington d 3rd qr 1920 m Anne Gertrude WILMOT 1st qr 1894 Hackney
A10....John Nicholas Catmull b 2nd qr 1867 Islington d 20 Oct 1918 West Ham m Charlotte M JOY 2 Jun 1888 Haggerston



GENERATION 7

33 Greenfield COCK m Mary Edwards FLETCHER (b 23 Jul 1846 d 4 Dec 1930) 1870

Note: Greenfield seems to have been a man of many parts. In 1861 he is described as an apprentice carpenter, but he became a wheelwright in later years. In 1871 he was a carpenter living in Wilton.In 1879/80 he is listed in a directory as a "steam miller" . In 1881 he appears in the census as a builder and wheelwright employing 4 men and one boy living in Bell Street, Feltwell. In 1891 he was living in Bell Street, Feltwell as a builder and miller and he was described in a directory of 1892 just as a miller. When he died he was described as a builder.He lived in Bell Street, Feltwell, in a house later occupied by Mr Parnell, the village barber. An account of his funeral may be seen
here

Children of Greenfield and Mary
39......Evangeline Charlotte E Cock b 4th qr 1870 [Thetford 4b 363]
40......Ada Mary Cock b 2nd qr 1872 [Thetford 4b 394]
41......Gertrude Annie Cock b 3rd qr 1873 m Sidney JOHNSON [See Johnson Branch]
42......Ethel Sarah Cock b 1875 m Harry JOHNSON [See Johnson Branch]
43......William Robert Cock b 1877 Feltwell
44......Dora Lilian Cock b 1878 Feltwell d 26 Mar 1959
45......Kate Louise Cock b 1882 Feltwell
46......Elsie Winifred Gwendoline Cock b 1884 Feltwell


35 Alfred COCK m Elizabeth CLARKE 9b 1849 Mildenhall) 4th qr 1872 [Mildenhall 4a 1090]

Note: In 1891 they were living at White House Drove, Littleport

Children of Alfred and Elizabeth
35a......John William Cock b 4th qr 1873 Feltwell [Thetford 4b 319]
Note: In 1891 John was an ag lab
35b......Thomas H Cock b 2nd qr 1876 Littleport [Ely 3b 633]
Note: In 1891 Thomas was an ag lab
35c......Sarah Ann Cock b 2nd qr 1878 Littleport d as infant [Ely 3b 613]
35c......Sarah Ann Cock b3rd qr 1880 Littleport [Ely 3b 571] m William WOODRUFFE 4th qr 1903 [Ely 3b 1221]
35d......Harriet Cock b 1st qr 1885 Littleport [Ely 3b 607] m Arthur HOLLAND 2nd qr 1926 [Wisbech 3b 1398]
35e......Mary Ann Cock b 1st qr 1888 Littleport [Ely 3b 559]
35f......Eliza Cock b 4th qr 1889 Littleport [Ely 3b 552] m Robert WOODRUFF 3rd qr 1921 [Ely 3b 1439]


38 Arthur COCK m Maria WARNE (b 1860 Ely) 3rd qr 1883 {Ely 3b 1263]

Note: Arthur was a grocer, draper and carpenter in 1891 living at High Street, Hockwold cum Wilton and Maria was a dressmaker. Also living with the family was Emma ARNOLD servant b 1873 Wilton. In 1911 Arthur and Maria were at "Near Elm Tree, Feltwell"

Children of Arthur and Maria
38a......Reginald Arthur Cock b 2nd qr 1885 Feltwell [Thetford 4b 381] m Ellen C DAY 2nd qr 1925 [Guildford 2a 201]
Note: In 1901 Reginald was a chemist's apprentice living at 2 Bridge Street, Thetford and in 1911 he was a chemist's assistant living at 129 High Street, Guildford
38b......Jeanette Marguerite Cock b 3rd qr 1887 Feltwell [Thetford 4b 381]


A8 Agness CATMULL m Thomas MATTHEWS (b 1856 Whitechapel) 10 Feb 1878 All Saints, Haggerston

Children of Thomas and Agness
A11......William Matthews b 3rd qr 1880 Stoke Newington
A12......Ernest R Matthews b 9 Jul 1881 Ponders End d 10 Apr 1865
A13......Beatrice Maud Matthews b 2nd qr 1887 Hackney d 4th qr 1963 Islington
A14......Charles Henry Matthews b 1890 Hornsey



GENERATION 8

43 William Robert COCK m Annie Elizabeth KEMP (b 1875 d 1912)

Child of William Robert and Annie
43b...... Harry Cock dob unknown. Harry became Treasurer of Glamorgan County Council


44 Dora Lilian COCK m A12 Ernest Russel MATTHEWS (b 9 Jul 1881 Ponders End d 10 Apr 1965 Bridge district, Kent) 22 Apr 1905

Children of Ernest and Dora
47......Ernest Greenfield Matthews b 1916 d 9 Jun 2005 m (a) Eveline Mary IVES (b 1 Aug 1912 d 5 Nov 2000) 26 Dec 1937 and (b) a second wife, still living
48......Gertrude Ellen Matthews b 1906 m George LYON
49......Frederick Russell Matthews b 1908 d 13 Jun 2001



GENERATION 9


48 Gertrude Ellen MATTHEWS m George LYON (d 1957)

Children of George and Gertrude
50......a daughter, still alive
51......a daughter, still alive


49 Frederick Russell MATTHEWS m Hilda HUMPHREY (b 28 Jul 1915 d 31 Oct 2000) on 28 Jun 1940

Children of Frederick Russell and Hilda
52......a boy, still living, b 27 Nov 1943: married, with issue: a boy b 6 Jun 1981
53......a boy, still living, b 27 Apr 1945: married, with issue: a boy b 6 Dec 1977


Note: there are other descendants of Ernest and Dora MATTHEWS, but all still alive and are therefore not shown. If you are interested in following this through, please contact Suzan Matthews, QC.,to whom my grateful thanks for the information which enabled this page.

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