William John Cook1

#9030, (June 1871-5 August 1946)
Father*John Cook1 b. 13 Apr 1837, d. 20 May 1913
Mother*Sarah Tompkins1 b. 17 Nov 1837, d. 17 Aug 1916
ChartsThe Cooks of Billington
The Hamps of Buckinghamshire
Birth*JUN 1871 William John Cook was born in JUN 1871 at Billington, Bedfordshire, EnglandG.1 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1881 He lived with John Cook and Sarah Tompkins at Lammas Close, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, EnglandG, together with Frederick George Cook, Sidney Cook, Sarah Cook and Samuel Cook.2 
(Witness) Emigration26 MAY 1883 William John Cook emigrated with John Cook and Sarah Tompkins on 26 MAY 1883 from Plymouth, Devon, EnglandG.3 
Marriage*1899 William John Cook married Agnes Elizabeth Pascoe in 1899 at Maryborough, Victoria, AustraliaG.4 
Milit-Beg*20 DEC 1915 William John Cook began military service on 20 DEC 1915 at Mackay, QLD, AustraliaG.5 
Milit-End*16 AUG 1917 He ended military service on 16 AUG 1917 at Brisbane, QLD, AustraliaG.5 
Death*5 AUG 1946 He died on 5 AUG 1946 at 9 William Street, Mackay, QLD, AustraliaG, aged 75.6,7 


Agnes Elizabeth Pascoe b. 1869, d. 16 Jun 1951
Marriage*1899 He married Agnes Elizabeth Pascoe in 1899 at Maryborough, VictoriaG.4 
Last Edited6 Aug 2021


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Leighton Buzzard, Beds, Apr-Jun 1871, vol 3b 395.
  2. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  3. [S61] Passengers, John Cook, age 43, 'Nagpore' to Brisbane, arr. 26 May 1883.
  4. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, marriage; Wm Jno Cook & Agnes Elizeth Pascoe, VIC, 1899 no 3587.
  5. [S38] Australian War Memorial .pdf copies of original typed records.
  6. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, death, William John Cook, father John , mother Sarah Tompkins, QLD no 003714, p 442, 1946.
  7. [S122] Newspaper records, Funeral Notice; Daily Mercury, (Mackay) 6 Aug 1946, p 2.
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