COCK, William - Extra Data

 

Leader of COCK's Party

 

Death Notices (Cape Archives) for William COCK and his wife Elizabeth TOY

 

William COCK born Penryn, Cornwall. Son of Thomas and Ann COCK

Elizabeth TOY born Penryn, Cornwall. Daughter of Thomas and Loveday Elizabeth TOY

 

Gravestone in Port Alfred gives William's date of birth as March 9 1793 and Elizabeth TOY's as October 25 1792

 

Cornwall On-Line Parish Clerk

 

Thomas COCK of this borough and Anne LOVEY of this borough were married by banns on 29 September 1791 in St.Mary's, Truro, Cornwall

Both made their mark

Witnesses: Thos PAYNTER and Betsey PAYNTER

 

William COCK, son of Thomas and Ann COCK, baptised 15 June 1794, aged 10 wks, in St.Gluvias, Penryn, Cornwall

Thomas COCK, son of Thomas and Ann COCK, baptised 30 April 1797, aged 4 wks, in St.Gluvias, Penryn, Cornwall

Elisabeth COCK, daughter of Thomas and Anne COCK, baptised 3May 1799 in St.Gluvias, Penryn, Cornwall

 

Thomas COCK, aged 45, buried 21 November 1801 in St.Gluvias, Penryn, Cornwall

 

William COCK, printer, married Betsy TOY on 25 October 1814 in St.Gluvias, Penryn, Cornwall

Witnesses; Elizabeth COLLIVER and Louisa FLEMING

 

William Frederick, son of William and Elizabeth COCK, Penryn, Printer, baptised 10 November 1815 in St.Gluvias, Penryn

John Anderson, son of William and Elizabeth COCK, Penryn, Papermaker, baptised 26 June 1818 in St.Gluvias, Penryn [transcribed as John Anderdon by On-line Parish Clerk]

 

Loveday Ann was born in London in 1819 and was baptised at the Cape in 1820.

 

According to a descendant, William's sister Elizabeth was born on 27 March 1798 and died on 12 June 1868 at Kowie West, Port Alfred. The Cornwall OPC lists her marriage to Richard NICHOLAS, leather cutter,  on 9 May 1817 in St.Gluvias, Penryn, Cornwall. The witnesses were Thomas COCK and Charlotte TUCKER.

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