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George Edward Adams Cokayne

George Edward Adams Cokayne

Male 1825 - 1911  (86 years)

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  • Name George Edward Adams Cokayne 
    Born 29 Apr 1825  Bloomsbury, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    64 Russell Square 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 16 Jan 1850  Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Law student 
    Education 1852  Oxford, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    MA 
    Name Change 15 Aug 1873 
    Assumed surname Cokayne 
    Occupation 1894 
    Clarenceux King of Arms 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Wandsworth, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marital Status: Widowed; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Died 6 Aug 1911  Exeter House, Roehampton, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 9 Aug 1911  Cemetery, Putney Vale, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1629  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2018 

    Father William Adams, LLD,   b. 13 Jan 1772, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1851, Thorpe, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Mary Anne Cokayne,   b. 11 Dec 1781, Rushton Hall, Rushton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1873, Thorpe, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 6 Apr 1811  St Marylebone Parish Church, Marylebone Road, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F408  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Dorothea Gibbs,   b. 4 May 1833, Bedford Sq, Bloomsbury, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1906, Exeter House, Roehampton, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1856  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Blanche Dorothea Adams Cokayne,   b. 27 Jun 1858, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1883, Charterhouse, Godalming, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     2. Caroline Louisa Adams Cokayne,   b. 20 Jul 1859, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1929, Putney Heath, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. Borlase Warren Cockayne Cokayne,   b. 3 Aug 1860, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1875, Brighton, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
     4. Mary Beatrice Georgiana Adams,   b. 11 Dec 1861, 92 Inverness Terrace, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1862, 92 Inverness Terrace, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Brien Ibrican Cokayne, Baron Cullen of Ashbourne,   b. 12 Jul 1864, 92 Inverness Terrace, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1932, Wandsworth, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     6. Morton Willoughby Cockayne Cokayne,   b. 11 Oct 1866, 92 Inverness Terrace, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1894, Exeter House, Roehampton, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
    +7. Francis Stewart Cokayne,   b. 7 Aug 1871, Ashbourne House, Putney, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1945, Hatfield, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     8. Sylvia Beatrice Cokayne,   b. 18 May 1893, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1949, Wandsworth, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F751  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From 1873 he was Cokayne, Clarenceux King of Arms, 4th son of William Adams and brother of Louisa Anne, Lady Aldenham. Baptised 20 June 1825 at St. George's Bloomsbury. Educated privately. Matric. Oxford (Exeter College) 6 June 1844; BA 1848, MA 1852.

      Barrister (Lincoln's Inn) 1853. Entered The College of Arms, 1859; Rouge Dragon Pursuivant, 1859-69; Lancaster Herald, 1870; Norroy King of Arms, 1882; Clarenceux King of Arms, 1894-1911. Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, 1866-1911. By Royal Licence, 1873, took the name Cokayne in lieu of Adams under the testamentary direction of his mother, Louisa Anne Adams of Thorpe.

      Member of Nobody's Friends, 1850-84 (secretary 1869-84, hon-member 1884-1911).

      Author of The Complete Peerage (8 vols., pub. 1887-98)—see VII, n22; The Complete Baronetage, 1611-1800 (5 vols. published 1900-06) and of other Genealogical Works; also Lord Mayors and Sheriffs of London, 1601-25, published 1897, and Memoirs of the Members of Nobody's Friends 1st vol. privilege printed 1885, reprinted 1920; 2nd vol. 1902. Residences—sometime, up to 1868-92 Inverness Terrace, Paddington (number since changed); Ashbourne House, Putney, 1868-85; Exeter House, Roehampton, 1885-1911. For his "royal descent" see entry for his mother Louisa Anne Adams; (for his wife's see also entry for George Abraham Gibbs and the Right Hon. Sir Vicary Gibbs). His life is in Dictionary National Biography (vol. I of 2nd supplement).

      Buried 9 August 1911 at Putney Vale Cemetery. Will proved 1 September 1911.

      Portraits: pastel by Edward Havel (1887?); min. in Herald's (Norroy) uniform, 1890, both last in possession of his son Francis.

      Oil 3/4, seated, by C. Kay Robertson (1901); crayon head by E. U. Eddis (1859); water-colour, small, by "Mr. Foster" (c. 1836); oil, ? reproduced from the last; all four last in possession of his son Lord Cullen.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Address:
    64 Russell Square - 29 Apr 1825 - Bloomsbury, London
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Law student - 16 Jan 1850 - Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - MA - 1852 - Oxford, Oxfordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Dec 1856 - Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Widowed; Relation to Head of House: Head - 2 Apr 1911 - Wandsworth, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Aug 1911 - Exeter House, Roehampton, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 9 Aug 1911 - Cemetery, Putney Vale, Surrey Link to Google Earth
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    Documents
    Gibbs Genealogy Forest by George Edward Cokayne 1906
    Gibbs Genealogy Forest by George Edward Cokayne 1906
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    1881 England Census - Mary Dorothea Gibbs.jpeg
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