COOKE, Charles Allan

1878 - 1941

Born at Southsea, Hampshire on 18 November 1878, only child of James Allan Cooke, a royal navy engineer, and his wife Mary née Crockath. In 1891, a 12 year old living at 29 Auckland Road East, Portsea, Hampshire with his parents, 50 year old James, who was born at Semer Rectory, Suffolk, and 50 year old Mary and his sister-in-law, 32 year old Octavia Crockath, who were both born in Scotland. He studied at London School of Art under Philip de Lazlo. In 1911, they were living at 19 Oakwood Court, Kensington, London when Charles is decribed as a 32 year old artist. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1913-1915 and exhibited from 19 Oakwood Court in 1914 'The Puritan's Daughter' and also exhibited at he Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and the Royal Institute of Oil Painters. He married at Kensington, London in 1919, Frances Georgina Ramsden (25 June 1874-1970) and in 1939, an artist living at 4 Circus, Bath, Somerset. He died at Plymouth, Devon in 1941, aged 63.

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