COOK, Emily Kenshole

1877 - 1942

As Emily Kenshole Hosegood, she was born at Wellington, Somerset on 16 February 1877, daughter of farmer Andrew Adams Hosegood (1841-1927) and his wife Mary Anne née Lake (1847-1906), who married at Newton Abbot, Devon in 1865. In 1881 a 4 year old living at Higher Nowers, Wellington with her parents, 38 year old Andrew A., a farmer of 250 acres, 33 year old Mary A., and her sibling brother Andrew J. 14, born Sandford, Devon. As Emily Renshole Hosgood[sic], she married at Taunton, Devon in 1901, George Cooke[sic] and in 1911 a 33 year old wife to George Cook, the district road surveyor for Woodbridge RDC, and was born at Brompton Regis, Somerset, living at Breech House, Grundisburgh, Woodbridge, Suffolk with his wife Emily Kenshole Cook and their their four children, Leslie George 8, Reginald Hosegood 7, Mary Joyce 4 and Dennis Babb 1, all born at Grundishurgh. As Mrs E. K. Cook, she exhibited at the Ipswich Fine Art Club from River Dale, Ipswich Road, Woodbridge in 1927 two oil paintings 'Wallflowers' and 'Crocuses' and in 1933 two oils 'Primroses' and 'Anenomes' and in 1937 from Heathercot, 21 Severn Road, Ipswich two oils 'Rhododendrons' and 'From Butley Wood' and was a regular exhibitor. She died at Ipswich in 1942.