COOK, Frederick Charles

1892 - 1973

Frederick Charles Cook, was born at Lowestoft on 17 July 1892, eldest son of Frederick William Cook, a cabinet maker, and his wife Elizabeth Sarah née Capps, who married at Lowestoft in 1889. In 1911, young Frederick was an 18 year old tailor & cutter, living at 23 Cambridge Road, Lowestoft with his parents, 44 year old Frederick and 43 year old Elizabeth, and siblings Cecil W. 16, Ernest N. 14 and Stanley 11. Frederick served in the Suffolk Regiment during the First World War and married at Lowestoft in 1915, Hilda Ruth Budds (13 April 1892-1975) and in 1939, they were living at 31 Beresford Road, Lowestoft with their children Frederick Cecil, a boat builder's joiner, and Ralph Kenneth (23 July 1920-1988), apprentice coach builder. Frederick exhibited at the art show held by the Lowestoft Art Group at St John's Church Hall, Lowestoft in December 1960, 'Cley Mill, Norfolk', 'Boats, Lake Lothing', 'Sailing Barge in Lake Lothing' and 'Sailing Barges off Lowestoft'. He died at 91 Beresford Road, Lowestoft on 8 December 1973.

Note: this F C Cook may be the son of Frederick Charles - Frederick Cecil Cook (17 July 1916-27 April 1976), who also died at 91 Beresford Road, Lowestoft.