COOK, Frederick Charles

1892 - 1973

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 in 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 (17 July 1916-1976), 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 Norwich in 1973.

Note: this F C Cook may be the son Frederick Cecil Cook.