COOKE, Charles Allan

1878 - 1941

Charles Allan Cooke, was 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. Charles was educated at Bradfield College and at Liverpool University and studied at the London School of Art under Philip de Laszlo (1869-1937). In 1911, Charles was a 32 year old artist, living at 19 Oakwood Court, Kensington, London with his parents. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1913-1915, and exhibited from 19 Oakwood Court in 1914 'The Puritan's Daughter', he also exhibited at the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour and the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and elsewhere. He married at Kensington, London in 1919, Frances Georgina Ramsden (25 June 1874-2 November 1970) and in 1939, an artist living at 4 Circus, Bath, Somerset. He died at Plymouth, Devon in 1941, aged 63. He signed his works 'Charles A. Cooke' printed letters.

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