COOKE, Charles Allan

1878 - 1941

Charles Allan Cooke was born at Southsea, Hampshire on 18 November 1878, only child of James Allan Cooke (1840-23 September 1913), a royal navy engineer, and his wife Mary Crockatt, daughter of William Crockatt, who married at Ford Cottage, Greenock, Scotland on 8 June 1877. In 1891, Charles was 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 Crockatt, who were both born in Scotland. Charles was educated at Bradfield College and at Liverpool University and studied at the Royal College 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 Colours 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. Charles Allan Cooke died at Plymouth, Devon in 1941, aged 63. He signed his works 'Charles A. Cooke' printed letters.

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