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Duncan Cook

M, #1305, b. circa 1839, d. 16 November 1900
  • Birth*: Duncan Cook was born circa 1839.
  • He was the son of Neil Cook and Jean McKinnon.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Duncan Cook married Jane Conway, daughter of John Conway and Jane Waugh, on 30 December 1864 at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1864 marraiges in the parish of Monkton in the county of Ayr, ref 14 1864 on the Thirtieth day of December at Monkton after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed Duncan Cook iron moulder bachelor, 25, Newton, parenst Neil Cook carteer (dec) and Jane Cook ms McKinnon; signed Jane Conway domestic servant spinster, 29, Ayr, parents John Conway mason's labourer and Jane Conway ms Waugh; signed Andrew Hunter Cowan minister, signed Robert Wright witness Martha Conway witness; registered 1864 Dec 30th at Monkton James M Cowan registrar.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: Duncan Cook died on 16 November 1900 at 19 Friars Croft, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, 1900 deaths in the district of Irvine in the county of Ayr, ref 261; Duncan Cook iron moulder married to Jane Conway; 1900 BNovember sixteenth 19 Friars Croft parish of Dundonlad; male aged 62 years; parents Neil Cook carting contractor (dec) and Jane Cook ms McKinnon (dec); cause apoplexy 5 hours as cert by James Thomas MD; signed Agnes Cook daughter present; registered 1900 November 17th at Irvine James Gilmour registrar.2
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Jane Conway died on 3 September 1905 at 13 Goshen Terrace, off McCall's Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1905 deaths in the district of Ayr in the county of Ayr, ref 423; Jane Cook widow of Duncan Cook iron moulder; 1905 September Third 3h 10m pm 13 Goshen Terrace off McCAlls Avenue Ayr; female aged 60 years; parenst John Conway grocer (dec) and Jane Conway ms Waugh (dec); cancer of stomach cardiac failure as cert by F McKenna MBChB; signed Afnes Richmond daughter present; regsitered 1905 September 4th at Ayr D Macdonald asst Registrar initialled WA.3

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Duncan Cook was listed along with Neil Cook in the 1841 census at Weaver Street, Newton upon Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland. Neil Cook, 35, carter, b Scotland; Duncan Cook, 2, Ayrshire.4
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of Neil Cook and Jean McKinnon in the 1851 census at Peebles Street, Newton, Ayrshire, Scotland. Duncan Cook, son, 12, scholar, Newton; Neil Cook, head, 48, carter, Arran Buteshire; Jane Cook, wife, 40, Arran Buteshire.5
Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of Jean McKinnon in the 1861 census at New Road, Newton upon Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland. Duncan Cook, son, 22, iron moulder, Newton; Jean Cook, head, 51, Kilmory, Arran.6
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jane Conway in the 1871 census at Wevere La Tuckhead [??], Newton upon Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland. Dundan Cook, head, 31, iron moulder, Newton on Ayr; Jane, wife, 32, Monkton; also in the household were Jane Cook, Martha Ann Cook and Agnes Cook.7
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jane Conway in the 1881 census at 22 Adam Square, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland. Duncan Cook, head, 42, iron moulder unemployed, Ayr; Jane, wife, 41, Monkton; also in the household were Jane Cook, Agnes Cook, Archibald Cook, Margaret Smith Cook and Jean McKinnon.8
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jane Conway in the 1891 census at 33 Friars Croft, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland. Duncan Cook, head, 54, iron moulder, Ayr; Jane, wife, 50, Monkton; also in the household were Archibald Cook, Jane Cook and Margaret Smith Cook.9
Last Edited: 3 Oct 2011

Parents:

Father*: Neil Cook b. c 1803, d. c 1855
Mother*: Jean McKinnon b. c 1810, d. a 3 Apr 1881

Family:

Jane Conway b. 1833, d. 3 Sep 1905
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Duncan Cook married Jane Conway, daughter of John Conway and Jane Waugh, on 30 December 1864 at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1864 marraiges in the parish of Monkton in the county of Ayr, ref 14 1864 on the Thirtieth day of December at Monkton after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed Duncan Cook iron moulder bachelor, 25, Newton, parenst Neil Cook carteer (dec) and Jane Cook ms McKinnon; signed Jane Conway domestic servant spinster, 29, Ayr, parents John Conway mason's labourer and Jane Conway ms Waugh; signed Andrew Hunter Cowan minister, signed Robert Wright witness Martha Conway witness; registered 1864 Dec 30th at Monkton James M Cowan registrar.1

Children:

Jane Cook b. 27 Aug 1866
Martha Ann Cook b. 27 Jul 1868
Agnes Cook b. 22 May 1870
Archibald Cook b. 17 Feb 1872
Margaret Smith Cook b. 22 Sep 1874

Citations

  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriages 1864 Monkton 606/00 0014.
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROC statutory death; image held [Jul 2004].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory death; image held [Jul 2004].
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Newton On Ayr; ED: 6; Page: 20; Line: 1150; Roll: ; Year: 1841. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1841 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: 1841 Scotland Census. Edinburgh, Scotland: General Register Office for Scotland. Reels 1-151. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Aug 2011]
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Newton On Ayr; ED: 6; Page: 17; Line: 42; Roll: 1220; Year: 1851. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1851 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1851 Scotland Census. Reels 1-217. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Aug 2011]
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Newton On Ayr; ED: 23; Page: 19; Line: 6; Roll: CSSCT1861_82; Year: 1861. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1861 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1861 Scotland Census. Reels 1-150. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Aug 2011]
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Newton On Ayr; ED: 5; Page: 8; Line: 14; Roll: CSSCT1871_106; Year: 1871. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1871 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1871 Scotland Census. Reels 1-191. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Aug 2011]
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Irvine; ED: 6; Page: 17; Line: 24; Roll: cssct1881_187; Year: 1881. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1881 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1881 Scotland Census. Reels 1-338. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Aug 2011]
  9. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Irvine; ED: 9; Page: 26; Line: 21; Roll: CSSCT1891_205; Year: 1891. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1891 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. Reels 1-409. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Aug 2011]