Mining equipment law suit fails

In 1890, Henry Aldridge faced a Rockhampton Small Debts Court to answer questions over mining equipment that had not been paid for. The proceedings...

Westwood family blacksmiths

Hertfordshire village with Australian connection In 1883, first cousins Henry Aldridge and James Westwood set up a carrying business in...

Coker baptisms Tower Hamlets

Following is a list of Coker baptisms in the borough of Tower Hamlets, London (1813 to 1906). Name:      Daniel  Coker Baptism:     9 May 1813...

Charles Cyril Coker (1918-2004)

Charles Cyril Coker (1918-2004) married Lil Sleaford. His older sister, Edna,  married Lil's brother John, while his eldest brother, Fred, was...

Arthur Roy Coker (1913-2004)

Arthur Roy Coker (1913-2004) married Eileen Radloff and they had six children. He was known as Roy. Roy worked at the Rockhampton Base Hospital.

Edna May Coker (1908-2000)

Edna May Coker (1908-2000) married John Sleaford and they had six children. Edna's eldest brother, Fred, married John's sister, Rovena, while her...

Walter Frederick Coker (1900-1981)

Walter Frederick Coker (1900-1981) married Rovena Sleaford. He was known as Fred. His younger sister, Edna, married Rovena's brother John, while his...

Harry and Emma Coker of Kabra

While Harry Coker was Alex Dobbs’ natural father, he had no part to play in his upbringing. Nevertheless, he was an interesting man who worked in...

William Coker died 1852

This is the last Will and Testament of me William Coker of No 12 Bromley Street Commercial Road End in the Parish of Ratcliffe in the County of...

William Coker died 1851

This is the last will and testament of me William Coker of Henry Street, York Square East Stepney in the County of Middlesex but carrying on...

Archibald Lawson Coker

Archibald Lawson Coker (born 22 Nov 1881 Queensland, Aust, died 26 Sep 1953 Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia)  married  Ivy Maud Rule (born 1889,...

Herbert Leslie Coker

Herbert Leslie Coker (born 7 Jul 1880  Queensland, Australia, died 26 Jul 1946 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) married a widow, Margaret...

Albert Napier Coker

Albert Coker. Albert Napier Coker (born 21 May 1878 Queensland, Australia, died 3 Jun 1940    Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)  married Anne...

James Martin Coker

James Martin Coker (born 20 Sep 1872 Rockhampton, Qld, Australia, died 14 Jan 1907 Townsville General Hospital, Qld, Australia) married Eliza Mary...

Harry Coker divorce

This is a transcription of the divorce proceedings between Henry Coker and his first wife, Frances.Page 1In the Supreme Court of Queensland...

Harry Coker

Harry Coker (born 1 Sep 1868 Limehouse, London, Middlesex, England, died 16 Oct 1924 Rockhampton, Qld, Australia. Note baptised as Harry but...

Arthur Coker

Arthur Coker (born 12 Jul 1867 London, England, UK, died 24 Feb 1945 Rockhampton Queensland, Aust) married Mary Trattles (born 1 Nov 1857,...

Leonard William Thomas Coker

Leonard William Thomas Coker (born 3 Dec 1865 St Dunstan's, Stepney, London, England, died  22 Jun 1918 Rockhampton, Qld, Australia) married Sarah...

Ada Mary Anne Coker

Ada Goleby, nee Coker. Ada Mary Anne Coker (born 6 Mar 1864 at 44 Nicholas Street, Mile End, Stepney, London, England, died 18 Jan 1926 Wynstoy Ave,...

Cokers of London

  The Coker family of Stepney, London, had a close connection to the maritime industry in the 18th and 19th centuries.While my interest is with...

Jane Elizabeth Coker

Jane Elizabeth Coker (born 13 Mar 1859 at 5 Salman Cottages, Ratcliff, Stepney, London, England, July 1948, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia) married...

James Coker and Emily Lee

James Coker and Emily Lee By Warren Nunn Teenagers James Thomas Coker and Emily Lee married at Barking, near London, England in 1858 and arrived in...

Cyril Coker obituary

IN 1918, a mother took her deathly sick newborn son home from Rockhampton Women’s Hospital after medical staff announced, “You’ll be taking him home...

Ode to Grandad

Written by Cyril Coker’s granddaughter Bettrys Wellings.Ode to GrandadWhat a great man at the age of 85To achieve such great things and still be...