Cockram, Emily


Collection date: Jan 1904

Area: Devon

Emily Cockram at Meshaw, North Devon (1861-1936): age 42, 2 songs 9 Jan 1904: In 1901 census Emily, aged 39, was living with her husband John Cockram, a thatcher, and her 3 children not far from Meshaw rectory (RG13/2139 f69 p2). She was born Emily Adlam c1861 in Beaulieu in Hampshire and in the 1881 census she was a housemaid for the curate of Lymington. Sharp noted that Emily said that she had learned ‘The Gallant Hussar’ song (FT92) at ‘Bewlay’ (sic). She married in Jly qr 1886 (S Molton 5b 751). She died Apr qr 1936 (S Molton 5b 511).

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