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Howard Miall Cockerell, ca 1847-??

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1847 ca
Place of Birth: Peckham
Date of Death:
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Identity:

Howard Miall Cockerell was a merchant. In March 1875 he married Maria [or Mary] Humphrey at St James, Westminster. They had a daughter Elphida May (b. ca 1876).

Life:

The London address of Mr and Mrs Howard Cockerell in 1881 and 1882 was 11 Ovington Square, but by 1884 they appear to have moved to 1 Cromwell Gardens. They were among those invited to JW's studio and home in London in the late 1870s and 1880s [#11218, #11211]. In 1887 they were invited by JW to attend the private view of the 1887-8 winter exhbition of the Royal Society of British Artists, a society of which JW was President from 1886 to 1888 [#13403].

Bibliography:

UK census 1881, from http://www.familysearch.org (accessed 2004); The Chelsea Pimlico and Belgravia Directory, London, 1881; The Kensington Post Office Directory, London, 1882; The Kensington Post Office Directory, London, 1884.