Category: Cocks Family

The history of the Cocks Family.

Ina, Grace & Carrie Patton escape with their lives from burning house in Upper Plenty, 12 June 1913

Ina, Grace & Carrie Patton escape with their lives from burning house in Upper Plenty, 12 June 1913

The things that you find out when you’re a genealogist. Ina Moorabbe Patton (nee Cocks), with her two youngest children, Ina Grace “Grace” (2 years) & Caroline Francis “Carrie” (6 months) were lucky to...

Cocks Family Online

Cocks Family Online

Admittedly I’ve got a bit of research to do on this family, but given that I didn’t know much about my G-Grandmother Ina Moorabee Cocks and I found a Knight in the family, I...

Twelve Months That Turned Into More Than Half A Century

Twelve Months That Turned Into More Than Half A Century

Douglas William Arthur Patton was born on the 25th May 1884 in Wallan.  His parents house “Shaldon Cottage” was just out from Wallan near the turn-off to Wandong & Whittlesea.  Son of Charles Douglas...

Sir Arthur Alfred Clement Cocks (Politician)

Sir Arthur Alfred Clement Cocks (Politician)

Ina Patton (nee Cocks) (1888 – 1938) married Douglas William Arthur Patton (1884 – 1969) in Heathcote in 1908. Ina’s  Great Grandfather, Robinson Cocks, was the uncle to Sir Arthur Alfred Clement Cocks. This...

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