1821–1894

1821, Pen­dle­bu­ry (near Man­ches­ter), Lan­ca­shire, Eng­land.

No­vem­ber 23, 1894, Padd­ing­ton, Lon­don, Eng­land.

A.C.C. (A Can­on of Ches­ter)

Cooke was ed­u­cat­ed at Trin­i­ty Hall, Cam­bridge (BA 1843, MA 1847). Or­dained a dea­con in 1844, and priest in 1845, by Bish­op Blom­field of Lon­don, he served as as­sis­tant cur­ate at Hill­ing­don (near Ux­bridge) and My­holt and Bran­tham in Suf­folk; In­cum­bent at St. John’s Char­lotte Street, Lon­don (1848); Vi­car of St. Ste­phen’s, She­pherd’s Bush (1850); and Vi­car of Gaze­ley, Suf­folk (1856). He was also a Se­lect Preach­er to the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Cam­bridge (1850); Ex­am­in­ing Chap­lain to Bish­op Gra­ham of Ches­ter (1849–57); and Hon­or­a­ry Can­on of Ches­ter (1854). In 1868, he was elect­ed a Fel­low of the So­ci­e­ty of An­ti­quar­ies of Lon­don. His works inc­lude:

  1. In Ex­ile Here We Wan­der
  2. In His Tem­ple Now Be­hold Him
  3. O Thou Who in the Pains of Death
  1. Morn’s Ro­se­ate Hues Have Decked the Sky