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