Born: 1821, Pendlebury (near Manchester), Lancashire, England.
Died: November 23, 1894, Paddington, London, England.
Pseudonym: 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 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.
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