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c.1822 Born in Hathersage, son of Samuel and Sarah Crocker.
1841 Samuel Cocker 50, merchant, lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, with Sarah Cocker 50, Ann Cocker 40, Thomas Cocker 20, merchant's clerk, Elisabeth Cocker 15, Samuel Cocker 15, merchant's clerk, Henry Cocker 10, merchant's clerk, Marcy Cocker 10
1848 of Hunter's House, Ecclesall Bierlow, shared freehold with his brother Thomas Fildes
1849 Married Margaret Kirk in Ashton under Lyne
1851 Samuel Cocker 28, Merchant in steel and file works, lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, with Margaret Cocker 34
1861 Dissolution of the Partnership between Thomas Fildes Cocker and Samuel Cocker, both of Sheffield, Wire Drawers and Steel Manufacturers and Merchants, and Benjamin Thomas Bagshaw, late of Sheffield, Wire Drawer and Steel Manufacturer and Merchant, deceased on the 4th day of June last. Thomas Fildes Cocker and Samuel Cocker, continued the firm as partners.
1861 Samuel Cocker 38, General merchant, lived in Ormskirk, with Margaret Cocker 45, Sarah M Cocker 7
1867 Patent to Samuel Cocker, of Sheffield, Manufacturer, for the invention of "improvements in axles for carriages." — A communication to him from abroad by Frederick William Richter, of Harthan, near Chemnitz, in the Kingdom of Saxony.
1871 Samuel Cocker 48, Steel files wire etc manufacturer and general merchant, lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, with Margaret Cocker 55, Sarah M Cocker 17
1873 Patent to Charles Frederick Terry, of Sheffield, Accountant, and Samuel Cocker, of the same place, Steel Manufacturer, in respect of the invention of "improvements in apparatus for safely and expeditiously detaching ships' boats or any other suspended weights from blocks, cranes, or similar appliances, being also applicable for detaching locomotive engines, railway, or other carriages or trucks."
1881 General merchant, lived in Lambeth, with Margaret
1887 Margaret died in London
1891 Provision merchant, widower, lodging in St Giles North, London
1900 Died in Paddington