Henry Cootes1

M, b. 25 February 1882, d. 30 October 1914

FatherHenry John Coots1 b. 21 Mar 1856, d. bt Apr 1913 - Jun 1913
MotherSarah Ann Simpson1 b. c 1850
Henry Cootes|b. 25 Feb 1882\nd. 30 Oct 1914|p31.htm|Henry John Coots|b. 21 Mar 1856\nd. bt Apr 1913 - Jun 1913|p16.htm|Sarah Ann Simpson|b. c 1850|p24.htm|George Coots|b. 1826\nd. 24 Aug 1868|p27.htm|Mary A. Eyles|b. 1829\nd. bt Jul 1895 - Sep 1895|p28.htm|Joseph Simpson|b. bt 1805 - 1807\nd. 7 Jul 1861|p25.htm|Jane Robertson|b. bt 1807 - 1813\nd. 4 Mar 1873|p26.htm|

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Birth*25 February 1882, 39 Springfield Road, Glasgow, Bridgeton, Borough of Glasgow, Scotland, time on certificate 2.00 am1
Birth Reg13 March 1882, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland, Sarah Ann gave her mark X., Witness=Sarah Ann Simpson1 
Census 1891*5 April 1891, 231 Liverpool Street, Salford, Lancashire, England, age given as 10 and a scholar.2
Name Variation5 April 1891, Harry, it looks as though Henry had his name changed to Harry to differentiate him from Fanny's son also called Henry.2 
Census 1901*31 March 1901, 1 Bank Place, Salford, Borough of Salford, England, age given as 193
Occupation*31 March 1901, joiners apprentice3 
Marriage*between January 1904 and March 1904, Salford4 
Burial*1914, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, no actual burial just listed on panel 5 of the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial.5
Death*30 October 1914, France and Flanders, killed in action. Presumed dead unkown. Age given as 28 on documentation. Henry can be found listed on panel 5 of the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial.6,7,8
Milit-End*30 October 1914, a Private in the 6th Dragoons (Inniskilling), Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line (including Yeomanry and Imperial Camel Corps). Enlisted Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Rank number 5836. Reference for Menin Gate Memorial is Panel 5.6,9


  1. [S32] Original birth certificate of Henry Cootes, 25 February 1882 "GRO Reference - Statutory Births 644/010344."
  2. [S181] Census 5 April 1891 for 231 Liverpool Street, Salford, Lancashire (online image) "PRO Reference - RG12; Piece: 3221; Folio 101; Page 12; GSU roll: 6098331."
  3. [S87] Census 31 March 1901 for 1 Bank Place, Salford (online image) "PRO Reference - RG 13/3728."
  4. [S34] Website Free BMD (http://www.freebmd.org.uk) "GRO Reference - Marriages March Quarter 1904, Salford, 8d 160."
  5. [S171] Website CWGC (http://www.cwgc.org) "The "Debt of Honour Register" is the Commission's database listing the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars and the 23,000 cemeteries, memorials and other locations worldwide where they are commemorated. The register can also be searched for details of the 67,000 Commonwealth civilians who died as a result of enemy action in the Second World War."
  6. [S49] General Register Office Scotland Indexes "GRO Reference - Statutory Deaths 130/A 0057."
  7. [S36] Website Find My Past (http://www.findmypast.co.uk) "Soldier details for WW1 from Find My Past."
  8. [S66] Website Ancestry.co.uk (http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Ancestry.com. Ireland, Casualties of World War I, 1914-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2009. Original data: The Committee of the Irish National War Memorial, comp. Ireland’s Memorial Records 1914-1918. 8 volumes. Dublin: Maunsel and Roberts, 1923."
  9. [S66] Website Ancestry.co.uk (http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Ancestry.com. British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: Army Medal Office. WWI Medal Index Cards. In the care of The Western Front Association website."
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