Amos Cocksedge

(23 December 1845 - before 15 March 1846)
     Amos Cocksedge was born on 23 December 1845 in Hessett, Suffolk. He was the son of William Cocksedge and Maria Wallaker. Amos Cocksedge was christened on 9 March 1846 in Hessett.
     Amos died before 15 March 1846 in Hessett, Suffolk. He was buried on 15 March 1846 in Hessett.

Joshua Cocksedge

(March 1847 - 11 January 1881)
     Joshua Cocksedge's birth was registered in the quarter ending in March 1847 in Hessett, Stow RD, Suffolk. He was the son of William Cocksedge and Maria Wallaker. Joshua Cocksedge was christened on 15 October 1848 in Hessett. Isaac, Robert, George, Anne, Martha, Frederick, Amelia, Emma, Joshua and Charlotte were listed as the children of William Cocksedge in the 1851 census in Hessett, Suffolk. Emma, Joshua and Charlotte were listed as the children of William Cocksedge in the 1861 census in the Street, Hessett.
     Joshua Cocksedge arrived per "Chatsworth" on 13 January 1864 at Victoria, Australia. Probably the 'John' who immigrated aged 15 on "Chatsworth" in 1864 with James & Eliza Bullett - 17 years in Vic at his death & no Joshuas recorded in shipping lists.
     Joshua Cocksedge married Eliza Hannah Vaux on 19 July 1870 in Yarram, Victoria, Australia. At their marriage he was a labourer of Won Wron aged 21. Eliza was the daughter of Charles Vaux & Alice Claridge, sawyer of Yarram, aged 17.. Joshua was a farmer in Yarram, Victoria, in 1875. In a letter to the Lands Dept on 27 June 1875 he states" in respect to my improvements,I have resided upon it ever since I received my occupation licence. I have a weatherboard cottage & garden, 63 chains of post & rail
fence. It is all enclosed, used for grazing purposes.
     Joshua died on 11 January 1881 in Boodyarn, Yarram, Victoria, aged 33. Joshua Cocksedge, farmer, 33 years, son of William, labourer & Maria, formerly Wallaker; informant Charles Vaux, father-in-law of Won Wron. Born Bury St Edmunds, 17 years in Victoria. Married at Yarram aged 22. Issue: Alice Maria 9, Albert 7, William Charles 5, Edith 3, Frederick Ernest 1. See also Coulthard book. His wife Eliza Hannah subsequently married James Emerson Coulthard. At his wife's death he was named as Frederick and her age at marriage 19, her father's name was William! Vic probate index gives death date as 11 Jan 1880 admon to Eliza J Coulthard. He was buried on 13 January 1881 in Church of England section, Yarram.
     His will was proved on 16 April 1885 at Victoria.

Children of Joshua Cocksedge and Eliza Hannah Vaux

Charlotte Cocksedge

(17 June 1850 - 1923)
     Charlotte Cocksedge was christened on 17 June 1850 in Hessett, Suffolk. Privately baptised, admitted into the church 7 July 1850. She was the daughter of William Cocksedge and Maria Wallaker. Isaac, Robert, George, Anne, Martha, Frederick, Amelia, Emma, Joshua and Charlotte were listed as the children of William Cocksedge in the 1851 census in Hessett, Suffolk. Emma, Joshua and Charlotte were listed as the children of William Cocksedge in the 1861 census in the Street, Hessett.
     Charlotte Cocksedge and Emma Cocksedge were mentioned on 10 January 1867.
     Charlotte immigrated with the family to Victoria, Australia, in February 1869 per "Corona".
     Charlotte Cocksedge married John Charles Rashleigh Devonshire, son of Charles Devonshire and Elizabeth Rashleigh, in 1872 in Victoria.
     Charlotte died in 1923 in Yarram, Victoria.

Children of Charlotte Cocksedge and John Charles Rashleigh Devonshire