George Cocksedge

(circa 1872 - )
     George Cocksedge was born circa 1872 in Rougham, Suffolk. He was the son of George Cocksedge and Emily Goodwill? William, Henry, John, Frederick, George, Albert, Bertie and James were listed as the children of George Cocksedge in the 1881 census in High Rougham.

Albert Cocksedge

(before March 1874 - before 30 March 1893)
     Albert Cocksedge was born before March 1874 in Rougham, Suffolk. He was the son of George Cocksedge and Emily Goodwill? William, Henry, John, Frederick, George, Albert, Bertie and James were listed as the children of George Cocksedge in the 1881 census in High Rougham.
     Albert died before 30 March 1893 in Rougham, Suffolk. He was buried on 30 March 1893 in Rougham.

Thomas Dufour Halahan OBE

(27 October 1866 - 3 October 1929)
     Thomas Dufour Halahan OBE was born on 27 October 1866 The Navy records give his birthdate as the 7th in Berehaven, Castletown RD, Cork. He was the son of Dean John Halahan and Harriette Sargent.
     Thomas matriculated at Trinity College, Dublin, on 10 October 1884. BA 1889, Bao, BCh, MB 1890. FRCS Edin 1904. He was listed in a directory dated 1891 at the Rectory, Berehaven, Cork. Thomas was a Surgeon Commander in the Royal Navy. In charge Yokohama Hospital, Japan from 1908-1915. Fleet Surgeon from 1915. Retired 6 Nov 1920. He was listed in the Medical direcrtory between 1895 & 1930 (crossed out in 1931) as Royal Navy, Enrolled 14 Nov 1893.
     Thomas Dufour Halahan OBE married Ethel Louisa Preston on 8 November 1902. Thomas Dafour HALAHAN, aged 36 years, bachelor, Surgeon, HMS Pioneer, the son of John Halahan, Clergyman, married 8th November 1902 to, Ethel Louisa PRESTON, aged 28 years, spinster, the daughter of Arthur Preston. Thomas Dufour Halahan OBE was awarded an OBE on 22 August 1918.
     Thomas died ||Surgeon Thomas Dufour Halahan. The death took place last week at Newcastle-on-Tyne of Surgeon Thomas Dufour Halahan, formerly of the Royal Navy. The eldest son of the late Rev John Halahan, Rector of Berehaven, and Dean of Ross, Surgeon Halahan took the Degrees of Bachilor in Medicine and Bachelor in Surgery at Dublin University in 1890, and in 1904 became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. He entered the Royal Navy in 1893 and was in charge of the Yolohama Hospital from 1908 to 1912 when he qualified as a Japanese interpreter. After serving for some years as a senior medical officer, he was appointed a Fleet Surgeon in 1909. In te Second Battle Squadron he served on the General Staff of Earl Jellicoe when the latter was Vice Admiral on 3 October 1929 in Durham, aged 62.
     His will was proved on 14 November 1929 at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. Probate of the estate of Thomas Dufour Halahan of Ashley East Boldon, co. Durham, was granted to Ethel Louisa Halahan, widow and their daughter Dorothy. Effects £3924/12/7.
     The London gazette 18 July 1930 published a notice to creditors, etc. having claims against the estate of Thomas Dufour Halahan, late of Ashleigh, East Boldon in the county of Durham, who died 3 Oct 1929 ... probate granted 14 Nov 1929 to Ethel Louisa Halahan (widow) and Dorothy Dufour Halahan (spinster), both of Ashleigh ....

Children of Thomas Dufour Halahan OBE and Ethel Louisa Preston