Charles Robert Arthur Cocker

Charles Robert Arthur Cocker was born on 27 Jul 1866 in Black Hills, Osmaston, Tasmania, was christened on 19 Nov 1866 in Black Hills, Osmaston, Tasmania, died on 9 Dec 1924 in the New Norfolk Mental Hospital at age 58, and was buried on 13 Dec 1924 in North Circle Public Cemetery, New Norfolk.  

Charles Robert Arthur Cocker
Photo courtesy of Glenyce Surtees

Charles suffered from epilepsy and records show that he was admitted to the New Norfolk Mental Hospital on November 18, 1910 as follows:

Name: Charles Cocker

Age: c. 40 years.

Marital status: single

Condition in Life: invalid

Abode: Barrington

Admitted by the authority of WJ Wells, Jas. Marshall

Illness: Dementia

Condition: feeble