John and Sarah Cocker

William Alfred Cocker

William was born on 19 August 1858 in Hadspen, Tasmania and  was christened on 9 Dec 1958 at the Patterson Street Church, Launceston (Primitive Methodist) by Rev B Harris.
At the time his father was recorded as  a shoemaker and the family were living at Hadspen. William died of dysentery, aged just seven months on 29 Mar 1859.