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Katherine Locke (Cooke)

Also Known As: "Catherine Cook"
Birthplace: Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK
Death: Died in Surrey, UK
Cause of death: Childbed
Place of Burial: Merton, Surrey, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Cook and Joan Cook
Wife of Sir William Locke, Alderman of London
Mother of Rose Throckmorton; Henry Locke; Michael Lok, Merchant of London; Elizabeth Hill; John Locke the elder and 5 others

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About Katherine Locke

From "The Book of the Locke's" -

"Sir William Locke married four wives:

"2nd, Catharine daughter of William Cooke of Salisbury. She died in Childbed of her eleventh child (Sir William's twentieth) 14 October 1537, and was buried at Merton, in Surrey."

She was daughter of Sir Thomas Cooke, Knt., of Wiltshire. (Burke's Extinct Baronetcies, London, 2d ed., 1844 262-63.). The Book of the Locke's has her as the sister of Sir Thomas & daughter of Sir William.


  • Father  Sir Thomas Cook
  • Buried  14 Oct 1537  [7] 


  1. Sir William Lock b 1480


  •   1. Henry Lock,   d. 1571
  •   2. Michael Lock, of, St. Mary le Bow, London, Middlesex, England ,   bur. 1 Oct 1614, St. Mary le Bow, London, Middlesex, England
  •   3. Dorothy Lock,   d. Yes, date unknown
  •   4. Elizabeth Lock
  •   5. John Lock,   bur. 15 Oct 1537
  •   6. Anne Lock
  •   7. Catherine Lock,   d. Yes, date unknown
  •   8. Thomas Lock
  •   9. Rose Lock,   b. 26 Dec 1526,   d. Yes, date unknown
  •   10. John Lock
  •   11. Francis Lock
  •   12. Alice Lock
  •   13. Thomasin Lock


3 children missing (miscarriages? stillbirths? died young?)

Also query birth date - as a second wife, she may have been significantly younger than her husband.


  1. Book of the Lockes: A Genealogical and Historical Record of the Descendants of William Locke, of Woburn. With an Appendix Containing a History of the Lockes in England, Also of the Family of John Locke, of Hampton, N. H., and Kindred Families and Individuals (Google eBook) John Goodwin Locke. J. Munroe & Company, 1853 - 406 pages. Page 358


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Katherine Locke's Timeline

Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK
Age 34
London, London, , England
December 26, 1526
Age 37
London, Middlesex , England
Age 40
Age 42
London, Middlesex, England
August 3, 1535
Age 45
of London
October 14, 1537
Age 47
Surrey, UK
October 14, 1537
Age 47
Merton, Surrey, England
Age 47