Richard James Hancox

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Richard James Hancox
(23 August 1873 – 16 May 1956)
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1933 passport photo
Birth: 23 August 1873
Death: 16 May 1956
Parents: Harry Hancox
    1836–1885
Maria Mary Hancox (née Merrett)
    1845 – 22 October 1908
Siblings: Harry Merrett Hancox
    15 April 1868 – ?
Charles Edward Hancox
    15 February 1872 – ?
Frank Heeley Hancox
    1869 – ?
Richard James Hancox
    23 August 1873 – 16 May 1956
Partners: Marian Gilmour Hancox (née Croskery)
    8 December 1879 – 8 December 1970
Children: Joan Nyria Denton-Barker (née Hancox)
    23 February 1918 – 2004-09-15
Eric Geoffrey West Hancox
    1911 – 10 August 1937


37 y.o. and working as a bankers' clerk in 1911.[1] Born at Cabbage Hall, Liverpool.[1]

Richard James Hancox was born on 23 Aug 1873, at 6 Suburban Road, West Derby, Lancashire \cite{RJHancoxBirth} and was baptised on 14 September 1873 at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Walton-on-the-Hill \cite{RJHancoxBaptism}. His parents were \bioref{Harry_Hancox} and \bioref{Maria_Mary_Merrett}. He had three brothers: \bioref{Harry_Merrett_Hancox}, \bioref{Frank_Heeley_Hancox} and \bioref{Charles_Edward_Hancox}.

On 3 April 1881 the family were living at 30 Edge Lane, Liverpool, Lancashire, \cite{RJHancoxResidence1} and were still there in April 1891 \cite{RJHancoxResidence2} and in 1901; by that time he was working as a bankers clerk.\cite{RJHancoxOccupation}

He was best man\cite{PeterKarpinski_2016-04-04} at his brother Charles' (p.~\pageref{Charles_Edward_Hancox}) wedding in 1905 in Liscard, Cheshire \cite{CEHancoxMarriage} where there was also a Miss Croskery amongst the guests.\cite{PeterKarpinski_2016-04-04}

He married \bioref{Marian_Gilmour_Croskery} on 21 Oct 1908 at St. Peters Church, Rock Ferry, Birkenhead, Cheshire.\cite{RJHancoxMarriage} They lived at 8 Thorburn Road, New Ferry, Birkenhead, Cheshire in 1911 \cite{RJHancoxResidence3}.

He became a bank manager and then a bank inspector. After retiring, they moved to `Morant', Herbert Road, New Milton, Hampshire.\cite{RJHancoxResidence4}

He died on 16 May 1956 in New Milton, \idx{Hampshire} and the Probate notice read: ``Probate: Hancox Richard James of Morant, Herbert Road, New Milton, Hampshire died 16 May 1956 Probate London 3 August 1956 to Martins Bank. Effects \pounds7309~7s~3d.\cite{RJHancoxDeath}

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