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This record is held by Dorset History Centre

Details of MISS W A COCKS
Reference: D1317

A large collection of photographs of Dorset and other places, taken by Winifred Cocks.

Date: [1925-1935]
Held by: Dorset History Centre, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Extent: 27 Series
Administrative History:

Miss Winifred Anne Cocks (known as Freda) was born in 1906 and died in 1986. She lived most of her life in Dorset over a bakers in Poole and worked at the time as the nurse in Poole Pottery in a kiosk on Bournemouth Beach. During the war she worked in the cordite factory at Holton Heath and at The Haven Hotel, Sandbanks (see D1317:8/6).


In later life she moved out from Poole because of plans to widen the High Street, first to Parkstone and then to Bridport.


For a photograph of Miss Cocks, see D1317/27/1.

Creator Names:
  • Cocks, Winifred Anne, 1906-1986, nurse and photographer of Poole, Dorset
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