Biography and Notes
Louisa Anne, Lady Aldenham, 3rd daughter of William Adams of Thorpe, Surrey. L.L.D (1772-1851), life in the 'Dictionary of National Biography', and sister of George E. Cokayne (born Adams) by the Hon. Mary Anne, daughter and coheir of Hon. William Cokayne of Rushton Hall, Northants, who was brother of the 6th and last Viscount Collen. See Cullen of Ashbourne in 'Burke's Peerage', 1930. Born in Southampton Row, Holborn, 10 September and baptised 9 November 1818 at St. George's, Hart Street, Holborn. Married at Thorpe 6 May 1845 (licensed), died at St. Dunstan's, Regents Park, London 17th and, and was buried 21 April 1897, at Aldenham. Administration February 1898.
Portraits: Chalk (with her son Kenneth) by E.U. Eddis (1859) was (1931) in possession of her son Vicary. Oil by the same (1859) with daughter Edith and son Kenneth in possession of her grandson Andrew Antony; drawing by the same (1860) with sons Vicary and Herbert was in possession of her son Alban (1932).
For her 'Royal Descents' see Burke's 'Royal Descents' (1858) under Adams & under Gibbs; 'Cockayne Meoranda' by Andreas Cockayne (2nd series 1873) and Ellacombe's Clyst St. George (1862).