Sylvia Beatrice Cockayne

Born1893 92 Inverness Terrace, Paddington
Died1949 Putney Vale, London
FatherGeorge Edward (Adams) Cokayne (1825 – 1911)
MotherMary Dorothea Gibbs (1833 – 1906)

Life Events

1906Death of mother Mary Dorothea Gibbs
1909Married Francis Lomax Gibbs in St. Peter's, Eaton Square, Westminster
1911Death of father George Edward (Adams) Cokayne

Biography and Notes

Sylvia was Francis's first cousin. 4th daughter of George Edward Adams, afterwards Cokayne. Born at 92 Inverness Terrace, Paddington, 18 May and baptised 19 June 1893 at St. John's, Paddington. Was buried at Putney Vale.

In the Great War she was a working member of the Putney Depot of Queen Mary's Needlework Guild.

Portraits: Oil, 'The Dead robin,' by E.U. Eddis (1870), last in possession of her brother Lord Cullen (engraved by Algernon Graves, circ. 1873). Water-colour by Fred. Pegram (1920); miniature by Mrs Kay Robertson; drawing by P. Downes; a chalk by E.U. Eddis (original drawing for 'The Dead Robin'; all four in possession of her husbnd in 1932; 'The Dead Robin' by Eddis, last in possession of George Medley in 1980.