See also

Blanche HIGMAN (1884- )

Emily Blanche HIGMAN (known as 'Blanche'), daughter of John HIGMAN (1844- ) and Elizabeth SCANTLEBURY (1843-1920), was born Q1 1884 in Maker, Cornwall. She appeared in the census in 1901 in Maker aged 16. The address was: Lower Anderton Cottages. She married John Herbert HANCOCK Q2 1912 in Devonport, Plymouth.


John Herbert HANCOCK (known as 'Herbert'), son of William Henry HANCOCK (1838- ) and Mary Jane UNKNOWN (1845- ), was born Q4 1873 in Penhale, St.Martins, Cornwall. He appeared in the census in 1881 in St.Martins, Cornwall aged 8. The address was: Penhale. Scholar. Herbert appeared in the census in 1891 in Antony, Cornwall aged 18. The address was: Borough Farm. Farmers Son. Herbert appeared in the census in 1901 in Antony aged 28. The address was: 18 Hillsborough Terrace. Road Contractor

Own Account. Herbert appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Millbrook, Cornwall aged 36.1 The address was: 99 West Street. On 2 April 1911 he was a Farmers Assistant in Millbrook aged 36.2


Devonport 5b/766.


John Herbert HANCOCK and Emily Blanche HIGMAN had the following children:


Herbert John W HANCOCK (1912- ). Herbert was born Q2 1912 in Millbrook. He married Margaret Elizabeth Mary JAGO in 1932.

Percival Henry HANCOCK (1913-1987). Percival was born on 6 December 1913 in Millbrook. The address was: Lower Anderton. He was baptised on 12 April 1914 in Maker. He died Q3 1987.

Francis Lewis HANCOCK (1920- ). Francis was born on 21 February 1920 in Millbrook. He was baptised on 20 June 1920 in Millbrook.

Beatrice Joan HANCOCK (1922- ). Beatrice was born Q2 1922 in Millbrook.



1"1911 census". Cit. Date: 2 April 1911.
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Mary Jane Unknown Head Mar 65 Linkinhorne, Cornwall
John Herbert Hancock Son Unm 36 Farmers Assistant Penhale, St.Martins, Cornwall
National Archives, Kew.
2Ibid. Cit. Date: 2 April 1911.