The history of the William Cook Company and the Cook family
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The history of the William Cook Company and the Cook family from the 18th century to 1985 by Philip Hansen

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Published by W.Cook Ltd. in Sheffield .
Written in English


  • Cook family.,
  • William Cook Ltd.,
  • Metal castings industry -- Great Britain -- Sheffield -- Biography.,
  • Metal castings industry -- Great Britain -- Sheffield -- History.,
  • Steel castings industry -- Great Britain -- Sheffield -- Biography.,
  • Steel castings industry -- Great Britain -- Sheffield -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementPhilip Hansen.
LC ClassificationsHD9529.S673 W55 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination295 p. :
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19477338M
ISBN 100953151107

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  Buy History of the William Cook Company and the Cook Family, The: From the 18th Century to First Edition by Hansen, Philip (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Dr. William R. Cook is the Distinguished Teaching Professor of History at the State University of New York at Geneseo, where he has taught since He earned his bachelor’s degree cum laude from Wabash College and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa there/5. The Cook family has been prominent in the British Empire and the United States, its members having played important roles in war and in peace. Family pride is a commendable trait and should be cultivated. All Cooks have just cause to be proud of the family history and traditions. The name of Cook was first used by those whose occupation. In , his first book, Thrice Through the Fire, a history of the William Cook company from to , was published as a sequel to Philip Hansen's book, The History of the William Cook Company and the Cook Family, which covered the company's history up to and to which Cook contributed substantially.

History. William Cook was founded in in Glasgow, by the present chairman's great great grandfather, William Cook. After surviving a bank failure in the latter half of the 19th century, a small factory was founded in Sheffield in , making crucible steel castings for collieries. The company remained in family ownership until , when the company was floated on the . origins English occupational name for a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house, from Old English coc (Latin coquus). There has been some confusion with Cocke. Irish and Scottish usually identical in origin with the English name, but in some cases a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cúg ‘son of Hugo’ (see McCook). Looking for books by William Cook? See all books authored by William Cook, including Air Fryer Cookbook: The Complete Air Fryer Cookbook – Delicious, Quick & Easy Air Fryer Recipes For Everyone (Easy Air Fryer Cookbook, Hot Air Fryer Cookbook, Healthy Air Fryer Bible Cookbook), and Ducks: And how to Make Them Pay, and more on Birth Place: Cowan Co., NC Death Date: Death Place: Bertie Co., NC Will. Children: John Benjamin Frances Jesse Mary Elizaabeth Samuel Cook William. John Cook.

Dr. Cook has served as a pastor and interim pastor in Louisiana, Alabama, and Florida, and is a regular preacher at Bible conferences. Dr. Cook also serves as professor of New Testament interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville. Dr. Cook has been on staff since Hometown Ashland, KY. In , reports show William Cook was awarded the Poultry Club Medal. By this time, he had poultry farms in South Africa and the United States. The family was gripped in sadness during William’s wife Jane died in a gas explosion while visiting their son William Henry. William Cook was very ill upon return from a visit to America in Dr. Seuss's Beginner Book Collection (Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, Hop on Pop, Fox in Socks) Dr. Seuss Hardcover $ $ 93 $ $ When the company started in the 60’s, Bill Cook thought his business might eventually be able to support his family and maybe two or three other people. He was quickly forced to revise that estimate. The ’s was the decade when Cook expanded to Europe and Asia. (Not bad for a company that started in the spare bedroom of an apartment.).