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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Edmund Harry Cooke-Yarborough 1918-2013

_.Edmund Harry Cooke-Yarborough, who died 10 January, 2013, at the age of 94, was a scion of the Cooke Baronets (Bt, of Wheatley Hall, Yorks, cr 1661), and was heir pres to his kinsman, Sir David William Percival Cooke, 12th Baronet (b 28 Apr 1935).

He was born Christmas Day, 1918, son of George Eustace Cooke-Yarborough (1876-1938), by his wife the former Daphne Isabel Wrinch (died 1984), dau of Henry Wrinch, of Ipswich; married 1952, Anthea Katharine, dau of John Dixon, of Colden Common, Winchester, by whom he had issue. His son, Anthony Edmund, born in 1956, is now heir pres to the family baronetcy.

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