Brief information about Captain Cook's parents and his children.
James Cook married Elizabeth Batts at Barking in 1762. Who was she?
When and where the six children of James and Elizabeth Cook were baptised
An examination of Cook as a governor of men
Cook's survey work in Newfoundland and in the Pacific
John Cawte Beaglehole's edited The Journals of Captain James Cook and The Endeavour Journal of Joseph Banks, and wrote the definitive biography The Life of Captain James Cook
Here is an attempt to summarize all that Beaglehole has written on Cook as a commander/governor of men
The views of Cook's contemporaries of him as a commander or governor of men
How the supernumaries on Cook's voyages viewed him as a commander or governor of men
Johann Reinhold Forster and his son George sailed with Cook on the Second Voyage, and published their views of him afterwards
Several historians have published their views on Cook as a commander of men
A Coat of Arms was granted to Mrs Elizabeth Cook in 1785, after the Captain’s death in 1779
Preparing his Will was one of the last acts that Cook undertook before leaving on his last voyage.
Elizabeth Cook's will is a long and complex document of over 7,000 words with three codicils.
Legatees of Elizabeth Cook’s family
Transcript of Elizabeth Cook's will
Transcript of three codicils to Elizabeth Cook's will
Brief information about James Cook, his parents and his children, and some other family members
Hugh Cook, a son of James and Elizabeth Cook, studied at Christ’s College, Cambridge, in 1793.