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Name: COOK, Katherine 'Kate', Lady

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Nee: Timpson

Birth Date: 1863

Death Date: 17.5.1938 Kampala

Nationality: British

First Date: 1896

Last Date: 1938

Profession: Missionary nurse

Area: Uganda

Married: 20.3.1900 Dr. (Sir) Albert Ruskin Cook (1870-1951)

Children: Margaret Ellen (Mengo 24.4.1905)

Book Reference: Tucker, North, BEA, CMS, Barnes

General Information:

North - Trained Nurse; aged 33 dep. for EA 3/9/1896, arr. Mombasa 1/10/1896; arr. Kampala 19/2/1897; ".. to stay at Mengo" (CMI June 1897) "a large forceful woman" (Moffat, RH)
CMS - 1896 - Age 33. Of Queen's Gate. Trained Nurse. Guy's Hospital; 1895 training with a clerical friend. 1896 Mar 17 Accepted as Missionary CMS; Sept 3 Depart for Uganda Mission; Mengo. Married 1900, Mar 20 to Dr. A.R. Cook
St Paul's Namirembe cemetery - Katherine, Lady Cook OBE, beloved wife of Sir Albert Cook, died May 17 1938, Matron Mengo Hospital 1899 - 1918, foundress of the MTS 1919, and the nurses' training school 1931
Tucker - CMS Missionary bound for Uganda - arrived Oct. 1896 - a trained nurse - to Mengo with Dr A.R. Cook

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