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BirthMale; 28 Nov 1928; Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire UK
Birth MemoOne of seven children
Death25 Dec 2005, age 77; Ingersley Court, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire UK
Burial30 Dec 2005; Catholic cemetery, Chapel Street, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire UK
Burial MemoThe funeral Requiem Mass and Celebration was conducted at St Gregory's church
OccupationGeneral Practitioner, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire UK
ReligionCatholic
MilitaryCaptain; medical officer to the Duke of Wellington's Regiment at Wellesley Barracks in Halifax and to the Royal Army Pay Corps at Ovenden
ResidenceWaterhouse, Wellington Road, Bollington
Limefield, Clarence Road, Bollington
Plant Cottage, Beeston Brow, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire, UK
Father
Mother
Web Page Happy Valley: John Coope, obituary

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Married, 1953
Name
BirthFemale; About 1928
Death13 July 2013, age about 85; Mount Hall, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire UK
Burial23 July 2013; Catholic cemetery, Chapel Street, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire UK
Burial MemoThe funeral Requiem Mass and Celebration was conducted at St Gregory's church
EducationManchester University, on a scholarship, awarded gold medal for best student
OccupationGeneral Practitioner
ReligionCatholic
ResidencePlant Cottage, Beeston Brow, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire UK, UK
Marriage 1953
Web Page Happy Valley: John Coope, obituary
Children (6):Living child #1
Living child #2
Living child #3
Living child #4
Living child #5
Justin ( - 2012)

Notes for Dr John COOPE MBE

Dr John, as he was known, was not only noted for his medical skills but also as the leader of the social development of Bollington from the 1960s to 2000. He created the Bollington Festivals, the first of which was in 1964, he inspired the creation of more than 20 groups including Bollington Civic Society, Festival Players, Festival Choir and re-established Bollington Brass Band. Music was his great interest and he learned to conduct, and with great success including, for many years, in competition at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod. See the web link for his obituary.

Notes for Dr Jean

Renowned researcher and expert on HRT; established a teaching clinic on women's health; member of WHO committee on Research on the Menopause; editor Journal of the British Menopause Society (1994-1997) and founder member of its council; member Macclesfield Osteoporosis Prevention Group.

Family notes for Dr John COOPE MBE and Dr Jean

John & Jean COOPE continued the Coope dynasty of Bollington doctors.


Person record last updated: 21 February 2019


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