John and Sarah Cocker

Amelia Adeline Cocker and Athelstan Robert Mather

Amelia Adeline Cocker was born on 23 Apr 1881 in Port Sorell. Amelia married Athelstan Robert Mather, son of Joseph Benson Mather and Ellen Elizabeth McIntryre, on 7 Jan 1903 in Methodist Church, Barrington. Athelstan was born on 27 Jan 1881 in Hobart, Tasmania. Before her marriage Amelia worked as a teacher at Mrs Bushman's school in Launceston and as a sewing teacher at the Paloona State School near Barrington. 

Amelia and Athelstan had five children:

7-Kathleen Elizabeth Mather was born on 20 Jun 1904 in Barrington, Tasmania. Kathleen married Desmond Bell, son of Harry Bell and Thelma Freda Victoria Woods.

7-Joseph Benson Mather was born on 14 Oct 1905 in Lower Barrington, Tasmania. Another name for Joseph was Ben. Joseph married Ida Valma Rhoda Menadue on 22 Dec 1930 in Holy Trinity Church of England, Hobart.

7-Jean Roberta Mather was born on 7 Dec 1906 in Barrington, Tasmania. Jean married Johnson.

7-Molly Mather.

7-Athelstan Robert Mather was born on 19 Dec 1910 in Devonport, Tasmania, died on 23 Jul 1995 in Devonport, Tasmania at age 84, and was buried in Mersey Vale Lawn Cemetery. Athelstan married Dorothy Maude Tulloch, daughter of Alec Clyde Tulloch and Dorothy Darby, on 28 Mar 1917 in St Giles Registry Office, London, England. Dorothy was born about 1918 in London, England and died on 9 Mar 2011 in Penguin, Tasmania aged about 93.