Doris Evelyn Cooper


Personal and Family Information

Doris was born on 22 SEP 1911 in Ladywood, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, the daughter of George Cooper and Laura Knill.

She died in 1987 in West Heath Hospital, West Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, England.

Her husband was James Meers, who she married on 28 JUL 1934 in The Parish Church, St. John, Ladywood, Birmingham, West Midlands, England. Their only known child was Barrie William (1939-1992).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Doris Evelyn Cooper


George Cooper


Laura Knill


Thomas Knill


William Knill


Rosehannah Underhill


Caroline Homer



Birth22 SEP 1911
Place: Ladywood, Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Place: West Heath Hospital, West Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, England


Note 1

!Source: Helena Gilson

her notes: "She was born a twin, but her twin sister died when they were approx 7 months old had an older sister Laura and Brother George. Was a live in caretaker at a firm of solicitors Highways and Sons on Highfield road, edgbaston Birmingham, retired late and moved to Harbourne. During the war she was a pattern maker and able to read blue prints. Had one son Barrie William. Cause of death: Cancer of Ovaries"