Charles Berjew Brooke1

#1363, (5 May 1839-10 August 1922)
FatherWilliam Brooke1 (3 Dec 1813-20 Nov 1866)
MotherSarah Ann Berjew1 (17 Apr 1813-)
Memorial for Charles Berjew Brooke
Source: Peter Clarke https://www.flickr.com/photos/43688219@N00/24509505817/in/album-72157691545983655/
     NOTE: The information on this page is my research to date and is subject to change as I become better informed. I very much welcome any corrections or additional info you might have - my email address is at the bottom of this page - Tim Hill.
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Charles Berjew Brooke was born on 5 May 1839 at 13 Gilbert Street, Grosvenor Square, London, Middlesex.2,1 He was the son of William Brooke and Sarah Ann Berjew.1 Charles Berjew Brooke was baptized at St. James on Sunday, 4 August 1839 at Paddington, London.1

Charles Berjew Brooke married Jane Robinson at Lee Chapel on Tuesday, 24 June 1862 at Lee. They were 23 and 22 respectively.1

Charles Berjew Brooke married Emma Cressy Gowland on Monday, 16 January 1865 They were 25 and 6 respectively.1

Although his copy marriage certificate states he was a 'railway clerk' and his father's occupation is given as 'commercial clerk', on every other document their occupations are reversed.1

He was a warden of the parish for 15 years and a Justice of the Peace for London and East Suffolk.2

Charles died on 10 August 1922 at Brantham, Suffolk, at age 83.3,1

He died a wealthy man, having invested in British Xylonite plastics factory, set up by his son-in-law, Charles Pierce Merriam.1

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
1839Birth13 Gilbert Street, Grosvenor Square, London, Middlesex2,1
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1839BaptismSt. James, Paddington, London1
1862MarriageLee Chapel, Lee1
1865Marriage1
1922DeathBrantham, Suffolk3,1

Family 1

Jane Robinson (2 Feb 1840-27 Jun 1891)
Children

Family 2

Emma Cressy Gowland (5 May 1858-1929)

Citations

  1. [S356] GEDCOM file created by Lynda Creely, 21 March 2011 (Tim Hill's collection, GEDCOMS received).
  2. [S1011] E-mails from Peter Clarke to Tim Hill, 2018- 'Information offered - Charles Berjew Brooke 1895 - 1916 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment' - 21 January 2018 at 10:44.
  3. [S1011] E-mails from Peter Clarke to Tim Hill, 2018- 'Information offered - Charles Berjew Brooke 1895 - 1916 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment' - 21 January 2018 at 10:44 (for exact date).