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Adam

Adam Report 6 Dec 2011 20:13

Trying to find any records for parents of William Alfred Stanley Brooks, Born 1894 in Woolwich, No Death record found, Married Hilda Grace Bonner. I would also appreciate news of his death record if anyone finds this. Any further information would be a bonus. Thank you very much for your help :-)

Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend

Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend Report 6 Dec 2011 20:18

1901
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ROOKS, George E Head Married M 40 1861 Shot & Shell Grinder
Aldershot
Hampshire VIEW
BROOKS, Emma Wife Married F 38 1863
Woolwich
London VIEW
BROOKS, Rhoda Daughter Single F 16 1885
Woolwich
Kent London VIEW
BROOKS, James Son Single M 14 1887
Woolwich
Kent London VIEW
BROOKS, Annie Daughter Single F 13 1888
Woolwich
Kent London VIEW
BROOKS, Ada Daughter F 11 1890
Woolwich
Kent London VIEW
BROOKS, William Son M 9 1892
Woolwich
Kent London VIEW
BROOKS, Charles Son M 7 1894
Woolwich
Kent London VIEW
BROOKS, Maud Daughter F 5 1896
Woolwich
Kent London VIEW
BROOKS, Marian Daughter F 3 1898
Woolwich
Kent London VIEW
BROOKS, Victoria Daughter F 0 (3 MOS) 1901
Woolwich
Kent London VIEW
Piece:
564 Folio:
88 Page:
26 Registration District:
Woolwich

Civil Parish:
Woolwich Municipal Borough:
Address:
40, Gildersome Street, Woolwich

jolee

jolee Report 6 Dec 2011 20:20

Possible baptism
30th September 1894
William Alfred Stanley Brooks
Fathers name William Henry Brooks
Mothers name Mary Brooks
Parish Woolwich St Michael and all Angels
Borough Greenwich

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 6 Dec 2011 20:27

??

Name: William A S Brooks
Birth Date: abt 1895
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1958
Age at Death: 63
Registration district: Surrey Northern
Inferred County: Surrey
Volume: 5g
Page: 382

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 6 Dec 2011 20:30

Adam, to get reliable information you really need to get a copy of the marriage certificate to confirm father's name:

Surname First name(s) Spouse District Vol Page
Marriages Mar 1916
Bonner Hilda G Brooks Farnham 2a 315
Brooks William A S Bonner Farnham 2a 315

However, following on from the baptism record that Joan posted the initial transcript of, the father William Henry on that record was a Gunner RA, they lived at 3 Hobson's Buildings, Artillery Place. William Alfred Stanley's actual date of birth was Aug 11 1894.

jolee

jolee Report 6 Dec 2011 20:31

He married Hilda Bonner in Farnham Surrey in 1916

Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend

Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend Report 6 Dec 2011 20:33

1901

BROOKS, William Son M 6 1895
Woolwich
London VIEW
Piece:
613 Folio:
9 Page:
11 Registration District:
Farnham

Civil Parish:
Aldershot (Hants) Municipal Borough:
Address:
Harrow Road, Aldershot (Hants) County:
Surrey

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 6 Dec 2011 20:35

??

1911 census - household transcription
Person: BROOKS, William
Address: 40 Gildersome St Woolwich Common

BROOKS, George Head Married M 50 1861 Iron Founder Aldershot Hants VIEW
BROOKS, Emma Wife Married
25 years F 48 1863 Greenwich Kent VIEW
BROOKS, William Son Single M 19 1892 Machinist Woolwich Kent VIEW
BROOKS, Maud Daughter Single F 15 1896 Corset Maker Woolwich Kent VIEW
BROOKS, Queen Daughter F 10 1901 Woolwich Kent VIEW
BROOKS, Charles Father Widower M 84 1827 Milltown Devonshire VIEW
RG number:
RG14 Piece:
2860 Reference:
RG14PN2860 RG78PN98 RD30 SD2 ED3 SN87

Registration District:
Woolwich Sub District:
Woolwich Enumeration District:
3 Parish:
Woolwich

Address:
40 Gildersome St Woolwich Common County:
London


Edit: Ahh, so not this one then!

Andrew

Andrew Report 6 Dec 2011 20:38

This would fit with the baptism found by Joan

1901 England Census
about William Brooks
Name: William Brooks
Age: 6
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1895
Relation: Son
Father's Name: William Brooks
Mother's Name: Mary Brooks
Gender: Male
Where born: Woolwich, London, England

Civil parish: Aldershot Military in Stanhope and Wellington Lines
Ecclesiastical parish: Aldershot St Michael
County/Island: Hampshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Farnham
Sub-registration district: Aldershot
ED, institution, or vessel: Third Royal Northern Reserve Regiment Imperial Yeomanry Army Ordnance Corps
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 1
Piece: 613
Folio: 9
Page Number: 11
Household Members: Name Age
William Brooks 28
Mary Brooks 26
William Brooks 6
Henry Brooks 2


Andy

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 6 Dec 2011 20:38

??

Name: Henry George Brooks
Record Type: Baptism
Estimated Birth Date: abt 1898
Baptism Date: 24 Apr 1898
Father's Name: William Henry Brooks
Mother's Name: Mary Brooks
Parish or Poor Law Union: Woolwich St Michael and All Angels
Borough: Greenwich
Register Type: Parish Registers



Father appears to be in the Army

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 6 Dec 2011 20:52

According to the 1901 that Andy posted, the father William Brooks was born in Plumstead.

There is a full set of Service Records for a William Henry Brooks born Plumstead on Ancestry.

Will start looking through, but have to pop out soon.

jolee

jolee Report 6 Dec 2011 20:53


For info maybe
Joining up paper

William Henry Brooks
Corps 32 Middlesex reg
Address 11, College Road Heath End Farnham
Married
Profession tailor
Date of joining 28/06/1918
Fitness catagory A
age 46 years 3 months
Reg number G92332

Adam

Adam Report 6 Dec 2011 20:59

Thanks for you help everyone, Going through the info to see what makes sense. Going to order marriage certificates to see if I can match anything up!

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 6 Dec 2011 21:00

William Henry Brooks first enlisted 15/07/1891 and he was a barman then.

He married Mary Donovan 14/04/1894 at Woolwich Register Office.

They also had children Ivy Mabel born 24/10/1901 & baptised 14/11/1901 and Reginald John, born 10/08/1904 & baptised 25/09/1904 (both Aldershot)

jolee

jolee Report 6 Dec 2011 21:01

On William Alfred S bap record it states his father was a gunner RK they were living 3, Holborns buildings Artillery Place he was born August 11 1894

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 7 Dec 2011 19:25

Hope Adam comes back here when he get's marriage certificate.

A contender for William Alfred S' future wife in 1911:

BONNER, Richard Head Married M 59 1852 Labourer General Jobbing Frensham Surrey
BONNER, Mary Elizabeth Wife Married 36 years F 57 1854 Frensham Surrey
BONNER, Charles Richard Son Single M 33 1878 Labourer Guildford Surrey
BONNER, George Thomas Craft Son Single M 31 1880 Labourer Binsted Hants
>BONNER, Hilda Grace Daughter Single F 17 1894 Binsted Hants
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Registration District: Alton
Sub District: Binsted
Enumeration District: 4
Parish: Binstead

Address: Bucks Horn Oak Farnham County: Hampshire
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Could be this death for Hilda Grace:

England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005

Name: Hilda G Brooks
Birth Date: abt 1894
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1964
Age at Death: 70
Registration district: Surrey North Western
Inferred County: Surrey
Volume: 5g
Page: 686

Location might be useful for tracing William Alfred's death, which was part of Adam's original enquiry.

ADDED: This is a possible for William AS -

England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005

Name: William A S Brooks
Birth Date: abt 1895
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1958
Age at Death: 63
Registration district: Surrey Northern
Inferred County: Surrey
Volume: 5g
Page: 382