Thomas Henry Crooke

Maleabout 1821–

Brief Life History of Thomas Henry

When Thomas Henry Crooke was born about 1821, in Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Crook, was 31 and his mother, Charlotte Dovell, was 29. He married Margaret Heard in 1845, in Barnstaple, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bishops Tawton, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Bishop's Tawton, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Henry Crooke
about 1821–
Margaret Heard
Marriage: 1845
Henry Gribble Crooke
about 1847–1869
William Heard Crooke
Thomas Cornelius Beer Crooke
about 1851–1925
Margaret Ellen Matilda Lock Dovell Crooke
about 1858–1909
Annie Gribble Crooke
about 1862–1929
Bessie Louise Crooke
about 1875–
Richard IvieGribble Crooke
John Dovell Crooke
1855–about 1858

Sources (12)

  • Thomas H Crooks, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Henry Crooke - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Thomas Henry Crooke
  • Thomas Henry Crook, Cabinet Maker Bachelor, "England, Devon and Cornwall Marriages, 1660-1912"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1845Barnstaple, Devon, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 12

    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 33

    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Crook .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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