Rosa Brooks

1851–1904 (Age 53)
Watlington, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rosa

When Rosa Brooks was born about 1851, in Watlington, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Brookes, was 41 and her mother, Martha Collett, was 31. She lived in Wheatfield, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died about 1904, in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 53.

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Thomas Brookes
Martha Collett
Tom Brookes
Rosa Brooks
Ellen Brookes
Elizabeth Brookes
William Brookes

Parents and Siblings



    Tom Brookes



    Ellen Brookes



    William Brookes


World Events (4)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 29

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 33

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: from the possessive case of Brook (i.e. ‘of the brook’).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.3 Americanized spelling of German Brucks .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosa Brooks in household of Thomas Brooks, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Rosa Brooks in household of Thomas Brooks, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Rosa Brooks - Government record: birth-name: Rosa Brooks

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