Henry Thomas Brooks

28 April 1888–4 December 1955 (Age 67)
South Norwood, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry Thomas

When Henry Thomas Brooks was born on 28 April 1888, in South Norwood, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Thomas Brooks, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Denman, was 25. He married Elsie May Vincent on 22 July 1908, in Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died on 4 December 1955, in South Norwood, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Henry Thomas Brooks
Elsie May Vincent
Marriage: 22 July 1908
Gladys May Brooks
Winifred Maud Brooks
Edith Florence Brooks
elsie kathleen brooks

Spouse and Children

22 July 1908
Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    William Thomas Brooks


    Elizabeth Denman




    emily e brooks



    may brooks


    george brooks


    minnie e brooks


+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 16

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 20

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 26

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

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)

  • Henry T Brooks in household of Wm T Brooks, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Henry T Brooks, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Harry Brooks in household of William Brooks, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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