Mary Ann Brooks

Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Ann

Mary Ann Brooks was born in 1840, in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of James Brooks. She married Benjamin Flintham on 25 December 1858, in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Bingley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Flintham
Mary Ann Brooks
Marriage: 25 December 1858
Benjamin Flintham
Millicent A. Flintham
Kate Flintham
Mary Ellen Flintham
Jessie Flintham
Tom Flintham

Spouse and Children

25 December 1858
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom


    Benjamin Flintham


    Millicent A. Flintham


    Mary Ellen Flintham


    Jessie Flintham


    Kate Flintham


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    James Brooks




World Events (8)


Age 3

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 23

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 40

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

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 (2)

  • Mary Ann Flintham in household of Benjamin Flintham, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mary A Flintham in household of Benjamin Flintham, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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