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Charles Berjew Brooke (1868-1951)

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Charles Berjew Brooke (1868-1951) of the British Xylonite Co

1868 Born in Liverpool the son of Charles Berjew Brooke

1871 Living at 18 Wellesley Road, Toxteth Park, Lancs.: Charles B. Brooke (age 31 born London), Commercial Clerk with Metal (?). With his wife Jane Brooke (age 31 born Liverpool) and their five children; Catherine F. Brooke (age 8 born Liverpool); Anne S. Brooke (age 6 born Liverpool); Eleanor I. Brooke (age 4 born Liverpool); Charles B. Brooke (age 2 born Liverpool); and Thomas R. Brooke (age 9 Months born Liverpool). [1]

1881 Living at 1 Hillmarton Road, Islington: Charles B. Brooke (age 41 born Paddington), Metal Merchant. With his wife Jane Brooke (age 41 born Liverpool) and their ten children; Katherine J. Brooke (age 18 born Liverpool); Annie S. Brooke (age 16 born Liverpool); Eleanor Brooke (age 14 born Liverpool); Charles B. Brooke (age 12 born Liverpool); Thomas R. Brooke (age 10 born Liverpool); Mary L. Brooke (age 8 born Liverpool); Daniel W. Brooke (age 7 born Liverpool); John R. Brooke (age 5 born Liverpool); Edward H. Brooke (age 4 born Liverpool); and Margaret J. Brooke (age 1 born Liverpool). Two servants. [2]

1891 Living at Colne House, Brantham, Suffolk: Leslie T. Le Mare (age 23 born Edmonton), Sub Manager Xylonite Works, and Charles B. Brooke (age 22 born Liverpool). Also Housekeeper and her two children.[3]

1894 June 21st. Married at Islington to Maud Gwenddolen Buchanan

1901 Living at Colne House, Brantham, Suffolk: Charles B. Brooke (age 32 born Liverpool), Manager Brantham Works - British Xylonite Co. With his wife Maude G. Brooke (age 28 born Cardiff) and their two children Charles B. Brooke (age 6 born Brantham) and Gwenddolen F. Brooke (age 4 born Brantham). Also his brother-in-law Harold G. Buchanan (age 22 born London), Superintendent Xylonite Works. Two servants.[4]

1911 Living at Colne House, Brantham, Suffolk: Charles Berjew Brooke (age 42 born Liverpool), Xylonite Works Manager. With his wife Maud Gwendolen Brooke (age 38 born Cardiff). Married sixteen years with two children (not at this address). Two servants.[5]

1951 April 9th. Died. Of Colne House, Brantham, Suffolk.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. 1881 Census
  3. 1891 Census
  4. 1901 Census
  5. 1911 Census