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Thomas Brooks, SV/PROG

Birthplace: Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, England
Death: Died in South Africa
Place of Burial: Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Brooks, Sr. and Sarah Brooks
Husband of Elizabeth Estment, SM
Father of Adelaide Jennings; Augustus Brooks; Thomas Charlton Brooks; Emma Brooks and Rosetta Whelan

Managed by: John Sparkman
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About Thomas Brooks, SV/PROG

1820 British Settler


Thomas Brooks 25, Saddler and Harnessmaker was a member of Thomas Calton's Party of 167 Settlers on the Settler Ship Albury.

Party originated from Nottinghamshire.

Departed Liverpool, 13 February 1820. Arrived Simon's Bay, Cape Town - 1st May 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Torrens River - named Clumber after Clumber Park, the seat of the Duke of Newcastle, Chairman of the Nottinghamshire Committee





28 December 1824

1824, this 28th day of December 1824

Thomas Brooks

marital status: Bachelor

residence: of the District of Albany


Elizabeth Saynor

marital status: Spinster

residence: of the same District

were married here by Banns

this 28th day of December 1824 by me Thomas Ireland, Chaplain

This marriage was solemnized between us

groom signature: Thos. Brookes

bride signature: Elisabeth Saynor

witnessed by: Geo. Gatehouse, Maria Sands, J M Cromhout

Source: Grahamstown - St George (Anglican), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape. marriage register, 1823-1826, page 21, entry no 77. Repository: Cory Library, MS 14 877-1. Transcribed by Lynn MacLeod as part of the eGGSA Project, from photographs by William Jervois


Adelaide BROOKS

Baptized 10 NOV 1826 in England

Died 8 MAY 1900 at Grahamstown, Cape, South Africa

Buried at Grahamstown, Cape, South Africa

Daughter of Thomas BROOKS, born 1795 in England and Elizabeth SAYNOR, born 1807 in England and died 1850. Thomas and Elizabeth were married on 28 DEC 1824 at St. George (Anglican), Grahamstown, Cape, South Africa.

Sources: -


2. St. George (Anglican), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape Marriage Register, 1823-1826

3. GISA South African Genealogies (SAG). Volume 1.

Added by Y. DROST, 6 FEB 2014


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Thomas Brooks, SV/PROG's Timeline

April 22, 1792
Nottinghamshire, England
October 1822
Age 27
August 30, 1827
Age 32
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
September 20, 1829
Age 34
Fort Beaufort, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 35
January 21, 1850
Age 55
South Africa
January 23, 1850
Age 55
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa