Family: Benjamin BROOKES, ,Esq.,of Moggill,Queensland,Australia / Margaret STEWART (F6249)

m. 16 Sep 1856


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  • Father | Male
    Benjamin BROOKES, ,Esq.,of Moggill,Queensland,Australia

    Born  12 Dec 1830  Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 May 1876  "Vacy", South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Dutton Park Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  16 Sep 1856  North Brisbane , Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Mother | Female
    Margaret STEWART

    Born  12 Jul 1834  Ballachulish, Argyle, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Feb 1901  "Vacy", South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Dutton Park Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Robert Smith MACLACHLAN, ,of "MacIntyre Brook", Darling Downs,Queensland. | F6251 
    Married  19 Feb 1852  "Terrura", Paterson, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Hugh STEWART, ,of "Terrura", Paterson, New South Wales. | F6250 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Margaret MCTAVISH | F6250 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Stewart BROOKES

    Born  23 Aug 1857  Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Jan 1900  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Dutton Park Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Annie BROOKES

    Born  21 Dec 1859  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Dec 1930  "Chorlton", Kangaroo Point, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Henry"Harry" BAYNES, ,son of William Baynes | F6256 
    Married  12 Jun 1883  South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Edith BROOKES

    Born  27 Feb 1862  Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Mar 1926   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Herbert O'Reilly FOX, of Lotus Creek Station,Queensland,Australia | F9516 
    Married  11 Nov 1905  Yatton Station, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    Arthur BROOKES

    Born  1865  England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 Jan 1917  Mackay, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Margaret Blanche DAVIES | F6252 
    Married  12 Oct 1892  Eden Bank, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    James Henry"Harry" BROOKES, of"Glentanner" Station,Queensland,Australia

    Born  30 Dec 1866  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Oct 1925  St. Helen's Private Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  19 Oct 1925  South Brisbane Cemetery, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Emma May TAYLOR | F9517 
    Married  16 Nov 1898  St. John's Cathedral, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Male
    Edward BROOKES

    Born  17 Sep 1868  North Brisbane , Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 7 | Female
    Fannie BROOKES

    Born  1871  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Aug 1925  Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  13 Aug 1925  South Rockhampton Cemetery, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  James Cleland HUTTON | F1321 
    Married  13 Dec 1901  "Hawthorne", South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes  Married:
    • Ref:NSW BDM 1210/1856 - The marriage is registered in New South Wales,but occurred in Moreton Bay,Brisbane.The marriage was also registered in Queensland in 1859. In both registers Margarets surname is recorded as MacLachlan,from her first marriage to Robert MacLachlan,whom she married in NSW.(her death register entry lists her parents as Hugh Stewart,and Margaret McTavish)
      Marriage Ref:The Moreton Bay Courier (Brisbane, Qld. : 1846 - 1861) ,Saturday 27 September 1856.."On the 16th inst, at North Brisbane, by the Rev. N. Turner, Benjamin Brookes, Esq., of Moggill, to Margaret, relict of, the late Mr. Robert Smith McLachlan, Macintyre Brook, Darling Downs".

      The family returned to England in 1862
      Ref: The Courier (Brisbane, Qld. : 1861 - 1864) Fri 21 Mar 1862.

      " SAFE AT HOME!"By this mail intelligence has been received of the safe arrival in England of two well-known and much respected townsmen,-Mr. R. A. Kingsford,and Mr. Benjamin Brookes. The first named gentleman left Sydney in the Cairngorm, together with his family, while Mr. Brookes and family took passage in the Kent, from Melbourne."




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