Arthur BROOKES

Male 1865 - 1917  (52 years)


Personal Information

  • Name Arthur BROOKES 
    Born 1865  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Jan 1917  Mackay, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:Townsville Daily Bulletin,Tuesday 16 January 1917

      "PERSONAL Our Mackay correspondent telegraphs: The death occurred on Saturday morning at 10 o'clock of Mr Arthur Bookes, after a short illness. Deceased arrived from Britian about 26 years ago and subsequently became manager of Paxton and Co. He then entered into business as a commission agent and public accountant and took an active interest in public mattters. He was a lover of outdoor sport, being trustee of the local bowling club and an active member of the Mackay Turf Club. The funeral today was a large and representative one and included a great number of Masons from various lodges, who formed a proceession."

      The edition of Wednesday 24 January 1917 stated he was 51 years of age.

      "The funeral service was conducted by the Rev. Canon Norman, who read the English Church Servlce, and by Mr T. Beatty, as chaplain of the Masonlc order, to which deceased belonged. Deceased was 51 years of age. He leaves a wife, son and three daughters....."
    Person ID I14737  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2020 

    Father Benjamin BROOKES, ,Esq.,of Moggill,Queensland,Australia,   b. 12 Dec 1830, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1876, "Vacy", South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Margaret STEWART,   b. 12 Jul 1834, Ballachulish, Argyle, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1901, "Vacy", South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1856  North Brisbane , Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 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."
    Family ID F6249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Blanche DAVIES,   b. 1870, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1946, Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1892  Eden Bank, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 29 October 1892 p 4 Family Notices.
    Children 
     1. Arthur Randolph BROOKES,   b. 8 Aug 1893, Mackay, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1913, Main Beach, Southport, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     2. Leila May BROOKES,   b. 12 Jan 1895, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1979, West Pymble, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Edwyn Minter BROOKES,   b. 1896, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     4. Wanda Margaret BROOKES,   b. 2 Nov 1898, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Blanche Ailsa BROOKES,   b. 27 Sep 1905, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Lucy Betty BROOKES,   b. 1911, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1911, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F6252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart




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