Thomas Langford Brooke

???? - 1848

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Brother and heir of Peter Langford Brooke (q.v.), and claimant for compensation as the owner of Laroche's estate in Antigua: the money was awarded to his brother and other trustees (including Thos D. Broughton, q.v.) of Thomas' marriage settlement with Eliza Brooke (née Clough, q.v.). Peter and Thomas Langford Brooke were the children of Thomas Langford Brooke (1769-1815) and Maria Broughton (1768-1841): Thomas Langford Brooke the younger's wife Eliza Clough was his cousin, the daughter of John William Clough and Eliza[beth] Broughton. Peter Brooke of Mere, the brothers' grandfather, had married Elizabeth, the daughter and heiress of Jonas Langford of Antigua.

  1. Will of Thomas Langford Brooke of [New Hall in the County of Chester Esq. but now residing at] Bath Somerset proved 21/03/1848. In the will he rehearsed the settlement on his marriage 'with my present wife' Eliza which had secured her jointure on Laroches estate in Antigua and bequeathed the estate subject to the obligations of the settlement to his sons Frederick Langford Brooke and Charles Langford Brooke. He explained that his eldest son (also Thomas Langford Brooke) had been amply provided for under the will of Peter Langford Brooke. Thomas John Langford Brooke, the son, left £35,000 in 1865.

Sources

T71/877 Antigua claim no. 392 (Laroche's). A genealogical source, http://www.thornber.net/cheshire/htmlfiles/brooke/html [accessed 30/12/2011], shows Thomas Langford Brooke's sister Jemima (born 1791) marrying Col. Sir Jeremiah Dickson KCB.

  1. PROB 11/2070/381; National Probate Calendar 1865 (resworn 1868 at £35,000 from £40,000 at Probate).

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Eliza Clough

Associated Claims (1)

£2,306 18S 3D
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

East India Company
Other  
notes →
Thomas Langford Brooke's sister Jemima married William Dickson, an East India Company Major-General who died in 1848 leaving...

Relationships (5)

Brothers
Husband → Wife
Other relatives
Notes →
Jonas Langford was the great grandfather of Thomas Langford Brooke....
Nephew → Uncle
Son → Father