Elizabeth Brooke

1771 - 1846

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Executrix, sister and co-heiress (with her sisters, given in his will as Maria Brooke and Isabella Frances Brooke) of her brother Charles Brooke (q.v.), a London merchant and partner of John Robley who died in 1833. Her will appears to refer to her father as Henry Francis Brooke.

  1. In 1841 an Elizabeth Brooke aged 70, Independent, is shown (with an indication that she was born in the same county) as living at High Street Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire with several servants. Death of Elizabeth Brook [sic] registered Q2 1846 Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire.

  2. Will of Elizabeth Brooke spinster of Chipping Sodbury proved 28/05/1846. It included specific legacies of £1000 each to her sisters Mary Ann the wife of William Cave of Henbury; Caroline wife of an [illegible] civil servant in India; Matilda, wife of a cergyman in West Boxborough Somerset [sp?]; Isabella spinster of Bath; and to nephews Charles Brooke surgeon (son of Henry James Brooke), Rev Thomas Richard Brooke, niece Elizabeth, the wife of a surgeon in Bath. Legacies of £100 to sister-in-law Mrs Brooke of Clifton widow, god-daughters etc., specific legacies to servants.

Sources

T71/885 British Guiana No. 697 identifies Elizabeth Brooke as of Chipping Sodbury. Will of Charles Brooke proved 31/10/1833, PROB 11/1822.

  1. FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online].

  2. PROB 11/2035/237.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Will

PROB 11/2035/237 proved 28/5/1846.

Specific legacies of £1000 each to her sisters Mary Ann the wife of William Cave of Henbury; Caroline wife of an [illegible] civil servant in India; Matilda, wife of a cergyman in West BoxboroughSomerset [sp?]; Isabella spinster of Bath; and to nephews Charles Brooke surgeon (son of Henry James Brooke), Rev Thomas Richard Brooke, niece Elizabeth, the wife of a surgeon in Bath. Legacies of £100 to sister-in-law Mrs Brooke of Clifton widow, god-daughters etc., specific legacies to servants.


Associated Claims (6)

£21,073 11S 9D
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Mortgagee)
£11,566 8S 3D
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Mortgagee)
£7,751 11S 3D
Awardee
£3,120 1S 7D
Awardee
£5,110 6S 7D
Awardee
£2,574 4S 5D
Awardee

Relationships (2)

Sister → Brother
Other relatives
Notes →
Elizabeth's niece Olivia Caroline Cave married Philip's son Edward Peach William Miles, 20/06/1854 in Westbury on Trym, Gloucestershire. Ancestry.com, England & Wales Marriages 1837-2005...

Addresses (1)

Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England