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    Sarah BROOKS

    Female 1862 - 1924  (61 years)


    Personal Information    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

    • Name Sarah BROOKS 
      Born 16 May 1862  Bilton, Harrogate, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      • Registered by: John Brooks her Father.
      Gender Female 
      Census
      • 1871 28 Bilton Road
        1881 Fairholme Bilton & also at Coneythorpe Great Ouseburn.
        1891 Knox Bilton - Grocer
        1901 Crab Lane Bilton - Draper
      Will 24 Feb 1921  6 Crab Lane, Bilton, Harrogate, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
      • People Mentioned:

        Albert Brooks, Nephew [Executor] see below also*
        George Smith, [Executor]

        Elizabeth Smith, Sister : 6 Crab Lane until her death. Then the house sold and the money to be divided among all the children of Jesse Brooks, Brother.

        Hettie Corker, Niece: £15
        Percy Brooks, Nephew: £15

        Hilda Green, ? : £5 [note* this may be the Hilda seen as Adopted in Census and School Records]?

        Ellen Crossland, Sister Furniture from 6 Crab Lane.

        Albert & Minnie Brooks, Niece and Nephew: The shop at Knox.
      Died 10 May 1924  6 Crab Lane, Bilton, Harrogate, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
      Cause: from Exhaustion 
      • Informant: Mary E Smith her Niece.
      Buried 14 May 1924  Saint John the Evangelist Church, Bilton, Harrogate, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
      Probate 27 Jun 1924  Wakefield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
      • BROOKS Sarah of 6 Crab Lane, Bilton, Harrogate spinster died 10th May 1924 Probate Wakefield 27th June 1924 to Albert Brooks builder and George Smith draper.

        Effects: £489 17s 6d
      Notes 
      • Sarah had a wooden leg.

        You can see via records the family took good care of Sarah and in the Photographs you can see she sits a certain way - no one in the family today know's why or how she came to have a wooden leg.

        Nigel Brooks 2012
      Person ID I45  BROOKS Family History
      Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

      Father John BROOKS,   b. Abt 1812, Warsill, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1893, Knox, Bilton, Harrogate, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
      Mother Elizabeth ANDERSON,   b. Abt 1820, Kearby, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1898, Crab Lane, Bilton, Harrogate, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
      Married 11 Jun 1838  Christ Church, Harrogate, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
      Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Children 
       1. Hilda BROOKS,   b. 12 Sep 1881, Bilton, Harrogate, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
      Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
      Family ID F4412  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsProbate - 27 Jun 1924 - Wakefield, Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
       = Link to Google Earth 

    • Sources 
      1. [S8] Birth Certificate [UK] (Reliability: 3).

      2. [S97] Will.

      3. [S2] Death Certificate (Reliability: 3).

      4. [S7] National Burial Index (Reliability: 3).

      5. [S336] National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966.

      6. [S4] Marriage Certificate [UK] (Reliability: 3).