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Zacharias BROOKER
Butcher of City of Westminster, London, Middlesex
Ancestors
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John BROOKER
1645 - ~1706
Girdler coffeeman of London, Middlesex
William BROOKER
1675 - ~1745
of Brighton, Sussex
 
Jane PITMAN
1644 - ~1706
of St Dunstan-in-the-West, London, Middlesex
Zacharias BROOKER
bap.1715 - bur.1788
Butcher of Brighton, Sussex
 
Zacharias BROOKER
1752 - bur.1793
Butcher of City of Westminster, London, Middlesex
 
John BELCHIER
~1595 - ~1645
Samuell BELCHIER
bap.1638 - bur.1688
Apothecary of Barford St John, Banbury, Oxfordshire
 
Elizabeth [BELCHIER]
~1595 - ~1645
John BELCHIER
bap.1686 - ~1746
Cabinet maker and craftsman of furniture, mirrors and glass of Deddington, Banbury, Oxfordshire
 
Beata WEST
~1642 - bur.1686
of Deddington, Banbury, Oxfordshire
Elizabeth BELCHIER
bap.1712 - bur.1795
of City Of London, London, Middlesex
 
Thomas BELCHER
~1643 - ~1743
of City Of London, London, Middlesex
Catherine BELCHER
~1683 - ~1749
of City Of London, London, Middlesex
 
Rebecca [BELCHER]
~1642 - ~1692
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Zacharias BROOKER
1752 - bur.1793
Butcher of City of Westminster, London, Middlesex
  m. Jane STEEL (1755 - ~1814)
 
Zachariah BROOKER
1774 - 1815
Butcher of St Giles, London, Middlesex
  m. Nancy PITTWAY (~1776 - ~1842)
 
Zachariah William BROOKER
1801 - 1874
of City of Westminster, London, Middlesex
Ruth Rose BROOKER
bap.1805 - ~1855
of Finchley, Middlesex
Mary BROOKER
bap.1809 - ~1859
of Finchley, Middlesex
Jane Elizabeth BROOKER
1813 - ~1863
of Westminster, London, Middlesex
Ruth Rose BROOKER
bap.1777 - ~1827
of St Giles, London, Middlesex
Mary BROOKER
bap.1779 - ~1829
of St Giles, London, Middlesex
William BROOKER
bap.1781 - ~1831
of St Giles, London, Middlesex
Benjamin BROOKER
1783 - ~1833
of St Giles, London, Middlesex
Jane Elizabeth BROOKER
1785 - ~1873
of St Giles, London, Middlesex
  m. Samuel JONES (1779 - 1864)
 
Mary JONES
1808 - 1864
of City Of London, London, Middlesex
  m. Edward PARKER (1809 - 1876)
 
John PARKER
1833 - ~1904
Draper of Birmingham, Warwickshire
  m. Emma [PARKER] (~1827 - ~1899)
 
John PARKER
~1860 - ~1921
Draper's shopman of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Ada PARKER
~1861 - ~1916
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edward PARKER
1837 - ~1904
Disabled (imbecile) of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Emelia 'Emily' PARKER
1840 - 1895
of Edgbaston, Birmingham, Warwickshire
  m. Enoch EDWARDS (1840 - ~1911)
 
Enoch Henry 'Harry' EDWARDS
1868 - 1886
of Aston, Warwickshire
Ralph Ernest EDWARDS
1870 - 1954
Innkeeper of Aston, Warwickshire
  m. Rose PHILLIPS (1880 - 1928)
  m. (Mary) Elizabeth SMITH (1888 - ~1964)
 
Lilly May EDWARDS
1906 - 2003
of Redditch, Worcestershire
  m. Christopher Charles SHAKESPEARE (1902 - 1992)
 
June Rosemary SHAKESPEARE
1930 - 1978
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
  m. Walter Alan GOUGH (1923 - 1998)
 
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Kevin A GOUGH
1957 - 2003
of Warwick, Warwickshire
 
Christopher Ralph SHAKESPEARE
1939 - 2005
of Warwick, Warwickshire
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Doris Evelyne EDWARDS
1907 - 1963
of Redditch, Worcestershire
  m. George G RAYBOULD (1901 - 1967)
 
Norma L RAYBOULD
1935 - 2011
of Warwick, Warwickshire
 
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Vesta Victoria EDWARDS
1908 - 1915
of Redditch, Worcestershire
Albert Clifford EDWARDS
1911 - 1990
Press toolsetter of Redditch, Worcestershire
  m. Dorothy MINOR (~1916 - ?)
 
Michael A EDWARDS
1947 - 1987
of Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire
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Emelia Mary 'Emily' EDWARDS
1872 - 1972
of Aston, Warwickshire
  m. Arthur Henry GREVES (1858 - 1941)
 
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  m. Unknown LOWE (~1897 - ?)
 
Harry Arthur GREVES
1899 - 1975
Dairy farmer of Holly Wood, King's Norton, Worcestershire
  m. Dorothy BROADWAY (1899 - 1943)
 
William A GREVES
1925 - bur.1926
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
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Graham J GREVES
1936 - 1995
of Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
  m. Martha E SAER (1933 - 1999)
 
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Albert Edward GREVES
1901 - 1976
Farmer of King's Norton, Worcestershire
  m. Ada M TOMLIN (1908 - 1978)
 
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Barbara Jean GREVES
1937 - 1997
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
 
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John Edward EDWARDS
1873 - 1873
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Albert Parker EDWARDS
1876 - 1930
Licensed victualler of Aston, Warwickshire
  m. Annie Elizabeth STOKES (1871 - 1961)
 
Albert Garnet 'Bert' EDWARDS
1898 - 1950
Licensed victualler of Crabbs Cross, Worcestershire
  m. Margaret 'Peggy' TOMLINSON (1913 - 1989)
 
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Mildred Valentine EDWARDS
1900 - 1900
of Crabbs Cross, Worcestershire
Doris May 'Dolly' EDWARDS
1902 - 1974
Hotel assistant of Crabbs Cross, Worcestershire
  m. Harry Jordan PHIPPS (1899 - 1927)
 
Ralph Clifford EDWARDS
1903 - 1990
Hotelier and restauranteur of Redditch, Worcestershire
  m. Irene Mary 'Renee' ALLEN (1908 - 1979)
 
Jean Sheila EDWARDS
1933 - 2021
of Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
  m. John Orme BRETTELL (1925 - 1999)
 
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Greville Rex EDWARDS
1935 - 2012
of Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
  m. Brenda M S SMITH (1934 - 2015)
 
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John Barry Michael EDWARDS
1936 - 2000
of Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire
  m. Winifred Joan WALLEY (1936 - 2005)
 
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Ena Flora EDWARDS
1908 - 1983
Housewife of Redditch, Worcestershire
  m. William John 'Laddie' WEAVER (1904 - 2000)
 
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  m. Beryl Stuart FIDLER (1936 - 2007)
 
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Osmond EDWARDS
1910 - 2000
of Redditch, Worcestershire
 
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Elizabeth Mary 'Liz' EDWARDS
1945 - 2022
of Evesham, Worcestershire
 
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Ada EDWARDS
1879 - 1963
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
  m. Charles Frederick BURROWS (1870 - 1942)
 
Charles Frederick Thomas BURROWS
1907 - 1971
Aircraft metal polisher of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
  m. Edith M BUTLER (1906 - ~1973)
 
Unknown BURROWS
~1907 - ~1973
of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Frederick Garnet BURROWS
1908 - 2004
Joiner and woodworker of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
  m. Hilda COX (1908 - 1995)
 
Frederick James BURROWS
1943 - 2012
of Bristol, Gloucestershire
 
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Garnet Frederick EDWARDS
1882 - 1963
Publican (retired) of Bournbrook, Birmingham, Worcestershire
  m. Ellen Smallwood 'Nells' BLUNDALL (1882 - 1974)
 
Dorothy Vera EDWARDS
1909 - 1958
of Foxlydiate, Redditch, Worcestershire
  m. Ernest Henry POWELL (1912 - 1975)
 
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  m. Jennifer K STANWORTH (1943 - 2017)
 
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Samuel Frederick PARKER
1842 - 1848
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Margaret Mary PARKER
1845 - ~1908
Disabled (imbecile) of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Alfred Henry PARKER
1849 - ~1905
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Jane JONES
1809 - 1886
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
  m. John BROOKER (~1805 - ~1880)
  m. Edward PARKER (1809 - 1876)
 
Esther JONES
1812 - ~1862
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Emma JONES
1814 - ~1877
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Samuel JONES
1816 - ~1866
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Ruth JONES
1818 - ~1869
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Eliza JONES
1819 - ~1872
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Zachariah JONES
1824 - 1830
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Susan JONES
1825 - ~1888
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
  m. Joseph Billing BALDWIN (~1817 - ~1892)
 
Harriet JONES
1828 - ~1889
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Narrative and Notes

Zacharias BROOKER was a butcher of St Giles with premises in Broad Court in what is now Covent Garden. Broad Court still exists and runs parallel to Long Acre up to Drury Lane where Zacharias had arranged fire insurance. He also had a farm in Finchley where presumably his raised the animals for slaughter and retail.

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Date
Age*
Event
Place
22 Nov 1752
0
Birth 
City of Westminster, London, Middlesex
23 Nov 1752
0
Baptism 
St Martin in the Fields, City of Westminster, Middlesex, England
Jul 1753
0
Death of sister Sarah BROOKER 
St Giles, London, Middlesex
Aug 1773
20
Marriage to wife Jane STEEL 
St James, Clerkenwell, London, Middlesex, England
c. 1774
22
Birth of son Zachariah BROOKER 
 
2 Oct 1777
24
Baptism of daughter Ruth Rose BROOKER 
St Giles in the Fields, St Giles, London, Middlesex, England
11 Apr 1779
26
Baptism of daughter Mary BROOKER 
St Giles in the Fields, St Giles, London, Middlesex, England
28 Apr 1781
28
Baptism of son William BROOKER 
St Giles in the Fields, St Giles, London, Middlesex, England
7 Jun 1783
30
Birth of son Benjamin BROOKER 
St Giles, London, Middlesex
19 Feb 1785
32
Birth of daughter Jane Elizabeth BROOKER 
St Giles, London, Middlesex
25 Jul 1785
32
Marriage of sister Sarah BROOKER and Joseph PEASE 
10 
St Clement Danes, City Of London, London, Middlesex, England
23 Aug 1785
32
Marriage of sister Philadelphia BROOKER and Thomas CAVANAGH 
11 
St Clement Danes, City Of London, London, Middlesex, England
1788
36
Residence 
 

Broad Court runs parallel to Long Acre up to Drury Lane

 
12 
Broad Court, Long Acre, St Giles, London, Middlesex, England
Occupation: Butcher 
 
23 Nov 1788
36
Burial of father Zacharias BROOKER 
13 
St Giles in the Fields, St Giles, London, Middlesex, England
16 Jul 1793
40
Burial 
14 
St Giles in the Fields, St Giles, London, Middlesex, England
20 Jan 1795
42
Burial of mother Elizabeth BELCHIER 
15 
St Martin in the Fields, City of Westminster, Middlesex, England
1 Jun 1800
47
Marriage of son Zachariah BROOKER and Nancy PITTWAY 
16 17 
St Marylebone, Marylebone, London, Middlesex, England
25 Jan 1807
54
Marriage of daughter Jane Elizabeth BROOKER and Samuel JONES 
18 
St George, Hanover Square, Westminster, London, Middlesex, England
Mar 1815
62
Death of son Zachariah BROOKER 
19 
City of Westminster, London, Middlesex
Documented age, Calculated age, Estimated age
Citations
1 - St Martin in the Fields, Middlesex, Parish Records
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Baptized in November 1752

23 Zacharias Brooker of Zacharias & Elizabeth [Born] Nov 22

2 - St Martin in the Fields, Middlesex, Parish Records
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Baptized in November 1752

23 Zacharias Brooker of Zacharias & Elizabeth [Born] Nov 22

3 - St James, Clerkenwell, London, Parish Records
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The Year 1773

No 1014

Banns of Marriage between Zacharias Brooker & Jane Steel Both of this Parish were published on the three Sundays underwritten:

25th of July

1st of Aug'st

8th August

4 - St Anne, Soho, London, Parish Records

First name(s) Zacharius

Last name Brooker

Birth year 1774

Death year 1815

Death date ? ? 1815

Burial year 1815

Burial date 19 Mar 1815

Burial place St Anne, Soho

County Middlesex

Country England

Archive City of Westminster Archives Centre

Record set Westminster Burials

Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records

Subcategory Parish Burials

Collections from England, Great Britain

5 - St Giles in the Fields, St Giles, Middlesex, Parish Records
Publishing Info: Source Citation London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: P82/GIS/A/02 Description Year: 1784-1812 Source Information Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data:Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1812. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives. Images produced by permission of the City of London Corporation. The City of London...
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October 1777

2 Ruth Rose Brooker of Zacharias & Jane

6 - St Giles in the Fields, St Giles, Middlesex, Parish Records
Publishing Info: Source Citation London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: P82/GIS/A/02 Description Year: 1784-1812 Source Information Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data:Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1812. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives. Images produced by permission of the City of London Corporation. The City of London...
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April 1779 Baptisms

11 Mary Brooker of Zacharias & Jane

7 - St Giles in the Fields, St Giles, Middlesex, Parish Records
Publishing Info: Source Citation London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: P82/GIS/A/02 Description Year: 1784-1812 Source Information Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data:Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1812. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives. Images produced by permission of the City of London Corporation. The City of London...
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April 1781 Baptisms

[Day obscured by binding]

William Brooker of Zacharias & Jane

[Next date is 29 at top of next page]

8 - St Giles in the Fields, St Giles, Middlesex, Parish Records
Publishing Info: Source Citation London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: P82/GIS/A/02 Description Year: 1784-1812 Source Information Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data:Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1812. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives. Images produced by permission of the City of London Corporation. The City of London...
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AD 1783

Tuesday

July 3rd

Benjamin Brooker of Zachariah & Jane born June 7 Ch

9 - St Giles in the Fields, St Giles, Middlesex, Parish Records
Publishing Info: Source Citation London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: P82/GIS/A/02 Description Year: 1784-1812 Source Information Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data:Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1812. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives. Images produced by permission of the City of London Corporation. The City of London...
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Original:

AD1785

March

20 Jane Elizabeth Brooker of Zacharias & Jane born Feb 19th ch

Bishops Transcript:

Baptisms March 1785

20 Jane Elizabeth Brooker of Zacharias & Jane

10 - St Clement Danes, City of London, Parish Records
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11 - St Clement Danes, City of London, Parish Records
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12 - UK, Poll Books and Electoral Registers 1538-1893
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24th July 1788

Sworn: Y

Elector: Zachariah Brooker

Residences: Broad Court, Long Acre

Occupation: Butcher

Voted for: Townsend

13 - St Giles in the Fields, St Giles, Middlesex, Parish Records
Publishing Info: Source Citation London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: P82/GIS/A/02 Description Year: 1784-1812 Source Information Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data:Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1812. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives. Images produced by permission of the City of London Corporation. The City of London...
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November 1788 Burials

23 Zachariah Brooker Cro. l. [Cross Lane?]

14 - St Giles in the Fields, St Giles, Middlesex, Parish Records
Publishing Info: Source Citation London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: P82/GIS/A/02 Description Year: 1784-1812 Source Information Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data:Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1812. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives. Images produced by permission of the City of London Corporation. The City of London...
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July 1793 Burials

16 Zacharias Brooker Cro. l. [Cross Lane?]

15 - St Martin in the Fields, Middlesex, Parish Records
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Buried in January 1795

20 Elizabeth Brooker W[oman]

16 - St Marylebone, London, Parish Records
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First name(s) Zacharias

Last name Brooker

Name note -

Marriage year 1800

Marriage date 01 Jun 1800

Marriage place St Marylebone

Spouse's first name(s) Nancy

Spouse's last name Pittway

Spouse's age -

County London

Country England

Record set England Marriages 1538-1973

Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records

Subcategory Parish Marriages

Collections from England, Great Britain

17 - London and Surrey, England, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1597-1921
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18 - St George, Hanover Square, Westminster Parish Record
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Marriages in January 1807

61

Samuel Jones and Jane Brooker both of this Parish were married in this Church by Banns this twenty fifth day of January in the Year 1807 by me Edw Williams as curate

This marriage was solemnized between us Saml Jones, The Mark X of Jane Brooker

In the Presence of James Muller, Jno Smiley

19 - St Anne, Soho, London, Parish Records

First name(s) Zacharius

Last name Brooker

Birth year 1774

Death year 1815

Death date ? ? 1815

Burial year 1815

Burial date 19 Mar 1815

Burial place St Anne, Soho

County Middlesex

Country England

Archive City of Westminster Archives Centre

Record set Westminster Burials

Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records

Subcategory Parish Burials

Collections from England, Great Britain

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