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John Brooker, farmer, son of Thomas Brooker and Martha Brooker [Wicking]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
12th Jul 1806
Born
In the Parish of Hartfield, Sussex
 
10th Aug 1806
Christened
At St. Mary's Church in the Parish of Hartfield, Sussex; son of Thomas & Martha Brooker
Hartfield Parish Registers
 
6th Dec 1828
Married
Frances Edwards at St. Mary's Church in the Parish of Hartfield, Sussex
Hartfield Parish Registers
 
1830
Birth of a daughter
Mary Ann in the Parish of Hartfield, Sussex
Hartfield Parish Registers
 
1831
Birth of a son
Henry in the Parish of Hartfield, Sussex
Hartfield Parish Registers
 
1833
Birth of a son
Thomas in the Parish of Hartfield, Sussex
Hartfield Parish Registers
 
1834
Birth of a daughter
Frances in the Parish of Hartfield, Sussex
Hartfield Parish Registers
 
1836
Birth of a son
John George in the Parish of Hartfield, Sussex
Hartfield Parish Registers
 
Dec 1840
Birth of a son
James in the County of Sussex
1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
6th Jun 1841
Census
At Bailey Farm in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex; John Brooker, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farmer
1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At Copthorne Farm in the Parish of Worth, Sussex; John Brooker, M, Head, widowed, age 44, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer, 100 acres
1851 Census
Worth, Sussex
 
27th Sep 1852
Married
Ann Stone in the Parish of Blindley Heath, Surrey
IGI - Family Search
 
1854
Birth of a son
Alfred in the Parish of Worth, Sussex
Worth Parish Registers
 
1879
Recollections
Ashdown Forest dispute
 

During The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 commoners and land owners were interviewed by the solicitor William Raper. Their comments were recorded in a series of notebooks:

Brooker, John. Intelligent good witness. Looks well but waterworks wrong. Living at Copthorne Farm, Worth. Farmer and road surveyor for this Parish for 17 years past. Born 12th July 1806 on Ashdown Forest close to Colemans Hatch.

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20th Jul 1884
Died
In the Parish of Copthorne, Sussex
IGI - Family Search

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Brooker family records
The ancestral pedigree of John Brooker, farmer
  
 Thomas Brookerm: 12th Oct 1800 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, SussexMartha Wicking 
 b: c 1780  b: c 1780
  
       
 Elizabeth James John Hannah Jane Ann 
 b: 1802 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 28th Mar 1802 St. Mary's Church, daughter of Thomas & Martha Brooker
 b: 1804 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 18th Feb 1804 St. Mary's Church, son of Thomas & Martha Brooker
 b: 12th Jul 1806 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 10th Aug 1806 St. Mary's Church, son of Thomas & Martha Brooker
d: 20th Jul 1884 Copthorne, Sussex
 b: 1809 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 25th Jun 1809 St. Mary's Church, daughter of Thomas & Martha Brooker
 b: 1811 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 1st Dec 1811 St. Mary's Church, daughter of Thomas & Martha Brooker
 b: 1815 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 30th Jul 1815 St. Mary's Church
 
                
Parental
record
   
   
   
1st marriage John Brooker
farmer
m: 6th Dec 1828 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, SussexFrances Edwards 
 b: 12th Jul 1806 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 10th Aug 1806 St. Mary's Church, son of Thomas & Martha Brooker
d: 20th Jul 1884 Copthorne, Sussex
  b: c 1810
  
       
 Mary Ann Henry Thomas Frances John George James 
 b: 1830 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 14th Feb 1830 St. Mary's Church, daughter of John (farmer) & Fanny Brooker
 b: 1831 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 19th Jun 1831 St. Mary's Church, son of John (labourer) & Fanny Brooker
 b: 1833 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 21st Apr 1833 St. Mary's Church, son of John (labourer) & Fanny Brooker
 b: 1834 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 26th Oct 1834 St. Mary's Church, daughter of John (labourer) & Frances Brooker
 b: 1836 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 15th Nov 1836 St. Mary's Church, son of John (labourer) & Frances Brooker
 b: December 1840 Sussex 
Family
record
   
2nd marriage John Brooker
farmer
m: 27th Sep 1852 Blindley Heath, SurreyAnn Stone 
 b: 12th Jul 1806 Hartfield, Sussex
ch: 10th Aug 1806 St. Mary's Church, son of Thomas & Martha Brooker
d: 20th Jul 1884 Copthorne, Sussex
  b: 1814 Horsham, Sussex
  
  
 Alfred 
 b: 1854 Worth, Sussex
ch: 6th Aug 1854 Worth Parish Church, son of John (farmer) & Ann Brooker
 

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