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21 February 2024

Brooking families of Australia

Australian Territories Map

The Australian map shown identifies the approximate location of the families associated with the Charts mentioned above.


Some of the founders of the Australian Brookings are represented in the following Society charts.


Charts BIAM, BVR, UPED, JGW, UDWM, LX, GCX, UHC, IU, JD, JJM, LKP, NNQ, LEAAM, LCJD, JAKD, LCX, KU, KRMN, SRE


Chart - BIAM                  John Sherlock Brooking (1840-1916) settled in Western Australia in the 1870's and married Catherine Farmer Clay and Pauline Helena Beurteaux.

Chart - BVR                    Thomas William Brooking (1843-1931) settled in Brisbane in the 1870's and married Selina Austin.

Chart - UPED                  Richard Brooking, 1813-1862, emigrated in the 1840's and married Emily Jane Martin.

Chart - JGW                   John Richard Brooking (1912 - -) emigrated in the 1930's and married Beryl Victoria Hulme

Chart - UDWM               Harriet Brooking (1837-1889) married William Towan and emigrated in 1860 on the 'SS Kent'.

Chart - LX                      Harry Brooking (1854-1944 emigrated in 1884 with his wife Elizabeth Ann Stephens Hodge (1854-1945)

Chart - GCX                    Richard Brooking (1824-1869) emigrated in the 1850's and married Alice Johnston.

Chart - UHC                    Harold Frederick Walker Brooking (1894-1970) emigrated in 1912 on the SS Gothic and married Edith Bond.

Chart - IU                       Three brothers emigrated about 1850.

Chart - JD                      John Rowe Brooking (1826-1876) married Ann Smith and emigrated in 1854 travelling on the Barque 'Nestor'

Chart - JJM                    Nicholas Thomas Brooking (1954- -) emigrated in the 1970's and married Susan Gwendoline McFarland.

Chart - LKP                    John Edwin Brooking (1856- -) emigrated in the 1870's and married Helena Ann Dee

Chart - NNQ                   Winifred Rhoda Brooking (11 Oct 1914 - ) married Walter Smith and they emigrated in the 1950's.

Chart - LEAAM               Walter Brooking (14 Oct 1884-16 Oct 1954) emigrated in the early 1900's and married Emily Elise Downing. In Australia he was known as Walter White, after his step-father.

Chart - LCJD                  Mary Ann Brooking (1 Mar 1839- -) emigrated in about 1850 and married James Coogan, and later James Lock.

Chart - JAKD                 Mary Jane Brooking (24 Aug 1854- 29 Aug 1934) emigrated in the 1870's and married William Monaghan.

Chart - LCX                    Sarah Brooking (bapt. 13 Jan 1833 Salcombe - 6 Jun 1903) possibly emigrated in 1855 on the 'Eliza Goddard'. Married William Hannah, widower of her sister.

Chart - KU                     Jane Ann Brooking and her husband James Avery emigrated to Newcastle, NSW in about 1879.

Chart - KRMN                Edith Ellen Brooking and her husband Rennie Edmondson emigrated to Sydney, NSW after 1911.

Chart - SRE                    Jane Brookings and her husband Henry Morris sailed to Victoria on the 'Marco Polo' in 1855.


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