Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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John BROOKE (c1580-1617)

and Mary WHEATLYE (c1585-1639)


John Brooke and Mary Wheatlye married on 17 July 1606 in Shipley, Sussex.

John Brooke's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  A John Brookes was buried on 21 January 1616/7 in Shipley.  No further information was given in the burial register to help identify which John was buried.

Mary Wheatlye's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  A Mary Brookes widow from Ashurst was buried on 11 April 1639 in West Grinstead.  Mary's son was living in Ashurst at about the time she died.


John Brooke and Mary Wheatlye had 3 known children:

  1. Edward Brooke was baptised on 25 August 1606 in Shipley.  He married twice, firstly to Margaret Farley 1634/5 and then Agnes Hamson in 1638.  (They have their own page.)

  2. James Brookes was baptised on 7 January 1609/10 in Shipley and buried there on 12 July 1610.

  3. William Brooks was baptised on 12 January 1611/2 in Shipley and buried there on 18 July 1612.



This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012