Updated 26 Sep 2006

WIRKSWORTH Parish Records 1600-1900

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Photo 476


Taken about 1923
Thomas and Sarah Elizabeth BROCKLEHURST and
Dick 1901, Thomas 1904, Harry 1905, Jack 1910, Ethel 1913, Sarah Elizabeth 1915, Samuel 1916 and Frank 1917.
All the children shown here lived into their eighties.

Thomas BROCKLEHURST 1880-1950 and
Sarah Elizabeth (nee TAYLOR) 1881-1955

Thomas and Sarah Elizabeth

Thomas BROCKLEHURST, son of Thomas BROCKLEHURST and Eliza METCALFE, was born on 20 Apr 1880 in Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England, was christened on 30 May 1880 in Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England, died on 17 Feb 1950 in Thames, New Zealand, at age 69, and was buried on 20 Feb 1950 in Paeroa Cemetery, Thames, New Zealand. They moved to NZ about 1927

Thomas married Sarah Elizabeth TAYLOR in 1901 in Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England.

A more detailed pedigree for this family is elsewhere on this website.
Thomas BROCKLEHURST appears on the following Census entries: 1901, 1891 and 1881

Children from this marriage were:

  1. Dick BROCKLEHURST died in 1986 in New Zealand aged about 85
  2. Stanley BROCKLEHURST was born about 1903 and died about 1903.
  3. Thomas BROCKLEHURST was born in 1904 and died in 1991, at age 87.
  4. Harry BROCKLEHURST was born in 1905 and died in 1994, at age 89.
  5. Jack BROCKLEHURST was born in 1910 and died in 1997, at age 87.
  6. Ethel BROCKLEHURST was born in 1913 and died in 1996, at age 83.
  7. Sarah Elizabeth? BROCKLEHURST was born in 1915 and died in 2001, at age 86.
  8. Samuel BROCKLEHURST (born on 26 Aug 1916 in Wigwell Mill, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England - died on 30 Aug 2001, at age 86 in Thames, New Zealand).
  9. Frank BROCKLEHURST was born in 1917 and died in 1999, at age 82.

The author is waiting for further information from Daphne FINN aka "Ducky" who sent these photos of her grandparents.

Sun, 19 Jun 2005 09:53:33 +1200
>Hi just 2 photos i got of granny and gandad brocklehurst and all of the kids >before they left the UK.
>Roger [AXCELL]

Tue 26 Sep 2006 21:17:17 +1200
hi i thought you might like this photo of my grandparents as you have got a write up of them on your web site cheers daphne finn nee axcell my mother was sarah elizabeth brocklehurst
from ducky

Tue, 26 Sep 2006 20:19:07 +0100
Thanks for the 2 photos of your grandparents BROCKLEHURST. Can you also tell me their names, approximate dates, and filename of page of my website where you saw them? I shall need this to know where to put the photos.
Best wishes,
John Palmer, Dorset, England

Wed, 27 Sep 2006 10:49:27 +1200
hi yes i will do that for give me a few days to sort there ages out i know my mum in the photo was about 7 when they came to nz she has passed away at the age of 86 cheers will get back to you soon daphne.

[sketched from info in above emails]

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1880                 1881
Thomas               Sarah Elizabeth
1950            |    1955
               Sarah Elizabeth   moved to NZ in 1927
          |    2001
      |      |
     Roger  Daphne

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