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Name: Emma Brooks

Burial Number: 0440

Gender: Female

Born: 28/7/1845

Died: 26/05/1904

Buried: 30/05/1904


Emma Sarah Morris was born in Calcutta, India, on 28th July 1845; she was the daughter of Frederick John Morris, a judge in the Indian civil service, and Caroline Locke, nee Dobree. She had an older brother, Frederick Bonomy Morris, b.1842. Emma’s father died shortly before she was born and her mother returned to England with her 2 young children, in 1851 they were living in Brighton, Sussex.

On 15th October 1891, aged 45yrs, Emma married Charles Thorne Brooks, 43yrs, a mining engineer, at St. Paul’s, Addlestone, Surrey. In 1901 they were staying as boarders at a lodging house in South Hayling, Havant, and in 1904 they were living at Culbin, Worthing, Sussex, where Emma died, aged 58yrs, on 26th May 1904.

Probate was granted to Charles Thorne Brooks, Esq., effects £5072. Value 2022 – £657K.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 2 Plot: 18

Exact Location (what3words): from.latest.shirts

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



None Found - Not listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves


None Found - Not listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves

Further Information


Name: Emma Sarah Brooks

Gender: Female

Born: 28/7/1845

Town: Calcutta

County: Unknown

Country: India


Maiden Name:Morris

Marriage Date: 15/10/1891

Spouse First Name: Charles

Spouse Second Name: Thorne

Spouse Last Name: Brooks

Town of Marriage: Addlestone

County of Marriage: Surrey

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 26/05/1904

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Culbin

Address line 3: Heene

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £5072 s d

Current value of effects: £656998

Census Information


Living at 30, Russell Square, Brighton, Sussex. Caroline Morris, 31yrs, widow, annuitant, living on own means, daughter, Emma, 5yrs, plus 3 domestic servants.


Staying at 3, Park Road, South Hayling, Havant, Hampshire. Ellen Honess, 57yrs, widow, Boarding House Keeper, Mary Perchard, 55yrs, m. Boarder, living on own means, Charles Brooks, 54yrs, wife, Emma, 56yrs, both Boarders, living on own means.

Miscellaneous Information

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