ll., Oxford ;
is a J.P. and D.L. for Cheshire, an Hon. Lieut.-Col.
in the Ai-my, Lieut.-Col. T.F. Reserve, late Comm.
Staffordshire Yeo. (of which he is Hon. Col.), T.D.,
formerly Comm. 4th Batt. Imp. Yeo. in S. Africa, an
Ofiicer of the Italian Order of the Crown, and Patron
of 6 livings ; was Financial Secretary to the War Office
1903-6 ; Finance Member of the Army Council 1904-5,
M.P. for Cheshire (Macclesfield Div.) 1886-1906 ;
in command of 22nd Mounted Brigade, Egyptian
Expeditionary Force, with the temp, rank of Brigadier-
Gen., 1916-17 ; Assistant Director of Labour 1917 18
and a Labour Commandant, with the temp, rank of
Col., 1918-19.— Capesthorne, Chelford, Cheshire; Cal-
veley Hall, Nantwich; Wootton Hall, Ashbourne ;
Carlton, and Whites Clubs, s.w. ; Turf Club, wr.
elseif (getClientWidth() > 430)
IJeir Pres., his brother Walter, educated at Harrow ; 6. 1804
m. 1902 Lilian Emily Isabel Jane, youngest dau. of the late
Lieut.-Col. Henry John Bagot Lane, Coldstream Guards, of
King's Bromley "Manor, Staffordshire, and has, with other
issue, a son, » Walter Henry, h. 1903.
BROMLEY-MARTIN. See Martin.
THE UNITED KINGDOM.
BROMLEY-WILSON, Sir Maurice, Bart., of BROOKE, Lord. See under Warwick- and Brooke.
Dallam Tower, Westmorland. — Cr. 1757.
Second sou of Sir Henry Bromley, 5th Bart., of Stoke
Hall, Nottinghamshire, who
BROOKE, the Right Hon. Francis Theophilus
Youngest son of (ieorge Augustus Frederick Brooke,
Esq., D.L., of Ashbrooke, co. Fermanagh, whorf. 1874,
by Lady Arabella Georgiana, who d. 1899, 3rd dau. of
Hans Francis, 11th Earl of Huntingdon; b. 1851 ; m.
1st 1877 Alice Mary Ogle, who d. 1909, dau. of the
late Very Rev. William Ogle Moore, Dean of Clogher ;
2ndly 1913 Agnes Letitia, 2nd dau. of the late Frederick
Drummond Hibbert, Esq., of Bucknell Manor, Oxford-
shire. Mr. Brooke, who was formerly Lieut. R.N., is
a J.P. and D.L. for co. Fermanagh, a J.P. for co. Wick-
low. Chairman of the Dublin and S.E. Railways, a
Director of the National Bank and Norwich Union, and
a Commissioner of Irish Lights. — Ardeen, Shillelagh,
CO. Wicklow; Bachelors' Club, w. ; Kihlare Street Club,
BROOKE, Sir Richard Marcus, Bart., of
Norton, Cheshire. — Cr. 1662.
Eldest son of Sir Richard Brooke, 7th Bart., of Nor-
ton, by his 1st wife Lady Louisa Tollemache Duff,
who d. 1864, sister of James, 6th Earl of Fife; /-.
1850; «. 1888; m. 1883 Alice, eldest dau. of the
late John Sambrook Crawley, Esq., of Stoekwood, Bed-
fordshire. Sir Richard Brooke, who was educated at
Eton, is a J.P. and D.L. for Cheshire, aud Patron of
1 living; late Lieut. 1st Life G-aavAs.— Norton Priory,
Runcorn, Cheshire; Travellers' Club, s.w.
llnr, his son Rieliard Christopher, late Lieut. Scots Guards
Special Resarve ; previously Lieut. Scots Gnai-ds ; educated
at Eton and at Oh. Oh., Oxford ; h. 188S ; m. 1912 Marion
Dorothea, only surviving dau. of the late Arlliur Charles
1 ones-Cross, Esq., M.P., J.P. and D.L., of Dromautine, cc.
Down, and has, with other issue, a son, • Richard Neville,
BROOKE, Sir Arthur Richard DE CAPELL-,
Bart., of Great Oakley, Northampton-
shire.— Cr. 1803.
Eldest son of .Sir Richard Lewis de Capell-Brookc, 4th
Bart., by Mary Grace, eldest dau. of the late Right Rev.
Edward TroUope, Bishop of Nottingham; b. 1869; s.
1892 ; m. 1897 Fanny Cecil Talbot, eldest dau. of Capt.
Duncan McNeill, late Scots Greys, of Oronsay Priory,
Argyllshire. Educated at Ch. Ch., Oxford (B.A. 1893) ;
is Capt. aud Hon. Major 3rd Batt. Northamptonshire
Regt., a J.P. aud CC. for Northamptonshire (High
Sheriff of Rutland 1899), and Patron of 1 living.—
Aghadoe, Killeagh, co. Cork ; Great Oakley Hall, near
Kettering; Carlton, Travellers', and Boodle's Clubs, s.vf.
Heir Pres., his brother Edward Geoffi-ey. O.B.E.. Private
Secretary to the Chief of the ImpeiM Gen. Stuff ; edu-
cated at Radley and at Merton Coll., O.xford (B.A. 1002) ;
BROOKE, Sir Basil Stanlakb, Bart., M.C., of
Colebrooke, co. Fermanagh. — Cr. 1822.
Eldest son of Sir Arthur Douglas Brooke, 4th Bart.,
by Gertrude Isabella, who d. 1918, only dau. of the
late Stanlake Ricketts Batson, Esq., of Horseheath,
Cambridgeshire; b. 1888; «. 1907; m. 1919 Cynthia
Mary, younger dau. of the late Capt. Charles Warden
Sergison, J.P. and D.L., formerly Scots Guards, of
Cuckfield Park, Sussex. Sir Basil Brooke, who was
educated at Winchester and at the R. Mil. Coll.,
Sandhurst, is Capt. Reserve of Officers, late 10th
R. Hussars; previously Lieut. R. Fusiliers; has the
French Croix de Guerre. — Colebrooke, near Br.oke.
borough, co. Fermanagh.
Heir Pi-es,. his brother Arthur Francis, Lieut. 10th R.
Hussars ; educated at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst ; b. 1896.
COUNTY FAMILIES OF
BROOKE, Alice Sophia, Lady.
Spcond dau. of Sir Alan Edward Bellingham, 3rd
Bart., who d. 1889, Ly Elizabeth, who d. 1887, only
child of the late Henry Clarke, Esq., of West Skirbeck
House, Lincolnshire; m. 186i Sir Victor Alexander
Brooke, 3rd Bart., who d. 1891. — St. Jean de Lus,
Basses Pyrenees, France.
BROOKE, Maey, Lady, of Armitage Bridge,
Dau. of James Priestley, Esq., J. P.. of Bank Field,
Huddersfield; m. 1st 1880 the Eer. Charles Farrar
Forster, Vicar of Beckwithshaw, Yorkshire, who (/.
1894 ; 2ndly 1902, as his 3rd wife. Sir ThomasBrooke,
iBt and only Bart. (cr. 1899), F.S.A., a J.P., D.L.,
and late Chairman of Quarter Sessions for the AV.
Riding of Yorkshire, who was formerly Lieut.-Col.
Coram, .^th W. Biding R.V.. and who d.s.p. 1908.—
Armitac/e Bridge, Huddersfield.
BROOKE, Sir George Frederick, Bart., of
Summerton, co. Dublin. — Cr. 1903.
Eldest son of Francis Richard Brooke, Esq., of Sum-
merton, who d. 1867, by the Hon. Henrietta, who d.
1911, 3rd dau. of Charles .Toseph Kelly, 3rd Viscount
Monck ; b. 1849; m. 1st 1875 Anna Mfiria, who d.\
1877, younger dau. of the late Geoifrey Joseph
Sliakerley, Esq., of Belmont Hall, Cheshire; 2ndly
1881 Emily Alma, who d. 1910, eldest dau. of
the late Augustine Hugli B.irton, Esq., of Roclies-
town, CO. Tippei-ary. .Sir George Brooke, who wa.s
educ.^ted at Eton and !it Trinity Coll., Cambridge,
is a Director of the Bank of Irebuid. of which he was
formerlv Governor, a Magistrate for co. Dublin (High
Sheritf 1898), a D.L. for tlie City of Dublin, and a
Magistrate for co. Wexford (High Sheriff 1882).— j
Summerton, Cnstlcl-nocl;, co. Dublin ; Pickering, \
Celbridge, co. Kildare ; Coolgreaney, co. Wexford ;
Residence : 1, Gardiner's Bow, Dublin ; Carlton Club,
S.W. ; Kildare Street, and SackoilU Street Chcbs, Dublin, j
Heir, his son Frarcis Hugli, Capt. S. Irish Horse ; late i
Lieut. King's R. Rifle Corps ; b. 1882 ; m. 1915 Mary Louisa
Mabel Fitz-Gerald-Arnott, youngest dau. of Sir John
Arnott, 1st Bart., of Woodlands, co. Cork, and has, ivith
other i!sne, a son, 'George Cecil Francis, 1. 1916.
BROOKE, H.H. Margaret Alice Lillt, Lady
(Dowager Ranee of Sarawak).
Dau. of the late Clayton de Windt, Esq., of Blunsdon
Hall, Wiltshire; vi. 1869 H.H. Sir Charles Anthony
Johnson Brooke, 2nd Rajah of Sarawak, who was
formerly Lieut. R.N., and who was cr. G.C.M.G. 1888
and d. 1917. — The Astana, Kutching, Sarawak,
via Singapore; Chesterton, Cirencester.
BROOKE, Sir William Robert, K.C.I.E.—
Son of the late Thomas Britannicus Brooke, Esq.,
H.E.I. C.S. ; J. 1842; »n. 1870 Evelyn, dau. of the late
John Simons, Esq. Sir WiUiam Brooke was Director-
Gen, of the Indian Telegraph Department 1890-.i.^
Albert Gate Mansions, 219, Knighlsbridge, s.w. ;
BROOKE, Alexander Traffoud, Esq., ofi
Eldest son of Alexander Brooke, Esq., of Handford, j
who d. 1919, by Louisa, 4th dau. of the late,
Rev. Thomas Griffith Roberts, Rector of Llanrwst, Den-
bighshire ; b. 1864. Mr. Brooke, who was educated at |
Rugby, is a Merchant in the City of London.— iff/bm
Club, s.w. ; Junior Atheneeum Club, w. ; 34, Craven
Hill Gardens, Lancaster Gate, w. |
BROOKE, Lieat.-Col. Arthur, of Brock Wood,
Fifth son of William Brooke, Esq., of Gatley Hall,
Cheshire, who d. 1859, by Alice, dau. of the lale
John Thorniley, Esq., of Grundy Hill, Cheshire; b.
1846 ; m. 1st 1872 Jane, who d. 1885, dau. of Edward
Mucklow, Esq., J.P., of Grange-over-Sands ; 2ndly
1886 Antouia Mai-y, eldest dau. of the kte Septimus
Booker, Esq., of Swarthdale, Lancashire, and has
by the former, with other issue, *Axthur Evelyn, h.
1873; m. 1900 Laura Elizabeth, 2nd dau. of Frank
Walter Scott, Esq., and widow of Prince Louis Clovis
Bonaparte. Lieut.-Col. Brooke was formerly Major and
Hon. Lieut.-Col. 3rd Batt. R. Fusiliers.— BrocA Wood,
Burwash, Sussex; Junior United Service Club, s.w.
BROOKE, Lieut.-Col. Bertram Norman
SERGISON-, C.M.G., D.S.O., of Cuck-
field Park, Sussex.
Youngest son of Arthur Basil Brooke, Esq., who d.
1884, by Alice Georgina, who d. 1915, dau. of the late
Rev. William Norton, Rector of Baltinglass, co. Wick-
low, and widow of J. Shirley Ball, Esq., of Abbeylara,
CO. Longford ; b. 1880 ; m. 1915 Prudence Ida Evelyn,
who d. 1918, elder dau. of the late Capt. Charles
Warden Sergison, J.P. and D.L., formerly Scots
Guards, of Cuckfield Park, and has a dau., * Patience
Ann. Lieut.-Col. Sergison-Brooke, who was educated
at Eton and at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, and as-
sumed the prefix surname of Sergison by royal license
1 9 1 5, is Major and Brevet Lieut.- Col. Grenadier Guards
and Patron of 1 living ; commanded a Brigade, with
the temp, rank of Brigader-Gen. ,191 7-19. — Residence :
Bookimod, Cuckfi,eld, Sussex; Guards', and. Arthur's
BROOKE, Lieut.-Col. Eardley Wilmot,
D.S.O., of Dromavana, co. Cavan.
Eldest surviving son of Lieut.-Col. Robert AVilmot
Brooke, of Dromavana, who d. 1898, by his 1st wife
Elizabeth, who d. 1883, dau. of the late Gen. Sir
Duncan MacGregor, K.C.B. ; h. 1870 ; m. 1902 Beatrice
Anna Caroline Isabelle Clifford Peacocke, elder dau. of
the late Clifford Bartholomew Lloyd. Esq., of Lossett,
CO. Cavan, and has a son, *Guy Wilmot, b. 1904.
Lieut.-Col. Brooke, who was educated at Monckton
Combe and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge, was formerly
Lieiit. 60th Rifles, and is Lieut.-Col. R.A .S.C.
BROOKE, Edward, Esq., of Ufford, Suffolk.
Younger son of Francis Capper Brooke, Esq., of
Ufford, who d. 1886, by his 2nd wife Louise, who d.
1895, 2nd dau. of the late James Duff, Esq. ; b. 1856.
Mr. Brooke, who was educated at Eton, is a Magistrate
for Suffolk (was on the roll for High Sheriff for
1905) and Patron of 1 living; late Lieut. Grenadier
Guards. — Ufford Place, Woodbridqe.
BROOKE, Frederic, Esq., of Dalton Grange,
Younger son of Henry Brooke, Esq., J.P., of Dalton
Grange, who d. 1883 ; b. 1853 ; m. 1879 Lillie, 3rd dau.
of the late James Watkinson, Esq., of Beechwood, co.
York, and has, with other issue, * James Burton, h.
1880. Mr. Brooke was educated at Shrewsbury School.
— Dalton Grange, near Huddersfield.
BROOKE, Capt. Harry Vesey, of Fairley,
Second son of Sir Arthur Brinsley Brooke, 2nd Bart.,
MP. of Colebrooke, co. Fermanagh, who d. 1854, by
the Hon. Henrietta Julia (formerly a Maid of Honour
THE UNITED KINGDOM.
to H.M. Queeu Victoria), who d. 1886, dau. of the late
Gen. the Hon. Sir George Anson, G.C.B., M.P. ; h.
ISio ; m. 1879 Patricia, only child of the late James
Gregory Moir-Bj-res, Esq., of Fairlej' and of Tonley,
Alierdeenshire, and has, with other issue, a sou,
* Arthur, Capt. 18th King George's Own Lancers,
Indian Army, and Commandant of H.E. the Viceroy's
Body Guard ; educated at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst ;
li. 1886; m. 1913 Aimfe, dau. of Richard Charles
Brooman-'White, Esq., of Arddarroeh, Uumbartonshire,
and has a son, * Basil Arthur, b. 1917. Capt. Brooke
is a J.P. and D.L. for Aberdeenshire, and Capt. late
92nd Gordon Highlanders. — Fairlei/, Comiiesswells,
Ahcrdeeii ; Naval and Military Clith, w.
BROOKE, John, Esq., of Haughton Hall,
Only son of Capt. George Townshend Brooke, temp.
Capt. N. Midhmd Divisional Engineers, R.E., T.F.,
who d. (killed in action) 1915, by Ida Mary, dau. of the
late John MuIUngs, Esq., of Cirencester; b. 1913; s.
his uncle Major William John Brooke, J.P., 3rd Batt.
Shropshire L.I., attached to Middlesex Eegt., w-ho
was killed in action, 1918 ; is Patron of 1 living. —
Haughton Hall, near Shifnal, Shropshire ; Residence :
BROOKE, John Kendall, Esq., of Sibfcon
Eldest son of John WiUiara Brooke, Esq., J.P. and
D.L., of SibtonPark,whorf. 1881, by Jemima Charlotte,
who d. 1908, 3rd dau. of the late William Brittain, Esq. ;
h. 1856; m. 1st 1882 Helen Beatrice, who d. 1897,
only child of Capt. Edward AVilliara Frederick Acton,
of Gatacre Park, Shropshire ; 2ndly 1901 Katharine
Frances, eldest dau. of Arthur Hey wood, Esq., of
Glevering, Sutfolk, and has, with other issue, a son.
*John Acton, Capt. 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons,
previously Lieut. Northumberland Fusiliers; 4. 1883.
Mr. Brooke, who was educated at Eton and at B.N.C.,
Oxford (B.A. 1878, M.A. 1882), and called to the Bar
at the Inner Temple 1880, is a Magistrate for Suffolk
(on the roll for High Sheriff for 1920), and Patron of 1
living.— Sibton Pari; Yoxford.
BROOKE, William, Esq., of Northgate
Son of Thomas Brooke, Esq., of Northgate House, York-
shire, who d. 1859, by Anne, who d. 1889, dau. of
the late Joseph Ingham, Esq.. of Leeds, Yorkshire : b.
1834 ;?«. 1871 Gertrude Elizabeth, dau. of thelate Joshua
Ingham, Esq., of Blake Hall. Yorkshire, and has, with
other issue, an only son, *Thomas, a Magistrate for
the W. Riding of Yorkshire and temp. Major Service
Batt. King's R. Rifle Corps.; late Capt. and temp. Major
(previously Major) Yorkshire Dragoons Yeo. ; educated
at Magdalen Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1898, M.A. 1904);
b. 1875; m. 1904 Beatrice Gundreda, 2nd dau. of Sir
Edward Hildred Carlile, 1st Bart., M.P., of Ponsbourne
Park, Hertfordshire, and has, with other issue, a son,
*AVilliam, b. 1907. Mr. Brooke is a Magistrate for
the W. Riding of Yorkshire, and a Manufacturer at
Huddersfield. — Northgate Mount, Honley, Hiiddcrsfield ;
Carlton Club, s.w.
BROOKE, of Hinton Abbey, Somerset. Sec
BROOKE. See Lang/ord-Brooke.
BROOKE-HITCHING, Sir Thomas Henry,
Knt.— Cr. 1902.
Son of John Walter Hitching, of Halifax, Yorkshire,
by Susan, dau. of the late Henry Wadsworth, of
Wadsworth, Yorkshire; b. 1858; m. 1878 Sarah
Kossuth, dau. of David Brooke, of Stannary. Sir
Thomas Brooke-Hitching, who was educated at Haley
Hill Coll., and assumed the surname of Brooke-Hitching
by royal license, is an Officer of the Legion of Honour
and of the Order of Leopold II. of Belgium, and one of
H.M.'s Lieuts. for the City of Loudon, and was Sheriff of
London 1902-3, a Member of the London C.C. 1904-7,
and Mayor of Marylebone 1907. — Corstoii House, Eydc,
I. of Wight ; Harcourt House, Cavendish Square, w.
BROOKE - POPHAM, Col. Henry Rouekt
Moore, O.B., G.M.G., D.S.O., A.F.C., of
Bagborough House, Somerset.
Eldest son of Henry Brooke, Esq., of Wetheringsett
Manor, Suflfolk, who d. 1892. by Dulcibella Laetitia,
dau. of the late Rev. Robert Moore, of Wetheringsett ;
b. 1878. Col. Brooke -Poph am, who was educated at
Haileybury and at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, and
s. his cousin Mrs. Fenwick-Bisset, 1903, and assumed
the additional surname of Popham by royal license
1904, is Major and Brevet Col. Oxfordshire and Buck-
inghamshire L.I., temp. Brigadier-Gen. R.A.F., an
Officer of the Legion of Honour, and Patron of 1 living ;
was a D.A.Q.M.G., with the temp, rank of Brigadier-
Gen.. 1916-18; has the Order of St. Stanislas of Russia,
BROOKING, Majiir-Geii. SirHAKitY Teiscott,
K.C.B., K.C.S I., K.C.M.G.— Cr. K.C.B.
19Ui, K.C.M.G. I9I7, K.C.S.I. 1919.
Only .-on of Arthur Yelvcrton Brooking, Esq., formerly
Lieut. Indian Army, who d. 1868, by Constance, who
d. 1869, elder .Ian. of the late Ca|it. Henry Baynham.
E.li;. ; /). lSfi4 : •;/;. 1889 Amy Agnese, ind dau. of the
late Albeit Smith. Esq. .^ir Harry Brooking, who wa.s
educated at Wellington Coll. and at the R. Mil. Coll..
Sandhurst, is a Major-Gen. Indian Army and Col.
81st Pioneers; was D.A.A.G., Madras, 1898-1903;
A.Q.M.G. in India 1911 ; Gen. .Staff Officer S. Army
1911-14, and in command of the Poona Brigade, with
the temp, rank of Brigadier-Gen., 1914; isnowComm.
a Diy.~C/o Messrs. Grindlay