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Joseph BROOKE I
(1803 - 1872)
Samuel Marshall BULLEY
( - 1880)
Ann SWINDELLS
(1807 - 1849)
Mary Rachel RAFFLES
 

Married: 1907
 bd.  About 1836
 dd.  8 Sept 1912, age about 76; Chorlton, Lancashire UK
 occ.  Director at Clarence mill
 res.  Hollin Hall, Kerridge, Cheshire
Hollin Old Hall, Kerridge, Cheshire, UK
 src.   [12]
 bd.  20 April 1852; Liscard, Wallasey, Wirral, Cheshire
 dd.  16 Nov 1939, age 87
 edu.  Girton College, Newnham College, both Cambridge, UK
 occ.  School teacher
 res.  UK
 src.   [159]
Spouses: 1, 2

Joseph BROOKE jnr b.c.1836 Joseph BROOKE jnr b.c.1836 with daughter Mary Eleanor b.1869

Agnes Amy BULLEY (1852-1939)

No issue


Family notes for Joseph BROOKE II and Agnes Amy BULLEY

A sister of Joseph's first wife, Mary Raffles BULLEY. Marrying a previous wife's sister was illegal until 1907, so it looks as though this might have been a marriage immediately after that change. [102]

Agnes Amy BULLEY lived under the same roof with Joseph BROOKE and his first wife, her sister, Mary Raffles BULLEY, for almost 30 years. As Agnes and Joseph married quite soon after Mary died, one may assume that the three of them were very close for a long time. [102]

Notes for Joseph BROOKE II

Residence - Joseph BROOKE is thought to have built Hollin Hall (the one that is now the hotel). [102]

Notes for Agnes Amy BULLEY

Always known as Amy, she was a promoter of women's education. She was an early student at both Girton College and Newnham College and one of the first two students to sit the tripos examinations in Cambridge. She entered education where she helped to create a 'women′s department' at what would become Manchester University. She wrote about women′s rights and the growth of 'white blouse' employment. [159]

The picture records Agnes Amy BULLEY for Newnham college, Cambridge (1873/74). It was painted by Mary Florence Monkhouse thought to be in about 1920. [159]

Her sister-in-law, Emma Frances BROOKE, was also in the first intake at Newnham and a noted social reformer. [102]

Sources

12.  Book, 1973, reprinted 1986, Cotton Town, Wilmslow Historical Society
102.  Personal information, Webmaster, Research / Interview
159.  Website, 13/10/2021, Wikipedia

Family record last updated: 13 October 2021


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