Personal information about William Brookman

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Death Information

   William Brookman
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Death certificate for William Brookman
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Death certificate for
William Brookman
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Maiden name:
Date of Death:
   11 February 1922
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Place of death:
   Newbury District Hospital, Newbury
Usual address:
   5 Bartholomew Terrace, Newbury
  Foreman Moulder at Iron Foundry
Cause of death:
  Shock following injuries caused by being run over by a train in front of which he placed himself whilst temporarily insane.
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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   William Brookman
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   16 February 1922
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
   5 Bartholomew Terrace, Pound Street, Newbury
Burial register information:
Book number: 1917
Page number: 064
Record number: 10105
Official at burial:
   E.H. Stenning
Source of information:
  Burial Register

Memorial Details

  William BROOKMAN
  11 February 1922
  Four kerbstones
  Limestone with inlaid letters
  South kerbstone: In Loving Memory of Matilda Brookman died July 15th. 1913 aged 70 years. North kerbstone: Also of William Brookman died Feb. 11th. 1922 aged 70 years./ "At Rest"
  24 April 2013
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William Brookman
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The Late Mr. Brookman


The funeral of the late Mr. William Brookman, of 5, Bartholomew-terrace, Pound-street, who met his death under tragic circumstances on the railway near the bridge at Enborne on Saturday morning Feb. 11th, took place at the Old Cemetery on Thursday last.


The Rev. E.H. Stenning officiated, and the mourners were Mrs. Emily Smillie (daughter), Miss May Brookman (daughter), Mr. and Mrs. Mugford (son-in-law and daughter), Mr. and Mrs. Smith (son-in-law and daughter), Petty Officer John Smillie, H.M.Navy was unable to attend.


Others present were Mrs. O'Farrell, representing Mrs. Turk; Mr. Herbert W. Porter, of Messrs. Porter Turk and Son, Ltd.; and Mr. F.J. Tidbury of the foundry staff.


Wreaths were sent by Emily and Mabel; Rose and Sid; Julia and George; Mrs. Turk and family; Porter Turk and Sons, Ltd.; and the staff and fellow workmen of the same firm.


The coffin was inscribed: "William Brookman, died Feb. 11th, 1922, aged 70

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