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MARY ANN BROOKS
Born: 24/6/1844 Warwick Street, Woolwich
Father: Job Brooks
Mother: Maria Mitchell
Died: 28/12/1923 2 Carlton Road, Manor Park
Married: 20/8/1865 St James the Great Bethnal Green Middlesex
Spouse: William Rothenburg
Born: 27/1/1841 George Street, Bromley, Middlesex
Father: John Rothenburg
Mother: Ann Warr
Died: 1901 West ham district
Children: Elizabeth Rothenburg b 1866, Mile End, Essex.
Ann Rothenburg b 1867 Stratford, Essex.
William Rothenburg b 1868 Stratford
Louisa Rothenburg b 1870 Stratford, Essex.
William James Rothenburg b 1871 Stratford, Essex.
Maria Rothenburg b 1872 Stratford, Essex.
Alice Rothenburg b 1874 in Stratford, Essex
Jane Rothenburg b 1875 in Stratford, Essex
Clara Rothenburg b 1876 in Stratford,Eessex
Mary Ann Rothenburg b 1878 Stratford, Essex
Kate Rothenburg b 1879, Stratford, Essex)
Albert Eugene Rothenburg b 1882 Stratford, Essex.
Edward Rothenburg b 1884 Stratford, Essex
Archer Rothenburg b 1886 Stratford, Essex
1844: Mary Ann Brooks, birth notified by her mother, who made her mark /8/1844. Father Job Brooks, occupation boiler maker
1851 census: Residing 3 East Street, Stratford with parents and brother Samuel aged eight
1861 census: Residing 4 Furniston? Road, Stratford. Servant to Eugene Carless, a manufacturing chemist, his wife Sarah and their two sons and three daughters. She was the only servant
1865: On marriage certificate of daughter Ann to Joseph John Martin he is called William James Rothenburg. William residing at 6 Ann Street and Mary Ann Brooks Bethnal Green. Witnessed by Job Brooks and Ann Lye
An expert on the London clay pipe industry thinks the family worked as outworkers for a more well known manufacturer. Rose Rothenburg can remember William carried a silver topped cane and Mary Ann wore a black bonnet and a black cape that had ruffled silk round the edge and a silk bow to tie it with
1868: Residing Elizabeth Gardens, Stratford. Occupation: pipe maker (Birth certificate for William Rothenburg)
1871 census: Residing 30 Francis Street, Stratford. Occupation: William a m aster pipe maker employing 6 men
1881 census: Residing 30 Francis Street Stratford. Occupation: tobacco-pipe maker
1891 census: Residing 30 Francis Street, Stratford. Occupation tobacco pipe maker. As well as husband and daughter Annie also tobacco pipe makers. Mary Annís mother Maria Brooks had a grocerís shop at 36 Francis Street.
1901 census: Residing 38 Francis Street. Occupation: tobacco pipe maker
1911 census: Mary Ann Rothenburg residing 36 Francis Street with son William James and lodger George Childs 32 also single and a bricklayer born Stratford
1923: Mary Ann died in the house of her daughter Elizabeth Goodey who registered the death on the same day. Cause of death Chronic bronchitis.