Thomas (Brookes) Brooks (1796-1879) was born in 1796 in Redmarley D’Abitot, Worcestershire, England. He was the son of Thomas Brooks and Mary Barry. He married Ann Beal (Beall) on 11 Feb. 1821. He was baptized 20 Apr. 1840. He was ordained a priest by Wilford Woodruff on 17 May 1840. He died 7 Jan. 1879 in Redmarley.
Thomas Brooks (KNY6-JTF), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 9 Jul. 2021). Thomas Brooks, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/thomas-brooks, accessed 9 Jul. 2021). Church of England, Parish Church of Redmarley-D’Abitot (Worcestershire), “Parish Registers for Redmarley-D’Abitot, 1539-1969,” p. n/a, Thos. Brooks, 31 Jul. 1796; Gloucestershire Record Office, Gloucester, England; microfilm 918804, DGS 7567270, index batch C04933-3, FHL. Church of England, St. Mary-de-Lode’s Church (Gloucester, Gloucestershire), “Parish Registers for St. Mary-de-Lode’s Church, Gloucester, 1675-1887: Marriages, 1783-1830,” p. 168, Thomas Brooks and Ann Beall, 11 Feb. 1821; Shire Hall, Gloucester, England; microfilm 855620, v. 3, DGS 7565741, image 423, FHL. Cheltenham Conference Historical Record, 1850-1855, p. 19, Thomas Brooks, image 24/238, LR 1631 21, CHL. Register of Burials in the Parish of Redmarley in the County of Worcester from 1859 to 1905 (London: George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, printers, 1852), p. 49.
Excerpt:September 14, 1840 ~ Monday Minutes of A Conference held Sept 14, 1840 The Bran Green & Gadfield Elm Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints held at Gadfield Elm Chapel in Worcestershire on the 14th day of Sept 1840. Their being present one of the Travling high council, one High Priest, 9 Elders, 19 Priest, & 4 Teachers. The meeting was called to Order by Elder Kington when ...Dates:September 14, 1840
Excerpt:May 17, 1840 ~ Sunday 17th Sunday this is the anniversary of at Gadfield Elm at which place I met with the saints in company with Elders Young & Brigh Richards. I preached in the morning & Elder Young in the afternoon & while he was preaching opposers made much disturdance & was determined to break up the meeting Elder Young rose up in the power of the Priesthood & in the name of the Great God & according to the laws of ...Dates:May 17, 1840 May 18, 1840
Excerpt:that Priest Robert Clift have the care of the Church at Dymock James Palmer Priest care of the Church at Kilcott John Hill Priest care of the Church at Twigworth William Simmon Priest care of the Church at Haw Cross William Coleman Priest — — — — — Bran Green Thomas Brooks Priest — — — — — Ryton John Smith Priest — — ...
Excerpt:29 1860 his oposition to President Young and his Brethren and He said he wished all the church was present to hear it He quoted Joseph Smiths revelation to prove that President Brigham Young was ^right^ and that all was under obligation to follow the Leader of the Church I never herd Orson Pratt speak better or more to the satisfaction of the People, than on this occasion. He would not partake of the sacrament untill he had made a confession then ...Dates:January 30, 1860 January 31, 1860 February 1, 1860 February 2, 1860 February 3, 1860 February 4, 1860 February 5, 1860 February 6, 1860 February 7, 1860