William Henry Brooks was my husband’s great grandfather and the father of Ellen Brooks.
He was born in Paddington, London in 1845 to George and Sarah.
The 1861 shows William living at 5 Bones Place, Paddington, Middlesex. He is a general labourer.
William married Sarah Ann Moore in Marylebone in 1869.
The 1881 census shows the family with 2 daughters living at 6, Clarendon St, Paddington. William is now a Coal Porter.
By 1901 they had moved to Hampden St, Paddington.
He died in Paddington in 1905.