Brookes is a surname, and may refer to

* Bruno Brookes, British broadcaster
* Dennis Brookes, English cricketer
* James Brookes, English bishop
* James H. Brookes, American Presbyterian writer
* Joshua Brookes, British zoologist
* Mabel Brookes, (1890–1975) Australian community worker, socialite and writer
* Norman Brookes, (1877–1968) Australian tennis player, winner of Wimbledon
* Dr. William Penny Brookes, (1809–1895) English physician, described as "Father of the modern Olympics"Other references
* Brookes (ship), a slave ship sailing in the 1780s

ee also

*Oxford Brookes University
*Brooks (surname), Brooks


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  • Brookes — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Ed Brookes, irischer Fußballspieler Jacqueline Brookes (* 1930), US amerikanische Schauspielerin James H. Brookes (1830–1897), US amerikanischer presbyterianischer Schriftsteller Joshua Brookes (1761–1833) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Brookes — Plan du Brookes. Le Brookes était un navire anglais affecté à la traite négrière dont les plans ont été largement distribués à la fin du XVIIIe siècle par les personnes qui luttaient contre la traite négrière et l esclavage des Noirs d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Brookes — This ancient surname, of Olde English origins, is according to conventional wisdom, habitational from one who lived at one of the villages called Brook, or who lived by a brook. However, recent research suggests that for many nameholders their… …   Surnames reference

  • Brookes — /brʊks/ (say brooks) noun 1. Dame Mabel Balcombe, 1890–1975, Australian writer and social worker. 2. her husband, Sir Norman Everard, 1877–1968, Australian tennis player and businessman; Wimbledon champion 1907, 1914 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Brookes Hill Suites Hotel — (Порт Элизабет,Южно Африканская Республика) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адр …   Каталог отелей

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  • Brookes, James — • Last Catholic Bishop of Gloucester, England (1512 1560) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Brookes (ship) — The Brookes print was an image widely used by campaigners for the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade. First designed in Plymouth, UK, in 1788 by the Plymouth Chapter of the Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade [cite web… …   Wikipedia

  • Brookes Peninsula — Brooks Peninsula. Einsamer Strand an der Brooks Peninsula Brooks Peninsula ist eine über 14 km lange, felsige Halbinsel an der Westküste von Vancouver Island, nordwestlich von Kyuquot. Sie trennt die Brooks Ba …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Oxford Brookes University — Motto Excellence in diversity Established 1992, from Oxford Polytechnic (est. 1970) ultimately from Oxford School of Art (est. 1865) Type …   Wikipedia

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