Born: 28 May 1866, Forest Hill, Kent 1

Baptised: Christ Church, Forest Hill, Kent

Died: 19 Apr 1953, Wandsworth 1

Buried: Streatham Cemetery 2

Census: 1881, Brighton Road, Sutton, Surrey 3

Census: 1901, 19 Beechdale Rd, Lambeth 4

Occupation: Traveller Typewriter American Office Funriture, 1901

Census: 1911, 99 Streatham Hill SW, London 5

Married: 27 Apr 1892, Lambeth, London, Louisa Frederica Leins 6

Walter and Louisa married in the Registry Office, Lambeth on 27 April 1892 and also at
Holy Trinity Church, Tulse Hill on 15th Nov 1892

  • Vivian Arthur Crook, born 1893
  • Leslie Walter Crook, born 1895
  • Agnes Dorothy Amy Crook, born 1897
  • Father: Frederick Crook

    Mother: Emma Goodman


    In 1871 Walter was living in Lewisham, London
    In 1881 Walter was living at Brighton Road, Sutton, Surrey
    In 1891 Walter was living at (57?) Westerland, Streatham.
    Walter and Louisa definitely lived at Leigham Court Road from 1926 to 1953.
    In 1938 Walter was living at Leigham Court Garage, 19 Leigham Avenue, Streatham SW16
    His earlier occupation was as a china and glass dealer, possibly with his father in the Ironmongers
    Interred at 474 475 M Streatham Cemetery Garratt Lane with Agnes Leins


    1. BMD Index
    2. Crook	Walter C C 	Births	Sep 1866	Lewisham 	1d	791

      Civil Registration event: Death
      Name:	CROOK,  Walter C C
      Registration District: 	Wandsworth, London
      Year of Registration: 	1953	Apr-May-Jun
      Age at death: 	86
      Volume No: 	5D
      Page No: 	577
    3. Streatham Cemetery Family grave 474 475 M
    4. Grave Stone
      In loving memory of
      The dearly loved wife of
      who fell asleep November 8th 1918
      aged 84 years
      "Arise from thy slumbers, awake from the dead, and God will give thee light"
      Also of
      Louis Augustus Leins
      The dearly loved husband
      of the above
      Who went to his rest on October 6th 1919
      in his 86th year
      In death they were not divided
      Also of dearly beloved Walter C.C. Crook
      who died 19th April 1953 aged 86 years at rest
      Also his beloved wife Louise Frederica
      Our darling mother and greatest friend
    5. 1881 British Census, Brighton Road, Sutton, Surrey
    6. Registration District: Epsom
      Civil Parish: Sutton
      Municipal Borough:
      Address: Brighton Road, Sutton
      County: Surrey
      CROOK, Fredrick	Head	Married	M	51	1830	 Ironmonger St James Westminster, Middlesex
      CROOK, Emma	Wife	Married	F	51	1830	 Birmingham, Warwickshire
      CROOK, Alice E	Daughter	Single	F	25	1856	 London Marylebone, London, Middlesex
      CROOK, Lilian	Daughter	Single	F	24	1857	 London Marylebone, London, Middlesex
      CROOK, Amy C	Daughter	Single	F	22	1859	 St Pancras, Middlesex
      CROOK, Arthur F	Son	Single	M	21	1860	 Ironmonger St Pancras, Middlesex
      CROOK, Adela M E	Daughter	Single	F	19	1862	 St Pancras, Middlesex
      CROOK, Albert E	Son	Single	M	17	1864	 Taylor Tulse Hill, Kent
      CROOK, Constance M	Daughter	Single	F	16	1865	 Scholar Forest Hill, Kent
      CROOK, Walter C	Son	Single	M	14	1867	 Scholar Forest Hill, Kent
      CROOK, George W E	Son	Single	M	12	1869	 Forest Hill, Kent
      DIAMERE, Ann	Servant	Single	F	25	1856	 Cook (Dom) St Pancras, Middlesex
      COOK, Sarah	Servant	Single	F	22	1859	 Housemaid Holford Bow, Somerset

      Full names and birth dates are in the Crook Family Bible (image)
    7. 1901 British Census, 19 Beechdale Rd, Lambeth
    8. Registration district:	Lambeth
      Sub-registration district:	Brixton
      Civil parish:	Lambeth
      Ecclesiastical parish:	St Matthias Upper Tulse Hill
      County/Island:	London
      Walter C Crook	34	Traveller Typewriter American Office Funriture	Forest Hill
      Louise F Crook	30							Hackney
      Vivian A Crook	7							Surrey Balham
      Leslie W Crook	6							Surrey Balham
      Agnes D Crook	3							Surrey Streatham
      Alice H Minors	serv 20
    9. 1911 British Census, 99 Streatham Hill SW, London
    10. CROOK, Walter Charles Clement	Head	Married 18 years	 M	44	1867	Commercial Traveller Office Furnituire	Kent
      Forest Hill
      CROOK, Louisa Frederica	Wife	Married	 F	40	1871	Dressmaker	Middlesex Hackney
      CROOK, Vivian Arthur	Son	Single	 M	17	1894	Assistant In Cycle Shop	Surrey Balham
      CROOK, Leslie Walter	Son	Single	 M	16	1895	Apprentice In Piano And Music Shop	Surrey Balham
      CROOK, Agnes Dorothy Amy	Daughter		 F	13	1898		Surrey Styreatham
      WARREN, Clara	Boarder	Single	 F	38	1873	Cashier To Butcher	Somerset Exford
    11. BMD Marriage Index
    12. Crook	Walter Charles C 	Marriages	Jun 1892	Lambeth 	1d	845
      Leins	Louise Frederica 	Marriages	Jun 1892	Lambeth 	1d	845
      and then
      Crook	Walter Charles C 	Marriages	Dec 1892	Lambeth 	1d	906
      Leins	Louise Frederica 	Marriages	Dec 1892	Lambeth 	1d	906

    Born: 3 Nov 1895, Manchester

    Married: 4 Apr 1929, British Consulate in Paris, Ruby Laura Rose Miller


    Composer, Conductor Pianist
    Oxford Biography Index No 101067829
    At the age of 5 he composed a waltz Le Reve
    At 8 he conducted a full orchestra
    At 11 he composed Nelson's Victory
    He composed England's Crown for King Edward's Coronation.
    At 15 gave tours in continent stayed for 6 months in Bucharest Palace as guest of Queen of Roumania
    Carmen Sylva
    In 1921/22 living in Waverton Street, Mayfair met Ruby
    1929 living at 20 Charles Street, Mayfair, London
    brothers Herman Darewski the composer, Ernest, Julius (older died 12.1.1951) and sister Gisella
    singing teacher

    Born: Sep 1920, Holywell 1

    Married: Jun 1942, Wrexham, Peter Arthur Leins 2


    1. BMD Index
    2. Dilger	Veronica C 	Births	Sep 1920	Holywell 	11b	381	Cox
    3. BMD Marriage Index
    4. Lewis	Peter A 	Marriages	Jun 1942	Wrexham 	11b	941	Dilger
      Dilger	Veronica C 	Marriages	Jun 1942	Wrexham 	11b	941	Lewis

    Born: 1870, Asbhurton, Devon

    Census: 1901, 3 Wimbourne, Birmingham, Warwickshire 1

    Married: Dec 1900, Newton Abbot, Devon, William Beck 2


    1. 1901 British Census, 3 Wimbourne, Birmingham, Warwickshire
    2. Reg. District:	Birmingham	Sub District:	Lady Wood
      Parish:	Birmingham	Enum. District:	 25
      Ecclesiastical District:	Christ Church Summerfield	City/Municipal Borough:
      Address:	3 Wimbourne, Birmingham, Warwickshire
      BEEK, Willm	Head	Married	 M	30	1871	Oil & Colour Mercht Ashburton Devonshire
      BEEK, Laura	Wife	Married	 F	31	1870	 Ashburton Devonshire
    3. BMD Marriage Index
    4. Name:	BECK,  William
      Registration District: 	Newton Abbot, Devon
      Year of Registration: 	1900	Oct-Nov-Dec
      Volume No: 	5B
      Page No: 	198
      Name:	DISTIN,  Laura

    Born: Dec 1975, Nottingham 1

    Married: May 1999, Cannock Chase, Staffordshire, Julie K Burton 2

    Father: Michael Hugh Dobson

    Mother: Jeanna Victoria Leins


    1. BMD Index
    2. Dobson		Luke Konrad		Births	Dec 1975	Nottingham	8	0759	LEINS
    3. BMD Marriage Index
    4. Name:	DOBSON,  Luke M
      Registration District: 	Cannock Chase,Staffordshire
      Year of Registration: 	1999 	May
      Spouse's last name: 	Burton
      District No: 	730
      Page No: 	0452
      Ent No: 	189
      Source Code: 	RCC
      Name:	BURTON,  Julie K

    Born: Mar 1978, Lincoln 1

    Father: Michael Hugh Dobson

    Mother: Jeanna Victoria Leins


    no marriage entry


    1. BMD Index
    2. Dobson		Melissa Jane		Births	Mar 1978	Lincoln		7	1632	LEINS

    Born: 27 Sep 1946, Aylesbury

    Married: 24 May 1969, Jeanna Victoria Leins 1

  • Luke Konrad Dobson, born 1975
  • Melissa Jane Dobson, born 1978
  • Sources:

    1. 2001 Notes from Julie Dobson

    Census: 1911, 22 Tooke ST, London 1

    Married: Jun 1900, Stepney, William Thomas S Pope 2

  • Stanley H Pope, born 1916
  • Sources:

    1. 1911 British Census, 22 Tooke ST, London
    2. Reg. District:	Poplar	Sub District:	Poplar
      Parish:	Poplar Borough	Enum. District:	 21
      Address:	22 Tooke ST, London
      POPE, William T S	Head	Married	 M	31	1880	Labourer	London Millwall Poplar
      POPE, Sarah E	Wife	Married 11 years	 F	34	1877		London Limehouse
    3. BMD Marriage Index
    4. Pope	William Thomas S 	Marriages	Jun 1900	Stepney 	1c	588
      Dorkins	Sarah Elizabeth 	Marriages	Jun 1900	Stepney 	1c	588

    Married: Aug 1985, Torbay, Devon, Richard N Dutton 1

  • Carylanne Louise Dutton, born 1988
  • Georgina Marie Dutton, born 1991
  • Sources:

    1. BMD Marriage Index
    2. Name:	DUTTON,  Richard N
      Registration District: 	Torbay, Devon
      Year of Registration: 	1985 	August
      Volume No: 	21
      Page No: 	2531
      Reg No : 	885
      Name:	DOVE,  Linda J P

    Born: Jun 1988, Torbay, Devon 1

    Father: Richard N Dutton

    Mother: Linda J P Dove


    1. BMD Index
    2. Name:	DUTTON,  Carylanne Louise
      Registration District: 	Torbay, Devon
      Year of Registration: 	1988 	June
      Mother's Maiden Name: 	Dove
      Volume No: 	21
      Page No: 	2184
      Reg No: 	688