Walter was born about 1717 in Shifnal, Shropshire, England, the son of John Brookes and Mary Whittall.
His wife was Mary Yates. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their three known children were John (c1754-?), Walter (c1756-?) and Richard (c1764-?).
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