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William Brown (1803 - 1877)

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William Brown
Born in Grampound, Cornwall, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in St Michael Bassishaw, Southwarkmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Shoreditch, London Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 May 2012 | Last significant change: 13 Oct 2018
09:41: Christine (Brown) Searle edited the Biography for William Brown. [Thank Christine for this]
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Categories: Grampound, Cornwall | English Carpenters.


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William Brown was born in Cornwall England.
1831 living in Paul St. Shoreditch at the time of William and Henry's baptism
1836 Carpenter living at 6 Lees Buildings White Cross Place Wilson St. Shoreditch
1841 living at Lees Building Holywell & Moorfields Shoreditch
Registration district: Shoreditch Sub-registration district: Holywell and Moorfields Piece: 706 Book: 5 Folio: 29 Page Number: 52
Household Members:
Name Age
William Brown 35 Carpenter born o-o-c
Harriott Brown 35 born o-o-c
Henry Brown 12 born in county
James Brown 10 born in county
Harriett Brown 7 born in county
Fanny Brown 5 born in county
George Brown 2 born in county
1851 living at 18 Buttesland Street Shoreditch
Registration district: Shoreditch Sub-registration district: Hoxton New Town ED, institution, or vessel: 25 Household schedule number: 249 Piece: 1535 Folio: 602 Page Number: 49
Household Members:
Name Age
William Brown 47 Journeyman carpenter born Cornwall Grampound
Harriett Brown 46 born Surrey Lambeth
Harriett Brown 17 born Middx Shoreditch
Fanny Brown 14 born Middx Shoreditch
George Brown 12 born Middx Shoreditch
Frederick Brown 9 born Middx Shoreditch
William Brown 25 Lodger Journeyman blacksmith born Kent Brompton
1860 Builder (George's marriage certificate)
1861 carpenter living at West St. Dorking Surrey
Registration district: Dorking Sub-registration district: Dorking ED, institution, or vessel: 9 Household schedule number: 62 Piece: 440 Folio: 108 Page Number: 12
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Brown 31 Carpenter born Chelsea Middx
Margaret Brown 22 born Durham Sunderland
Harriet Brown 11 born Kent Chatham
William Brown 57 Father Carpenter born Cornwall Grampound
1871 carpenter living at 216 Albany Street Camberwell
Registration district: Camberwell Sub-registration district: St George ED, institution, or vessel: 1 Household schedule number: 129 Piece: 736 Folio: 14 Page Number: 24
Household Members:
Name Age
William Brown 66 Carpenter born Cornwall Grampound
Harriet Brown 66 born Surrey Lambeth


  • Baptism Name: William Brown Birth Date: 20 Nov 1803 Birthplace: KENWYN STREET CALVINISTIC :BAPTIST,TRURO,CORNWALL,ENGLAND Father's Name: James Brown Mother's Name: Ann Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C09107-1 System Origin: England-ODM GS Film number: 0590675 (RG4 682) Reference ID: :Citing this Record: "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 19 January 2015), William Brown, ; citing KENWYN STREET CALVINISTIC BAPTIST,TRURO,CORNWALL,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 0590675 (RG4 682).
  • Marriage Name: William Brown Spouse's Name: Harriet Grunell Event Date: 01 Jan 1836 Event Place: Saint Michael Bassishaw,London,London,England Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M00147-1 System Origin: England-ODM GS Film number: 374500, 942 B4HA V. 72, 942 B4HA V. 73, 942 B4HA V. 74 Reference ID: Citing this Record: "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 4 January 2016), William Brown and Harriet Grunell, 01 Jan 1836; citing Saint Michael Bassishaw,London,London,England, reference ; FHL microfilm 374500, 942 B4HA V. 72, 942 B4HA V. 73, 942 B4HA V. 74.
  • Death Jun 1877 Brown William 73 Shoreditch 1c 100

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