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William Russell Brown (1887 - 1955)

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William Russell Brown
Born in Plumstead, Kent, Englandmap
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Died in Coventry, Warwickshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 May 2012 | Last significant change: 13 Oct 2018
09:57: Christine (Brown) Searle edited the Biography for William Brown. [Thank Christine for this]
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William Brown was born in Kent England.
1891 living at 49 Raglan Road Plumstead Kent
Registration district: Woolwich Sub registration district: Plumstead, West ED, Institution or Vessel: 1 Piece: 535 Folio: 22
Household Members:
Name Age
George W Brown 31 Labourer born Plumstead Kent
Emma Brown 31 born Plumstead Kent
George S Brown 7 born Plumstead Kent
William R Brown 4 born Plumstead Kent
Frank E Brown 2 born Plumstead Kent
Emma F Brown 3/12 born Plumstead Kent
1901 living at 42 Pattison Road
Registration district: Woolwich Sub-registration district: Plumstead East ED, institution, or vessel: 04 Piece: 572 Folio: 122 Page Number: 50 Household schedule number: 344
Household Members:
Name Age
George W Brown 40 Skilled labourer R Arsenal born Kent Plumstead
Emma Brown 40 born Kent Woolwich
George S Brown 19 at Partridges factory, born Plumstead
William R Brown 14 milk boy born Plumstead
Frank E Brown 12 born Plumstead
Emma L Brown 10 born Plumstead
Edith M Brown 8 born Plumstead
Arthur H Brown 6 born Plumstead
Florence A Brown 4 born Plumstead
George Arc Offer 50 Visitor, corn dealer born Devizes Wilts
1911 living at The Epileptic Colony in Epsom aged 23, as a patient, having suffered for 15 years.
Registration district: Epsom Registration District Number: 31 Sub-registration district: Epsom ED, institution, or vessel: 18-24 Piece: 2965
1939 Waruke Household (3 People) 18 Avon Street , Coventry C.B., Warwickshire,
William R Brown 17 Jan 1887 Male Motor Part Viewer Married 102 2
Frederick J Warnke 27 Jun 1865 Male Pattern Maker Retired Widowed 102 1
Elizabeth M Brown 30 May 1891 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 102 3
Probate BROWN William Russell of Hawthorn Lodge Broad-lane Coventry died 3 December 1955 Probate Birmingham 1 February to Emma Lilian Wight and Edith May Clarke widows. Effects £1496. 7s. 10d


  • Births BROWN, WILLIAM RUSSELL (Mother HEAD) GRO Reference: 1887 M Quarter in WOOLWICH Volume 01D Page 1256
  • Baptism Name: William Russell Brown of 49 Raglan Road Record Type: Baptism Baptism Date: 10 Apr 1887 Father's name: George William Brown (carpenter in Royal Arsenal) Mother's name: Emma Brown Parish or Poor Law Union: Woolwich Holy Trinity Borough: Greenwich Register Type: Parish Registers
  • Marriage Jun 1926 Brown William R Warnke Coventry 6d 1588 Warnke Elizabeth M Brown Coventry 6d 1588
  • Death BROWN, WILLIAM RUSSELL 68 GRO Reference: 1955 D Quarter in COVENTRY Volume 09C Page 694
  • Probate Name: William Russell Brown Death Date: 3 Dec 1955 Death Place: Coventry Probate Date: 1 Feb 1956 Registry: Birmingham, England

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