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James Henry Brown (1879 - 1942)

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James Henry Brown
Born in Creed, Cornwall, Englandmap
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Son of [father unknown] and
Brother of and [half]
Husband of — married in Devonport, Devon, Englandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Prince of Wales Hospital, Plymouth, Devon, Englandmap
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Categories: Grampound, Cornwall | English Coachmen | English Millers | English Munitions Workers.


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James Brown was born in Cornwall, England.
1881 living with Grand-parents John and Elizabeth in Grampound
Registration district: St Austell ED, institution, or vessel: 1 Piece: 2305 Folio: 11 Page Number: 15
Household Members:
Name Age
John Brown 67 Road labourer born Grampound Cornwall
Elizabeth Brown 58 born Grampound Cornwall
Annie Brown 24 born Grampound Cornwall
Francis Brown 7 grandson born Grampound Cornwall
James Brown 1 grandson born Grampound Cornwall
1891 Residence Place: Grampound, Cornwall, England
Registration district: St Austell Sub registration district: Grampound ED, Institution or Vessel: 1 Piece: 1825 Folio: 9
Household Members:
Name Age
John Brown 77 widr, Highway labourer born Grampound
Jane Marks 31 daur born Grampound
Joseph Marks 43 s-i-l highway labourer born St Ewe
James Brown 11 grandson born Grampound
Arthur Brown 9 grandson born Grampound
Mary E Marks 3 granddaur born Grampound
1901 living in Main St. Grampound
Registration district: St Austell Sub-registration district: Grampound ED, institution, or vessel: 1 Piece: 2214 Folio: 10 Page Number: 12 Household schedule number: 91
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph Marks 53 highway labourer born St Ewe
Janie Marks 40 born Grampound
Sydney J Marks 8 born Grampound
Raymond Marks 6 born Grampound
Annie Marks 2 born Grampound
James Brown 21nephew, general miller, flour, born Grampound
Arthur Brown 19 nephew, tanner, born Grampound
1911 Street address: Kings Tamerton, St Budeaux, Devonport
Registration district: Devonport Registration District Number: 278 Sub-registration district: Stoke ED, institution, or vessel: 1 Household schedule number: 168 Piece: 13028
Household Members:
Name Age
James Brown 31 Coach Man Domestic born Creed Cornwall
Ellen Brown 31 born Creed Cornwall (married 6 years, 3 children born, all living)
Albert James Brown 5 born St Budeaux, Devonport
Arthur Brown 3 born St Budeaux, Devonport
John Osborne Brown 2 born St Budeaux, Devonport
1939 Brown Household (3 People) Clovelly Agaton Road , Plymouth C.B., Devon,
Ellen J Brown 04 Nov 1879 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 274 2
James Brown 11 Nov 1879 Male Munition Worker (Skilled) Married 274 1
Albert J Brown 13 Feb 1906 Male Munition Worker (Skilled) Single 274 3
Probate: Brown James of Clovelly, 4 Leigh Villas, Higher St. Budeaux Plymouth died 5th March 1942 at The Prince of Wales Hospital Plymouth. Probate Llandudno 13th April to Ellen Jane Brown Widow. Effects £226 10s. 10d.
From Pymouth Archives: Will and probate of Ellen Jane Brown of 4 leigh villas, higher st budeaux, Plymouth, died 16 Jan 1959. Also includes ownership details of "Clovelly", Agaton Road, st budeaux, Plymouth.


  • Births BROWN, JAMES HENRY (Mother's maiden name not recorded) GRO Reference: 1879 D Quarter in ST AUSTELL Volume 05C Page 127
  • Baptism Day Month Feb-29 Year 1880 Parish Or Reg District Creed Forename James Henry Surname BROWN Sex Father Forename : Mother Forename Anne Residence Grampound Father Rank Profession domestic servant (As there is no father named this must refer to Anne.)
  • Marriages Dec 1905 BEST Ellen Jane Devonport 5b 744 BROWN James Devonport 5b 744
  • Death Name: James Brown Birth Date: abt 1880 Date of Registration: Mar 1942 Age at Death: 62 Registration district: Plymouth Volume: 5b Page: 614

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