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William Brown (1855 - 1943)

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William Brown
Born in Holytown, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 21 Jun 1872 in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
Descendants descendants
Father of
Died in Cessnock, New South Wales, Australiamap
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Biography

William was born in 1855 in Newarthill Village, Bothwell Parish, Holytown District, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the son of William Brown (an Ironstone/Coal Miner) and Margaret (maiden name Brown), who married on the 15 May 1836 at Old Monkland Parish Church, Woodside Street, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland[1]. He passes away in 1943 in Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia.

NAME

Surname: BROWN
Given Name: William[2].

BIRTH

Date: 1 JUN 1855
Time of Birth: 11:30am
Place: Newarthill Village, Bothwell Parish, Holytown District, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom[3].

MARRIAGE

Date: 21 JUN 1872
Spouse: Agnes MCLELLAN
Child: William (b.1873)
Child: James (b.1874)
Child: Henry "Harry (b.1878)
Child: Kenneth (b.1878-1880)
Child: Marion (b.1879-1880)
Child: Minnie (b.1880)
Child: Agnes (b.1882)
Child: Helen (b.1887)
Child: Ethel (b.1889)
Child: George (b.1891)
Child: Annie (b.1892)
Child: Albert (b.1894)
Child: Emily (b.1899)
Place: Shotts Iron Works, Shotts, Calderhead District, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom[4].

RESIDENCE

Date: 7 APR 1861
Description: Living with his parents William and Margaret (Brown) and siblings Henry, George, Walter and James
Place: Hamilton Road, Holytown, Holytown District, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom[5].
Date: 2 APR 1871
Description: Living with his parents William and Margaret (Brown) and brother Daniel
Place: 13 Grey's Land, Shotts, Calderhead District, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom[6].
Date: 3 APR 1881
Description: Living with his wife Agnes (McLellan) and their children William, James, Henry and Minnie
Place: Shotts, Calderhead District, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom[7].

OCCUPATION

Date: 2 APR 1871
Occupation: Coal Miner
Place: Shotts, Calderhead District, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom[8].

IMMIGRATION

Date of Departure: 3 FEB 1882
Port of Departure: Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
Ship Name: Hereford
Date of Arrival: 22 APR 1882
Port of Arrival: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Passenger Details: William and Agnes (McLellan) and their children William, James, Henry and Minnie[9].

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE

Date: Saturday 25 APR 1882
Source: Goulburn Herald (NSW : 1881 - 1907) Tue 25 Apr 1882 Page 2
Item Details: SYDNEY. The government immigrant ship Hereford arrived

in port on Saturday afternoon from Plymouth, which port she left on February 3 with 315 souls, comprising 59 married couples, 67 single men, 56 single women, 64 boys under 12 years of age, 72 girls under 12 years, and 18 infants under 1 year. During the voyage 5 deaths occurred of children aged 1 year and under. There were 3 births on board during the voyage[10].

DEATH

Date: 3 SEP 1943
Cause: Unknown
Place: 6 William Street, Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia[11][12].

FUNERAL NOTICES

Date: 4 SEP 1943
Source: Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Sat 4 Sep 1943 Page 2 Family Notices
Item Details: FUNERALS. BROWN. — The Relatives and Friends of

Mrs. W. BROWN, of No. 6 William-street, Cessnock, Mr. and Mrs. HARRY BROWN, Mr. and Mrs. H. ROGERS, Mrs. MATCHETT, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. SMITH, Mrs. MILLS, Mr. and Mrs. GEORGE BROWN, Mr. and Mrs. A. BROWN, Mr. and Mrs. LES BROWN, Mr. and Mrs. E. PATRICK, and Mr. BERT BROWN are invited to attend the funeral of her late dearly loved Husband, their Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather, and Great Grandfather, WILLIAM BROWN, to move from the residence of his daughter, Mrs. T. H. Smith, 3 Aberdare-road, Cessnock, This Afternoon, at 4 o'clock, for the Presbyterian Cemetery, Cessnock. BARRINGHAM & JOHNSTON, 925 Funeral Directors.

ABERDARE EXTENDED MINERS' LODGE. BROWN. — Members of the above Lodge are requested to attend the funeral of their late Member, WILLIAM BROWN. See family advt. for particulars. G. JACK, Chairman; W. PLAYER, Sec.; A. ROE, Treas. 926[13].

BURIAL

Date: 4 SEP 1943
Place: Cessnock Cemetery, Wine Country Drive, Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia
Grave Location: Presbyterian, Section: 5, Row: 5, Lot: 54[14][15].

Sources

  1. Source: Old Parish Registers Marriages (ScotlandsPeople & National Records of Scotland); (https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/); Reference: (Year-1836); Registration District: Old Monkland or Coatbridge; County: Lanarkshire; Registration No. 652/ 30 109 (Page 109 of 587)
  2. Source: Statutory Registers Births (ScotlandsPeople & National Records of Scotland); (https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/); Reference: (Year-1836); Registration District: Holytown (Parish of Bothwell); County: Lanarkshire; Registration No. 625/2 237
  3. Source: Statutory Registers Births (ScotlandsPeople & National Records of Scotland); (https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/); Reference: (Year-1836); Registration District: Holytown (Parish of Bothwell); County: Lanarkshire; Registration No. 625/2 237
  4. Source: Statutory Registers Marriages (ScotlandsPeople & National Records of Scotland); (https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/); Reference: (Year-1872); Registration District: Calderhead; County: Lanarkshire; Registration No. 626/B 21
  5. Source: 1861 Scotland Census (ScotlandsPeople & National Records of Scotland); (https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/); Registration District: Holytown; County: Lanarkshire; Reference No. 625/2 4/ 17
  6. Source: 1871 Scotland Census (ScotlandsPeople & National Records of Scotland); (https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/); Registration District: Calderhead; County: Lanarkshire; Reference No. 626/B 5/ 19
  7. Source: 1881 Scotland Census (ScotlandsPeople & National Records of Scotland); (https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/); Registration District: Calderhead; County: Lanarkshire; Reference No. 626/B 5/ 23
  8. Source: 1871 Scotland Census (ScotlandsPeople & National Records of Scotland); (https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/); Registration District: Calderhead; County: Lanarkshire; Reference No. 626/B 5/ 19
  9. Source: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896 (Ancestry.com Operations & State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood); Reference: Persons on bounty ships (Agent's Immigrant Lists); Series: 5316; Reel: 2142
  10. Source: TROVE Newspapers (National Library of Australia); (http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article117442200)
  11. Source: Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages (NSW Government); (https://familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au/lifelink/familyhistory/search/result?6); (Year-1943); Registration No. 17540/1943
  12. Source: Cessnock City Council Cemeteries Burial Register 19 Nov 2015.pdf (Cessnock City Council); (http://www.cessnock.nsw.gov.au/resources/file/Cemetery/BurialRegister/Burial%20register%2019%20Nov%202015.pdf); Reference: (Year-1943); Page No. 54 of 551
  13. Source: TROVE Newspapers (National Library of Australia); (http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article133416498)
  14. Source: Cessnock City Council Cemeteries Burial Register 19 Nov 2015.pdf (Cessnock City Council); (http://www.cessnock.nsw.gov.au/resources/file/Cemetery/BurialRegister/Burial%20register%2019%20Nov%202015.pdf); Reference: (Year-1943); Page No. 54 of 551
  15. Source: TROVE Newspapers (National Library of Australia); (http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article133416498)


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