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Ellen Augusta Ramsay (1858 - 1929)

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Ellen Augusta Ramsay
Born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, , Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Kensington, Englandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdommap
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Ellen Augusta Ramsay was born in 1858[1] in Cheltenham, England to Alexander Ramsay III & Ellen Matilda Entwistle Ramsay. When Ellen was twelve years old she appeared in the Cheltenham census with her father Alexander and the five servants in the household (Henry, Emma, Ann, Emily, and Alice).[2] Her mother Ellen was living in Beaminster, England.[3] Ten years later Ellen was living at 3 Montpellier Parade, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire with brother Alexander E. RAMSEY (44), sisiter-in-law Caroline C. RAMSEY (38), Neices & nephews Nellie A. (16), Herbert (13), Nora (12), Arthur (10), Flossie (6).[4]

Ellen married Henry De Sylly Hamilton Browne in Kensington when she was twenty-six.[5] By 1901 she was living in Ireland with her husband Ernest Browne.[6]

Ellen Augusta died on June 22nd 1929 in Cheltenham.[7] Her estate probate was filed by Ernest De Sylly Hamilton Browne, esquire.[8] Ellen was laid to rest on the 25th of June 1929 at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. [9]

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Name: Ellen Augusta Ramsay
Date: 10 Dec 1858
Event: Baptism
Place: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Father: Alexander Ramsay
Mother: Ellen Matilda Ramsay


Name: Ellen Augusta Browne
Date: 22 Jun 1929
Place: Gheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Date: 12 Aug 1929
Effects: £10078 7s 11d


The Marriage registration said she married one of the following people:
Ernest De Sylly H Browne
Janet Mary Henderson
Henry Charles Savory
Michelle Wilkes found an Ellen Augusta Hamilton Browne living with Ernest De Sylly Hamilton Browne. This appears to be the husband.
Why is the mother living somewhere else?
The free Ancestry site doesn't show the 1851 census referenced below - from the Australian Ancestry (paid) site. The person that researched it did put text at the end of the source to explain the record.
The paid US Ancestry site shows Ellen Augusta Ramsay was baptised 10 Dec 1858 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. Her parents are listed as Alexander Ramsay & Ellen Matilda Ramsay. I changed her birth year from 1859 to 1858 to reflect the baptism record.[10]


  1. Source: #S1 Ellen's birth year
  2. Source: #S2 1871 Census
  3. Source: #S3 Mother's Census
  4. Source: #S4 1881 Census
  5. Source: #S5 Ellen's Marriage
  6. Source: #S6 1901 Census
  7. Source: #S8 Ellen's death
  8. Source: #S9 Probate
  9. Source: #S10
  10. "Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1913," database with images, ( : accessed 3 October 2017), baptism entry for Ellen Augusta Ramsay; citing Gloucestershire Anglican Parish Registers. Gloucestershire Archives, Gloucestershire, England. Text: Name Ellen Augusta Ramsay, Event=Baptism, Baptism Date=10 Dec 1858, Place=Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, Father=Alexander Ramsay, Mother=Ellen Matilda Ramsay. Image available on Ancestry.
  • Source: S4 [Class: RG11; Piece: 2575; Folio: 64; Page: 13 original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1881. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1881.] as researched by Michelle Wilkes
  • Source: S5 "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2014), Ellen Augusta Ramsay, 1885; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing 1885, quarter 4, vol. 1A, p. 261, Kensington, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England. Note: She notes on original marriage questions
  • Source: S7
  • Source: S9 [Original data: Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. London, England © Crown copyright.] per Michelle Wilkes
  • Source: S10 [Gloucestershire Archives; Gloucester, England; Gloucestershire Anglican Parish Registers; Reference Numbers: GDR/V1/514 available at] per Michelle Wilkes


  • Ramsay-203 created through the import of Mcalary Family Tree.ged on Oct 20, 2011 by Anna McAlary. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Anna and others.
  • Thank you Michelle Wilkes for research on the marriage to Ernest, her probate info, and the 1881 Census!
  • Thank you Peter Knowles for the information on Ellen's death, and Henrietta's birth!

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