See also

Family of William Brown and Rachel Bilney

Husband: William Brown

  • Name:

  • William Brown2

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • Thomas Brown (1797-1877)

  • Mother:

  • Sarah Bruty (1810?-1869)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • a groom and domestic servant then a general labourer by 1881 and a gardener by 18913,4,5,6

  • Birth:

  • 1834 (app)

  • Suffolk, England2,7

  • Baptism:

  • 8 Jun 1834 (age 0)

  • Nacton, Suffolk, England7

  •  

  • son of Thos. Brown and Sarah Bruty

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 6-7)

  • Nacton, Suffolk, England2

  •  

  • aged 8, living with parents and four siblings. Born in Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 16-17)

  • Nacton, Suffolk, England3

  •  

  • visitor aged 16, groom living with James Smith and family. Born in Nacton Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 26-27)

  •  

  •  

  • unable to locate William in the 1861 census

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 36-37)

  • Bexwell, Norfolk, England4

  •  

  • head of the household aged 33 married, groom and domestic servant living with his wife, three children and a visitor. Born in Nacton Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 46-47)

  • 26 Kemball Street, St. Margaret, Ipswich, Suffolk, England5

  •  

  • head of the household aged 43 married, general labourer living with his wife and three children. Born in Nacton Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 56-57)

  • St. Michaels Square, Bridge Street, Downham Market, Norfolk, England6

  •  

  • head of the household aged 52 married, gardener living with his wife and a son. Born in Ipswich Suffolk

  • Death:

  • Aug 1896 (age 59)

  • Downham "Registration District", Norfolk, England8,9

  • Burial:

  • 1 Sep 1896

  • St. Edmund's Church, Church Road, Downham Market, Norfolk, England9

  •  

  • aged 59

Wife: Rachel Bilney

  • Name:

  • Rachel Bilney1

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • domestic servant10

  • Birth:

  • 1848 (app)

  • Downham Market, Norfolk, England4

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 22-23)

  • Bexwell, Norfolk, England4

  •  

  • wife aged 23 married, living with her husband, three children and a visitor (her sister?). Born in Downham Market, Norfolk

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 32-33)

  • 26 Kemball Street, St. Margaret, Ipswich, Suffolk, England5

  •  

  • wife aged 35 married, living with her husband and three children. Born in Downham, Norfolk

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 42-43)

  • St. Michaels Square, Bridge Street, Downham Market, Norfolk, England6

  •  

  • wife aged 44 married, living with her husband and a son. Born in Downham, Norfolk

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 52-53)

  • Railway Road, Downham Market, Norfolk, England10

  •  

  • servant aged 54 widow, general servant (domestic) for Walter Scott. Born in Downham Market, Norfolk

Child 1: Sarah Brown

  • Name:

  • Sarah Brown4

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • Sep 1870

  • Crimplesham, Norfolk, England4

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 0)

  • Bexwell, Norfolk, England4

  •  

  • daughter aged 6 months, living with parents, two siblings and a visitor. Born in Crimplesham, Norfolk

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 10)

  • 26 Kemball Street, St. Margaret, Ipswich, Suffolk, England5

  •  

  • daughter aged 10, attending school and living with parents and two siblings. Born in Crimplesham, Norfolk

Child 2: Harry Brown

  • Name:

  • Harry Brown5

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • an engine maker / fitter6

  • Birth:

  • 1873 (app)

  • Bexwell, Norfolk, England5

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 7-8)

  • 26 Kemball Street, St. Margaret, Ipswich, Suffolk, England5

  •  

  • son aged 8, living with parents and two siblings. Born in Bexwell, Norfolk

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 17-18)

  • St. Michaels Square, Bridge Street, Downham Market, Norfolk, England6

  •  

  • son aged 18, engine maker fitter living with parents. Born in Downham, Norfolk

Sources

1.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Downham 1869 quarter:4 volume:4b page:1067.

2.

Census 1841, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:1021 folio:23 page:4.

3.

Census 1851, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:1801 folio:243 page:2.

4.

Census 1871, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG10 piece:1867 folio:161 page:15.

5.

Census 1881, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG11 piece:1875 folio:45 page:6.

6.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1572 folio:32 page:18.

7.

Church of the Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch, (www.familysearch.org). batch:C01429-2 sys:England-ODM film:919625.

8.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Downham 1896 quarter:3 volume:4b page:199.

9.

The Federation of Family History Societies, National Burial Index for England & Wales v.3, (2010 own copy).

10.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1893 folio:52 page:20.