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Edith Brown


Father: Joshua Brown (1864-1917)
Mother: Margaret Ann Butson (1871-1933)





1897-11-06 Birth Place: 17 Cambridge Street, Brierfield Source: Census 1901
Source: Personal knowledge
Source: BMD Index
Source: Birth certificate in mum's possession
Source: lancashirebmd  [transcript 1]
1898-09-08 Baptism Place: Primitive Methodist, Brierfield Source: Baptism certificate
1901-03-31 Census Age: 3
Abode: 7, Ross Street, Brierfield
Source: Census record RG13-3884-74-19
1911-04-02 Census Age: 13
Occupation: Cotton Weaver
Abode: 51 Towneley St Burnley
Source: Census record RG14PN24806-RG78PN1421-RD472-SD1-ED28-SN347
1924-06-04 Marriage
to John Haworth (1895-1954)
Place: St Luke, Brierfield
Age: 26
Abode: 43 Clitheroe Road, Brierfield
Occupation: Cotton weaver
Witness: Claude Pilkington
Witness: Ellen Pilkington
Source: (Burnley : CE115/3/180)
Source: BMD Index
Source: Marriage certificate  [transcript 2]
Source: lan-opc  [link]  [transcript 3]
1991-12-06 Death Place: Lower Ridge Home for the Elderly, Burnley Source: Personal knowledge
Source: Probate calendar  [transcript 4]
1991-12-11 Cremation Place: Burnley Crematorium Source: Personal knowledge
aft.1991-12-31 Burial Place: Ashes scattered at Wheatley Lane Inghamite Chapel, section 11, grave 42 Source: Personal knowledge

Transcripts of sources

 Lancashire Birth indexes for the years: 1897
 BROWN  Edith  Nelson  Preston  BUTSON  NEL/7/47
 John Haworth, weaver of 56 Halifax Road, Brierfield. Father: Edwin Haworth, weaver.
 Edith Brown, weaver of 43 Clitheroe Road, Brierfield. Father: Joshua Brown (deceased).
 Marriage: 4 Jun 1924 St Luke the Evangelist, Brierfield, Lancs.
 John Haworth - 28 years, Cotton Weaver, Bachelor, 56 Halifax Road Brierfield
 Edith Brown - 26 years, Cotton Weaver, Spinster, 43 Clitheroe Road Brierfield
     Groom's Father: Edwin Haworth, Cotton Weaver
     Bride's Father: Joshua Brown, Deceased, Cotton Weaver
     Witness: Claude Pilkington; Ellen Pilkington
     Married by Banns by: Thomas Smith, Vicar
     Register: Marriages 1916 - 1927, Page 90, Entry 180
     Source: Original Parish Register
 1992  Page 3895
 HAWORTH Edith of Lower Ridge Home For The Elderly Belvedere Rd Bu Rnley died 6 December 1991
 Administration Manchester 12 February Not exceeding £125000 9251919623R
 [Transcriber's note: Bu Rnley transcribed as seen; should be Burnley]

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