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Robert Brown

(1894-1938)


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

Siblings:

Children:

Robert Brown + Mary Alice Davis

Timeline

1894 Birth Place: Brierfield Source: Army service records (Age in years/months or year of birth given)  [image 1]  [image 2]
1901-03-31 Census Age: 7
Abode: 7, Ross Street, Brierfield
Source: Census record RG13-3884-74-19  [image 3]
1911-04-02 Census Age: 17
Occupation: Labourer In Cotton Mill
Abode: 51 Towneley St Burnley
Source: Census record RG14PN24806-RG78PN1421-RD472-SD1-ED28-SN347  [image 4]
1917 Military service Source: Service records  [image 5]  [image 6]  [image 7]  [image 8]  [image 9]  [image 10]
1917-03-31 Marriage
to Mary Alice Davis (1893-1957)
Place: St Matthew the Apostle, Burnley
Age: 22
Abode: 51 Towneley Street, Burnley
Occupation: Cloth Looker
Witness: James Ambrose Davis
Witness: Edith Brown
Source: Army service records  [image 11]
Source: lan-opc  [link]  [transcript 1]
1938-12-10 Death Age: 44
Abode: 22 Scarlett Street, Burnley
Source: Estimated from burial date
Source: Death notice  [image 12]  [image 13]  [transcript 2]
1938-12-14 Burial Place: Grave NE5325, Burnley Cemetery Source: Cemetery register  [image 14]  [image 15]  [image 16]  [transcript 3]  [transcript 4]
Source: lan-opc  [link]  [transcript 5]
Source: lan-opc  [link]  [transcript 6]
Source: Newspaper report  [image 17]  [image 18]  [transcript 7]


Transcripts of sources

1
 Marriage: 31 Mar 1917 St Matthew the Apostle, Habergham Eaves, Lancs.
 Robert Brown - 22, Cloth Looker, Bachelor, 51 Townley St.
 Mary Alice Davis - 23, Weaver, Spinster, 34 Scarlett St.
     Groom's Father: Joseph Brown, Weaver
     Bride's Father: James Arthur Davis, Joiner
     Witness: James Ambrose Davis; Edith Brown
     Married by Sup'nt. Registrars Certificate by: S. Edmond Clarke
     Register: Marriages 1906 - 1920, Page 204, Entry 407
     Source: Original Parish Register
2
 Deaths
 BROWN.-On the 10th inst., at 22
 Scarlett-street, Robert, the dearly loved
 husband of Mary Alice Brown.
 Interment, Wednesday, Burnley Cemetery,
 cortege leaving home 1-45. - Burnley
 Co-op. soc., Ltd Tel. 3169
3
Burnley Cemetery grave register entries for grave NE5325

Grave register book 3 page 380

178    BURNLEY CEMETERY    GRAVE BOOK    178
NE5325 (closed)  F  1/5/-  Robert Brown  Jan. 5. 1920  106Q  8ft  87422 107153 108115 110875 129812

Family grave register book Q page 106
Left page: not photographed

Right page:
     GRANT 15223    106

 1/5/-   0/15/6   87422    1920 Jan.5      Harry Brown         mon 4    Jno. W. Houlden
         1/12/-   107153   1935 Sept 20    Joseph Orton        yrs 48   Albert H. Baker
         1/14/-   108155   1936 July 2     Emily Davis         yrs 68   Albert H. Baker
         1/13/-   110875   1938 Dec 14     Robert Brown        yrs 44   Albert H. Baker
         6/-/-    129812   1957 Sept 13    Mary Alice Brown    yrs 63   J Mattocks  R
 
THIS GRAVE IS NOW CLOSED

Transcribed from BurnleyCemetery-Graves-Book-3--178.jpg and BurnleyCemetery-FamilyGraves-Book-Q-106.jpg
4
 240    BURNLEY CEMETERY    REGISTER OF BURIALS    240
 1938
 110875  [December] 14  Robert Brown  44 years  ---  22 Scarlett Street  NE5325  W.B.Hodgkin  Albert H. Baker
5
 Burial: 14 Dec 1938 Burnley Cemetery, Burnley, Lancs.
 Robert Brown -
 Age: 44yrs
 Abode: 22 Scarlett Street
 Grave: NE5325
 Gender: M
 Register: Burials 1933 - 1940, Page 240, Entry 110875
 Source: Original Registers Book 14
6
 Grave: NE5325   Burnley Cemetery, Burnley, Lancs.
 Interments:
    Name              Age     Abode                                 Gender  Source Register  Date buried
 1  Harry Brown       4mnths  34 Scarlett Street                    M       Book 11 #87422   5 Jan 1920
 2  Joseph Orton      48yrs   Barrowmore Hall Great Barrow Chester  M       Book 14 #107153  20 Sep 1935
 3  Emily Davis       68yrs   Railway Station Blackburn             F       Book 14 #108115  2 Jul 1936
 4  Robert Brown      44yrs   22 Scarlett Street                    M       Book 14 #110875  14 Dec 1938
 5  Mary Alice Brown  63yrs   22 Scarlett Street                    F       Book 16 #129811  13 Sep 1957
7
 YATEFIELD MEMBER
 The interment took place in the Burnley
 Cemetery last Wednesday of Mr. Robert
 Brown (44), of 22, Scarlett-street. Born in
 Brierfield. Mr. Brown had lived in the
 Burnley Lane and Coal Clough-lane districts
 practically all his life, and prior to his
 illness was employed at Messrs. Ormerod
 Whittaker's and the Park Shed mills. He
 was an active member of the Yatefield
 Working Men's Club, and is survived by a
 widow and one daughter. The Rev. F.
 Jones, B.Sc., vicar of St. Matthew's Church,
 offered prayers at the home prior to the
 cortege leaving for the Cemetery. Floral
 tributes were sent by; His loving wife; Joyce
 and Alan; Tom and Florrie; sister Edith,
 John and Romney; and brother and sister-in-law,
 Willie and Martha; Florrie and Jim; Ambrose,
 Sarah and Margaret: Lizzie, Jenny and
 Jack: Mr. and Mrs. Newby and Edna; his
 pal Bill; the two Tommies; Alice; committee
 and members of Yatefield Conservative Club;
 Tom and Florrie; Aunt Jane and all.
 Arrangements by Burnley Co-op. Soc., Ltd.


Source images

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RecordOfServicePaper-RobertBrown.jpeg
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ProtectionCertificateAndCertificateOfIdentity-RobertBrown.jpeg
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Census-1901-RG13-3884-74-19.jpeg
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Census-1911-RG14PN24806-RG78PN1421-RD472-SD1-ED28-SN347.jpeg
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ArmyFormZ22-RobertBrown.jpeg
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DescriptiveReportOnJoining-RobertBrown.jpeg
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FirstAward-Soldier-RobertBrown.jpeg
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ProtectionCertificateAndCertificateOfIdentity-RobertBrown.jpeg
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RecordOfServicePaper-RobertBrown.jpeg
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ServiceRecord-RobertBrown.jpeg
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DescriptiveReportOnJoining-RobertBrown.jpeg
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BurnleyExpress-1938-12-14-p8.pdf
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BurnleyExpress-1938-12-14-p8c7-RobertBrown.jpg
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BurnleyCemetery-Burials-1933-1940-240.jpg
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BurnleyCemetery-Graves-Book-3--178.jpg
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BurnleyCemetery-FamilyGraves-Book-Q-106.jpg
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BurnleyExpress-1938-12-21-p5.pdf
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BurnleyExpress-1938-12-21-p5c4-RobertBrown.jpg


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