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George William Brown

(1896-1965)


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

Siblings:

Children:

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Timeline

1896-03-13 Birth Place: 17 Cambridge Street, Brierfield Source: Birth certificate  [image 1]
1901-03-31 Census Age: 5
Abode: 7, Ross Street, Brierfield
Source: Census record RG13-3884-74-19  [image 2]  [image 3]
1911-04-02 Census Age: 15
Occupation: Cotton Weaver
Abode: 51 Towneley St Burnley
Source: Census record RG14PN24806-RG78PN1421-RD472-SD1-ED28-SN347  [image 4]  [image 5]
1917-08-04 Marriage
to Martha O'Brien (1895-1966)
Place: St Catherine, Barton-upon-Irwell
Abode: 253 Peel Green Road
Occupation: Driver R.F.A.
Witness: John O'Brien
Witness: Mary Ann O'Brien
Source: Marriage certificate  [image 6]  [transcript 1]
Source: Parish record  [image 7]  [transcript 2]
Source: lan-opc  [link]  [transcript 3]
1939-09-29 1939 register Birthdate: 1895-03-12
Abode: 73 New Lane, Eccles
Occupation: Artificial building material shift foreman
Source: 1939 register RG101-4754B-002-30  [link]  [image 8]  [transcript 4]
1959-08-29 Photo Place: Eccles Source: Personal knowledge  [image 9]  [image 10]
1965-07-03 Death Place: 73 New Lane, Eccles
Age: 69
Source: Death certificate  [image 11]
Source: Gravestone  [link]  [image 12]  [transcript 5]
1965-07-06 Burial Place: Plot A2 1252, Peel Green Cemetery, Liverpool Road, Eccles, Lancashire Source: Cemetery records


Transcripts of sources

1
 1917.  Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of Barton-upon-Irwell in the County of Lancaster
 No. 23  Fourth August 1917
 George William Brown  full  Bachelor  Driver R.F.A.  253 Peel Green Road  Joshua Brown  Munitioner
 Martha O'Brien        full  Spinster  -              253 Peel Green Road  John O'Brien  Foreman
 Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Church,
 by License by me, Thomas H Davies
 This Marriage was solemnized between us,  {  George William Brown  }
                                           {  Martha O'Brien        }
 in the Presence of us,  {  John O'Brien      }
                         {  Mary Ann O'Brien  }
 [Groom's signature G.W.Brown struck through]
2
 Page 12
 1917.  Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of Barton-upon-Irwell in the County of Lancaster
 No. 23  Fourth August 1917
 George William Brown  full  Bachelor  Driver R.F.A.  253 Peel Green Road  Joshua Brown  Munitioner
 Martha O'Brien        full  Spinster  -              253 Peel Green Road  John O'Brien  Foreman
 Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Church,
 by License by me, Thomas H Davies
 This Marriage was solemnized between us,  {  George William Brown  }
                                           {  Martha O'Brien        }
 in the Presence of us,  {  John O'Brien      }
                         {  Mary Ann O'Brien  }
3
 Marriage: 4 Aug 1917 St Catherine, Barton upon Irwell, Lancs.
 George William Brown - full, Driver R.F.A?, Bachelor, 253 Peel Green Road
 Martha O'Brien - full, Spinster, 253 Peel Green Road
     Groom's Father: Joshua Brown, Munitioner
     Bride's Father: John O'Brien, Foreman
     Witness: John O'Brien; Mary Ann O'Brien
     Married by Licence by: Thomas H. Davies, Vicar
     Register: Marriages 1916 - 1926, Page 12, Entry 23
     Source: Manchester Central Library
4
 E.D. Letter code NUME  Borough, U.D. or R.D. Eccles M B  Reg. District and Subdistrict 463/3
 Address:      73 New Lane
 Sch.no./sub:  21  1
 Name:         Brown William G
 OVSPI:        -
 M/F:          M
 Birthdate:    12 Mar  1895
 SMWD:         M
 Occupation:   Artificial Building Material Shift Foreman
5
 In loving memory of George William Brown, died 3rd July 1965 aged 69 years
 Also his dear wife Martha, died 21st August 1967 aged 70 years
 Also their daughter Muriel, died 14th Feb 1931 aged 18 months
 Also their son Lawrence, died 13th April 1973 aged 47 years


File sources

1
Image: BC_1896_George_William_BROWN.jpg
2
Image: Census-1901-RG13-3884-74-19.jpeg
3
Transcript: Census-1901-BROWN-Joshua-transcript.pdf
4
Image: Census-1911-RG14PN24806-RG78PN1421-RD472-SD1-ED28-SN347.jpeg
5
Transcript: Census-1911-BROWN-MargaretAnn-transcript.pdf
6
Image: MC_1917_GeorgeWilliamBROWN-MarthaOBRIEN.jpg
7
Image: Marriage-GeorgeWilliamBrown-MarthaOBrien-1917-08-04-StCatherineBartonUponIrwell.jpeg
8
Image: 1939-Register-TNA-R39-4754-4754B-002.jpg
9
Image: George_William_Brown_&_Martha_(nee_O'Brien)_1959.jpg
10
Image: WA_Photo13_600DPI.jpg
11
Image: DC_1965_George_William_BROWN.jpg
12
Photo: Headstone-George_William_Brown.jpeg


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