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Brown, John

Male 1800 - 1853


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  • Christened  6 Jan 1800  Avebury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  12 Aug 1853  Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I07265  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  22 Jul 2012 

    Father  Brown, John,   c. 6 Jun 1764, Avebury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1839, Avebury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Crook, Catherine,   b. 14 Oct 1755, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1839, Avebury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Nov 1787  Heddington, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F02168  Group Sheet

    Family  Edgell, Sarah,   b. Abt 1802, Of Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 15 Apr 1897, Devizes, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  29 Dec 1823  Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Brown, James,   c. 8 Nov 1825, Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 03 Sept 1895, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Brown, Henry,   c. 16 Jan 1828, Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 7 Jul 1907, Devizes, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Brown, William,   c. 17 Mar 1830, Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 28 Jun 1901, Potterne, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Brown, Sarah,   c. 30 Nov 1831, Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1901, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Brown, Martha,   c. 8 May 1836, Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1901, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Brown, John,   c. 25 May 1838, Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 27 Nov 1913, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Brown, Ann,   c. 24 Mar 1841, Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 1 Dec 1842, Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F02321  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Possibly the John Brown farmer of Avebury on the 1851 census. Cousin of John Brown of Adlbourne whose will is dated 1856

      Brown John 50 Head Farmer Of 450 Acres Employ Avebury, Wiltshire Wintersbourne Monkton, Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire HO107/1838/~F32 Brown Sarah 48 Wife Trowbridge, Wiltshire Winterbourne Monkton, Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire Brown Henry 23 Son Monkton, Wiltshire Wintersbourne Monkton, Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire Brown Martha 14 Daughter Avebury, Wiltshire Wintersbourne Monkton, Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire
      Wife maiden name may be Edge
      John BROWN was born circa 1800 at Avebury, Wilts. He was baptized on 19 Feb 1800 at Avebury, Wilts. He took over his father's farm at Winterbourne Monkton from his brother George in about 1823 and occupied it until his death. He lived at Winterbourne Monkton, Wilts, on 29 Dec 1823. He married Sarah EDGELL, daughter of James EDGELL and Sarah (--?--), on 29 Dec 1823 at Trowbridge, Wilts. He lived at Winterbourne Monkton, Wilts, on 14 Dec 1825 (farmer). He lived at Winterbourne Monkton, Wilts, on 16 Jan 1828 (farmer). He bought a messuage, malthouse, allotment etc. in Winterbourne Monkton from George Butler on 15 Apr 1829. He lived at Winterbourne Monkton, Wilts, on 17 Mar 1830 (yeoman). He lived at Winterbourne Monkton, Wilts, on 30 Nov 1831 (yeoman). He lived at Winterbourne Monkton, Wilts, on 31 Aug 1834 (yeoman). He was living on 16 Sep 1834 (occupying his father's land in the parish of Winterbourne Monkton). He lived at Winterbourne Monkton, Wilts, on 8 May 1836 (yeoman). He was living on 23 Dec 1837. He lived at Winterbourne Monkton, Wilts, on 25 May 1838 (yeoman). He was living on 17 Feb 1840. He lived at Winterbourne Monkton, Wilts, on 24 Mar 1841 (yeoman). He appeared on the census of 7 Jun 1841 at Winterbourne Monkton, Wilts (farmer, with wife and children). He was among the large number of people who signed their names inviting T H S Sotheron to stand in the election for a new MP for North Wiltshire on 8 Feb 1844. There is a map in Somerset Record Office showing his land (and that of Mr. Popham) in about 1845. He left a will on 2 Apr 1846 at Winterbourne Monkton, Wilts (Gent). He owned land at Winterbourne Monkton, and also had use of land at Stockley, Wilts which was settled on his wife for life. Yeoman on 27 Jun 1850. He appeared on the census of 31 Mar 1851 at Winterbourne Monkton, Wilts (Farmer of 450 acres employing 27 labourers, with wife and 2 of their children). He died on 12 Aug 1853 (of Winterbourne Monkton, after a long and painful illness). He was buried at Winterbourne Monkton, Wilts. His estate was proved on 24 Oct 1853. The farm at Winterbourne Monkton, which comprised 472 acres, was sold to Francis Leyborne Popham Esq of Littlecote on 17 Apr 1861.

      (tobacconist). He lived at Silver Street, Salisbury, Wilts, on 1 Oct 1865 (manufacturer). He lived at Silver Street, Salisbury, Wilts, on 20 Nov 1866 (manufacturer). He appeared on the census of 2 Apr 1871 at 1 Bourton Villa, London Road, Salisbury, Wilts (traveller in wine trade, with wife and children). He appeared on the census of 4 Apr 1881 at London Road I+, Milford, Wilts (Wine Agent, with wife and four of their children). He witnessed the burial of George BROWN on 22 Jul 1881 at Avebury, Wilts. He was described as a "great man for curiosity" and had a great number of foreign birds and also a "collection of savages' implements and weapons and a very old man trap." He was one of the first officers in the Salisbury corps of Volunteers. He was a freemason, and at one time Master of the Elias of Dereham Lodge. He appeared on the census of 5 Apr 1891 at South View, London Road, Milford, Salisbury, Wilts (living on own means, with wife and unmarried daughters Louisa, Gertrude and Emily, also granddaughter Dorothy Kington). He was a keen gardener. He was a keen amateur archaelogist "of singularly modest and unassuming character". He made a considerable collection of flint implements, many of which he gave to the Blackmore Museum at Salisbury. He aslo has a collection of weapons of "existing savage races." (an unknown value) on 19 Aug 1895 at South View, London Road, Salisbury, Wilts. On 19 Aug 1895 he had been complaining of giddiness, but nevertheless wnet ot help when a large shed at the back of Mr F Alexander's house nearby caught fire. He was walking along the path to the door of the house, and fell over the low wall, about eighteen inches high, onto the garden about five feet below, injuring his back severely. He was discovered there about ten minutes later and carried home, but never showed any sign of recovery. He left a will on 22 Aug 1895 (verbally, proved by an affidavit). He died on 3 Sep 1895 at South View, Salisbury, Wilts, aged 69 (of South View, Gent). An inquest returned a verdict of Accidental Death on 4 Sep 1895. He was buried on 6 Sep 1895 at London Road cemetery, Salisbury, Wilts. His estate was proved on 31 Oct 1895 (proved by affidavit of his brother William, 2807-0-1).