Find Ancestors

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

Electoral Rolls

Looking for living relatives?

Search our UK Electoral Rolls (2002-2013) and find your living relatives today.

Search Electoral Rolls

New electoral roll records

Icons

  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

1841 FMP search? (and any opinions!) please

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 2 Mar 2013 20:11

Hi folks.

I am asking for some help from you kind people please. I have put 'FMP' above as I believe it may be possible to do address search 1841? But any other input would be much appreciated also.

I am trying to find my ancestor Thomas Browning in 1841. He was born about 1812, birthplace unknown. He married Elizabeth Chesterman in 1843.

I am going to put marriage details plus the only census I have him on. (His wife is a widow by 1861). I have looked 1841 to no avail - with no birthplace it is obviously very difficult. Although the name is less common than you might think, there are still too many to pin him down..

On the marriage cert his occupation is excavator and address (same for wife though!) 35 Church St.

Name: Thomas Browning
Age: Full Age
Spouse Name: Elizabeth Chertirman
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 23 Jul 1843
Parish: Shoreditch St Leonard
Borough: Hackney
Father Name: Thomas Browning
Spouse Father Name: Thomas Chertirman
Register Type: Parish Register

1851 England Census
Name: Thomas Browman
[Thomas Browning]
Age: 39
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1812
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Browman
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: N

Civil parish: Newington
Ecclesiastical parish: Walworth St Peter
County/Island: Surrey
Country: England

Registration district: Newington
Sub-registration district: St Peter Walworth

Thomas Browman 39
Elizabeth Browman 29
Jared Browman 9
William Browman 6
Sarah Browman 5
Elizabeth Browman 3
John Browman 4 Mo

Thank you!

Jan

Joseph

Joseph Report 2 Mar 2013 20:39

Ref

Transcribed as BROWNEY in fmp

1851 at 9, Woods Buildings, Saint Mary Newington, Lambeth
BROWNEY, Thomas Head Married M 39 1812 Day Labourer N K
BROWNEY, Elizabeth Wife Married F 29 1822 Kingsland, Middlesex
BROWNEY, Jane Daughter F 9 1842 Islington, Middlesex
BROWNEY, William Son M 6 1845 Islington, Middlesex
BROWNEY, Sarah Daughter F 5 1846 Islington, Middlesex
BROWNEY, Elizabeth Daughter F 3 1848 Birmingham
BROWNEY, John Son M 1 (1 - 4 MOS) 1850 Clerkenwell, Middlesex
COLLENS, Robert Unmarried M 39 1812 Day Labourer Holloway, Middlesex

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 2 Mar 2013 20:41

1841 England Census
about Thos Browning
Name: Thos Browning
Age: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1811
Gender: Male
Where born: Kent, England

Civil parish: Newchurch
Hundred: Romney Marsh Liberty
County/Island: Kent
Country: England

Street Address: NEW CHURCH ST>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Registration district: Romney Marsh
Sub-registration district: New Romney
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 478
Book: 18
Folio: 7
Page Number: 8
Household Members: Name Age
Rebecca Browning 65 1776
Charles Browning 30
Thos Browning 30

Could this be him??

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 2 Mar 2013 20:55

Thank you Joseph and Mel.
Mel - re. the 1841 - good idea! I shall try to locate Charles and see if there are any further clues.
Much appreciated.
Jan

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 2 Mar 2013 20:58

This might be the marriage of the witnesses to Thomas and Elizabeth's marriage..?

Name: Philip Harris
Spouse Name: Margaret Chesterman
Record Type: Banns
Event Date: 3 Jun 1832
Parish: Shoreditch St Leonard
Borough: Hackney
Register Type: Parish Register

Not sure where it takes us, ......

Joseph

Joseph Report 2 Mar 2013 20:59

Can’t see Chesterman or Browning in 1841 at Church Street, St Leonard, Shoreditch.

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 2 Mar 2013 21:04

Thanks Gwyn.
Yes, I am sure those are the witnesses - didn't mention them as they offer no clues as to Thomas.
Joseph, thank you for looking. Does Church St. show up at all? If you would be kind enough to tell me someone living in the street I would be very grateful, as I can then locate it on Ancestry. Thank you.
Can I be cheeky and ask you to look 1851 also, just in case there are any further clues??
Jan

Joseph

Joseph Report 2 Mar 2013 21:07

1841 at Church Street, St Leonard Shoreditch, Tower Hamlets
VAUGNAN, Mary Ann F 20 1821 Butcher Middlesex
VAUGNAN, Caroline F 15 1826 Middlesex
VAUGNAN, George M 10 1831 Middlesex
VAUGNAN, John M 6 1835 Middlesex


Another
MARTIN, George M 40 1801 Middlesex
MARTIN, Mary Ann F 45 1796 Middlesex
MARTIN, Mary Ann F 6 1835 Middlesex
BASTICK, Thomas M 14 1827 Middlesex

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 2 Mar 2013 21:11

Thanks a million Joseph.
Jan

Joseph

Joseph Report 2 Mar 2013 21:26

Can’t see Chesterman or Browning in 1851 at Church Street, Saint Leonard Shoreditch, Middlesex, Tower Hamlets.

Vaughan still there but nothing for us

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 2 Mar 2013 21:32

Thank you for looking anyway Joseph - maybe Thomas is just too elusive!
Mel, I shall investigate that family more when I am more alert(!), though I suspect that Church St. Shoreditch is more likely to be the one where Thomas lived.
Curses!
Jan :-D