Robert BROWN

Male Abt 1786 - Bef 1851  (~ 64 years)    Has 25 ancestors and 174 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Robert BROWN 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born Abt 1786 
    Baptised 19 Apr 1786  St. Alban’s Church, Earsdon, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From transcribed data (by Northumberland & Durham FHS, on FMP, 10 Apr 2019)
      Shown as Robert Brown, son of Robert and Catharine, resident South Blyth, father a blacksmith.
      Also from BT entry (image on FamilySearch) shows:
      "Robert S of Robt & Catherine Brown Blacksmith of So. Blyth [April] 19th."
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Abt 1825  Iron Works, Bridport, Dorset, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Blacksmith 
    Residence Abt 1827  Bristol, Gloucestershire, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • A newspaper notice looking for him in 1827 refers to him being lately being known to be in Bristol.
    Occupation Blyth, Earsdon, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Blacksmith 
    Occupation Ship Smith 
    • Given as his occupation on his widow's death certificate. According to this Wikipedia article the use of iron instead of wood as the primary material used for ships' hulls began in the 1830s. As a blacksmith I guess it may have been this change of material that led to Robert moving from traditional blacksmith work to being a ship smith.
    Died Bef 1851 
    • What became of Robert?
      There is no obvious  burial in Dorset (in the CMB for Dorset parishes on Ancestry; a Robert of the right age buried in Loders in 1863 can be ruled out from the census entry for that Robert in 1861 - a locally born farmer). Did he stay in Dorset, move on or return to Northumberland? If he didn't return 'home' with such a common name it is almost impossible to trace him unless a census entry in 1851 or later can be found, with a birthplace of Blyth or Earsdon.

      If his wife's death certificate is correct in describing her as a widow then he died in or before 1858; if her entry in the 1851 census is correct he had died by then.
      Given his age he probably had, but given his whereabouts was not at times in the 1820s known it is possible these were just guesses.
    Person ID I28568  Teresa's tree
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2019 

    Father Robert BROWN,   b. Abt 1754,   d. 17 Nov 1798  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Mother Catharine JOHNSON,   b. Abt 1761,   bur. 18 Jan 1794, St. Alban’s Church, Earsdon, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Banns of marriage to 17 Feb 1782  St. Alban’s Church, Earsdon, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From FamilySearch
    Married 23 Feb 1782  St. Mary the Virgin’s Church, Woodhorn, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date, place from FamilySearch
      Also from BTs (image on FamilySearch :
      "Feby - 23 - Robt. Brown of Earsdon Parish and Catharine Johnson of the Chapelry of Newbegin - were married by Banns"
    Children 5 children 
    Family ID F11038    |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara HUTCHINSON,   b. Abt 1782, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1858, Smith’s Court, Prudhoe Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Marriage License 10 Jun 1807 
    Married 16 Jul 1807  St. Michael and All Angels Church, Newburn, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 7 children 
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F11034    |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptised - 19 Apr 1786 - St. Alban’s Church, Earsdon, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jul 1807 - St. Michael and All Angels Church, Newburn, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Catherine BROWN - 28 Sep 1809 - Blyth, Earsdon, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Dorothy BROWN - Aug 1814 - Blyth, Earsdon, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Robert BROWN - 22 Nov 1816 - Newburn, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - George BROWN - 1819 - Blyth, Earsdon, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Margaret BROWN - 1820 - Newburn, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt 1827 - Bristol, Gloucestershire, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - - Blyth, Earsdon, Northumberland, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
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