Peter Brown Family History

Edmund Browne (c1640) & Elizabeth

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General History

Edmund Browne & Elizabeth were not one of my direct ancestors and was probably not related to me. However as their descendants form a part of the Mid Sussex, East Surrey & SW Kent Brown's the details are included here for completeness.

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Edmund Brown was possibly born in about 1640 possibly in Westerham, Kent. He was maybe the son of Edmund who was the son of Joseph, the son of Giles Browne. He married Elizabeth. He left a will dated 5th September 1685 and died in 1686 prior to March. Elizabeth was mentioned in her husbands will of 1685.

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Edmund & Elizabeth had five children.

Anne Elizabeth Anna Joseph Richard
  1. Anne Browne (Anna) was baptised on 18th December 1666 in Lingfield, Surrey and was buried there on 30th June 1668, ('Anna daughter of Edmundi').
  2. Elizabeth Browne was baptised on 13th May 1669 in Lingfield, Surrey. She was mentioned in her father's will of 1685 as being under 21.
  3. Anne Browne (Anna)was born about 1672 in Lingfield, Surrey. She was mentioned in her father's 'Will' of 1685 as Ann and as being under 21 and was mentioned after Elizabeth, implying younger,.
  4. Joseph Browne was born in about 1674 in Lingfield, Surrey. He was mentioned in his father's will of 1685 as being under 21 and as executor and joint main inheritor. He is shown in Edenbridge register as baptised on 22nd March 1684 and from Haxted, Lingfield. Joseph married Rebecca Smith on 6th November 1694 in Edenbridge, Kent. Rebecca was buried on 8th September 1704 in Edenbridge, Kent (' wife of Joseph of Lingfield') and Joseph was possibly buried on 3rd April 1724 in Lingfield, Surrey 2nd June 1731. Joseph & Rebecca had five children.
    1. Bartholomue Browne (shown as Bartholomeus) was baptised on 28th July 1695 in Lingfield, Surrey.
    2. Roberta Browne was baptised on 15th June 1697 in Lingfield, Surrey ('daughter of Joseph').
    3. Elizabeth Browne was baptised on 14th July 1699 in Lingfield, Surrey.
    4. Joseph Browne was baptised on 25th September 1701 in Lingfield, Surrey. He was possibly buried on 2nd June 1731 in Lingfield, Surrey. He maybe possibly had two children.
      1. Joseph Brown was born in about 1725 in Oxted, Surrey (derived as no birth record found).He had three children.
        1. Martha Brown was baptised on 30th October 1757 in Oxted, Surrey.
        2. Joseph Brown was baptised on 14th October 1759 in Oxted, Surrey. He married Hannah. Joseph & Hannah had three children.
          1. Sarah Brown was baptised on 2nd March 1800 in Oxted, Surrey.
          2. Anne Brown (Ann) was baptised on 29th August 1802 in Oxted, Surrey.
          3. Mary Brown was baptised on 26th January 1806 in Oxted, Surrey.
        3. John Brown was baptised on 24th July 1763 in Oxted, Surrey.
      2. William Brown was baptised on 7th November 1727 in Oxted, Surrey.
    5. Edmund Browne (shown as Edmundus) was baptised on 23rd November 1703 in Lingfield, Surrey. He was buried on 25th December 1704 in Edenbridge, Kent ('son of Joseph of Lingfield').
  5. Richard Browne was born in about 1676 in Lingfield, Surrey. He was mentioned in his father's will of 1685 as being under 21 and as executor and joint main inheritor. He is shown in Edenbridge register as baptised on 22nd March 1684 and from Haxted, Lingfield.

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Wills

  1. Edmund Browne left a 'Will' dated 05/09/1685 and was proved on 11/03/1686. (ref Commissary court of Surrey - DW/PC/5/1686/3). The link is to an abstract transcript of the 'Will'. The 'Will' mentions his wife Elizabeth; daughters Elizabeth & Ann; sons Joseph & Richard; cousins Edward, Thomas & Mary Soane; Son in law William Stacey and Friend? William Fletcher & 7 children.
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  1. Surrey Parish Registers – Bletchingly(some), Burstow, Caterham , Charlwood, Crowhurst, Godstone, Horley, Horne, Limpsfield, Lingfield, Nutfield, Oxted, Rusper, Tandridge
  2. Kent Parish Registers – Ashurst, Cowden, Edenbridge, Speldhurst
  3. Surrey Marriage index CD
  4. Surrey Burial Index CD
  5. IGI (International Genealogical Index: Latter-day Saints) - batches of parish records: see LINKS-Research Web sites
  6. NWKFHS Sevenoaks CD (Miscellaneous MI's and Indexes)
  7. NWKFHS Edenbridge CD (Edenbridge- An index of People & Places100-1851- by Lionel Cole)