Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Great Grandparents

My Great Grandparents –
James Brown
Rose Hannah (nee Hammonds)

James Brown was born on 23 December 1855 at Shotteswell, Warwickshire, England (although Shotteswell was in the Civil Registration District of Banbury, Oxfordshire, it is actually in Warwickshire). James was christened on 23 March 1856 at Shotteswell. His occupation on 2nd April 1871 was an Agricultural Labourer. In 1884 he married Rose Hannah (nee Hammonds), on the 5th April 1891 he was an Agricultural Labourer but on the 18th February 1894 he was a Labourer and on 31st March 1901 he was a Stockman of Cattle on farm, on 2nd April 1911 he was a Builders Labourer and in 1912 he was a Labourer. I am not sure when James died the last date I have is on 6th December 1917 he was 61 years old.

Rose Hannah (nee Hammonds) was born in 1860 at Ashby St Ledgers, Northamptonshire, England. On 7th April 1861, 2nd April 1871 and 3rd April 1881 she was living with her family at Ashby St Ledgers, her occupation on the 3rd April 1881 was a Housekeeper. After marriage to James Brown they lived on 5th April 1891 at Duck Pool, Charwelton, Northamptonshire, then on 31st March 1901 they lived at Hinton Village, Hinton in the Hedges, Northamptonshire, on 2nd April 1911 they lived at 22 Welford Place, Coventry, Warwickshire. I am not sure when Rose Hannah died the last date I have is on 6th December 1917 she was 57 years old and they were living at Coventry, Warwickshire, England.

James & Rose Hannah had 9 children –
Frances Annie            born 1880 Ashby St Ledgers
George Henry            born 1882 Ashby St Ledgers
Alfred James              born 1885 Shotteswell                    died 6 December 1917 France
Fred                          born 18 August 1886 Shotteswell     died 10 April 1941 Coventry
William                     born 1888  Shotteswell
Sidney John              born 29 June 1889 Shotteswell         died 29 August 1971 Coventry
Ellen                        born 1892 Northamptonshire 
Mary Ann Viola        born 1894 Wormleighton      
Rose                        born 1896  Prior’s Marston

All information was found on