Monday, 7 January 2013

My 2nd Great Grandparents (on my dad's side)

James Brown
Ann (nee Harrison)

James was born about 1821 at Shotteswell, Oxfordshire, England. He married Ann (nee Harrison) in 1841 at Warwickshire, England. On 30 March 1851, 7 April 1861, 2 April 1871 his occupation was Agricultural labourer. On 13 November 1880 his occupation was Labourer. James died in March 1881, he was buried on 22 March 1881; James was 60 years old.

Ann was born about 1822 at Tachbrook, Warwickshire, England. She married James Brown in 1841. On 30 March 1851 they lived at Akerman Street, Farm End, Shotteswell, Oxfordshire. On 7 April 1861 they lived at High Street, Shotteswell, Oxfordshire. On 2 April 1871 they lived at Shotteswell, Oxfordshire. On 3 April 1881 it was noted on this census that Ann was a pauper; 5 April 1891 it was noted on this census that Ann was ‘receiving Parish relief’, Ann lived in Shotteswell, Oxfordshire.

James and Ann had 7 children –
Mary Ann      born 1844  Shotteswell
Ellen              born 1847 Shotteswell
John              born 1850 Shotteswell
Francis          born 1853 Shotteswell
James            born 23 Dec 1855 Shotteswell
Sarah             born 1859 Shotteswell                died before 2 April 1911 Warwickshire
William           born 1862 Shotteswell








(Shotteswell is actually in Warwickshire, England but because its in the district of Banbury which is in Oxfordshire, England the records have put Shotteswell in Oxfordshire.)


All information was found on www.ancestry.co.uk & www.familysearch.org