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Margery Browne (unknown)

Also Known As: "Marjory", "Whalesborough"
Birthplace: Of, Tolethorpe, Rutlandshire, England
Death: Died in Stanford, Lincolnshire, England
Place of Burial: All Saints Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire, England
Immediate Family:

Wife of John Browne, lll, of Stamford & Rutland
Mother of Alice Browne Bredmeydew; John Browne, IV, of Stamford; William Browne; Dorothy Browne; Athony Browne and 2 others

Managed by: Linda Sue
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About Margery Browne

Margery or Marjory married John Brown, of Stamford, Draper, Merchant of the Staple of Calais, Alderman of Stamford. He died 1442. She died 1460.

Their children

  • + 4 i. John4 Browne, born in England; died Bet. 1462 - 1470 in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England.
  • 5 ii. William Browne. He married Margaret.
  • 6 iii. Alice Browne. She married Mr. Bredmadew.


  • Burial in Church of All Saints (Episcopal), Stamford, England
  • Sons Johne and William rebuilt All Saints Church, Stamford, England;


Birth surname of Stokes seen seems a mixup with her daughter in law Margaret Stokes. from Burke's "American Families with British Ancestry," 1983, General Publishing Co. Inc., Baltimore:

        'William of Stamford, Alderman, 1435, 1444, 1449, 1460, 1466, 1470, Sheriff of Co. Rutland 1467, 1475, 1483, 1486, and probably of Co. Lincoln in 1478, built steeple of All Saints Church and founded Browne's Hospital in Stamford, an institution which is still flourishing, m. Margaret, dau. of John Stoke, of Warmington and d. 1489, leaving issue, an only daughter.'

Sources from "Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, " by Henry Bond, 1855, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Massachusetts, p. 116:

        >'John Brown, of Stamford, Draper, Merchant of the Staple of Calais, Alderman of Stamford in 1414, 1422, and 1427; married Margery, died November 22, 1460, buried in All Saints Church, died July 26, 1442, and buried in the Church of All Saints, which was erected at his expense.'


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Margery Browne's Timeline

Of, Tolethorpe, Rutlandshire, England
Age 22
Age 28
Stanford, Lincolnshire, England
Age 43
Of, Tolethorp, Rutlandshire, England
Age 45
Stanford, Lincolnshire, England
November 22, 1460
Age 78
Stanford, Lincolnshire, England
November 24, 1460
Age 78
All Saints Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire, England