Rev. Ernest William Brown

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Rev. Ernest William Brown

Birthplace: Knighton, Radnorshire, Wales (United Kingdom)
Death: February 01, 1927 (70)
Bedstone Rectory, Bucknell, Shropshire, England (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Son of Reverend James Richard Brown and Anne Sarah Brown
Husband of Mary Margaret Brown and Harriet Elizabeth Brown
Father of Frances Mary Kempe; Jessie Margaretta Ellwood; Flora Mieville Wall; Ernest Amedee Jellicorse Brown and Charles Cuthbert Brown
Brother of Rev Joseph Henry Brown; Mary Brown; Commander James Brown; Inspector General Charles Brown; Charles Brown and 7 others
Half brother of Edward Lawford Brown; Anna Margaretta Brown and Emma Eliza Anderson

Occupation: Rural Dean of Clun
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About Rev. Ernest William Brown

Ernest William Brown (1856-1927)

Ed Marlborough and Trinity College Cambridge BA 1878. Rector of Montgomery 1893-1905, Rector of Bedstone 1905, Rural Dean of Clun, Prebendary of Hereford Cathedral.

  • Curate of Kington, Herefordshire 1880-1886
  • Curate of Welshpool 1886-1888 ‎(his first wife died in 1888)‎
  • Curate of Clun, Salop 1888-1893
  • Rector of Montgomery 1893-1906
  • Rector of Bedstone, Salop 1906-1927 ‎(married 2nd wife in 1906)‎

Plaque in Bedstone Church reads: Ernest William Brown
Rector 1906-1927
Rural Dean of Clun 1912-1925
Died 1927 aged 70.
His wife Mary Margarette
Died 1927 aged 56.

(Charles Brown's notes give Joseph Henry Brown's wife as Mary Emma, this church plaque as Mary Anna; Ernest William Brown's wife as Mary Margarette when Charles names her as Mary Margaret. I have changed the records to the plaque spellings but it could be that the church is wrong. CDB.)

  • Census: 1861 - Parsonage, Factory Green, Knighton, Radnorshire
  • Census: lodger - 1881 - 42 High Street Kington Herefordshire
  • Census: 1891 - Church Cottage, Church Street, Clun, Shropshire
  • Census: plus 3 servants - 1901 - Rectory, Montgomery, Wales
  • Census: plus 2 servants - 1911 - Bedstone Rectory, Bucknell, Shropshire
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Rev. Ernest William Brown's Timeline

September 4, 1856
Knighton, Radnorshire, Wales (United Kingdom)
June 7, 1888
Welshpool, Powys, Wales (United Kingdom)
Montgomery, Powys, Wales (United Kingdom)
January 5, 1896
Montgomery, Powys, Wales (United Kingdom)
Montgomery, Powys, Wales (United Kingdom)
June 1, 1905
Montgomery, Wales (United Kingdom)
February 1, 1927
Age 70
Bedstone Rectory, Bucknell, Shropshire, England (United Kingdom)