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Thomas BrowningAge: 77 years18551932

Name
Thomas Browning
Given names
Thomas
Surname
Browning
Birth 1855 29 28
Note: UK FreeBMD: Thomas Browning Clacton 1856 Q3 2 c 550 (This entry seems to have dropped off the FrreBMD site now and the page lists different surnames. The last certificate ordered ended up with a Thomas Browning born in Hulme, Chorlton, Lancaster.)
Birth of a brotherRichard Browning
1 March 1858 (Age 3 years)
Census 1861 (Age 6 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Elijah Browning
after 1861 (Age 6 years)

Note: No hits in 1871 or 1881 census
Death of a sisterHarriett Surry Browning
after 1869 (Age 14 years)

Religious marriageClara CoombesView this family
18 November 1876 (Age 21 years)
Address: Parish Church of Farnborough
Birth of a daughter
#1
Clara Browning
1879 (Age 24 years)
Note: FreeBMD Index: June 1879 - Browning Clara Islington 1b 360
Birth of a half-sisterAda Elizabeth Browning
about 1880 (Age 25 years)

Note: UK FreeBMD: Births Jun 1880 BROWNING Ada Elizabeth Portsea 2b 554
Occupation
Police Constable
from May 1877 to 1881 (Age 22 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2
Frances Gertrude Browning
about 1881 (Age 26 years)
Note: FreeBMD Index: Dec 1881 - BROWNING Frances Gertrude Edmonton 3a 242
Census 1881 (Age 26 years) Age: 26
Address: North Rd Hope Cottage, Hornsey
Birth of a son
#3
John Henry Browning
14 May 1884 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#4
William Francis Browning
1885 (Age 30 years)
Note: Free BMD Index: Births Dec 1885 (>99%)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Florence Browning
about 1888 (Age 33 years)
Census 5 April 1891 (Age 36 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Browning
19 September 1891 (Age 36 years) Age: 59
Address: 19 Russell Street Southsea
Census 1901 (Age 46 years) Age: 46
Address: 26 High St, Barnet, Hertfordshire
Occupation
Police Inspector
about 1901 (Age 46 years)

Employer: Metropolitan Police
Census 1911 (Age 56 years) Age: 56
Address: 13 Glebe Road St George Bristol
Death of a wifeClara Coombes
10 December 1926 (Age 71 years) Age: 75
Address: 75 Springfield Road Clewer Without
Cause: Natural causes; cerebral haemorrhage
Death of a brotherWilliam Browning
16 August 1929 (Age 74 years) Age: 77
Address: "Lasca" Raymond St Bankstown
Cause: MYOCARDITIS, CARDIAC FAILURE
Burial of a brotherWilliam Browning
17 August 1929 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery: Rookwood Independant Cemetery

Abergeldie at Circular Quay, Sydney
Abergeldie at Circular Quay, Sydney

Note: Image courtesy of Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums Collections.

Death 1 May 1932 (Age 77 years) Age: 78
Address: 75 Springfield Road, Clewer Without Windsor
Last change 12 January 201909:05:36

by: Kerry Choy
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 25 December 1847Great Coggeshall, Essex, England
1 month
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
4 years
himself
3 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Emma Elizabeth Childs - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: 14 March 1880Portsea, Hampshire, England
10 months
half-sister
Family with Clara Coombes - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: 18 November 1876Farnborough, Hampshire, England
3 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
3 years
son
20 months
son
4 years
daughter

Birth
UK FreeBMD: Thomas Browning Clacton 1856 Q3 2 c 550 (This entry seems to have dropped off the FrreBMD site now and the page lists different surnames. The last certificate ordered ended up with a Thomas Browning born in Hulme, Chorlton, Lancaster.)
Census1891 England - Census transcript - Thomas Browning - Household

Bell Lane, Hendon, Middlesex

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationEmplEmpdOACBirthplaceInfirm
Thomas BrowningheadMar36Inspector Met. PoliceXCochester Essex
Clara BrowningwifeMar40Cornwall
Clara Browningdaughter12Islingtom
Francis G. Browningdaughter9Hornsey, Middlesex
John Henry Browningson6ScholarTottenham,, Middlesex
William Francis Browningson5SchoilarTottenham,, Middlesex
Florence Browningdaughter3Richmond, Surrey

Note
May Browning recalls that this Thomas was a policeman, married to a Clair.
Note
1891 Census notes: Not matched by Household BROWNING, Thomas 1854 37 M Uxbridge Middlesex Can't find matches for them anywhere around Middlesex.
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