John Browning, 18251891 (aged 65 years)

Name
John /Browning/
Given names
John
Surname
Browning
Birth September 25, 1825
Birth of a sisterSusanna Browning
October 16, 1827 (aged 2 years)

Census June 6, 1841 (aged 15 years)
Address: High Street South Weald Brentwood

1841 England - Census transcript - John Browning - Household

Billericay, Essex, England

Name AgeM AgeF Occupation BiC SIF
John Browning 18 Apprentice Carrier

Unclear which household/family he is with.

Religious marriageMary Ann SurreyView this family
December 25, 1847 (aged 22 years)
Note: Maiden name given as "Surrey".

Maiden name given as "Surrey". Father is given as "John Brown". "J Brown" also officiated.

Birth of a daughterHarriett Surry Browning
February 1, 1848 (aged 22 years)
Note: UK FreeBMD: Harriet Surry Browning 1848 Q1 Witham Essex
Birth of a sonJohn Elijah Browning
about 1850 (aged 24 years)
Note: UK Free BMD: John Elijah Browning 1848 Q1 Witham Essex
Census March 30, 1851 (aged 25 years)
Address: 69 Hamlet Little Coggeshall

1851 England - Census transcript - John Browning - Household HO 107/1783 Little Coggeshall, Essex, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Birthplace Infirm
John Browning head Mar 25 Wheelwright Journeyman London
Mary Ann Browning wife Mar 24 Tambour Worker Walthamstow, Essex
John Elijah Browning son 15 mths Great Coggeshall, Essex
Harriett Surry Browning daughter 3 Great Coggeshall, Essex
Occupation
Wheelwright Journeyman
from 1851 to 1852 (aged 26 years)
Birth of a sonWilliam Browning
May 20, 1852 (aged 26 years)
Birth of a sonThomas Browning
1855 (aged 29 years)
Note: UK FreeBMD: Thomas Browning Clacton 1856 Q3 2 c 550 (This entry seems to have dropped off the FrreB…

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 sonRichard Browning
March 1, 1858 (aged 32 years)
Census April 7, 1861 (aged 35 years)
Address: 11 Dunmow Road, High Easter

1861 England - Census transcript - John Browning - Household RG 9/1118 High Easter, Uttlesford, Essex, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Birthplace Infirm
John Browning head Mar 35 Police Constable Great Coggeshall, Essex
Mary Ann Browning wife Mar 34 formerly Lace Maker Walthamstow, Essex
Harriett Surry Browning daughter 13 Scholar Great Coggeshall, Essex
John Elijah Browning son 11 Scholar Great Coggeshall, Essex
William Browning son 8 Scholar Little Coggeshall, Essex
Thomas Browning son 6 Scholar Lawford, Essex
Richard Browning son 3 Scholar High Easter, Essex
Occupation
Police Constable
from November 5, 1852 to April 4, 1862 (aged 36 years)
Employer: Essex Constabulary?
Death of a sonJohn Elijah Browning
after 1861 (aged 35 years)

Note: No hits in 1871 or 1881 census
Birth of a sonFrank Browning
1866 (aged 40 years)
Note: UK BDM Index

UK BDM Index 1866/Q1 Volume 4A Page 384

Baptism of a sonFrank Browning
June 10, 1866 (aged 40 years)

Marriage of a childEdward DickensonHarriett Surry BrowningView this family
April 11, 1869 (aged 43 years) Husband: 22 Wife: 21
Address: St Bartholomew
witness: Mary Ann Surrey (aged 42 years) — mother-in-law mother
Death of a daughterHarriett Surry Browning
after 1869 (aged 43 years)

Census 1871 (aged 45 years)

Note: The following record does not seem to be relevant.

The following record does not seem to be relevant. John Browning - Wandsworth, London, Surrey.

May need to revisit this entry as subsequent data does place him at Portsea Island BROWNING, John - Portsea Island Hampshire

Marriage of a childThomas BrowningClara CoombesView this family
November 18, 1876 (aged 51 years)
Address: Parish Church of Farnborough
Occupation
Engine Fitter
1877 (aged 51 years)

Marriage of a childWilliam BrowningFanny Amelia BakerView this family
March 4, 1877 (aged 51 years)
Address: Portsea, Hants
Religious marriageEmma Elizabeth ChildsView this family
March 14, 1880 (aged 54 years) Husband: 39 Wife: 21
Note: This marriage registration raises some problems.

This marriage registration raises some problems.

  • John Browning gives his age as 39. To be consistent with earlier Census records, he would be closer to 53.
  • Lists his father as John Browning - Carpenter. Earlier marriage lists Thomas Browning as father.

This record does link John with Elizabeth. The 1891 census seems to bring this all together.

Birth of a daughterAda Elizabeth Browning
about 1880 (aged 54 years)

Note: UK FreeBMD: Births Jun 1880 BROWNING Ada Elizabeth Portsea 2b 554
Census April 3, 1881 (aged 55 years) Age: 45
Address: 16 & 14 Bishops Cellars Beer House Bishop Street

1881 England - Census transcript - John Browning - Household

Portsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Birthplace Infirm
John Browning head Mar 45 Carpenter (Keeper of Beer House) Ipswich, Suffolk
Emma Elizabeth Browning wife Mar 26 Portsmouth, Hampshire
Frank Browning son Single 15 Assisting Dunmow, Essex
Ada Elizabeth Browning daughter Single Portsmouth, Hampshire
Elizabeth Fowler Mother in Law Widow 73 Porchsester, Hampshire
Census April 5, 1891 (aged 65 years)
Address: 79 Russell St Portsea Island

1891 England - Census transcript - John Browning - Household

Portsea Island, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Empl Empd OAC Birthplace Infirm
John Browning head Mar 60 Beer Seller Coggeshall, Essex
Emma Elizabeth Browning wife Mar 36 Portsmouth, Hampshire
Richard Browning son Unm 35 Cark [Cask] Sealder Coggeshall, Essex
Ada Elizabeth Browning daughter 10 Scholar Portsmouth, Hampshire
Emma Fowles mother-in-law Widow 62 Porschester, Hampshire
Death of a fatherThomas Browning

Note: Potential death records:

Potential death records:

First name(s) Thomas Last name Browning Age 28 Birth year 1804 Residence Gt Coggeshall Burial year 1832 Burial date 08 Jul 1832 Place Coggeshall County Essex Country England Archive Essex Record Office Archive reference D/P 36/1/13 Record set Essex Burial Index 1530-1994

Death September 19, 1891 (aged 65 years) Age: 59
Address: 19 Russell Street Southsea
Family with parents
father
mother
Marriage MarriageAugust 27, 1823Great Coggeshall, Essex, England
2 years
himself
18251891
Birth: September 25, 1825Great Coggeshall, Essex, England
Death: September 19, 1891Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
-22 months
elder brother
1823
Birth: November 10, 1823Great Coggeshall, Essex, England
4 years
younger sister
Family with Mary Ann Surrey
himself
18251891
Birth: September 25, 1825Great Coggeshall, Essex, England
Death: September 19, 1891Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
wife
1827
Birth: 1827Walthamstow, Essex, England
Death:
Religious marriage Religious marriageDecember 25, 1847Great Coggeshall, Essex, England
1 month
daughter
18481869
Birth: February 1, 1848 22 21Great Coggeshall, Essex, England
Death: after 1869
3 years
son
18501861
Birth: about 1850 24 23Great Coggeshall, Essex, England
Death: after 1861
2 years
son
18521929
Birth: May 20, 1852 26 25Little Coggeshall, Essex, England
Death: August 16, 1929Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
son
1901 Census - Browning Household
18551932
Birth: 1855 29 28Lawford, Essex, England
Death: May 1, 1932Clewer Without, Berkshire, England
3 years
son
1858
Birth: March 1, 1858 32 31High Easter, Essex, England
Death:
9 years
son
1866
Birth: 1866 40 39Great Dunmow, Essex, England
Family with Emma Elizabeth Childs
himself
18251891
Birth: September 25, 1825Great Coggeshall, Essex, England
Death: September 19, 1891Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
wife
1859
Birth: February 28, 1859Portsea Island, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Death:
Religious marriage Religious marriageMarch 14, 1880Portsea, Hampshire, England
10 months
daughter
1880
Birth: about 1880 54 20
Death:
CensusView

1841 England - Census transcript - John Browning - Household

Billericay, Essex, England

Name AgeM AgeF Occupation BiC SIF
John Browning 18 Apprentice Carrier

Unclear which household/family he is with.

Marriage

Maiden name given as "Surrey". Father is given as "John Brown". "J Brown" also officiated.

CensusView

1851 England - Census transcript - John Browning - Household HO 107/1783 Little Coggeshall, Essex, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Birthplace Infirm
John Browning head Mar 25 Wheelwright Journeyman London
Mary Ann Browning wife Mar 24 Tambour Worker Walthamstow, Essex
John Elijah Browning son 15 mths Great Coggeshall, Essex
Harriett Surry Browning daughter 3 Great Coggeshall, Essex
CensusView

1861 England - Census transcript - John Browning - Household RG 9/1118 High Easter, Uttlesford, Essex, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Birthplace Infirm
John Browning head Mar 35 Police Constable Great Coggeshall, Essex
Mary Ann Browning wife Mar 34 formerly Lace Maker Walthamstow, Essex
Harriett Surry Browning daughter 13 Scholar Great Coggeshall, Essex
John Elijah Browning son 11 Scholar Great Coggeshall, Essex
William Browning son 8 Scholar Little Coggeshall, Essex
Thomas Browning son 6 Scholar Lawford, Essex
Richard Browning son 3 Scholar High Easter, Essex
Census

The following record does not seem to be relevant. John Browning - Wandsworth, London, Surrey.

May need to revisit this entry as subsequent data does place him at Portsea Island BROWNING, John - Portsea Island Hampshire

Marriage

This marriage registration raises some problems.

  • John Browning gives his age as 39. To be consistent with earlier Census records, he would be closer to 53.
  • Lists his father as John Browning - Carpenter. Earlier marriage lists Thomas Browning as father.

This record does link John with Elizabeth. The 1891 census seems to bring this all together.

CensusView

1881 England - Census transcript - John Browning - Household

Portsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Birthplace Infirm
John Browning head Mar 45 Carpenter (Keeper of Beer House) Ipswich, Suffolk
Emma Elizabeth Browning wife Mar 26 Portsmouth, Hampshire
Frank Browning son Single 15 Assisting Dunmow, Essex
Ada Elizabeth Browning daughter Single Portsmouth, Hampshire
Elizabeth Fowler Mother in Law Widow 73 Porchsester, Hampshire
CensusView

1891 England - Census transcript - John Browning - Household

Portsea Island, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Empl Empd OAC Birthplace Infirm
John Browning head Mar 60 Beer Seller Coggeshall, Essex
Emma Elizabeth Browning wife Mar 36 Portsmouth, Hampshire
Richard Browning son Unm 35 Cark [Cask] Sealder Coggeshall, Essex
Ada Elizabeth Browning daughter 10 Scholar Portsmouth, Hampshire
Emma Fowles mother-in-law Widow 62 Porschester, Hampshire
Note

UK Free BMD: Portsea 2b 620