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Walter Ernest Brown

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Walter Ernest Brown (1867-1944) of Brown and Hughes, Brown, Hughes and Strachan, Strachan and Brown and Duple Bodies and Motors

1867 Born in South Morton, Berks., the son of Alfred Brown, a farmer, and his wife Eliza

1891 Eliza Brown 61, lived in Chelsea with Ernest Brown 22, coach trimmer, Florence Brown 21[1]

1901 Walter E Brown 33, coach builer, employer, lived in Fulham with Edith V Brown 32, Ethel V Brown 3[2]

1911 Living at 11 Ellerby Street, Fulham: Walter Ernest Brown (age 43 born S. Morton, Berks), Carriage and Motor Body Builder - Employer. With his wife Edith Vaughan Brown (age 42 born Notting Hill), L.C.C. Assistant Mistress, with their three children; Ethel Vaughan Brown (age 13 born Shepherd's Bush); Reginald Ernest Brown (age 8 born Shepherd's Bush); Eric Henry Brown (age 1 born Fulham). Married 16 years with three children. One Boarder and one servant.[3]

1939 Director of Works (Commercial Motor Bodies), lived in Harrow with Edith V Brown and Doris W Brown, Assistant Works Manager, Commercial Body Builders[4]

1944 Died in Hendon[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 census
  2. 1901 census
  3. 1911 Census
  4. 1939 register
  5. BMD