NameFrancis Marshall BROWN
Birthabt 1814, St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Death1863, Luton, Bedfordshire
OccupationMusic Master, Organist, Professor Of Music
Birth22 May 1811
Baptism16 Jun 1811, St. Giles in the Fields, Bloomsbury, London
FatherHenry SYMONDSON (~1775-1842)
Marriage30 Apr 1835
ChildrenFrancis Henry (~1836-)
 Hannah Jane (1837-)
 John Thomas (1839-)
 Frederick Marshall (1841-1906)
 George Danby (1843-)
 Edwin Philip (~1849-)
Notes for Francis Marshall BROWN
London Gazette Friday July 10, 1840
The Courst for Relief of Insolvent Debtors
At the Court-House, at Hertford, in the County of Hertford, on the 1st day of August 1840, at Ten o’Clock in the Forenoon.
Francis Marshall Brown, late of St. Alban’s Hertfordshire, Music-Master and Organist of the Church of St. Peter, in St. Alban’s aforesaid.
Notes for Hannah (Spouse 1)
Name and the following from Margaret Hiles
Baptisms at St Giles-in the -Fields
June 16, 1811 Hannah Symondson, of Henry, by Mary, May 22, 1811

Parish records St. Giles in the Fields, Camden, London
Francis Brown of the Abbey Parish of St. Albans in the County of Hertford, Bachelor and
Hannah Symondson of this Parish Spinster were married in this Church by Banns this thirtieth Day of April in the Year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty Five
by me Rob. Flower Curate
in the presence of H. Symondson, S? Symondson and H. Symondson. [The two H. Symondsons are probably her father Henry and brother Henry, but I’m not sure who is S. Symondson. She might be Sarah Meredith who married Hannah’s brother John in 1842, although John and possibly Sarah had children born in 1838.]

In the 1841 census Holywell Hill, St. Albans, Hertfordshire.
Francis Marshall Brown, age 27, music master, born in Hertfordshire.
Hannah Brown, age 28, not born in Hertfordshire.
Francis Henry Brown, age 5, born in Hertfordshire.
Hannah June Brown, age 3, born in Hertfordshire.
John Thomas Brown, age 1, born Hertfordshire.
Frederic Brown, age 2 weeks, born Hertfordshire.
1 female servant.
Thomas Brown, age 50, parish clerk, born Hertfordshire.

In the 1851 census St. Peters Street, St. Albans, Hertfordshire.
Head Francis M. Brown, age 37, Professor of Music, born St. Albans, Hertfordshire.
Wife Hannah I. Brown, age 37, born St. Giles, Middlesex.
Son Francis Brown, age 15, scholar at home, born St. Albans.
Son John F. Brown, age 12, scholar at home, born St. Albans.
Son Frederick D. Brown, age 10, scholar at home, born St. Albans.
Son George M. Brown, age 9, scholar at home, born St. Albans.
Son Edwin P. Brown, age 2, born St. Albans.

In the 1861 census Guilford Street, Luton, Bedfordshire.
Head Francis M. Brown, age 47, Organist, born St. Albans, Hertfordshire.
Wife Hannah Brown, age 47 [This differs from her baptism records.] born London, Middlesex.
Son John Brown, age 19, married, flocker?, born St. Albans, Hertfordshire.
Daughter in law Ann Brown, age 21, bonnet sewer, born Littleton, Hertfordshire.
Son Frederic Brown, age 16, shopman, born St. Albans.
Son Philip Brown, age 12, scholar, born St. Albans.
2 lodgers.
Grandson James Brown, age 1, born Luton.
Grandson Frederic Brown, age 9 months, born Luton.

In the April to June 1863 death index Francis Marshall Brown, Luton, Bedfordshire, volume 3b, page 287.
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