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Looking for ancestors of Jonathan Brand from Barrow, Suffolk, England.

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I am seeking information/photos from anyone who may be a descendant of Jonathan Brand born 1834 in Barrow, Suffolk. Jonathan was the elder of two sons of Francis and Mary Ann Brand nee Clark (married 5/1/1833 in Barrow). The other brother was James (born 1836).

Jonathan came to Australia on the Ellenborough in 1854 and settled firstly in the Hunter Valley (Maitland & Singleton) and then Tamworth. His wife was Mary Hicks who was born on 7/9/1939 at Croydon, Surrey. They married at St Mark's, Hexham, NSW on 22/7/1856.

Jonathan and Mary had 12 children: Mary Priscilla, Elizabeth, John, Emma Maria, Harriet, James, Hannah, William Ernest Saul, Arthur Francis, Ellen Louisa May and Emily Arletta Agnes. Jonathan died on 1/5/1885 at Tamworth and Mary passed away at Tintinhull near Tamworth on 18/3/1929.

Any help would assist me as I am writing a book on the lives of Jonathan & Mary Brand from their time in England to the adventures in Australia. Mary also lived with her parents and sisters in Pointoise, Paris during the 1840s for about three years while her father worked as a labourer on the rail line heading north out of Paris.

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on 2007-04-11 21:46:24

kenmac , from Sydney, Australia, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Apr 2007. is researching the following names: MCCARRON, BRAND, CUNNINGHAM and 1 other(s).

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by Renna on 2007-10-10 19:45:34

Hi some more information for you, hope it helps.
Jonathan was an agricultural labourer then railway fettler, he sailed to nsw on the Ellenborough in 1854. He married Mary hicks, eldest daughter of William and priscilla hicks at St Marks church of England, Hexham. After jonathan died of heart disease in tamworth Mary remarried to a Daniel Orman. There was no further issue. Id like to help more i can.

Reannah Brand

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