Edith Elizabeth Brown 1856

When Edith Elizabeth Brown was born on January 15, 1856, in Lower Wick, Gloucestershire, her father, Joseph, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth, was 31. She married Alfred Pimm on March 10, 1878, in Gloucester, Gloucestershire. They had seven children in 16 years. She had two brothers and four sisters.

When Edith was born on the 15th January 1856, her father, Joseph Brown and his wife Elizabeth were living at Wick, Alkington. He was shown as being a ‘day labourer’. The couple already had 4 children and were to have two more. Making seven children in all.

In the 1861 census, she was living at Huntingford with her parents and siblings.

The next time we find her is in the 1871 census where she is living in Stone Gloucestershire. She is a servant in the house of  Charles Berry Williams.


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On the 10th March 1878, she marries Alfred Pimm at St James Church, Gloucester

On the 10th March 1878, she marries Alfred Pimm.

The 1881 census finds them in 3 Tanner St., Wooton St Mary, Gloucester. Alfred Pimm is shown as a ‘Paper Hanger’.

In July 1889 Alfred Pimm died in Cardiff

The 1901 census finds Edith and her children in Neath, Cardiff, South Wales. She is shown as being a widow. She has six of her children living with her. Her last 2 children were born in Cardiff.

Edith died in Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales in September  1936 aged 80.

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