1838 July 22 Ann was born at Shildon to Elizabeth Adamson,
Even though her mother and father eventually married, she
retained her mother's (Adamson) surname until
her own marriage.
1857 June 21 Ann married Robert Brown of New Shildon at The
They had the following 8 daughters :-
1861 census shows family
living in Cleveland Street, Doncaster. Robert a locomotive constructor
had moved on from Shildon. The works at Shildon had lost founder
and famous pioneer
Timothy Hackworth ten years earlier and engine manufacturing had waned
in the meantime.
1863 Alice Ann was born at Newton, Ashton, Ches. See Lavinia
1865 11 Apr. daughter Lavinia was born at Rose Mount, Newton. On
dated 1882 Rose Mount can be seen on the site of
Daniel Adamson's iron works at Ashton. It seems more than a
that Alice and Lavinia were named after Daniel Adamson's two daughters.
They were related and both families lived close to the iron works.
1871 census shows that the family had moved to 41 Birch Street,
1876 Feb 6th, Helena was born at 92 Stanhope Street,
Arthur's Hill, Newcastle-on Tyne.
1881 census shows the family in Gorton again, back in Birch
Street but at no. 49, not 41.
Ann Adamson Brown c.1901
Ann, Robert and their
dwindling household can be seen in later
censuses, i.e. 1891 and 1901
1921 Q3, Ann died age 83
in South Manchester ( Ancestry.co.uk / Taylor Family Tree /
AuntieChicken60 ) w.i.p.
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