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Thomas Arnold Brown, born in Jersey in 1821


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Origins of surname

Unsurprisingly, this name is linked to people with brown hair, although it may also have been given to someone who habitually wore brown clothing, such as a monk or priest

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was in 1707. This is one of those ubiquitous English surnames for which it is infuriatingly difficult to trace family trees in Jersey, because so many families have arrived separately in the island over more than three centuries. The French equivalent - Le Brun - is far older in Jersey records. In the 200 years after the 1707 record, there were 311 baptisms recorded, with the spelling Brown or Browne

Variations

  • Brown
  • Browne

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Nicholas Brown, who was working as a hatter at 12 Halkett Place in 1890, was born in St Helier in about 1835 and married Sarah Ann Blampied (1837-1893) in St Saviour in 1861. They were living at No 12 with Nicholas' younger brother John, who worked with him. Their father Nicholas started the business in Queen Street, after moving to Jersey from Cornwall and marrying Susannah Renouf in 1834. They had four children in total, the others being Susan and Philip. Nicholas jnr had joined his father's business by 1861. In 1871 he was living with Sarah Ann in Duhamel Place, where Nicholas was in business on his own as a hat manufacturer. By 1881 they had moved to Halkett Place and were joined by John. The couple never had children. This was one of the earliest St Helier businesses to use an illustration in its advertising. At this time the great majority of adverts were plain text

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