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William Brown (1827-1900)

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William Brown (1827-1900), Draper

Born in Scotland

1851 Living at 170 Sidwell Street, Exeter: William Brown (age 34 born Scotland), Draper employing 3 men and 1 boy. With two children.[1]

Sometime a partner with William Peters

1884/85 Mayor of Exeter.[2]

1900 July. Died, of Parsonage Stile, Lympstone. Probate to William Linford Brown and Elizabeth Barlow Row Willey, Widow.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. Exeter Mayors