Thomas Browning

Maleabout 1824–16 August 1887

Brief Life History of Thomas

Thomas Browning was born about 1824, in Blaenavon, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. He married Mary Hambury on 22 May 1847, in Llanfoist, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Llanfoist, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died on 16 August 1887, in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 64, and was buried in Blaenavon, Gwent, Wales, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Browning
about 1824–1887
Mary Hambury
Marriage: 22 May 1847
Elizabeth Browning
John Browning
Margaret Browning
Thomas Charles Browning
Benjamin Browning
Benjamin Browning

Sources (4)

  • Thomas Browning, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Thomas Browning, "Wales, Monmouthshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • Thomas Browning, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 May 1847Llanfoist, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (6)


    Age 6

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

    Age 7

    Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.


    Age 19

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): from the Middle English personal name Brouning (Old English Brūning), a derivative of the byname Brūn (see Brown ).

    History: This name was brought independently to North America from England by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. William Browning was one of the free planters who assented to the ‘Fundamental Agreement’ of the New Haven Colony on June 4, 1639.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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