'Brown13'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Browne of Chester, Browne of Frampton, Browne of Netherlegh (Saltney), Browne of Upton

Visitation (1565) identifies the arms of the following family as "Argent, on a chevron Sable between three cranes Azure as many escallops Or" whilst Visitation (1634), suppored by Visitation (1677), identifies them as "Argent, on a chevron sable, between three storks azure beaked and legged or, as many escallops of the last".
John Browne of Frampton, Dorset
1. John Browne of Frampton
  m. Thomazin Warham (dau of John Warham of Comton Valence)
  A. Sir John Browne of Frampton (a 1575)
  m. Jane Portman (bur 20.05.1634, dau of Henry Portman of Orchard)
i. John Browne of Frampton, Sheriff of Dorset (d before 07.05.1659)
  m. (mcrt 12.11.1607) Elizabeth Trenchard (dau of George Trenchard of Wolfeton)
  a. John Browne of Frampton, Sheriff of Dorset (d before 09.05.1671)
  m. (mcrt 28.08.1634) Elizabeth Wyes (dau of Sir Thomas Wyes)
  (1) John Browne (dvp bur 1657)
  (2) Thomas Browne
  m. (21.12.1658) Mary Williams (dau of Lewis Williams of Shitterton)
  (3) Margery Browne (bur 21.05.1661)
  m. (23.12.1658) Robert Williams of Herringstone
b. George Browne of Forston in Charminster, Dorset (b c1624, bur 01.01.1677/8, 3rd son)
  m. Anne Hunt (dau of Henry Hunt of London, relict of John Gundrey of Lincoln's Inn)
  (1) Robert Browne (b 23.04.1671, d 15.10.1734, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (mcrt 25.06.1692/3) Frances Browne (dau of Robert Browne of Blandford St. Mary)
  (2)+ other issue - George (b c1662), John, Elizabeth (bur 14.11.1676)
  c. Jane Browne
  m1. Walter Newburgh of Wooth Francis
  m2. (18.01.1635/6) John Stoughton (rector of Aller)
Various web sites show this to be the same person as John 'of Aldermanbury' who, by Jane, was father of ...
  (1) Jane Stoughton
  m. (15.09.1659) Thomas Burwell of Dorchester (b c1626, a 1677)
  d. Grace Browne
  m. John Steevens of Lypiatt
e. Elizabeth Browne
  m. (24.09.1635) Robert Hunt of Compton Pauncefoot
  f. Anne Browne (bur 18.02.1641/2)
  m. (23.12.1637) William Gould of Hayes & Dunscombe
  g. Joan Browne (d 29.10.1653)
  m. (06.01.1642/3) Robert Coker of Mappowder
  h. Susan Browne
m. (31.08.1654) George Fulford of Toller Fratrum
  i.+ other issue - Thomas of Frampton (b c1620, d before 16.12.1680), Robert
  ii. George Browne of Symondsbury & Taunton Castle (b c1583, dsp 22.04.1631, MP, Recorder for Lyme Regis)
  m. (1612) Joan Darby (d by 1631, dau of Christopher Darby (of Askerwell?), widow of Arthur Fowles of Symondsbury)
  iii. Joan Browne probably of this generation
  m. Sir John Rogers of Bryanstone
  iv.+ other issue - Robert (a 1624, MP for Bridport)
  B. Sir Robert Browne of Godmanston, Dorset
  m. Frances Martin of Cambridgeshire
  i.+ issue (a 1623) - Robert (b c1602), Frances (b c1605), Bridget (b c1606)
  C. Nicholas Browne
  D. Anne Browne probably the Anne who married ...
  m. (1581) Giles Symonds of Cliff & Hillesley



Richard Browne of Netherleigh
1. Thomas Browne of Netherleighc (d by 1524)
  m. Elizabeth Ellis (dau of Ellis ap Dio) wife of Thomas, possibly mother of Elizabeth and ...
  A. Thomas Browne of Saltneyside (apparently aka Netherlegh) (d 1587) the first mentioned by Earwalker (p276)
  m. Elizabeth Dutton (a 1587, dau of Sir Piers Dutotn, widow of William Manley of Manley)
  i. Thomas Browne of Netherlegh ("alias Saltney") & Chester (d c07.1622)
  m. Margaret (d by 1644, m2. Cuthbert Johnson)
  a. Matthew Browne of Chester & Netherlegh (bur 26.11.1634)
  m. Katherine Allen (a 1669, dau of Ralph Allen of Chester, widow of Matthew Ellis of Overlegh)
  (1) Thomas Browne of Chester & Netherlegh (b c1620, bur 28.08.1669)
  m1. (25.11.1641) Philippa Berrington (b 1601-2, d 06.05.1644, dau of Thomas Berrington of Chester)
  (A) Philippa Browne (bpt 01.09.1643)
  m. Richard Parker of Audley
  (B)+ other issue - Thomas (d young), Thomas (bpt 04.02.0644-5, d before 1669), George (d young), Samuel (d young), Richard (bpt 27.03.1653-4, bur 21.12.1654), Francis (bpt 07.04.1659,. a 1669), Charles (bpt 26.12.1661, bur 08.10.1663), Benjamin (bpt 09.04.1663, a 1669), 2 other sons?, Katherine (bpt 18.06.1648, a 1669), Elizabeth (bpt 02.06.1650, bur 21.10.1655), Martha (d young), Hannah (d young)
  m2. Hannah Leycester (a 1669, dau of Richard Leycester of Heald in Great Budworth, relict of Charles Levesey of Chester)
  (2) Alice Browne (d 05.09.1639)
  m. Thomas Parnell
  (3)+ other issue - George of Chester (bur 06.05.1653), Elizabeth (d young), Anne (d young)
b. Thomas Browne of Saltney (Netherlegh) (bur 16.01.1646-7)
  (1)+ issue - Thomas (bpt 19.05.1635), Matthew (bpt 20.10.1640), William (bpt 05.07.1644), Katherine (bpt 11.04.1634), Eleanor (bpt 27.12.1637)
  c. Mary Browne (a 1622, 1634)
  m. Robert Grosvenor of Bearston
  d. Jane Browne (a 1622, 1634)
  m. _ Alcock
  e.+ other issue (a 1622, 1634) - William, Amy
  ii. Katherine Browne (a 1587)
  m. _ Cotton
  B. Elizabeth Browne (d 1570) possibly of this generation
  m. Matthew Ellis (a 1546, d 20.04.1574)



Thomas Browne of Upton, Cheshire
m. Alice White of Sutton (possibly Whitley of Shotton?)
1. Richard Browne
m. Katherine (or Constance?) Harvey
  A. Thomas Browne of Upton (a 1558)
  m. Elizabeth Birkenhead (dau of Henry Birkenhead of Huxley & Backford)
  i. Richard Browne of Upton (d 04.01.1624-5)
m1. Frances Beverley (dsp, dau of Sir George Beverley of Huntingdon)
  m2. Mary Aston (b c1580, d 17.02.1667-8, dau of Sir Thomas Aston of Aston, m2. Jacques Arnodio)
  a. Thomas Browne of Upton (d 1643)
  m. (24.10.1631) Grissell Dobb of Ireland (d 19.06.1641)
  (1) Thomas Browne of Upton (bpt 11.06.1639, bur 15.12.1702)
  m. Cicely Glegge (bpt 23.05.1624, d 16.03.1661-2, dau of William Glegge of Gayton)
  (A) Cicely Browne (b c1662, bur 09.05.1702)
  (2) Mary Browne (bpt 11.09.1632)
  m. Thomas Critchley of Chester
  (3) Judith Browne (bpt 22.04.1634)
  m. Thomas Kelsall of Trafford
  (4) Grissell Browne (bpt 04.08.1635)
  m. John Leather of Bowdon
  (5) Dorothy Browne (bpt 15.12.1636)
  m. Thomas Shepherd of London
  (6)+ other issue - Robert (bpt 13.06.1640, dsp 18.01.1663-4), Francis (bpt 08.03.1637-8, bur 17.09.1638), Richard (bpt 21.06.1641, bur 20.11.1641)
  b. Richard Browne of London (bpt 06.06.1627, a 1646, silkman) had issue
  m. Susan Cole of New St. Albans
  ii. Jane Browne (d 29.09.1627)
  m. Richard Hartley of Chester

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 26.02.10, expanded (with the 1565 Visitation) 04.10.20) : Visitation (William Harvey (Metcalfe 1887), Dorset, 1565, 'Browne of Frampton'), Visitation (Dorset, 1623 & 1677, 'Browne')
(2) For middle section (uploaded 23.03.20) : 'The history of the church and parish of St. Mary-on-the-Hill' (J.P. Earwalker (edited by Rupert Morris, 1898), 'Browne of Netherlegh', p276)
(3) For lower section (uploaded 23.03.20) : 'The history of the church and parish of St. Mary-on-the-Hill' (J.P. Earwalker (edited by Rupert Morris, 1898), 'Browne of Upton, p281)
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