Mary Elizabeth Flamell was born 1794 in Finsbury, London, England, United Kingdom to William Flamell (c1766-1815) and Elizabeth Edwards (c1757-1821) and died 1854 in Harston, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. She married Thomas Brown (1786-1836) 30 August 1814 in London, England, United Kingdom. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.

Early Life

Mary Elizabeth Flamell was christened in Saint Luke, Old Street, Finsbury, London on 1 August 1794. Her parents, William Flamell and Elizabeth Edwards were married on 30 November 1790 in Saint Dunstan, Stepney. An Elizabeth Edwards was christened on 14 April 1769 in Saint Dunstan, Stepney, to Henry and Amy Edwards. However, see below which makees Henry and Amy unlikely to be Mary's grandparents.

Possible Parents

Burials in London (Findmypast):

  • William Flamell (1766-1815)
  • Elizabeth Flamell (1757-1821)

These are the only Flamell's in London, the other 29 were in Warwickshire. Based on the names and dates they are probably the parents of Mary.



Offspring of Mary Elizabeth Flamell and Thomas Brown (1786-1836)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Elizabeth Brown (1814-1855) 24 October 1814 Finsbury, Cambridgeshire, England 1855 Walsall, Staffordshire, England John Eglington (1789-1864)

William Brown (1821-1886) 1821 Paddington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom 1886 Thriplow, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom Mary (c1832-)

Charles Brown (1825-1834)
Amelia Brown (1825-1892) 1825 Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom 5 May 1902 Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom William Tivey (1827-1892)

Lucretia Brown (1832-1919) 1832 Harston, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom 4 January 1919 Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England, United Kingdom Francis Tivey (1838-1899)

On 30 August 1814 in Saint Botolph Without Aldersgate, to Thomas Brown. The family first lived in London where Thomas worked as a clerk at the wharf and book keeper but moved to Cambridge in about 1824, where Thomas became a farmer, waggoner and carrier and also partner in the firm Drason & Brown. Their children were:

  • Thomas Brown, born 25 June 1816
  • Sarah Brown, born 17 January 1818
  • William Brown (1819-?), general agent
  • Eliza Brown, born 12 September 1821
  • Alicia Brown (1828-1904), assistant to fine art publisher
  • George Brown, born 1829
  • Letitia Brown (1831-1904), photographic printer

Thomas Brown died in 1836 aged fifty and was buried by William LeWorthy, who also conducted several of the children's christenings.


This is an incomplete list of Thomas Brown and Mary Elizabeth Flamell's descendants:

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