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Sydney Mines (N.S.)

Brown Family

  • Family

Richard Henry Brown was born 13 November 1837 at London, England, the son of Richard and Sibella Margaret (Barrington) Brown. R.H. married Barbara Davison (1842-1898) on 23 November 1864 and the couple had five children: Margaret Sibella, Elizabeth Purves, Anne Ethel, Richard Charles, and Lillian Seward. The family resided in Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia where Brown worked as manger of the General Mining Association (later the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Company), and served as the mayor of the town of Sydney Mines. Daughter Margaret (1866-1961) became an artist and served on the directorate of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Richard Charles (1872-1928) studied engineering and worked with his father at the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Company.

Brown, Barbara

  • Person
  • 1842-1898

Barbara Davison married Richard Henry Brown on the 23 of November, 1864. She had five children, Margaret Sibella, Elizabeth Purves, Anne Ethel, Richard Charles, and Lillian Seward.

Brown, Elizabeth Purves

  • Person

Elizabeth Purves Brown was the daughter of Richard Henry Brown and Barbara (Davison) Brown.

Brown, Lillian Seward

  • Person

Lillian Seward Brown was the daughter of Richard Henry Brown and Barbara (Davison) Brown.

Brown, Margaret Sibella

  • Person
  • 1866-1961

Margaret Sibella was the daughter of Richard Henry Brown and Barbara (Davison) Brown. Margaret became an artist and served on the directorate of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.

Brown, Richard Charles

  • Person
  • 1872-1928

Richard Charles Brown was the son of Richard Henry Brown and Barbara (Davison) Brown. Richard studied engineering and worked with his father at the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Company.

Brown, Richard Henry

  • Person
  • 1837-1920

Richard Henry Brown was born 13 November 1837 at London, England, the son of Richard and Sibella Margaret (Barrington) Brown. Brown married Barbara Davison (1842-1898) on 23 November 1864 and the couple had five children: Margaret Sibella, Elizabeth Purves, Anne Ethel, Richard Charles, and Lillian Seward. The family resided in Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia where Brown worked as manger of the General Mining Association (later the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Company), and served as the mayor of the town of Sydney Mines. Daughter Margaret (1866-1961) became an artist and served on the directorate of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Richard Charles (1872-1928) studied engineering and worked with his father at the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Company.

Johnstone, Anne Ethel

  • Person

Anne Ethel (Brown) Johnstone was the daughter of Richard Henry Brown and Barbara (Davison) Brown. She was married to Dr. L.W. Johnstone.