William Browne was born 1762 in Ireland and died 1833 New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Sophia Louise Forbes (1781-1861) 30 April 1796 in Howrah, Bengal, India.


Offspring of William Browne and Sophia Louise Forbes (1781-1861)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ann Browne (1796-1821) 1796 Howrah, Bengal, India 21 February 1821 At the residence of her father, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia John Crago Brown (1799-1863)
Catherine Browne (1797-c1797)
Louisa Browne (1798-) 1798 Howrah, Bengal, India Alexander MacLeod
Frances Browne (1800-1801)
John William Browne (1801-1834) 1801 Howrah, Bengal, India 22 February 1834 King's Arms' Public-house, Brickfield-hill, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Mary Bertha Bridget Doyle (1798-1869)
Richard Henry Browne (1802-1882) 1802 Howrah, Bengal, India 16 May 1882 Mavisbank House, Lasswade, MidLothian, Scotland
Frances Sophia Browne (1804-) 1804 Howrah, Bengal, India 9999 England William Patrick Ralston Shedden (1794-1880)
Eleanor Browne (1806-1823) 1806 Howrah, Bengal, India August 1823 On way to Calcutta, on board "Sophia", near, Madras, India
Philadelphia Browne (1808-1810)
Thomas Lindsey Browne (1809-c1809)
Rebecca Browne (1810-c1810)
Margaret Browne (1813-1833) 1813 Howrah, Bengal, India October 1833 India Colin Lindsay



Footnotes (including sources)

₪ Wedding
  • 15 year old Sophia Louisa Forbes, an Anglo-Indian, was the daughter of Lieut. Col. Richard Forbes (-1813) and his native wife who had converted to become a Roman Catholic in order to marry him and was then given the name Rebecca.