Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Brontes in:
 • St Michael and All Angels Churchyard
 • Haworth
 • Metropolitan Borough of Bradford
 • West Yorkshire
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Maria Branwell Bronte
Birth: Apr. 15, 1783
Death: Sep. 15, 1821

Mother of the Bronte Sisters. Maria Branwell was born into a prosperous merchant family. She was the eighth of eleven children of Thomas Branwell and Anne Carne. After four deaths in the family she got a job assistng her aunt as a housekeeper of a school in Yorkshire. While she was there she met Rev Patrick Bronte and they married in 1812. She wrote The Advantages of Poverty, In Religious Concerns" but it was never published. Within a year of moving to Haworth she developed cancer, possibly of the uterus, and after a painful seven months she died.

*Thanks to Timothy Purnell for sponsoring Maria!* 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  Maria Bronte (1813 - 1825)*
  Elizabeth Bronte (1815 - 1825)*
  Charlotte Bronte (1816 - 1855)*
  Branwell Bronte (1817 - 1848)*
  Emily Bronte (1818 - 1848)*
  Anne Bronte (1820 - 1849)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
St Michael and All Angels Churchyard
Haworth
Metropolitan Borough of Bradford
West Yorkshire, England
Plot: Bronte Crypt
 
Created by: Medora
Record added: Jul 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15037417
Maria <i>Branwell</i> Bronte
Added by: Medora
 
Maria <i>Branwell</i> Bronte
Added by: Medora
 
Maria <i>Branwell</i> Bronte
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Gary Myers
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: May. 14, 2014
Thank you for giving Charlotte, Emily and Anne to the world
- Priscilla Ragsdell
 Added: Apr. 9, 2014

- Pamela Howlett
 Added: Dec. 19, 2013
There are 156 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
This page is sponsored by: Timothy Purnell

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service