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Charles Brooke Branwhite
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1817
Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1880

Son of artist Nathan Cooper Branwhite. He studied under his father, first as a sculptor. He then became a Landscape Painter. He was the intimate friend of William Muller (1812-1845) and worked much with him. In 1849 he became an associate of the Old Water Colour Society, but never passed to full membership.

He Married twice. After his first wife died he married a widow named Mary Ann Cook Mayes, daughter of John Cook.

Some of his most striking landscapes represent frost scenes. Among his works are: Post Haste, April Showers on the Eastern Coast, An old Lime-kiln, Kilgarren Castle, Winter Sunset, Old Salmon Trap on the Conway, The Environs of an Ancient Garden, 1852, A Frozen Ferry, 1853 (this and the previous picture received prizes from the Glasgow Art Union), Ferry on the Thames (at the London International Exhibition, 1862), A Black Frost, Snow Storm, North Wales, Salmon Poaching, and On the River Dee, North Wales."
"England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," Charles Branwhite, 1817

name: Charles Branwhite
gender: Male
baptism/christening date:
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birth date: 07 Jun 1817
birthplace: Bristol, Gloucester, England
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father's name: Nathan Cooper Branwhite
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father's age:
mother's name: Hannah
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mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: C00960-5
system origin: England-ODM
source film number: 596980
reference number:

Citing this Record

"England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 06 Oct 2012), Charles Branwhite, 07 Jun 1817; citing reference , FHL microfilm 596980.
"England, Marriages, 15381973 ," Charles Branwhite, 1862

groom's name: Charles Branwhite
groom's birth date: 1817
groom's birthplace:
groom's age: 45
bride's name: Mary Ann Mayes
bride's birth date: 1832
bride's birthplace:
bride's age: 30
marriage date: 16 Jul 1862
marriage place: Bristol, Gloucester, England
groom's father's name: Nathan Cooper Branwhite
groom's mother's name:
bride's father's name: John Cook
bride's mother's name:
groom's race:
groom's marital status: Widowed
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race:
bride's marital status: Widowed
bride's previous husband's name:
indexing project (batch) number: M17280-1
system origin: England-EASy
source film number: 1596484
reference number: p239 n477

Citing this Record

"England, Marriages, 15381973 ," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 06 Oct 2012), Charles Branwhite and Mary Ann Mayes, 16 Jul 1862; citing reference p239 n477, FHL microfilm 1596484.
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  Nathan Cooper Branwhite (1776 - 1857)
  Hannah Burnell Branwhite (1788 - 1867)
Arnos Vale Cemetery
Arnos Vale
Bristol Unitary Authority
Bristol, England
Created by: Debra Polly
Record added: Oct 02, 2012
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Charles Brooke Branwhite
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Charles Brooke Branwhite
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