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COL George Baxter Browne

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COL George Baxter Browne

Birth
Lancashire, England
Death 12 Jul 1879 (aged 90–91)
Folkestone, Shepway District, Kent, England
Burial Folkestone, Shepway District, Kent, England
Plot Plot 17, grave 686
Memorial ID 198183855 View Source
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He was born in Liverpool and died at Clifton Gardens, Folkestone. He was the brother of Felicia Hemans, the poet and served with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers in the Peninsular War. He was severely wounded at Badajoz. He became a magistrate at Kilkenney in 1830 and Chief Commissioner of the Dublin Police in 1831, where he served for 20 years.


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IN THE MEMORY OF
COLONEL GEORGE BROWNE C.B.
BROTHER OF
FELICIA HEMANS
THIS STONE
IS PLACED BY HIS WIFE
HE SERVED WITH THE ROYAL WELSH
FUSILIERS IN THE PENINSULA WAR AND
WAS MOST SEVERELY WOUNDED AT
BADAHOJ
FOR 20 YEAR CHIEF COMMISSIONER OF
THE DUBLIN POLICE
DIED JULY 12, 1879, AGED 91.
"BLESSED ARE THE PURE IN HEART"
HERE ALSO ARE INTERRED
THE REMAINS OF HIS WIFE
CATHERINE
DAUGHTER OF THE LATE
BLAYNEY IRWIN
A.M. VICAR OF LARACOP,
DO=IO. OF MEATH, , IRELAND
WHO DIED APRIL 1ST 1885,
AGED 7?


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