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 Marianne <I>Riddle</I> Brown

Marianne Riddle Brown

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Death 8 Jan 1912 (aged 84–85)
County Dublin, Ireland
Burial Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Memorial ID 83172451 · View Source
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Published in The Irish Times, 9 January 1912.


Mrs. Brown, a lady who was widely known in religious circles in the city, died yesterday at her residence in Rathgar. The deceased lady was the widow of the late Mr. Hugh Brown, of Messrs Brown, Thomas, Grafton street, and was mother of the late Mr. Vere Ward Brown, J.P., of Palmerston Park, and also of Pastor Hugh D. Brown, M.A., of Harcourt Street Baptist Chapel, which building was erected in 1884 at her expense and has since been largely supported by her munificence.

Hugh Brown of the parish of St. Mary's, Dublin, and Mary Ann Riddle of the parish of St. Thomas, Dublin, were married at St. Thomas's Church, on 13th August 1844.
The witnesses were John Gray Beene and --?- Ward Riddle

in 1849, at the birth of their son Vere, the family were living at 7 Leinster Road, Rathmines, Dublin.

In the 1901 census, the Brown family were recorded at Zion Road, Rathgar, Dublin.
present were,
Hugh Dunlop Brown, aged 43, a barrister [not practising], a Baptist Minister, M.A., TCD, not married, born in Co. Dublin.
Mrs. Marianne Brown, his mother, aged 75, a widow, born in city of Dublin.
4 servants were also present, including Dorothy Graham, aged 32.

in the 1911 census, the Brown family were recorded as visitors at The Shelbourne Hotel, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin.
Hugh Dunlop Brown, aged 53, a Baptist Minister, born in County of Dublin.
His mother Marianne, aged 85, a widow, born in City of Dublin.
Dorothy Graham, aged 37, her maid, was also staying there.

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In Memory
Oakland, Rathgar
who fell asleep in Jesus
9th February 1882
aged 70 years

"as for me, I will behold thy face in
righteousness: I shall be satisfied
when I awake, with thy likeness"
Psalm xvii.15.

also of
wife of the above
who fell asleep in Jesus
8th January 1912,
aged 85 years

"But thanks be to God which giveth
us the victory through our Lord
Jesus Christ"

also of
youngest son of the above
died 24th April 1918, aged 60

"I know that my Redeemer liveth"





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  • Added: 9 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83172451
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marianne Riddle Brown (1827–8 Jan 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83172451, citing Mount Jerome Cemetery and Crematorium, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland ; Maintained by John (contributor 47032041) .