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 Elizabeth “Aunt Branwell” Branwell

Elizabeth “Aunt Branwell” Branwell

Birth
Penzance, Cornwall Unitary Authority, Cornwall, England
Death 29 Oct 1842 (aged 65)
Haworth, Metropolitan Borough of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Burial Haworth, Metropolitan Borough of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Plot Buried in the family vault
Memorial ID 83538101 · View Source
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Elizabeth Branwell

She was the aunt of authors Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë.
Born in 1776 Penzanze, Cornwell, she was the daughter of Thomas Branwell and Anne Carne. She was one of twelve siblings. When her sister Maria became ill in 1821, Elizabeth when to Yorkshire to help care for her sister, and to help her sister's husband, care for their six children. When her sister passed away, Elizabeth stayed to help care for the children.
She has a large part of their education. She often funded her nieces ideas and her nephew, Branwell was found of her.

October 29th, 1842 Elizabeth passed away after suffering from an illness (believed to bowel constriction). She was 66.


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  • Created by: JN
  • Added: 16 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83538101
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth “Aunt Branwell” Branwell (2 Dec 1776–29 Oct 1842), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83538101, citing St Michael and All Angels Churchyard, Haworth, Metropolitan Borough of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England ; Maintained by JN (contributor 47187664) .