Anne Browne (née White)

23rd Sep 1771 - ????


Daughter of Hon. Dr. John White of St Elizabeth, Jamaica, from whom she inherited Whitehall Pen in trust.

  1. Baptism at St Elizabeth, 09/06/1773, of Anne (born 23/09/1771) and John (born 08/05/1773), children of Dr John White and Margaret his wife.

  2. Ann White, spinster, of St Elizabeth, married Hon. John Browne Esquire, major of the 13th Regiment of Light Dragoons, by licence in St Elizabeth, 20/09/1797. John Browne (1770-1855) was the second son of John Brown, 1st Baron Kilmaine.

  3. Her father Hon. James White beqeathed Whitehall Pen in trust to pay the profits to his daughter Anne for life, and thereafter to his grandchildren. In a codicil he left £8000 to her for the purchase of an estate in Britain.

  4. John Browne, age 80, (Honble) Lieut. Col. Local Rank, born Dublin, and his wife Ann Browne, age 70, born Jamaica, were living at 5 Marlborough Buildings, Bath, in the census of 1851, with two male and three female servants.

  5. The will of the Honorable John Browne, Lieutenant Colonel in the Army of Bath, Somerset (proved 1855) mentions £1000 bequeathed to his mother-in-law Mary White in the will of Hon. John White of Jamaica. His three daughters were given as Anne Margaret Fuller, wife of Neston Joseph Fuller Esquire, Alicia Brownlow, wife of Rev. John Brownlow, and Elizabeth, wife of Hon. Richard Howe Brown, his son William Henry Browne and his late [unnamed] wife.

  6. Possibly the Ann Browne whose death was registered Q2 1851 in Bath, Somerset.


  1. St.Elizabeth, Jamaica, parish register ( - unindexed Baptisms, marriages, burials 1705-1820).

  2. Ibid.; William Courthope (ed.), Debrett's Complete Peerage 22nd ed. (1839) p. 679.

  3. PROB 11/1652/54.

  4. 1851 census online.

  5. PROB 11/2206/352.

  6., England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007 [database online].

We are grateful to Paul Hitchings for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name
John Browne
Anne Margaret, John Caulfield (1800-1824), Alicia, George (?-1832), Elizabeth, William Henry (1809-), James Caulfield (?-1814), Emily Juliana (?-1820)

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1821 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Trust beneficiary

Relationships (1)

Daughter → Father

Addresses (1)

5 Marlborough Buildings, Bath, Somerset, South-west England, England