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Chares (Carlino) Brown junior was a passenger on the Amelia Thompson.

Brown, Charles (Carlino) junior

Collection of Puke Ariki  006/3


Born in London, 16th July, 1820.

On 2nd September, 1901, Major Charles (Carlino) Brown was killed by a train at the Devon-street Railway Crossing, New Plymouth. 

His death was a tragic one as due to deafness he had not heard the train. 

He had a large military funeral with full military honours and is buried in the Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth.     

Major Charles (Carlino) Brown son of Charles Armitage (Oriental). 

Charles Junior was educated partly in Italy and partly in Rome. 

When the Plymouth Company was formed his father decided to throw their futures into the scheme. 

Charles Junior arrived in New Plymouth on the Amelia Thompson in 1841, aged 25 years. 

Charles was a Maori Interpreter and set up the first sawmill in New Plymouth, the necessities coming from England on the 'Oriental' with his father.

Charles Brown was twice married - firstly to Margaret Joy Horne who had four daughters and one son. The son died in infancy. 

The second marriage was to Jessie Northcroft, and they had three children - one daughter and twin sons.

Portrait Index, Neg #:  006/3
Another image from Defenders of New Zealand
The New Plymouth Settlement 1841-1843
1840 J Rutherford/Skinner
Taranaki Almanac, 1869
Goodly Stones & Timbers, Margaret H. Alington
The History of Taranaki, B.Wells
Charles Armitage Brown Family Tree, 929.2 BRO
The public access folder of photocopied Obituaries from the Skinner Collection
The original Obituaries from the Skinner Collection are held in the archives, Arc2001 - 165, Box 16, Location R3/2/4
Death notice, account of death and obituary, Taranaki Herald, 03 Sep 1901

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