This text on this stone is very heavily worn.
In the 1851 census, John Braund (b.1800, Shebbear, Devon) was a Wholesale Draper, living at 3 Mount Vernon, St. Leonard, Exeter in Devon. His wife, Mary Ann (b.1821, Somerset) and children; Elisabeth M. (b.1835, Devon), John W. (b.1848, Devon) and Charles J. (b.1849, Devon), lived with him. They had one general servant listed.
Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece: 1866; Folio: 440; Page: 2; GSU roll: 221014.
In 1861 the family lived at Upper Belmont Terrace, Portswood. John Braund (b.1800 Shebbear, Devon) was an accountant. His wife, Mary Ann (b.1813, North Caney, Somerset) was a school mistress. They had a 4 year old daughter, Mary Ann (b.1857, Winkleigh, Devon).
Source Citation: Class: RG9; Piece: 682; Folio: 57; Page: 58; GSU roll: 542684
His other children did not live with them. Elizabeth M. may have been recorded as Emily M. Braund , a haberdashers assistant and had remained living in Exeter. Charles James was a silk mercers apprentice, living in Southampton.
Death registered for John Braund, Apr-Jun 1863, South Stoneham, Vol. 2c, page 28.
John Braund (aged 63) of Portswood was buried 4 May 1863.
Source: Burial Register for Christ Church, Portswood 1850-1899
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