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Neilage Sharp BROWN [????-????]

Neilage Sharp

Worked for Butterfield & Swire.

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1891 Age 11 living with parents Victoria Court Cathcart Glasgow eldest child of James Brown a commercial traveller and Agnes.

1901 Living in Bloomsbury London age 21 shipping clerk born Glasgow

1921 Travelled from Liverpool to New York en route to Shanghai  age 41 merchant along with with his wife Sarah age 31

1931 Travelled from Manila to Vancouver on Empress of Japan en route to John Swire & Son London Employed by Butterfield Swire Shanghai age 52 merchant

8 October 1932 Travelled from Southampton to Quebec en route to Yokahama Japan age 52 married, born Glasgow Scotland, occupation merchant, address in UK Mrs Agnes Brown(mother) Brompark, Largs Scotland. He is recorded as "frequent traveller" Passport issued 19 September 1931 Shanghai

1936 - 1938 electoral register living at Old Pickhurst, Chiddingfold, Surrey  a 17th century house currently valued at £3,4495,000

1939 Census There are four people living at Old Pickhurst Neilage S Brown dob 12 April 1879 director of agricultural contracting firm and also in his household George Hogg a fellow director of the firm, Ernest F Syder  a retired seaman and Johanna Tobiska a Housekeeper/Cook

Probate Date: 12 Apr 1947 Wills and Probate Neilage Sharpe Brown (sic) of Hyde Gate, Alton Hampshire died 26 November 1944 at St. Ann's Sanatorium, Virginia Water, Surrey. Adminstrators included Donald Cameron Brown market gardener and John Stuart Brown retired summer resort manager Effects £23875 3s 1d Gap between death and probate

St. Ann's was then a private facility and catered for the mentally ill of the middle class.