Maria Branwell


Died aged c. 38

Maria Branwell (15 April 1783 – 15 September 1821) was the mother of British writers Emily Brontë, Anne Brontë and Charlotte Brontë, and of their brother, Branwell Brontë, who was a poet and painter.

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Family tree

Commemorated on 4 plaques

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This was the home of Maria and Elizabeth Branwell, The mother and aunt of Charlotte, Emily, Anne and Branwell Brontë.

Chapel Street, Penzance, United Kingdom where they lived

This was the home to which the Rev. Patrick Brontë, brought his bride, Maria Branwell, after their marriage on 29th December 1812. And it was here that their two eldest children, Maria & Elizabeth, were born.

Clough House, Halifax Road, Hightown, Liversedge, United Kingdom where they lived

The Brontë family vault is situated below this pillar, near to the place where the Brontë's pew stood in the old church. The following members of the family were buried here: Maria and Patrick, Maria, Elizabeth, Branwell, Emily Jane, Charlotte.

Haworth Church (interior), Main Street, Haworth, United Kingdom where they worshipped

This was the site of the gate leading to the church used by the Brontë family and through which they were carried to their final resting place in the church.

Graveyard, Haworth Church, Main Street, Haworth, United Kingdom where they worshipped