The Bower & Collier Family History

Research by Colin Bower

Brecht One-Name Study

Progress 2017

I was pleased to hear from a branch of the Brecht Family Tree for the first time.

Edward & Clara Brecht

The enquiry from the correspondent/cousin made me look at the Census records while I had the papers out.

I found that one of the missing entries for Edward & Clara Brecht had been recorded by the enumerator as Bright:

11 Lee Street, Limehouse

Edward Bright (should be Brecht) Head Age 30 General Labourer born Shadwell, London
Clara Bright Wife Age 27 Sewing Machinest born Lambeth, London
Clara Bright Daughter Age 8 Scholar born Limehouse, London
George Bright Son Age 2 born Mile End, London

Lucy Ann (Cornwell) Brecht

I also did some research into the name Lucy Ann (Cornwell) Brecht:

Lucy Ann (Cornwell) Brecht

Colin Bower
17 July 2017

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