Christopher Brandis1

(22 February 1775 - 5 April 1853), ID# 247
Christopher Brandis|b. 22 Feb 1775\nd. 5 Apr 1853|p247.htm|Christopher Brandis|b. c 1748\nd. 4 Aug 1774|p249.htm|Ann Small|b. 16 Nov 1731\nd. b May 1806|p250.htm|Thomas Brandis|b. 6 May 1709\nd. 13 Jan 1788|p417.htm|Martha Walker||p418.htm|William Small||p428.htm|Bridget (?)||p429.htm|
FatherChristopher Brandis1 (c 1748 - 4 Aug 1774)
MotherAnn Small1 (16 Nov 1731 - b May 1806)
     Christopher Brandis, son of Christopher Brandis and Ann Small, was born circa 1775 in Wylye, Wiltshire. He was probably born after the death of his father.2,1 He was baptised on 22 February 1775 in Wylye, Wiltshire.1

Christopher was the youngest of six children. His half-siblings were Thomas Hinwood, Alice Hinwood (bap 1758), Charles Hinwood (bap 1763), Ann Rumsey (bap 1767) and Mary Rumsey (bap 1770).

Christopher Brandis married Jane Ingram on 17 December 1794 in North Bradley, Wiltshire.1,2,3

Christopher and Jane appeared in the 1841 census of Wylye, Wiltshire. Their children Jane and Caroline were listed as living with them. Christopher was described as a Yeoman.4

In 1844, Christopher was a Farmer, according to the marriage certificate of his son Edward.5

Christopher and Jane appeared in the 1851 census of Wylye, Wiltshire, at 18 Bell Farm. Christopher was described as a Land Proprietor. Their daughter Jane was listed as living with them, as was their grandson George Brandis.2

Christopher Brandis died on 5 April 1853, aged 78, in Wylye, Wiltshire. The cause of death was given as hydrothorax (or pleural effusion) of three months duration.6

Children with Jane Ingram

  • Diana Ann Brandis 1
  • Martha Brandis 1
  • Thomas Walker Brandis 1
  • Mary Ann Brandis 1
  • Aaron Abraham Brandis 1
  • William Brandis 1,7
  • George Brandis 1
  • Ann Brandis 1
  • James Brandis 1
  • Jane Brandis 1,2,8
  • Caroline Brandis 4
  • Rebecca Brandis 1
  • Edward Brandis+ 1,5 (12 Apr 1819 - 22 Mar 1869)
  • Elizabeth Brandis 1
ChartsAncestors of John Albert (Jack) Davis
Descendants of Richard Brandis


  1. International Genealogical Index (IGI), extracted record, compiled by the the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, v5.0 (2005) (
  2. Online image of the 1851 Census for England, Wiltshire, Wilton, Wilton, GRO ref: HO 107/1848.
  3. Copy death certificate of Jane Brandis, died 1857, Wilton (Registrar General for England and Wales, vol 5a, page 138, entry 61).
  4. Online image of the 1841 Census for England, Wiltshire, Wilton, Wilton, GRO ref: HO 107/1167, Book 16.
  5. Copy marriage certificate of Edward Brandis and Lydia Woollard, married 1844, St George the Martyr Southwark (Registrar General for England and Wales, vol 4, page 441, entry 498).
  6. Copy death certificate of Christopher Brandis, died 1853, Wilton (Registrar General for England and Wales, vol 5a, page 156, entry 448).
  7. Copy marriage certificate of William Brandis and Elizabeth Warren, married 1850, Sherborne (Registrar General for England and Wales, vol VIII, page 181, entry 30).
  8. Copy marriage certificate of James Gale and Jane Brandis, married 1852, Wilton (Registrar General for England and Wales, vol 5a, page 427, entry 46).

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