Maria Branwell and Elizabeth Branwell grey plaque in Penzance

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

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

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Elizabeth Branwell (1776, Penzance, Cornwall, England - 29 October 1842 Haworth, Yorkshire, England) was the aunt of the literary siblings Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë and Anne Brontë. Referred to as "Aunt Branwell" she helped raise the children after her sister, Maria Branwell, died in 1821 and managed the household until her own death in 1842.

Source: dbpedia

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