Clementina Stirling BROWN CONSTABLE (1872-1956)
Clementina Stirling Brown Constable (1872-1956), known as Clemmie, was the aunt of Mela Brown Constable (the fiancée of Cyril Sladden).
Clemmie Brown Constable was born on 16th January 1872 at Cheltenham, the youngest of 12 children of Charles Brown Constable by his second wife, Mary Christina (née Mackenzie). Her father was a retired Lieutenant-Colonel in the Indian Army.
Following her father’s death in 1887, when Clemmie was 15, she and her other siblings who were the youngest children in the family, moved with their mother to London. At the time of the 1891 census, Clemmie and her brother, Bedford, were living with their mother at 22 Bolingbroke Road, Hammersmith. In 1901 she lived at 75 Eldon Road, Kensington, with her mother and her nieces, Dora and Hope. Her mother died in 1906 and, in 1911, Clemmie was to be found living with her nieces at 80 Goldsmith Avenue, Acton.
In 1939, Clemmie was living with her older brother, Frederick, a retired tea planter, at Southborough, Kent. Clementina died on 2nd May 1956 at Oakdale Nursing Home, Southborough. Probate was granted to the husbands of two of her nieces: Frank Callis Bott, clerk (husband of Dora) and Cyril Edgar Sladden, retired schoolmaster (widower of Mela).