John Nicolas Bowker

(9 October 1944 - 30 July 2017)
     John Nicolas Bowker was born on 9 October 1944 in Ashby de la Zouche, Leicestershire. He was the son of William John Cooper Bowker and Norah Kathleen Phillips. John was a newspaper photographer and worked for the Coalville and Ashby Echo. from the 1970s.
     John resided at Coleorton, Leicestershire, England, 1994.
     John died on 30 July 2017 aged 72. At 4 am, possibly the 29th.

John Ryther Steer Bowker

(29 July 1888 - 29 June 1944)
     John Ryther Steer Bowker was born on 29 July 1888 in Darling Point, New South Wales. BOWKER - July 29, at her residence, Tredegar, Darling Point, the wife of R. Steer Bowker, M.R.C.S., Eng., L.R.C.P., L.M., Ed., of a son. He was the son of Dr Robert Steer Bowker and Florence Mary Marks.
     John was educated from between 1902 and 1906 at Barker College, Hornsby, New South Wales. He played in the 1st XV rugby team in 1905 and 1906. He matriculated in March 1909 at Sydney and trained at the Middlesex Hopsital from 13 June 1911.
     John Ryther Steer Bowker served in the War between 1914 and 1918 in France.
     John died on 29 June 1944 in Darlinghurst, New South Wales, aged 55. John R S Bowker, only son of the late Dr & Mrs Robert Steer Bowker, and brother of Gladys (Mrs James Gordon), Barbara (Mrs Allan Potter), and Marjorie Bowker, loving nephew of Dr & Mrs Richard Bowker of Croydon. Fought with King Edward's Horse in France throughout the last war. Aged 54, privately cremated.
     The administration of his estate was granted to Gladys Noel Bowker on 21 February 1945 at New South Wales. John Ryther Steer Bowker, late Darlinghurst, died 29 June 1944, Letters of administration granted 22 Nov 1944, Gladys Noel Gordon, administrator.

John Stanley Bowker

(19 October 1918 - 13 April 1977)
     John Stanley Bowker was born on 19 October 1918 in 'Springwell', Hook, Waimate, New Zealand. He was the son of James Burnham Bowker and Ann Agnes Boag.
John Stanley Bowker married Judith Catherine Maxwell in New Zealand. John was a farmer in Amberley.
     John died on 13 April 1977 in 'Claremont', Amberley, New Zealand, aged 58.
     His will was proved in 1977 at Christchurch.

John Weldon Bowker

(12 December 1883 - 10 June 1958)
     John Weldon Bowker was born on 12 December 1883 in 5 Wellington Estate, Lowestoft, Suffolk. He was the son of Francis Bowker and Margaret Ellen Peed. Ellen, Henry, Charles, Ethel, Frances, Mabel and John were listed as the children of Francis Bowker in the 1891 census in 152 Norwood Rd, Norwood, Surrey. John was a solicitor.
John Weldon Bowker married Annie Wharton in 1922 in Cambridgeshire. John Weldon Bowker was an executor of Thomas Bowker's estate on 10 November 1941 in Peterborough, Northamptonshire.
He wnt into partnership with John Peed, solicitor in Whittlesey. Lord of the Manor of Whittlesey 1945-52.
     John died on 10 June 1958 in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, aged 74.
     His will was proved on 1 August 1958 at Peterborough, NTH. He was of 'The Elms' Whittlesey, his executor were Annie Bowker, widow and Narcy Wharton Bowker, spinster. Effects £52 140 5s 10d.

Children of John Weldon Bowker and Annie Wharton

Joseph Bowker

(circa 1788 - before 22 January 1829)
     Joseph Bowker was born circa 1788 in Huntingdonshire.
     Joseph died before 22 January 1829 in Alconbury Weston, Huntingdonshire. He was buried on 22 January 1829 in Alconbury Weston.

Joseph Bowker

(10 November 1839 - )
     Joseph Bowker married Ellen Unknown. Joseph Bowker was christened on 10 November 1839 in St Neots, Huntingdonshire. Joseph, son of William & Sarah Bowker, wheelwright. He was the son of William Bowker and Sarah King/Tokins/Wheatley. Joseph, Martha and Emma were listed as the children of William Bowker in the 1851 census in High Street, St Neots, Huntingdonshire.
     Joseph Bowker and Ellen Unknown were recorded on the 1871 census in 12 Campbell Rd, Islington, London. Joseph Bowker, 30, boot maker, born St Neots, Hunts with his wife Ellen aged 31, born Kington, Hereford.

Joseph Bowker

(13 July 1826 - )
     Joseph Bowker was born on 13 July 1826 in Battersea, Surrey. He was the son of John Bowker and Elizabeth Higgins. Joseph Bowker was christened on 6 August 1826 in St Mary, Battersea, Surrey.

Judith Bowker

(17 March 1696/97 - )
     Judith Bowker was christened on 17 March 1696/97 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. She was the daughter of William Bowker and Mary Clark.

Judith Bowker

(24 June 1779 - )
     Judith Bowker was christened on 24 June 1779 in Glatton, Huntingdonshire. She was the daughter of Burgess Bowker and Sarah Robinson.
Judith Bowker married John Buck on 11 May 1806 in Alconbury Weston, Huntingdonshire, England. Married by licence and witnessed by Mary Bowker & J Buck.
     Judith Bowker and George Robinson Bowker, Ann Robinson Bowker, Mary Bowker, Burgess Bowker, Thomas Bowker and Elizabeth Bowker were beneficiaries in Burgess Bowker's will dated 12 June 1810 in Alconbury Weston.

Child of Judith Bowker and John Buck

Judith Bowker

(12 September 1755 - before 5 October 1755)
     Judith Bowker was christened on 12 September 1755 in Stanground, Huntingdonshire. She was the daughter of Burgess Bowker and Elizabeth (Mary) Higby.
     Judith died before 5 October 1755 in Stanground, HUN. She was buried on 5 October 1755 in Stanground.

Judith Bowker

(2 March 1758 - )
     Judith Bowker was christened on 2 March 1758 in Fletton, Huntingdonshire. She was the daughter of Burgess Bowker and Elizabeth (Mary) Higby.
Judith Bowker married William Taylor on 18 September 1776 in Alconbury Weston, Huntingdonshire.

Kate Bowker

(6 October 1874 - )
     Kate Bowker was born on 6 October 1874 in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. She was the daughter of Deacon Bowker and Ann Ward. Kate Bowker was christened on 7 November 1874 in St Peter, Wisbech. Lilian, Frederick, Kate, Ethel and Jessie were listed as the children of Deacon Bowker in the 1881 census in South Brink, St Peter Wisbech. Lilian, Kate, Ethel and Jessie were listed as the children of Deacon Bowker in the 1891 census in South Brink, Wisbech St Peter, Cambridgeshire.

Katherine Mitford Bowker

(13 April 1860 - 25 February 1927)
     Katherine Mitford Bowker married Miles Egerton Bowker, son of Robert Mitford Bowker. Katherine Mitford Bowker was born on 13 April 1860 in Claremont, Cape Town, South Africa. She was the daughter of Thomas Holden Bowker and Julia Eliza MacGowan.
     Katherine died on 25 February 1927 in Transkei, South Africa, aged 66.

Child of Katherine Mitford Bowker and Miles Egerton Bowker

Kenneth Bourchier Bowker

     Kenneth Bourchier Bowker was the son of John Harrison Bowker Commander, RN and Margaret Unknown.

Laura Bowker

(6 March 1805 - )
     Laura Bowker was christened on 6 March 1805 in Paston, Northamptonshire. She was the daughter of David Bowker and Elizabeth Doggit.
Laura Bowker witnessed William German and Mary Bowker's wedding on 23 January 1827 in Stanground, Huntingdonshire.
Laura Bowker married John Johnson on 12 April 1827 in Stanground, HUN. Married by licence.
     Laura Bowker and John Johnson were recorded on the 1851 census in Peterborough, Northamptonshire. John Johnston, 46, proprietor of houses & lland, born Peterborough, with his wife Laura aged 46, born Walton and his wife's brother Thos Bowker, 40, house carpenter, born Leverington, Cambs, niece Harriet Bowker, aged 18, born Hoxton, Mdx, Laura Bowker, niece, 12, scholar born Stanground, Hunts and nephew John Parkinson, 7, scholar born Fletton, Hunts.

Laura Elizabeth Bowker

(15 July 1838 - )
     Laura Elizabeth Bowker was christened on 15 July 1838 in Stanground, Peterboroug RD, Huntingdonshire. She was the daughter of George Bowker and Sarah Deacon. Laura Elizabeth Bowker was listed as the niece of John Johnson in the 1851 census in Peterborough, Northamptonshire. Laura Elizabeth Bowker was listed as Deacon Bowker's sister in the 1891 census in South Brink, Wisbech St Peter, Cambridgeshire.

Laura Joyce Bowker

(12 February 1906 - 6 October 1996)
     Laura Joyce Bowker was commonly known as Joyce. She was born on 12 February 1906 in 'Glenellen', East Maitland, New South Wales. She was the daughter of Edward Ballard Bowker and Laura Lillian Shelley.
Laura Joyce Bowker married John Kenneth Osborne on 15 February 1936 in Toronto, New South Wales. OSBORNE-BOWKER. February 15, 1936. at
Saint Saviour's Church of England, Toronto, by
Rev. Booth Hodgetts, John Kenneth, only son of
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Osborne, of Currawong, Toronto,
and great-grandson of the late Doctor John Osborne,
R.N., of Wollongong, to Laura Royce (Joyce),
second daughter of Doctor and Mrs. Edward
Bowker, of Toronto.
.
     Laura resided at 12 Kennedy St, Taree, New South Wales.
     Laura resided at Jarrett St, Toronto, New South Wales. They lived in a house now called 'The Moorings.'
     Laura resided at Brighton Avenue, Carey Bay, New South Wales.
     Laura died on 6 October 1996 in Taree, New South Wales, aged 90. Her ashes were scattered on Lake Macquarie by her daughters Christine and Julia, on 20 April 1998.

Leighton Stanley Bowker

(circa 1895? - )
     Leighton Stanley Bowker was born circa 1895?.
Leighton Stanley Bowker married Mary Evelyn Storey on 11 April 1918 or 1919 in Offord Cluny, Huntingdonshire, England.

Lilian Bowker

(1872 - )
     Lilian Bowker was born in 1872 in St Ives, Huntingdonshire. She was the daughter of Deacon Bowker and Ann Ward. Lilian, Frederick, Kate, Ethel and Jessie were listed as the children of Deacon Bowker in the 1881 census in South Brink, St Peter Wisbech. Lilian, Kate, Ethel and Jessie were listed as the children of Deacon Bowker in the 1891 census in South Brink, Wisbech St Peter, Cambridgeshire.
     Lilian Bowker was recorded on the 1901 census in Leicester Rd, Whitwick, Leicestershire. Lillian Bowker, boarder, single, 28, assistant teacher, born St Ives, Hunts.

Lilian Bowker

(12 June 1873 - 10 January 1953)
     Lilian Bowker was born on 12 June 1873. She was the daughter of Francis William Bowker and Susannah Turner.
Lilian Bowker married Frans Johannes Jacobus Gerber on 31 July 1893 in George, Western Cape, South Africa.
     Lilian died on 10 January 1953 aged 79. She was widowed by her father's death in 1929.

Louisa Bowker

(before 7 July 1792 - )
     Louisa Bowker was born before 7 July 1792 in Walton, Northamptonshire. She was christened on 7 July 1792 in Paston, Northamptonshire. She was the daughter of James Bowker and Anne Lowe.
Louisa Bowker married William Foster on 15 October 1821 in Witton, Huntingdonshire.

Louisa Bowker

(11 March 1821 - )
     Louisa Bowker was christened on 11 March 1821 in Paston, Northamptonshire. She was the daughter of James Bowker and Ann Unknown.

Louisa Bowker

(before April 1843 - )
     Louisa Bowker was born before April 1843 in Walton, Northamptonshire. She was the daughter of James Bowker.
     Louisa Bowker and James Bowker were recorded on the 1851 census in the Union Workhouse, Peterborough. James Bowker, 2/38, a cripple; Louisia Bowker, 8, scholar, both born at Walton, his marital status is obscured.
The marriage of Louisa Bowker and an unknown person was registered in St Ives RD, Huntingdonshire, in the March 1863 quarter.

Lydia Bowker

(circa 1797 - )
     Lydia Bowker was born circa 1797 in Walton, Northamptonshire. She was the daughter of James Bowker and Anne Lowe. Lydia Bowker was christened on 18 September 1797 in Paston, Northamptonshire.
Lydia Bowker married George Page on 27 May 1824 in All Saints, Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire.
In 1838 application was made by William Bowker, his guardians and by his uncle George Page, St Neots, fishmonger and his Aunt Lydia to have his indentures with Samuel Tomblin, St Neots, wheelwright, cancelled because of Tomblin's cruelty. I have not yet identified whose son this William was.

Lydia Augusta Phillips Bowker

(30 September 1865 - 1947)
     Lydia Augusta Phillips Bowker was born on 30 September 1865 in Newcastle, New South Wales. She was the daughter of Richard Ryther Steer Bowker and Lydia Frances Phillips.
There is a charcoal drawing of head of Lydia Bowker c.1886 while holidaying at Ravensbourne, Dunedin NZ by Frances Hodgkins her cousin.
In July 1893 the Queenslander reported: Miss Lydia Bowker is on a visit to Mrs Day, Hamilton..
Lydia Augusta Phillips Bowker married Tom Rolin on 28 April 1894 in St Paul's, Paterson.
Lydia Augusta Phillips Bowker and Tom Rolin witnessed George Edward Rich KCMG, PC and Elizabeth Steer Bowker's wedding on 5 December 1894 in Paterson.
An undated clipping: Mrs Rolin, of Sydney, has just come back from a visit to friends - the Gartside-Tippings - in Scotland, and will be more or less in London until she sails for Australia by the Oronsat on September 27. You will remember her as beautiful Lydia Bowker. Star tells me that she saw her at the Royal Garden Party looking most attractive in black, and that she was specially honoured by a handshake from the Queen.
     Lydia resided at 'Belwood', King St, Turramurra, 1910. Their home was illustrated in Our beautiful homes NSW by Michael Cannon p. 113-4.
     Lydia died in 1947 in Sydney, New South Wales.

Children of Lydia Augusta Phillips Bowker and Tom Rolin

Lydia Mary Bowker

(14 December 1902 - 26 November 1983)
     Lydia Mary Bowker was commonly known as Mollie. She was born on 14 December 1902 in 20 Watt Street, Newcastle, New South Wales. She was the daughter of Edward Ballard Bowker and Laura Lillian Shelley. Lydia Mary Bowker was christened on 15 January 1903 in Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle, New South Wales.
Lydia Mary Bowker married Leslie Clift Foster on 6 April 1940 in St Andrew's Church of England, Wahroonga, New South Wales.
     Lydia resided at 'The Bridge House', 1 High St, Maitland, New South Wales. After Les's death Mollie moved to 11 Day St, Toronto and then to Hawkins Village, 47 Rosemont Crescent, Edgeworth. They had a holiday house at Amelia St, Carey Bay. She took in boarders at Bridge House.
     Lydia resided at Pymble, New South Wales, after the floods of 1955.
     Lydia resided at 11 Day St, Toronto, New South Wales, from the mid 1970s to 1982.
     Lydia died on 26 November 1983 in Neringah Hospital, Wahroonga, New South Wales, aged 80. She died of throat cancer..

Child of Lydia Mary Bowker and Leslie Clift Foster

Mabel Kathleen Bowker

(5 January 1882 - )
     Mabel Kathleen Bowker was born on 5 January 1882 in 9 Victoria Terrace, South Lowestoft, Suffolk, England. She was the daughter of Francis Bowker and Margaret Ellen Peed. Ellen, Henry, Charles, Ethel, Frances, Mabel and John were listed as the children of Francis Bowker in the 1891 census in 152 Norwood Rd, Norwood, Surrey.

Margaret Bowker

(25 October 1823 - )
     Margaret Bowker was christened on 25 October 1823 in St John's, Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire. She was the daughter of David Bowker and Amelia Alexander.

Margaret Bowker

(before 1587 - )
     Margaret Bowker was born before 1587 in Fletton, Huntingdonshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Bowker and Ann Unknown.
     Margaret Bowker was mentioned in the will of Rev William Bowker dated 15 March 1587.
     Margaret Bowker and Thomas Bowker, Thomas Bowker and Margerie Bowker were beneficiaries in Thomas Bowker's will dated in or before 1609 in Fletton.
Margaret Bowker married Edward Norton on 20 October 1617 in Fletton, HUN. However it may be the Margaret, daughter of Thomas Booker.
     In Ann Unknown's will dated 22 May 1624 in Fletton, Margaret Bowker was named as heir.

Children of Margaret Bowker and Edward Norton

Margaret Bowker

     Margaret Bowker was the daughter of Unknown Bowker.
Margaret Bowker married Edward? Newton on 13 August 1588 in Fulbeck, Lincolnshire.

Child of Margaret Bowker and Edward? Newton