William Bowker

(circa 1675 - before 7 May 1718)
      He received lands at Yaxley from his father whose will mentions his wife Elizabeth. William Bowker was born circa 1675 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of William Bowker and Mary Clark. William was a grazier in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire.
William Bowker married Elizabeth Coles on 9 March 1701/2 in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England.
     In William Bowker's will dated 8 December 1705 in Yaxley, William Bowker was named as heir.
In 1708 a case listed in the Equity Pleadings database, Bowker v. Greene subject was: the testator (William Bowker) kept large sums of money for buying and selling cattle in a cupboard in his bedroom which had a false botton. After his death his on looked for the money, failed to find any and let the house to the defendant (John Greene) who found the secret hoard. The defendant claimed there was only 40 guineas there, but the plaintiff wanted the issue investigated.
     William Bowker made a will dated 3 May 1718 in Yaxley. William Bowker of Yaxley, gent, sick... wife Elizabeth, lands at Yaxley which were my late fathers William Bowker, 2nd son Coles [not yet 21] Elizabeth my daughter [minor], Edward, Ann, Freeman [minors] fifth parts, eldest son [unnamed] to be given 5 pounds for mourning.
     William died before 7 May 1718 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was buried on 7 May 1718 in Yaxley.
     His will was proved on 19 May 1718 at Huntingdon. An inventory for Wm Bowker, Yaxley, gent exists.

Children of William Bowker and Elizabeth Coles

William Bowker

(1689 - 18 August 1719)
     William Bowker was born in 1689 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Ann Addison.
William Bowker married Sarah Squire on 30 April 1717 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. Married by licence. William was a tanner in 1719, in Yaxley.
     William was buried on 18 August 1719 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire.
     His will was proved in 1719 at Huntingdon Archdeaconry. An inventory for Wm Bowker, Yaxley, tanner, exists.

Child of William Bowker and Sarah Squire

William Bowker

(26 August 1714 - before 11 March 1782)
     William Bowker was christened on 26 August 1714 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Mary Burgess.
William Bowker married Frances Clarke on 31 March 1741 in Daventry, Northamptonshire. William Bowker of Yaxley, Huntingdonshire & Frances Clarke, of Watford, by licence.
     William Bowker was mentioned in the will of Thomas Bowker dated 17 January 1743/44. William was a grocer, in Peterborough.
     William Bowker was mentioned in the will of Mary Bowker dated 25 September 1754.
William Bowker was mentioned in the register of duties paid for apprentices' indentures on 7 April 1771. James Bowker was apprenticed to William Bowker, grocer of Peterborough.
     William Bowker made a will dated 14 September 1775 in Peterborough. Will of William Bowker of Peterborough, Northampton, grocer ... [property] in Peterborough afsd and Yaxley co. of Huntingdon which were not settled or conveyed upon the marriage of me & my wife ... I give to my brother David Bowker .. in trust to and for the use of my beloved wife Francis Bowker ... (except so much as was covenanted and agreed by me upon the marriage of my late daughter to be vested ...) I give to my said brother David Bowker, my nephew Thomas Bowker of Yaxley afsd tanner and William Bowker of Peterborough afsd ... due unto Joanna the wife of ... Wright of Walsall Staffs ... 2/- a week to my niece Maria Bowker daughter of my late brother John Bowker ... my granchildren the children of my late daughter Ann Serocold ... the children of my late sister Elizabeth Negus ... 7 equal parts ... one part to my brother Thomas Bowker, one part to the children of my late brother John Bowker, 1 part to my brother David Bowker, 1 part to my niece Charlotte Bowker daughter of my late brother James Bowker, 1 part to the children of my late brother Samuel Bowker, 1 part to the children of my late sister Elizabeth Negus ... upon the death of my said niece Marion Bowker. Lastly I appoint the said David Bowker, Thomas Bowker tanner & William Bowker of Peterborough joint executors. Dated 14 Sep 1775. Witnessed by J Bowker.
William Bowker was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated on 9 March 1776 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire, . William Bowker of Peterborough grocer and Frances his wife two tenants of the manor surrender lands which were part of the estate of Thomas Bowker deceased father of the said William... all surrendered for the use of Thomas Bowker the younger, tanner.
     William died before 11 March 1782 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. The Stamford Mercury on 11 April 1782 reported: Sunday last at Peterborough, advanced in years, Mr William Bowker, formerly a grocer of that place. He was buried on 11 March 1782 in St John, Peterborough, Northamptonshire.
     His will was proved on 3 June 1782 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. Proved London 3 June 1782 PCC by the oath of Thomas Bowker nephew of the deceased & William Bowker the surviving executors named in the will.
March 17-20, 1787 - pursuant to a decree of the High Court of Chancery, dated the 28th day of February 1787 made in a Cause Serecold against Bowker, the creditors of William Bowker, late of Peterborough in the county of Northampton, grocer, deceased, remaining unsatisfied, are forthwith to come in and prove their respective debts before Peter Halford , esq, one of the Masters of the said court at his chambers in Symond's Inn, Chancery lane, London, or in default thereof they will be excluded the Benefit of the said Decree. Repeated March 20-24,also April 21-24 1787 when it was stated that claims should be made on or before the 1st of June next.
September 22nd - 25th 1787 p 444

To be sold, pursuant to a Decree of the High Court of Chancery before Peter HALFORD Esq; one of the Masters of the said Court, at his Chambers in Symond's inn, Chancery lane, London. A Messuage or Tenement
and various Premises thereto belonging, fronting the Market place in the Town of Peterborough in the County of Northampton. Part Copyhold, held by the Lord of the Manor of Peterborough, and the other Part Leasehold, held of the Dean and Chapter of Peterborough. The Whole let together on Lease to Samuel and James BOWKER, Grocers, at the yearly Rent of 25L. Fore a Particular of the said Premises enquire at the said Masters Chambers.
Repeated: December 1st - 4th 1787
Sale on Wednesday the 23rd of January next between Five and Six in the Afternoon.
April 7th - 9th 1789.

Children of William Bowker and Frances Clarke

William Bowker

(20 January 1784 - before 29 September 1784)
     William Bowker was christened on 20 January 1784 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Elizabeth Dawson.
     William died before 29 September 1784 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was buried on 29 September 1784 in Yaxley.

William Bowker

(2 June 1789 - 20 September 1870)
     William Bowker was christened on 2 June 1789 in St Michael, Stamford, Lincolnshire. He was the son of James Bowker and Mary Roades.
     William Bowker was named in the militia list taken in 1824 in Stamford, St Michael, Lincolnshire. Willm Bowker, currier, aged 35.
     William Bowker was mentioned in the will of James Bowker dated 10 June 1828. William Bowker was an executor of James Bowker's estate on 23 September 1828 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
William Bowker married Mary Smith on 6 June 1831 in Stamford St John, Lincolnshire. William was a currier, in Stamford. He was also Freeman of the town in the 1820s.
     William Bowker was recorded on the 1841 census in Maiden Lane, Stamford. Wm Bowker 50, currier, born in the county, with Ann Jpling and her two presumed sons. Note theat there was a Wm Bowker, 15, clerk attny, not born in the county in the same street. There were 2 WmBowkers,curries in Stamford in the 1841 census.
31 May 1844 - Stamford Mercury reported Notice is herby given, that the partnership subsisting between us WILLIAM BOKWER (the uncle) and WILLIAM BOWKER (the nephew), as Curriers, at Stamford... was this day dissolved by mutual consent; and that all debts due... will be paid ... by the said William Bowker (the uncle). 15 May 1844. Mr Willim Bowker (the uncle) ... the business will in future be carried on by him....
Mr W Bowker, a tanner was mentioned as a witness in a libel case at Stamford.
     William Bowker was recorded on the 1851 census in Maiden Lane, Stamford St Michael. William Bowker, head, W/U? unmarried?, 61, currier (master) employing 5 men, born Stamford, with Ann Joplin, housekeeper, aged 67, and Mary Christmas aged 16, servant.
     William Bowker was recorded on the 1861 census in Stamford. William Bowker, head, unmarried, 71, currier employing 3 men and 1 boy, born Stamford, a servant Mary Hunt aged 59 was living with him.
     William died on 20 September 1870 in Broad St, Stamford, Lincolnshire, aged 81. The Lincolnshire chronicle on 23 Sep 1870 reported: In Broad-street, Stamford, on the 20th inst, Mr William Bowker, aged 83 years. He was buried on 24 September 1870 in St Michael, Stamford. William Bowker, aged 83 of Broad? Street. This suggests an earlier birthdate.

Child of William Bowker and Mary Smith

William Bowker

(19 December 1703 - July 1709)
     William Bowker was christened on 19 December 1703 in Conington, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of William Bowker and Elizabeth Coles.
     William died in July 1709 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire, aged 5. He was buried in Yaxley.

William Bowker

(27 December 1748 - )
     William Bowker was christened on 27 December 1748 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of John Bowker and Elizabeth Lenton.
     William Bowker and Arabella Bowker, Anna Maria Bowker, Sarah Bowker and John Bowker were beneficiaries in John Bowker's will dated 11 June 1770 in Yaxley.

William Bowker

(before March 1797 - )
     William Bowker was born before March 1797 in Alconbury Weston, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of Peter Bowker and Mary Marshall. William was a baker, Alconbury Weston.
William Bowker married Mary Ann Unknown (Green) on 3 April 1821 in Alconbury Weston, Huntingdonshire. Married by licence.
     William Bowker was recorded on the 1851 census in Alconbury, Huntingdonshire. William Bowker, married aged 54, baker journeyman born Alconbury Weston was lodging with the Cade family.

Child of William Bowker and Mary Ann Unknown (Green)

William Bowker

(1789 - 3 March 1867)
     William Bowker was born in 1789 in Peterborough, Northamptonshire. He was the son of Samuel Harris Bowker and Catherine Goodman. William was a solicitor.
     William Bowker was recorded on the 1841 census in 12 Grays Inn Square, London. Wm Bowker, aged 50, solicitor, aged 50, not born in the county, with Hanah Briggs, 50, female servant.
     William Bowker was recorded on the 1851 census in Sutton, Heston, London. William Bowker, unmarried, aged 62, attorney & solicitor, born Peterborough, with a housekeeper and two servants.
     William Bowker was recorded on the 1861 census in Heston, London . William Bowker, unmarried, aged 72, solicitor, born Peterborough, with a housekeeper and two servants.
     William died on 3 March 1867 in Whittlesey RD, Cambridgeshire. The Lincolnshire Chronicle 16 March 1867 reported Deaths: On the 3rd inst. at Whittlesey, Mr WillialmBowker, solicitor aged 78. He was buried on 8 March 1867 in St Margaret, Fletton, Huntingdonshire.
     His will was proved on 25 April 1867 at the Principal Probate Registry, London. William Bowker, late of 1 Grays Inn Square, and of Sutton, both in Mdx, & of Whittlesey, Cambs, gentleman, who died 3 Mardh 1867 at Whitlesey was proved by Thomas Bellamy and Thomas Bowekr of 1 Grays Inn Square, gentleman, the nephew, the executors.

William Bowker

(8 January 1734/35 - )
     William Bowker was christened on 8 January 1734/35 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Mary Ann Riss.

William Bowker

(circa 1820 - after 1856)
     William Bowker was born circa 1820 in Peterborough, Northamptonshire. He must be the son of one of Lydia Bowker (Page)s brothers, but which?. He was the son of Which Bowker.
Appilcation 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 Tomblins's cruelty.
The marriage of William Bowker and Sarah King/Tokins/Wheatley was registered in St Neots RD, Huntingdonshire, in the March 1839 quarter. William was a wheelwright and labourer, St Neots, Huntingdonshire. In 1844 he was described as a labourer at his son's baptism.
William Bowker married secondly Susannah Unknown before 1847.
The marriage of William Bowker and Martha Hull was registered in St Neots RD Huntingdonshire in the September 1848 quarter.
     William Bowker and Martha Hull were recorded on the 1851 census in High Street, St Neots, Huntingdonshire. William 31 wheelwright, born Peterboro, Martha 27 born Fenlock ,Beds. Joseph son 11, scholar, born St Neots, Ann 7 St Neots, Emma 2 St Neots.
     William died after 1856 in St Neots, HUN.

Children of William Bowker and Sarah King/Tokins/Wheatley

Child of William Bowker and Susannah Unknown

Child of William Bowker and Martha Hull

William Bowker

(December 1841 - before 1851)
     William Bowker's birth was registered in the quarter ending in December 1841 in St Neots RD, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of William Bowker and Sarah King/Tokins/Wheatley. William Bowker was christened on 17 March 1844 in St Neots, Huntingdonshire. William, son of William & Sarah Bowker, wheelwright.
     William died before 1851.

William Bowker

(1 May 1747 - 12 August 1801)
     William Bowker was christened on 1 May 1747 in Peterborough, Northamptonshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Mary Harris. William was an attorney, Peterborough. He was the Coroner for the soke of Peterborough. Attorney at law. Had land at Yaxley. Kept the accounts of the Peterborough estate of Lord Fitzwilliam for 1768-1801.
William Bowker was listed in a directory dated 1784 as William Bowker, attorney at law at Peterborough.
June 17 - 21 1800 All Persons having any Demands on the Estate of the late Reverend Charles Burton PHILLIPSON of Peterborough in the County of Northampton, Clerk, deceased, are requested to send an Account of the same
forthwith to William BOWKER Esq., of Peterborough aforesaid, or to Moses HOOPER Esq. of Great Marlborough Street; and all Persons who are indebted to the Estate of the said Mr PHILLIPSON, are desired forthwith to pay the Amount of their respective Debts either to the said Mr BOWKER or the said Mr HOOPER.
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     William Bowker made a will dated 17 June 1801 in Peterborough. Will of William Bowker of Peterborough, attorney at law ... I give my sister Ann Bowker .... and appoint my said sister & my brother Alexander joint executrix & executor ... dated 17 June 1801.
     William died on 12 August 1801 in Peterborough, NTH, aged 54. He was buried on 16 August 1801 in St John, Peterborough, Northamptonshire.
     His will was proved on 29 August 1801 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. His will was proved by oath of Ann Bowker spinster the sister of the deceased and Alexander Bowker the brother.
His sister Ann's will dated 1815 lists her nieces and nephews as Elizabeth, William, Thomas, Mrs Haven of Summerfield, Mrs Baron, & Harriet.

William Bowker

(circa 1736 - )
     William Bowker was born circa 1736.
William Bowker married Elizabeth Gibbs on 17 April 1767 in Langtoft, Lincolnshire. A William Bowker 31, of Moulton, married Elizabeth Gibbs, 24.

Children of William Bowker and Elizabeth Gibbs

William Bowker

(12 May 1776 - )
     William Bowker was christened on 12 May 1776 in Moulton Near Spalding, Lincolnshire. He was the son of William Bowker and Elizabeth Gibbs.

William Bowker

(4 June 1769 - before 1776)
     William Bowker was christened on 4 June 1769 in Moulton Near Spalding, Lincolnshire. He was the son of William Bowker and Elizabeth Gibbs.
     William died before 1776.

William Bowker

( - before 16 August 1796)
      He may be William Bowker, widower of this parish who married Mary Budd, otp, spinster, 17 Feb 1767 by licence at All Saints.
     William died before 16 August 1796 in Peterborough, Northamptonshire. He was buried on 16 August 1796 in Peterborough.

William Bowker

(4 June 1808 - 12 May 1892)
     William Bowker was christened on 4 June 1808 in Newton Stewart, Penninghame, Wigtownshire, Scotland. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Elizabeth McClean.
16 January 1835 - Stamford Mercury reported: re Mr James Camppbell's affairs ... assigned his personal estate and effects to William Bowker, the younger, of Stamford, currier in trust.....
William Bowker married Elizabeth Horden before July 1837 in Stamford, St Mary, Lincolnshire.
     William was a currier.
     William Bowker and Elizabeth Horden were recorded on the 1841 census in St Mary's Hill, Stamford, St Mary, Lincolnshire. William Bowker 30, born Scotland, currier, Elizth Bowker 25, born in the county, Elizth Bowker 50, born Scotland, William BowkerJr 3, born in the county. Frances Todd was a female servant in the same building.
31 May 1844 - Stamford Mercury reported Notice is herby given, that the partnership subsisting between us WILLIAM BOKWER (the uncle) and WILLIAM BOWKER (the nephew), as Curriers, at Stamford... was this day dissolved by mutual consent; and that all debts due... will be paid ... by the said William Bowker (the uncle). 15 May 1844. Mr Willim Bowker (the uncle) ... the business will in future be carried on by him.... William Bowker was mentioned at the death of William Horden Bowker, before 25 April 1845.
William Bowker married secondly Jane Cliff on 31 August 1847 in St Botolph Aldgate, London. William Bowker, bachelor, tanner of the parish of St George, Stamford, Lincs & Jane Cliff, of Aldgate, married by licence. He was the son of Thomas Bowker, Captain in the 68th Regiment and she was the daughter of Thomas Cliff, farrier. Both signed and were of full age.
     William Bowker married thirdly Harriet Ablewhite on 28 May 1856 in St Mary, Lambeth, Surrey.
     William Bowker and Harriet Ablewhite were recorded on the 1861 census in 45 Broad St, Ratcliffe, Stepney. Wm T Bowker 49, currier, born Scotland; his wife Harriot Bowker 49, born Boston, Lincs, sons Wm Bowker 13 born Ratcliffe, Mdx; Tho Bowker 8 born Stamford, Lincs, James Bowker 6 born Stamford, William Walker 23, nephew, tanner, born Scotland.
William Bowker married Caroline Elizabeth Sherwin after 1865. She was his fourth wife.
     William Bowker and Caroline Elizabeth Sherwin were recorded on the 1871 census in 3 Quinton? Cottages?, Isleworth. Willm Bowker 55, mail cart driver, born Newton Stewart, Scotland; his wife Elizabeth Bowker 50, housekeeper, born Cottesmore? Rutland?; son James Bowker 17, born Stamford, Lincs; Jas Pryde 35, George Shermer 23 born Stamford, lodgers.
     William Bowker and Caroline Elizabeth Sherwin were recorded on the 1881 census in Whitton Rd, Isleworth. William Bowker 64, carrier, born Scotland; his wife Elizabeth Bowker 56, born Rutland; and 3 boarders Richd. Long 22, railway guard, Pauline Bonham 3, John W Bonham 5.
     William died on 12 May 1892 in Hounslow, Middlesex, aged 83.

Child of William Bowker and Elizabeth Horden

Children of William Bowker and Jane Cliff

Child of William Bowker

William Bowker

(1848 - )
     William Bowker was born in 1848 in Ratclliffe, Middlesex. He was the son of William Bowker. William, Thomas and James were listed as the children of William Bowker in the 1861 census in 45 Broad St, Ratcliffe, Stepney.

William Bowker

(before 1740 - )
     William Bowker was born before 1740.
William Bowker married Catherine Crow on 5 May 1762 in Sutton St Mary/Long Sutton, Lincolnshire.

Rev William Bowker

(circa 1522 - before 4 May 1588)
     Rev William Bowker was also known as Booker in records. He was born circa 1522 in Fletton?, Huntingdonshire. His age was recorded as 54 in 1576. He was the son of Unknown Bowker and Margaret Unknown.
     Rev William Bowker was mentioned in the will of John Bowker dated 4 August 1556. William was a minor canon of the cathedral at Petrborough. He was Rector at Avon Dassett (04/12/1562 - 18/12/1577 ).
     Rev William Bowker made a will dated 15 March 1587 in Peterborough. He was a petty canon of Peterborough cathedral. His will indicates that he had a sister married to a Smith with a son Henry, a brother? Thomas who had a daughter Margaret and was uncle to William (under 21), Agnes & Margaret Welford, children of Thomas Welford of Peterborough; and a [half] brother Richard Brafield and mentions a Jone Booker. The fact that Thomas is mentioned as uncle to the Welford children but William doesn't describe them as his nieces and nephew suggests that Thomas is not a brother!
     William died before 4 May 1588 in Peterborough, Northamptonshire.
     His will was proved on 4 May 1588 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

William Clark Bowker

(2 October 1751 - before 1775)
     William Clark Bowker was christened on 2 October 1751 in Peterborough, Northamptonshire. He was the son of William Bowker and Frances Clarke.
     William died before 1775.

William E Bowker

(1879 - )
     William E Bowker was born in 1879 in Sculcoates RD, Yorkshire. He was the son of Henry Charles Bowker and Emma Susannah Monypenny.

William Frederick Bowker

(1813 - )
     William Frederick Bowker was christened in 1813 in Stockwell New Chapel Independent Church, Lambeth, Surrey. He was the son of John Bowker and Elizabeth Higgins.

William Harris Bowker

(before April 1834 - 5 June 1869)
     William Harris Bowker was christened in 1834 in St Mary, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. He was born before April 1834 in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire and Sarah Eagles Cowley. Francis, Catherine, William, Sarah, Thomas and Charles were listed as the children of Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire in the 1861 census in the Manor House, Market Place, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. William Harris Bowker was buried in 1869 in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire.
     William's death was registered in the quarter ending on 5 June 1869 in Whittlesey RD, Cambridgeshire.
     His will was proved on 24 July 1869. William Harris Bowker, the will with a codicil of Wiliam Harris Bowker late of Whittlesey in the Isle of Ely, Canbs, gentleman, deceased who died 5 June 1869 at Whittlesey... proved by Thonas Bowker of Whittlesey asfs, Esquire, the father and John Warin Willders of Whittlesery gentleman the executors. Effexts under £9.000.

William Henry Bowker

(19 December 1793 - )
     William Henry Bowker was christened on 19 December 1793 in St Margaret's, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. He was the son of Alexander Bowker and Ann Emerson.

William Henry Bowker

(22 March 1888 - 8 September 1955)
     William Henry Bowker was born on 22 March 1888. He was the son of Francis William Bowker and Susannah Turner.
     William died on 8 September 1955 aged 67.

William Horden Bowker

(19 October 1837 - before 25 April 1845)
     William Horden Bowker was christened on 19 October 1837 in St Michael, Stamford, Lincolnshire. He was the son of William Bowker and Elizabeth Horden.
     William Horden Bowker appeared on the 1841 census in the household of William Bowker and Elizabeth Horden in St Mary's Hill, Stamford, St Mary, Lincolnshire.
     William died before 25 April 1845 in St Mary's Place, Stamford, Lincolnshire. On Tuesday last, at the house of his grandfather, St Mary's Place, aged 7 years, Wm Horden Bowker, only child of Mr Wm Bowker, jun, of this place. He was buried on 26 April 1845 in St Mary, Stamford.

William James Bowker

(circa 1844 - 15 March 1900)
     William James Bowker was born circa 1844. He was the son of George Robinson Bowker and Eliza Redmile.
William James Bowker married Cassandra Jemima Crowhurst on 9 March 1874 in Woodchester, South Australia. BOWKER — CROWHURST. On the 9th March, at Woodchester, by the Rev. J. H. Williams, Mr, W. J. Bowker, of Laura, builder, to Cassandra Crowhurst, eldest daughter of Mr. Thomas Crowhurst, of Woodchester, farmer.
     William died on 15 March 1900 in Laura, South Australia. BOWKER.On the15th March, at his residence, Laura, William James, dearly beloved husband of Cassandra J Bowker, and third son of the late George Robinson Bowker, formerly of
Waternewton Lodge, Huntingdonshire, England, and son-in-law of the late Thomas Crowhurrst, formerly of Woodchester, leaving four sons and four daughters to mourn their sad loss, in his 56th year
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Children of William James Bowker and Cassandra Jemima Crowhurst

William John Cooper Bowker

(3 December 1900 - 21 February 1983)
     William John Cooper Bowker was born on 3 December 1900 in Burton upon Trent RD. He was the son of Richard Ryther Steer (Popplewell) Bowker and Elizabeth Mary Cooper. William John Cooper Bowker was listed as Richard Ryther Steer (Popplewell) Bowker's son in the 1901 census in 210 Ashby Rd, Winshill, Staffordshire.
William John Cooper Bowker married Norah Kathleen Phillips in 1942 in Ashby de la Zouche, Leicestershire.
     Administration of the estate of Richard Ryther Steer (Popplewell) Bowker was granted to William John Cooper Bowker, on 1 July 1943 in Llandudno Richard Ryther Steer Popplewll Bowker of 14 Stapenhill-road, Burton upon Trent died 10 March 1941 at Burntwood, Staffordshire. Administration to William John Cooper Bowker, garage proprietor. Effects £861 16s.
     William John Cooper Bowker was employed by a brewery.
     William died on 21 February 1983 in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, aged 82. He was buried on 28 February 1983 in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire.
     His will was proved on 19 April 1983. William John Cooper Bowker, of Newlands, Upper Packington Rd, Ashby de la Zouch, Leics, died 21 Feb 1983. Probate Manchester. Effects £81177.

Child of William John Cooper Bowker and Norah Kathleen Phillips