Burgess Bowker

(circa 1778 - before 13 December 1853)
     Burgess Bowker was born circa 1778 in England. He was the son of Burgess Bowker and Sarah Robinson.
     Burgess Bowker and George Robinson Bowker, Ann Robinson Bowker, Judith Bowker, Mary Bowker, Thomas Bowker and Elizabeth Bowker were beneficiaries in Burgess Bowker's will dated 12 June 1810 in Alconbury Weston.
     Burgess Bowker appeared on the 1841 census in Sir Jonathan Miles Licenced Mad House, Hoxton Town, London. Burgess Bowker, 60, pauper, sailor, not born in the county.
     Burgess died before 13 December 1853 in Shoreditch, Middlesex. He was buried on 13 December 1853 in St Leonard, Shoreditch.

Burnham Charles Bowker

(6 November 1927 - 2 September 1985)
     Burnham Charles Bowker was born on 6 November 1927 in St Catherine's, Christchurch, New Zealand. He was the son of James Burnham Bowker and Ann Agnes Boag. Burnham Charles Bowker was christened in Holy Innocents, Amberley, New Zealand. Burnham was a farmer in Hamilton.
     Burnham died on 2 September 1985 in Hamilton, New Zealand, aged 57.
     His will was proved in 1985 at Hamilton.

Caroline Bowker

     Caroline Bowker was born in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire.
     Caroline Bowker married Thomas Wilson in 1815 in St Mary, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire.

Caroline Bowker

(before March 1840 - )
     Caroline Bowker was born before March 1840 in Denver, Norfolk. She was the daughter of Samuel Bowker and Martha Unknown. Harriett, Martha, Emily, George and Caroline were listed as the children of Samuel Bowker in the 1851 census in Denver, Norfolk.

Caroline Elizabeth Bowker

(11 December 1870 - 21 February 1890)
     Caroline Elizabeth Bowker was born on 11 December 1870 in New Zealand. She was the daughter of Henry Layton Bowker and Margaret Agnes Dudley.
     Caroline died on 21 February 1890 in New Zealand aged 19.

Caroline Lowry Bowker

(4 September 1866 - 16 April 1940)
     Caroline Lowry Bowker was born on 4 September 1866 in New Zealand. She was the daughter of Charles Bowker and Anna Elizabeth Whitla.
     Caroline died on 16 April 1940 in Dunedin, New Zealand, aged 73.
     Her will was proved in 1940 at Timaru.

Caroline Sarah Robinson Bowker

(26 April 1848 - 5 July 1912)
     Paul Mulcock states that she was called Carrie and was wife of Alexander Welsh; born at Oundle 20 April 1866; died at Coldstream 8 Feb 1894. Caroline Sarah Robinson Bowker was christened on 26 April 1848 in Buckworth, Huntingdonshire. A Caroline S Bowker was registered at Huntingdon in 1846. The Hunts baprism index gives Gt Gransden. She was the daughter of Thomas Burgess Bowker and Rebecca Burnham.
     Caroline Sarah Robinson Bowker was listed in the household of John Burnham as a grandchild in the 1851 census in Market Place, Whittlesey. Her maternal grandparents stated she was born at Gt Gransden.
     The marriage of Caroline Sarah Robinson Bowker and Thomas Goodman was registered in St Mary, Whittlesey, Whittlesey RD, Cambridgeshire, in the March 1867 quarter.
     Caroline Sarah Robinson Bowker appeared on the 1871 census in Mary St, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. Caroline Goodman 24, head, widow, teacher of music, born Gransdon, Cambs; children Thos Goodman 3, Catherine Goodman 1, born Peterboroughm, Northants; servant Eliza Pywell 15.
     Caroline Sarah Robinson Bowker married Henry Frederick Garne as her second husband, on 4 June 1874 in Egham Hill, Windsor, Berkshire..
     Caroline Sarah Robinson Bowker and Henry Frederick Garne appeared on the 1881 census in High St, Egham, Surrey. Henry Garne head, 32, stationery & filing warehouse, born Newbury, Brk, 18564, Caroline 33 his wife, born at Gransden, Hunts, step-daughter Catherine Goodman aged 11 born Peterborough, Nth and son Sydney Garne, aged 5 born Egham, with an assistant and a servant.
     Caroline Sarah Robinson Bowker made a will dated 11 May 1912 in Brighton, Sussex. Will of Mrs Carrie Garne of 5 Devonshire Place, Brighton, Sussex ... to her daughter Catherine B Janes, Clovelly, Egham, Surrey, her son Sydney William Garne, dentist, Colombo, Ceylon. It mentions the money her grandmother Mrs Mary Burnham of Whittlesea, Cambs left her.
     Caroline died on 5 July 1912 in Colombo, Ceylon/Sri Lanka, aged 64. She died on a visit to her son.
     The administration of her estate was granted to Catherine Burnham Goodman and Sydney William Garne on 8 March 1913 at the Principal Probate Registry, London. Carrie otherwise Caroline Sarah Robinson Garne: Administration (with will) was granted to Sydney William Garne and Catherine Burnham Janes the natural and lawful son and daughter and only next of kin.

Children of Caroline Sarah Robinson Bowker and Thomas Goodman

Child of Caroline Sarah Robinson Bowker and Henry Frederick Garne

Catherine Bowker

(14 January 1798 - )
     Catherine Bowker was christened on 14 January 1798 in Paston, Northamptonshire. She was the daughter of David Bowker and Elizabeth Doggit.

Catherine Bowker

(2 September 1770 - 19 August 1771)
     Catherine Bowker was christened on 2 September 1770 in Moulton Near Spalding, Lincolnshire. She was the daughter of William Bowker and Elizabeth Gibbs.
     Catherine died on 19 August 1771.

Catherine Bowker

(19 June 1774 - )
     Catherine Bowker was christened on 19 June 1774 in Moulton Near Spalding, Lincolnshire. She may be the Catherine who married John Presgrave, widower, by licence on 21 May 1802 at Bourne, Luincs. He was the son of William Bowker and Elizabeth Gibbs.

Catherine Bowker

(1828 - March 1904)
     Catherine Bowker was christened in 1828 in St Mary, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire and Sarah Eagles Cowley.
     Catherine Bowker appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire in the Manor House, Market Place, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. Catherine, Sarah and Charles were listed as the children of Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire in the 1851 census in the Manor House, Market Place, Whittlesey. Francis, Catherine, William, Sarah, Thomas and Charles were listed as the children of Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire in the 1861 census in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. Catherine Bowker was listed as Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire's daughter in the 1871 census in Market Place, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. Catherine Bowker was listed as Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire's daughter in the 1881 census. Catherine Bowker was an executor of Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire's estate on 19 June 1882 in the Principal Probate Registry. Catherine Bowker was buried in 1904 in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire.
     Catherine's death was registered in the quarter ending in March 1904 in Whittlesey RD, Cambridgeshire.

Catherine Bowker

(25 September 1768 - circa 1864)
     Catherine Bowker was christened on 25 September 1768 in Gateshead, Durham. She was the daughter of Thomas Bowker and Dorothy Monkhouse.
     Catherine died circa 1864 in Stockton on Tees, Durham.

Catherine Bowker

(29 March 1804 - )
     Catherine Bowker was christened on 29 March 1804 in St Margaret, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. She was the daughter of Alexander Bowker.

Catherine Annie Bowker

(28 September 1873 - 18 December 1874)
     Catherine Annie Bowker was born on 28 September 1873 in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England. She was the daughter of Francis Bowker and Margaret Ellen Peed.
     Catherine died on 18 December 1874 in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada, aged 1.

Catherine Esther Bowker

(20 July 1876 - 2 August 1877)
     Catherine Esther Bowker was born on 20 July 1876 in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada. She was the daughter of Francis Bowker and Margaret Ellen Peed.
     Catherine died on 2 August 1877 in Lakefield, ONT, CAN, aged 1.

Dr Cedric Victor Bowker

(24 May 1875 - 27 May 1946)
     Dr Cedric Victor Bowker was born on 24 May 1875 in Sydney, New South Wales. He was the son of Richard Ryther Steer Bowker and Lydia Frances Phillips. Dr Cedric Victor Bowker graduated in 1898 from Sydney University, with a Bachelor of Medicine (MB).
     Cedric was registered as Cedric Victor Bowker, doctor at Sydney Hospital, on the 1903 electoral roll. He was the informant at the death of Richard Ryther Steer Bowker, on 3 April 1903. Dr Cedric Victor Bowker witnessed the probate of the estate of Richard Ryther Steer Bowker on 24 August 1903 in New South Wales; Duty on his estate was paid on 24 August 1903. The estate was valued at £18,260. At his death he owned land in Georgetown Rd, Georgetown comprising 2 parcels of 6 acres, 3 roods 4.5 perches and 2 roods 11.5 perches, being parts of Lot 1A of a partition of part of 35 acres of allotment 77 (portion 135 of parish). These lands were transferred in 1905 and 1907. Under a Torrens title he held (1) Vol.126 fol.74 in respect of 1 rood, part allotment 6 of sect.18 (Denison & Darvall Sts) at Onibyganba in the parish of Newcastle - transferred in 1918 to The Glazed Waterproof Tile Co. Ltd; (2) Vol.117 fol.33 - 1 rood, the residue of allotment 6 of section 18 (Denison St) also transferred in 1918 to the above (both in Carrington); (3) Vol.385 fol.70 - 16.75 perches, being Lot 1 Deposited plan 394 (Darlinghurst Rd) at Darlinghurst - transferred in 1908 to W C & A G Donovan; (4) Vol.96 fol.47 - 2 acres 1 rood - part of the Delamere estate (Yarrannabee Rd) at Darling Point - transferred in 2 parcels in 1913. 1904 Mar 16: Conveyance: executors of the will of R R S Bowker & R S Bowker as trustee re above settlement & children of settlors to Moses Smith of Lots 30, 31, 33-35 (Reg. book 757 no.637) Consideration £800. Lots 22, 24, 26-29 (Title vol.148 fol.17) were transferred (no.384656) same day from Robert Steer Bowker to Moses Paterson, auctioneer - consideration £1600. The land was in turn owned by Daphne Chloris Smith and her son Colin Smith.
     On 7 June 1967 the Registrar General replied to Dr. Ben Champion: In response to your letter dated 6th June, 1967, I ask that you please supply further particulars that will permit of the identification of Bona Vista and the trust deed to which you have referred.
     I might mention that an office copy of the will of Dr. Richard Ryther Steer Bowker was lodged in this Office in connection with Primary Application No. 13206 which resulted in the issue of Certificate of Title Volume 1551 Folio 63 in the names of his executors Robert Steer Bowker of Sydney, Physician, Charles Stanser Bowker of Dungog, Physician, Cedric Victor Bowker of Sydney, Physician, and Elizabeth Steer Rich, wife of George Edward Rich of Sydney, Barrister-at-law for land situated in Georgetown Road, Georgetown (then in the Municipal District of Waratah) and comprising two parcels of 6 acres 3 roods 41/2 perches and 2 roods 11 1/2 perches, being parts of Lot 1A of a partition of part of 35 acres Allotment 77 (Portion 135 of Parish). These lands were the subject of transfers in 1905 and 1907.
     In respect of lands held under Torrens Title, the executors (pursuant to Transmission Application No. 18297) became registered proprietors of the lands in Certificates of Title
(1) Volume 126 Folio 74 in respect of 1 rood part Allotment 6 of Section 18 (Denison & Darvall Streets) at Onibyganba in the Parish of Newcastle - transferred in 1918 to The Glazed Waterproof Tile Co. Limited;
(2) Volume 117 Folio 33 in respect of 1 rood, the residue of Allotment 6 of Section 18 (Denison Street) - also transferred in 1918 to The Glazed Waterproof Tile Co. Limited;
(3) Volume 385 Folio 70 in respect of 16 3/4 perches, being Lot 1 Deposited Plan 394 (Darlinghurst Road) at Darlinghurst transferred in 1908 to W.C. & A.G. Donovan;
(4) Volume 96 Folio 47 in respect of 2 acres 1 rood being part of the Delamere Estate (Yarrannabee Road) at Darling Point, transferred in two parcels in 1913. Estate duty was paid 24 August 1903. Dr Cedric Victor Bowker was listed in a directory dated 1904 as Cedric Bowker, med. pract. at 157 Liverpool St, Sydney. Cedric was a gynaecologist in Sydney. He was listed in a directory dated between 1910 and 1913 as Physician & surgeon at 26 College Street, Sydney.
     Dr Cedric Victor Bowker married Catherine Bell in 1911 in Sydney, New South Wales. Dr Cedric Victor Bowker was the informant at the death of Dr Robert Steer Bowker, on 15 September 1928.
     Cedric died on 27 May 1946 in 'Belwood', Drumalbyn Rd, Bellevue Hill, aged 71. Death: 27 May 1946, Cedric Bowker, M.B., Ch.M., Gynaecologist, Superintendent Sydney Hospital 1901-1905. Hon. Surgeon Sydney Hospital. Retired 1939. Survived by wife and three daughters.
     His will was proved on 23 August 1946 at New South Wales.

Children of Dr Cedric Victor Bowker and Catherine Bell

Charles Bowker

(3 October 1756 - before 22 November 1756)
     Charles Bowker was christened on 3 October 1756 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of John Bowker and Elizabeth Lenton.
     Charles died before 22 November 1756 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was buried on 22 November 1756 in Yaxley.

Charles Bowker

(1841 - 1841)
     Charles died in 1841 in Buckworth, Huntingdonshire. He was born in 1841 in Buckworth, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of Thomas Burgess Bowker and Rebecca Burnham.

Charles Bowker

(13 October 1842 - 30 August 1915)
     Charles Bowker was christened on 13 October 1842 in Buckworth, Huntingdonshire, England. He was the son of Thomas Burgess Bowker and Rebecca Burnham. Charles Bowker appeared on the census 1851 in the household of James Blunt Bowker and Henry Layton Bowker in Eye, Northamptonshire.
     He was educated at Peterborough, apprenticed as a draper at Hertford. Employed in King William St, Pimlico.
     Charles Bowker and Henry Layton Bowker arrived per "Zealandia" in 1863 at Lyttleton, New Zealand. They brought a pair of horses and a van and sold goods useful to horse farmers around the countryside. Charles was a land broker in Timaru.
     Charles Bowker lived at College Rd, Timaru, New Zealand, 1865. From 1865 he resided at "Bagshot House" which was renamed "The Pines."
     Charles Bowker married Anna Elizabeth Whitla on 16 September 1865 in St Martin's, Christchurch, New Zealand.
     He was a land agent and held property valued at £15,801.
     Charles Bowker married secondly Harriet Anne Warrington on 16 March 1892 in New Zealand.
     The Cyclopedia of New Zealand states: Bowker, Charles, Licensed Land Broker and Financial Agent, Timaru. Mr. Bowker is one of the earliest settlers of Timaru. He is a native of Huntingdonshire, England, where he was born in 1842, was educated at Peterborough, Northamptonshire, served his apprenticeship to the drapery business at Hertford, and was afterwards employed in a similar occupation in King William Street and Pimlico, London. In 1863 he came by the ship “Zealandia” to Lyttelton, and was for a time employed at Dunstable House, Christchurch, then being transferred from Mr. David Clarkson to Mr. William Pratt. After an experience in mining, Mr. Bowker removed to Timaru in 1865, and managed the drapery branch of Messrs. Clarkson and Turnbull's large business for two years. Having erected premises on a section of land he had purchased on his arrival, he commenced business on his own account. He subsequently erected the block of buildings now occupied by himself, Messrs. Ballantyne and Co., Mr. T. Wagstaff, and Mr. W. Miller. Mr. Bowker acts as attorney for absentees, and has a business, which is conducted by a manager, under his own supervision. Keenly interested in the welfare of Timaru, he has identified himself with the milling industry. His residence, “The Pines,” College Road, Timaru, is a charming house, with twenty-five acres of land attached. Mr. Bowker also owns a farm at the Hook, and interests himself in its general cultivation.
     Charles Bowker made a will dated 21 August 1911. He bequeaths a copy of the memorial to Squire Thomas Bowker to his son George.
     Charles died on 30 August 1915 in 'The Pines', Timaru, New Zealand, aged 72. He was buried in in the family vault, Timaru, New Zealand.
     His will was proved in 1915 at Timaru.

Children of Charles Bowker and Anna Elizabeth Whitla

Children of Charles Bowker and Harriet Anne Warrington

Charles Bowker

(8 October 1878 - 7 July 1926)
     Charles Bowker was also known as Charles Edwin in records. He was born on 8 October 1878 in Fulham. He was the son of Francis William Bowker and Susannah Turner.
     Charles died on 7 July 1926 in Paedeberg, South Africa, aged 47.

Charles Edward Bowker

(June 1844 - 13 March 1892)
     Charles Edward Bowker's birth was registered in the quarter ending in June 1844 in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire and Sarah Eagles Cowley. Catherine, Sarah and Charles were listed as the children of Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire in the 1851 census in the Manor House, Market Place, Whittlesey. 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.
     Charles Edward Bowker arrived at Canada.
     Charles Edward Bowker appeared on the 1891 census in Bedford, Bedfordshire. Charles E Bowker, 47, living on own means, born Whittlesey, Canbridgeshire; Elizabeth S Bowker 45, born Canada, children: Catherine L Bowker, 17, born London, Edward C Bowker 16, born Finchley, London, Charles J Bowker 14, ditto, Arthur H Bowker 13 born Sutton, Sry, John H G Bowker 11?, ditto, Harriet M Bowker 8, ditto, dumb, Jordon D Bowker 6, born Bedford, Dorothy A Bowker 4m birb Bedford with 3 servants.
     Charles died on 13 March 1892 in Beford, Bedfordshire, aged 47.
     His will was proved on 25 April 1892. Charles Edward Bowker of Bedford, gentleman, died 13 March 1892. Probate granted to Elizabeth Sophia Bowker, widow. Effects £1902 3s 4.

Charles Frederick Bowker

(28 April 1872 - )
     Charles Frederick Bowker was born on 28 April 1872 in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada. 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. Ellen, Henry, Charles and Isabel were listed as Francis Bowker's children in the 1901 census in 22 Blakesley Ave, Ealing, London.

Charles George Bowker

(4 August 1864 - 1959)
     Charles George Bowker was born on 4 August 1864. He was the son of George Bowker.
     Charles died in 1959 in New Zealand.

Charles Henry Bowker

(6 November 1875 - 20 February 1931)
     Charles Henry Bowker was born on 6 November 1875 in New Zealand. He was the son of Charles Bowker and Anna Elizabeth Whitla.
     Charles Henry Bowker served in the War between 1901 and 1902 in South Africa. He was a Sergeant NZ M.R., Seventh Contingent no. 24 Company (Canterbury Section), sailed on the Gulf of Tranton on 6 April 1901. His occupation was a clerk, address Timaru, his father Mr C Bowker of Timau, was his next of kin.
     Charles Henry Bowker married Amy Bertha Smith (Galbraith) on 22 December 1905 in St Saviour's, Lyttleton, New Zealand.
     Charles Henry Bowker served in the War between 1914 and 1919.
     Charles died on 20 February 1931 in Auckland, New Zealand, aged 55. He was buried on 22 February 1931 in Takapuna. Memorial inscription: Charles Henry Bowker, husband of Amy Bowker, born 6 November 1875, died 20 February 1931.
     His will was proved in 1937 at Auckland.

Charles James Bowker

(1839 - )
     Charles James Bowker was born in 1839 in Bath, Somerset. He is possibly the Charles James registered in the Sep quarter of 1839 in the Bath district.. He was the son of Charles James Bowker and Mary Wembridge.

Charles James Bowker

(before 25 September 1808 - before 28 January 1881)
     Charles James Bowker was born before 25 September 1808 Possibly 1804 in Walton, Northamptonshire. He was christened on 25 September 1808 in Paston, Northamptonshire. He was the son of James Bowker and Arabella Paget.
     Charles James Bowker married Mary Wembridge circa 1838.
     Charles James Bowker appeared on the 1841 census.
     Charles James Bowker was recorded on the 1851 census in Collingbourne Kingston, Wiltshire. Charles Bowker, 42, Sergeant of the Wilts Constabulary, born Walton, Nth; wife Mary 40?, born Ashhill, Somerset, sons Charles, 11, born Bath, Somerset. Francis 8, born Burbage, Wilts, Alfred 6 & Edwin 2 both born Collingbourne.
     Charles James Bowker appeared on the 1861 census in Chisledon, Wiltshire. Charles Bowker, 53, born Walton, Northamptonshire, Police Officer, with his wife Mary aged 50 born Ashill, Somerset, and sons Edwin 12 & Arthur 8, born Collingham & Avebury.
     Charles died before 28 January 1881 in Cricklade RD, Wiltshire. He was buried on 29 January 1881 in Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire.

Children of Charles James Bowker and Mary Wembridge

Charles Paget Bowker

(22 June 1867 - )
     Charles Paget Bowker was born on 22 June 1867 in 'Gravel Mount', Ordsall, Retford, Nottinghamshire. He was the son of Henry Charles Bowker and Ellen Roe.

Charles Stanser Bowker

(September 1906 - 21 February 1965)
     Charles Stanser Bowker's birth was registered in the quarter ending in September 1906 in Burton upon Trent RD. He was the son of Richard Ryther Steer (Popplewell) Bowker and Elizabeth Mary Cooper.
     Charles died on 21 February 1965 in 300 Burton Rd, Overseal, Burton on Trent, Derbyshire, aged 58. The Times listed on 15th June 1960, Mr Charles Stanser Bowker of Overseal, Derbyshire. Proprietor of Newsagents Shops (duty paid £19,456) -----£54,361.
He left no issue. The London gazette listed him as a motor engineer.

Charles Stanser Bowker

(19 April 1818 - before 19 November 1834)
     Charles Stanser Bowker was christened on 19 April 1818 in Warmsworth, Yorkshire. He was the son of Thomas Dawson Bowker and Elizabeth Steer.
     Charles and Robert was a student in Appleby Grammar School, Appleby Magna, Leicestershire, from 25 Oct 1826 Richard Ryther Steer, aged 11, Robert Stanser aged 9, almost 10, and Chas Stanser Bowker commenced at Appleby School, as day scholars.
     Charles died before 19 November 1834 in Appleby Magna, Leicestershire. He was buried on 19 November 1834 in Appleby Magna.

Dr Charles Stanser Bowker

(19 January 1864 - 7 February 1929)
     Dr Charles Stanser Bowker was born on 19 January 1864 at 11 p.m. (Sunday) in Newcastle, New South Wales. He was the son of Richard Ryther Steer Bowker and Lydia Frances Phillips.
     Dr Charles Stanser Bowker was on the passenger list of the "Brilliant", arriving at England, in 1883. The ship departed on the 17/18 April. Charles was a physician and surgeon in New South Wales, from 1891. NSW Medical Board no. 1674, 13 May 1891: Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, England, Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians, London 1891.
     In July 1894 he commened practice at West Maitland, advertising: formerly with his fahter Hon. Dr Bowker. Hours 9-11, 2-4, 7-8. He was listed in a directory dated 1896 as a doctor at West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia. Also listed there in 1898 in the Register of Medical Practitioners.
     January 1900: Dr Bowker of West Maitland has taken over the practice of Dr R S Finlay of Dungog.
     Dr Charles Stanser Bowker was recorded in 1901 census in Dowling St, Dungog, New South Wales. Dr C S Bowker, 2 males & 1 female.
     Dr Charles Stanser Bowker married Alice Annie Trader in 1902 in West Maitland, New South Wales. He wrote to Betha on his engagement on Oct 12 1902, from Dungog.
     Charles and Alice were registered at Dungog, on the 1903 electoral roll. Alice Annie Bowker, domestic duties & Charles Stanser Rich, medical practitioner. Dr Charles Stanser Bowker witnessed the probate of the estate of Richard Ryther Steer Bowker on 24 August 1903 in New South Wales; Duty on his estate was paid on 24 August 1903. The estate was valued at £18,260. At his death he owned land in Georgetown Rd, Georgetown comprising 2 parcels of 6 acres, 3 roods 4.5 perches and 2 roods 11.5 perches, being parts of Lot 1A of a partition of part of 35 acres of allotment 77 (portion 135 of parish). These lands were transferred in 1905 and 1907. Under a Torrens title he held (1) Vol.126 fol.74 in respect of 1 rood, part allotment 6 of sect.18 (Denison & Darvall Sts) at Onibyganba in the parish of Newcastle - transferred in 1918 to The Glazed Waterproof Tile Co. Ltd; (2) Vol.117 fol.33 - 1 rood, the residue of allotment 6 of section 18 (Denison St) also transferred in 1918 to the above (both in Carrington); (3) Vol.385 fol.70 - 16.75 perches, being Lot 1 Deposited plan 394 (Darlinghurst Rd) at Darlinghurst - transferred in 1908 to W C & A G Donovan; (4) Vol.96 fol.47 - 2 acres 1 rood - part of the Delamere estate (Yarrannabee Rd) at Darling Point - transferred in 2 parcels in 1913. 1904 Mar 16: Conveyance: executors of the will of R R S Bowker & R S Bowker as trustee re above settlement & children of settlors to Moses Smith of Lots 30, 31, 33-35 (Reg. book 757 no.637) Consideration £800. Lots 22, 24, 26-29 (Title vol.148 fol.17) were transferred (no.384656) same day from Robert Steer Bowker to Moses Paterson, auctioneer - consideration £1600. The land was in turn owned by Daphne Chloris Smith and her son Colin Smith.
     On 7 June 1967 the Registrar General replied to Dr. Ben Champion: In response to your letter dated 6th June, 1967, I ask that you please supply further particulars that will permit of the identification of Bona Vista and the trust deed to which you have referred.
     I might mention that an office copy of the will of Dr. Richard Ryther Steer Bowker was lodged in this Office in connection with Primary Application No. 13206 which resulted in the issue of Certificate of Title Volume 1551 Folio 63 in the names of his executors Robert Steer Bowker of Sydney, Physician, Charles Stanser Bowker of Dungog, Physician, Cedric Victor Bowker of Sydney, Physician, and Elizabeth Steer Rich, wife of George Edward Rich of Sydney, Barrister-at-law for land situated in Georgetown Road, Georgetown (then in the Municipal District of Waratah) and comprising two parcels of 6 acres 3 roods 41/2 perches and 2 roods 11 1/2 perches, being parts of Lot 1A of a partition of part of 35 acres Allotment 77 (Portion 135 of Parish). These lands were the subject of transfers in 1905 and 1907.
     In respect of lands held under Torrens Title, the executors (pursuant to Transmission Application No. 18297) became registered proprietors of the lands in Certificates of Title
(1) Volume 126 Folio 74 in respect of 1 rood part Allotment 6 of Section 18 (Denison & Darvall Streets) at Onibyganba in the Parish of Newcastle - transferred in 1918 to The Glazed Waterproof Tile Co. Limited;
(2) Volume 117 Folio 33 in respect of 1 rood, the residue of Allotment 6 of Section 18 (Denison Street) - also transferred in 1918 to The Glazed Waterproof Tile Co. Limited;
(3) Volume 385 Folio 70 in respect of 16 3/4 perches, being Lot 1 Deposited Plan 394 (Darlinghurst Road) at Darlinghurst transferred in 1908 to W.C. & A.G. Donovan;
(4) Volume 96 Folio 47 in respect of 2 acres 1 rood being part of the Delamere Estate (Yarrannabee Road) at Darling Point, transferred in two parcels in 1913. Estate duty was paid 24 August 1903. Dr Charles Stanser Bowker was listed in a directory dated 1910 as a physician and J P at Dungog, New South Wales. He left there in 1916 and later lived at Nonesuch, Croydon..
     Dr Charles Stanser Bowker and Alice Annie Trader were on the passenger list of the "Miltiades" dated 18 September 1914 from London. C Stanser Bowker, Alice Annie Bowker, Phyllis Bowker aged 10, Marlow Stanser [sic] aged 8.
     Dr Charles Stanser Bowker and Alice Annie Trader were on the passenger list of the "Demosthenes", arriving at London, on 4 April 1924.
     Charles died on 7 February 1929 in Randwick, New South Wales, aged 65. BOWKER. — February 27, 1929, at his residence, Allerton, 6 Botany street, Randwick, Charles Stanser Bowker, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., London, second son of the late Hon. Richard Ryther Steer Bowker, M.D., London, M.L.C., New South Wales, beloved husband of Alice A. (Junee), aged 65 years. He was buried in South Head.
     His will was proved on 1 March 1929. LATE DR. C. S. BOWKER. Probate has boen granted of the will of the late Dr. Charles Stanser Bowker, medical practitioner, of Randwick, who died on Feb- ruary 7, aged 65 years, leaving an estate of the net value of £20,608, Testator appointed his wife. Alice Annie Bowker, his daughter, Phyllis Stanser Bowker, and his son, Richard Marlow Stanser Bowker, his executors and trustees. He left legacies of £1000 each to lila son and daughter, the income from his estate to his widow during her life; after her death the residue to be divided equally among his children.

Children of Dr Charles Stanser Bowker and Alice Annie Trader