Dudley Burnham Lake Bowker

(31 July 1914 - 15 September 1944)
     Dudley Burnham Lake Bowker was born on 31 July 1914 in New Zealand. He was the son of Henry Layton Bowker and Emily Mercy Lake.
     Dudley Burnham Lake Bowker served in the War between 1939 and 1944. He was a trooper in teh NZ Armoured Corps, and is commemorated in the Coriano Ridge War cemetery.
     Dudley was killed in action on 15 September 1944 in Rimini, Italy, aged 30.
     His will was proved in 1944 at Christchurch.

Durham Bourchier Bowker

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

Edith Anna Bowker

(21 December 1849 - )
     Edith Anna Bowker was born on 21 December 1849 in Clerkenwell, London. She was the daughter of Henry Francis Bowker and Eliza Alice Keep. Alice, Mary, Ellen, Alfred and Edith were listed as the children of Henry Francis Bowker in the 1851 census in 37 Amwell St, Clerkenwell, St James, Middlesex. Edith Anna Bowker was christened on 5 October 1861 in St Mary, Whitechapel, Stepney, Middlesex.

Edith Gertrude Bowker

(7 December 1883 - 19 March 1980)
     Edith Gertrude Bowker was born on 7 December 1883 in Christchurch, New Zealand. She was the daughter of Henry Layton Bowker and Margaret Agnes Dudley.
     Edith Gertrude Bowker married Donald Lancelot Gebbie, son of John Gebbie and Ellen Cryer, in 1908 in St Luke's, Christchurch, New Zealand.
     Edith died on 19 March 1980 in New Zealand aged 96.

Children of Edith Gertrude Bowker and Donald Lancelot Gebbie

Edmund Walter Bowker

(17 April 1891 - 6 April 1963)
     Edmund Walter Bowker was born on 17 April 1891 in Woodville, Western Cape, South Africa. He was the son of Francis William Bowker and Susannah Turner.
     Edmund died on 6 April 1963 in Margare, Natal KwaZulu, South Africa, aged 71.

Edward Bowker

(7 October 1685 - before 22 June 1711)
     Edward Bowker was christened on 7 October 1685 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of William Bowker and Mary Clark.
     Received lands at Stanground, Farcet & Whittlesey by his father's will 1705.
     In William Bowker's will dated 8 December 1705 in Yaxley, Edward Bowker was named as heir; Will of William Bowker of Yaxley grazier, sick in body, bequeaths to son William "all my freehold and coppyhold lands & tenements situate & lying in Yaxley afsd during his natural life and after his decease to Elizabeth his wife for life and after their decease to the use of the heirs of their two bodys lawfully begotten or to be begotten & for want of such issue then to the heirs of my son Edward Bowker forever. Item I give and bequeath to Edward Bowker my son all my coppy hold land lyeing in the bounds and mannor of Stanground and also my copyhold lands with the Mannors of Farcet and also all my freehold lands lyeing within the manners, bounds, precincts of Whittlesey, Cambs. during his natural life & after his death to the heirs of the body of the said Edward and for the want of such issue to the use of the heirs of the body of my son William lawfully begotten. Item I give unto my son Edward Bowekr £400 to be paid by my executrix within 3 months after my decease. Item I give unto the poor of the parish of Yaxley £5 to be paid within 1 month after my decease. Item I give unto Mary Palmer, widow, 20/- a year during life or else the dwelling house where she now lives which she pleases. All the rest of my goods and chattels unbequeathed I give unto my son William Bowker he apying my debts etc. and I dowe make him sole executor of this my last will and testament" Dated 8 December 1705 ... in the presence of Tho: Bowker ...
     Edward Bowker married Elizabeth Adcock on 25 April 1709 in Northampton, Northamptonshire. She was a widow and had a daughter Elizabeth Hinton.
     Edward Bowker made a will dated 9 April 1711 in Peterborough. I Edward Bowker of Peterborough in the county of Northampton, Gent. being sick.... to my loving and tender wife Elizabeth Bowker the rents due of my estate in Farcet and Stanground ... lands ... in Whittlesey...
     Edward died before 22 June 1711 in Peterborough, Northamptonshire. The Yaxley parish register records a Mr Edward Bowker being buried in April 1710!.
     His will was proved on 22 June 1711 at Northampton. Edward Bowker, gent of Peterborough.

Edward Bowker

(11 May 1713 - circa 22 December 1727)
     Edward Bowker was christened on 11 May 1713 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of William Bowker and Elizabeth Coles.
     Edward died circa 22 December 1727 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was buried on 22 December 1727 in Yaxley.

Edward Bowker

( - April 1710)
     Edward was buried in April 1710 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. Mr Bowker.

Edward Bowker

( - 14 April 1656)
     Edward died on 14 April 1656 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was buried on 15 April 1656 in Yaxley.

Edward Bowker

(1803 - before 3 January 1814)
     Edward Bowker was born in 1803.
     Edward died before 3 January 1814 in the Timber Market, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. He was buried on 3 January 1814 in St Peter's, Wisbech.

Edward Ballard Bowker

(6 June 1872 - 14 November 1949)
Edward Ballard Bowker
     Edward Ballard Bowker was born on 6 June 1872 in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. He was born 1 January according to his descendants but the Sydney Morning Herald announced: On Saturday, the 6th instant, at her residence, Santoft, New- castle, the wife of Dr Bowker, of a son.. He was the son of Richard Ryther Steer Bowker and Lydia Frances Phillips.
     Edward Ballard Bowker was on the passenger list, arriving at London, England, in 1891.
     Edward matriculated Dentistry at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, between September 1894 and 1897. He had commenced studying medicine at Middlesex Hospital but felt overwhelmed by medicine according to Ben Champion.
His father's diary states, about September 20th Edward starts for Phildaphia 1st class, £49 give him £5 in cash, a draft for £50 and send another draft there...
He became a Doctor of Dental Surgery. Richard RRS Bowker his grandson, claims to have the dental plate from out the front of his surgery at Pennsylvania. Edward was a dentist from 1897,Newcastle, New South Wales. Doctor of Dental Surgery (Pennsylvania). His practices were in Watt St Newcastle and Station Street, Waratah. He lived above the Watt St building until at least 1902.
     Edward Ballard Bowker married Laura Lillian Shelley on 7 April 1900 in St John's, Newcastle, New South Wales. They are supposed to have had a stillborn son [Bruce], but there is no record. An unknown person was listed as a dentist in Station Street in Waratah, New South Wales, in a directory dated in 1901. Edward Ballard Bowker was listed in a directory dated 1904 as E Bowker, dentist at 30 Watt Street, Newcastle. There was another Edward Bowker at 20 Cambridge St, Sydney. An unknown person was listed as E B Bowker, dentist in 30 Watt Street in Newcastle, in a directory dated in March 1907. An unknown person was listed as a dentist in Newcastle, in a directory dated in 1910.
     Edward Ballard Bowker lived at Hunter Street, Fig Tree Point, Toronto, New South Wales.
     Edward Ballard Bowker lived at 'Pinehurst', Pitnacree Rd, East Maitland, New South Wales, after 1915.
     Edward Ballard Bowker lived at Brighton Avenue, Toronto, New South Wales, 1936. They lived two houses past Jarrett St, on the waterfront, going towards Coal Point.
     'Doc', as he was known to all his family, was a tall, good-looking man. He was much loved by his grandchildren, amusing them with stories about a white ghost horse that walked along the verandah and another about a wallaby chasing him down Wallarobba Mountain (part of the Wattagan Range). He had a good sense of humour and often played pranks on people. He loved Paterson and the surrounding Hunter Valley. They had a holiday house at Belmont.
     He moved to Maitland and lived in a very large house now occupied by Mr Haines. In Jan 1882 "Glenellen" a recently erected house on one and a half acres, was occupied by G W F Addison who put it up for sale. It was advertised again 1st July 1882. It was up for sale again 17 October 1894, no occupier mentioned. Edward Bowker, sold to Mr Hain (of Swan, Murray & Hain) in 1913].
     Edward Ballard Bowker lived at 105 Regent Street, Maitland. In later years they lived with their son Ted and his family. The house was converted into two flats after Doc died.
     Edward died on 14 November 1949 in Maitland, aged 77. He slipped on a muddy verandah after a flood and from then he declined. He was cremated in Beresfield, New South Wales.

Children of Edward Ballard Bowker and Laura Lillian Shelley

Edward or Edwin Bowker

(17 June 1865 - )
     Edward or Edwin Bowker was christened on 17 June 1865 in St Andrew, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire. An Edward Bowker was registered at Hungtingdon RD in 1865. He was the son of George Martin Bowker and Fanny Elizabeth Unknown.
     Edward or Edwin Bowker appeared on the 1881 census in St A, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

Edward Ryther Steer Bowker

(3 June 1901 - 22 May 1961)
     Edward Ryther Steer Bowker was commonly known as Ted. He was born on 3 June 1901 in Waratah, New South Wales. He was the son of Edward Ballard Bowker and Laura Lillian Shelley. Edward Ryther Steer Bowker was christened on 29 September 1901 in St John's, Newcastle.
     Edward Ryther Steer Bowker married Marjorie Gwenyth Chiplin on 6 June 1936 in Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle, New South Wales. Edward Ryther Steer Bowker, car salesman of Brighton Ave, Toronto, bachelor & Marjorie Gwenyth Chiplin, stenographer, of 80 Porcher St, Hamilton Sth, spinster, daughter of Alfred George Chiplin of Hamilton, district coroner. He was aged 35 born Waratah, son of Edward Ballard Bowker, dental surgeon & Laura Shelly, she was aged 28, born Wellington NSW, daughter of Alfred George Chiplin, district coroner & Faith Euwretta Hives.
     Edward Ryther Steer Bowker lived at 16 Terrace Street, Newcastle, New South Wales, until 1940.
     Edward Ryther Steer Bowker lived at 105 Regent Street, Maitland, from 1940. Edward was a motor mechanic & garage propietor He became the Manager of McLeod, Kelso and Lee, Chevrolet & Holden dealers, in Maitland, New South Wales.
     He was a short man (5' 7") with dark olive skin, blue eyes and a prominent dimple in his chin. He had very curly black hair which whitened about 40 years of age. He had a dark beard which gave his face a blue shadow. Having grown up at Belmont & Toronto on Lake Macquarie, he was a very keen sailor. He loved Lake Macquarie and often sailed from Belmont to Sydney.
     Edward died on 22 May 1961 in Maitland, New South Wales, aged 59. He was cremated on 24 May 1961 in Beresfield.

Child of Edward Ryther Steer Bowker and Marjorie Gwenyth Chiplin

Edwin Bowker

(21 March 1822 - )
     Edwin Bowker was born on 21 March 1822 in Battersea, Surrey. He was the son of John Bowker and Elizabeth Higgins. Edwin Bowker was christened on 28 April 1822 in St Mary, Battersea, Surrey.
     Edwin Bowker appeared on the 1841 census in the household of John Bowker and Elizabeth Higgins in Manor Lane, Clapham, Surrey. Edwin, Jane, David, Alfred and Thomas were listed as the children of John Bowker in the 1851 census in Manor Farm Dairy, Clapham.

Edwin Bowker

(1849 - 27 March 1929)
     Edwin Bowker was born in 1849 in Collingbourne, Wiltshire. He was the son of Charles James Bowker and Mary Wembridge. Edwin and Arthur were listed as the children of Charles James Bowker in the 1861 census in Chisledon, Wiltshire.
     Edwin Bowker and Arthur Bowker appeared on the 1871 census in 6 Havelock St, Swindon, Highworth, Wiltshire. They were lodgers with the Eatwell family. They were forgemen? at the Rail Mill.
     The marriage of Edwin Bowker and Louisa Ann Williams was registered in Cricklade RD, Wiltshire, in the September 1871 quarter.
     Edwin Bowker appeared on the 1881 census in Old Road Inn, Chippenham, Wiltshire. He was an inn-keeper, living with his wife Louisa aged 32.
     Edwin Bowker and Louisa Ann Williams appeared on the 1911 census in 83 Marshfield Rd, Chippenham, Wiltshire. Edwin Bowker, 63, retired coal merchant, born Collingbourne, Louisa Ann Bowker 65, married for 39 years, born Lydiard Tregoze; general servant Violet Buckley 16.
     Edwin died on 27 March 1929. Memorial inscription at Chippenham - died aged 80.

Elisabeth Bowker

(13 June 1784 - )
     Elisabeth Bowker was christened on 13 June 1784 in St Margaret's, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. She was the daughter of Alexander Bowker and Ann Emerson.

Elisabeth Bowker

(13 November 1786 - )
     Elisabeth Bowker was christened on 13 November 1786 in St Margaret's, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. She was the daughter of Alexander Bowker and Ann Emerson.

Elisabeth Bowker

(6 May 1818 - )
     Elisabeth Bowker was christened on 6 May 1818 in Lt Plumstead, Norfolk. She was the daughter of Alexander Bowker and Eliza or Elisabeth Unknown.
     Elisabeth Bowker married John William La Touche on 9 April 1840 in Leghorn, Tuscany, Italy. The Norfolk chronicle reported on 25 April 1840: Married Rev John William La Touche, Rector of Montrath, Queens county, Ireland, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Alexander Bowker of Kings Lynn, in the county of Norfolk.

Eliza Bowker

(March 1847 - 28 October 1880)
     Eliza Bowker's birth was registered in the quarter ending in March 1847 in Bulwell, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of Dr Robert Stanser Bowker and Betsey Marshall. Eliza Bowker was christened on 30 May 1849 in St Mary the Virgin & All Souls, Bulwell. Betsey, Eliza, Jane and Helen were listed as the children of Dr Robert Stanser Bowker in the 1851 census in Main Street, Bulwell. Betsey, Eliza, Jane, Helen, Robert, Richard, Maria and Elizabeth were listed as the children of Dr Robert Stanser Bowker in the 1861 census in The Villa, Appleby, Leicestershire.
     Eliza died on 28 October 1880 in Measham, Leicestershire, aged 33. She was buried on 2 November 1880 in Appleby Magna.

Eliza Bowker

(before 6 July 1805 - 1852)
     Eliza Bowker was born before 6 July 1805 in Walton, Northamptonshire. She was christened on 6 July 1805 in Paston, Northamptonshire. She was the daughter of James Bowker and Arabella Paget.
     Eliza died in 1852 in England.

Eliza Bowker

(circa 1710 - )
     Eliza Bowker was born circa 1710 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire.
     Eliza Bowker married Thomas Feryman on 14 February 1730/31 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire.

Eliza Bowker

(1830 - December 1852)
     Eliza Bowker was christened in 1830 in St Mary, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire and Sarah Eagles Cowley.
     Eliza Bowker appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire in the Manor House, Market Place, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire.
     Eliza Bowker and Francis Bowker were recorded on the 1851 census in Hastings, St Clement, Sussex. Eliza Bowker, head, aged 20, magistrate & farmer's daughter, born Whittlesea, her brother Frank aged 9, scholar, born at Whittlesey and a servant. Eliza Bowker was buried in 1852 in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire.
     Eliza's death was registered in the quarter ending in December 1852 in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire.

Eliza Bowker

(22 October 1797 - )
     Eliza Bowker was christened on 22 October 1797 in St Margaret's, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. She was the daughter of Alexander Bowker and Ann Emerson.

Eliza James Bowker

     Eliza James Bowker was the daughter of George Robinson Bowker and Eliza Redmile.
     Eliza James Bowker married James Bell on 13 April 1868 in Glenelg, South Australia. BELL- BOWKER. On the 13th April, at Glenelg, by the Rev. Chas. Manthorpe, James, second son of Mr. Joseph Bell, Sturt, to Eliza James, only daughter of Mr. George Robinson Bowker, formerly of Water Newton Lodge, Huntingdonshire, England.

Eliza Marshall Bowker

(24 June 1825 - 1852)
     Eliza Marshall Bowker was christened on 24 June 1825 in Alconbury Weston, Huntingdonshire. She was the daughter of William Bowker and Mary Ann Unknown (Green).
     Eliza Marshall Bowker appeared on the 1841 census in Middlesex.
     Eliza Marshall Bowker married Thomas Jordan on 16 May 1847 in St Andrew by the Wardrobe, London.
     Eliza died in 1852 in England.

Elizabeth Bowker

(30 January 1686/87 - before 20 February 1686/87)
     Elizabeth Bowker was christened on 30 January 1686/87 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. She was the daughter of William Bowker and Mary Clark.
     Elizabeth died before 20 February 1686/87 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. She was buried on 20 February 1686/87 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire.

Elizabeth Bowker

(12 January 1755 - )
     Elizabeth Bowker was christened on 12 January 1755 in Peterborough, Northamptonshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Bowker and Mary Harris.

Elizabeth Bowker

(14 November 1728 - before 1775)
     Elizabeth Bowker was christened on 14 November 1728 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Bowker and Mary Burgess.
     In Thomas Bowker's will dated 17 January 1743/44 in Yaxley, Elizabeth Bowker was named as heir; Will of Thomas Bowker the elder of Yaxley, tanner, weak of body ... to my son Thomas Bowker all the [property] now in the tenure or occupation of my son John Bowker of Yaxley afsd with the tann office yards, pratts, etc. upon condition that my said son Thomas pay unto my execs ... for my daughters Elizabeth & Mary Bowker, spinsters the sum of £5.00 apiece yearly ... until 21 ... [if they die] to be paid to and between my sons Burgess, James & Samuel ..; to my son Burgess Bowker [property] wherein I now dwell on condition [as above]; I give unto my said son Thomas [property] in Farcet [property]; I give unto my son John Bowker brick works, etc. for a term and after that term I give the house to my son Thomas forever; I give to my said son John all the rest & residue of the leasehold lands and tenements held by me of the said Earl of Lincoln ..; I give to my son James Bowker ... land in Yaxley ..; I give unto my sons William, John & David £5 for mourning, to my said daughters Elizabeth & Mary spinsters... to my afsd sons & daughters, Burgess, James, Samuel, Elizabeth & Mary & their heirs, all the rest & residue ... to be divided. I appoint my brother-in-law Mr John Burgess & Mr David Burgess executors & guardians ... dated 27 Jan 1743/4. Witnessed by Thomas Bowker. Codicil: land at Stanground ... to my son Burgess Bowker. Witnessed by Thomas Bowker.
     Elizabeth Bowker married George Negus on 12 June 1750 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. A Mary Booker, daughter of George Negus was buried 7 Oct 1753 at St Neots.
     In Mary Bowker's will dated 25 September 1754, Elizabeth Bowker was named as executrix of the estate; In the name of God Amen I Mary Bowker of Yaxley... spinster ... unto my brother Burgess Bowker of Stanground £30 part of the £50 left to me by my father, charged and payable out of an estate in Yaxley afsd of my said brother Burgess Bowker... unto my sister Elizabeth Negus the wife of George Negus of St Neots, Hunts plumber & glazier ... my brother John Bowker of Yaxley and my brother James Bowker of Southwark, Surrey ... unto my brother William Bowker of the city of Peterborough, grocer ... She was an executor of Mary Bowker's estate on 13 June 1756.
     Elizabeth Negus was a beneficiary in James Bowker's will dated 1 March 1760 in St Faith, London.
     Elizabeth died before 1775.
     Elizabeth Bowker was mentioned as being deceased in the will of William Bowker dated 14 September 1775.
     Elizabeth Bowker was mentioned in the will of Mary Dixon dated 29 April 1786.

Children of Elizabeth Bowker and George Negus

Elizabeth Bowker

(25 January 1779 - before 1794)
     Elizabeth Bowker was christened on 25 January 1779 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Bowker and Elizabeth Dawson.
     Elizabeth died before 1794. She is not mentioned in her father's will of 1802.

Elizabeth Bowker

(14 July 1794 - before 1802)
     Elizabeth Bowker was christened on 14 July 1794 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Bowker and Elizabeth Dawson.
     Elizabeth died before 1802.