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

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

William Monkhouse Bowker

(10 March 1803 - 1876)
     William Monkhouse Bowker was born on 10 March 1803 in Mitford?, Northumberland. He was the son of Miles Bowker and Anna Maria Mitford. William Monkhouse Bowker was christened on 18 April 1807 in Mitford. He was christened on 4 October 1813 in Almer, Dorset.
     William died in 1876. He married and had a large family.
Mr Francis Bowker is a descendant of the Hon. William Monkhouse Bowker, MLA, the second son of Miles. William and his younger brother, Miles Brabbin, showed their quick assimilation to a South African way of life - they were young men in their late teens when they made the voyage on the Weymouth - by marrying Oosthuizen sisters, daughters of a friendly Dutch wagoner who transported the Bowker family to their first farm, Oliveburn, which was soon rejected for Tharfield.
The Bowkers at Cathcart are closely related to the Thorn Kloof Bowkers, for they also descend from William Monkhouse Bowker. His grandson, Meyrick Brabbin Bowker, inherited the farm Dunskye, at Cathcart in 1913, after the death of his father, Miles Meyrick Bowker who had previously run the farm.

William T Bowker

(between 1810 and 1816 - )
     William T Bowker was born between 1810 and 1816 in Lincolnshire. This link is only assumed by his occupation. He was the son of William Bowker and Mary Smith.

Children of William T Bowker and Elizabeth Horden

William Wallace Bowker

(3 January 1816 - 4 December 1901)
     William Wallace Bowker was also known as William Wallis in records. He was born on 3 January 1816 in Walton, Northamptonshire. He was the son of James Bowker and Arabella Paget. William Wallace Bowker was christened on 16 June 1818 in Paston, Northamptonshire.
William Wallace Bowker married Frances Eaton on 20 October 1850 in Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire. William Wallis Bowker, bachelor of this parish, of full age, labourer, son of James, farmer & Frances Eaton, of this parish, spinster, of full age, daughter of William, labourer.
A William Wallis Bowker married at Wellingborough RD in the Dec quarter of 1839. Both made their mark..
     William Wallace Bowker was recorded on the 1851 census in Tilbrook, Bedfordshire. He was a wagoner aged 35, born Walton; with wife Frances aged 34, born Orford.
William Wallace Bowker married secondly Mary Edgley before 1 July 1874 in London, St George Hanover Square RD, Middlesex.
     William Wallace Bowker and Mary Edgley were recorded on the 1881 census in Tilbrook, Bedfordshire. William Bowker, aged 60, married, born Walton, Northampton, farm bailiff and his wife Mary Bowker, aged 60, born Stonely Kimbolton, Huntingdon.
He resided at Church Gate, Overend, Elton, a large seventeenth century farmhouse, which is still standing and lived in. William came to the village of Elton, Huntingdonshire, in 1891, after retiring from farming. He loaned to the villagers the use of two rooms in the large farmhouse, to be used as a "reading-room" - one of which was used for games.
     William Wallace Bowker and Mary Edgley were recorded on the 1891 census in Haddon, Huntingdonshire. William Bowker, head, aged 70, farmer born Walton, Nth & his wfie Mary aged 68, born Kimbolton, Hunts with an agricultral labourer Edmund Griffin.
     William Wallace Bowker and Mary Edgley were recorded on the 1901 census in High St, Elton, Huntingdonshire. William Wallace Bowker, head, 83, living on own means, born Walton, Northants, with wife Mary aged 79, born Kimbolton.
     William died on 4 December 1901 in Elton, Huntingdonshire, aged 85. He was buried on 7 December 1901 in Elton.
     His will was proved on 28 January 1902. He was a retired farmer, probate granted to William Brown, schoolmaster. Effects £362.18s.

William? Bowker

(before 1610 - before 5 July 1668)
      Yaxley - The parish contains 4287 acres of land and 11 of water, a large part of the parish is Fen. Yaxley fen was included in the Earl of Bedford's great drainage scheme undertaken in the region of Charles I, and other parts were drained and embanked under a private Act of Parliament of 1830. The parish was inclosed by Act of Parliament in 1767, the award being enrolled on the Recovery rolls for 1769. Norman Cross is a hamlet in the parish. Large barracks were built during the Napoleonic wars in 1796-7 for the accomodation of the French prisoners of war, to whom a memorial was raised in 1914. They were dismantled in 1816. The manor of Yaxley formed one of the chief and also one of the earliest endowment of the abbey of Thorney. After the dissolution of the Abbey, Yaxley manor remained in the Crown. Charles I granted the manor to the City of London in 1628. In 1632 the City sold it to Heneage Proby whose family held it until 1920 when it was sold to Mr W S Abbott of Thornhaugh, Northants. The church is fully described ... In the nave, floor slabs to Rebecca, wife of Thomas Bowker, d.1752. In the north aisle, floor slabs to Freeman Bowker.. wife of .. Bowker; in the south aisle, floor slabs to Thomas Bowker died 1792. The registers begin 13 Nov 1653.
As many of his descendants were graziers and tanners, it is interesting to note that Pigot's 1830 directory mentions that Yaxley held an annual cattle fair on Holy Thursday. William? Bowker was born before 1610 in England. His parentage is unknown, a previous link to the Fletton Bowker family now seems unlikely. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Ann Unknown.
William? Bowker married Ann Unknown.      
William? Bowker and William Bowker were listed in the Protestation returns as William Bowker in March 1641/42 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. There was also a Willyam Barker.
     William? Bowker was mentioned in the 1664 hearth tax list in Yaxley. There were 2 William Bowkers, one paying 1 shilling and the other paying 4 shillings.
     William? Bowker was mentioned in the 1666 hearth tax list in Yaxley. There were 3 Williams and 2 Thomas Bowkers.
     William? died before 5 July 1668 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He may be the William Bowker who was buried 11 Sep 1658 at Orton Water.
     William? Bowker was mentioned as being deceased in the will of Ann Unknown dated 5 July 1668.

Children of William? Bowker and Ann Unknown

Mary Bowle

(say 1690 - )
     Mary Bowle was born say 1690.
Mary Bowle married John Grimwood, son of Job Grimwood and Mary Bird, on 21 December 1710 in Bildeston.

Children of Mary Bowle and John Grimwood

Ann Bowles

(circa 1671 - 15 May 1733)
     Ann Bowles was born circa 1671 in Suffolk. She is possibly descended from William Bowles of Rattlesden,who is mentioned in the "Able men of Suffolk".
Ann Bowles married John Cocksedge, son of John Cocksedge and Margery Crofts, on 20 October 1692 in Rougham, Suffolk. He was described as John jr at both his marriage and his eldest two children's births.
     Ann was buried on 15 May 1733 in Rougham, Suffolk. Ann Cocksedge, widow.

Children of Ann Bowles and John Cocksedge

Gertrude Laura Parker Bowles

(March 1850 - )
     As of 1850, Gertrude Laura Parker Bowles was also known as Laura Gertrude Parker Bowles in records. She's birth was registered in the quarter ending in March 1850 in Chelmsford, Essex, England.
Gertrude Laura Parker Bowles married Clarence Alfred Phillips, son of Francis Henry Fortunatus Phillips and Susanna Gordon Windeyer, on 22 August 1874 in Queensland.

Children of Gertrude Laura Parker Bowles and Clarence Alfred Phillips

Jessie Watt Bowman

(1869 - 19 March 1952)
     Jessie Watt Bowman was born in 1869 in Berwick, Victoria. She was the daughter of Peter Watt Bowman & Ellen Cattanach Bowman.
Jessie Watt Bowman married James Thomas Colbert on 22 January 1900 in Broken Hill, New South Wales. Solemnized at his residence by the Church of England clergyman. Jessie Watt Bowman was registered in the 1931 electoral roll with Gordon James Colbert.
     Jessie died on 19 March 1952 in Nelson St, Coburg, Victoria. She was buried on 21 March 1952 in New Melbourne General Cemetery, Fawkner.

Children of Jessie Watt Bowman and James Thomas Colbert

Joseph Bowman

(circa 1880 - )
     Joseph Bowman was born circa 1880.
Joseph Bowman married Bessie Ruby, daughter of William Henry John Ruby and Ruth Maria Trafford, in 1902 in Victoria.

Lucy Emma Jane Bowra

(2 May 1852 - 25 January 1902)
     Lucy Emma Jane Bowra was born on 2 May 1852 in sea?, or, Hobart, Tasmania. She was the daughter of John William A Bowra & Eliza Ann Rewell and born at sea according to her death registration,
but her birth was registered in Hobart 7 May 1852. Her mother was buried at East Perth cemetery having died4/5 Mrch 1897, aged 68..
Lucy Emma Jane Bowra married William Henry MacGlew, son of Henry Daniel McGlew and Mary Ann Parry, on 23 May 1872 in the Wesleyan Chapel, Perth, Western Australia. He married again in 1906.
     Lucy died on 25 January 1902 in Smiths Hill, now Glen Forrest, Western Australia, aged 49. DEATH. McGLEW.-On January 25, at her resideence, Smith's Mill, Lucy Emma Jane,the beloved wife of W. H. McGlew, and eldest daughter of the late J. W. A. Bowra, at Perth, W.A. Aged 49 years. Deeply regretted. She was buried on 26 January 1902 in Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth.

Children of Lucy Emma Jane Bowra and William Henry MacGlew

Geoffrey Herbert Boxer

(4 July 1918 - 26 January 1987)
     Geoffrey Herbert Boxer was born on 4 July 1918 in Portsmouth?, Hampshire, England.
     Geoffrey served in the Royal Navy was a Lt Commander.
     Geoffrey died on 26 January 1987 in New South Wales aged 68.

Patience Boxhill

     Patience Boxhill married Henry Cutting, son of Lewis Cutting, on 24 December 1733 in Christ Church, Barbados.

Adam Boyd

     Adam Boyd was the son of Thomas Boyd 6th Lord Boyd and Margaret Campbell.

Adam Boyd (of Penkill)

( - after 21 November 1577)
      He was ancestor of the Boyds of Penkill and Trochrig.. Adam Boyd (of Penkill) was born in Pinkill, Ayrshire, Scotland. He was the son of Alexander Boyd (3rd Lord) and Janet Colville.
     Adam died after 21 November 1577.