Susanna Marshall Bowker

(June 1795 - before 14 July 1795)
     Susanna Marshall Bowker was born in June 1795 in Alconbury Weston, Huntingdonshire, England. She was the daughter of Peter Bowker and Mary Marshall. Susanna Marshall Bowker was christened on 1 July 1795 in Alconbury Weston.
     Susanna died before 14 July 1795 in Alconbury Weston, Huntingdonshire. She was buried on 14 July 1795 in Alconbury Weston.

Susannah Bowker

(June 1846 - March 1847)
     Susannah Bowker's birth was registered in the quarter ending in June 1846 in St Neots RD, Huntingdonshire. She was the daughter of William Bowker and Susannah Unknown. Susannah Bowker was christened on 27 February 1847 in St Neots, Huntingdonshire.
     Susannah's death was registered in the quarter ending in March 1847 in St Neots RD Huntingdonshire.

Theresa Bowker

(19 January 1872 - 1950)
     Theresa Bowker was born on 19 January 1872 in New Zealand. She was the daughter of Charles Bowker and Anna Elizabeth Whitla.
     Theresa Bowker married Frederick Mulcock, son of Edward Mulcock and Thirza Thompson, on 12 October 1899 in Timaru, New Zealand.
     Theresa died in 1950 in Auckland, New Zealand.

Children of Theresa Bowker and Frederick Mulcock

Thomas Bowker

(19 August 1682 - before 1705)
     Thomas Bowker was christened on 19 August 1682 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of William Bowker and Mary Clark.
     Thomas died before 1705 in Huntingdonshire. He was not mentioned in his father's will.

Thomas Bowker

(after 1655 - before 6 December 1723)
     Thomas Bowker was born after 1655 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of William Bowker and Susanna Unknown.
     Thomas Bowker and William Bowker and Ann Unknown were beneficiaries in William Bowker's will dated before 21 May 1668 in Yaxley.
     Thomas Bowker and Ann Addison obtained a marriage licence on 10 December 1684 in Huntingdonshire.
     Thomas Bowker married Ann Addison, daughter of William Addison, on 11 December 1684 in Glatton, Huntingdonshire. Thomas was a grazier in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire, in 1719. He was widowed before 14 November 1719 on the death of his wife Ann Addison.
     Thomas Bowker made a will dated 6 August 1720 in Yaxley. Will of Thomas Bowker of Yaxley dated 6 August 1720, gentleman, very sick & weak in body ..; my grandson Thomas son of William Bowker tanner late deceased, my well beloved son Thomas...
     Thomas died before 6 December 1723 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was buried on 6 December 1723 in Yaxley.
     His will was proved in December 1723 at Huntingdonshire.

Children of Thomas Bowker and Ann Addison

Thomas Bowker

(19 October 1686 - 11 May 1744)
     Thomas Bowker was christened on 19 October 1686 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Ann Addison. Thomas was a tanner, in Yaxley.
     Thomas Bowker married Mary Burgess, daughter of Thomas Burgess, on 25 July 1711 in St Mary, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire.
Thomas Bowker was mentioned in the register of duties paid for apprentices' indentures on 31 December 1719. Josiah Sharpe was apprenticed to Thomas Bowker, tanner of Yaxley.
     Thomas Bowker made a will dated 17 January 1743/44 in Yaxley. 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. He was buried on 11 May 1744 in Yaxley.
     Thomas died on 11 May 1744 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire, aged 57.
     His will was proved on 15 May 1749 at Huntingdonshire. John and David Burgess the executors within named wa (sic) sworn to ye due execution of this will in form of law: Before me J Pyke, surrogate. He was mentioned in the manor court roll dated 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.

Children of Thomas Bowker and Mary Burgess

Thomas Bowker

(30 May 1712 - 12 June 1792)
     Thomas Bowker was christened on 30 May 1712 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Mary Burgess.
     Thomas Bowker married Rebecca Robinson in March 1737 in St Wend, March, Cambridgeshire. Thomas was a tanner and grazier between 1740 and 1775, in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire.
     In Thomas Bowker's will dated 17 January 1743/44 in Yaxley, Thomas 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.
     In William Bowker's will dated 14 September 1775 in Peterborough, Thomas Bowker was named as heir; 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.
Thomas Bowker was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated on 5 November 1775 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire, . William Spencer of Wiggen Hall, co. Norfolk, farmer... surrenders lands in Yaxley belonging formerly to the estates of Martha Green and Thomas Bowker, gentleman.
     Thos Bowker the elder of Yaxley afsd grazier surendered all his lands to the court ... to such uses and desires in his last will and testament.

Thomas 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.
     Thomas Bowker made a will dated 22 December 1790 in Yaxley. Will of Thomas Bowker the elder of Yaxley gentleman ... whereas I have amply provided for my elder son Thomas Bowker I ... give [property] to my younger son James Bowker of Stamford, Lin. currier ... to my granddaughters the children of my late daughter Ann Drake deceased viz Elizabeth Drake & Mary Drake ... my two daughters Rebecca the widow of Edward Nottingham & Elizabeth the widow of William Walsham ... grandaughter Rebecca the daughter of the said Elizabeth Walsham at the age of 21 ... Witnessed W Bowker. He was buried on 12 June 1792 in Yaxley.
     Thomas died on 12 June 1792 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire, aged 80. Grave slab in the south aisle of the church: Mr Thomas Bowker, June 12 1792 aged 80 years. This is not listed in the parish register.
     His will was proved on 24 August 1792 at Huntingdonshire. Rebecca Nottingham & Elizabeth Walsham joint executrixes ... good valued at not less than £52.

Children of Thomas Bowker and Rebecca Robinson

Thomas Bowker

(before July 1743 - before 17 July 1743)
     Thomas Bowker was born before July 1743 in England. He was the son of William Bowker and Frances Clarke.
     Thomas died before 17 July 1743. He was buried on 17 July 1743 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire.

Thomas Bowker

(6 May 1744 - 4 March 1802)
     Thomas Bowker was christened on 6 May 1744 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Rebecca Robinson. Thomas was a tanner, in Yaxley.
Thomas Bowker was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated on 15 May 1775 in Yaxley, Thomas Bowker junior on surrender of John Lowe. He was mentioned in the manor court roll dated 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.
     Thomas Bowker married Elizabeth Dawson, daughter of Rev William Dawson and Elizabeth Robinson, on 10 March 1778 in St Peter, Clayworth, Nottinghamshire. Tuesday last was married Mr Thomas Bowker, a considerable tanner at Yaxley, Huntingdonshire to the eldest daughter of the Rev Mr Dawson of Clayworth in the county of Nottingham; a lady of considerable fortune and endowed with every accomplishment to make the married state happy and agreeable.
     Thomas Bowker was mentioned in the will of Thomas Bowker dated 22 December 1790.
     In Rev William Dawson's will dated 28 June 1791 in Clayworth, Thomas Bowker was named as heir; The Rev William Dawson's will mentioned that he had by a certain bond or obligation bearing date c 5 April 1777 secured an annuity of £50 for and during the term of the natural life of his son William Dawson, property at Deckham Hall in the parish of Gateshead, co. Durham, his croftstead or orchard at Clayworth late in the occupation of Thomas Dobson, and that his son-in-law Mr Thomas Bowker was to receive the sum of £200 ... said £200 together with what he advanced him on the marriage of his daughter Elizabeth was to be his share, his daughter Frances Isabella the wife of Mr John Barker, and his grandson Thomas and grand-daughters Isabella Frances & Elizabeth the children of my said daughter Frances Isabella.
     Thomas Bowker and William Dawson were mentioned in a deed dated between December 1797 and 1798. Conveyance by William Dawson of Mattersey, Nottinghamshire, gentleman, Thomas Bowker of Yaxley, Huntingdonshire, tanner and Elizabeth, his wife, and John Barker of Mattersey Bell, gentleman and Frances Isabella his wife, children of William Dawson, and William Dawson's executors, to George Wooler of Fawnlees, Wolsingham, Co Durham, esquire.
     Thomas Bowker made a will dated 24 February 1802 in Blackfriars Rd, London. Will of Thomas Bowker late of Yaxley Hunts but now of Blackfriars Rd Surrey Esquire... to my son Thomas Bowker, to my wife Elizabeth Bowker, to my daughter Rebecca Bowker ... (property) to William Barkson draper of Stamford, Rev Joseph Monkhouse of Duping, Lincs clerk, & my brother James Bowker their heirs and assigns to the use of my said son Thomas Bowker & my daughter Rebecca Bowker. ... if they die to the use of my nephew Thomas Bowker son of my said brother James Bowker ... upon trust ... provided always that as it is the wish of my said wife to reside at or near Mattersea Notts I will and direct that she shall reside near or within 10 or 12 miles therefrom ... after my said son Thomas Bowker shall attain the age of 31 years ... after my said daughter attains 25 years ... equally among my nephews & nieces the said Thomas Bowker and all the children of my said brother James of my sister Mrs Walsham and of my late sister Mrs Drake ... except that in case my nephew Bowker Walsham son of my said sister Mrs Walsham ... and I do hereby declare that the omission I have made of the children of my sister Mrs Nottingham is owing to the behaviour of one of that family ... is my wish that my son do reside at Mattesea afsd or near that place and that he do not on any account enter into or engage in any trade or business whatsoever ... dated 19 Feb 1802. Codicil 24 Feb 1802.
     Thomas died on 4 March 1802 in London, aged 57. The Bury & Norwich/Ipswich Post reported: Thomas Bowker Esquire, late an opulent tanner, of Yaxley, Hunts. He had retired from business only three months. On a tablet in the south wall of the Bell tower, St Peter's Clayworth: "Near this place are deposited ther remains of the Revd William Dawson who departed this life the 13 of March 1792, aged 74 years. He was rector of this parish 28 years. Also the remains of Thomas Bowker Esq., son-in-law, to the Revd William Dawson, who departed this life the 4 of March 1802, aged 59 years". He was buried on 18 March 1802 in Clayworth, Nottinghamshire.
     His will was proved on 12 April 1802 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. His estate was valued at under £15,000.

Children of Thomas Bowker and Elizabeth Dawson

Thomas Bowker

(9 November 1813 - 1818)
     Thomas Bowker was christened on 9 November 1813 in Hatfield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Thomas Dawson Bowker and Elizabeth Steer.
     Thomas died in 1818 in Warmsworth, Yorkshire. At Warmsworth, in ths 5th year, Thomas, eldest son of T D Bowker, esq.

Thomas Bowker

(before 24 February 1739/40 - before 3 March 1739/40)
     Thomas Bowker was christened before 24 February 1739/40 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Rebecca Robinson.
     Thomas died before 3 March 1739/40 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was buried on 3 March 1739/40 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire.

Thomas Bowker

(circa 1777 - 14 August 1811)
     Thomas Bowker was born circa 1777 in England. He was mentioned in the wills of his grandfather & uncle. He was named as eldest son in his father's will. He was the son of James Bowker and Mary Roades.
     Thomas Bowker served in the military He was described as a Captain in the 68th Regiment at his son's wedding.
8 April 1800 an Ensign Thomas Bowker was made Lt in the 64th Regt.
     Thomas Bowker married Elizabeth McClean before 1808.
     Thomas died on 14 August 1811 in Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, Scotland. He is mentioned as a subscriber to the improvements of the square in "Wigtown and Whithorn historical sketches" by Gordon Fraser iin May 1811.

Children of Thomas Bowker and Elizabeth McClean

Thomas Bowker

(26 March 1706 - )
     Thomas Bowker was christened on 26 March 1706 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of William Bowker and Elizabeth Coles.
     Thomas Bowker married Mary Ann Riss on 21 February 1731/32 in Alwalton, Huntingdonshire. Thomas Bowker, of Yaxley & Mary Ann Riss of Thorney, in the Isle of Ely, at Alwatton, by licence. The marriage licence bondsman was Jn Squire.
     Final Concord dated 1742. Reade Peacock, gent, v Simon Toseland and Philip, his wife, Thomas Bowker and Mary Ann, his wife, and Jonathen Skinner and Esther, his wife. 1 Messuage, 5 acres of land, 5 acres meadow, 5 acres of pasture, 25 acres of fresh marsh, common of pasture and common of turbary in Wistow, Yaxley, and Ramsey.

Children of Thomas Bowker and Mary Ann Riss

Thomas Bowker

(16 December 1744 - before 1770?)
     Thomas Bowker was christened on 16 December 1744 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of John Bowker and Elizabeth Lenton.
     Thomas died before 1770?. He is not mentioned in her father's will.

Thomas Bowker

(15 March 1832 - 1895)
     Thomas Bowker was born on 15 March 1832 in Buckworth, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of Thomas Burgess Bowker and Rebecca Burnham. Thomas Bowker was christened on 8 April 1832 in Buckworth.
     Thomas Bowker appeared on the 1841 census in St Ives, Huntingdonshire. Thomas Bowker, 9, residing with John Partridge, schoolmaster.
     He was listed in the 1851 census in 4 Market Place, Peterborough. He was an apprentice linen draper, aged 19 born Buckworth with the Vergette family. Note that his sister Rebecca gives Vergette as a middle name to one of her children.
     Thomas Bowker arrived in 1859 at USA. Thomas was a rancher.
     Thomas died in 1895 in Rulo, Nebraska, USA.

Thomas Bowker

(before 1789 - before 1 May 1830)
     Thomas was a labourer and miner?. M2. He was born before 1789 in Huntingdonshire, England. He was the son of Burgess Bowker and Sarah Robinson.
     Thomas Bowker and George Robinson Bowker, Ann Robinson Bowker, Judith Bowker, Mary Bowker, Burgess Bowker and Elizabeth Bowker were beneficiaries in Burgess Bowker's will dated 12 June 1810 in Alconbury Weston.
     Thomas died before 1 May 1830 in Alconbury Weston, Huntingdonshire.
     The administration of his estate was granted to Elizabeth Bowker on 1 May 1830 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. Administration of Estate 1 May 1830 of the goods, chattels and credits of Thomas Bowker late of Alconbury Weston in Hunts, labourer, bachelor, deceased was granted to Elizabeth Ladds (wife of Edward Ladds) the natural and lawful sister and one of the next of kin of the said deceased ... £100 Unadmin Dec 1844 Under £200.

Thomas Bowker

(before 1565 - circa 1609)
     Thomas Bowker was born before 1565 in Huntingdonshire. His relationship to William Bowker who died d1587-88 is not yet clearly established, just conjecture. He was the son of Unknown Bowker and Margaret Unknown.
     Thomas Bowker married Ann Unknown before 1585.
     Thomas Bowker was mentioned in the will of Rev William Bowker dated 15 March 1587.
     Thomas Bowker made a will dated in or before 1609 in Fletton. In the name of God Amen: I Thomas Bowker of Fletton in the county of Huntingdon being weak in body but of good and perfect memory, do make this my last will and testament as followeth: First I bequeath my soul to Almighty God trusting by the merits of my Saviour Christ Jesus to be saved and I commend my body to the ground Christianly to be buried:
Item I bequeath to Margaret my daughter one red dpied cow one great brass pan, one of my best ewes and lambs for that I sold one ewe and a lamb of ... and I will more that my wife shall give my daughter Margaret 10/- ... after my decease
Item more I bequeath to my daughter my linen cupboard, one pair of flaxen sheets, one pair of hempten sheets, one pair of hurden sheets a couple of pillow beres and one mattress
Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Margerye one brown heifer, my favourite black brass pot, one pair of flaxen sheets, one pair of hempten sheets, one pair of hurden sheets, one mattress and 10/-, also the ... red coffer
all the rest of my goods unbequeathed, my debts legacies paid I give and bequeath to Annah my wife who I make my sole executrix of this my last will and testament
Item I will that Annah my wife shall have my house and copyhold unto whose use I surrender ... according to the customs until such time and so long as she shall remain and continue a widow and after to my son Thomas Bowker and his assigns; written according to his will by me John Elliot, Minister and Parson of Fletton.

     Thomas died circa 1609 in Fletton, Huntingdonshire.
     His will was proved in 1609 at the Lincolnshire Consistory Court. The will of Thomas Bowker of Fletton mentions his wife Annah and daughters Margaret, Margery and son Thomas.

Children of Thomas Bowker and Ann Unknown

Thomas Bowker

(before 1600 - )
     Thomas Bowker was born before 1600 in Huntingdonshire. He is unlikely to be the son of the Fletton line - need to re-establish the source of his marriage to Ann and potential son William. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Ann Unknown.
     Thomas Bowker and Margaret Bowker, Thomas Bowker and Margerie Bowker were beneficiaries in Thomas Bowker's will dated in or before 1609 in Fletton.
     Thomas Bowker married Ann Unknown after 1609.
     At Whittlesey St Mary, Thomas son of Thomas was baptised 20 September 1615, the entry is only partly legible.
     In Ann Unknown's will dated 22 May 1624 in Fletton, Thomas Bowker was named as heir; In the name of God Amen: I Anne Bowker of Fletton in the county of Huntingdon, widow being sick and weak in body but of good and perfect memory, this 22nd day of May 1624: to make this my last will and testament as follows:
First I commend and bequeath my soul to Almighty God ... and I commend my body to the earth in Fletton churchyard ... and all my goods which God hath given me...
I bequeath to my son-in-law Edward Norton one ... in the millhouse, two bedsteads, one flockbed, one mattress, two coverlets, one blanket, on the same bedsteads, two pairs of sheets hempten, one coffere by the bed, and one linen cupboard:
Item I give and bequeath to his daughter Joan Norton one black heifer, one little kettle, one little spit, a buffet form in the chamber
I bequeath to Samuel Norton, one ewe sheep and 10/- in money
Item I give and bequeath to Richard Norton 10/-
Item I give and bequeath to Anne ... the best cupboard in the hall, one ... in the kitchen
Item I give and bequeath to Mary ... the halfheaded bedstead I ilie in and all the furniture viz, one featherbed, one mattresss, one bolster, two pillows, one coverlet, two blankets, one pair of sheets hempten, the long table in the hall, one form, one s...
I bequeath to Daniel ..., Thomas .... & William ... the three sons of Richard ... my son-in-law, my bed cover, one pair of andirons, one iron bar, and all othe hooks thereunto belonging
Item I give and bequeath unto my two daughters Margaret Norton & Margerie ... all my pewter to be equally divided betwixt them two except one pewter basin, and one pewter aquavita
I give to my son Thomas Bowker, one red coffer, one pewter basin, one pewter aquavita bottle, one red heifer, one grate spit, one great hymnal
Item I give unto my cousin Thomas ... and his 2 sons Thomas & John ... one ewe and one lamb betwixt them
I give unto to my cousin John Manton & his 2 sons John & Thomas Manton to each of them 1 sheep
I give to Edward Gill ...xjs
All the rest of my goods unbequeathed I bequeath to my son Thomas Bowker and to my son in law Richard ... whom I ordain and constitute my two executors of this my last will and testament.

Child of Thomas Bowker and Ann Unknown

Thomas Bowker

( - 11 June 1784)
     Thomas Bowker was the son of Francis Bowker and Ann Drake.
     Thomas was buried on 11 June 1784 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire.

Thomas Bowker

(8 July 1718 - circa 1776)
     Thomas Bowker was christened on 8 July 1718 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. The BTs state that he was the son of Thomas the tanner & his wife Sarah!. He was the son of William Bowker and Sarah Squire.
     Thomas Bowker married Mary Harris circa 1742.
     Deeds relating to freehold and copyhold premises in Wistow: FILE - ficial Extract - ref. R7/4/2 - date: Hilary Term, 16 Geo11 [1742]
Of Final Concord. Reade Peacock, gent, v Simon Toseland and Philip, his wife, Thomas Bowker and Mary Ann, his wife, and Jonathen Skinner and Esther, his wife. 1 Messuage, 5 acres of land, 5 acres meadow, 5 acres of pasture, 25 acres of fresh marsh, common of pasture and common of turbary in Wistow, Yaxley, and Ramsey.. Thomas was an attorney at law, Peterborough, Northamptonshire.
     Thomas Bowker made a will dated 15 June 1772 in Peterborough. Gent of Peterborough. Will dated 15 June 1772 with codicils July 1773 & 1 Aug 1773. He gives lands at Yaxley to son William, then mentions all my children viz Thomas, William, Ann, Alexander, Samuel & James. He had previously given his sons Thomas & William a close or ground in Yaxley and Thomas had had several considerable sums of money. Executors were his wife Mary and brother in law Thomas Harris of Rugby Warwickshire, sons Thomas & William. 2nd codical revokes son Thomas as executor. William was the surviving executor.
     Thomas died circa 1776 in Peterborough, NTH.
     His will was proved on 12 December 1776 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Children of Thomas Bowker and Mary Harris

Thomas Bowker

(12 May 1776 - 13 August 1776)
     Thomas Bowker was christened on 12 May 1776 in Moulton Near Spalding, Lincolnshire. He was the son of William Bowker and Elizabeth Gibbs.
     Thomas died on 13 August 1776.

Thomas Bowker

( - before 31 January 1796)
     Thomas died before 31 January 1796 in Peterborough, Northamptonshire. He was buried on 31 January 1796 in Peterborough.
     His will was proved in 1796 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. Thomas Bowker, gentleman of Peterborough.

Thomas Bowker

(16 August 1745 - 1774)
     Thomas Bowker was christened on 16 August 1745 in Peterborough, Northamptonshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Mary Harris.
     Thomas died in 1774 in England.

Thomas Bowker

(1836 - 1897)
     Thomas Bowker was christened in 1836 in St Mary, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire and Sarah Eagles Cowley.
     Thomas Bowker appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire in the Manor House, Market Place, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. 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.
     Thomas Bowker was employed was a solicitor of Gray's Inn in 1865.
     Thomas Bowker married Eliza Jane Cross on 18 January 1865 in St Martin in the Fields, Westminster. Thomas Bowker was an executor of William Bowker's estate on 25 April 1867 in the Principal Probate Registry.
     Administration of the estate of Capt Frederick Bowker was granted to Thomas Bowker, on 20 September 1869 in PPR Frederick Bowker, late of Whittlesey, Capt in 109th Regt, a bachelor who died 6 August 1869 at 'Charing Cross', Hotel Strand, Mdx, granted to Thomas Bowker, the younger, solicitor, brother.
     Thomas Bowker and Eliza Jane Cross appeared on the 1881 census in 28 Tregunter Road, Kensington. Thomas Bowker, head, aged 45, born Whittlesea, Cambridge, solicitor with his wife Eliza Jane, aged 39, born at St Martin's in the Fields, Middlesex and two servants. Thomas Bowker was an executor of Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire's estate on 19 June 1882 in PPR.
     Thomas Bowker lived at Kensington, between 1890 and 1897.
     Thomas died in 1897.

Thomas Bowker

     Thomas Bowker married Judith Scofield on 2 February 1694/95 in the Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire.

Children of Thomas Bowker

Thomas Bowker

     Thomas Bowker was the son of Thomas Bowker.
     Thomas Bowker married (?) Brabbin.

Child of Thomas Bowker and (?) Brabbin

Thomas Bowker

(18 September 1726? - )
     Thomas Bowker was born on 18 September 1726? In Blackley or Clitheroe, Lancashire. He was the son of Thomas & Miss Brabbin. On 15 Jan 1726 a Thomas Bowker, son of Robert & Ellen was baptised at Clitheroe. There are others born the same year. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and (?) Brabbin.
     He was educated at the expense of Miss Minchin and went to school at Clitheroe Castle. She called him her heir, but later married 'Spanking Roger' (Sir Roger Alton), so Thomas went to his 'uncle Greatrex' with whose son he was in partnership. As a manufacturer of woollen and ship owner, he traded with European ports .He spent a lot of money on Deckham hall where he entertained lavishly.
     Thomas Bowker married Dorothy Monkhouse on 16 July 1754 in Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland.
     Thomas Bowker was mentioned in the will of Holden Bowker dated 24 February 1775. Thomas Bowker was listed in a directory dated 1795 as Thomas Bowker, merchant at Deckham's Hall, Gateshead, Durham.
     He was of Deckham's Hall, Gateshead, Durham and descended from Ralph Bowker of Blackley, Lancs.

Children of Thomas Bowker and Dorothy Monkhouse

Thomas Bowker

(before March 1811 - )
     Thomas Bowker was christened in 1811 in Parson Drove, Cambridgeshire. He was born before March 1811 in Leverington, Cambridgeshire. He was the son of David Bowker and Elizabeth Doggit. In the 1851 census Thomas Bowker was living in the household of his brother-in-law John Johnson in Peterborough, Northamptonshire.
     Thomas Bowker married Jane Walker (Booth) on 13 January 1852 in St John, Peterborough, Northamptonshire.

Thomas Bowker

(between 1598 and 1600 - 20 March 1666/67)
     Thomas Bowker was born between 1598 and 1600 in Fletton, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Ann Unknown.
     Thomas Bowker and Margaret Bowker, Thomas Bowker and Margerie Bowker were beneficiaries in Thomas Bowker's will dated in or before 1609 in Fletton.
     Thomas matriculated at Cambridge University, in 1614. It is likely that he is the Thomas Booker admitted to Jesus College, Michaelmas, 1614. who gained a BA 1617-8; MA 1622. He was ordained deacon (Peterborough.) Mar. 1, 1617-8; priest, Sept. 21, 1618.
However he would seem to be unsuuitable to be father of William, which implies William is from another line.
     At Whittlesey St Mary, Thomas son of Thomas was baptised 20 September 1615, the entry is only partly legible. Thomas was ordained deacon (Peterborough) March 1, 1617-8; priest, September 21, 1618 at Castor, Northamptonshire, in 1618.
     In Ann Unknown's will dated 22 May 1624 in Fletton, Thomas Bowker was named as heir; In the name of God Amen: I Anne Bowker of Fletton in the county of Huntingdon, widow being sick and weak in body but of good and perfect memory, this 22nd day of May 1624: to make this my last will and testament as follows:
First I commend and bequeath my soul to Almighty God ... and I commend my body to the earth in Fletton churchyard ... and all my goods which God hath given me...
I bequeath to my son-in-law Edward Norton one ... in the millhouse, two bedsteads, one flockbed, one mattress, two coverlets, one blanket, on the same bedsteads, two pairs of sheets hempten, one coffere by the bed, and one linen cupboard:
Item I give and bequeath to his daughter Joan Norton one black heifer, one little kettle, one little spit, a buffet form in the chamber
I bequeath to Samuel Norton, one ewe sheep and 10/- in money
Item I give and bequeath to Richard Norton 10/-
Item I give and bequeath to Anne ... the best cupboard in the hall, one ... in the kitchen
Item I give and bequeath to Mary ... the halfheaded bedstead I ilie in and all the furniture viz, one featherbed, one mattresss, one bolster, two pillows, one coverlet, two blankets, one pair of sheets hempten, the long table in the hall, one form, one s...
I bequeath to Daniel ..., Thomas .... & William ... the three sons of Richard ... my son-in-law, my bed cover, one pair of andirons, one iron bar, and all othe hooks thereunto belonging
Item I give and bequeath unto my two daughters Margaret Norton & Margerie ... all my pewter to be equally divided betwixt them two except one pewter basin, and one pewter aquavita
I give to my son Thomas Bowker, one red coffer, one pewter basin, one pewter aquavita bottle, one red heifer, one grate spit, one great hymnal
Item I give unto my cousin Thomas ... and his 2 sons Thomas & John ... one ewe and one lamb betwixt them
I give unto to my cousin John Manton & his 2 sons John & Thomas Manton to each of them 1 sheep
I give to Edward Gill ...xjs
All the rest of my goods unbequeathed I bequeath to my son Thomas Bowker and to my son in law Richard ... whom I ordain and constitute my two executors of this my last will and testament.

     Thomas Bowker married Dorothy Garnar or Gardiner on 20 August 1624 in Castor, Northamptonshire. Licence dated August 7 1624. Thomas was curate at Castor, in 1647.
     Thomas died on 20 March 1666/67 in Brinkhill, Lincolnshire.

Children of Thomas Bowker and Dorothy Garnar or Gardiner

Thomas Bowker

(20 September 1615 - )
     Thomas Bowker was christened on 20 September 1615 in St Mary, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. The surname is hard to read and is the only entry for that name until a marriage in 1738. He was the son of Thomas Bowker.