James Bowker

(12 January 1751/52 - before 21 July 1828)
     James Bowker was christened on 12 January 1751/52 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Rebecca Robinson.
James Bowker was apprenticed on 19 November 1767 in Stamford, Lincolnshire. Receipt dated 15 Jan 1768, enterd 3 May 1768, James Bowker was apprenticed to John Hopkins, currier, Stamford, from 19 Nov 1767 for 7 years, paying £30 with 15/- duty.
     James Bowker married Mary Roades on 10 December 1776 in Stamford St Michael, Lincolnshire.
     In Thomas Bowker's will dated 22 December 1790 in Yaxley, James Bowker was named as heir; 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. James was a currier and leather dresser, in Stamford. He was listed in a directory dated 1805 as James Booker, currier at Stamford, Lincolnshire.
     James was registered as James Bowker of Stamford, having land at Yaxley, Huntingdonshire, on the 1807 electoral roll. There were no Bowkers in the 1818 & 1826 poll books at Yaxley. He was listed in a directory dated 1826 as James Bowker, currier at Maiden Lane, Stamford.
     James Bowker made a will dated 10 June 1828 in Stamford.
     James died before 21 July 1828 in Stamford, Lincolnshire. He was mentioned in his father's will in 1790, and was executor to his brother Thomas in 1802. He was buried on 21 July 1828 in St Michael, Stamford.
     His will was proved on 23 September 1828 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Children of James Bowker and Mary Roades

James Bowker

(7 November 1778 - before 1782)
     James Bowker was christened on 7 November 1778 in St Michael, Stamford, Lincolnshire. He was the son of James Bowker and Mary Roades.
     James died before 1782.

James Bowker

(15 April 1782 - before 9 February 1826)
     James Bowker was christened on 15 April 1782 in St Michael, Stamford, Lincolnshire. He was the son of James Bowker and Mary Roades. James was a grocer.
     James Bowker married Elizabeth Hodgson in 1816 in Louth, Lincolnshire.
     James Bowker was named in the militia list taken in 1824 in Stamford, St John, Lincolnshire. James Bowker, grocer aged 43.
     James died before 9 February 1826 in Stamford, Lincolnshire. He was buried on 9 February 1826 in St Michael, Stamford.
     His will was proved in 1826.

Child of James Bowker and Elizabeth Hodgson

James Bowker

(26 January 1766 - September 1835)
     James Bowker was christened on 26 January 1766 in Farcett, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of David Bowker and Lydia Jennings. James was a farmer in Walton, Northamptonshire.
     James Bowker married Anne Lowe before 2 November 1787 in Stanground, Huntingdonshire. Married by licence. The Stamford Mercury on 2 Nov 1787 reported Mr James Bowker of Farcet was married at Stanground to Miss Lowe, daughter of Mr Lowe, tanner.
     James Bowker married secondly Arabella Paget on 26 December 1803 in Paston, Northamptonshire. By licence. Witnessed by James & David Bowker of Walton [?]. James Bowker was listed as a Freeman of the city on 12 June 1820. A James Bowker, of Walton, Northamptonshire, was admitted Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers, London by redemption [but also dated 21 Feb 1726!].
     James died in September 1835 in Bath, Somerset, aged 69. Died - Lateley at Bath, aged 68, Mr James Bowker, formerly of Walton, near this city.

Children of James Bowker and Anne Lowe

Children of James Bowker and Arabella Paget

James Bowker

(circa 1798 - )
     James Bowker was born circa 1798 in Walton, Northamptonshire. He was the son of James Bowker and Anne Lowe. James Bowker was christened on 2 January 1799 in Paston, Northamptonshire.
     James Bowker married Ann Unknown circa 1816. James was a labourer, in Walton, NTH.
     James Bowker appeared on the 1841 census in Wisbech St Peter, Cambridgeshire. He may be the James Bowker, aged 40, ag. lab., not born in the county.

Children of James Bowker and Ann Unknown

James Bowker

(before 6 April 1823 - )
     James Bowker was born before 6 April 1823 in Walton, Northamptonshire. He was christened on 6 April 1823 in Paston, Northamptonshire. He was the son of James Bowker and Ann Unknown.
     James Bowker appeared on the 1841 census in the Union Workhouse, Peterborough. James Bowker, aged 15, pauper in the workhouse, born in the county.
     James Bowker and Louisa Bowker were recorded on the 1851 census in Peterborough. James Bowker, 2/38, a cripple; Louisia Bowker, 8, scholar, both born at Walton, his marital status is obscured.
     James Bowker appeared on the 1861 census in Peterborough. James Bowker, 39, unmarried, weak mind, born Walton, Northamptonshire.
     James Bowker appeared on the 1871 census in Peterborough. James Bowker, aged 49, pauper in the workhouse, born Walton.
     James Bowker appeared on the 1881 census in Peterborough.
     James Bowker appeared on the 1891 census in Peterborough.

Child of James Bowker

James Bowker

(9 January 1757 - )
     James Bowker was christened on 9 January 1757 in Peterborough, Northamptonshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Mary Harris. James Bowker and Samuel Harris Bowker were listed in a directory dated 1784 as Samuel & James Bower, grocers at Peterborough, NTH. James Bowker was listed as a Freeman of the city of London, on 12 April 1791. [ITAL:jJames Bowker, merchant, son of Thomas Bowker of Peterborough attorney at law, was made free of the City ... by redemption in the Company of Farriers ... paying 46 shillings and 8 pence. He was a merchant.

James Bowker

(5 April 1821 - 1892?)
     James Bowker was christened on 5 April 1821 in Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire. He was the son of David Bowker and Maria Sampey.
     James Bowker was mentioned in the will of James Bowker dated 10 June 1828.
     James Bowker married Lucy Scotney on 24 December 1849 in St George, Stamford, Lincolnshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Scotney and he was the son of David. James, in Ryhall, Rutland.
     James Bowker and Lucy Scotney were recorded on the 1851 census in Ryhall, Rutland. James Bowker, head, aged 29, butcher, born Cliff, Northamptonshire; Lucy aged 28, wife, born Stamford, Henry aged 1 month, son born Ryhall, Rutland, and a monthly nurse.
     4 March 1859: James Bowker now and continuously since the 12th day of February of Walton in the county of Northampton, butcher and publican, and continuously since that day at Walton aforesaid, publican, and insolvent debtor. Petition filed in the county court of Northamptonshire, at the Sessions House, Thorpe Rd, Peterborough. To appear there on the 14 March instant for his first examination. Also April 8 1859.
     James Bowker and Lucy Scotney appeared on the 1861 census in 7 Garrotts Row, Peterborough, Northamptonshire. James Bowker, 40, platelayer, born Kings Cliffe?, Nth with his wife Lucy aged 38, born Stamford?. Lincs and children Henry 10, born Ryhall, Rutland, Maria 7 born Burton le Gate/Cogall, Lincs, David 5, born Mar... Northamptonshire, James 3, born Walton, Nth, and a lodger Charles Scotney.
     James Bowker and Lucy Scotney appeared on the 1881 census in 8 Camden St, Doncaster, Yorkshire. James Bowker, head, 60, pointsman, born Kings Cliff, Northampton, his wife Lucy, 58, born Stamford, Lincs, son James, 23, carriage builder, born Walton, Northampton, Edward Davis, adopted son, 15, apprentice fitter, born Liverpool, Lancs, Anne Stoney, visitor, unmarried, 55, and 3 lodgers, firemen with the Gt Northern railway.
     James died in 1892?. He may be the James whose death was registered in the March quarter of 1892 aged 65 in the Peterborough RD.

Children of James Bowker and Lucy Scotney

James Bowker

(December 1857 - )
     James Bowker's birth was registered in the quarter ending in December 1857 in Walton, Peterborough RD, Northamptonshire. He was the son of James Bowker and Lucy Scotney. Henry, Maria, David and James were listed as the children of James Bowker in the 1861 census in 7 Garrotts Row, Peterborough, Northamptonshire. James Bowker was listed as James Bowker's son in the 1881 census in 8 Camden St, Doncaster, Yorkshire.
     James Bowker married Elizabeth Arundel? in 1898? In Doncaster, Yorkshire.
     James Bowker appeared on the 1901 census in 63 Nether Hall Rd, Doncaster, Yorkshire. James Bowker 43, railway ... born Walton, Elizabeth Bowker 33, dressmaker, born Doncaster.

James Bowker

(28 May 1854 - 9 February 1934)
     James Bowker was born on 28 May 1854 in Stamford, Lincolnshire. He was the son of William Bowker and Jane Cliff. William, Thomas and James were listed as the children of William Bowker in the 1861 census in 45 Broad St, Ratcliffe, Stepney. James were listed as the children of William Bowker in the 1871 census in 3 Quinton? Cottages?, Isleworth.
     The marriage of James Bowker and Martha Panting was registered in Brentford RD, Middlesex, in the 16 July 1877 quarter.
     James Bowker and Martha Panting appeared on the 1881 census in 3 Bulstrode Cottages, Heston, London. James Bowker, aged 25, fishmonger, born Stamford, Lincs; his wife Martha, 22, born Farringdon, Berks, and their daughters Ella B 3, and Alice A 1, both born in Hounslow; with a 17 year old boarder Reuben Penton, born Berkshire.
     James Bowker and Martha Panting appeared on the 1891 census in 13 Malvern Place, Isleworth, Middlesex. James Bowker 35, green grocer, born Stamford; his wife Martha Bowker 30,born Farington, children Blanche Bowker 12, Alice Bowker 11, Earnest Bowker 9, all born at Hounslow.
     James Bowker and Martha Panting appeared on the 1901 census in 51 Whitton Rd, Isleworth, Middlesex. James Bowker, head, 45, shopkeeper, .... own account, working at home, born Stamford, Lincs; his wife Martha, 45, born Farringdon, Berks; and daughter Blanche 22, soap clainer?, worker, born Hounslow, Mdx, with a visitor Bessie Townsend, aged 8 born Farringdon, Berks.
     James Bowker lived. He lived mainly in Hounslow, was a greengrocer/fruiterer and had his own shop in Whitton Road, Hounslow.
     James Bowker and Martha Panting appeared on the 1911 census in 74 Whitton Rd, Hounslow, Middlesex. James Stanser, 57, fruiterer & greengrocer, born Stamford, with his wife Martha, 52, born Faringdon. She was 33 at her marriage and they had 3 children.
     James's death was registered in the quarter ending on 9 February 1934 in Brentwood RD, Middlesex.

Children of James Bowker and Martha Panting

James Bowker

(22 August 1817 - )
     James Bowker was born on 22 August 1817 in Battersea, Surrey. He was the son of John Bowker and Elizabeth Higgins. James Bowker was christened on 7 April 1830 in St Mary, Battersea, Surrey.

James Bowker

(circa 1728 - before 29 July 1788)
     James Bowker was born circa 1728. He is possibly James son of James Bowker of Worsley, baptised 3 Dec 1727 at Eccles, Lancashire.
     James Bowker married Elizabeth Fletcher circa October 1751. The marriage allegation dated 1 Oct 1751 states: James Bowker of the parish of St Bartholomew by the Exchange, London, bachelor aged 23 to wed Elizabeth Fletcher, widow of the parish of St Luke at St luke Stocke Newington, Barnett or St Mary Newington in Surrey.
     James Bowker was employed was a victualler in 1780.
     James Bowker married Ann Unknown circa 1783.
     James Bowker made a will dated 15 April 1784. The will of James Bowker, victualler mentions his wife Ann and their son James who is under 21 and his children Elizabeth Taylor, Honour Orme and John.
     His will was proved on 26 July 1788 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
     James died before 29 July 1788 in London. He was buried on 29 July 1788 in St Augustine Watling Street, London. He was aged 60.

Children of James Bowker and Elizabeth Unknown

Child of James Bowker and Ann Unknown

James Bowker

(27 December 1783 - )
     James Bowker was born on 27 December 1783 in London. He was the son of James Bowker and Ann Unknown. James Bowker was christened on 18 January 1784 in St Augustine Watling Street, London.

James Bowker

(June 1854 - )
     James Bowker's birth was registered in the quarter ending in June 1854 in Stamford RD. He was the son of William T Bowker and Elizabeth Horden.

James Bowker

(between 1810 and 1828 - )
     James Bowker was born between 1810 and 1828. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Elizabeth McClean.

James Bowker

(26 July 1789 - )
     James Bowker was christened on 26 July 1789 in St Margaret's, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. He was the son of Alexander Bowker and Ann Emerson. James Bowker was buried on 16 June 1790 in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk.

James Bowker

(12 November 1791 - )
     James Bowker was christened on 12 November 1791 in St Margaret's, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. He was possibly the James Bowker, Mayor of Kings Lynn in 1841. He was the son of Alexander Bowker and Ann Emerson.

James Bowker

(5 May 1828 - )
     James Bowker was buried on 24 May 1826 in St Margaret's, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. He was christened on 5 May 1828 in St Margaret's, Lt Plumstead, Norfolk. He was the son of Alexander Bowker and Eliza or Elisabeth Unknown. Alexander and James were listed as the children of Eliza or Elisabeth Unknown in the 1861 census.

James Bowker

(circa 1795 - )
     James Bowker was born circa 1795 in Yorkshire.
     James Bowker married Ellen Unknown.
     James Bowker appeared on the 1841 census in Huddersfield, Yorkshire. James Bowker 46, Ellen Bowker 30, Henry Bowker 5, Susannah Bowker 3..

Child of James Bowker and Ellen Unknown

James Blunt Bowker

(8 January 1838 - )
     James Blunt Bowker was born on 8 January 1838 in Buckworth, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of Thomas Burgess Bowker and Rebecca Burnham. James Blunt Bowker was christened on 11 February 1838 in Buckworth.
     James Blunt Bowker appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Thomas Burgess Bowker and Rebecca Burnham in Bowker's Lodge, Buckworth, Huntingdonshire.
     James Blunt Bowker appeared on the 1841 census in Middlesex.
     James Blunt Bowker and Henry Layton Bowker were recorded on the 1851 census in Eye, Northamptonshire. James aged 13, Henry aged 10 and Charles 8, scholars born at Buckworth were in their own household! the previous entry if for Christopher Buck and family, a grocer and draper.
     James Blunt Bowker arrived in 1859 at USA.
     James served as a soldier in the Civil War.
     James died of wounds from the Civil War. The Nabraska History website shows James Blunt Bowker died 1864 in Pennsyvania. April 26 1889 (?) In Washington, USA.

James Burnham Bowker

(21 May 1878 - 3 October 1953)
     James Burnham Bowker was born on 21 May 1878 in Timaru?, New Zealand. He was the son of Charles Bowker and Anna Elizabeth Whitla.
     James was educated at Timaru High School. James was a farmer in Springwell Farm, Hook, Waimate. Bowker, James, Farmer, Springwell Farm, Hook. Mr. Bowker is the third son of Mr. Bowker, of Timaru. He was born at Timaru, in 1878, and received his education at the Timaru High School, and subsequently underwent a course of study at Lincoln College. In 1897 he bought his present farm, which he successfully cultivates. The property comprises over 500 acres of good agricultural land, which has yielded forty-seven bushels of wheat per acre, and ninety bushels of oats.
     James Burnham Bowker married Ann Agnes Boag on 4 April 1911 in St Andrew's, Christchurch, New Zealand. James in Amberley.
     James died on 3 October 1953 in Calvary Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand, aged 75.
     His will was proved in 1953 at Christchurch.

Children of James Burnham Bowker and Ann Agnes Boag

James Henry Bowker

(1822 - 1900)
     James Henry Bowker was born in 1822 in 'Olive Burn', Malvern near Durban, Natal, South Africa. He was the son of Miles Bowker and Anna Maria Mitford.
     James died in 1900. His will could not be found. He was unmarried and left his estate to his nephew Hal, but it had to be sold and divided. He was the first Commandant of the Frontier Armed & Mounted Police (FAMP) which became CMR.

Jane Bowker

(15 June 1788 - )
     Jane Bowker was christened on 15 June 1788 in St Margaret's, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. She was the daughter of Alexander Bowker and Ann Emerson. Jane Bowker was buried on 27 March 1790 in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk.

Jane Bowker

(18 October 1795 - )
     Jane Bowker was christened on 18 October 1795 in St Margaret's, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. She was the daughter of Alexander Bowker and Ann Emerson.

Jane Penelope Bowker

(before 31 December 1848 - 29 October 1931)
     Jane Penelope Bowker was born before 31 December 1848 in Bulwell, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of Dr Robert Stanser Bowker and Betsey Marshall. Jane Penelope 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.
     Jane Penelope Bowker and Richard Ryther Steer (Popplewell) Bowker appeared on the 1881 census in Newton Regis, Warwickshire. Jane P Bowker daughter (head), unmarried, 28, born Bulwell, Richard R 20, born Bay of Biscay (British subject), Maria aged 18, born Appleby Magna, Leics with Alexander Davidson, serv