Helen Aileen Bowker

(14 September 1914 - 27 May 2008)
     Helen Aileen Bowker was born on 14 September 1914 in 26 College St, Sydney, New South Wales. She was the daughter of Dr Cedric Victor Bowker and Catherine Bell.
     Helen Aileen Bowker married Charles Joseph Donohoe on 30 November 1938 in St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, New South Wales. DONOHOE—BOWKER. Many people prominent in the Sydney tennis world were among the guests at the wedding last night of Miss Helen Bowker of Point Piper and Mr Charles Donohoe of Kensington who both play an important part in the New South Wales Lawn Tennis Association Rushcutter Bay. The reception was held in the association's clubhouse . The ceremony took place at St Mary's Cathedral the bride who is the daughter of Dr and Mrs Cedric Bowker, was given away by her father. She wore a white brocade trained gown. Her veil was held in place by a topknot of magnolias and she carried trails of gardenias. Misses Evelyn Bowker, Darli McCourt and Beth Peach, who were the bridesmaids, wore white marquisette frocks and had topknots of multi-coloured gladioli to match their bouquets. The bridegroom, who is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J J Donohoe, was attended by Messrs James Madden, Vivian McGrath and Tom McMahon. Father J Tuohy officiated at the ceremony. Mrs Bowker was assisted to receive the guests by Mrs Frank Donohoe, sister-in-lawof the bridegroom.
     Helen Aileen Bowker lived at 21 Rodney Street, Dover Heights, New South Wales, 1982.
     Helen died on 27 May 2008 in New South Wales, aged 93.

Henry Bowker

(12 July 1839 - before 16 February 1840)
     Henry Bowker was born on 12 July 1839 in Buckworth, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of Thomas Burgess Bowker and Rebecca Burnham. Henry Bowker was christened on 11 August 1839 in Buckworth.
     Henry died before 16 February 1840 in Buckworth, Huntingdonshire. He was buried on 16 February 1840 in All Saints, Buckworth.

Henry Bowker

(circa February 1851 - )
     Henry Bowker was born circa February 1851 in Ryhall, Stamford RD, Rutland. He was the son of James Bowker and Lucy Scotney. Henry was listed as the son of James Bowker in the 1851 census in Ryhall, Rutland. Henry, Maria, David and James were listed as the children of James Bowker in the 1861 census in 7 Garrotts Row, Peterborough, Northamptonshire.

Henry Bowker

(15 March 1814 - )
     Henry Bowker was born on 15 March 1814 in Battersea, Surrey. He was the son of John Bowker and Elizabeth Higgins. Henry Bowker was christened on 7 April 1830 in St Mary, Battersea, Surrey.

Henry Bowker

(3 January 1802 - 18 December 1802)
     Henry Bowker was christened on 3 January 1802 in Paston. Henry, son of James & Ann Bowker, Walton. He was the son of James Bowker and Anne Lowe.
     Henry was buried on 18 December 1802 in Paston. Henry, son of James & Ann Bowker, Walton.

Henry Bowker

(27 November 1835 - 14 April 1921)
     Henry Bowker was born on 27 November 1835 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire. He was the son of James Bowker and Ellen Unknown. Henry Bowker was christened on 17 January 1836 in St Paul, Huddersfield, Yorkshire. Henry, son of James & Ellen Bowker, of Huddersfield, clothdrawer..
     Henry Bowker appeared on the 1901 census in 6 Abingdon Square, Northampton, Northamptonshire. Henry Bowkr, aged 64, tailor cutter, born Huddersfield.
     Henry Bowker married secondly Elizabeth Sarah Payne on 5 February 1903 in All Saints, Northampton, Northamptonshire. Henry Bowker, 56, widower, of 165 Bridge St, son of James Bowker, deceased, Zimc? drawer?, to Elizabeth SarahPayne, 34, spinster, off 22 St James St, daugfhter George Wood Payne (deceased) C.... They both signed in the presence of I? J Jeffery & Mary Caroline Payne, & Martha Payne.
     Henry Bowker appeared on the 1911 census in 33 Abingdon Square, Northampton, Northamptonshire. Henry Bowker, head, 75, tailor cutter, born Huddersfield, Yksl, wife Elizabeth Sarah Bowker, 42, born Brompton, Kent, with a servant.
     Henry died on 14 April 1921 in Northampton RD, Northamptonshire, aged 85. Probate was granted to his widow Elizabeth Sarah Bowker. Effects £3408 13x..

Henry Charles Bowker

(26 September 1839 - )
     Henry Charles Bowker was born on 26 September 1839 in Christ's Hospital, London. He was the son of Henry Francis Bowker and Eliza Alice Keep. Henry Charles Bowker was christened on 23 October 1839 in Christ Church, Newgate St, (Greyfriars), London. His father was writing master at Christ's Hospital.
     Henry Charles Bowker married Ellen Roe in 1865 in Norwich, Norfolk.
     Henry Charles Bowker married secondly Emma Susannah Monypenny on 12 August 1873 in the Cathedral, Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales.

Children of Henry Charles Bowker and Ellen Roe

Children of Henry Charles Bowker and Emma Susannah Monypenny

Capt Henry Charles Bowker

(1837 - 22 December 1870)
     Capt Henry Charles Bowker was also known as Henry Cowley in records. He was christened in 1837 in St Mary, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire and Sarah Eagles Cowley.
     Capt Henry Charles Bowker appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Thomas Bowker J.P., Squire in the Manor House, Market Place, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire.
     Henry died on 22 December 1870 in South Kensington, Middlesex. His memorial tablet St Mary's Whittlesey stated that he was aged 32, Captain Royal Marines. He was buried after 22 December 1870 in St Mary, Whittlesey.

Henry Francis Bowker

(before 11 December 1810 - 8 September 1889)
     Henry Francis Bowker was born before 11 December 1810 in Walton, Northamptonshire. He was christened on 11 December 1810 in Paston, Northamptonshire. He was the son of James Bowker and Arabella Paget.
     Henry Francis Bowker married Eliza Alice Keep on 22 December 1838 in St Luke, Chelsea, Kensington RD, Middlesex. Henry was teacher, Christ's Hospital, London.
     Henry Francis Bowker and Eliza Alice Bowker were recorded on the 1851 census in 37 Amwell St, Clerkenwell, St James, Middlesex. Henry F Bowker, 40, Master of Commercial School, Christ's Hospital. born Walton, Northamptonshire; with hs wife Elliza aged 34, born Blackfriars, Mdx; and children Alice E 9, Mary L 7, Ellen L 5, Alfred E 3, all born at St Botolph; Edith A 1, born Clerkenwell, with a pupil and three servants.
     Henry Francis Bowker and Eliza Alice Bowker appeared on the 1861 census in 6 Regency Square (a lodging house), Brighton, Sussex. Henry F Bowker, head, 50, Teacher of English literature, born Walkenstone?, Northamptonshire, his wife Eliza Alice, 44, born Chelsea, Mdx, daughter Ellen Sarah, 14, scholar, born St Botolph, Mdx, Herbert Bowker, son 9, scholar, born Clerkenwell St James, and Ernest Francis, son, 7, scholar, born Holborn; Mdx. Henry Francis Bowker was widowed on 10 October 1861 on the death of his wife Eliza Alice Keep.
     Henry Francis Bowker married secondly Eliza Howe (Walker) on 13 May 1865 in Marylebone, London, England. She was a widow.
     Henry Francis Bowker and Eliza Bowker appeared on the 1881 census in 42 St Johns Wood Park, St Marylebone, Westminster, Middlesex. Henry F Bowker, aged 70, born Peterboro, Northamptonshire, formerly a Master in Christ Hospital, with his wife Eliza, aged 64, born Bombay, India and a cook, housemaid and page.
     Henry died on 8 September 1889 in London, Marylebone RD.

Children of Henry Francis Bowker and Eliza Alice Keep

Henry Francis Bowker

(2 December 1870 - )
     Henry Francis Bowker was born on 2 December 1870 in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada. He was the son of Francis Bowker and Margaret Ellen Peed. Ellen, Henry, Charles, Ethel, Frances, Mabel and John were listed as the children of Francis Bowker in the 1891 census in 152 Norwood Rd, Norwood, Surrey. Ellen, Henry, Charles and Isabel were listed as Francis Bowker's children in the 1901 census in 22 Blakesley Ave, Ealing, London.

Henry Layton Bowker

(10 December 1840 - 26 July 1921)
     Henry Layton Bowker was born on 10 December 1840 in Buckworth, Huntingdonshire, England. He was the son of Thomas Burgess Bowker and Rebecca Burnham. Henry Layton Bowker was christened on 17 January 1841 in Buckworth.
     Henry Layton Bowker appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Thomas Burgess Bowker and Rebecca Burnham in Bowker's Lodge, Buckworth, Huntingdonshire.
     Henry Layton Bowker and James Blunt 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.
     Henry Layton Bowker and Charles Bowker arrived per "Zealandia" in 1863 at Lyttleton, New Zealand. They brought a pair of horses and a van and sold goods useful to horse farmers around the countryside.
     Henry Layton Bowker married Margaret Agnes Dudley on 25 July 1867 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Henry started a grocers shop in Crystal Palace Buildings, Market Square and adavertised that he was a buy of honey in any quantity, May 1872, Next year, he was advertising for bacon, butter or cheese. He was granted a wholesale licence to sell liquor April 1874. He took his assistant Walter John Neale> into partnership in January 1881. He retired from the partnership in 1884, leaving Neale to carry on between 1872 and 1884.
     He was a grocer and held property valued at £2,775. Henry and Henry was an estate agent between 1884 and 1900.
     He was a supporter of the Cathedral and one of a committee which raised funds for its completion.
     The Cyclopedia of New Zealand states: Bowker, H. L. And Son, Land and Estate Agents, Victoria Square, 248 Colombo Street, Christchurch. Private residence, corner of Durham and Salisbury Streets. Mr. Bowker, senior, is an old colonist, well known in Christchurch, and has conducted a considerable business since its establishment in 1864.
     Henry died on 26 July 1921 in 'The Elms', Durham Street, Christchurch, New Zealand, aged 80.
     His will was proved on 17 October 1922 at New Zealand & England. Henry Layton Bowker of Christchurch Canterbury NZ, gentleman: probate to Henry Layton Bowker, business manager, Agnes Mary Gebbie & Esther Layton Bruce / Henry Layton Bowker of Christchurch, Canterbury NZ died 26 July 1921. Probate Christchurch to Henry layton Bowkr, business manager, Agnes Mary Ann Gebbie (wife of John Campbell Cryer Gebbie) and Ethel Layton Bruce (wife of Claude Stanley Bruce). Effects £5578 2s 6 in the UK. Sealed London 17 October.

Children of Henry Layton Bowker and Margaret Agnes Dudley

Henry Layton Bowker

(31 October 1869 - 22 June 1952)
     Henry Layton Bowker was born on 31 October 1869 in New Zealand. He was the son of Henry Layton Bowker and Margaret Agnes Dudley. Henry and Henry was an estate agent between 1884 and 1900.
     Henry Layton Bowker married Emily Mercy Lake in 1908 in New Zealand. Henry Layton Bowker was an executor of Henry Layton Bowker's estate on 17 October 1922 in New Zealand & England.
     Henry died on 22 June 1952 in Christchurch, New Zealand, aged 82.
     His will was proved on 20 March 1953 at Christchurch.
     His will was proved on 6 May 1953 at New South Wales. He is also listed in the NSW deceased estate files.

Child of Henry Layton Bowker and Emily Mercy Lake

Henry Walter Bowker

(1868 - )
     Henry Walter Bowker was born in 1868 in Retford, Nottinghamshire. He was the son of Henry Charles Bowker and Ellen Roe.

Herbert Bowker

(2 September 1851 - )
     Herbert Bowker was born on 2 September 1851 in 37 Amwell St, Goswell St, Clerkenwell, St James, Middlesex. He was the son of Henry Francis Bowker and Eliza Alice Keep. Herbert and Ernest were listed as the children of Henry Francis Bowker in the 1861 census in 6 Regency Square (a lodging house), Brighton, Sussex. Herbert Bowker was christened on 5 October 1861 in St Mary, Whitechapel, Stepney.
     The marriage of Herbert Bowker and Annie? Mabel Lybbe was registered in St Paul's Chapel of Ease, St John, Battersea, Surrey, in the June 1885 quarter.
     Herbert Bowker and Annie? Mabel Lybbe appeared on the 1891 census in Chelmsford, Essex. Herbert Bowker 39, electrical enginerr, born London', his wife Annie M Bowker 30, Claude H Bowker 3 born Brighton, Sussex & Violet G Bowker 8/12, born Chelmsford; with lodger James H Cornish 22, & servant Clara Staines 14.

Children of Herbert Bowker and Annie? Mabel Lybbe

Herbert Bowker

(20 October 1887 - )
     Herbert Bowker was also known as Claude in records. He was born on 20 October 1887 in Brighton, Essex. He was the son of Herbert Bowker and Annie? Mabel Lybbe. Herbert and Violet were listed as the children of Herbert Bowker in the 1891 census in Chelmsford, Essex.

Holden Bowker

(25 February 1701/2 - after 24 February 1775)
     Holden Bowker was christened on 25 February 1701/2 in Manchester, Lancashire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker. Holden was a merchant & ship-owner. He was in partnership with the Hon Mr Fouchet, a brother of the then Lord Audley.
     Holden Bowker married Elizabeth Unknown before 1737.
Holden Bowker was mentioned in the register of duties paid for apprentices' indentures on 11 January 1737. John Reade was apprentice to Holden Bowker, of St Ann's Westminster, linnen draper. He paid again on 16 May 1741.
     He was of Compton St, St Ann's in 1744 and was a linen draper He had a lease and release of the Manor of Polebrook.
     Holden Bowker married secondly Margaretta W? Alliston on 14 September 1749 in St Giles, Northampton, Northamptonshire. Holden Bowker & Margaretta Alliston, both of All Saints parish, by licence. She subsequently married Mr Johnson of Northampton (the executor of her husband's will Thomas Johnson ?).
     Holden Bowker made a will dated 24 February 1775 in Northampton. Will of Holden Bowker of Northampton gentleman, now dwell in the Mare fair commonly called Gold Street in the parish of All Saints mentions his wife Margaretta, her father Bryan Miston deceased, [property] in St Anne's Soho Mdx, son Robert, nephew William Bowker of Newcastle upon Tyne and niece (sister of William) .... wife of ... Booth of Co. Lancaster watchmaker.
Holden Bowker, gent. of Northampton mentioned as principal creditor of William Old of Lt Loughton 1767 6 Jan. Index Library v.94 Northamptonshire admons & inventories pt.2 1711-1800.

     Holden died after 24 February 1775 in Northampton, Northamptonshire.
     His will was proved on 26 May 1775 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. Proved London 26 May 1775 PCC by oath of Margaretta Bowker widow.

Children of Holden Bowker and Elizabeth Unknown

Honor Bowker

(7 December 1755 - )
     Honor Bowker was born on 7 December 1755 in Finsbury, London. She was the daughter of James Bowker and Elizabeth Unknown. Honor Bowker was christened on 24 December 1755 in St Luke Old Church, Finsbury, London.
     Honor Bowker married William Orme on 4 February 1780 in St Clement Danes, London.

Isabel Elizabeth Bowker

(13 August 1859 - 1944)
     Isabel Elizabeth Bowker was born on 13 August 1859 in Newcastle, New South Wales. She was the daughter of Richard Ryther Steer Bowker and Lydia Frances Phillips. Isabel Elizabeth Bowker was christened on 13 September 1859 in Christ Church, Newcastle.
     Isabel Elizabeth Bowker married John Stanley Ranclaud on 19 June 1885 in St Philip's, Sydney, New South Wales. RANCLAUD—BOWKER.—June 19, at St. Philip's Church, Sydney, by the Rev. Septimus Hungerford, assisted by the Rev. J. D. Langley (incumbent), John Stanley Ranclaud, to Isabel Elizabeth, eldest daughter of R. R. S. Bowker, M.D., M.R.C.P. Lond., F.R.C.S. Eng.
She was living at Tyrrel St, Newcastle at the time..
     Isabel died in 1944 in Moss Vale district, New South Wales.

Child of Isabel Elizabeth Bowker and John Stanley Ranclaud

Isabel R Bowker

(circa 1881 - )
     Isabel R Bowker was born circa 1881 in Lowestoft, Suffolk. She was the daughter of Francis Bowker and Margaret Ellen Peed. Ellen, Henry, Charles and Isabel were listed as Francis Bowker's children in the 1901 census in 22 Blakesley Ave, Ealing, London.

Isabella Frances Bowker

(3 July 1785 - before 27 May 1790)
     Isabella Frances Bowker was christened on 3 July 1785 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Bowker and Elizabeth Dawson.
     Isabella died before 27 May 1790 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. She was buried on 27 May 1790 in Yaxley.

James Bowker

(28 April 1724 - before 9 April 1768)
     James Bowker was christened on 28 April 1724 in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. He was the son of Thomas Bowker and Mary Burgess.
     In Thomas Bowker's will dated 17 January 1743/44 in Yaxley, James 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.
     James Bowker married Mary Dixon circa 1750 in St Giles, London, Middesex. The marriage registers don't start until 1751..
     James Bowker lived at Southwark, Surrey.
     James Bowker was mentioned in the will of Mary Bowker dated 25 September 1754.
     James Bowker made a will dated 1 March 1760 in St Faith, London. His will mentions his sister Elizabeth wife of George Negus of St Neots & his wife Mary (sole executor). He was an executor of Samuel Bowker's estate on 26 January 1764 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
     Examined copy, dated 16 Oct. 1827, extract from Inrolment of the Inclosure Award for the manor and lordship of Kingsthorpe (dated 15 Apr. 1767 and enrolled 15 Sep. 1767) of award to James Bowker of a plot or parcel of land lying in the Nether Leys, containing 1ac. 3r. 19p., as the same is now admeasured and staked out, bounded on part of the N. by Mill Lane and the homestead of JB; on part of the E. and remaining part of the N. by the homestead or Home Close of John Archbold; on the remaining part of the E. by the allotment made to James Fremeaux; and on the W. by the ancient inclosure of JF called the Dovehouse Close. Addressed to Messrs. Wells and Barratt of Huntingdon, solicitors..
     James died before 9 April 1768 in London. See his brother's will, of Southwark 54. He was buried on 9 April 1768 in St Sepulchre, Holborn, London. James Bowker in Church Charterhouse St was buried, aged 43.
     His will was proved on 22 April 1768 at PCC.
     James Bowker was mentioned as being deceased in the will of William Bowker dated 14 September 1775.

Child of James Bowker and Mary Dixon

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.