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Husband: Henry Palmer Bowden
Born: 13 Jun 1859 in Attleborough, Norfolk 1,2 (see note 1) Christened: 8 Jul 1859 in Attleborough, Norfolk 1 Census: 1861 in Market Street, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 2) Census: 1871 in Griffin Inn, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 3) Census: 1881 in Griffin Inn, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 4) Resided: 1887 in Bowden Terrace, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 5) Census: 1891 in 1 Bowden Terrace, London Road, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 6) Census: 1901 in 1 Bait Hill (Bowden Terrace), Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 7) Census: 1911 in Damgate Street, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 8) Resided: in 5 Damgate Street, Wymondham, Norfolk 3 (see note 9) Resided: in Wymondham, Norfolk 3 (see note 10) Died: 10 May 1943 in Long Stratton, Norfolk 4,5 (see note 11) Occupation: Builder 3 Occupation: 1911 Builder (House) 6 Father: William Bowden (1830 - 1892) Mother: Caroline Page (1827 - 1908) Notes
Wife: Isabella Jane Burgess Howes Birth name: Isabella Jane Burgess 2,7 Married: 27 Oct 1884 in Chelsea St Luke, London 8 (see note 12)
Born: 25 Oct 1860 in Wymondham, Norfolk 2 (see note 13) Christened: 25 Dec 1860 in Wymondham, Norfolk 1 (see note 14) Census: 1861 in Friars Croft Lane, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 15) Census: 1871 in Damgate Street, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 16) Census: 1881 in Damgate Street, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 17) Census: 1891 in 1 Bowden Terrace, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 18) Census: 1901 in 1 Bait Hill (Bowden Terrace), Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 19) Census: 1911 in Damgate Street, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 20) Died: 24 Jun 1934 in Wymondham, Norfolk 4,5 (see note 21) Buried: 28 Jun 1934 in Wymondham, Norfolk Father: William Howes (1841 - 1885) Mother: Faith Burgess (1843 - 1883)
1 F Faith Eleanor Bowden | Born: 1886 2 | Died: 26 Jun 1934 Norfolk 4,9,10 | Buried 28 Jun 1934 Wymondham, Norfolk
2 M William George Bowden | Born: 19 May 1887 Bowden Terrace, Wymondham, Norfolk 11 sp. Edith May Horne |Married: 7 Sep 1911 Brondesbury, London 8 Born: 2 May 1886 Died: 25 Feb 1943 | sp. Catherine Margaret Strachan Watson |Married: 1945 London 3,5 Born: 30 Oct 1905 Died: 16 Feb 1989 | Died: 24 Mar 1981 Norwich, Norfolk 12 | Buried
3 M Frederick Henry Bowden | Born: 20 Jul 1888 Wymondham, Norfolk 4,2 sp. Faith Marie Foulger |Married: 17 Dec 1919 Stratton St Mary, Norfolk 4,5 Born: 31 Jul 1890 Died: 7 Oct 1948 | Died: 24 Mar 1973 Norfolk 4,5 | Buried
4 F Marguerite Isabel Bowden | Born: 25 Oct 1889 Wymondham, Norfolk 5 sp. William Horatio Jones |Married: 4 Feb 1929 Wymondham, Norfolk 13 Born: 1898 Died: | Died: ABT 1951 | Buried
5 M Robert Walter Bowden | Born: 1891 Norfolk 2 | Died: 1891 Norfolk 2 | Buried
6 M Harry Percy Bowden | Born: 2 Mar 1894 Wymondham, Norfolk 2,14 sp. Gladys Mabel Nicholson |Married: 31 Jul 1956 Stratton St Mary, Norfolk 4,5 Born: 11 Mar 1899 Died: 1977 | Died: 1983 Norfolk 9 | Buried Wymondham, Norfolk
7 M Frank Robert Bowden | Born: 14 Mar 1895 Wymondham, Norfolk 5,14 sp. Nancy Alice Foyson |Married: 1925 Norwich, Norfolk 3,5 Born: 5 Apr 1898 Died: 1 Jun 1999 | Died: 18 Jul 1976 Norwich, Norfolk 5 | Buried
8 M John Page Bowden | Born: 10 Dec 1896 Wymondham, Norfolk 5 sp. Ella May Wharton |Married: 1927 Norfolk 15,5 Born: 31 May 1895 Died: 1978 | Died: 29 Dec 1988 Norfolk 4,5 | Buried 4 Jan 1989 Wymondham, Norfolk 15
9 F Alice Mary Bowden | Born: 10 Apr 1899 Wymondham, Norfolk 5 sp. Cyril Robert Ayton |Married: 18 Sep 1923 Wymondham, Norfolk 4,5 Born: 22 Oct 1899 Died: 5 Jul 1983 | Died: 2 Jan 1991 Hethersett, Norfolk 3,5 | Buried
10 M George Edward Bowden | Born: 20 Aug 1901 Wymondham, Norfolk 4,5 sp. Alice Gertrude Williamson |Married: JAN 1928 Norfolk 16,5 Born: 20 Aug 1901 Died: 1974 | Died: 18 Dec 1975 Cambridge, Cambridgeshire 4,5 | Buried
Sources: (1) . (2) . (3) . (4) . (5) . (6) . (7) . (8) . (9) . (10) . (11) . (12) . (13) www.norfolkfhs.org.uk. (14) http://www.freereg.org.uk. (15) . (16) . Event Notes Note (1) Jun 1859 Wayland 4b 274 Note (2) Market Street, Attleborough. Age 2, with family Note (3) Age 11, scholar. With family. Note (4) Age 21, born Attleborough, with family. Bricklayer Note (5) from at latest 19 May 1887 (birth of son William George) Note (6) RG12/1534 f106: Age 31, builder, born Attleborough. With wife Isabella and children Note (7) RG13/1850 f95: Age 41, born Attleborough. Builder, employer, with wife Isabella and children. Bait Hill includes Bowden Terrace (per John Ayton) Note (8) RG14PN11344 RG78PN616 RD226 SD2 ED9 SN164: Age 51, born Attleborough. Builder (House), with wife Isabella and children Note (9) After Bowden Terrace, the family moved to 5 Damgate Street, Wymondham. The house was sold by the brewers Morgans in 1937 to Mrs Hetty Elkins. Howard and Philippa Slatter spoke with her in Damgate Street on 8 July 1992; she had many memories of the Bowden family. Note (10) In later years, lived with daughter Alice (Ayton). Letter to granddaughter Isobel, December 1934, from St Beckets, Wymondham, refers to moving in a few weeks ago; accompanied by a note in daughter Alice's handwriting. Note (11) He collapsed while visiting son Fred and family at Long Stratton on 6 May 1943. He died there on 10 May. Jun 1943 Depwade 4b 214 age 83 Note (12) According to daughter Alice (Ayton), Harry and Isabella got engaged twice. They finally ran away to London to get married, near where his brother W George lived. Isabella's father did not want her to marry, as she should stay and look after him. At marriage (1884), Henry Palmer Bowden age 25, bricklayer. Address given as 59 Shawfield Street, Chelsea, the home of his sister Carrie Colman and her family. Witnesses William George Bowden, Susanna Abbey. Isabella age 24, address given as 56 Redesdale Street, Chelsea (no one obviously relevant living there in 1881 census). Father William Howes, butcher. Note (13) Isabella Jane Burgess: Dec 1860 Forehoe 4b 163 Note (14) Isabella Jane, daughter of Faith Burgess (ie illegitimate), Back Lane, Damgate Note (15) Age 5 months, with parents and grandmother Margaret Burgess. Note (16) age 10. With grandfather Robert Howes. Parents are next door. Note (17) Age 20, born Wymondham, with parents Note (18) Age 30, born Wymondham. With husband Henry Palmer Bowden and children. Note (19) with family Note (20) Age 50, born Wymondham, with husband Henry Bowden and children Note (21) Jun 1934 Forehoe 4b 221 age 73 For comments and questions about this family, email Howard Slatter Updated 18 May 2020 Name Index