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Husband: William George Bowden
Born: 10 Dec 1857 in Attleborough, Norfolk 1,2 (see note 1) Christened: 27 Dec 1857 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) Census: 1891 in 55 Grafton Road, St Pancras, London (see note 5) Resided: in London 3 (see note 6) Resided: 1895 in 55 Grafton Road, St Pancras, London 4 Census: 1901 in 55 Grafton Road, St Pancras, London (see note 7) Died: 16 Jan 1906 in London 5,6 (see note 8) Probate: 6 Feb 1906 in London (see note 9) Occupation: 1881 Bricklayer 7 Occupation: 1891 - 1901 Beer retailer (own account) 8,4,9 Father: William Bowden (1830 - 1892) Mother: Caroline Page (1827 - 1908) Notes
Wife: Martha Allfrey Married name: Martha Bowden Married: 1883 in Chelsea, London 10 (see note 10)
Born: 1842 in Hurstpierpoint, Sussex 7 (see note 11) Census: 1881 in 35 Lowndes Square, Chelsea, London (see note 12) Census: 1891 in 55 Grafton Road, St Pancras, London (see note 13) Census: 1901 in 55 Grafton Road, St Pancras, London (see note 14) Census: 1911 in 55 Grafton Road, St Pancras, London (see note 15) Resided: 1922 in Prince of Wales Hotel, 55 Grafton Road, Kentish Town, London 6 Died: 6 Dec 1922 in London 10,6 (see note 16) Probate: 6 Jan 1923 in London (see note 17) Occupation: Lady's maid 7,3 (see note 18) Occupation: 1911 Beer Retailer 5 Father: Mother: Notes
1 M George Alick Bowden | Born: 1884 Pimlico, London 8,10 sp. Isabel Nokes |Married: 1911 Norfolk 10 | Died: 1918 Norfolk 11 | Buried
2 F Alice May Bowden | Born: 31 May 1886 Chelsea, London 8,10,12 sp. Benjamin Masters |Married: 21 Aug 1910 Kentish Town St Barnabas, London 10,13 Born: ABT 1871 Died: 16 May 1952 | Died: 1970 Dorset 11 | Buried
Sources: (1) . (2) . (3) . (4) http://www.historicaldirectories.org. (5) . (6) . (7) . (8) . (9) . (10) . (11) . (12) . (13) email Jan 2010 bill112@btinternet.com. Event Notes Note (1) Mar 1858 Wayland 4b 261 Note (2) Market Street, Attleborough, age 3. With family Note (3) Griffin Inn, Wymondham. George W Bowden, age 13, scholar. With family. Note (4) Age 23, born Attleborough, with family. Bricklayer Note (5) RG12/133 f68: Age 54, born Attleborough. Beer Retailer, with family Note (6) According to Alice Ayton (Bowden), he had a pub in London (Kentish Town?). He was a witness at the marriage of his brother Henry Palmer Bowden at Chelsea in 1884. According to Alice Ayton, Harry Bowden and his bride Isabella had run away to London, near W George, to get married. Note (7) RG13/152 f34: With family. Age 45, Beer retailer (own account), born Attleborough Note (8) Possible death: Mar 1906 Lambeth 1d 157 age 50 Note (9) See media files Note (10) Mar 1883 Chelsea 1a 520 Note (11) Possible birth in FreeBMD: Martha Eliza Allfrey, Mar 1842 Cuckfield 7 311. Note (12) RG11/0086 f117: Age 36, born Hurstpierpoint. Lady's maid in household of John and Florence Wodehouse, Earl and Countess of Kimberley. Note (13) Age 4?, born Brighton, Sussex. With family. Note (14) 53 Grafton Road, St Pancras. With family. Age 50, born Harfield, Sussex. Note (15) RG14PN751 RG78PN26 RD9 SD4 ED7 SN740: Age 69, born Henfield, widow. Beer Retailer, with son George and visitor Jane Nokes age 59, married, born Yarmouth. This was probably Amy Jane Nokes, mother of Martha's future daughter-in-law Isabel Nokes Note (16) Dec 1922 St Pancras 1b 143 age 80 Note (17) See media files Note (18) According to Alice Ayton (Bowden), "Aunt Nip" had been lady's maid to Lady Kimberley, lady-in-waiting to Queen Victoria. Alice had a stocking with the VR monogram on it, from Aunt Nip. For comments and questions about this family, email Howard Slatter Updated 18 May 2020 Name Index