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Husband: William Bowden
Born: 31 Mar 1807 in Attleborough, Norfolk 1,2 Christened: 3 Apr 1807 in Attleborough, Norfolk 1 (see note 1) Census: 1841 in Hovell Lane, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 2) Census: 1851 in Levell Street, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 3) Census: 1861 in Market Street, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 4) Died: 5 Aug 1863 in Norfolk 3,4 (see note 5) Buried: in Attleborough, Norfolk 3 Probate: 30 Nov 1863 in Norwich, Norfolk (see note 6) Occupation: 1841 - 1858 Bricklayer 5,6 (see note 7) Occupation: 1861 Builder and Contractor 7 Father: William Bowden (1777 - 1851) Mother: Jane Kidd (1769 - 1857) Notes
Wife: Maria Dale Married name: Maria Bowden Married: 3 Nov 1828 in Attleborough, Norfolk 8 (see note 8)
Born: ABT 1807 in Norwich, Norfolk 7 Census: 1841 in Hovell Lane, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 9) Census: 1851 in Levell Street, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 10) Census: 1861 in Market Street, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 11) Census: 1871 in London Road, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 12) Died: 18 Oct 1873 in Norfolk 3,4 (see note 13) Buried: in Attleborough, Norfolk 3 Father: Mother: Notes
1 F Jane Bowden | Born: ABT 1829 Attleborough, Norfolk 2 sp. Robert Ketteringham |Married: 16 Oct 1849 Attleborough, Norfolk 1,4 Born: 1827 Died: 14 Mar 1912 | Died: 1905 Norfolk 4 | Buried 11 Dec 1905 Attleborough, Norfolk 9
2 F Ann Thorpe Bowden | Born: ABT 1831 Attleborough, Norfolk 2 sp. William Littleproud |Married: 1853 Norfolk 4,10 Born: 22 Jun 1831 Died: 8 Sep 1894 | Died: 1921 Surrey 4 | Buried
3 M Robert Bowden | Born: 1833 Attleborough, Norfolk 2 sp. Catherine Annison |Married: 1865 London 4 Born: ABT 1833 Died: | Died: | Buried
4 F Charlotte Bowden | Born: 1836 Attleborough, Norfolk 7 sp. William Petley Hewitt |Married: 9 Aug 1857 Norwich St Stephen, Norfolk 4,11 Born: ABT 1835 Died: 12 Apr 1897 | Died: | Buried
5 F Maria Bowden | Born: 1838 Norfolk 10 | Died: 1840 Norfolk 10 | Buried 24 Sep 1840 Attleborough, Norfolk 8
6 F Emma Bowden | Born: 16 Jan 1841 Attleborough, Norfolk 12,10,11 sp. Robert Bone |Married: 1865 Norfolk 4 Born: 1839 Died: 22 Jan 1902 | Died: 1877 Norfolk 12,4 | Buried
7 M George Bowden | Born: 1 Jan 1843 Attleborough, Norfolk 1,10 | Died: | Buried
8 M William Bowden | Born: 5 Apr 1852 Attleborough, Norfolk 1,4 | Died: 14 Mar 1874 Norfolk 3,13,4 | Buried Attleborough, Norfolk 3
Sources: (1) . (2) . (3) . (4) . (5) . (6) . (7) . (8) . (9) . (10) . (11) http://www.freereg.org.uk. (12) . (13) . Event Notes Note (1) In baptism register, appears as "late Jane NEWTON, spinster". This is probably an error; see note on brother George Bowden. Note (2) HO107/781/1 f17:Age 30, bricklayer. With wife Maria and children, also Caroline Hunt age 9 Note (3) HO107/1823 f35: Age 43, born Attleborough. Master Bricklayer, with wife Maria and children Note (4) Age 54, builder & contractor. With wife Maria, sons Robert & William, and daughter Emma. RG9/1237 f44. Note (5) Headstone in Attleborough churchyard: died 5 Aug 1863 aged 56. Also two children (unnamed) died in infancy. Sep 1863 Wayland 4b 175 Note (6) Will proved 30 Nov 1863. William Bowden of Attleborough, Bricklayer. Effects under 200. Named wife Maria. All left to her and their (unnamed) children. One witness was William B Page, clerk to Frederick Fairfax Franklin and GF Franklin, solicitors. Note (7) White's Norfolk Directory 1845, Kelly's 1853 & 1858 have William Bowden, bricklayer, at Attleborough. Note (8) witnesses George Defew, Sophia Hunt Note (9) Age 30, with husband and children. Note (10) Age 43, born Norwich, with husband William Bowden and children Note (11) Age 54, born Norwich. With husband William Bowden, sons Robert and William. Note (12) Age 67, born Norwich. With husband William Littleproud (72, born Cranworth, Living from Houses) and son William Bowden Note (13) Headstone in Attleborough churchyard: died 18 Oct 1873 aged 66. Maria Dale Littleproud: Dec 1873 Mutford 4a 447 age 67 For comments and questions about this family, email Howard Slatter Updated 18 May 2020 Name Index