18 May 2020                   

Husband: William Bowden
Born: ABT 1830 in Attleborough, Norfolk 1 Christened: 14 Mar 1830 in Attleborough, Norfolk 2 Resided: 1830 - 1862 in Attleborough, Norfolk 3 (see note 1) Census: 1841 in Market Street Common, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 2) Census: 1851 in 3 Lawton Street, Liverpool, Lancashire (see note 3) Census: 1861 in Market Street, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 4) Resided: 1863 - 1892 in Wymondham, Norfolk 3 (see note 5) Census: 1871 in Griffin Inn, Market Street, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 6) Census: 1881 in Griffin Inn, Market Street, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 7) Census: 1891 in Griffin Inn, Market Street, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 8) Died: 19 Jan 1892 in Wymondham, Norfolk 4 Probate: 1892 5 (see note 9) Occupation: Bricklayer/Builder/Inn Keeper (see note 10) Occupation: 1865 - 1891 Innkeeper 6 (see note 11) Father: Henry Bowden (1800 - 1880) Mother: Elizabeth Palmer (1803 - 1875)
Wife: Caroline Page Married name: Caroline Bowden Married: 14 Oct 1856 in Attleborough, Norfolk 7 (see note 12)
Born: 26 Jan 1827 in Attleborough, Norfolk 8 Christened: 7 Feb 1827 in Attleborough, Norfolk 2 Census: 1841 in Morley St Peter, Norfolk (see note 13) Census: 1851 in King Street, Besthorpe, Norfolk (see note 14) Census: 1861 in Market Street, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 15) Census: 1871 in Griffin Inn, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 16) Census: 1881 in Griffin Inn, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 17) Census: 1891 in The Griffin, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 18) Census: 1901 in Damgate Street, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 19) Died: 1908 in Norfolk 9,10 (see note 20) Occupation: 1851 Dressmaker 11 Occupation: 1861 Dressmaker 1 Occupation: 1892 Builder 12 (see note 21) Father: Barnard Page (1796 - 1869) Mother: Mary Crisp (1795 - 1856)
1 M William George Bowden | Born: 10 Dec 1857 Attleborough, Norfolk 13,5 sp. Martha Allfrey |Married: 1883 Chelsea, London 10 Born: 1842 Died: 6 Dec 1922 | Died: 16 Jan 1906 London 14,15 | Buried
2 M Henry Palmer Bowden | Born: 13 Jun 1859 Attleborough, Norfolk 13,10 sp. Isabella Jane Burgess Howes |Married: 27 Oct 1884 Chelsea St Luke, London 7 Born: 25 Oct 1860 Died: 24 Jun 1934 | Died: 10 May 1943 Long Stratton, Norfolk 16,5 | Buried
3 M Frederic Barnard Bowden | Born: 18 Jan 1861 Attleborough, Norfolk 13,5 | Died: 1861 Norfolk 5 | Buried
4 F Carrie Elizabeth Bowden | Born: 1862 Attleborough, Norfolk 17,5 sp. William Colman |Married: 1884 St George Hanover Square, London 10 Born: 1861 Died: 1891 | Died: 1895 Wymondham, Norfolk 10 | Buried
5 F Ellen Mary Bowden | Born: 10 Apr 1863 Wymondham, Norfolk 13,5 | Died: 9 Oct 1950 Norfolk 18,15 | Buried
6 F Alice Jane Bowden | Born: 10 Nov 1864 Wymondham, Norfolk 13,5 sp. John Baty Young |Married: 2 Jan 1900 Wymondham, Norfolk 10,19 Born: 1855 Died: 1948 | Died: 1958 Norfolk 20,18 | Buried 30 Dec 1958 Wymondham, Norfolk 20
7 M Frederic Bowden | Born: 1866 Wymondham, Norfolk 21,10 sp. Annie Newland Sinclair |Married: sp. Elsie W Hewison |Married: 1921 London 5 | Died: 26 Dec 1952 Dorset 18,15 | Buried
8 F Lucy Ann Bowden | Born: ABT 1868 Wymondham, Norfolk 17,5 | Died: 25 Mar 1919 Norfolk 18,15 | Buried
Sources: (1) . (2) . (3) . (4) . (5) . (6) http://www.norfolkpubs.co.uk/. (7) . (8) . (9) . (10) . (11) . (12) . (13) . (14) . (15) . (16) . (17) . (18) . (19) http://www.freereg.org.uk. (20) . (21) . Event Notes Note (1) at baptisms of children: Attleborough until 18 Feb 1862; Wymondham from 2 Aug 1863. Note (2) Age 11, with family. Note (3) HO107/2182 f19: Age 21, born Norfolk. Bricklayer, with sister Ellen Rutter and her husband, also sisters Elizabeth and Ann Note (4) Market Street, Attleborough. Age 31, Beerhouse Keeper, born Old Buckenham. With wife Caroline, sons William George and Henry Palmer. Note (5) at baptisms of children: Attleborough until 18 Feb 1862; Wymondham from 2 Aug 1863. Note (6) Age 41, licensed victualler and bricklayer (employing 2 men and 2 boys), born Attleborough. With family. PRO film 1825, f119-120. Note (7) RG11/1956 f91: Age 52, born Attleborough. Builder Employing 4 Men 3 Boys, with wife Caroline and children Note (8) RG12/1535 f84: Age 61, builder, born Attleborough. With wife Caroline, daughters Ellen and Alice, and granddaughter Kathleen Colman. Note (9) Will made 20 Feb 1885. Effects L989.7.1. Left all to his three executors: wife Caroline, William George Bowden beer retailer and Henry Palmer Bowden builder. Mar 1892 Forehoe 4b 184 age 61 Note (10) at baptisms of his children, appears as: Bricklayer 1857, 1859, 1865; Publican 1861, 1862, 1863; Innkeeper 1868. Norfolk Pubs website has him as licensee of the Curriers Arms, Market Street, Attleborough in 1861 Kelly's Directories 1865, 1869, 1875, 1879, 1883, 1888 have William Bowden, builder, Market Street, Wymondham. 1877 Harrod's Directory has William Bowden, bricklayer, builder and contractor, the Griffin, Market Street, Wymondham. 1883 Whites Directory has him as Bricklayer and Victualler, Griffin Inn, Market Street. By 1892, Mrs C Bowden appears as builder, Market Street. In 1896 and 1900, executors of William Bowden, Market Street, builder. Note (11) Norfolk Pubs website has him as the licensee of the Griffin Inn from 1865 to 1891. Note (12) William Bowden: Full age (1856), bricklayer of Attleborough. Father Henry Bowden, carpenter. Caroline Page full age (1856). Father Barnard Page, dealer. Witnesses William B Page, Mahalath Page, Robert Bowden, Mary Bowden. Note (13) Age 14, born Norfolk. With family Note (14) Age 24, born Attleborough, with parents and family. Dressmaker Note (15) Age 33, a dressmaker, born Attleborough. With husband and sons William George and Henry Palmer. Note (16) Griffin Inn, Wymondham. Age 43, born Besthorpe. With family. Note (17) Age 52, born Attleborough, with husband William Bowden and children Note (18) Age 63, born Attleborough. With husband William Bowden, daughters Ellen and Alice and granddaughter Kathleen Colman. Note (19) RG13/1851 f81: Age 74, born Attleborough, with daughters Ellen and Lucy and Colman grandchildren Note (20) Mar 1908 Forehoe 4b 132 age 81. Note from John Ayton: In the Wymondham Archives is an Indenture when Fred was appointed to replace William George as a trustee in 1906 as a prelude to the sale of Bowden Terrace by Caroline, Henry P and Fred as trustees (to Robert Reyner who later married Flora Ayton) Note (21) Kelly's Directory 1892 has Mrs C Bowden, Market Street, Wymondham, builder For comments and questions about this family, email Howard Slatter Updated 18 May 2020 Name Index