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Husband: William George Bowden
Born: 19 May 1887 in Bowden Terrace, Wymondham, Norfolk 1 (see note 1) Christened: 9 Oct 1887 in Wymondham, Norfolk 2 Census: 1891 at 1 Bowden Terrace, Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 2) Education: Central Board School, Wymondham 3 Census: 1901 at 1 Bait Hill (Bowden Terrace), Wymondham, Norfolk (see note 3) Education: 1900 - 1905 King Edward VI Middle School, Norwich 3 (see note 4) Education: 1905 - 1908 Corpus Christi College, Cambridge 3 (see note 5) Occupation: 1908 - 1910 Tutor & Science Master at St Bedes College, Durham. 3 Occupation: 1910 - 1948 Schoolmaster (Science Teacher/Head Master) 3,4 (see note 6) Census: 1911 at 60 Cavendish Road, Brondesbury, London (see note 7) Resided: 1912 at Grasmere, Locket Road, Wealdstone, Middlesex 5 Resided: 1918 - 1939 at 11 Brondesbury Park Mansions, Salusbury Road, London 6,7 Resided: 1940 at 148 Ashburnham Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire 6 (see note 8) Resided: Feb 1943 at 60 Holly Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire 8 Resided: 1947 - 1957 at 163 Chevening Road, Brondesbury Park, London 6 (see note 9) Resided: 1957 - 1981 at 46 Bluebell Road, Eaton, Norwich, Norfolk 9 Died: 24 Mar 1981 in Norwich, Norfolk 9 Cremated: 28 Mar 1981 in St Faiths Crematorium, Norfolk 10 Probate: 1981 (see note 10) Father: Mother: Notes
Wife: Edith May Horne Married name: Edith May Bowden Married: 7 Sep 1911 in Brondesbury, London 11 (see note 11)
Born: 2 May 1886 in East Dereham, Norfolk 12,13 (see note 12) Census: 1891 at 45 Norwich Road, East Dereham, Norfolk (see note 13) Census: 1901 at 20 London Road, East Dereham, Norfolk (see note 14) Census: 1911 at 9 St Pauls Road, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent (see note 15) Occupation: Music teacher (LRAM) 12 (see note 16) Died: 25 Feb 1943 in Northampton, Northamptonshire 14 Cremated: 2 Mar 1943 in Milton Crematorium, Northampton, Northamptonshire 10 Probate: 13 May 1943 in Llandudno, Caernarvonshire (see note 17) Father: Robert Edwin Horne Mother: Minnie Wells
Sources: (1) Birth Certificate. (2) Parish Register. (3) Papers in possession of Howard Slatter. (4) 1911 Census. (5) Birth of daughter Isobel. (6) Address of correspondence. (7) Ration book for Isobel Mary Bowden, Oct 31 1918. (8) Death of wife May. (9) Howard Slatter. (10) Newspaper announcement. (11) Marriage Certificate. (12) Isobel Slatter (nee Bowden) (13) FreeBMD Website. (14) Death Certificate. Event Notes Note (1) Jun 1887 Forehoe 4b 208 Note (2) Age 3, born Wymondham, with family. Note (3) with family Note (4) In November 1900, Norfolk County Council Junior Scholarship to King Edward VI Middle School, Norwich (fees + books up to 10 p.a., dinner 6). 1st in list, address Bowden Terrace, Wymondham. Played football for KE6. Head boy. 1st Class Honours in Cambridge Local Exams, Easter 1905. Distinctions in Religious Knowledge, Physiology & Hygiene, Physical Geography. Note (5) Senior NCC Scholarship (65 pa) & Parker Exhibitioner & Foundation Scholar to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (First Class Honours in Part 1 of Natural Sciences Tripos, 1908, Bishop Green Cup as College Prize). Note (6) Schoolmaster at Kilburn Grammar School, London from September 1910 to 1948. 1942 - 1948 Acting Headmaster. First OC of Cadet Corps. Ran the Rifle Shooting. First housemaster of Keith House. Note (7) RG14PN6999 RG78PN346A RD129 SD1 ED19 SN28: Age 23, born Wymondham. Schoolmaster, boarder with Eliza Randall and her children Note (8) School evacuated to Northampton. Note (9) House owned by C E Slatter, who lived next door at 161. Note (10) Executors wife Catherine and Tony Sword, solicitor. Estate in trust: three fourths absolutely to Cathie, other quarter upon trust, one half eventually to Isobel and other half equally between Howard and Andrew. Signed 20 Jan 1960 Note (11) Winesses were John Ware (a colleague of William Bowden at Kilburn Grammar School), Ernest William Wells and Jennie Grace Horne. Note (12) Jun 1886 Mitford 4b 299 Note (13) Age 4, born East Dereham, with family. Note (14) Age 14, school girl, with family Note (15) RG78PN185 RD63 SD2 ED17 SN123: Age 24, born East Dereham. Music Mistress, lodger with Clara Trotter, Apartment House Keeper Note (16) Had a school in Hampstead for a time Note (17) See media files For comments and questions about this family, email Howard Slatter Updated October 2018 Name Index