The Bourchier and Bowker Pages

Discovering the ancestry of the South African Bowkers, and the English Bourchiers

Family: Bertram Egerton Bowker / Anne Maria Simpson (F472)

m. 30 Aug 1838

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  • Bertram Egerton BowkerFather | Male
    Bertram Egerton Bowker

    Born  24 Nov 1808  Morpeth, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Dec 1904  Santa Clara, Parktown, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  30 Aug 1838  [1, 2]  Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  (8) Miles Bowker | F253 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Anna Maria Mitford | F253 Group Sheet 

    Anne Maria SimpsonMother | Female
    Anne Maria Simpson

    Born  Abt 1815   
    Died  28 Oct 1879   

  • Notes 
    • Bathurst, Cape of Good Hope

      Bertram Egerton Bowker, Bachelor, of this District, and Anne (with the “e” crossed out) Simpson, Spinster, of the District of Graham’s Town, were married by Banns according to the rites and ceremonies of the United Church of England and Ireland in this Church this thirtieth day of August in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight.
      By me, James Barrow, Colonial Chaplain

      This marriage was solemnized between us { B. E. Bowker (signed)
      { B (crossed out) Ann Simpson (signed)

      In the presence of { M. E. Bowker
      { T. J. Biddulph
      { W. Bowker (not certain?)

  • Sources 
    1. [S361] Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1829 Bathurst English Episcopal Church, Bathurst English Episcopal Church, (Cory PR 3448).

    2. [S369] Register 29/3/1822 -1860, Grahamstown Methodist - Commemoration Chapel, (CORY MS 15 899/1).