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Thomas Holden Bowker

Thomas Holden Bowker[1, 2, 3]

Male 1807 - 1885  (78 years)

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  • Name Thomas Holden Bowker 
    Born 24 Feb 1807  Mitford Hall, Mitford, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 10 Mar 1807  Mitford Church, Mitford, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Baptism 4 Oct 1813  Parish Church of Saint Mary, Almer, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Parish of Almer
      BAPTISMS 1731 - 1879
      These records have been transcribed from the Bishop's Transcripts.
    Residence 1816  'Manor Farm', South Newton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1820 Settler 7 Jan 1820  Portsmouth, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Bowker's Party on the Weymouth 
    Died 26 Oct 1885  Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DEPOT KAB
      SOURCE MOOC
      TYPE LEER
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      REFERENCE 1877
      PART 1
      DESCRIPTION BOWKER, THOMAS HOLDEN. DEATH NOTICE.
      STARTING 18850000
      ENDING 18850000

      DEATH NOTICE:
      6/9/226 R1877
      Name of Deceased: Thomas Holden BOWKER
      Place of Birth: Northumberland
      Names of Parents: Miles BOWKER
      Anna Maria MITFORD
      Age of the Deceased: 79 years 8 months 12 days
      Condition in Life: Farmer
      Married
      Name of Surviving Spouse: Julia Eliza McGowan
      Date of Death: 26 October 1885
      Place of Death: 'Tharfield', Albany, Cape of Good Hope
      Names of Children and whether Major or Minor:
      Emily Atherstone BOWKER
      Thomas Holden BOWKER
      Katherine Mitford BOWKER
      Mary Layard BOWKER
      John Mitford BOWKER
      Miles McGowan BOWKER
      Whether deceased has left any property and of what kind: Movable & Immovable
      Signed by J.E. McGowan Surviving Spouse
    Buried Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I1009  Bourchiers
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2020 

    Father (8) Miles Bowker,   b. Abt 1758, Deckhams Hall, Gateshead, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1839, Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Anna Maria Mitford,   b. 1782, Mitford Manor, Mitford, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1868, 'Kruisfontein', Alexandria, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 8 Mar 1800  Morpeth, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Family ID F253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Julia Eliza McGowan,   b. 18 Dec 1825, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1904  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 18 Oct 1854  Mowbray, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F471  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Picture Note: Albany Museum, Grahamstown
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  • Sources 
    1. [S12] "The Settler Handbook", M D Nash, (Chameleon Press ISBM 0 620 10940 8), p 47, 11 Feb 2003.

    2. [S418] BOWKER 1820 GEDCOM, Tanner - Tremaine, Paul, (http://www.geocities.com/settlers1820).

    3. [S12] "The Settler Handbook", M D Nash, (Chameleon Press ISBM 0 620 10940 8).

    4. [S226] Baptism Records - 1813, Parish of Almer, Dorset.

    5. [S367] "Roll of the British Settlers in South Africa", Morse Jones, E, (A.A. Balkema / Cape Town).

    6. [S503] "1820 Settler Women", Shuttleworth, Stanley G.

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

    8. [S18] "Some Frontier Families", Ivan Mitford-Barberton & Violet White, (1968, Human & Rousseau Publishers, Cape Town, South Africa).