The Bourchier and Bowker Pages

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

(8) Miles Bowker

(8) Miles Bowker

Male Abt 1758 - 1839  (~ 81 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  (8) Miles Bowker(8) Miles Bowker was born about 1758 in Deckhams Hall, Gateshead, Durham, England; died on 25 Mar 1839 in Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 27 Mar 1839 in Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    Miles married Anna Maria Mitford on 8 Mar 1800 in Morpeth, Northumberland, England. Anna (daughter of Capt. John Mitford and Dorothy Young) was born in 1782 in Mitford Manor, Mitford, Northumberland, England; died on 8 Jul 1868 in 'Kruisfontein', Alexandria, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in 1868 in Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Lieutenant John Mitford Bowker  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 13 Apr 1801 in Mitford Hall, Mitford, Northumberland, England; died on 11 Apr 1847 in 'Oakwell', Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    2. 3. William Monkhouse Bowker  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 10 Mar 1803 in Mitford Hall, Mitford, Northumberland, England; died on 3 Feb 1876 in Thorn Kloof, Albany, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Thorn Kloof, Albany, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    3. 4. Miles Brabbin Bowker  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 27 Jan 1805 in Mitford, Northumberland, England; died on 28 Jul 1864 in 'Thorn Kloof farm', Fish River, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    4. 5. Thomas Holden Bowker  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 24 Feb 1807 in Mitford Hall, Mitford, Northumberland, England; died on 26 Oct 1885 in Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    5. 6. Bertram Egerton Bowker  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 24 Nov 1808 in Morpeth, Northumberland, England; died on 28 Dec 1904 in Santa Clara, Parktown, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa.
    6. 7. Robert Mitford Bowker  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 30 Aug 1810 in Newcastle-On-Tyne, Northumberland, England; died on 23 Sep 1892 in 'Glen Avon', Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Craigie Burn farm, Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    7. 8. Septimus Bourchier Bowker  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 10 Aug 1812 in Almer, Dorset, England; died on 2 Aug 1895 in 'Alstonfields', Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in 'Alstonfields', Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    8. 9. Octavius Bourchier Bowker  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 27 May 1815 in Almer, Dorset, England; died on 23 Jul 1899 in 'Champagne', Zastron, Orange Free State, South Africa.
    9. 10. Mary Elizabeth Bowker  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 5 Jan 1818 in 'Manor Farm', South Newton, Wiltshire, England; died on 4 Sep 1899 in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa; was buried in Commercial Road Cemetery, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
    10. 11. Anna Maria Bowker  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 26 Apr 1820 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa; died on 24 Apr 1895 in Albany Road, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Grahamstown Cemetery (Old), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    11. 12. Colonel James Henry Bowker, J.P., F.L.S., F.Z.S., F.R.G.S., F.S.S  Descendancy chart to this point was born in Aug 1822 in 'Oliveburn', Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 22 Oct 1900 in Escombe, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa; was buried in Escombe, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Lieutenant John Mitford BowkerLieutenant John Mitford Bowker Descendancy chart to this point (1.Miles1) was born on 13 Apr 1801 in Mitford Hall, Mitford, Northumberland, England; died on 11 Apr 1847 in 'Oakwell', Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    John married Mary Anne Standen on 26 Apr 1837 in Grahamstown Church (St George's - Anglican), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Mary was born in 1814 in Hammersmith, London, England; died on 25 Dec 1893 in Signal Hill, Albany, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 13. Bourchier Bowker  Descendancy chart to this point was born about Feb 1845 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 24 May 1891 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Old Cemetery, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

  2. 3.  William Monkhouse BowkerWilliam Monkhouse Bowker Descendancy chart to this point (1.Miles1) was born on 10 Mar 1803 in Mitford Hall, Mitford, Northumberland, England; died on 3 Feb 1876 in Thorn Kloof, Albany, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Thorn Kloof, Albany, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    William married Hester Susannah Oosthuisen on 9 Sep 1836 in United Church of England and Ireland, Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Hester was born on 4 Jul 1816 in 'Rietvlei', Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 6 Aug 1911 in Thorn Kloof, Albany, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Aug 1911 in Thorn Kloof, Albany, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  3. 4.  Miles Brabbin BowkerMiles Brabbin Bowker Descendancy chart to this point (1.Miles1) was born on 27 Jan 1805 in Mitford, Northumberland, England; died on 28 Jul 1864 in 'Thorn Kloof farm', Fish River, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    Miles married Barbara Petronella Oosthuisen on 7 Oct 1827 in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Barbara was born on 6 Nov 1809 in Cradock, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 12 Dec 1895 in 'Thorn Kloof farm', Fish River, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in 'Thorn Kloof farm', Fish River, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 5.  Thomas Holden BowkerThomas Holden Bowker Descendancy chart to this point (1.Miles1) was born on 24 Feb 1807 in Mitford Hall, Mitford, Northumberland, England; died on 26 Oct 1885 in Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    Thomas married Julia Eliza McGowan on 18 Oct 1854 in Mowbray, Western Cape, South Africa. Julia was born on 18 Dec 1825 in London, England; died about 1904; was buried in Tharfield, Bathurst District, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  5. 6.  Bertram Egerton BowkerBertram Egerton Bowker Descendancy chart to this point (1.Miles1) was born on 24 Nov 1808 in Morpeth, Northumberland, England; died on 28 Dec 1904 in Santa Clara, Parktown, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa.

    Bertram married Anne Maria Simpson on 30 Aug 1838 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Anne was born about 1815; died on 28 Oct 1879. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 7.  Robert Mitford BowkerRobert Mitford Bowker Descendancy chart to this point (1.Miles1) was born on 30 Aug 1810 in Newcastle-On-Tyne, Northumberland, England; died on 23 Sep 1892 in 'Glen Avon', Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Craigie Burn farm, Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    Robert married Sarah Elizabeth Hart on 19 Dec 1838 in 'Glen Avon', Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Sarah was born on 16 Jun 1820 in Somerset Farm, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 25 Aug 1875 in 'Craigie Burn', Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 14. Oliver Osbaldiston Bowker  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 29 Sep 1857 in Craigie Burn farm, Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 2 Aug 1951 in Glen Craig farm, Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Somerset East , Eastern Cape, South Africa.

  7. 8.  Septimus Bourchier BowkerSeptimus Bourchier Bowker Descendancy chart to this point (1.Miles1) was born on 10 Aug 1812 in Almer, Dorset, England; died on 2 Aug 1895 in 'Alstonfields', Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in 'Alstonfields', Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    Septimus married Frances Martha Forward in 1853. Frances was born on 1 Nov 1831 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 2 Jan 1929 in 'Woodlands', Southwell District, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in 'Alstonfields', Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 9.  Octavius Bourchier BowkerOctavius Bourchier Bowker Descendancy chart to this point (1.Miles1) was born on 27 May 1815 in Almer, Dorset, England; died on 23 Jul 1899 in 'Champagne', Zastron, Orange Free State, South Africa.

    Octavius married Mary Anne Stubbs on 25 Jan 1844 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Mary was born est 1822. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  9. 10.  Mary Elizabeth BowkerMary Elizabeth Bowker Descendancy chart to this point (1.Miles1) was born on 5 Jan 1818 in 'Manor Farm', South Newton, Wiltshire, England; died on 4 Sep 1899 in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa; was buried in Commercial Road Cemetery, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

    Mary married Frederick William Barber on 19 Dec 1842 in Church Of St George, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Frederick was born on 20 May 1813 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England; died on 2 Jan 1892 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  10. 11.  Anna Maria BowkerAnna Maria Bowker Descendancy chart to this point (1.Miles1) was born on 26 Apr 1820 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa; died on 24 Apr 1895 in Albany Road, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Grahamstown Cemetery (Old), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    Anna married John Frederick Korsten Atherstone on 6 Sep 1842 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa. John was born on 1 Oct 1821 in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 8 May 1894 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Grahamstown Cemetery (Old), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  11. 12.  Colonel James Henry Bowker, J.P., F.L.S., F.Z.S., F.R.G.S., F.S.SColonel James Henry Bowker, J.P., F.L.S., F.Z.S., F.R.G.S., F.S.S Descendancy chart to this point (1.Miles1) was born in Aug 1822 in 'Oliveburn', Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 22 Oct 1900 in Escombe, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa; was buried in Escombe, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.


Generation: 3

  1. 13.  Bourchier BowkerBourchier Bowker Descendancy chart to this point (2.John2, 1.Miles1) was born about Feb 1845 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 24 May 1891 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Old Cemetery, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    Bourchier married Charlotte Jemima Hallier on 19 Apr 1888 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Charlotte was born after 1854; died on 6 Mar 1928; was buried in Signal Kop farm cemetery, Carlisle Bridge, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 15. Thomas Bourchier Bowker, Hon. Dr. LLB., M.P.  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 28 Sep 1889 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 21 Jul 1964 in Bedford Hospital, Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

  2. 14.  Oliver Osbaldiston BowkerOliver Osbaldiston Bowker Descendancy chart to this point (7.Robert2, 1.Miles1) was born on 29 Sep 1857 in Craigie Burn farm, Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 2 Aug 1951 in Glen Craig farm, Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Somerset East , Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    Oliver married Susan Margaret Serrurier Smuts on 26 Sep 1889 in Glen Avon farm, Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Susan was born on 9 Nov 1870 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa; died on 3 Feb 1949 in Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Somerset East , Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 16. Vera Ferris Bowker  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 12 Jun 1890 in Glen Craig farm, Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died in 1965 in Margate, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.


Generation: 4

  1. 15.  Thomas Bourchier Bowker, Hon. Dr. LLB., M.P.Thomas Bourchier Bowker, Hon. Dr. LLB., M.P. Descendancy chart to this point (13.Bourchier3, 2.John2, 1.Miles1) was born on 28 Sep 1889 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 21 Jul 1964 in Bedford Hospital, Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    Thomas married Gladys Elaine Hart on 14 Apr 1914. Gladys was born on 9 Nov 1884 in Cathcart, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 16 Jan 1964 in Settler's Hospital, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Signal Hill farm cemetery, Carlisle Bridge, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 17. John Bourchier Bowker  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 13 Dec 1915 in Dunskye, Cathcart district Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 24 Nov 1991 in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Waainek New Cemetery, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

  2. 16.  Vera Ferris BowkerVera Ferris Bowker Descendancy chart to this point (14.Oliver3, 7.Robert2, 1.Miles1) was born on 12 Jun 1890 in Glen Craig farm, Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died in 1965 in Margate, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

    Family/Spouse: Stuart Aylward. Stuart was born on 16 Jun 1885 in Edmonton, Hornsey, London, England; died on 24 Apr 1976 in Welkom, Free State, South Africa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 18. Susie-Bell Aylward  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 6 Feb 1915 in Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 23 Nov 2008 in Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester, Hampshire, England.


Generation: 5

  1. 17.  John Bourchier BowkerJohn Bourchier Bowker Descendancy chart to this point (15.Thomas4, 13.Bourchier3, 2.John2, 1.Miles1) was born on 13 Dec 1915 in Dunskye, Cathcart district Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 24 Nov 1991 in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Waainek New Cemetery, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    John married Ethel Patricia Southey Stirk on 12 Jun 1948 in Grahamstown Church (St Andrew's), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Ethel was born on 20 Aug 1927 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 14 Feb 1993 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Waainek New Cemetery, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 19. Captain David Bourchier Bowker  Descendancy chart to this point

  2. 18.  Susie-Bell AylwardSusie-Bell Aylward Descendancy chart to this point (16.Vera4, 14.Oliver3, 7.Robert2, 1.Miles1) was born on 6 Feb 1915 in Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 23 Nov 2008 in Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester, Hampshire, England.

    Susie-Bell married Henry Dirk Jackson on 6 Mar 1943 in St Wilfred's Church, Hillcrest, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. Henry was born on 9 Mar 1918; died on 26 Oct 2008 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 20. Janet May Jackson  Descendancy chart to this point


Generation: 6

  1. 19.  Captain David Bourchier Bowker Descendancy chart to this point (17.John5, 15.Thomas4, 13.Bourchier3, 2.John2, 1.Miles1)

    David married Anne Mary Collett [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 20.  Janet May Jackson Descendancy chart to this point (18.Susie-Bell5, 16.Vera4, 14.Oliver3, 7.Robert2, 1.Miles1)

    Janet married Paul Tanner-Tremaine [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]