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Family of James Bowtle and Hannah Elizabeth Potter

Husband: James Bowtle (b.1839, bur.1903)
Wife: Hannah Elizabeth Potter (1839?-1885)
Children: Fanny Bowtle (1864?- )
Emily Priscilla Bowtle (1867?- )
Herbert Jeffery Bowtle (1868-1957?)
Frederick Joseph Bowtle (1871-1933)
Florence Elizabeth Bowtle (1872- )
Frank James Bowtle (1873-1940?)
Basil Benjamin Bowtle (1875-1970?)
Jessie Maud Bowtle (1878-aft1960)
Arthur William Bowtle (1882?-bef1882)
Marriage December 1862 (approx.) Braintree, Essex, England1,2

Husband: James Bowtle

Name: James Bowtle3,4,5
Sex: Male
Father: James Bowtle (1811-1886)
Mother: Mary Ann Purl (1817?-1904)
Occupation a bricklayer & Carpenter6
Birth 29 July 1839 Bocking, Essex, England3,4,5,6
Census 6 June 1841 (age 1) Church Lane, Bocking, Essex, England3
aged 2, living with parents and a sibling, born Essex
Census 30 March 1851 (age 11) Church Lane, Bocking, Essex, England4,7
son aged 11, attending school living with parents and four siblings, born Bocking Essex
Census 7 April 1861 (age 21) Church Lane, Bocking, Essex, England6
son aged 21 unmarried, journeyman bricklayer living with parents and seven siblings, born Bocking Essex
Census 2 April 1871 (age 31) Vine Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England8
married head of the household aged 31 Bricklayer employing 4 men born Bocking Essex
Census 1881 (age 41-42) High Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England9
Head aged 41, Bricklayer & Carpenter, born Bocking Essex.
Census 1891 (age 51-52) High Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England10
head of the household aged 51, Widower, Bricklayer, born Bocking.
Census 1901 (age 61-62) Crown Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England11
head of the household widower, aged 61, Bricklayer, born Bocking.
Burial 19 September 1903 St. Mary the Virgin Church, Great Bardfield, Essex, England12
aged 64.

Wife: Hannah Elizabeth Potter

Name: Hannah Elizabeth Potter7
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Occupation Bricklayers Wife.13
Birth December 1839 (approx.) Rayne, Essex, England7
Census 2 April 1871 (age 31) Vine Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England8
married wife aged 31 Bricklayers wife born Rayne Essex living with husband.
Census 1881 (age 41-42) High Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England9
wife aged 40, Bricklayers wife born Rayne, living with husband.
Death June 1885 (age 45)14
Burial 23 June 1885 St. Mary the Virgin Church, Great Bardfield, Essex, England15
aged 44.

Child 1: Fanny Bowtle

Name: Fanny Bowtle
Sex: Female
Birth 1864 (approx.) Great Bardfield, Essex, England
Baptism 15 May 1864 (age 0) St. Mary the Virgin Church, Great Bardfield, Essex, England16

Child 2: Emily Priscilla Bowtle

Name: Emily Priscilla Bowtle
Sex: Female
Spouse: William Henry Smallacomber (1861?- )
Occupation General Servant13
Birth May 1867 (approx.) Great Bardfield, Essex, England17,18
Baptism 26 May 1867 (age 0) St. Mary the Virgin Church, Great Bardfield, Essex, England8,12,16
Census 2 April 1871 (age 3) Vine Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England8
daughter aged 3 born Gt Bardfield Essex living with parents
Census 1881 (age 13-14) 1 Blenmeim Vas, Lewisham, Kent, England19
aged 14, unmarried, born Essex, Gen. Servant, living with Wm. & Mary Draye.

Child 3: Herbert Jeffery Bowtle

Name: Herbert Jeffery Bowtle20,21
Sex: Male
Spouse: Agnes Lucy Wthall (1873-1948?)
Occupation sapper in the Royal Engineers then a general labourer
Birth 21 December 1868 Great Bardfield, Essex, England20,22,23
Baptism 28 February 1869 (age 0) St. Mary the Virgin Church, Great Bardfield, Essex, England12,16
Census 2 April 1871 (age 2) Vine Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England8
son aged 2 born Gt Bardfield Essex living with parents.
Census 1881 (age 12-13) High Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England9
aged 12,attending school born Gt. Bardfield., living with parents.
Census 5 April 1891 (age 22) Ingatestone Street, Ingatestone, Essex, England24
Boarder unmarried, aged 22 Cab Driver (Groom), born in Gt. Bardfield Essex living with George Smith
Census 31 March 1901 (age 32) Aldershot Military, Stanhope & Wellington Lines, Aldershot, Hampshire, England25
Married aged 32 Sapperborn Gt. Bardfield Essex Royal Engineers Mounted and Imperial Yeomanry
Census 2 April 1911 (age 41) 202 Maxey Road, Plumstead, London, England22
married head of the household working as a general labourer and living in four rooms with his wife and two sons, born in Great Bardfield Essex
Census 29 September 1939 (age 70) 202 Maxey Road, Plumstead, London, England23
married and retired and living with his wife and son Leslie, born on 21st December 1868
Death June 1957 (approx.) (age 88) Woolwich, London, England7,26
aged 88

Child 4: Frederick Joseph Bowtle

Name: Frederick Joseph Bowtle27,28
Sex: Male
Spouse: Miriam Barbara Thorogood (1873- )
Occupation groom & gardener becoming a publican then a carpet planner10,28,29
Birth Q2 1871 Great Bardfield, Essex, England27,29
Baptism 5 June 1871 (age 0) St. Mary the Virgin Church, Great Bardfield, Essex, England12,16
Census 1881 (age 9-10) High Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England9
aged 9, attending school born Gt. Bardfield, living with parents.
Census 1891 (age 19-20) High Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England10
aged 19, Groom & Gardener, born Gt. Bardfield, living with father.
Census 1901 (age 29-30) 30 Glenny Road, Barking, Essex, England30
head of the household aged 29, House Furnisher Asst., Worker, born Gt. Bardfield Essex
Address 1901 (age 29-30)31
from Ilford then 'Jolly Butcher', Duxford, CAM.
Census 2 April 1911 (age 39) 7 Broadway, Barking, Essex, England29
married head of the household working as a carpet planner for a house furnisher and living in four rooms with his wife and two daughters, born in Gt. Bardfield Essex
Death September 1933 (age 62) Linton "Registration District", Cambridgeshire, England32,33
Burial 3 October 1933 St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Road, Ickleton, Cambridgeshire, England33
aged 62

Child 5: Florence Elizabeth Bowtle

Name: Florence Elizabeth Bowtle
Sex: Female
Spouse: Harry Rayner (1875?- )
Occupation Housekeeper Domestic.13
Birth July 1872 Great Bardfield, Essex, England7,13,34,35,36
Baptism 6 August 1872 (age 0) St. Mary the Virgin Church, Great Bardfield, Essex, England7,12
Census 1881 (age 8-9) High Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England9
aged 8, attending school born Gt. Bardfield, living with parents.
Census 1891 (age 18-19) High Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England10
aged 17, Housekeeper Dom., born Gt. Bardfield, living with father.
Census 31 March 1901 (age 27) Hall Street, Long Melford, Suffolk, England35
married wife living with her husband and a son, born in Great Bardfield Essex
Census 2 April 1911 (age 37) Hall Street, Long Melford, Suffolk, England36
married wife living in four rooms with her husband and three children, born in Bardfield Essex. Married 11 years with three children all alive

Child 6: Frank James Bowtle

Name: Frank James Bowtle
Sex: Male
Spouse: Myra Ormaline Binnington (1882-1976?)
Occupation labourer / cowman37,38
Birth 21 August 1873 Great Bardfield, Essex, England38,39,40
Baptism 16 October 1873 (age 0) St. Mary the Virgin Church, Great Bardfield, Essex, England12,16
Census 1881 (age 7-8) High Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England9
aged 7, attending school born Gt. Bardfield, living with parents.
Census 1901 (age 27-28) 2 Florence Grove, Sculcoates, East Riding of Yorkshire, England41
head of the household aged 26, Bricklayers labourer, born Gt. Bardfield Essex
Census 2 April 1911 (age 36) 4 Grosvenor Place, St. Martin, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England38
married head of the household working as a cowman on a farm and living in three rooms with his wife and four children, born in Gt. Bardfield Essex
Census 29 September 1939 (age 66) 66 Cherry Tree Lane, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England40
married unable to work as incapacitated and living with his wife and two sons, born on 21st August 1873
Death February 1940 (approx.) (age 66) East Riding of Yorkshire, England7,42
aged 66

Child 7: Basil Benjamin Bowtle

Name: Basil Benjamin Bowtle43
Sex: Male
Spouse: Ethel Emily Rogers (1883-1976?)
Occupation a bricklayers labourer, postman, soldier and a warehouseman44,45,46,47
Birth 3 June 1875 Great Bardfield, Essex, England43,46,47,48
Baptism 23 July 1875 (age 0) St. Mary the Virgin Church, Great Bardfield, Essex, England12,16
Census 1881 (age 5-6) High Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England9
aged 5, attending school born Gt. bardfield, living with parents.
Census 1891 (age 15-16) High Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England10
aged 14, Bricklayers Labourer, born Gt. Bardfield, living with father.
Military Beginning 9 February 1893 (age 17) Warley, Essex, England48
signing on for the Essex Regiment either 7 years with the Colours or 5 years in the Reserve as No 3793 aged 18 years 7 months, 5' 67/8" tall, weighed 135lbs, chest 33 1/2 - 36", ruddy freckled complexion, haxel eyes, red hair and CoE
Military Service 2 October 1894 (age 19) -; India
arrived in India, see page 12 for list of diseases which included influenza, herpes, gonorrhea and syphilis
Wounded March 1900 (age 24) Driefontein, South Africa49
a Corporal in the 1st Essex Regiment, son of Mr James Bowtle builder of Great Bardfield
Census 2 April 1911 (age 36) The Barracks, Great Warley, Essex, England46
a married Colour Sergeant in the 3rd Essex Regiment, born in Great Bardfield Essex
Military Service 1 October 1914 (age 39) -; Chelmsford, Essex, England45,50
transferred from the Reserve to the Regular Army, a postman aged 40 years 4 months, from 2/5th Essex Regt to 66th Prov Battn (TF) 16th btn Essex Reg as 375088 then 2/6th (cyclist) Bn Essex Regt. Appointed a Seargent
Military Service 28 October 1914 (age 39) -50
appointed acting colour sergeant
Employment 1914 (age 38-39) Chelmsford, Essex, England51
was appointed a postman (R) No 251052
Military Service 27 February 1915 (age 39) -50
appointed CSM (company sergeant major)
Military Service 19 October 1915 (age 40) -50
appointed acting RSM (regimental sergeant major)
Hospital from 6 February 1917 to 8 February 1917 (age 41) Cambridge Hospital, Aldershot, Hampshire, England52
sprained wrist and fract rad (fractured radius), slipped up and fell on ice on hand ......"on duty" "not to blame". No 2554 RSM fell on 5th February 1917 at Talawera Barracks Aldershot whilst paying final visit to Barrack Rooms after 10pm staff parade and he was in no way to blame
Military Service from 19 November 1917 to 21 November 1917 (age 42) -; Southern Army Infantry School, Thorndon Hall, Brentwood, Essex, England53
375088 CSM Bowtle of 2/8 Essex Cyclists attended a course and obtained a good report
Military Ending 6 April 1919 (age 43)54
next of kin Mrs E E Bowtle 48 Mildonay Road Chelmsford and no record of any adverse conduct
Census 29 September 1939 (age 64) 9 Christy Avenue, Chelmsford, Essex, England47
a married printers warehouseman living with his wife and son Leonard, born on 3rd June 1875
Miscellaneous 22 May 1949 Colchester, Essex, England55
marched with 300 others from the drill hall to St. Peters church in a post-war reunion of the 5th Essex Regiment Old Comrades' Association. He had completed his military service in Ireland in 1919 as a colour sergeant
Death August 1970 (approx.) (age 95) Chelmsford, Essex, England7,56

Child 8: Jessie Maud Bowtle

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Jessie Maud Bowtle

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Spouse: Harry Alfred Chapman

Name: Jessie Maud Bowtle
Sex: Female
Spouse 1: Harry Alfred Chapman (1878?- )
Spouse 2: George W Drake ( - )
Birth 30 August 1878 Great Bardfield, Essex, England57,58,59,60
Baptism 27 October 1878 (age 0) St. Mary the Virgin Church, Great Bardfield, Essex, England12,15
Census 1881 (age 2-3) High Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England9
aged 2, born Gt. Bardfield, living with parents
Census 1891 (age 12-13) High Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England10
aged 12, attending school born Gt. Bardfield, living with father.
Census 1901 (age 22-23) Crown Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England11
aged 22, u/m, born Gt. Bardfield, living with father.
Census 2 April 1911 (age 32) 29 Oswald Road, Southall, Middlesex, England60
married wife living in three rooms with her husband and a daughter, born in Bardfield Essex
Death after August 1960 (age 81-82) Middlesex, England58

Child 9: Arthur William Bowtle

Name: Arthur William Bowtle61,62
Sex: Male
Baptism 14 March 1882 (age 0) St. Mary the Virgin Church, Great Bardfield, Essex, England61,62
son of James Bowtle (bricklayer) and Hannah Elizabeth of Great Bardfield
Death before 20 June 1882 (age 0)
Birth 1882 (estimated)61,62
Burial 20 June 1882 St. Mary the Virgin Church, Great Bardfield, Essex, England12
aged 6 months.

Note on Child 8: Jessie Maud Bowtle

did she divorce Harry and marry George?

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