See also

Family of Henry Bowtle and Sarah Ann Westwood

Husband: Henry Bowtle (1813-1889)
Wife: Sarah Ann Westwood (1815-1857)
Children: Basil Bowtle (1857-1921)
Marriage 2 November 1837 St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England1,2,3
Henry a baker of Shalford, Sarah of this parish, both single and of full age, by banns, groom's father John Bowtle bricklayer, bride's father William Westwood shoemaker, witnesses Rich Bowtle and Ellen? Medcalf

Husband: Henry Bowtle

Name: Henry Bowtle4,5,6
Sex: Male
Father: John Bowtle (1772?-1855)
Mother: Sarah Ann Betts (1774?-1858)
Occupation a master baker and miller3,4,5,7,8,9,10,11
Birth 20 January 1813 Wethersfield, Essex, England6,9,10,11,12
Census 6 June 1841 (age 28) Wethersfield, Essex, England8,13
aged 25, baker living with wife and Porter Cook aged 20, born Essex
Miscellaneous 1 January 1847 Essex, England14
stood for election to the Executive Committee of the Essex Provident Society. He was not elected, only recording two votes, but seven candidates polled zero, those elected polled over 670 votes
Miscellaneous 9 August 1847 Wethersfield, Essex, England15
voted for John Gurdon Rebow Esquire of Wivenhoe Park in the Northern Division of the North Essex election
Directory 1848 (age 34-35) Wethersfield, Essex, England16
as a baker
Census 30 March 1851 (age 38) High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England9
head aged 38 married, bread and biscuit baker living with his wife, born Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1851 (age 37-38) Wethersfield, Essex, England17
baker
Census 7 April 1861 (age 48) Wethersfield, Essex, England12
head aged 44 married, baker living with wife and a son, born Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1862 (age 48-49) Wethersfield, Essex, England18
as a baker and corn dealer
Directory 1863 (age 49-50) Wethersfield, Essex, England19
as a baker
Directory 1867 (age 53-54) Wethersfield, Essex, England20
as a baker
Census 2 April 1871 (age 58) Wethersfield, Essex, England10,13
head aged 57 married, miller and baker living with a son, born Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1871 (age 57-58) Wethersfield, Essex, England21
as a baker, corn and flour dealer
Directory 1874 (age 60-61) Wethersfield, Essex, England22
a baker and corn dealer
Directory 1878 (age 64-65) Wethersfield, Essex, England23
a baker and corn dealer
Miscellaneous July 188024
had work done erecting a new fence and gates, new sash cords and fastener which cost £2 17s (~£140 in 2005). In July 1881 it looks like he had a new shop front which cost £32 16s (~£1,600 in 2005), but this was for a grocer and draper.

Thus, was is it for someone else?
Census 3 April 1881 (age 68) Wethersfield, Essex, England11
head aged 65 married, baker, born living with wife and a son, born Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1882 (age 68-69) Wethersfield, Essex, England25
as a baker and corn dealer
Directory 1886 (age 72-73) Wethersfield, Essex, England26
as a baker and corn dealer
Criminal 25 June 1888 (age 75) Petty Sessions, Great Bardfield, Essex, England27
having been summoned for having scales ¾ oz incorrect, his son attended and pleaded guilty, fined 2s 6d with 9s 6d costs (~£36 in 2005)
Death 23 September 1889 (age 76) Wethersfield, Essex, England28,29,30,31,32
aged 76
Burial 30 September 1889 St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England1,33,34
aged 76 of Wethersfield
Probate 16 October 1889 Ipswich, Suffolk, England13,35
late of Wethersfield in the County of Essex Baker who died 23 September 1889 at Wethersfield was proved at Ipswich by Emma Maria Willis Bowtle Widow the Relict and Basil Bowtle Baker the son both of Wethersfield the Executors. Personal Estate £905 18s 3d (~£54,000 in 2005)

Wife: Sarah Ann Westwood

Name: Sarah Ann Westwood3,36,37
Sex: Female
Father: William Westwood (1788?-1870)
Mother: Ann Baker (1793?-1864)
Birth 24 October 1815 Wethersfield, Essex, England9,37,38,39
Baptism 8 July 1819 (age 3) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England37,38
daughter of William Westwood (shoe maker) and Ann of Wethersfield
Census 6 June 1841 (age 25) Wethersfield, Essex, England8,13
aged 25, living with husband and Porter Cook aged 20, born Essex
Census 30 March 1851 (age 35) High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England9
wife aged 35 married, living with husband, born Wethersfield Essex
Death 28 September 1857 (age 41) Wethersfield, Essex, England39,40,41
of apoplexy for 12 hours, aged 41, wife of Henry Bowtle baker master
Burial 5 October 1857 Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England42

Child 1: Basil Bowtle

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Basil Bowtle

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Spouse: Helen Caroline Oakley

Name: Basil Bowtle43,44,45
Sex: Male
Spouse: Helen Caroline Oakley (1866-1949?)
Occupation master baker, miller and corn merchant11,45,46,47,48
Birth 8 September 1857 Wethersfield, Essex, England10,11,12,44,46,47,48,49,50
Baptism 27 January 1861 (age 3) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England51
son of Henry Bowtle (baker) and Ann of Wethersfield
Census 7 April 1861 (age 3) Wethersfield, Essex, England12
son aged 3, living with his father and step mother, born Wethersfield Essex
Census 2 April 1871 (age 13) Wethersfield, Essex, England10,13
son aged 13, assistant (baker and miller) living with his father, born Wethersfield Essex
Census 3 April 1881 (age 23) Wethersfield, Essex, England11
son aged 23 unmarried, miller living with his father and step mother, born Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1890 (age 32-33) Wethersfield, Essex, England52
a baker, corn and flour dealer
Census 5 April 1891 (age 33) Wethersfield, Essex, England13,46
head aged 33 unmarried, miller and baker living with his step mother, born Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1895 (age 37-38) Wethersfield, Essex, England53
as a baker, corn and flour dealer
Directory 1899 (age 41-42) Wethersfield, Essex, England54
as a corn and flour dealer
Miscellaneous February 190055
donated 6d (~£1.40 in 2005) to the Shilling Fund for the dependents of Essex Reservists. Note that a Mrs. Bowtle and a Mrs. G Bowtle and an Oakley donated as well
Census 31 March 1901 (age 43) Silver Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England47
married head of the household managing his own business as a bread baker and corn merchant employer living with his wife and four children, born in Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1902 (age 44-45) Wethersfield, Essex, England56
a baker, corn and flour dealer
Bankruptcy 5 July 1905 (age 47) Bankruptcy Court, Chelmsford, Essex, England57
having secured his property without getting an advance. He admitted he was foolish and had not kept a profit and loss account. As his property were sold later in the month he must have been declared bankrupt
Miscellaneous 7 July 1905 The Horn, Braintree, Essex, England58
several properties owned by Basil were to be auctioned at 4:30pm by order of the mortgagees
Miscellaneous 26 July 1905 The Horn, Braintree, Essex, England59
's property were sold by Mr. Henry Joscelyne to Mr. G C Maberley for £460 (~£26,300 in 2005). He was allowed to carry on the business as indicated by later directories and the 1911 census
Directory 1906 (age 48-49) Wethersfield, Essex, England60
a baker, corn and flour dealer
Directory 1908 (age 50-51) Wethersfield, Essex, England61
as a baker, corn and flour dealer
Directory 1910 (age 52-53) Wethersfield, Essex, England62
a baker, corn and flour dealer
Census 2 April 1911 (age 53) Wethersfield, Essex, England48
married head of the household managing his own business as a master baker and living in eight rooms with his wife and seven children, born in Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1912 (age 54-55) Wethersfield, Essex, England63
as a baker and corn dealer
Directory 1914 (age 56-57) Wethersfield, Essex, England64
as a baker, corn and flour dealer
Directory 1917 (age 59-60) Wethersfield, Essex, England65
as a baker
Death 31 December 1921 (age 65) Wethersfield, Essex, England34,38,50,66,67
Directory 1922 (age 64-65) Wethersfield, Essex, England68
a baker
Burial 6 January 1922 St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England34,69
aged 65 of Wethersfield
Probate 7 February 1922 Principal Registry, Holborn, Middlesex, England67
of Wethersfield Essex, effects of £517 5s 7d (~£12,000 in 2005) to Helen Caroline Bowtle widow
Miscellaneous 20 February 1922 Braintree, Essex, England70
a notice was issued for creditors to Basils' estate to submit their claim by 25th March 1922
Miscellaneous 21 March 1923 Masonic Hall, Braintree, Essex, England71
baker's shop and house put up for auction. Note that 'Passed' has been annotated to page 2, so may not have been sold on this occasion

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