See also

Family of John Bowtle and Ruth Willis

Husband: John Bowtle (1799-1877?)
Wife: Ruth Willis (1801-1874?)
Children: Caroline Bowtle (1823-1904)
Elizabeth Bowtle (1825-1879?)
Sarah Bowtle (1827-1873?)
John Bowtle (1832-1897)
Mary Bowtle (1835-1910?)
Ann Bowtle (1838-1840)
Henry William Bowtle (1844-1847)
Marriage 17 April 1823 St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England1,2
both of this parish, by banns, Ruth made a mark, witnesses Mary Ann Bowtle and Samuel Suckling (mark)

Husband: John Bowtle

Name: John Bowtle3
Sex: Male
Father: John Bowtle (1772?-1855)
Mother: Sarah Ann Betts (1774?-1858)
Occupation a journeyman then a master carpenter4,5,6,7
Birth 27 February 1799 Wethersfield, Essex, England3,4,5,6,7
Census 6 June 1841 (age 42) Wethersfield, Essex, England4,8
aged 40, a carpenter living with his wife and four children, born in Essex
Census 30 March 1851 (age 52) Bowtle's Yard, Wethersfield, Essex, England5
head aged 50 married, carpenter journeyman living with wife and two children, born Wethersfield Essex
Census 7 April 1861 (age 62) Wethersfield, Essex, England6
head aged 61 married, master carpenter employing 1 man living with wife, three daughters and a grandson, born Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1862 (age 62-63) Wethersfield, Essex, England9,10
carpenter
Directory 1867 (age 67-68) Wethersfield, Essex, England11
a carpenter
Census 2 April 1871 (age 72) Wethersfield, Essex, England7,8
head aged 72 married, carpenter living with wife, two daughters, a grandson and a lodger, born Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1871 (age 71-72) Wethersfield, Essex, England12
a carpenter
Directory 1874 (age 74-75) Wethersfield, Essex, England13
a carpenter
Death November 1877 (approx.) (age 78) Wethersfield, Essex, England14,15
aged 78

Wife: Ruth Willis

Name: Ruth Willis2,16
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1801 Wethersfield, Essex, England4,5,6,7,8,16
Baptism 16 April 1802 (age 0-1) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England8,16
daughter of Thomas and Sarah Willis
Census 6 June 1841 (age 39-40) Wethersfield, Essex, England4,8
aged 40, living with her husband and four children, born in Essex
Census 30 March 1851 (age 49-50) Bowtle's Yard, Wethersfield, Essex, England5
wife aged 49 married, living with husband and two children, born Wethersfield Essex
Census 7 April 1861 (age 59-60) Wethersfield, Essex, England6
wife aged 60 married, living with husband, three daughters and a grandson, born Wethersfield Essex
Census 2 April 1871 (age 69-70) Wethersfield, Essex, England7,8
wife aged 71 married, living with husband, two daughters, a grandson and a lodger, Wethersfield Essex
Death November 1874 (approx.) (age 72-73)14,17
aged 74

Child 1: Caroline Bowtle

Name: Caroline Bowtle4
Sex: Female
Spouse: Alfred Frost (1831-1911)
Occupation straw plaiter18
Birth 19 July 1823 Wethersfield, Essex, England4,6,19,20
Baptism Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England19,20
daughter of John and Ruth Bowtell
Census 6 June 1841 (age 17) Wethersfield, Essex, England4,8
aged 15, living with her parents and three siblings, born in Essex
Census 1851 (age 27-28) Redlands Farm, Shalford, Essex, England21
aged 25, House Servant, born Wethersfield, living with John C. & Elizabeth Algar, Farmer of 495 acres, employs 24 labourers. Ref 1851/157/SLF
Census 7 April 1861 (age 37) Wethersfield, Essex, England6
daughter aged 36 unmarried, living with parents, two sisters and a nephew, born Wethersfield Essex
Census 1871 (age 47-48) Wethersfield, Essex, England8
Wife aged 42, Straw Platter, born Wethersfield, living with husband.
Census 1881 (age 57-58) Wethersfield, Essex, England22
Wife aged 55, Straw Plaiter, born Wethersfield.
Census 1891 (age 67-68) Two houses before Lion Hotel, Village, Wethersfield, Essex, England8
wife aged 69, Laundry Mangler, born Wethersfield, living with husband.
Census 1901 (age 77-78) Dog Chase, Wethersfield, Essex, England23
wife aged 76, born Wethersfield, living with husband.
Death February 1904 (age 80) Wethersfield, Essex, England8
aged 80
Burial 13 February 1904 St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England24

Child 2: Elizabeth Bowtle

Name: Elizabeth Bowtle19,20
Sex: Female
Occupation house servant25
Birth 27 March 1825 Wethersfield, Essex, England19,20,25
Baptism 2 June 1825 (age 0) Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England19,20
daughter of John and Ruth Bowtell of Wethersfield
Census 6 June 1841 (age 16) Wethersfield, Essex, England8,25
aged 15, female servant living with William Hitching and Sarah Firmin, born in Essex
Census 1851 (age 25-26) Hill House, Finchingfield, Essex, England21
aged 15, House servant, born Finchingfield, living with John J. & Eliza Hardy, Farmer & Boarding School Mistress.
Census 1861 (age 35-36) Broadfields, Rayne, Essex, England26
aged 35, House servant, born Wethersfield, living with John & Eliza Hardy-Farmer 126 acres employing 4 men & 3 boys.
Census 2 April 1871 (age 46) Private Cottage, Duck End Road, Rayne, Essex, England27
Servant unmarried, aged 43 General Domestic Servant born Wethersfield Essex living with Joseph Hardy.
Death June 1879 (approx.) (age 54)28
aged 51

Child 3: Sarah Bowtle

Name: Sarah Bowtle4
Sex: Female
Occupation a straw platter5,7
Birth 31 December 1827 Wethersfield, Essex, England4,5,6,7,19,20
Baptism 6 April 1828 (age 0) Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England19,20
daughter of John and Ruth Bowtle
Census 6 June 1841 (age 13) Wethersfield, Essex, England4,8
aged 10, living with her parents and three siblings, born in Essex
Census 30 March 1851 (age 23) Bowtle's Yard, Wethersfield, Essex, England5
daughter aged 22 unmarried, straw worker living with parents and a sister, born Wethersfield Essex
Census 7 April 1861 (age 33) Wethersfield, Essex, England6
daughter aged 30 unmarried, living with parents, two sisters and a nephew, born Wethersfield Essex
Census 2 April 1871 (age 43) Wethersfield, Essex, England7,8
daughter aged 40 unmarried, straw platter living with parents, a sister, a nephew and a lodger, born Wethersfield Essex
Death August 1873 (approx.) (age 45)29
aged 44

Child 4: John Bowtle

Name: John Bowtle4,19,20
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Harriet Harrington (1835?-1864)
Spouse 2: Esther Butcher (1832-1902)
Occupation a carpenter then a baker30,31
Birth 21 May 1832 Wethersfield, Essex, England4,19,20,30
Baptism 14 October 1832 (age 0) Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England19,20
son of Ruth and John Bowtle
Census 6 June 1841 (age 9) Wethersfield, Essex, England4,8
aged 5, living with his parents and three siblings, born in Essex
Census 30 March 1851 (age 18) Silver Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England30
nephew aged 18 unmarried, carpenter journeyman, living with aunt Rebecca Whiteand a cousin, born Wethersfield Essex
Census 1861 (age 28-29) Chapel House, Wethersfield, Essex, England32
Head aged 29, Carpenter/Journeyman, borm Wethersfield.
Directory 1878 (age 45-46) 75 Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England31
a baker
Census 1881 (age 48-49) 73 Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England33
Head aged 47, Carpenter, born Wethersfield.
Census 1891 (age 58-59) Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England34
Head aged 58, Baker (employer), born Wethersfield.
Directory 1895 (age 62-63) 75 Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England35
a baker
Death 12 April 1897 (age 64) Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England36,37
Probate 29 May 1897 Probate Court, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England8,37
of Coggeshall Road Braintree Essex baker, probate of effects of £490 6s 10d (~£28,500 in 2005) to Esther Bowtle widow

Child 5: Mary Bowtle

Name: Mary Bowtle4,19,38
Sex: Female
Occupation a straw worker then a shopkeeper5
Birth 26 April 1835 Wethersfield, Essex, England4,5,6,7,19,38
Baptism 27 January 1836 (age 0) Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England19,38
daughter of John and Ruth Bowtle
Census 6 June 1841 (age 6) Wethersfield, Essex, England4,8
aged 5, living with her parents and three siblings, born in Essex
Census 30 March 1851 (age 15) Bowtle's Yard, Wethersfield, Essex, England5
daughter aged 15 unmarried, straw worker living with parents and a sister, born Wethersfield Essex
Census 7 April 1861 (age 25) Wethersfield, Essex, England6
daughter aged 25 unmarried, living with parents, two sisters and nephew, born Wethersfield Essex
Census 2 April 1871 (age 35) Wethersfield, Essex, England7,8
daughter aged 34 unmarried, straw platter living with parents, a sister, a nephew and a lodger, born Wethersfield Essex
Census 1881 (age 45-46) Wethersfield, Essex, England39
head of the household aged 44, unmarried, Shopkeeper,born Wethersfield.
Census 1891 (age 55-56) Two houses before Lion Hotel, Village, Wethersfield, Essex, England8
aged 55, s/law, unmarried, born Wethersfield, living with Alfred Frost # 181.
Census 1901 (age 65-66) Dog Chase, Wethersfield, Essex, England23
Sister-in-law, aged 66, born Wethersfield, living with Alfred & Caroline Frost.
Death December 1910 (approx.) (age 75)40
aged 74

Child 6: Ann Bowtle

Name: Ann Bowtle41
Sex: Female
Birth 1838 Wethersfield, Essex, England24
Baptism 1838 (age 0) Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England24
Death August 1840 (age 1-2)41
Burial 22 August 1840 St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England41
aged 2 years 8 months

Child 7: Henry William Bowtle

Name: Henry William Bowtle42
Sex: Male
Birth 21 September 1844 Wethersfield, Essex, England24,42
Baptism 25 May 1845 (age 0) Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England24
Death October 1847 (age 3) Wethersfield, Essex, England43
Burial 13 October 1847 St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England44,45
aged 2½

Note on Wife: Ruth Willis

parents Thomas and Sarah Willis

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