See also

Family of Elizabeth Bowtle

Husband: (unknown)
Wife: Elizabeth Bowtle (1825-1879?)
Children: Frank Bowtle (1858-1924)

Wife: Elizabeth Bowtle

Name: Elizabeth Bowtle1,2
Sex: Female
Father: John Bowtle (1799-1877?)
Mother: Ruth Willis (1801-1874?)
Occupation house servant3
Birth 27 March 1825 Wethersfield, Essex, England1,2,3
Baptism 2 June 1825 (age 0) Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England1,2
daughter of John and Ruth Bowtell of Wethersfield
Census 6 June 1841 (age 16) Wethersfield, Essex, England3,4
aged 15, female servant living with William Hitching and Sarah Firmin, born in Essex
Census 1851 (age 25-26) Hill House, Finchingfield, Essex, England5
aged 15, House servant, born Finchingfield, living with John J. & Eliza Hardy, Farmer & Boarding School Mistress.
Census 1861 (age 35-36) Broadfields, Rayne, Essex, England6
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, England7
Servant unmarried, aged 43 General Domestic Servant born Wethersfield Essex living with Joseph Hardy.
Death June 1879 (approx.) (age 54)8
aged 51

Child 1: Frank Bowtle

Name: Frank Bowtle9,10
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Alice (1858?-1903?)
Spouse 2: Elizabeth Jane Dowsett (1871?-1945)
Occupation baker and chair of the Braintree Oddfellows Lodge11,12
Birth 14 May 1858 Wethersfield, Essex, England9
Census 7 April 1861 (age 2) Wethersfield, Essex, England13
grandson aged 2, living with grand parents and three aunts, born Wethersfield Essex
Baptism 27 April 1862 (age 3) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England10,14
son of Elizabeth Bowtle single woman
Census 2 April 1871 (age 12) Wethersfield, Essex, England4,15
grandson aged 12, attending school living with grand parents, two aunts and a lodger, born Wethersfield Essex
Census 1881 (age 22-23) 73 Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England16
aged 22, unmarried, Baker, born Wethersfield, living with Uncle - John Bowtle #44.
Census 1891 (age 32-33) Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England17
head of the household aged 31, Baker, born Wethersfield.
Directory 1906 (age 47-48) Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England18
a baker
Census 2 April 1911 (age 52) Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England19
married head of the household aged 52 Baker & Confectioner bor Braintree Essex
Directory 1912 (age 53-54) 88 Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England20
a baker
Directory 1914 (age 55-56) 86 & 88 Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England21
a baker
Miscellaneous 19 May 1916 Braintree, Essex, England22
applied for an exemption from military service for his son Clement aged 28 baker group 34, granted until 31 August
Miscellaneous 15 September 1916 Braintree, Essex, England23
applied for an exemption from military service for his son Clement as Kenneth aged 29 bread baker, granted for three months
Directory 1917 (age 58-59) 86 & 88 Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England24
a baker
Death 9 July 1924 (age 66) Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England12,25,26
aged 66 after seven weeks illness
Burial 11 July 1924 Cemetery, Braintree, Essex, England27,28
Probate 27 September 1924 London, England29
of Braintree Essex, effects of £1,013 12s 11d (~£30,000 in 2005) to Elizabeth Jane Bowtle widow and Clement Frank Bowtle baker


1"Chelmsford Record Office - Parish Records". Wethersfield Congregational Church Baptisms 1797-1837 ref:D/NC 31/1 reel:16.
2"FindMyPast Parish Records Collection - Baptisms" (on-line at England and Wales Non-Conformist Births and Baptisms Transcription ref:TNA class:RG04 piece:1768.
3"Census 1841" (on-line at and class:HO107 piece:333 book:19 folio:8 page:10.
4"Geoff Bowtle personal communication". letter.
5"Census 1851" (on-line at and
6"Census 1861" (on-line at and
7"Census 1871" (on-line at and 1871 RG10/1702/178/p9.
8"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at, and Braintree Jun 1879 4a 255.
9"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at, and Braintree 1858 quarter:2 volume:4a page:296.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name not given
10"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at Wethersfield St. Mary Magdalene baptisms 1858-1981 ref:D/P 119/1/11 image:10.
11"Census 1881" (on-line at and
12"FindMyPast Newspaper article" (on-line at Chelmsford Chronicle Friday 11th July 1924 page:7.
13"Census 1861" (on-line at and class:RG09 piece:1113 folio:114 page:17.
14"Chelmsford Record Office - Parish Records".
15"Census 1871" (on-line at and class:RG10 piece:1700 folio:107 page:9.
16"Census 1881" (on-line at and Ref: RG11/1810/34/7.
17"Census 1891" (on-line at and
18"Ancestry UK City and County Directories 1766-1946" (on-line at 1906 Kelly's Directory page:724.
19"Census 1911" (on-line at and class:RG14 piece:10421 class:RG78 piece:554 registration district:201 sub-district:5 enumeration district:2.
20"Ancestry UK City and County Directories 1766-1946" (on-line at 1912 Kelly's Directory page:810.
21"Ancestry UK City and County Directories 1766-1946" (on-line at 1914 Kelly's Directory page:865.
22"FindMyPast Newspaper article" (on-line at Chelmsford Chronicle Friday 26th May 1916 page:6.
23"FindMyPast Newspaper article" (on-line at Chelmsford Chronicle Friday 22nd September 1916 page:6.
24"Ancestry UK City and County Directories 1766-1946" (on-line at 1917 Kelly's Directory page:859.
25"Geoff Bowtle personal communication". visit.
26"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at, and Braintree 1924 quarter:3 volume:4a page:643.
27"FindMyPast Memorial Inscriptions". Essex ref:2283.
28"FindMyPast Newspaper article" (on-line at Chelmsford Chronicle Friday 18th July 1924 page:7.
29"Ancestry England and Wales National Probate Calendar (Index to Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966" (on-line at 1924 page:310.