See also

Family of George Henry Bowtle and Edith Maud Unwin

Husband: George Henry Bowtle

  • Name:

  • George Henry Bowtle4,5

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Nickname:

  • Georgie

  • Father:

  • George Bowtle (1857-1940)

  • Mother:

  • Charlotte Ann Fewell (1856-1937)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • tennis racquet and hockey stick maker3,6

  • Birth:

  • 17 Mar 1892

  • 207 Smarts Lane, Loughton, Essex, England1,4,6,7

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 9)

  • Earls Road, Loughton, Essex, England7

  •  

  • son as Georgie living with his parents George and Ann, sisters Alice, Dorothy and Edith, and brothers William and Bertram. Born in Loughton Essex

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 19)

  • 207 Smarts Lane, Loughton, Essex, England6

  •  

  • unmarried son working as an apprentice tennis bat and hockey (stick?) maker and living in a tenement house of four rooms with his parents George and Charlotte, sister Dorothy and brother Bertram. Born in Loughton Essex

  • Miscellaneous:

  • btw 1914 and 19181

  •  

  •  

  • George was a concientious objector during the First World War and spent time in gaol, period unknown. No doubt as a result of the conditions, he suffered from poor health thereafter

  • Death:

  • 19 May 1931 (age 39)

  • 207 Smarts Lane, Loughton, Essex, England1,5,8

  •  

  • Cause: 1a-cardiac syncope, 1b-dropsy, 1c-chronic pleuritis and pericarditis, 2-appendicitis (no pre) certified by B.F. Pendred MRIS

    notification by his brother B. J. Bowtle who was present at the death

  • Burial:

  • May 1931

  • Loughton Cemetery, Church Lane, Loughton, Essex, England3

  •  

  • Family grave 1448

  • Probate:

  • 27 Jun 1931

  • Principal Registry, High Holborn, Holborn, London, England3,8

  •  

  • of 207 Smarts Lane Loughton Essex died 19th May 1931, effects of £62 13s 1d (~£2,800 in 2017) to Benjamin George Platten accountant

Wife: Edith Maud Unwin

  • Name:

  • Edith Maud Unwin2,9

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • domestic servant10

  • Birth:

  • 10 Jun 1894

  • High Road, Loughton, Essex, England3,9,10,11,12

  •  

  • Possibly 4 Albert Cottage. 1939 register gives date of birth as 10th June 1893

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 6)

  • High Road, Loughton, Essex, England11

  •  

  • daughter living with her widowed mother Emily, brothers Bertie and Frank, and sister Ruby. Born in Loughton Essex

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 17)

  • Inglenook, High Road, Loughton, Essex, England10

  •  

  • an unmarried general domestic servant living in nine rooms with Robert and Florence Proud and family. Born in Loughton Essex

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 45)

  • 48A The Mall, Ealing, London, England12

  •  

  • married doing unpaid domestic duties and living with her bus conductor husband Hubert Proudman, and her daughter Kathleen. Born on 10th June 1893

  • Death:

  • Q3 1966 (age 72)

  • Waltham Forest "Registration District", Greater London, England13

Child 1: Muriel Edith Bowtle

  • Name:

  • Muriel Edith Bowtle3,14

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Joffre French Riches (1914-1989)

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • Geoff Bowtle - no children, Muriel told me Oct 1997 that her mother left her and her father when she was quite young.

  • Birth:

  • 25 Jan 1913

  • Snaresbrook, Essex, England3,14,15

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 26)

  • 43 Letchmere Avenue, South Woodford, Essex, England15

  •  

  • married doing unpaid domestic duties and living with her husband. Born on 25th January 1913

  • Death:

  • 21 Feb 2012 (age 99)

  • Frinton-on-Sea, Essex, England16

Child 2: Kathleen Bowtle

  • Name:

  • Kathleen Bowtle3,17

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Nickname:

  • Cathie

  • Spouse:

  • Robert Porter ( - )

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • dressmaker12

  • Birth:

  • 10 Jan 1920

  • 102 City Road, Shoreditch, London, England3,12,17,18

  •  

  • Father not named. Edith was a Housekeeper of 423 East India Dock Road, Popular. Birth registered Holborn Mar 1920 1b 1517, sub-district of St. Luke. ex Birth Certificate.

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 19)

  • 48A The Mall, Ealing, London, England12

  •  

  • an unmarried assistant dressmaker as Kathleen Proudman living with her mother Edith and bus conductor step-father Hubert Proudman. Born on 10th January 1920 and married a Porter at a later date

  • Death:

  • 10 Sep 1998 (age 78)

  • Chippenham "Registration District", Wiltshire, England18,19

  • Probate:

  • 29 Apr 1999

  • Probate Registry, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England19

  •  

  • grant only, died 10th September 1998

Note on Wife: Edith Maud Unwin

June Bowtle advises that from information she received, due to poor health of George Henry after the war, Edith ran off with another man. She divorced George and married Hubert Proudman (b15th January 1884) in 1922 in Poplar London3,20

Sources

1.

Geoff Bowtle personal communication.

2.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). West Ham 1912 quarter:3 volume:4a page:847. Cit. Date: 25 June 2019.

3.

Geoff Bowtle personal communication. letter.

4.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Epping 1892 quarter:2 volume:4a page:365. Cit. Date: 18 January 2017.

5.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Epping 1931 quarter:2 volume:4a page:346. Cit. Date: 25 June 2019.

6.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:9778 class:RG78 piece:515 registration district:189 sub-district:1 enumeration district:15 schedule:248. Cit. Date: 25 June 2019.

7.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1639 folio:79 page:20. Cit. Date: 25 June 2019.

8.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1931 page:380. Cit. Date: 18 January 2017.

9.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Epping 1894 quarter:3 volume:4a page:345. Cit. Date: 25 June 2019.

10.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:9777 class:RG78 piece:515 registration district:189 sub-district:1 enumeration district:14 schedule:211. Cit. Date: 25 June 2019.

11.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1639 folio:62 page:46. Cit. Date: 25 June 2019.

12.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:0723G page:14 line:9 letter code:BCGW. Cit. Date: 4 December 2017.

13.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Waltham Forest 1966 quarter:3 volume:5e page:298. Cit. Date: 25 June 2019.

14.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). West Ham 1913 quarter:1 volume:4a page:653. Cit. Date: 9 May 2018.

15.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1155C page:2 line:42 letter code:CDVQ. Cit. Date: 9 May 2018.

16.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Ancestry only. Cit. Date: 9 May 2018.

17.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Holborn 1920 quarter:1 volume:1b page:1517. Cit. Date: 4 September 2017.

18.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Chippenham 1998 quarter:3 district:7881A register:A3 entry:137 date:0998. Cit. Date: 2 February 2021.

19.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). Oxford 1999 no:110261. Cit. Date: 2 February 2021.

20.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Popular 1922 quarter:2 volume:1c page:843. Cit. Date: 25 June 2019.