See also

Family of Robert Bowtle and Anne Pettit

Husband: Robert Bowtle

  • Name:

  • Robert Bowtle3

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • bricklayer3

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • No trace of a baptism can be found, so no idea of who his parents were

  • Birth:

  • 1739 (app)4

  •  

  • Death:

  • Oct 1812 (age 72-73)

  • Finchingfield, Essex, England1,4

  • Burial:

  • 12 Oct 1812

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England1,4

  •  

  • aged 73 as Robert Bowtell

Wife: Anne Pettit

  • Name:

  • Anne Pettit2

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • John Pettit (1703-1760)

  • Mother:

  • Elizabeth Merrington (1710?-1745)

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • The Anne Pettit baptised in 1740 in Toppesfield is the only one found that fits, Toppesfield is not far from Finchingfield

  • Birth:

  • 1740 (app)5

  •  

  • Baptism:

  • 29 Jun 1740 (age 0)

  • St. Margaret of Antioch, Toppesfield, Essex, England5

  •  

  • daughter of John

  • Death:

  • Dec 1826 (age 85-86)

  • Finchingfield, Essex, England1,6

  • Burial:

  • 5 Dec 1826

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England1,6

  •  

  • aged 85 of Finchingfield

Child 1: William Bowtle

  • Name:

  • William Bowtle7

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Mary Smith (1770?- )

  • Birth:

  • 1766 (app)

  • Finchingfield, Essex, England1,7

  • Baptism:

  • 12 Oct 1766 (age 0)

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England1,7

  •  

  • son of Robert and Anne Bowtell

  • Witness:

  • 25 Feb 1793 (age 26-27)

  • William Bowtle witnessed the marriage of John Bowtle and Sarah Ann Betts on Monday on 25 February 1793 in St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England

Child 2: Sarah Bowtle

  • Name:

  • Sarah Bowtle8

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • 1769 (app)

  • Finchingfield, Essex, England1,8

  • Baptism:

  • 13 Aug 1769 (age 0)

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England1,8

  •  

  • daughter of Robert and Anne Bowtell

  • Death:

  • Feb 1793 (age 23-24)9,10

  •  

  • Burial:

  • 18 Feb 1793

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England9,10,11

  •  

  • no age given, no marriage found, so is it this Sarah?

Child 3: Robert Bowtle

  • Name:

  • Robert Bowtle12

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Sarah (1771?- )

  • Birth:

  • 1771 (app)

  • Finchingfield, Essex, England1,12

  • Baptism:

  • 17 Mar 1771 (age 0)

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England1,12

  •  

  • son of Robert and Anne Bowtle

Child 4: John Bowtle

  • Name:

  • John Bowtle13,14

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Sarah Ann Betts (1774?-1858)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • a master bricklayer13,15,16,17,18,19,20

  • Birth:

  • 1772 (app)

  • Finchingfield, Essex, England17,20,21

  • Baptism:

  • 28 Mar 1773 (age 0-1)

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England1,14

  •  

  • son of Robert and Ann Bowtle

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 68-69)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England11,17

  •  

  • aged 67, bricklayer living with his wife, a son, daughter-in-law and a granddaughter. Born in Essex

  • Directory:

  • 1848 (age 75-76)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England18

  •  

  • a bricklayer

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 78-79)

  • Meeting Yard, Wethersfield, Essex, England20

  •  

  • head of the household aged 79 married, master bricklayer employing 6 men living wth his wife. Born in Finchingfield Essex

  • Directory:

  • 1851 (age 78-79)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England19

  •  

  • a bricklayer

  • Death:

  • 29 Jan 1855 (age 83)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England21,22,23,24

  •  

  • bricklayer (note 29th January 1853 on Essex FHS MI)

  • Burial:

  • 3 Feb 1855

  • Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England21,23

  •  

  • aged 83 buried with his wife Sarah

Child 5: Richard Bowtle

  • Name:

  • Richard Bowtle25

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Susannah Thorn (1776?- )

  • Birth:

  • 1777 (app)

  • Finchingfield, Essex, England1,25

  • Baptism:

  • 22 Jun 1777 (age 0)

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England1,25

  •  

  • son of Robert and Ann Bowtle

  • Death:

  • Jul 1805 (age 27-28)26

  •  

  • Burial:

  • 4 Jul 1805

  • St. Mary, Stratford Bow, London, England26

  •  

  • of small pox aged 28

Child 6: Elizabeth Bowtle

  • Name:

  • Elizabeth Bowtle27

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • 1781 (app)

  • Finchingfield, Essex, England1,27

  • Baptism:

  • 13 May 1781 (age 0)

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England1,27

  •  

  • daughter of Robert and Ann Bowtle

  • Death:

  • Aug 1782 (age 0-1)

  • Finchingfield, Essex, England1,10,28

  • Burial:

  • 25 Aug 1782

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England1,10,28

  •  

  • an infant

Child 7: James Bowtle

  • Name:

  • James Bowtle29

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Frances Claydon (1781?-1849)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • a bricklayer and shopkeeper30,31,32,33

  • Birth:

  • Aug 1783 (app)

  • Finchingfield, Essex, England1,29,30,31

  • Baptism:

  • 12 Oct 1783 (age 0)

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England1,29

  •  

  • son of Robert and Ann Bowtle

  • Directory:

  • 1839 (age 55-56)

  • Finchingfield, Essex, England33

  •  

  • a shopkeeper/dealer in groceries and sundries

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 57)

  • Village, Finchingfield, Essex, England30

  •  

  • aged 58, bricklayer living with his wife. Born in Essex

  • Directory:

  • 1848 (age 64-65)

  • Finchingfield, Essex, England32

  •  

  • bricklayer and shopkeeper (unless a different James Bowtle)

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 67)

  • Village, Finchingfield, Essex, England11,31

  •  

  • head of the household aged 67 widower, bricklayer living with sister Ann Cook aged 70. Born in Finchingfield Essex

  • Census:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • not sure who sister Ann Cook is as given in 1851 census

  • Death:

  • Dec 1856 (age 73)

  • Essex, England1,10,34,35

  • Burial:

  • 3 Dec 1856

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England1,10,35

  •  

  • aged 73 of Finchingfield

Sources

1.

Geoff Bowtle personal communication. Cit. Date: July 1998.

2.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist marriages 1754-1792 ref:D/P 14/1/4 image:20.

3.

Ibid. Finchingfield St. John the Baptist marriages 1754-1792 ref:D/P 14/1/4 image:16.

4.

Ibid. Finchingfield St. John the Baptist baptism & burials 1783-1812 ref:D/P 14/1/3 image:59.

5.

Ibid. Toppesfield St. Margaret of Antioch transcript of baptisms, marriages and burials 1559-1812 ref:T/R 143/1 image:50.

6.

Ibid. Finchingfield St. John the Baptist burials 1813-1854 ref:D/P 14/1/8 image:36.

7.

Ibid. Finchingfield St. John the Baptist baptism, marriages & burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:65.

8.

Ibid. Finchingfield St. John the Baptist baptism, marriages & burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:67.

9.

Ibid. Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms and Burials 1783-1812 ref:D/P 14/1/3 image:48.

10.

The Federation of Family History Societies, National Burial Index for England & Wales v.3, (2010 own copy).

11.

Geoff Bowtle personal communication. letter.

12.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist baptism, marriages & burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:68.

13.

Marriage Certificate. son Richard own copy index:2a. Family Archive, Held by David and Sue Wilkinson.

14.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:71.

15.

Ancestry White's Directory of Essex 1848, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).

16.

Wethersfield, St, Mary Magdalene, Church Records. Marriage of Henry Bowtle and Sarah Ann Westwood 2 Nov 1837.

17.

Census 1841, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:333 book:19 folio:7 page:8.

18.

Ancestry UK City and County Directories 1766-1946, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). White's Directory 1848 page:721.

19.

Ibid. 1851 Post Office Directory page:160.

20.

Census 1851, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:1785 folio:137 page:5.

21.

Gravestone. at the United Reformed Church Wethersfield.

22.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1855 quarter:1 volume:4a page:245.

23.

Essex Family History Society - Memorial Inscriptions. North West Essex volume:2.

24.

FindMyPast Newspaper article, ( on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Essex Standard Friday 2nd February1855 page:3.

25.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:75.

26.

Ancestry London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). St. Mary Stratford Bow 1790-1812 page:125.

27.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:79.

28.

Ibid. Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:95.

29.

Ibid. Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms and Burials 1783-1812 ref:D/P 14/1/3 image:5.

30.

Census 1841, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:331 book:17 folio:10 page:14.

31.

Census 1851, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:1785 folio:61 page:2.

32.

Ancestry White's Directory of Essex 1848, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). page:687.

33.

Ancestry Pigot's Directory of Essex 1839, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). page:156.

34.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1856 quarter:4 volume:4a page:194.

35.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist burials 1854-1886 ref:D/P 14/1/9 image:9.