See also

Family of Richard White and Rebekah Bowtle

  • Husband:

  • Richard White (1810?-bef1851)

  • Wife:

  • Rebekah Bowtle (1810-1892)

  • Children:

  • Emma White (1830- )

  •  

  • Margaret White (1832- )

  •  

  • Richard White (1835- )

  • Marriage:

  • 17 Aug 1829

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England1,2

  •  

  • both single of this parish, by licence with parents consent, witnesses Daniel Leech and Charlotte White, the vicar was a Richard White, vicar of Shalford (1761-1835 grandfather?)

Husband: Richard White

  • Name:

  • Richard White2

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • a carpenter (assumed from wife's 1841 census entry)

  • Birth:

  • 1810 (est)

  • Essex, England

  • Census absence:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 30-31)

  •  

  • Death:

  • bef 1851 (age 40-41)

  •  

  •  

  • wife a widow in 1851 census, he seems an elusive chap

Wife: Rebekah Bowtle

  • Name:

  • Rebekah Bowtle3

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • John Bowtle (1772?-1855)

  • Mother:

  • Sarah Ann Betts (1774?-1858)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • a carpenter (probably running her husband's business) then a domestic servant4,5,6,7

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • Samuel White and Charlotte Philpot, née White were probbaly her late husband's siblings

  • Birth:

  • 8 Oct 1810

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England3,4,5,6,7,8

  •  

  • as Rebekah Bowtle in family bible

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 30)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England4

  •  

  • aged 30 as Rebecca White, carpenter living with a Martha White sister-in-law?) and three children. Born in Essex

  • Directory:

  • 1848 (age 37-38)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England

  •  

  • 1848 Directory - gives Rebecca's trade as Carpenter, Wethersfield.

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 40)

  • Silver Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England5

  •  

  • head of the household aged 41 widow as Rebecca White, carpenter employing 2 men living with a son and a nephew. Born in Wethersfield.

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 50)

  • Swan Inn, Felsted, Essex, England6

  •  

  • sister-in-law aged 51 widow, domestic servant living with brother-in-law William Philpot and family and brother-in-law Samuel White. Born in Wethersfield Essex

  • Census:

  • 25 Apr 1871 (age 60)

  • Strait Lane, Felsted, Essex, England7

  •  

  • servant aged 60 widow, domestic servant living with william Brown and family. Born in Weathersfield Essex

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 70)

  • London Road, Braintree, Essex, England8

  •  

  • mother aged 71 widow, living with daughter Emma White and a boarder. Born in Wethersfield Essex

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 80)

  • Felsted, Essex, England9

  •  

  • head of the household aged 81 widow, living with son Richard. Born in Wethersfield Essex

  • Death:

  • Q1 1892 (age 82)

  • Dunmow "Registration District", Essex, England10

Child 1: Emma White

  • Name:

  • Emma White11,12

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • dressmaker8

  • Birth:

  • 26 Dec 1830

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England8,11,13,14

  • Baptism:

  • 11 Jan 1831 (age 0)

  • Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England11,12,13

  •  

  • daughter of Richard and Rebecca White

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 10)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England4

  •  

  • aged 11 as Caroline White, living with mother, an aunt and two siblings. Born in Essex

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 30)

  • Great Bardfield, Essex, England15

  •  

  • aged 30, Boarder, Dressmaker. Born in Wethersfield, living with William Bowtle #238.

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 50)

  • London Road, Braintree, Essex, England8

  •  

  • head of the household aged 50 unmarried, dressmaker living with her mother and a boarder. Born in Wethersfield Essex

Child 2: Margaret White

  • Name:

  • Margaret White4,11,16

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • 5 Nov 1832

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England11,13,16

  • Baptism:

  • 14 Apr 1833 (age 0)

  • Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England11,13,16

  •  

  • daughter of Rich and Rebecca White

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 8)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England4

  •  

  • aged 8, living with mother, an aunt and two siblings. Born in Essex

Child 3: Richard White

  • Name:

  • Richard White4,17

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • farm bailiff9

  • Birth:

  • 10 May 1835

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England5,9,17

  • Baptism:

  • 8 Nov 1835 (age 0)

  • Independent Church, Felsted, Essex, England17

  •  

  • son of Rich and Rebecca White

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 6)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England4

  •  

  • aged 6, living with mother, an aunt and two siblings. Born in Essex

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 15)

  • Silver Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England5

  •  

  • son aged 15 unmarried, living with his mother and a cousin. Born in Wethersfield Essex

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 55)

  • Drapers Farm, Felsted, Essex, England9

  •  

  • son aged 55 unmarried, farm bailiff living with his mother. Born in Wethersfield Essex

Sources

1.

Colchester Record Office Parish Records. Colchester Record Office, Colchester, Essex, England.

2.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Wethersfield St. Mary the Virgin Marriages 1813-1837 ref:D/P 119/1/9 image:34.

3.

Geoff Bowtle personal communication. details from the family bible held by Ian Bowtle #773 via Andrew Douglas Bowtle #774.

4.

Census 1841, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:333 book:19 folio:6 page:6.

5.

Census 1851, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:1785 folio:136 page:2.

6.

Census 1861, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG09 piece:1116 folio:45 page:13.

7.

Census 1871, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG10 piece:1703 folio:56 page:32.

8.

Census 1881, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG11 piece:1811 folio:23 page:8.

9.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1427 folio:39 page:24.

10.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Dunmow 1892 quarter:1 volume:4a page:521.

11.

Chelmsford Record Office - Parish Records. Wethersfield Congregational Church Baptisms 1797-1837 ref:D/NC 31/1 reel:16. Chelmsford Record Office, Chelmsford

Essex.

12.

FindMyPast Non-Conformist Births and Baptisms, ( on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Wethersfield Independent.

13.

Geoff Bowtle personal communication. letter.

14.

FindMyPast Non-Conformist Births and Baptisms, ( on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Wetersfield Independent.

15.

Census 1861, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk).

16.

FindMyPast Non-Conformist Births and Baptisms, ( on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). England and Wales Non-Conformist Births and Baptisms Transcription ref:TNA class:RG04 piece:1768.

17.

Ibid. Felsted Independent.