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
Alt. Name: John Bowtell4,5
Father: John Bowtle (1772?-1855)
Mother: Sarah Ann Betts (1774?-1858)
Occupation a journeyman then a master carpenter6,7,8,9
Birth 27 February 1799 Wethersfield, Essex, England3,6,7,8,9
Census 6 June 1841 (age 42) Wethersfield, Essex, England6,10
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, England7
head of the household aged 50 married, carpenter journeyman living with his wife and two children. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 7 April 1861 (age 62) Wethersfield, Essex, England8
head of the household aged 61 married, master carpenter employing 1 man living with his wife, three daughters and a grandson. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1862 (age 62-63) Wethersfield, Essex, England11,12
carpenter
Directory 1867 (age 67-68) Wethersfield, Essex, England13
a carpenter
Census 2 April 1871 (age 72) Wethersfield, Essex, England9,10
head of the household aged 72 married, carpenter living with his wife, two daughters, a grandson and a lodger. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1871 (age 71-72) Wethersfield, Essex, England14
a carpenter
Directory 1874 (age 74-75) Wethersfield, Essex, England15
a carpenter
Death November 1877 (approx.) (age 78) Wethersfield, Essex, England16,17
aged 78

Wife: Ruth Willis

Name: Ruth Willis2,18
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Ruth Bowtle1,2
Alt. Name: Ruth Bowtell4,5
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1801 Wethersfield, Essex, England6,7,8,9,10,18
Baptism 16 April 1802 (age 0-1) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England10,18
daughter of Thomas and Sarah Willis
Census 6 June 1841 (age 39-40) Wethersfield, Essex, England6,10
aged 40, living with her husband and four children. Born in Essex
Census 30 March 1851 (age 49-50) Bowtle's Yard, Wethersfield, Essex, England7
wife aged 49 married, living with her husband and two children. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 7 April 1861 (age 59-60) Wethersfield, Essex, England8
wife aged 60 married, living with her husband, three daughters and a grandson. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 2 April 1871 (age 69-70) Wethersfield, Essex, England9,10
wife aged 71 married, living with her husband, two daughters, a grandson and a lodger, Wethersfield Essex
Death November 1874 (approx.) (age 72-73)16,19
aged 74

Child 1: Caroline Bowtle

Name: Caroline Bowtle6
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Caroline Bowtell
Alt. Name: Caroline Bowtto20
Alt. Name: Caroline Frost1,20
Spouse: Alfred Frost (1831-1911)
Occupation straw plaiter21
Birth 19 July 1823 Wethersfield, Essex, England4,5,6,8
Baptism Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England4,5
daughter of John and Ruth Bowtell
Census 6 June 1841 (age 17) Wethersfield, Essex, England6,10
aged 15, living with her parents and three siblings. Born in Essex
Census 30 March 1851 (age 27) Redlands Farm, Shalford, Essex, England22
aged 25, House servant. Born in 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, England8
daughter aged 36 unmarried, living with parents, two sisters and a nephew. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 2 April 1871 (age 47) Wethersfield, Essex, England10
Wife aged 42, Straw Platter. Born in Wethersfield, living with her husband.
Census 3 April 1881 (age 57) Wethersfield, Essex, England23
Wife aged 55, Straw Plaiter. Born in Wethersfield.
Census 5 April 1891 (age 67) Two houses before Lion Hotel, Village, Wethersfield, Essex, England10
wife aged 69, Laundry Mangler. Born in Wethersfield, living with her husband.
Census 31 March 1901 (age 77) Dog Chase, Wethersfield, Essex, England24
wife aged 76. Born in Wethersfield, living with her husband.
Death February 1904 (age 80) Wethersfield, Essex, England10
aged 80
Burial 13 February 1904 St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England25

Child 2: Elizabeth Bowtle

Name: Elizabeth Bowtle4,5
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Elizabeth Bowtell4,5
Occupation house servant26
Birth 27 March 1825 Wethersfield, Essex, England4,5,26
Baptism 2 June 1825 (age 0) Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England4,5
daughter of John and Ruth Bowtell of Wethersfield
Census 6 June 1841 (age 16) Wethersfield, Essex, England10,26
aged 15, female servant living with William Hitching and Sarah Firmin. Born in Essex
Census 30 March 1851 (age 26) Hill House, Finchingfield, Essex, England22
aged 15, House servant. Born in Finchingfield, living with John J. & Eliza Hardy, Farmer & Boarding School Mistress.
Census 7 April 1861 (age 36) Broadfields, Rayne, Essex, England27
aged 35, House servant. Born in 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, England28
Servant unmarried, aged 43 General Domestic servant born in Wethersfield Essex living with Joseph Hardy.
Death June 1879 (approx.) (age 54)29
aged 51

Child 3: Sarah Bowtle

Name: Sarah Bowtle6
Sex: Female
Occupation a straw platter7,9
Birth 31 December 1827 Wethersfield, Essex, England4,5,6,7,8,9
Baptism 6 April 1828 (age 0) Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England4,5
daughter of John and Ruth Bowtle
Census 6 June 1841 (age 13) Wethersfield, Essex, England6,10
aged 10, living with her parents and three siblings. Born in Essex
Census 30 March 1851 (age 23) Bowtle's Yard, Wethersfield, Essex, England7
daughter aged 22 unmarried, straw worker living with parents and a sister. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 7 April 1861 (age 33) Wethersfield, Essex, England8
daughter aged 30 unmarried, living with parents, two sisters and a nephew. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 2 April 1871 (age 43) Wethersfield, Essex, England9,10
daughter aged 40 unmarried, straw platter living with parents, a sister, a nephew and a lodger. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Death August 1873 (approx.) (age 45)30
aged 44

Child 4: John Bowtle

Name: John Bowtle4,5,6
Sex: Male
Alt. Name: John Boutle4,5
Spouse 1: Harriet Harrington (1835?-1864)
Spouse 2: Esther Butcher (1832?-1902)
Occupation carpenter then a baker31,32,33
Birth 21 May 1832 Wethersfield, Essex, England4,5,6,31,33
Baptism 14 October 1832 (age 0) Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England4,5
son of Ruth and John Bowtle
Census 6 June 1841 (age 9) Wethersfield, Essex, England6,10
aged 5, living with his parents and three siblings. Born in Essex
Census 30 March 1851 (age 18) Silver Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England31
nephew aged 18 unmarried, carpenter journeyman, living with aunt Rebecca Whiteand a cousin. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 7 April 1861 (age 28) Chapel House, Wethersfield, Essex, England34
head of the household aged 29, Carpenter/Journeyman, borm Wethersfield.
Directory 1878 (age 45-46) 75 Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England32
a baker
Census 3 April 1881 (age 48) 73 Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England35
head of the household aged 47, Carpenter. Born in Wethersfield.
Census 5 April 1891 (age 58) Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England33
married head of the household working as a baker and living with his wife Esther. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1895 (age 62-63) 75 Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England36
a baker
Death 12 April 1897 (age 64) Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, England37,38
Probate 29 May 1897 Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England10,38
a baker of Coggeshall Road Braintree Essex died 12th April 1897, probate of effects of £490 6s 10d (~£38,900 in 2017) to Esther Bowtle widow

Child 5: Mary Bowtle

Name: Mary Bowtle4,6,39
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Mary Borotte
Occupation a straw worker then a shopkeeper7
Birth 26 April 1835 Wethersfield, Essex, England4,6,7,8,9,39
Baptism 27 January 1836 (age 0) Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England4,39
daughter of John and Ruth Bowtle
Census 6 June 1841 (age 6) Wethersfield, Essex, England6,10
aged 5, living with her parents and three siblings. Born in Essex
Census 30 March 1851 (age 15) Bowtle's Yard, Wethersfield, Essex, England7
daughter aged 15 unmarried, straw worker living with parents and a sister. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 7 April 1861 (age 25) Wethersfield, Essex, England8
daughter aged 25 unmarried, living with parents, two sisters and nephew. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 2 April 1871 (age 35) Wethersfield, Essex, England9,10
daughter aged 34 unmarried, straw platter living with parents, a sister, a nephew and a lodger. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 3 April 1881 (age 45) Wethersfield, Essex, England40
head of the household aged 44, unmarried, Shopkeeper,born in Wethersfield.
Census 5 April 1891 (age 55) Two houses before Lion Hotel, Village, Wethersfield, Essex, England10
aged 55, s/law, unmarried. Born in Wethersfield, living with Alfred Frost # 181.
Census 31 March 1901 (age 65) Dog Chase, Wethersfield, Essex, England24
Sister-in-law, aged 66. Born in Wethersfield, living with Alfred & Caroline Frost.
Death December 1910 (approx.) (age 75)41
aged 74

Child 6: Ann Bowtle

Name: Ann Bowtle42
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Bowtell Bowtell
Birth 1838 Wethersfield, Essex, England25
Baptism 1838 (age 0) Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England25
Death August 1840 (age 1-2)42
Burial 22 August 1840 St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England42
aged 2 years 8 months

Child 7: Henry William Bowtle

Name: Henry William Bowtle43
Sex: Male
Birth 21 September 1844 Wethersfield, Essex, England25,43
Baptism 25 May 1845 (age 0) Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England25
Death October 1847 (age 3) Wethersfield, Essex, England44
Burial 13 October 1847 St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England45,46
aged 2½

Note on Wife: Ruth Willis

parents Thomas and Sarah Willis

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