See also

Family of Leonard Bowtle and Joyce Bason

  • Husband:

  • Leonard Bowtle (1914-1996)

  • Wife:

  • Joyce Bason (1921-2014)

  • Marriage:

  • 17 Nov 1951

  • St. Paul, Burwood, New South Wales, Australia1,2

  •  

  • Len met Joyce Bason on board ship whilst travelling to Australia in 1950

  • Electoral Roll family:

  • 1954

  • 11 Cormiston Avenue, Concord, New South Wales, Australia3

  •  

  • Leonard being a carpenter and Joyce being a machinist

  • Address:

  • btw 1954 and 1958

  • 11 Cormiston Avenue, Lowe, New South Wales, Australia3

  • Address:

  • btw 1958 and 1980

  • 307 Clyde Street, Granville, New South Wales, Australia3

  • Address:

  • 1994

  • 8 Market Street, Manilla, New South Wales, Australia4

Husband: Leonard Bowtle

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Leonard Bowtle

  • Name:

  • Leonard Bowtle4,5

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • Basil Bowtle (1857-1921)

  • Mother:

  • Helen Caroline Oakley (1866-1949?)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • carpenter / joiner3,4,6

  • Birth:

  • 24 Mar 1914

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England5,6,7,8

  • Baptism:

  • 31 May 1914 (age 0)

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England9

  •  

  • son of Basil Bowtle (miller and baker) and Helen Caroline of Wethersfield

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 25)

  • 14 Alexandra Road, Sible Hedingham, Essex, England10

  •  

  • an unmarried carpenter and joiner and living with his mother Ellen, sister Bessie and brother Frank, Born on 24th March 1914

  • Military Service:

  • 1944 (app) (age 29-30)

  • -

  •  

  • served in the Army as a Despatch Rider during WW2. Harold Eric Wilkinson told us that he was a 'bit of lad'. When his unit was en-route he would go missing, only to reappear at the destination. Once, in Holland he was asked to take a message under cover of darkness. Early next morning he reappeared to the cry of "we never expected to see you again", "why?" "because you have been through the enemy lines twice", "I thought there were a lot of flashes and bangs".

  • Emigration:

  • 16 Jun 1950 (age 36)

  • from Southampton, Hampshire, England to Sydney, New South Wales, Australia11

  •  

  • on board the Moreton Bay of the Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line

  • Death:

  • 26 Mar 1996 (age 82)

  • Manilla, New South Wales, Australia1,8,12

  •  

  • newspaper notice, late of Manilla

  • Interred:

  • Apr 1996

  • Manilla General Cemetery, Manilla, New South Wales, Australia8

Wife: Joyce Bason

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Joyce Bason

  • Name:

  • Joyce Bason13

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • machinist3

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • 1998 - living 8, Market St., Manilla, NSW, 2346, Australia. 1998 - Telephone number - 02 6785 1668

  • Birth:

  • 3 Oct 1921

  • 68 Melbourne Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England1,13

  • Death:

  • 20 Jul 2014 (age 92)

  • Manilla Hospital, Manilla, New South Wales, Australia14,15

  •  

  • wife of Leonard, mother of Robyn, Gregory and Bronwyn

  • Cremation:

  • 25 Jul 2014

  • Alstyon Chapel, Lincoln Grove, Gunnedah Road, Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia15

Note on Wife: Joyce Bason

parents Thomas Bason and Dora Lilian Miles

Sources

1.

Geoff Bowtle personal communication.

2.

New South Wales Government Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages, ( on-line at www.nsw.gov.au).

3.

Ancestry Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).

4.

Harold Eric Wilkinson personal contribution.

5.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1914 quarter:2 volume:4a page:1638.

6.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1575B folio:013 page:4 letter code:DDKK. Cit. Date: 9 February 2017.

7.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Wethersfield St. Mary Magdalene Baptisms 1858-1981 ref:D/P 119/1/11 image:63.

8.

Australian Cemetaries Index, ( on-line at www.austcemindex.com).

9.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Wethersfield St. Mary Magdalene baptisms 1858-1981 ref:D/P 119/1/11 image:63.

10.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1575B page:13 line:4 letter code:DDKK. Cit. Date: 9 February 2017.

11.

Ancestry UK and Ireland Outward Passenger Lists 1890-1960, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).

12.

Ancestry Australia and New Zealand, Rootsweb Death Index, 1813-2003, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).

13.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Northampton 1921 quarter:4 volume:3b page:70.

14.

Ancestry US Obituary Collection 1930-2015, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).

15.

The Sydney Morning Herald, ( on-line at www.tributes.smh.com.au). 23rd July 2014.