See also

Gertrude Edith Bowtle (1897-1969)

Individual Events and Attributes

  • Executive Summary:

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  • lived and worked as a store buyer in Bognor Regis until she contracted meningitis which left her completely deaf and at one time was also going blind. She moved to live with her sister Flora and the Ipswich Hospital saved her sight

  • Occupation:

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  • buyer of gowns and costumes4,5

  • Birth:

  • 26 Jul 1897

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England1,3,5,6,7,8

  • Baptism:

  • 24 Aug 1897 (age 0)

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

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  • daughter of Basil Bowtle (baker) and Helen Caroline of Wethersfield

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 3)

  • Silver Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England7

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  • a daughter living with her parents and three siblings. Born in Wethersfield Essex

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 13)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England3

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  • unmarried daughter attending school and living in eight rooms with her parents and six siblings. Born in Wethersfield Essex

  • Witness:

  • 5 Apr 1926 (age 28)

  • Gertrude Edith Bowtle witnessed the marriage of Herman Robert Wilkinson and Flora Bowtle on Monday on 5 April 1926 in St. Peter's Church, Prayors Hill, Sible Hedingham, Essex, England

  • Witness:

  • 2 Jan 1927 (age 29)

  • Gertrude Edith Bowtle witnessed the marriage of Herbert John Boon and Doris Bowtle on Sunday on 2 January 1927 in St. Andrew's Church, Thornhill Square, Barnsbury, Islington, London, England

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 42)

  • 25 High Street, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, England5

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  • an unmarried buyer of gowns and costumes being born on 26th July 1897 and living alone

  • Administrator:

  • 18 Feb 1950 (age 52)

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    Gertrude Edith Bowtle was appointed as administrator at the probate hearing of Bessie Helen Bowtle on Saturday on 18 February 1950 at the Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England

  • Death:

  • 25 Dec 1969 (age 72)

  • 16 Melville Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England4,6,8,10

  • Probate:

  • 19 Feb 1970

  • Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England10,11

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  • of 16 Melville Road Ipswich, effects of £1,130 (~£11,600 in 2005)

Sources

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England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1897 quarter:3 volume:4a page:720.

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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:55.

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Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:10392 class:RG78 piece:550 registration district:201 sub district:1 enum district:4 schedule:90.

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Harold Eric Wilkinson personal contribution.

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1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:2578G page:12 line:32 letter code:EMBS.

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Helen Caroline Oakley, Birthday Book of Helen Caroline Oakley dated 17th June 1886 Wethersfield. Family Archive, Held by David and Sue Wilkinson.

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Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1722 folio:48 page:7.

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England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Ipswich 1969 quarter:4 volume:4b page:2830.

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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:55.

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Ancestry England and Wales National Probate Calendar (Index to Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). 1970 page:469.

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UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1970 page:469. Cit. Date: 17 June 2017.