The Bower & Collier Family History

Research by Colin Bower

Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates Held

Bower Family

Notes:

1. The asterisk * denotes one of our direct ancestors
2. The symbol # denotes unrelated certificate, it appears!

#Full name: Richard Blake (of: Watkins Terrace)
Occupation: Gentleman (Age: Full)
Father: Henry Blake, Merchant
Married at: St George, Hanover Square (Date: 25/10/1837)
Spouse: Charlotte Bower (of: Watkins Terrace)
Occupation: (Age: Full)
Father: Thomas Wolsencroft Bower, Gentleman
Relevant Witnesses: Thomas Wolsencroft Bower, Eleanor Bower

#Full name: George Bower (of: 17 Lambs Conduit Passage )
Occupation: Smith (Age: Full)
Father: George Bower, Veterinary Surgeon
Married at: St George, Bloomsbury (Date: 14/4/1838)
Spouse: Charlotte Edgerton (of: 17 Lambs Conduit Passage)
Occupation: (Age: Full)
Father: John Edgerton, Sawyer
Relevant Witnesses:

Full Name: *Benjamin James Pitts (should have been James Benjamin Pitts
of: 4 Queens Court, High Holborn (Age: 40)

Occupation: Coach Smith
Died at: 4 Queens Court, High Holborn (Date: 8/1/1839)
Cause: Consumption
Informant: Kezia Pitts (of: )

#Full name: John Bower (of: George Street)
Occupation: Blacksmith (Age: Full)
Father: Robert Bower, Bricklayer
Married at: St Margaret, Westminster (Date: 19/5/1839)
Spouse: Hannah Wallis (of: George Street)
Occupation: (Age: Full)
Father: John Wallis, Baker
Relevant Witnesses:

#Full name: John Bower (of: 17 Cannon Street)
Occupation: Eating Housekeeper(?) (Age: Full)
Father: William Bower, Eating Housekeeper
Married at: St Mary's Chapel, Moorfield, City of London(Date )
Spouse: Charlotte Allington (of: 31 Cleveland Street, Fitzroy Square)
Occupation: (Age: Full)
Father: Thomas Allington, Farmer
Relevant Witnesses: Susanna Bower

#Full name: George Bower
Born at: 1 Belmont Row, Wandsworth Road (Date: 16/4/1841)
Father: Charles Bower (Occupation: Upholsterer)
Mother: Sarah Bower (Maiden Name: Clark)

#Full name: Edward Cox Fowler (of: Bedfordbury)
Occupation: Tailor (Age: Full)
Father: Edward Fowler, Office Clerk
Married at: St James, Westminster (Date: 3/5/1841)
Spouse: Lucy Bower (of: Bedfordbury)
Occupation: (Age: Full)
Father: John Bower, Officer in Dockyard
Relevant Witnesses:

#Full name: William Bower, Widower (of: Bird Street)
Occupation: Harness Plater (Age: Full)
Father: Joseph Bower (Decd), Chaser
Married at: St Mary, Lambeth (Date: 13/6/1841)
Spouse: Sarah Fairmaner, Widow (of: Bird Street)
Occupation: (Age: Full)
Father: Thomas Betsworth (Decd), Labourer
Relevant Witnesses:

#Full name: George Bower
Born at: 5 Gate Street, St Giles in the Fields (Date: 20/2/1842 )
Father: George Bower (Occupation: Smith)
Mother: Charlotte Bower (Maiden Name: Egerton)

Full name: Benjamin Bates Bower* (of: Knightsbridge)
Occupation: Tailor (Age: Full)
Father: Christopher Bower*, Tailor
Married at: St George, Hanover Square (Date: 24/11/1842)
Spouse: Mary Pitts* (of: Knightsbridge)
Occupation: (Age: Full)
Father: James Benjamin Pitts*, Smith
Relevant Witnesses:

#Full name: Alfred Bower (of: Toxteth in the County of Lancaster)
Occupation: Broker (Age: Full)
Father: William Bower, Broker
Married at: St George, Bloomsbury (Date: 24/8/1843)
Spouse: Mary Elizabeth Lance (of: 36 Hart Street)
Occupation: (Age: Minor)
Father: George Lance, Artist
Relevant Witnesses:

Full name: Elizabeth Bower
Born at: Parsons Green (Date: 10/7/1845)
Father: Benjamin Bates Bower (Occupation: Tailor)
Mother: Mary Bower (Maiden Name:Pitts)

Full name: Alfred Bower (of: Parsons Green, Fulham)
Occupation: Baker (Age: Full)
Father: Christopher Bower*, Publican
Married at: St James, Garlickhythe (Date: 7/6/1849)
Spouse: Amelia Light (of: Parsons Green, Fulham)
Occupation: (Age: Full)
Father: John Light, Carman
Relevant Witnesses: Benjamin Bower, Jane Light

#Full name: Benjamin Bower (of: St Botolph, Billingsgate )
Occupation: Orange Merchant (Age: Full)
Father: Benjamin Bower, Orange Merchant
Married at: St Katherine Coleman, City of London (Date: July 1850 )
Spouse: Eliza Jane Freeman (of: St Katherine)
Occupation: (Age: Full)
Father: Arthur Freeman, Wine Merchant
Relevant Witnesses: A. Freeman, Lucy Bower, Benjn Bower, Hannah Bower, H Bower

Full name: Alfred Christopher Bower
Born at: Parsons Green, Fulham (Date: 13/12/1850)
Father: Alfred Bower (Occupation: Baker)
Mother: Amelia Bower (Maiden Name: Light)

#Full Name: Benjamin Bower of: Swains Lane, Highgate (Age: 7 months)
Occupation:
Died at: Swains Lane, Highgate (Date: 28/1/1851)
Cause: Convulsions, Denlition (?)
Informant: Sarah Bower (of: )

Full Name: Christopher Bower* of: George Inn, Walham Green, Fulham (Age: 56)
Occupation: Licensed Victualler
Died at: George Inn, Walham Green, Fulham (Date: 6/5/1851)
Cause: Confirmed Dropsy
Informant: Charles F Pollard (of: )

#Full name: Benjamin Bower (of: Gloucester Terrace )
Occupation: Saddler (Age: Full)
Father: John Bower, Independent
Married at: St Luke, Chelsea (Date: 28/11/1852)
Spouse: Susan Roseblade (of: Gloucester Terrace)
Occupation: (Age: Full)
Father: Thomas Roseblade, Farmer
Relevant Witnesses:

#Full Name: Elizabeth Bower (Age: 6 months)
Occupation:
Died at: The Guards Stores, 4 Princes Street, Westminster (Date: 29.1.1861)
Cause: Hydrocephalus 14 days
Informant: ?S S Bower (of: The Guards Stores, 4 Princes Street, Westminster)

Full Name: George Christopher Bower*(of: 42 Vincent Street )
Father: Benjamin Bower, Photographer
Occupation: Baker (Age: 21) Married at: Register Office, Mile End Old Town (Date: 30/8/1864 )
Spouse: Martha Hannah Jones*(of: 42 Vincent Street )
Occupation: (Age:20)
Father: John Jones, Laborer
Relevant Witnesses: John Jones

 

Full name: George John Bower
Born at: 98 New Street, Mile End (Date: 14/6/1865)
Father: George Christopher Bower* (Occupation: Journeyman Baker )
Mother: Martha Bower* (Maiden Name: Jones)

#Full name: William Bower
Born at: 4 Alma Place, Battersea (Date: 13/11/1867)
Father: (Occupation: )
Mother: Lizzie Bower (Maiden Name: )

Full name: Louisa Bower
Born at: 6 Edinboro Road, Mile End (Date: 19.7.1869 )
Father: George Christopher Bower* (Occupation: Baker )
Mother: Martha Bower (Maiden Name: Jones )

Full name: Alfred Bower
Born at: 6 Edinboro Road, Mile End (Date:21/9/1871)
Father: George Christopher Bower* (Occupation: Laborer)
Mother: Martha Bower* (Maiden Name: Jones )

Full name: John Bower
Born at: 6 Edinboro Road, Mile End (Date: 31.10.1873)
Father: George Christopher Bower* (Occupation: Labourer )
Mother: Martha Bower (Maiden Name: Jones )

Full Name: Benjamin Bower* of: 8 Raven Row, Whitechapel (Age: 56)
Occupation: Tailor
Died at: 8 Raven Row, Whitechapel (Date: 2/3/1876)
Cause: Cirrhosis of Liver, Ascites
Informant: George Bower, Son (of: )

Full name: Charles Bower
Born at: 6 Edinboro Road, Mile End (Date: 6/12/1876)
Father: George Christopher Bower* (Occupation: Labourer)
Mother: Martha Hannah Bower (Maiden Name: Jones)

Full Name: George Bower* of: 6 Edinboro Road, Mile End (Age: 35 )
Occupation: Labourer
Died at: 6 Edinboro Road, Mile End (Date: 15/3/1877)
Cause: Bronchitis, Emphysema, Dropsy
Informant: Martha Bower*, Widow (of: )

Full Name: Frederick Hennenn (of: 22 Charles Street )
Occupation: Carman (Age: 23)
Married at: St Thomas Church, Stepney (Date: 1/2/1880 )
Spouse: Martha Hannah Bower*, Widow (of: 23 Charles Street )
Occupation: (Age: 33)
Father: John Jones, Foreman in Docks
Relevant Witnesses: Selina Hennenn

 

Full name: Alfred Pearce (of: 3 Hill Place St, Poplar)
Occupation: Carman (Age:22 )
Father: Edward Pearce, Bookbinder
Married at: St Paul, Bow Common (Date: 21.5.1882)
Spouse: Alice Elizabeth Bower (of: 9 Bloomfied St, Poplar)
Occupation: (Age:21 ) Father: *George Bower, Pastry Cook
Relevant Witnesses: Thomas & Jane Marples

Full Name: Martha Hannah Hennenn (late Bower)* of: 19 Eastfield Street, Limehouse (Age: 40)
Occupation: Wife of Frederic Hennenn
Died at: 19 Eastfield Street, Limehouse (Date: 15/5/1889)
Cause: Bronchitis, Apoplexy
Informant: A Blake, daughter (of: 24 Eastfield, Limehouse)

Full name: Arthur Walker (of: 153 Bow Common Lane)
Occupation: Bottler Mineral Water (Age: 22)
Father: Thomas Walker, Engineer
Married at: St Paul, Bow Common (Date: 22.4.1894)
Spouse: Louisa Bower (of: 153 Bow Common Lane)
Occupation: (Age:22 ) Father: *George Bower, Pastry Cook
Relevant Witnesses: George Blake, Margret Samson

Full name: Alfred Bower (of: 158 Church Passage)
Occupation: Carman (Age: 24 )
Father: George Bower (Decd) , Pastry Cook
Married at: St Thomas Church, Stepney (Date: 5.4.1896)
Spouse: Emma Forrow (of: 158 Church Passage)
Occupation: (Age: 20) Father: Thomas Forrow, Porter
Relevant Witnesses: Thomas Forrow, L Walker

Full name: William Bower* (of:28 Longfellow Road, Stepney )
Occupation: Wireman (Age: 26)
Father: George Bower (Deceased)*, Clerk
Married at: Trinity Church, Stepney (Date: 6/6/1897)
Spouse: Charlotte Hayes* (of: 29 Longfellow Road, Stepney)
Occupation: Brushmaker (Age: 21) Father: Henry Hayes (Deceased)*
Relevant Witnesses:

Full name: William Bower
Born at: 13 Ashcroft Road, Mile End (Date: 13/2/1898)
Father: William Bower* (Occupation: Telephone Company Labourer )
Mother: Charlotte Bower* (Maiden Name: Hayes)

Full Name: George John Bower (Age: 34)
Occupation: Contractors Carman, 175 Turners road, Mile End
Died at: Mile End Infirmary (Date: 15.3.1899)
Cause: Chronic Bronchitis, Dilated Heart
Informant: Alice Blake, Sister (of: 175 Turners Road, Mile End)

Full name: Charlotte Bower
Born at: 39 Lowell Street, Limehouse (Date: 10/7/1900)
Father: William Bower* (Occupation: Laborer to National Telephone Company)
Mother: Charlotte Bower* (Maiden Name: Hayes)

Full name: Charles Bower (of: 82 Eastfield St )
Occupation: Labourer (Age: 27)
Father: George Bower, Deceased
Married at: St Johns, Limehouse (Date: 31.7.1910)
Spouse: Sarah Esther Batchelor (of: 89 Estfield St)
Occupation: (Age: 26) Father: James Batchelor, Deceased
Relevant Witnesses: John Forrow, Maud Prodence Onions

Full name: Frederick Bower
Born at: 139 Rhodeswell Road, Limehouse (Date: 12/9/1910)
Father: William Bower (Occupation: Laborer to National Telephone Company)
Mother: Charlotte Bower (Maiden Name: Hayes)

Full Name: Frederick Bower* (of: 55 Dixon Street, Stepney )
Occupation: Electrician (Age: 25)
Married at: The Edinburgh Castle, Rhodeswell Road, Mile End Old Town(Date: 11/7/1936 )
Father: William Bower*, Postal Service (Retired) Spouse: Doris Ivy Brecht* (of: 78 Clemence Street, Stepney)
Occupation: (Age: 24 )
Father: Arthur Brecht*, Carpenter Relevant Witnesses: John Reginald Bower, Ellen G. E. Brecht

Full name: Donald Russell Bower
Born at: 8 Ernest Grove, Beckenham (Date: 13/2/1938)
Father: Frederick Bower* (Occupation: Electrician)
Mother: Doris Ivy Bower (Maiden Name: Brecht)

Full name: Colin Malcolm Bower
Born at: Stone Park, Beckenham (Date: 12/1/1944)
Father: Frederick Bower* (Occupation: Electrician)
Mother: Doris Ivy Bower (Maiden Name: Brecht)

Full Name: William Bower* of: 154 Streatfield Road, Kenton, Harrow (Age: 82)
Occupation: Telephone Repairer (Post Office/retired)
Died at: 154 Streatfield Road, Kenton, Harrow (Date: 2/12/1948)
Cause: Broncho Pneumonia, Old Age
Informant: C. Bower, Widow (of: 154 Streatfield, Kenton, Harrow )

Full name: Colin Malcolm Bower (of: 8 Ernest Grove, Beckenham )
Occupation: Bank Clerk (Age: 22)
Father: Frederick Bower, Electrician
Married at: St John the Baptist, Clay Hill (Date: 15/10/1966)
Spouse: Christine Elizabeth Collier (of: 401 Catrehatch Lane)
Occupation: Bank Clerk (Age: 20)
Father: Leonard Stanley Collier*, Master Builder
Relevant Witnesses: L. S. Collier*, F Bower*

Full name: Helen Jane Bower
Born at: County Hospital, Herford (Date: 22/1/1969)
Father: Colin Malcolm Bower (Occupation: Bank Clerk of 20 Church Lane, Wormley)
Mother: Christine Elizabeth Bower (Maiden Name: Collier)

Full name: Stephen James Bower
Born at: 20 Church lane, Wormley, Herts (Date: 2/3/1971)
Father: Colin Malcolm Bower (Occupation: bank Clerk)
Mother: Christine Elizabeth Bower (Maiden Name: Collier)

Full Name: Doris Ivy Bower of: 6 Harts Way, Everton, Hants (DOB: 15/3/1912)
Occupation: Wife of Frederick Bower, Electrician (Retired)
Died at: Lymington Hospital (Date: 29/6/2003)
Cause: Bronchialpneumonia, Dementia
Informant: D R Bower (of: )

Full Name: Frederick Bower of: 6 Harts Way, Everton, Lymington, Hampshire (Age:95)
Occupation: Retired Electrical Engineer
Died at: General Hospital, Southampton (Date: 10.9.2006)
Cause: Urinary Sepsis. General frailty
Informant: Colin Bower (of: )

Colin Bower
31 December 2007

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