The Bourchier and Bowker Pages

Discovering the ancestry of the South African Bowkers, and the English Bourchiers

Family: (8) Miles Bowker / Anna Maria Mitford (F253)

m. 8 Mar 1800


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  • (8) Miles BowkerFather | Male
    (8) Miles Bowker

    Born  Abt 1758  Deckhams Hall, Gateshead, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Mar 1839  Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  27 Mar 1839  Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  8 Mar 1800  [1, 2, 3]  Morpeth, Northumberland, England  [1, 2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Thomas Bowker, of Deckham Hall, Gateshead | F254 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Dorothy Falconer Monkhouse | F254 Group Sheet 

    Anna Maria MitfordMother | Female
    Anna Maria Mitford

    Born  1782  Mitford Manor, Mitford, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Jul 1868  'Kruisfontein', Alexandria, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  1868  Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John Mitford | F255 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Dorothy Young | F255 Group Sheet 

    John Mitford BowkerChild 1 | Male
    + John Mitford Bowker

    Born  13 Apr 1801  Mitford Hall, Mitford, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Apr 1847  'Oakwell', Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Mary Anne Standen | F468 
    Married  26 Apr 1837  Grahamstown Church (St George's - Anglican), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location

    William Monkhouse BowkerChild 2 | Male
    William Monkhouse Bowker

    Born  10 Mar 1803  Mitford Hall, Mitford, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Feb 1876  Thorn Kloof, Albany, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Thorn Kloof, Albany, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Hester Susannah Oosthuisen | F469 
    Married  9 Sep 1836  United Church of England and Ireland, Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Miles Brabbin BowkerChild 3 | Male
    Miles Brabbin Bowker

    Born  27 Jan 1805  Mitford, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Jul 1864  'Thorn Kloof farm', Fish River, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Barbara Petronella Oosthuisen | F470 
    Married  7 Oct 1827  Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Thomas Holden BowkerChild 4 | Male
    Thomas Holden Bowker

    Born  24 Feb 1807  Mitford Hall, Mitford, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Oct 1885  Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Julia Eliza McGowan | F471 
    Married  18 Oct 1854  Mowbray, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Bertram Egerton BowkerChild 5 | Male
    Bertram Egerton Bowker

    Born  24 Nov 1808  Morpeth, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Dec 1904  Santa Clara, Parktown, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Anne Maria Simpson | F472 
    Married  30 Aug 1838  Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Robert Mitford BowkerChild 6 | Male
    + Robert Mitford Bowker

    Born  30 Aug 1810  Newcastle-On-Tyne, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Sep 1892  'Glen Avon', Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Craigie Burn farm, Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sarah Elizabeth Hart | F465 
    Married  19 Dec 1838  'Glen Avon', Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Septimus Bourchier BowkerChild 7 | Male
    Septimus Bourchier Bowker

    Born  10 Aug 1812  Almer, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Aug 1895  'Alstonfields', Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    'Alstonfields', Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Frances Martha Forward | F473 
    Married  1853   

    Octavius Bourchier BowkerChild 8 | Male
    Octavius Bourchier Bowker

    Born  27 May 1815  Almer, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Jul 1899  'Champagne', Zastron, Orange Free State, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Mary Anne Stubbs | F474 
    Married  25 Jan 1844  Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Mary Elizabeth BowkerChild 9 | Female
    Mary Elizabeth Bowker

    Born  5 Jan 1818  'Manor Farm', South Newton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  4 Sep 1899  Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Commercial Road Cemetery, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Frederick William Barber | F475 
    Married  19 Dec 1842  Church Of St George, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Anna Maria BowkerChild 10 | Female
    Anna Maria Bowker

    Born  26 Apr 1820  Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Apr 1895  Albany Road, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Grahamstown Cemetery (Old), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  John Frederick Korsten Atherstone | F476 
    Married  6 Sep 1842  Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location

    James Henry Bowker, J.P., F.L.S., F.Z.S., F.R.G.S., F.S.SChild 11 | Male
    James Henry Bowker, J.P., F.L.S., F.Z.S., F.R.G.S., F.S.S

    Born  Aug 1822  'Oliveburn', Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Oct 1900  Escombe, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Escombe, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Sources 
    1. [S503] "1820 Settler Women", Shuttleworth, Stanley G.

    2. [S369] Register 29/3/1822 -1860, Grahamstown Methodist - Commemoration Chapel, (CORY MS 15 899/1).

    3. [S18] "Some Frontier Families", Ivan Mitford-Barberton & Violet White, (1968, Human & Rousseau Publishers, Cape Town, South Africa).