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Miles Brabbin Bowker

Miles Brabbin Bowker

Male 1805 - 1864  (59 years)

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  • Name Miles Brabbin Bowker 
    Born 27 Jan 1805  Mitford, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 15 Jan 1807  Mitford Church, Mitford, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Baptism 4 Oct 1813  Parish Church of Saint Mary, Almer, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Parish of Almer
      BAPTISMS 1731 - 1879
      These records have been transcribed from the Bishop's Transcripts.
    1820 Settler 7 Jan 1820  Portsmouth, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Bowker's Party on the Weymouth 
    Died 28 Jul 1864  'Thorn Kloof farm', Fish River, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DEPOT KAB
      SOURCE MOOC
      TYPE LEER
      VOLUME_NO 6/9/108
      SYSTEM 01
      REFERENCE 1289
      PART 1
      DESCRIPTION BOWKER, MILES BRABBIN. DEATH NOTICE.
      STARTING 1864
      ENDING 1864
      REMARKS 1289 1/2.

      MOOC 619/108 R1289.1
      Name of Deceased: Miles Brabbin BOWKER
      Place of Birth: Northumberland, England
      Names of Parents: Miles BOWKER & Anna Maria BOWKER
      Age of Deceased: 57 years
      Condition in Life: Farmer
      Name of Surviving Spouse: Barbara Petronella OOSTHUIZEN
      Date of Death: 28 July 1864
      Names of Children: No Children
      Farmed at 'Chase's Grant'
      Signed by W.M. BOWKER, Brother who farmed at 'Doornkloof'.
    Person ID I1008  Bourchiers
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2020 

    Father (8) Miles Bowker,   b. Abt 1758, Deckhams Hall, Gateshead, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1839, Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Anna Maria Mitford,   b. 1782, Mitford Manor, Mitford, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1868, 'Kruisfontein', Alexandria, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 8 Mar 1800  Morpeth, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Family ID F253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara Petronella Oosthuisen,   b. 6 Nov 1809, Cradock, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1895, 'Thorn Kloof farm', Fish River, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1827  Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S226] Baptism Records - 1813, Parish of Almer, Dorset.

    2. [S503] "1820 Settler Women", Shuttleworth, Stanley G.

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

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