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Septimus Bourchier Bowker

Septimus Bourchier Bowker[1, 2, 3]

Male 1812 - 1895  (82 years)

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  • Name Septimus Bourchier Bowker 
    Born 10 Aug 1812  Almer, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    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.
    Residence 1816  'Manor Farm', South Newton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1820 Settler 7 Jan 1820  Portsmouth, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Bowker's Party on the Weymouth 
    Name Septimus Bourchier Bowker 1820 
    Died 2 Aug 1895  'Alstonfields', Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • DEPOT KAB
      SOURCE MOOC
      TYPE LEER
      VOLUME_NO 6/9/340
      SYSTEM 01
      REFERENCE 1005
      PART 1
      DESCRIPTION BOWKER, SEPTINIUS B. DEATH NOTICE.
      STARTING 18950000
      ENDING 18950000

      DEATH NOTICE:
      MOOC 6/9/340 F1005
      Name of Deceased: Septimus Bourchier BOWKER
      Birthplace of Deceased: Northumberland, England
      Names of Parents of the Deceased: Father: Miles BOWKER
      Mother: Anna Maria BOWKER
      Age of the Deceased: 81 years 0 months 18 days
      Condition in Life: Farmer
      Married
      Name of Surviving Spouse: Frances Martha FORWARD
      Date of Death: 2 August 1895
      Place of Death: Bedford
      Names of children of the deceased and whether Major or Minor:
      John Bourchier BOWKER
      William Henry Egerton BOWKER
      Alice Jessie BOWKER
      Bertram Mitford BOWKER
      Francis Martha BOWKER married Maurice Walter GRADWELL
      Whether deceased has left any property, and of what kind: Movable & Immovable
      Signed: F.M. Bowker, Surviving Spouse
    Buried 'Alstonfields', Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1011  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  [6, 7, 8
    Family ID F253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Martha Forward,   b. 1 Nov 1831, Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1929, 'Woodlands', Southwell District, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 1853  [2
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2014 
    Family ID F473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S12] "The Settler Handbook", M D Nash, (Chameleon Press ISBM 0 620 10940 8), p 47, 11 Feb 2003.

    2. [S418] BOWKER 1820 GEDCOM, Tanner - Tremaine, Paul, (http://www.geocities.com/settlers1820).

    3. [S12] "The Settler Handbook", M D Nash, (Chameleon Press ISBM 0 620 10940 8).

    4. [S226] Baptism Records - 1813, Parish of Almer, Dorset.

    5. [S1584] Cape Civil Death Registers 1895-1972, (www.familysearch.org), 1895 Bedford image 43.

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

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

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