The Bourchier and Bowker Pages

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

Colonel James Henry Bowker, J.P., F.L.S., F.Z.S., F.R.G.S., F.S.S

Colonel James Henry Bowker, J.P., F.L.S., F.Z.S., F.R.G.S., F.S.S

Male 1822 - 1900  (~ 78 years)

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  • Name James Henry Bowker 
    Title Colonel 
    Suffix 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 
    Gender Male 
    Title Colonel 
    Died 22 Oct 1900  Escombe, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On His Estate, Escombe, Queensburgh, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
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      SOURCE MOOC
      TYPE LEER
      VOLUME_NO 6/9/464
      SYSTEM 01
      REFERENCE 4467
      PART 1
      DESCRIPTION BOWKER, JAMES HENRY. DEATH NOTICE.
      STARTING 19020000
      ENDING 19020000
    Buried Escombe, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1015  Bourchiers
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2015 

    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  [1, 2, 3
    Family ID F253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • 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).