A police constable and sail maker and the child of Benjamin Cowell (a mariner) and Sarah Ewen (a needlewoman), John Cowell, the second cousin three-times-removed on the mother's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Ramsgate, Kent, England on 10 May 18621, was baptised there at Christ Church, Vale Square on 13 Jul 1862 and married Emma Mills (with whom he had 4 children: John Francis, Sydney James Henry, Lillian Eleanor and Bertie Charles) in Chatham, Kent, England on 9 May 18813.
During his life, he was living at 2 Rodney Street, Ramsgate on 2 Apr 18714; at 1 Brock Alley, Chatham on 3 Apr 1881; at 71 Victoria Road, Willesden, London, England on 5 Apr 18917; and at 28 Claremont Road, Kilburn, London on 31 Mar 19015 and on 2 Apr 19116.
He died c. Feb 1927 in Willesden2.
Residence record for 3 Apr 1881 contains no citation
George Cowell residence is same location probably should be recorded as the same address (' Rodney Street, Ramsgate, Kent, England'/' 2 Rodney Street, Ramsgate, Kent, England') in 1871
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