George Henry Cowell 1860 - c1942

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Biography

A foreman army ordnance depot and the child of Benjamin Cowell (a mariner) and Sarah Ewen (a needlewoman), George Cowell, the second cousin three-times-removed on the mother's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Ramsgate, Kent, England on 25 Aug 18601 and married Ellen Bockham (with whom he had 3 children: Alice Sarah, Ellen Martha and Elizabeth Mabel) at St. Mary's Church, Chatham, Kent, England on 8 Apr 18833.
During his life, he was living at Belle Vue Hill, Ramsgate on 7 Apr 1861[4]; at Rodney Street, Ramsgate on 2 Apr 1871[6]; at Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent on 5 Apr 1891[8]; at 1 Quarters, Fort Clarence, Rochester, Kent on 31 Mar 1901[7] and at 186 Castle Road, Chatham on 29 Sep 1939[5].

He died c. Aug 1942 in Chatham2. He served in the military on 12 Nov 1878 (Royal Navy).

Parents

  1. Benjamin was born in 1825
  2. Sarah was born on 1 Jan 1827

Children

  1. Alice Sarah was born on 1 Dec 1883
  2. Ellen Martha was born on 22 Dec 1885
  3. Elizabeth Mabel was born on 13 Apr 1890

Media

George Cowell - Naval Record

George Cowell - Naval Record

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc/1901/0005415326

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/b/1860/3/az/000224/028

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc/1871/0014299390

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/d/1942/3/az/000161/023

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/m/1883/2/az/000059/080

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=r_845074092

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=tna/r39/1691/1691e/006/28

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc/1861/0003537006

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=GBC/1911/RG14/03888/0445/1

Family Tree

Family Tree

Map

Citations

  1. England & Wales births 1837-2006 - Findmypast
  2. England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 - Findmypast
  3. England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 - Findmypast
  4. 1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 0 and the son of the head of the household)
  5. 1939 Register - Findmypast (was recorded at this address)
  6. 1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 10 and the son of the head of the household)
  7. 1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 40 and the head of the household)
  8. 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 30 and the head of the household)

To be done

Benjamin Cowell residence is same location probably should be recorded as the same address (' 2 Rodney Street, Ramsgate, Kent, England'/' Rodney Street, Ramsgate, Kent, England') in 1871

Census information missing between Census UK 1871 and Census UK 1891

Location for the event on 12 Nov 1878 is empty

Please send your comments and corrections to Nigel Horne
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