Elizabeth Mabel Cowell 1890 - 1973

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Biography

A dressmaker and the youngest of 3 children of George Cowell (a foreman army ordnance depot) and Ellen Bockham, Elizabeth Cowell, the third cousin twice-removed on the mother's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Rochester, Kent, England on 13 Apr 18901,2,3,4 and and married Lewis Medcalf (a house decorator with whom she had 1 child, Mary H) in Medway, Kent, England c. May 19205.

During her life, she was living at Maidstone Road, Rochester on 5 Apr 1891[1]; at 1 Quarters, Fort Clarence, Rochester on 31 Mar 1901, less than a mile from her sister Ellen Cowell and mother Ellen Bockham who were living at Fort Clarence, Rochester, Kent, England[2]; at Fort Clarence, Rochester on 2 Apr 1911, less than a mile from her sister Alice Cowell who was living at 112 Cecil Road, Rochester, Kent, England; at 94 Rochester Avenue, Rochester on 29 Sep 1939[3]; and at 7 Lyndhurst Avenue, Rainham, Kent in 1973.

She died on 28 Feb 1973 in Chatham, Kent4.

Parents

  1. George Henry was born on 25 Aug 1860
  2. Ellen was born on 27 Sep 1860

Children

  1. Mary H was born on 16 Oct 1921

Media

Elizabeth Cowell - probate

Elizabeth Cowell - probate

1891 UK Census

1891 UK Census

1901 UK Census

1901 UK Census

1911 UK Census - page 1

1911 UK Census - page 1

1911 UK Census - page 2

1911 UK Census - page 2

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc/1891/0005385106

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/d/1973/1/az/000926/113

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/m/1920/2/az/000320/004

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/b/1890/2/az/000126/193

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=TNA/R39/1772/1772G/016/18

Family Tree

Family Tree

Map

Citations

  1. 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 1 and the daughter of the head of the household)
  2. 1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 10 and the daughter of the head of the household)
  3. 1939 Register - Findmypast (was the wife of the head of the household)
  4. England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 - Findmypast
  5. England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 - Findmypast

To be done

Residence record for 1973 contains no citation

Residence record for 2 Apr 1911 contains no citation

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