Ernest Frederick William Cowell 1908 - 1989

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Biography

A works manager of electrical & mechanical at present engaged on production for air raid shelters and the child of Ernest Cowell (a mechanical engineering draughtsman) and Ethel Steddy, Ernest William, the fourth cousin once-removed on the mother's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Medway, Kent, England on 24 Apr 19081,2,3 and married Joan Bennett (with whom he had 3 children: Roger Housden, Clive D and Hilary M) in Strood, Kent, England c. Aug 19334.

During his life, he was living at 1 Campbell Road, Gravesend, Kent on 2 Apr 1911[5]; at 26 Willersley Avenue, Chislehurst, Kent on 29 Sep 1939[1] and in 1945[6]; and at 7 Shorland Court, Esplanade, Rochester, Kent in 1989.

He died on 15 Mar 1989 in Chatham, Kent3 and is buried at St Marys Church, Fawkham, Kent. In 1959, he travelled from New York, New York, USA to Southampton, Hampshire, England (RMS Queen Elizabeth) arriving on 16 Feb (rMS Queen Elizabeth.).

Parents

  1. Ernest Benjamin was born on 9 Jul 1883
  2. Ethel Maud was born in 1882

Children

  1. Roger Housden was born on 3 Sep 1939
  2. Clive D
  3. Hilary M

Media

Ernest Cowell - Joan Bennett - gravestone

Ernest Cowell - Joan Bennett - gravestone

Ernest Frederick William Cowell

Ernest Frederick William Cowell

Ernest Cowell - probate

Ernest Cowell - probate

Electoral Register - 1945

Electoral Register - 1945

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/b/1908/2/az/000138/356

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/d/1989/3/77201301

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc/1911/rg14/03831/0641/3

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/m/1933/3/az/000307/080

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=TNA/BT27/1861000070/00025

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=TNA/R39/1246/1246B/016/14

Family Tree

Family Tree

Map

Citations

  1. 1939 Register - Findmypast (was the head of the household)
  2. England & Wales births 1837-2006 - Findmypast
  3. England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 - Findmypast
  4. England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 - Findmypast
  5. 1911 Census for England & Wales - Findmypast
  6. Bexley, Kent, England, Electoral Registers, 1734-1965
  7. 1911 Census for England & Wales - Findmypast (was age 2 and the son of the head of the household)

To be done

Burial place (Fawkham, Kent, England) has no citations

Residence record for 1989 contains no citation

Location for 1911 (Gravesend, Kent, England) differs from mother's (1 Campbell Road, Gravesend, Kent, England)

Please send your comments and corrections to Nigel Horne
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