John Cowell 1858 - 1944

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Biography

A farm waggoner and the child of Troward Cowell (an agricultural labourer) and Sarah Bennett, John Cowell, the great-grandfather of Nigel Horne, was born in Wingham, Kent, England on 17 May 18581,2,3,4,5,6,7, was baptised there on 27 Jun 1858 and was married twice, to Emma Culmer (on 8 Feb 1879 in Westbere, Kent, England) and Harriett Osborne (c. Nov 1899 in Thanet, Kent)10. He had 4 children, all with Emma Culmer: Charles Percy, Albert John, Edith Eliza and James Frederick.

During his life, he was living at Stodmarsh Street, Stodmarsh, Kent in 1861[1] and on 7 Apr 1861[12]; at Nethergone, Chislet, Kent on 2 Apr 1871[15]; at Wayborough, Minster, Thanet, Kent on 3 Apr 1881[3]; in Upstreet, Kent on 5 Apr 1891 when he was living with his son Charles Percy following the death of his wife on 7 May 1889 with his parents [4]; at 2 Woodchurch Farm Cottages, Acol, Kent on 31 Mar 1901[5]; at Woodchurch Farm, Acol, Kent on 2 Apr 1911 with his parents [13]; and at 7 Pouces Cottages, Manston, Kent on 29 Sep 1939[14].

He died on 11 Jan 1944 at New Cottages, Durlock, Minster, Thanet, Kent8,9 (unmarked grave in Minster Cemetery. Cerebral haemorrhage. Value of estate £136:12:11).

Parents

  1. Troward was born c. 1831
  2. Sarah Rebecca was born c. 1832

Children

  1. Charles Percy was born on 9 Mar 1879
  2. Albert John was born on 6 May 1880
  3. Edith Eliza
  4. James Frederick was born on 2 Mar 1887

Notes

Blind.

Media

John Cowell and Harriet Osborne

John Cowell and Harriet Osborne

John Cowell - Elizabeth Culmer - Marriage Certificate

John Cowell - Elizabeth Culmer - Marriage Certificate

John Cowell - birth certificate

John Cowell - birth certificate

John Cowell - death certificate

John Cowell - death certificate

John Cowell

John Cowell

John Cowell (2)

John Cowell (2)

John Cowell - probate

John Cowell - probate

1911 UK Centus page 1

1911 UK Centus page 1

1911 UK Census page 2

1911 UK Census page 2

Thanet Advertiser - 18 Jan 1944

Thanet Advertiser - 18 Jan 1944

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc/1891/0005761364

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc/1861/0003425896

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=r_848236700

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/m/1879/1/az/000045/272

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbprs/cant/m/94031997/1

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/d/1944/1/az/000224/088

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=TNA/R39/1820/1820G/008/30

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=TNA/R39/1820/1820G/008/33

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/b/1858/2/bh/000415/017

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=TNA/R39/1820/1820G/008/31

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/m/1899/4/az/000086/340

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=TNA/R39/1820/1820G/008/32

Family Tree

Family Tree

Map

Citations

  1. 1861 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1861. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1861. Data imaged from the National
  2. 1871 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1871. Data imaged from the National
  3. 1881 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. 1881 British Isles Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the
  4. 1891 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1891. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1891. Data imaged from The National
  5. 1901 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1901. Data imaged from the National
  6. 1911 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA), 1911. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England.
  7. England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. © Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Cont
  8. England & Wales, Death Index: 1984-2005 Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. © Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Cont
  9. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941 Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.Original data - Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. Londo
  10. England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index: 1837-1915 Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. © Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Cont
  11. 1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 23 and the head of the household)
  12. 1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 2 and the son of the head of the household)
  13. 1911 Census for England & Wales - Findmypast (was age 52 and the head of the household)
  14. 1939 Register - Findmypast (was recorded at this address)
  15. 1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 12 and the son of the head of the household)
  16. 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 32 and the head of the household)

To be done

Location for 1861 (Stodmarsh Street, Stodmarsh, Kent, England) differs from mother's (Stodmarsh, Kent, England)

Location for 1861 (Stodmarsh Street, Stodmarsh, Kent, England) differs from mother's (Stodmarsh, Kent, England)

Please send your comments and corrections to Nigel Horne
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