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[16]; at Nethergone, Chislet, Kent on 2 Apr 1871[13]; 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 [14] and at 7 Pouces Cottages, Manston, Kent on 29 Sep 1939[15].

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/1861/0003425896

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=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. 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 32 and the head of the household)
  12. 1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 23 and the head of the household)
  13. 1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 12 and the son of the head of the household)
  14. 1911 Census for England & Wales - Findmypast (was age 52 and the head of the household)
  15. 1939 Register - Findmypast (was recorded at this address)
  16. 1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 2 and the son of the head of the household)

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