Hi Ian, My name is Ann Davies nee Bowdler I live in Newcastle, Australia. I'm trying to find out where my Bowdler line starts from and who they were.
According to the Census England 1891 Edward William Bowdler b.abt 1862 at Islington London England. Mile End Old Town E
Annie Sarah nee ??? Bowdler b.abt.1867 at Islington London Civil Parish Mile End Old Town E They are my Great Grand Parents.
There were 3 children listed on that census
Erith Bowdler 5yrs b.abt.1886 at Mile End Old Town E.
Edward William Bowdler 3yr b.abt.1888 at Mile End Old Town E
Maud Bowdler 0yrs b.abt.1891 at Mile End Old Town E
Census England 1901 Edward and Annie as above Edwards Occupation was Conductor State Carriage.
Edward William Bowdler Jnr 12yrs b.1888 same as above
Maude Irene Bowdler 10yr b. 1891 same as above
Harold J Bowdler 1yr b.1899 at Mile End Old Town. London. Middlesex
Edgar D S Bowdler 4yr b.1897 Mile End Old Town. London. Middlesex. He is my Grandfather
I also found that Annie Sarah Bowdler 54yrs b.1867 left London 1921 and arrived in Sydney Australia.
Bowdlers listed on Ancestors onboard include:
BOWDLER Unknown _F 1911 London Australia Hobart BOWDLER Edgar _M 1911 London Australia Hobart BOWDLER Harold _ M 1911 London Australia Hobart BOWDLER Maud _ F 1911 London Australia Hobart
I would love to know more about my ancestors my late Dad was the last of Edgar Bowdler and Dorothy Ann nee Wares children. I hope that you can help fill in the missing bits also find out what was Annie Sarah"s ??? maiden name and her people. Looking forward to hearing from you.