Bowyer of Staffordshire Moorlands
My line of the Bowyers, +variants Bowr(t) Boar Boare Boor lived in the beautiful Staffordshire Moorlands of Quarnford (Flash) Heathylee, Meerbrook, Alstonfield. Blackshaw Moor
William marr Barbara
son Jeremaih bapt 22-12-1645 Blackshaw Moor marr Penelope
son Matthew Boar 24-2-1713/14 marr Hannah Bradley whose son Daniel Bowyer bapt 25-2-1746 married Hannah Wardle 28-12-1768 daughter Mary Bowyer 2-7-1769 whose illegitimate Elizabeth bapt 19-1-1791 Quarnford which fits in with the Legendry Bess Bowyer who occupier thecave at The Roches where she raised three children John Robinson Bowyer who had a family Hannah had a son David Bowyer living with his grandmother Elizabeth on the 1851 census Leekfrith age 6.
and Eliza born 1831 died 1836.The Cave later was made into a cottage known as Rock hall which became well known in it own rights. and later a book was wrote about it.
Mary 's brother William son of Daniel and Hannah bapt 18-9-1774 Quarnford buried 3-1-1842 marr Joan son William 1803 of Goldsytch marr Sarah son George bapt 21-12-1849 Quarnford marr Ann Sweetmore 29-1-1849 Longnor whose dau Charlotte Bowyer was born 30-11-1848.See Sweetmore Swetmore.