Edward George COWLEY

M, #2397, b. March 1880
Edward George COWLEY|b. Mar 1880|p175.htm#i2397|William Henry COWLEY|b. 1839|p176.htm#i2393|Mary Jane MULLETT|b. 1848|p534.htm#i2394||||Lavinia COWLEY|b. 1820|p176.htm#i5224|||||||

Father* William Henry COWLEY b. 1839
Mother* Mary Jane MULLETT b. 1848

Birth*March 1880Edward George COWLEY was born in March 1880 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of William Henry COWLEY and Mary Jane MULLETT
Baptism7 March 1880Edward George COWLEY was baptized on 7 March 1880 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Census 1881*He was aged 12mo in the 1881 census and lived at The Rectory, Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Residence*He lived at Stourton. 

Elizabeth COWLEY1

F, #12764, b. 1810
Elizabeth COWLEY|b. 1810|p175.htm#i12764||||Jane COWLEY|b. 1782|p175.htm#i12773|||||||John COWLEY|b. 1758|p175.htm#i12774|Jane COX|b. c 1756|p178.htm#i12775|

Mother* Jane COWLEY2 b. 1782

Birth*1810Elizabeth COWLEY was born in 1810 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
She was the daughter of Jane COWLEY.2 
Baptism2 July 1811Elizabeth COWLEY was baptised on 2 July 1811 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.3 
Marriage*9 January 1832She married James AVERY, son of John AVERY and Mellior MILLS, on 9 January 1832 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 1832
Jan
9
James
Avery
Bch
Mere
Elizth
Cowley
Spr
Mere
Yes
X
Frederick
Cross

Willm
Coward

Banns.4
 
Religion*Elizabeth COWLEY was Had children baptised in the Independent Chapel, but was not listed on the Church Roll. 
Census 1851*She was aged 41 in the 1851 census and lived at Old Pound, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Census 1841*She was aged 30 in the 1841 census and lived at Pound Street, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Married NameHer married name was AVERY.4 
Census 1861*She was aged 51 in the 1861 census and lived at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Residence*She lived at Mere. 

Family

 James AVERY b. 1805
Children 1.Aaron AVERY5 b. 14 Jan 1832
 2.John AVERY5 b. 24 Nov 1833
 3.James AVERY5 b. 11 Dec 1835
 4.Ellen AVERY1 b. 25 Nov 1837
 5.William AVERY+1 b. 13 Jan 1840
 6.Ann AVERY b. 1849

Citations

  1. [S17] 1861 Census.
  2. [S15] 1841 Census.
  3. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  4. [S86] Marriages of Mere, 1813-1925.
  5. [S88] Births, Baptisms & Marriages, Mere Independent Chapel, 1796-1896.

Elizabeth COWLEY

F, #17601, b. 1791
Elizabeth COWLEY|b. 1791|p175.htm#i17601|John COWLEY|b. 1749\nd. 1826|p175.htm#i17603|Virtue GLOVER|b. c 1754\nd. 1801|p305.htm#i17604|John COWLEY|b. 1698|p175.htm#i17606|Hannah ALFORD|b. 1707|p45.htm#i17607|||||||

Father* John COWLEY b. 1749, d. 1826
Mother* Virtue GLOVER b. c 1754, d. 1801

Birth*1791Elizabeth COWLEY was born in 1791 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
She was the daughter of John COWLEY and Virtue GLOVER
Baptism4 September 1791Elizabeth COWLEY was baptised on 4 September 1791 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*20 November 1815She married Daniel PITMAN, son of Philip PITMAN and Mary WOBURN, on 20 November 1815 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. Suspected consanguineous marriage. Both have ancestors surnamed ALFORD 1815
Nov
20
Daniel
Pittman
Bch
Mere
Elizabeth
Cowley
Spr
Mere
X
X
William
Coward
X
Lydia
Cowley
X
Banns

Willm
Coward.2 
Residence*Elizabeth COWLEY lived at Mere. 
Married NameHer married name was PITMAN. 

Family

 Daniel PITMAN b. 1788
Children 1.Ann PITMAN1 b. 1818
 2.Hannah PITMAN+ b. 1823

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S86] Marriages of Mere, 1813-1925.

Elizabeth COWLEY1

F, #21587, b. 1834
Elizabeth COWLEY|b. 1834|p175.htm#i21587|James COWLEY|b. 1809|p175.htm#i21585|Emma (COWLEY)|b. 1810|p9.htm#i21586|George COWLEY|b. 1791\nd. 1842|p175.htm#i21583|Catherine MILLS|b. 1788\nd. 1846|p514.htm#i21584|||||||

Father* James COWLEY1 b. 1809
Mother* Emma (COWLEY)1 b. 1810

Birth*1834Elizabeth COWLEY was born in 1834 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
She was the daughter of James COWLEY and Emma (COWLEY).1 
Baptism25 May 1834Elizabeth COWLEY was baptized on 25 May 1834 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Residence*She lived at Mere. 
Census 1841*She was aged 7 in the 1841 census and lived at Causeway, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Name VariationShe was also known as Betsy. 

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.

Ellen COWLEY1

F, #10559, b. 1840
Ellen COWLEY|b. 1840|p175.htm#i10559|James COWLEY|b. 1813|p175.htm#i10554|Mary PORTNELL|b. 1813|p581.htm#i10555|Henry COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1848|p175.htm#i21588|Sarah READ|b. 1780|p592.htm#i21589|||||||

Father* James COWLEY1 b. 1813
Mother* Mary PORTNELL1 b. 1813

Birth*1840Ellen COWLEY was born in 1840 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
She was the daughter of James COWLEY and Mary PORTNELL.1 
Census 1851*Ellen COWLEY was aged 10 in the 1851 census and lived at Wood Cottage, Mere, Wiltshire, England, . 

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census.

Fanny COWLEY

F, #2212, b. 1814
Fanny COWLEY|b. 1814|p175.htm#i2212|John COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1873|p175.htm#i10556|Sarah (COWLEY)|b. 1778\nd. 1857|p9.htm#i10557|John COWLEY|b. 1758|p175.htm#i12774|Jane COX|b. c 1756|p178.htm#i12775|||||||

Father* John COWLEY b. 1779, d. 1873
Mother* Sarah (COWLEY) b. 1778, d. 1857

Birth*1814Fanny COWLEY was born in 1814 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
She was the daughter of John COWLEY and Sarah (COWLEY)
Baptism6 November 1814Fanny COWLEY was baptised on 6 November 1814 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*24 July 1834She married Martin DOWN, son of John DOWN and Sophia (DOWN), on 24 July 1834 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 1834
Jul
24
Martin
Down
Bch
Mere
Fanny
Cowley
Spr
Mere
X
X
John
Morgan
X
Willm
Coward

Banns
all parties concerned.2
 
Census 1861*Fanny COWLEY was aged 53 in the 1861 census and lived at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Census 1841*She was aged 25 in the 1841 census and lived at Street, Kilmington, Somerset, England. 
Census 1851*She was aged 36 in the 1851 census and lived at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Married NameHer married name was DOWN. 
Residence*She lived at Mere, Kilmington and Stourton. 

Family

 Martin DOWN b. 1811
Children 1.George DOWN b. 1835
 2.Martin DOWN3 b. 5 Jun 1837, d. c 13 Jun 1837
 3.Elizabeth DOWN b. 1839
 4.Aaron DOWN4 b. 1840, d. 1841
 5.William Henry DOWN b. 1843
 6.Enos DOWN5 b. c 1844, d. 1844
 7.Sarah DOWN b. 1846, d. 1849
 8.Enos DOWN b. Aug 1847, d. Jan 1848
 9.Edward James DOWN b. 1849
 10.Jesse DOWN b. 1849
 11.Selina DOWN b. Jan 1851, d. Jun 1851
 12.Jane DOWN b. Jun 1852, d. Jun 1852
 13.Sarah DOWN b. c 27 Mar 1854, d. Jun 1854

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S86] Marriages of Mere, 1813-1925.
  3. [S88] Births, Baptisms & Marriages, Mere Independent Chapel, 1796-1896.
  4. [S66] Baptisms of Kilmington, 1838-1901, transcribed by Cathy Day, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, ANU.
  5. [S69] Burials, Kilmington, 1837-1944, transcribed by Cathy Day, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, ANU and Yvonne Scrivener.

Fanny COWLEY1

F, #10558, b. 1840
Fanny COWLEY|b. 1840|p175.htm#i10558|James COWLEY|b. 1813|p175.htm#i10554|Mary PORTNELL|b. 1813|p581.htm#i10555|Henry COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1848|p175.htm#i21588|Sarah READ|b. 1780|p592.htm#i21589|||||||

Father* James COWLEY1 b. 1813
Mother* Mary PORTNELL1 b. 1813

Birth*1840Fanny COWLEY was born in 1840 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
She was the daughter of James COWLEY and Mary PORTNELL.1 
Residence*Fanny COWLEY lived at Mere. 
Note*Other information; Both Fanny and Ellen are shown as 10 yrs old in 1851, but only Fanny is present in 1841, and shown as 1 yr old. Perhaps they were not twins but just born less than a yera apart. 
Census 1851*She was aged 10 in the 1851 census and lived at Wood Cottage, Mere, Wiltshire, England, . 
Census 1841*She was aged 1 in the 1841 census and lived at Pound Street, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census.

George COWLEY1

M, #10566, b. 1843
George COWLEY|b. 1843|p175.htm#i10566|James COWLEY|b. 1812\nd. Jul 1844|p175.htm#i10565|Jane COLLINS|b. 1814|p154.htm#i10563|John COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1873|p175.htm#i10556|Sarah (COWLEY)|b. 1778\nd. 1857|p9.htm#i10557|||||||

Father* James COWLEY1 b. 1812, d. Jul 1844
Mother* Jane COLLINS1 b. 1814

Birth*1843George COWLEY was born in 1843 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
He was the son of James COWLEY and Jane COLLINS.1 
Residence*George COWLEY lived at Mere. 
Census 1851*He was aged 7 in the 1851 census and lived at Water Street, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census.

George COWLEY

M, #21583, b. 1791, d. 1842
George COWLEY|b. 1791\nd. 1842|p175.htm#i21583|Joseph COWLEY|b. 1753|p176.htm#i15493|Susannah (COWLEY)|b. c 1755|p9.htm#i21591|Thomas COWLEY|b. 1732|p176.htm#i15494||||||||||

Father* Joseph COWLEY b. 1753
Mother* Susannah (COWLEY) b. c 1755

Birth*1791George COWLEY was born in 1791 at Mere, Wiltshire, England; There were two people called George cOWLEY: one baptised in 1789 and one in 1791. Both stayed in Mere. One died in 1841 and one in 1861. This one is allocated as the son of Joseph & Susannah since he had a brother named James and he called his first son James. It is a tenuous connection, and it's possible that the men have been incorreclty allcoated. 
He was the son of Joseph COWLEY and Susannah (COWLEY)
Baptism21 December 1791George COWLEY was baptised on 21 December 1791 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*4 February 1809He married Catherine MILLS, daughter of George MILLS and Elizabeth TUDGAY, on 4 February 1809 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. Bch. Spr. Groom "LEWIS or COWLEY."2 
Death*1842George COWLEY died in 1842 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Burial*25 February 1842He was buried on 25 February 1842 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; Aged 52 yrs.3 
Occupation*He was a Weaver. 
Census 1841*He was aged 50 in the 1841 census and lived at Burton Field, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Name VariationHe was also known as LEWIS. WSRO says:" The register says George Lewis of the Parish of Mere, but the mark is of George Cowley. The banns entry is also for George Cowley." 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 

Family

 Catherine MILLS b. 1788, d. 1846
Children 1.James COWLEY+1 b. 1809
 2.Mary Ann COWLEY1 b. 1816, d. Jan 1817
 3.Mary Ann COWLEY+ b. 1818
 4.Charlotte COWLEY1 b. 1824

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S74] Marriages Transcript, Mere, 1561-1812.
  3. [S97] Burials, Mere, 1813-1955.

Giles COWLEY1

M, #10560, b. 1845
Giles COWLEY|b. 1845|p175.htm#i10560|James COWLEY|b. 1813|p175.htm#i10554|Mary PORTNELL|b. 1813|p581.htm#i10555|Henry COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1848|p175.htm#i21588|Sarah READ|b. 1780|p592.htm#i21589|||||||

Father* James COWLEY1 b. 1813
Mother* Mary PORTNELL1 b. 1813

Birth*1845Giles COWLEY was born in 1845 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
He was the son of James COWLEY and Mary PORTNELL.1 
Residence*Giles COWLEY lived at Mere. 
Census 1851*He was aged 5 in the 1851 census and lived at Wood Cottage, Mere, Wiltshire, England, . 

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census.

Grace COWLEY1

F, #22662, b. 1660
Grace COWLEY|b. 1660|p175.htm#i22662|Leonard COWLEY|b. 1634\nd. 1706|p176.htm#i22657||||Leonard COWLEY|b. 1612|p176.htm#i22658|Mary (COWLEY)|b. c 1615|p9.htm#i22659|||||||

Father* Leonard COWLEY1 b. 1634, d. 1706

Birth*1660Grace COWLEY was born in 1660 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
She was the daughter of Leonard COWLEY.1 
Baptism21 March 1660Grace COWLEY was baptized on 21 March 1660 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Residence*She lived at Mere. 

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.

Henry COWLEY1

M, #17605, b. 1776, d. 1778
Henry COWLEY|b. 1776\nd. 1778|p175.htm#i17605|John COWLEY|b. 1749\nd. 1826|p175.htm#i17603|Virtue GLOVER|b. c 1754\nd. 1801|p305.htm#i17604|John COWLEY|b. 1698|p175.htm#i17606|Hannah ALFORD|b. 1707|p45.htm#i17607|||||||

Father* John COWLEY1 b. 1749, d. 1826
Mother* Virtue GLOVER1 b. c 1754, d. 1801

Birth*1776Henry COWLEY was born in 1776 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
He was the son of John COWLEY and Virtue GLOVER.1 
Baptism9 October 1776Henry COWLEY was baptized on 9 October 1776 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Death*1778He died in 1778 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Burial*30 August 1778He was buried on 30 August 1778 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; Son of John.2 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S63] Burials Transcript, Mere, 1588-1837.

Henry COWLEY1

M, #21588, b. 1779, d. 1848
Henry COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1848|p175.htm#i21588|John COWLEY|b. 1749\nd. 1826|p175.htm#i17603|Virtue GLOVER|b. c 1754\nd. 1801|p305.htm#i17604|John COWLEY|b. 1698|p175.htm#i17606|Hannah ALFORD|b. 1707|p45.htm#i17607|||||||

Father* John COWLEY1 b. 1749, d. 1826
Mother* Virtue GLOVER1 b. c 1754, d. 1801

Birth*1779Henry COWLEY was born in 1779 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
He was the son of John COWLEY and Virtue GLOVER.1 
Baptism16 April 1779Henry COWLEY was baptized on 16 April 1779 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*23 June 1805He married Sarah READ, daughter of John READ and Mary FRICKER, on 23 June 1805 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. Botp. By banns. Wit: George STRONG, William COWARD.2 
Death*1848Henry COWLEY died in 1848 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Burial*28 December 1848He was buried on 28 December 1848 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; Aged 72 yrs.3 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 
Name VariationHe was also known as Harry. Shown this way on his marriage record. 

Family

 Sarah READ b. 1780
Children 1.John COWLEY+1 b. 1808
 2.James COWLEY+ b. 1813

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S74] Marriages Transcript, Mere, 1561-1812.
  3. [S97] Burials, Mere, 1813-1955.

James COWLEY

M, #2719, b. 1786
James COWLEY|b. 1786|p175.htm#i2719|Joseph COWLEY|b. 1753|p176.htm#i15493|Susannah (COWLEY)|b. c 1755|p9.htm#i21591|Thomas COWLEY|b. 1732|p176.htm#i15494||||||||||

Father* Joseph COWLEY b. 1753
Mother* Susannah (COWLEY) b. c 1755

Birth*1786James COWLEY was born in 1786 at Mere, Wiltshire, England; It's possible that the father of Mary Ann HOBBS was born in 1784, the s/o John & Virtue. 
He was the son of Joseph COWLEY and Susannah (COWLEY)
Baptism26 March 1786James COWLEY was baptised on 26 March 1786 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Note*Other information; This man was listed as the father of Mary Ann SMART (nee HOBBS) at her second wedding in 1871. It makes no sense unless she was born illegitimately. 
Occupation*He was a Labourer. 

Family

 
Child 1.Mary Ann HOBBS+ b. 1815, d. 1884

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.

James COWLEY1

M, #10554, b. 1813
James COWLEY|b. 1813|p175.htm#i10554|Henry COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1848|p175.htm#i21588|Sarah READ|b. 1780|p592.htm#i21589|John COWLEY|b. 1749\nd. 1826|p175.htm#i17603|Virtue GLOVER|b. c 1754\nd. 1801|p305.htm#i17604|John READ|b. 1739|p590.htm#i11777|Mary FRICKER|b. 1737\nd. 1784|p291.htm#i11778|

Father* Henry COWLEY b. 1779, d. 1848
Mother* Sarah READ b. 1780

Birth*1813James COWLEY was born in 1813 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
He was the son of Henry COWLEY and Sarah READ
Baptism27 January 1813James COWLEY was baptised on 27 January 1813 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.2 
Marriage*1 December 1836He married Mary PORTNELL on 1 December 1836 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. Botp. Bch. Spr. By banns. Wit: Harry COWLEY, William COWARD (clerk).3 
Census 1851*James COWLEY was aged 38 in the 1851 census and lived at Wood Cottage, Mere, Wiltshire, England, . 
Census 1841*He was aged 25 in the 1841 census and lived at Pound Street, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Census 1871*He was aged 56 in the 1871 census and lived at Manor Cottages, Mere, Wiltshire, England, . 
Occupation*He was a Linen Weaver; Ag Labourer. 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 

Family

 Mary PORTNELL b. 1813
Children 1.Fanny COWLEY4 b. 1840
 2.Ellen COWLEY4 b. 1840
 3.Giles COWLEY4 b. 1845
 4.William COWLEY4 b. 1847
 5.Sarah COWLEY4 b. Aug 1850
 6.Mary COWLEY+1 b. 1855

Citations

  1. [S24] 1871 Census.
  2. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  3. [S86] Marriages of Mere, 1813-1925.
  4. [S16] 1851 Census.

James COWLEY

M, #10565, b. 1812, d. July 1844
James COWLEY|b. 1812\nd. Jul 1844|p175.htm#i10565|John COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1873|p175.htm#i10556|Sarah (COWLEY)|b. 1778\nd. 1857|p9.htm#i10557|John COWLEY|b. 1758|p175.htm#i12774|Jane COX|b. c 1756|p178.htm#i12775|||||||

Father* John COWLEY b. 1779, d. 1873
Mother* Sarah (COWLEY) b. 1778, d. 1857

Birth*1812James COWLEY was born in 1812 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of John COWLEY and Sarah (COWLEY)
Baptism5 April 1812James COWLEY was baptised on 5 April 1812 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*June 1841He married Jane COLLINS in June 1841 at Mere Reg Dist, Wiltshire, England.2 
Death*July 1844James COWLEY died in July 1844 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.3 
Burial*10 July 1844He was buried on 10 July 1844 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; Aged 33 yrs.4 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 
Occupation*He was a Ag Labourer. 
Census 1841*He was aged 25 in the 1841 census and lived at Pound Street, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 

Family

 Jane COLLINS b. 1814
Child 1.George COWLEY5 b. 1843

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S14] FreeBMD "Jun qtr 1841 Mere Reg Dist vol.8 p.601."
  3. [S14] FreeBMD "Sep qtr 1844 Mere Reg Dist vol.8 p.259."
  4. [S97] Burials, Mere, 1813-1955.
  5. [S16] 1851 Census.

James COWLEY1

M, #21585, b. 1809
James COWLEY|b. 1809|p175.htm#i21585|George COWLEY|b. 1791\nd. 1842|p175.htm#i21583|Catherine MILLS|b. 1788\nd. 1846|p514.htm#i21584|Joseph COWLEY|b. 1753|p176.htm#i15493|Susannah (COWLEY)|b. c 1755|p9.htm#i21591|George MILLS|b. 1749\nd. 1811|p516.htm#i14488|Elizabeth TUDGAY|b. 1749|p704.htm#i14489|

Father* George COWLEY1 b. 1791, d. 1842
Mother* Catherine MILLS1 b. 1788, d. 1846

Birth*1809James COWLEY was born in 1809 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
He was the son of George COWLEY and Catherine MILLS.1 
Baptism5 July 1809James COWLEY was baptized on 5 July 1809 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*He married Emma (COWLEY)
Occupation*James COWLEY was a Linen Weaver. 
Census 1841*He was aged 30 in the 1841 census and lived at Causeway, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
(Witness) Marriage9 September 1838He witnessed the Marriage of Thomas CURTIS and Mary Ann COWLEY on 9 September 1838 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; 5th cousins.2 

Family

 Emma (COWLEY) b. 1810
Child 1.Elizabeth COWLEY1 b. 1834

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S86] Marriages of Mere, 1813-1925.

James Henry COWLEY

M, #2395, b. 1876
James Henry COWLEY|b. 1876|p175.htm#i2395|William Henry COWLEY|b. 1839|p176.htm#i2393|Mary Jane MULLETT|b. 1848|p534.htm#i2394||||Lavinia COWLEY|b. 1820|p176.htm#i5224|||||||

Father* William Henry COWLEY b. 1839
Mother* Mary Jane MULLETT b. 1848

Birth*1876James Henry COWLEY was born in 1876 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of William Henry COWLEY and Mary Jane MULLETT
Baptism11 June 1876James Henry COWLEY was baptized on 11 June 1876 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Census 1881*He was aged 5 in the 1881 census and lived at The Rectory, Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Residence*He lived at Stourton. 

Jane COWLEY1

F, #9442, b. 1832
Jane COWLEY|b. 1832|p175.htm#i9442|Thomas COWLEY|b. 1787\nd. 1875|p176.htm#i9435|Martha MAIDMENT|b. 1792|p475.htm#i9436|||||||James MAIDMENT|b. 1768|p473.htm#i9455|Mary SLY|b. 1771|p636.htm#i9456|

Father* Thomas COWLEY1 b. 1787, d. 1875
Mother* Martha MAIDMENT1 b. 1792

Birth*1832Jane COWLEY was born in 1832 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
She was the daughter of Thomas COWLEY and Martha MAIDMENT.1 
Baptism11 August 1832Jane COWLEY was baptized on 11 August 1832 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Residence*She lived at Mere. 

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.

Jane COWLEY1

F, #12773, b. 1782
Jane COWLEY|b. 1782|p175.htm#i12773|John COWLEY|b. 1758|p175.htm#i12774|Jane COX|b. c 1756|p178.htm#i12775|John COWLEY|b. 1731|p175.htm#i18207|Frances COWARD|b. c 1738|p169.htm#i18208|||||||

Father* John COWLEY b. 1758
Mother* Jane COX b. c 1756

Birth*1782Jane COWLEY was born in 1782 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1,2 
She was the daughter of John COWLEY and Jane COX
Baptism14 March 1782Jane COWLEY was baptised on 14 March 1782 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Residence*She lived at Mere. 
Census 1841*She was aged 60 in the 1841 census and lived at Pound Street, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 

Family

 
Child 1.Elizabeth COWLEY+1 b. 1810

Citations

  1. [S15] 1841 Census.
  2. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.

Jane COWLEY

F, #13949, b. 1819, d. December 1852
Jane COWLEY|b. 1819\nd. Dec 1852|p175.htm#i13949|Leonard COWLEY|b. 1788|p176.htm#i13950|Ann FRICKER|b. 1787|p289.htm#i20612|John COWLEY|b. 1758|p175.htm#i12774|Jane COX|b. c 1756|p178.htm#i12775|John FRICKER|b. 1755|p290.htm#i10895|Sarah READ|b. c 1755|p592.htm#i10896|

Father* Leonard COWLEY b. 1788
Mother* Ann FRICKER b. 1787

Birth*1819Jane COWLEY was born in 1819 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
She was the daughter of Leonard COWLEY and Ann FRICKER
Baptism18 July 1819Jane COWLEY was baptised on 18 July 1819 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*25 May 1843She married Charles DORRINGTON, son of James DORRINGTON and Mary SLY, on 25 May 1843 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 5th cousins Banns
1843
May
25
Charles
Dodington
ofa
Bch
Mason
Mere
James
Dodington
Mason

Jane
Cowley
ofa
Spr

Mere
Leonard
Cowley
Weaver

Yes
X
James
Dodington

William
Coward.2 
Death*December 1852Jane COWLEY died in December 1852 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.3 
Burial*10 December 1852She was buried on 10 December 1852 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; Aged 33 years. Of Mere Town.4 
Census 1851*She was aged 30 in the 1851 census and lived at Holwell, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Residence*She lived at Mere. 
Married NameHer married name was DORRINGTON. 

Family

 Charles DORRINGTON b. 1819
Children 1.Mary Ann DORRINGTON5 b. 1843
 2.Fanny DORRINGTON5 b. Dec 1850

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S86] Marriages of Mere, 1813-1925.
  3. [S14] FreeBMD "Dec qtr 1852 Mere Reg Dist vol.5a p.167."
  4. [S97] Burials, Mere, 1813-1955.
  5. [S87] Baptisms, Mere.

Jane COWLEY

F, #20371, b. 1691
Jane COWLEY|b. 1691|p175.htm#i20371|Leonard COWLEY Junr|b. 1663|p176.htm#i13919|Jean PURCHASE|b. 1668|p585.htm#i18211|Leonard COWLEY|b. 1634\nd. 1706|p176.htm#i22657||||Nathan PURCHASE|b. c 1635\nd. 1679|p585.htm#i20284|Virtue PENNY|b. 1635\nd. 1710|p568.htm#i20346|

Father* Leonard COWLEY Junr b. 1663
Mother* Jean PURCHASE b. 1668

Birth*1691Jane COWLEY was born in 1691 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
She was the daughter of Leonard COWLEY Junr and Jean PURCHASE
Baptism21 March 1691Jane COWLEY was baptised on 21 March 1691 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*28 May 1721She married James READ, son of John READ, on 28 May 1721 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. Both of Mere.2 
Residence*Jane COWLEY lived at Mere. 
Note*Other information; In the absence of other evidence I have assumed that "Jean" and "Jane" were the same person. 
Married NameHer married name was READ.2 
Name VariationShe was also known as Jean. Baptised this way. 

Family

 James READ b. 1697
Child 1.James READ+ b. 1727

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S74] Marriages Transcript, Mere, 1561-1812.

John COWLEY

M, #9198, b. 1803
John COWLEY|b. 1803|p175.htm#i9198|John COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1873|p175.htm#i10556|Sarah (COWLEY)|b. 1778\nd. 1857|p9.htm#i10557|John COWLEY|b. 1758|p175.htm#i12774|Jane COX|b. c 1756|p178.htm#i12775|||||||

Father* John COWLEY b. 1779, d. 1873
Mother* Sarah (COWLEY) b. 1778, d. 1857

Birth*1803John COWLEY was born in 1803 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of John COWLEY and Sarah (COWLEY)
Baptism27 March 1803John COWLEY was baptised on 27 March 1803 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; This particular John COWLEY was allocated as the s/o John & Sarah since his brother Matthew was a witness at his wedding.1 
Marriage*2 February 1824He married Hannah PITMAN, daughter of Philip PITMAN and Mary WOBURN, on 2 February 1824 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. Bch. Spr. By banns. Wit: Matthew COWLEY, William COWARD (clerk).2 
Residence*John COWLEY lived at Mere. 
Occupation*He was a Labourer. 

Family

 Hannah PITMAN b. 1805
Child 1.Sarah COWLEY+ b. 1833

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S86] Marriages of Mere, 1813-1925.

John COWLEY

M, #10556, b. 1779, d. 1873
John COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1873|p175.htm#i10556|John COWLEY|b. 1758|p175.htm#i12774|Jane COX|b. c 1756|p178.htm#i12775|John COWLEY|b. 1731|p175.htm#i18207|Frances COWARD|b. c 1738|p169.htm#i18208|||||||

Father* John COWLEY b. 1758
Mother* Jane COX b. c 1756

Birth*1779John COWLEY was born in 1779 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of John COWLEY and Jane COX
Baptism8 December 1779John COWLEY was baptised on 8 December 1779 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*He married Sarah (COWLEY)
Death*1873John COWLEY died in 1873 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Burial*16 April 1873He was buried on 16 April 1873 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; Aged 95 yrs.2 
Census 1841*He was aged 60 in the 1841 census and lived at Pound Street, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Census 1851*He was aged 72 in the 1851 census and lived at Almshouses, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 
Occupation*He was a Linen Weaver; Pauper. 

Family

 Sarah (COWLEY) b. 1778, d. 1857
Children 1.Matthew COWLEY1 b. 1800
 2.John COWLEY+ b. 1803
 3.Mary COWLEY+ b. 1810
 4.James COWLEY+ b. 1812, d. Jul 1844
 5.Fanny COWLEY+ b. 1814

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S97] Burials, Mere, 1813-1955.

John COWLEY

M, #12774, b. 1758
John COWLEY|b. 1758|p175.htm#i12774|John COWLEY|b. 1731|p175.htm#i18207|Frances COWARD|b. c 1738|p169.htm#i18208|Leonard COWLEY|b. 1693|p176.htm#i18209|Hester WEST|b. c 1706|p728.htm#i18210|||||||

Father* John COWLEY b. 1731
Mother* Frances COWARD b. c 1738

Birth*1758John COWLEY was born in 1758 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of John COWLEY and Frances COWARD
Baptism18 October 1758John COWLEY was baptised on 18 October 1758 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*30 December 1778He married Jane COX on 30 December 1778 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. Botp. Bch. Spr.2 
Residence*John COWLEY lived at Mere. 

Family

 Jane COX b. c 1756
Children 1.John COWLEY+ b. 1779, d. 1873
 2.Jane COWLEY+ b. 1782
 3.Leonard COWLEY+ b. 1788

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S74] Marriages Transcript, Mere, 1561-1812.

John COWLEY

M, #17603, b. 1749, d. 1826
John COWLEY|b. 1749\nd. 1826|p175.htm#i17603|John COWLEY|b. 1698|p175.htm#i17606|Hannah ALFORD|b. 1707|p45.htm#i17607|Leonard COWLEY Junr|b. 1663|p176.htm#i13919|Jean PURCHASE|b. 1668|p585.htm#i18211|Abraham ALFORD|b. c 1677|p44.htm#i17608||||

Father* John COWLEY b. 1698
Mother* Hannah ALFORD b. 1707

Birth*1749John COWLEY was born in 1749 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of John COWLEY and Hannah ALFORD
Baptism21 July 1749John COWLEY was baptised on 21 July 1749 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*3 June 1776He married Virtue GLOVER on 3 June 1776 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. Bch. Spr.2 
Death*1826John COWLEY died in 1826 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Burial*26 February 1826He was buried on 26 February 1826 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; Aged 79 yrs.3 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 

Family

 Virtue GLOVER b. c 1754, d. 1801
Children 1.Henry COWLEY1 b. 1776, d. 1778
 2.Henry COWLEY+1 b. 1779, d. 1848
 3.Charity COWLEY+ b. 1781, d. 1853
 4.Rosetta COWLEY+ b. 1789, d. 1874
 5.Elizabeth COWLEY+ b. 1791

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S74] Marriages Transcript, Mere, 1561-1812.
  3. [S63] Burials Transcript, Mere, 1588-1837.

John COWLEY

M, #17606, b. 1698
John COWLEY|b. 1698|p175.htm#i17606|Leonard COWLEY Junr|b. 1663|p176.htm#i13919|Jean PURCHASE|b. 1668|p585.htm#i18211|Leonard COWLEY|b. 1634\nd. 1706|p176.htm#i22657||||Nathan PURCHASE|b. c 1635\nd. 1679|p585.htm#i20284|Virtue PENNY|b. 1635\nd. 1710|p568.htm#i20346|

Father* Leonard COWLEY Junr b. 1663
Mother* Jean PURCHASE b. 1668

Birth*1698John COWLEY was born in 1698 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of Leonard COWLEY Junr and Jean PURCHASE
Baptism16 March 1698John COWLEY was baptised on 16 March 1698 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*7 December 1730He married Hannah ALFORD, daughter of Abraham ALFORD, on 7 December 1730 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. Both of Mere.2 
Residence*John COWLEY lived at Mere. 

Family

 Hannah ALFORD b. 1707
Child 1.John COWLEY+ b. 1749, d. 1826

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S74] Marriages Transcript, Mere, 1561-1812.

John COWLEY

M, #18207, b. 1731
John COWLEY|b. 1731|p175.htm#i18207|Leonard COWLEY|b. 1693|p176.htm#i18209|Hester WEST|b. c 1706|p728.htm#i18210|Leonard COWLEY Junr|b. 1663|p176.htm#i13919|Jean PURCHASE|b. 1668|p585.htm#i18211|||||||

Father* Leonard COWLEY b. 1693
Mother* Hester WEST b. c 1706

Birth*1731John COWLEY was born in 1731 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of Leonard COWLEY and Hester WEST
Baptism7 November 1731John COWLEY was baptised on 7 November 1731 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*27 December 1757He married Frances COWARD on 27 December 1757 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. Both of Mere.2 
Residence*John COWLEY lived at Mere. 

Family

 Frances COWARD b. c 1738
Child 1.John COWLEY+ b. 1758

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S74] Marriages Transcript, Mere, 1561-1812.

John COWLEY1

M, #22663, b. 1672, d. 1672
John COWLEY|b. 1672\nd. 1672|p175.htm#i22663|Leonard COWLEY|b. 1634\nd. 1706|p176.htm#i22657||||Leonard COWLEY|b. 1612|p176.htm#i22658|Mary (COWLEY)|b. c 1615|p9.htm#i22659|||||||

Father* Leonard COWLEY1 b. 1634, d. 1706

Birth*1672John COWLEY was born in 1672 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
He was the son of Leonard COWLEY.1 
Baptism8 July 1672John COWLEY was baptized on 8 July 1672 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Death*1672He died in 1672 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Burial*11 July 1672He was buried on 11 July 1672 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; Son of Leonard.2 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S63] Burials Transcript, Mere, 1588-1837.

John COWLEY1

M, #22664, b. 1808
John COWLEY|b. 1808|p175.htm#i22664|Henry COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1848|p175.htm#i21588|Sarah READ|b. 1780|p592.htm#i21589|John COWLEY|b. 1749\nd. 1826|p175.htm#i17603|Virtue GLOVER|b. c 1754\nd. 1801|p305.htm#i17604|John READ|b. 1739|p590.htm#i11777|Mary FRICKER|b. 1737\nd. 1784|p291.htm#i11778|

Father* Henry COWLEY1 b. 1779, d. 1848
Mother* Sarah READ1 b. 1780

Birth*1808John COWLEY was born in 1808 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
He was the son of Henry COWLEY and Sarah READ.1 
Baptism15 May 1808John COWLEY was baptized on 15 May 1808 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*14 April 1834He married Eliza LONG on 14 April 1834 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 1834     Apr     14     John     Cowley     Bch     Mere     Eliza     Long     Spr     Mere     X     Yes     William     Long           Harriet     Fricker     X     Banns     all parties concerned.2      
Residence*John COWLEY lived at Mere. 

Family

 Eliza LONG b. c 1812
Child 1.Mark COWLEY3 b. 16 Jun 1840

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S86] Marriages of Mere, 1813-1925.
  3. [S88] Births, Baptisms & Marriages, Mere Independent Chapel, 1796-1896.
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